Posted on: March 22, 2017

Paper Crafting at Hardwood Creek Library April 26

Paper crafts

Teens, join us from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, at Hardwood Creek Library to make fun stuff with paper! We'll have multiple projects using different kinds of paper. It'll be a fun and relaxing way to unwind.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Introduction to HTML: Teen & Adult Coding at Park Grove Library April 26

Girl programming html

Join us from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, at Park Grove Library for an introductory class on HTML coding. Take some time this spring to learn to code HTML, a language that you can use to build web pages. This introduction will teach you the basi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Rights and Responsibilities of Unmarried Fathers at Wildwood Library April 26

Dad holding his daughter

Join the Washington County Law Library from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, at Wildwood Library to participate in a presentation for single fathers entitled "Father’s Rights for Unmarried Fathers.” Every child has a biological father, but n...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Music of the West African Kora at Oakdale Library April 27

Sean Gaskell with West African Kora

Join Sean Gaskell from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at Oakdale Library for a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. Sean's performance will feature traditional songs that are the he...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Minnesota’s Gangster Past: Land of 10,000 Crimes at R.H. Stafford April 27

Wanted poster

Join us from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at R.H. Stafford Library to learn about Minnesota's gangster past. Minnesota - land of 10,000 crimes! Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn Mi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

STEM Saturdays at Hardwood Creek Library: One Celled Wonders April 29

Diatom under the microscope

Join Dr. Mark Edlund, senior scientist at the Science Museum of Minnesota's St. Croix Watershed Research Station, from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at Hardwood Creek Library to learn about tiny one-celled life forms called diatoms. Diatoms are one o...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Art in Bloom at Hardwood Creek – All Month

Art Show

Join us during the month of May at Hardwood Creek Library for a community art show. Local artists will be displaying all formats of art including painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, and jewelry, space permitting. 

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Pete the Cat Book Party at Valley May 1

Pete the Cat

Join us from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 1, at Valley Library for a special celebration in honor of Children's Book Week. Join everyone's favorite groovy cat for stories, games and activities that show "it's all good!"

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Make a Book Character Magnet at R.H. Stafford May 2

Diary of a Wimpy Kid book cover

Join us from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at R.H. Stafford Library to make your own refrigerator magnet with one of your favorite book characters on it. Stop by the Kids Area and help us celebrate Children's Book Week at the Stafford Library!

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

May the 4th Be with You at Park Grove May 4

Jedi knight

Join us from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at Park Grove Library for a Star Wars themed gathering. Come and play games, do crafts, and test your Jedi mind powers.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Plantable Seed Paper at Oakdale May 4

Blue seed paper

Join us from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at Oakdale Library to make plantable paper! Just in time for Mother's Day, make a truly unique card or gift. Choose from a variety of seeds to include in your paper. Children younger than 10 shou...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

History of Prayer Beads at R.H. Stafford May 4

Prayer beads

Join us from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 4, at R.H. Stafford Library to learn about the history and use of prayer beads, and to make your own prayer bead bracelet. The word bead comes from the Middle English word bede, which means to pray. The worksh...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

STEM Saturday for Teens: Magnetic Slime at Hardwood Creek May 6

Magnetic slime

Teens, join us from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Hardwood Creek Library to learn how to make your own magnetic slime and then have fun playing with it at this special STEM Saturday for teens. Registration required, grades 7-12.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Elephant & Piggie Party at Oakdale May 6

Elephant and Piggie book cover

Join us from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Oakdale Library to celebrate Children's Book Week with a special storytime and book party all about the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems! Hear a short storytime followed by...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Magic Tree House Party at Wildwood May 6

Magic Tree House book cover

Join us from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Wildwood Library for a morning of Magic Tree House fun! There will be book-inspired crafts and games. Plus, like Jack and Annie, we will have our own missions to complete. Registration required.&a...

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