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Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Sunday, October 26, 2014
1:00 PM
Bag Sale Day!<br /><br />Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00. Buy a whole bag of books for three bucks on Bag Day! Become a member and save more.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 27, 2014
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:30 AM
Explore music and movement with your child through this workshop presented by Kindermusik of the Valley. Registration required. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
iPad Basics
Monday, October 27, 2014
6:00 PM
This class is designed for new iPad users who need help learning the basics of using the iPad. Topics covered in the class include: navigation, all about apps and basic troubleshooting. Attendees should bring their own iPad. Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, October 27, 2014
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Halloween Storytime
Monday, October 27, 2014
7:00 PM
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Social Media in a Flash**
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:15 AM
Get an introduction to the top social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Reddit, Snapchat and Instagram. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Wentworth "Book Ends"
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:15 AM
Wentworth "Book Ends" book group. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl">http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:30 AM
Explore music and movement with your child through this workshop presented by Kindermusik of the Valley. Registration required for each child. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Microsoft Publisher
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
2:00 PM
Create signs, business cards, greeting cards and more using the desktop publishing program Microsoft Publisher. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
MNsure Help @ the Library
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
2:30 PM
Drop in and speak with a MNsure Navigator about any questions you might have or help you might need regarding health coverage through MNsure. Angelica, the MNsure navigator also speaks Spanish.
South St. Paul Public Library
Bats
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 PM
Bats may seem a little scary, but they're a good thing to have around. Learn why these flying mammals are important from a Dodge Nature Center naturalist.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Friends of the Galaxie Library
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 PM
Are you interested in helping us to form a Friends of the Galaxie Library Group.&nbsp; Join us on Tuesday, October 28th from 7-8 pm at the Galaxie Library.&nbsp; We will help you getorganized, give you inspiring ideas for Friends activities, and suggest ways of keeping membership and the community informed.&nbsp;
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Robert Trail Library Book Club
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 PM
Robert Trail Library Book Club. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/k53pq7a for this month's selection.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Preschool Parachute Play
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:15 AM
Play games, sing songs and participate in fun activities that use a colorful parachute to help kids develop gross motor skills and learn to work together. Ages: 2-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, book, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Microsoft® PowerPoint for Building Job Skills**
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6:00 PM
PowerPoint creates dynamic slideshows that communicate information to an audience. Learn how to format slide text, add images and select transitions for your presentation. Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Heritage Evening Book Group
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Heritage Evening Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Skype
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:00 AM
Discover how to use your computer and the Internet as a phone to call and see your friends around the world. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. <span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: terminal, monaco;">ipad</span>
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime with Willicent Witch
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Wear your Halloween costume and join Willicent Witch for a special not-so-scary Halloween storytime. Get a balloon animal and your face painted. Ages: 0-6.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Movies for Kids: Just a Little Scary
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Get in the Halloween spirit with "Creepy Carrots," "Leonardo the Terrible Monster," and "A Very Brave Witch" - movies that add just a touch of suspense. Ages: 2-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
iPad Storytime
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Basics
Thursday, October 30, 2014
2:00 PM
Use our iPad to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Skeletons in the Closet: Day of the Dead Workshop
Thursday, October 30, 2014
3:30 PM
Create a skeleton work of art to remember and honor a departed loved one. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 12-18. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Halloween with Wendy's Wiggle, Jiggle & Jam
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:00 AM
See Wendy's Wiggle, Jiggle &amp; Jam musical show and have fun making music together as Wendy sings and plays guitar in our atrium from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Wear your costume and go trick or treating for stickers and more before and after the performance. Presented by Wendy Baldinger. Ages: 0-6. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Halloween Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:25 AM
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Halloween Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:30 AM
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Halloween Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:30 AM
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Halloween Storytime
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:30 AM
Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Costume Ball
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:30 AM
Put on all your dress up clothes and head down to the library for a skilly dance party. All ages. No registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
P is for Pumpkin
Friday, October 31, 2014
11:00 AM
