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Two Harbors Public Library Events Newsletter
Upcoming November Events

Friends of the Library Book Sale
F.O.L. Members Only Pre-Sale

Thursday, November 1st, 5:00—8:00 
Memberships start at $10.00 for an individual. If you are not a member, you can sign up for a membership at the door to take advantage of the preview sale.
Regular Sale
Friday, November 2nd, 11:00—5:00
Bag Sale
Saturday, November 3rd, 11:00—2:00 
$5 for a grocery bag of books

Monday, November 5th

  • 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Preschool Storytime
Children will build literacy skills while having fun with 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a craft or activity. Geared toward ages 2-5 but siblings welcome.
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Chess Time
  • 6:30 p.m. When There’s Good to Be Done
Curtis & Loretta present original story-songs of Minnesota unsung heroes. Loretta sought out and interviewed real-life people who overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges and came out stronger for the journey. Husband and wife duo Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet deliver beautiful harmonies, and play several instruments, including folk harp, guitars, mandocello, and banjo. This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Tuesday, November 6th
  • 3:45-4:45 p.m. Lego Club Open Build 
Kids of all ages can drop in to practice STEM skills, stretch their creativity, and have fun together with Legos! Program alternates each week between open building with regular and Duplo blocks from 4pm-5pm (fun for all ages) and constructing step-by-step architecture or robotics kits (geared toward ages 7 and up) from 4:30pm-5:30pm.
  • 5:00-6:30 p.m. Library Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 7th
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Create a Hand-Stamped Cuff Bracelet
Learn two different jewelry techniques in this hands-on workshop: Jewelry Stamping and Metal Bending. Create a personalized, hand-stamped cuff bracelet in class! All supplies included. For adult and teen patrons, 15 and older. Limited spaces available. Registration required. Call 218-834-3148 or send us a Facebook message. This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Friday, November 9th
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. Ready to Lucy the Whippet
  • 3:00 p.m. Science Friday: Color Science
Explore the brilliant science behind colors through activities and experiments. Ages 5-12.

Monday, November 12th
CLOSED FOR VETERANS’ DAY

Tuesday, November 13th
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Lego Club Kits

 Wednesday, November 14th

  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. North Shore Poets and Writers
Thursday, November 15th
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m Afternoon Book Group
“From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger comes a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.”  —from Goodreads
  • 4:00 p.m. Kids' Craft: Pinecone Turkeys
Transform a pine cone into a festive turkey.
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m Scrabble and Cribbage
Friday, November 16th
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. Read to Lucy the Whippet
Monday, November 19th
  • 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Preschool Storytime
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. Evening Book Group
Continuing the theme of Minnesota books and authors, the next Evening Book Group discussion will be of this enduring novel from 1920. A satirical novel of the conventions of small-town life, with the fictional Gopher Prairie modeled on Lewis' hometown of Sauk Centre, Minnesota.  
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. 5 Keys to Retiring Fearlessly
Turn retirement concerns into confidence. After working hard each week to get to TGIF, retirement may be in sight. Discover five keys to unlocking a retirement that’s free from worry, where you can have full confidence in your ability to achieve your goals. This session is hosted by Thrivent Financial representative Jeff Hakala, FIC, RICP®, CLTC®. Refreshments will be served.
 
Tuesday, November 20th
  • 4:00-5:00 p.m. Lego Club Open Build
Thursday, November 22nd-Saturday, November 24th
CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

Monday, November 26th
  • 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Preschool Storytime
  • 5:00-6:00 p.m. Teen/Tween Poetry and Pizza
Bring your friends for a night of poetry, games, and pizza. Play Haikubes and Paint Chip Poetry, or try your hand at Magnetic Poetry. Write a poem about the amazingness of donuts or the craziness of the squirrel in your backyard—the world of poetry is endless! Grades 5-12.
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. Author Talk - Anthony Bukoski
Join us for discussion and readings from Anthony Bokoski’s book, “Head of the Lakes,” his newest collection of powerful and haunting short stories set in Superior, Wisconsin. Coffee, tea, and cocoa will be served.  This program is supported by the Two Harbors Friends of the Library.
 
Tuesday, November 27th
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Lego Club Kits
Thursday, November 29th
  • 7:00-8:00 p.m .Author Talk - Katya Gordon
Two Harbors resident Katya Gordon’s 2nd
book, “Climate Change Musings and Studies from Lake Superior’s North Shore,” is an easy read intended to help regular people along the North Shore connect the dots between climate change and what they see happening around them—and then see themselves as agents of change. Katya will read from the book and show a few slides of the things she’s learned along the way about how our warming earth is affecting Lake
Superior and the boreal forest.
 
Friday, November 30th
  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. Read to Lucy the Whippet
  • 2:00 p.m. Kids' Movie: "Captain Underpants"
Two prank-loving best friends hypnotize their angry principal into believing he is the hero in the boys’ comic books. Popcorn included! Based on the books by Dav Pilkey!  (DreamWorks Animation || Run Time: 84 Minutes || Rated PG || 2017)
 

 
 


 

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Preschool Storytime
Chess Time
When There's Good to Be Done
Create a Hand-Stamped Cuff Bracelet
Read to Lucy on Fridays!
Color Science
North Shore Poets and Writers
Afternoon Book Group
Pinecone Turkey
Scrabble and Cribbage
Evening Book Group book
5 Keys to Retiring Fearlessly
Teen/Tween Pizza and Poetry
Anthony Bukoski
Katya Gordon's new book!
Kids' Movie
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