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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January. The library is at 19955 Forest Road N. in Forest Lake. Call 651-275-7300 for more information or see WashCoLib.org/Events 

Virtual: History’s Hangover - Our Current Racial Reckoning (Part 1), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17: Join us for the first of a three-part online series with Dr. Jim Stewart, a professor emeritus of history at Macalester and a scholar of the Abolitionist Movement. Stewart will provide a frank examination of the nation and area's encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Virtual: Write in Our Midst - Sun Yung Shin, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20: Join us for an evening with Sun Yung Shin, author of What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family. The author will give a short presentation on her work and answer questions from attendees. Registration is required. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Virtual: History’s Hangover - Our Current Racial Reckoning (Part 2), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24:  Join us for the second of a three-part online series with Dr. Jim Stewart, a professor emeritus of history at Macalester and a scholar of the Abolitionist Movement. Stewart will provide a frank examination of the nation and area's encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Virtual: Write in Our Midst - J. Ryan Stradel, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27: Join us for an evening with J. Ryan Stradal, author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest and The Lager Queen of Minnesota. His shorter writings have appeared in several media outlets and he has been involved in numerous television productions. The author will give a short presentation on his work and answer questions from attendees. Registration is required. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Lunar New Year with Petite Concerts, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31: Celebrate Lunar New Year at Hardwood Creek Library with an informal and interactive concert for newborns to preschoolers. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Amendment. 

Virtual: History’s Hangover: Our Current Racial Reckoning (Part 3), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31: Join us for the third of a three-part online series with Dr. Jim Stewart, a professor emeritus of history at Macalester and a scholar of the Abolitionist Movement. Stewart will provide a frank examination of the nation and area's encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/Events, or call 651-275-7300. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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