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Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

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222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States

The Elmer L. Andersen Library is located on the West Bank of the Twin Cities Campus of the University of Minnesota.

This state-of-the-art facility houses many of the University’s special collections and archives units, the Digital Library Services’ digitization center, the central office of the MINITEX Library Information Network, and the Minnesota Library Access Center (MLAC).
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February 2017
Free

Nurturing Justice: Raising Inclusive Children in an Unjust World

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Nurturing Justice: Raising Inclusive Children in an Unjust World. Join this discussion with parents, educators, and others working with children and youth as they share personal experiences with challenging bias and creating open and equitable child-focused spaces.

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March 2017
Free

First Fridays: March 2017

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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March SWHA

Discovering Diebold and The S-Files are the topics of the March 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Copper Plate of Map of Minnesota

Please join us for an exhibit celebration, March 8, 7:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library. View the exhibit “Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota” and hear from speakers Edie Overturf, U of M Department of Art, and Ron Wencl, United States Geological Survey.

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Free

Unmasking ‘Choice’: Moving from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice

March 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Unmasking ‘Choice’: Moving from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice. Join a conversation that offers an intersectional and human rights lens regarding important aspects of the ongoing struggle for reproductive freedom.

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April 2017
Free

First Fridays: April 2017

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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April CLRC

Beyond Golden Books and Letters to Bill Holm are the topics for the April 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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Free

Naomi C. Chase Lecture 2017 with Melissa Sweet

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us April 12 for the annual Chase Lecture featuring Melissa Sweet, who has illustrated many award-winning books, including two Caldecott Honor books: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The Right Word: Peter Mark Roget and His Thesaurus, both by Jen Bryant.

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Free

Pride not Pity: Disability as Culture

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Pride not Pity: Disability as Culture. Engage in a conversation with diverse panelists from the disability community to gain greater understanding of the implications of disability culture within disabled communities and for American culture at large.

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John Coy to accept Kerlan Award April 29

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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John Coy by Anna Min

ohn Coy whose most recent books are Their Great Gift, a story about immigration with striking photographs by Wing Young Huie, and Gap Life, a Young Adult novel about a boy whose parents will pay for college as long as he studies what they want, is the winner of the 2017 Kerlan Award. The award will be presented April 29, 12:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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May 2017
Free

First Fridays: May 2017

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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May NAA

Sympathy for Sullivan is the topic of the May 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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