Free library programs include workshops and photo exhibit

In the coming weeks, the Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central is hosting a photography exhibit and workshops on presentation skills and genealogy research.

Act Out for Adults: Be Heard!

Thursday, Aug. 9
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall

Do you want to be heard? To be more easily understood? You will learn tips, exercises and practical applications on how to speak with a more motivating, inspiring and commanding voice from an experienced Guthrie teaching artist. No experience necessary! Register online or by calling 612-543-8000.

Genealogy Research: Get Started

Wednesday, Aug. 15
10:30 a.m. - noon
Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall

Learn how to access family history resources, including census and immigration records and the best of what's available at the library and the Web. Register online or by calling 612-543-8000.

Author, Author: Photography Exhibit

Through Aug. 18
Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall

This exhibit is a stunning display of more than 50 intimate and original portraits of writers, screenwriters and playwrights by Michael Childers, who is one of the entertainment industry's most renowned and highly respected portrait and art photographers.

Additional programs and services

For a complete listing of other free learning opportunities sponsored by the Hennepin County Library, visit www.hclib.org.

Published Jul. 31, 2012