Northrop Concerts and Lectures and Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

A Celebration of Wonderland at Hennepin County Library

Past event
Nov 05, 2011
A Celebration of Wonderland at Hennepin County Library

Exhibitions and all activities are free and open to the public.

Special Alice in Wonderland Exhibition
(Oct 30 - Nov 13)
Children's Area and the Atrium display case

Displays of Alice in Wonderland props, characters, and books from Hennepin County Library's collection.

Story Time - Alice in Wonderland
Sat, Nov 5, 10:30 am
Children's Area: Imagination Activity Center, 1st Floor
Ages: Preschool through 2nd Grade

A reading of the story with special song and dance performance by costumed characters from local theater group, Mixed Precipitation.

Cookie Decoration
Sat, Nov 5, 11:00 - 11:20 am
2nd Floor
Ages: Kindergarten and up

Decorate your own Alice in Wonderland character cookies!

Alice in Animation (for Children)
Sat, Nov 5, 11:20 - 12:40 pm
Pohlad Hall, 2nd Floor
All ages

Full-length animated classic of Lewis Carroll's popular children's story about Alice's bizarre adventures as she chases a white rabbit into its burrow.

Lecture and Film Clips (for Adults and Teens)
Sat, Nov 5, 2:00 pm
Pohlad Hall, 2nd Floor
Ages: Adults and Teens, 8th Grade and up

Michael Hancher, English professor from the University of Minnesota, will talk about Alice in Wonderland in the context of Victorian literature, using film clips from the 1920s and 1930s to frame his lecture.