Summer 2019

Looking for something fun and academic to do this summer? Here are some suggestions:

  • At the Hennepin County Library, there are many free events and classes for children, teens, and adults this summer. Check out the calendar here.

  • The Loft Literary Center also has many classes available for teens and adults. Browse and register here.

  • Rain Taxi has compiled a "Literary Calendar" for the summer. Many events around the Twin Cities are free and open to the public. Check out the calendar here.


Stuck at home? Here are some things you can do to keep your brain in gear while you're at your computer:

  • Many books are public domain (which means they are free and available to the public). This site has lots of books available to download as PDFs to your computer or an e-reader.

  • Here is link to some fun language arts games you can play for free online.

  • Ever heard of the New York Times crossword puzzle? A full archive of the student crosswords is available here. You can also search the crosswords by topic.