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Anoka County Library offers Express Yourself series

Date: Oct 7th, 2013

How do you express yourself? This fall explore dance, needlecraft, photography and acting at Anoka County Library!

“Today’s Anoka County Library truly offers something for everyone and all ages! There’s bound to be a book, class or demonstration that’s right for you,” said Anoka County Commissioner Carol LeDoux.

Flamenco Dance
Hear the story Lola's Fandango then try the same flamenco dance movements Lola is learning in the book including rhythmic clapping, footwork, and hand and arm movements. This lively program is for children up to age 10 and their families.
Registration required.
     Saturday, October 12, 2:30 p.m., St. Francis Library, St. Francis
     Saturday, October 26, 1:00 p.m., Mississippi Library, Fridley
     Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Library, Circle Pines

Learn to Crochet
Learn the basics of crochet in this introductory level class. Skills learned: foundation chain, single crochet, double crochet, and finish off. For ages 12 and up. Please bring a crochet hook and worsted weight yarn.
Registration required.
     Monday, October 7, 6:30 p.m., North Central Branch, Ham Lake
 

iPhone Photography for Teens
Explore and develop your artistic spirit through the creative process of iPhones photography. Presented by Photography at the Center.
Registration required.
     Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Rum River Library, Anoka
     Monday, October 21, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Johnsville Library, Blaine

 

Monster Wrangler
Design and sew your own stuffed monster, creature or make-believe animal. Whether he has snaggly teeth and striped horns or she looks sweet and wacky, we will have a menagerie of unique beasts by the time the workshop is over. For kids ages 6-8.
Registration required.
     Thursday, October 17, 1:00 p.m., Northtown Library, Blaine
     Saturday, October 26, 2:00 p.m., Johnsville Library, Blaine
     Saturday, November 9, 1:00 p.m., Mississippi Library, Fridley
     Saturday, December 7, 10:30 a.m., North Central Library, Ham Lake

 

The Devil’s Brood: A Live Action Role Playing Game
Christmas 1183: King Henry of England, the most powerful king in Christendom, has summoned his family together at Chinon to celebrate. The King of France will be in attendance, and the Queen has been released from prison for the occasion. But behind the celebration, Henry's empire is in crisis. The death of his eldest son has placed the succession in doubt, the Queen has been imprisoned for the last decade, his children war incessantly among themselves, and France waits greedily to regain what it has lost. For ages 15+.
Registration required.
     Saturday, November 16, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Northtown Library, Blaine
 

"Express Yourself offers something for all ages to explore and create,” said Library Board President Bob Thistle.

These free programs are sponsored by the Anoka County Library and funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Please register online.

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