Pumpkin stories, songs, crafts and games especially for preschoolers. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Registration required. Ages: 3-5.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, October 31, 2014
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions &mdash; no registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, November 01, 2014
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 01, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Minnesota's Most Haunted Locations*
Saturday, November 01, 2014
1:00 PM
Paranormal researcher and author Chad Lewis takes the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in Minnesota.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
A Capella in Autumn: A Musical Celebration
Sunday, November 02, 2014
2:30 PM
Sing along with the choral music of the award-winning Minneapolis Commodores Chorus. Special guests include the Lakeville North High School Now &amp; Then Singers, the Lakeville South High School Encore Choir, and the St. John&rsquo;s Lutheran Church Chancel Choir. Presented by the Lakeville Senior Resource Coalition.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 03, 2014
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 03, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 03, 2014
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Relaxation with Dr. Roach
Monday, November 03, 2014
12:15 PM
Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or blanket to learn mind-body relaxation tips with Dr. Mona Roach. Light refreshments provided. Sponsored by A Healthier Hastings For All. Registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Microsoft® PowerPoint for Building Job Skills**
Monday, November 03, 2014
6:00 PM
PowerPoint creates dynamic slideshows that communicate information to an audience. Learn how to format slide text, add images and select transitions for your presentation. Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, November 03, 2014
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Microsoft Excel
Monday, November 03, 2014
6:30 PM
This class covers the basics of using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software through the example of a family budget. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.
DCL at Farmington
Pleasant Hill Library Book Group
Monday, November 03, 2014
6:30 PM
Pleasant Hill Library Book Group. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mk35wvf">http://tinyurl.com/mk35wvf</a> for this month's selection.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Inver Glen Library Book Club
Monday, November 03, 2014
7:00 PM
Inver Glen Library Book Club. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj">http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Farmington Library Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
12:30 PM
Farmington Library Afternoon Book Group.
DCL at Farmington
iPad Basics
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
2:00 PM
Use our iPad to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Craft Group
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
2:00 PM
For men and women at all skill levels. Make new friends while creating your own handmade masterpieces through knitting, crochet or any other type of craft! Drop in, or stay the whole time. Bring your own supplies, please.
South St. Paul Public Library
Teen Writing Club
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
3:30 PM
Join this group for a chance to practice your creative writing skills, learn new techniques, read what other teen writers are working on, and hear helpful comments about your own writing. No need to register-- bring a friend! Ages 12-18.
South St. Paul Public Library
Make & Take: Recycled Book Holiday Décor
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
4:30 PM
Make holiday d&eacute;cor using recycled books. Ages: 10-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Make the Most of Google Docs**
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn how to create, manipulate, manage and collaborate using Google Docs suite &mdash; Google&rsquo;s version of documents, spreadsheets, forms, presentations and drawings. This class is designed for job seekers, businesses and organizations looking for easy ways to collaborate digitally. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
6:30 PM
Discuss Israel and the U.S., defense technology, U.S. trade policy, and energy independence at Great Decisions, a non-partisan discussion forum that provides education on important American policy issues. Each program features a presenter with expertise in the topic. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to check out or read the desk copy of the Great Decisions briefing book - available at the Galaxie Library - prior to the program. Great Decisions is a nationally recognized model for foreign policy discussions sponsored in part by District 196 Community Education, Dakota County Library, and the Foreign Policy Association and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wentworth Friends' Book Group
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
6:30 PM
Wentworth Friends of the Library Book Club. All are welcome; you do not have to be a "Friend" to attend. See<strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/mpt7vj5">http://tinyurl.com/mpt7vj5</a>&nbsp;</strong>for book choices.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Little Learners: Around the World- Travel to Mexico
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers.&nbsp;&iexcl;Hola! We'll learn a few words in Spanish, play some traditional games, learn a folk song, create some art, and more. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
eBook Basics for Tablets
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
1:30 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your tabletat this informational session. If you are unsure which session is right for you, just contact Honora at 651-554-3243. More on eBooks is available on our website. **Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
eBook Basics for Kindle
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
2:15 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your Kindle at this informational session. If you are unsure which session is right for you, just contact Honora at 651-554-3243. More on eBooks is available on our website. **Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
eBook Basics for Nook, Kobo, Sony and more
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
3:00 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your eReader at this informational session. If you are unsure which session is right for you, just contact Honora at 651-554-3243. More on eBooks is available on our website. **Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, book, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
5:00 PM
Stop in for confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business.
