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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Park Grove Library has featured events in January

Park Grove Library will have featured events in January. The library is at 7900 Hemingway Ave. S., Cottage Grove. Call  651-459-2040 for more information.

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 past encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/events, or call 651-459-2040. 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 651-459-2040. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Outdoor Family Storytime at Basil Loveland Park, 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24: Join us to sing, talk, read, write, and play at Basil Loveland Park in Newport. This storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and kindness. For ages 0-8 and their grown-ups. This storytime will be held outdoors so dress for the weather. Registration is not required.

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 past encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/events, or call 651-459-2040. 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 651-459-2040. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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 past encounters with white supremacy. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/events, or call 651-459-2040. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

For more Washington County Library events or to register, see WashCoLib.org/Event