Library has resources aplenty for students

Hennepin County Library provides homework resources for students.

Its "Homework Hub" and online "Homework Rescue" links, as well as the www.hclib.org website's KidLinks and TeenLinks pages, provide databases and recommended websites students can use. They are organized alphabetically by subject, and help is also available through the library's "Ask Us" information service by phone, e-mail, Instant Messaging, texting and, of course, in person.

The library needs volunteers for its Homework Hubs located in 11 Hennepin County libraries. They are in the East Lake, Franklin, Hosmer, Minneapolis Central, Nokomis, North Regional, Northeast and Sumner libraries in Minneapolis, and in the Augsburg Park (Richfield), Brookdale (Brooklyn Center) and Hopkins libraries in suburban Hennepin County. For more information or to volunteer, call 612-543-8539 or go online to www.hclib.org/pub/info/support/volunteers.cfm .

For more information, go to www.hclib.org or ask at your local library.


Kennedy honors Hall of Fame inductees

Kennedy High School celebrated five new inductees into its Athletic Hall of Fame last week.

The inductees include: Mike McKay, a former Kennedy teacher and coach; Jeanne Arth, a former Kennedy guidance counselor and former national and international tennis player; Valdy Hrypa, a Kennedy graduate and former pro soccer player in Brazil; Tom Dahlheim, a Kennedy graduate and former professional hockey player for the Calgary Cowboys minor league team; and Lt. Col. Kent Landreth, a Kennedy graduate, former Air Force pilot and former hockey player for the Air Force Academy.


Perpich Center hosts art show opening

The Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley will host an art show Thursday featuring Tonja Torgerson, an award-winning printmaker and 2009 Jerome Fellowship recipient.

The 2003 Perpich Arts High School graduate will display her recent self-portraits. The free opening reception of "ILL at Ease" will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The show runs through Oct. 20 in the Perpich Center's lower-level gallery.