Teen Lit Con, Henry Sibley High School, Mendota Heights, MN

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Henry Sibley High School
1897 Delaware Ave
Mendota Heights, MN 55118

An event for teens!

Free & Open to the Public

Doors open at 9:30am. First event at 10:00.

No registration required. Follow us on Twitter @teenlitcon & #teenlitcon

Come for the Authors. Stay for the Fun.

We’re pleased to announce that Kevin Kling will be featured on one of our panels!

Enjoy the Day!

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Winter Reads Author Series, Rum River Library, Saturday, January 21

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Event Type: Books/Authors
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 1/21/2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM

 Kevin Kling, best known for his popular commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and his storytelling stage shows like Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log, delivers hilarious, often tender stories.Program is free but seating may be limited. Books will be available for purchase and signing.This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

Library: Rum River Library    Map from Mapquest
Location: Rum River Library – Meeting Room A & B


“Sky Blue Water” Book Release, Rose Street Patisserie, Minneapolis, Date: TBA

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Sky Blue Water

Great Stories for Young Readers

Jay D. Peterson and Collette A. Morgan, Editors, Foreword by Kevin Kling

A one-of-a-kind collection of short stories that celebrates Minnesota’s vibrant storytelling tradition

A collection that embodies passion for fostering literacy in young readers,Sky Blue Water celebrates young adult and intermediate fiction from some of Minnesota’s most beloved and award-winning authors to emerging talents and many more. Featuring primarily never-published stories, this anthology beautifully captures the essence of Minnesota adolescence in twenty short stories and poems.

Book Release Event:
Rose Street Patisserie
2811 W. 43rd St.

7 p.m.

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Kevin Kling Reading at the Slayton Public Library 75th Anniversary, May 27, 2015

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Pen Pals Series, Hopkins Center for the Arts, March 12 & 13, 2015

Friends of the Hennepin County Library is pleased to announce the 18th season of Pen Pals, the highly regarded and longest running literary series in the Twin Cities.

The 2014-15 Pen Pals season offers an eclectic range of presenters from different genres who have collectively written, critiqued or created thousands of books.

• Joyce Carol Oates in conversation with literary critic Michael Dirda: Oct. 2, 2014, 7:30 PM (SOLD OUT)
• Doris Kearns Goodwin: Oct. 23, 2014, 7:30 PM & Oct. 24, 2014, 11 AM (SOLD OUT)
• Kevin Kling: Mar. 12, 2015, 7:30 PM & Mar. 13, 2015, 11 AM (replaced keynote Richard Blanco)
• Jodi Picoult: Apr. 16, 2015, 7:30 PM & Apr. 17, 2015, 11 AM
• Chip Kidd: May 7, 2015, 7:30 PM & May 8, 2015, 11 AM

Individual tickets are $40/$50. Subscribers of 3 or more events save 20%. Additional student and group discounts are available.
Friends of HCL members receive an additional discount of $10 per subscription or $5 per ticket.

All Pen Pals programs are held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts – offering great sound and sight lines throughout the entire house. Located at 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins (just 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis), Hopkins Center for the Arts offers free convenient parking as well as numerous nearby restaurants.

A pre-show reception is held before each performance with complimentary desserts and coffee, music and book sales.
Proceeds from the program benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling