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Find free books!

Having access to books at home is proven to increase reading proficiency and make children feel more confident in their reading skills. Kids can get a free book this summer from MPS at the following community events.  Events will be added throughout the summer so please check back again soon: 

5/12     Cinco de Mayo celebration - Minneapolis- visit MPS table

5/23     Hmong Heritage Night - visit MPS table

6/1      Jordan Week of Kindness celebration - visit MPS table

6/2      Open Streets - Lyndale - visit MPS table

6/8     Green Central Full Service Community School Town Hall

6/15     Twin Cities Juneteeth celebration - Bethune Park - visit MPS table

6/29     Somali Independence Day Festival- Lake Street- visit MPS table

7/6-7    Hmong International Freedom Festival- visit MPS table

7/18     book giveaway- Powderhorn Park 1-2pm

7/25    book giveaway- McRae Park- time TBD

8/4       Open Streets- Northeast - visit MPS table

8/8      Full Service Community Schools event-Cityview

8/9      East Phillips Cultural and Community Festival- friday night event

8/21    East Side Neighborhood Services family literacy night

8/22    book giveaway- Fuller Park 10am-11am

9/14     Open Streets- Broadway- visit MPS table

TBD    book giveaway- North Commons Park

TBD    book giveaway- East Phillips Park

TBD    book giveaway- Pershing Park

TBD   book giveaway- Whittier Park


Below are additional resources for free books this summer:

Hennepin County Libraries - participate in Read Write Draw and get a free book

Little Free Library locations