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February 2019

SOLD OUT! Friends Forum: Members Appreciation Event

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weisman Art Museum, 333 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free
Steve Sack

'I read the paper, I crack a joke, and I draw a picture.' St. Paul native and University of Minnesota alumnus Steve Sack kept it simple when he won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. Minnesotans are fortunate to follow his view of the world each day in the Star Tribune newspaper as he skewers presidents from Reagan to Trump and tackles international and local issues.

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The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. The event includes a discussion between author Leonard S. Marcus and Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of the University's Children's Literature Research Collections, followed by a book signing.

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March 2019

The ABC of It Open House

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This open house will allow children and families ample opportunity to tour the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.

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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for writers

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by writers Joyce Sidman, John Coy, and Brenda Child. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts…

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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for artists

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by artists Lauren Stringer, Nancy Carlson, and Betsy Bowen. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts…

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The ABC of It: The Making of the Exhibit

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. through a panel discussion on the making of the exhibit, featuring Rebecca Brown, Mary Schultz, and Darren Terpstra. Moderated by Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates…

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April 2019

Friends Forum: Pankake Poetry Series

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Jim Moore

Writing a Life: The Poetry of Jim Moore. Teaching poetry while in prison, being present at an airport bomb explosion, and traveling internationally have shaped Jim Moore as a writer and pivotal figure on Minnesota’s poetry scene for more than four decades.

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May 2019

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