Posted on: July 21, 2017

Bookawocky Tuesday: Penguin Party with author Megan Maynor – August 8

Ella and Penguin book cover

Join us from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, at Oakdale Library to celebrate the "Ella & Penguin" picture book series with author Megan Maynor. Enjoy an interactive presentation, do penguin activities & crafts, and meet a real li...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Celestial Events of 2017 With NASA Ambassador Chris Mick – August 1

Solar Eclipse

Join us from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, at Hardwood Creek Library for a look at "Celestial Events of 2017." Join NASA Solar System Ambassador and Director of Space St. Croix Chris Mick for a talk about the coming solar eclipse (August 21,...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Science of Sports with the Bakken Museum – August 7/8

Lynx basketball player

Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday & Tuesday, August 7 & 8, at Hardwood Creek Library for a two-day program inviting children to explore the role of science, technology, engineering, and math in sports. Registrants must be able to attend both Mond...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Special Edition Storytime: Picnic – August 8

kids on a picnic

Join us from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8, at Park Grove Library for a special storytime about summer and picnics! Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more during the last summer storytime. Bring a blanket and snacks to enjoy outdoors while rea...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Story Stroll at Wildwood Park: Moo by David LaRochelle – August 9

Moo book cover

Join us from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, at Mahtomedi's Triangle Park for a guided story stroll celebrating "Moo" by David LaRochelle. Guided story stroll and snacks at 10 a.m. Stroll available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wildwood Park, ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Teens In: Anishinaabe Beadwork with ArtStart – August 3

Anishinaabe beadwork flower

Join us from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, at Wildwood Library for a special Teens In workshop with ArtStart! Artist Julie Boada of the Fond du Lac Nation introduces the art of Anishinaabe beading. Learn how patterns and colors can reflect tribal ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Teenscape: LittleBits Lab – August 3

LittleBits Logo

Join us from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, at R.H. Stafford Library to build and experiment with LittleBits. Beat summer boredom every Thursday at Teenscape! Ages 12-18, registration required.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Teenscape: Sharpie Tie-Dyed T-Shirts – August 10

Sharpie tie-dye t-shirt

Teens! Join us from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, at R.H. Stafford Library to tie-dye t-shirts using Sharpies! Please bring a white, 100% cotton fabric item (t-shirt, pillowcase, socks, etc). Ages 12-18, registration required.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

The Bazillions – August 11

The Bazillions On the Bright Side

Join us from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Friday, August 11, at the R.H. Stafford Library Central Park Amphitheater for a kid-friendly rock-n-roll concert with The Bazillions! Wrap up your Summer Reading with The Bazillions in concert - their natural rapport with ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Toddler Drive-in – August 3

Toddler Drive-In girl in cardboard car

Get out of the house and get artistic with your toddler! We’ll decorate box cars, and then watch a short movie afterward. Bring your car home to continue the fun! Open to ages 2-4 (siblings welcome to attend).

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Bookawocky Tuesday: Fire Trucks at Oakdale Library! – July 25

Oakdale Fire Dept. Truck

Join us from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.on Tuesday, July 25, at Oakdale Library for a demonstration by firefighters from the Oakdale Fire Department. They will give safety tips, demonstrate equipment, and bring fire trucks for us to explore! All ages. No registrati...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Harry Potter Birthday Party July 29 at Hardwood Creek Library

Harry Potter

Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at Hardwood Creek Library for a Harry Potter birthday party! Harry’s birthday is in just two days! Come help us celebrate the big day. Answer trivia questions and perform wizarding feats as you play...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

John Deere, That’s Who! at Hardwood Creek Library July 27

John Deere book cover

Join Tracy Nelson Maurer, author of "John Deere, That’s Who!," from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, at Hardwood Creek Library to learn about the history of John Deere tractors. Who tinkered and tweaked and tested until he inven...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Science of Sports with the Bakken Museum at R.H. Stafford Library July 25 & 26

Twins pitcher

Join Bakken Museum educators from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday & Wednesday, July 25 & 26, at R.H. Stafford Library for a two day program exploring the role of science, technology, engineering, and math in sports. Through active, hands-on learning studen...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Suminagashi – Learn the Art of Paper Marbling July 31 at Wildwood Library

Marbled paper

Join artist Meg Erke from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 31, at Wildwood Library to learn all about the ancient art of paper marbling. Suminagashi means floating ink in Japanese. With artist Meg Erke we will learn about the ancient technique of grinding ink ...

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