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    MNSure Help at the Library!

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    Open Enrollment for MNsure starts up again on November 15, 2014 (and runs through February 15, 2015.) Need a little help with your application?  The Ramsey County Library has several options for MNsure Assistance!  Simply search our Events Calendar with the keyword "MNsure" or check out the listings below. One-to-One MNsure Help - November 15- February 15 RCL- Roseville
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00-5:00
    Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-9:00
    Saturday 10:00-5:00
    Sunday 12:00-5:00 RCL- Maplewood
    Monday & Wednesday 4:00-9:00
    Tuesday 10:00-3:00
    Saturday 10:00-3:00... Read More »

    Tags: MNSure, Programs

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    Inquiring Minds - Equal Protection and the Constitution

    Constitution USA
    Q. You often hear people talk about the “equal protection clause” of the Constitution. What does that actually refer to? A. After the Civil War, Congress passed the Fourteenth Amendment which guarantees “equal protection of the laws” to all “persons born or naturalized in the United States. In the Twentieth Century, this amendment (and in particular its equal protection clause) became the centerpiece of judicial efforts to promote civil rights and equal treatment for all Americans. If you want to learn more about the idea of Equal Protection and other aspects of the U.S. Constitution, you’re invited to a discussion series at the Roseville Library this month.... Read More »

    Tags: Inquiring Minds, Nonfiction, Programs

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    Program Alert: A New Look at Christopher Columbus!

    http://www.biography.com/people/christopher-columbus-9254209
    The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus
    Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
    RCL - Roseville
    2180 Hamline Ave. N. Popular historian J.B. Andersen returns with the untold story of the discovery of America. It’s a story of exploration and discovery; but also one of dissension and mutiny, ships marooned and at least one instance when Columbus got arrested and hauled back to Spain in chains. Come hear about some of the events that get left out of the schoolbooks. Then prepare yourself to be amazed and amused by the New World shenanigans. This event presented in cooperation with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of the University of Minnesota and with the support of Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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    Tags: History, Programs

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    Based on the Book - Fall Movie Preview

    Gone Girl
    With the coming of fall, so comes the fall movie season.  And so many movies coming out this fall are based on books.  Looking forward to comparing the movie with the book?  You might want to get on the list for some of these now.  After all, The Fault in Our Stars still has a pretty sizable request list. For more about these movies, check out Entertainment Weekly's always impressive Fall Movie Preview issue (8/13/14). On to the films! Gone Girl (release date: 10/3/14)
    Book: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
    In Short: Crazy popular... Read More »

    Tags: Books, Movies

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    Lev Grossman - Club Book Podcast is Up!

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    Did you miss Lev Grossman's fabulous appearance at RCL - Roseville kicking off the new Club Book season?  Were you there but wish to relive the magic?  Never fear!  For your listening pleasure, Club Book now has podcasts of all of their author events on their website.  And now, without further ado - Lev Grossman in his full authorial glorySlight warning:  Despite Lev Grossman being a regular guest on NPR, this podcast contains some explicit language that may not be appropriate for children. Need a little bit more Lev Grossman?... Read More »

    Tags: Club Book, Fiction, Programs