The People's University @ The Library, a free program sponsored by the Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library, will offer classes on popular culture beginning in June. Because enrollment is limited, organizers suggest people should sign up as soon as they can.
Now in its third year, the courses are taught at libraries across the city, including Southwest. The noncredit classes do not have pop quizzes, tuition or book costs. They are offered by academic experts from such institutions as the University of Minnesota, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center.
"The program came out of the idea that the library is the one place you can to pursue life-long learning," said Rachel Fulkerson, who organized the program for the Friends, who do fund-raising, volunteer coordination and programming.
Among the offerings:
For more information, call Fulkerson at 630-6170. To register, call 630-6170, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.friendsofmpl.org.