Heritage Conference Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Hand-Crafted Creatures*
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn the basics of stuffed animal construction and stitch a tiny stuffed bird, dog or zombie to hang on your holiday tree, make into a keychain or give as a gift. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Marketing for Small Business Owners
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:30 PM
Define your target, analyze your industry, examine the competition, and determine your market position. Presented by Women Venture and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Dyeing Hair Naturally*
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:30 PM
Discover how to naturally alter the color of hair - from brightening blonds and whites to covering gray. See a demonstration that shows how to mix the four main herbs used in natural dyes to achieve a wide range of colors and learn how they work and how they're applied.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
The Rio Grande by Canoe - A Leap Back in Time
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:30 PM
Wilderness guide, teacher and writer Rob Kesselring will share photos and stories from his Rio Grande canoe adventure and answer questions about the sport of canoeing.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:00 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
iPad Storytime
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Heritage Library Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, November 06, 2014
12:30 PM
Heritage Library Afternoon Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza for this month's selection.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, November 06, 2014
1:00 PM
Get help with divorce paperwork using Minnesota I-Can. Presented by the Dakota County Law Library, Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and volunteer attorneys and law students. Registration required. Call 952-431-3200.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Clay Holiday Ornaments
Thursday, November 06, 2014
2:00 PM
Roll balls, mix colors and use your imagination to create fabulous sculpted holiday decorations. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required for each child.&nbsp; Please arrive 5 minutes before the class will begin.&nbsp; Late arrivals can lose their registration spot. &nbsp; Ages: 3-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Art Attack
Thursday, November 06, 2014
2:00 PM
Use our supplies to create a work of art in this self-directed activity.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
How to Draw Monkeys
Thursday, November 06, 2014
4:00 PM
Hear a story about Curious George and draw silly monkeys using basic shapes and chalk pastels. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 6-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Friends of the Heritage Library Book Sale
Thursday, November 06, 2014
4:00 PM
<p>Member Preview night</p> <p>Free to members or join at the door ($10)</p> <p>Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, Audio-books, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.50 and hard covers for $1.00.</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, November 06, 2014
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
LeDuc Book Group
Thursday, November 06, 2014
6:30 PM
A book group for local history lovers. Meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings. This is a partnership between the Pleasant Hill Library and Dakota County Historical Society. For more information please call 651-438-0200. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/kjqug98 for this month's selection.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Library Scavenger Hunt
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM
Think you know the Library? Follow the clues and test your knowledge at this scavenger hunt. Ages: 5-12.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Library Scavenger Hunt
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM
Think you know the Library? Follow the clues and test your knowledge at this scavenger hunt. Ages: 5-12.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Social Networking Basics
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM
Join us as we take a whirlwind tour of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and more. This class will be a demonstration only&mdash;no accounts will be created. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Movies for Kids
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Friends of the Heritage Library Book Sale
Friday, November 07, 2014
10:30 AM
<p>Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, Audio-books, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.50 and hard covers for $1.00.</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, November 07, 2014
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions &mdash; no registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Microsoft Excel Basics for Building Job Skills Part 2**
Friday, November 07, 2014
1:30 PM
Learn more about working with multiple worksheets, formulas, mouse pointers and charting basics. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Basics for Building Job Skills Part 1. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Centerr.&nbsp; Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.cation Center.&nbsp;
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Dungeons & Dragons
Friday, November 07, 2014
2:00 PM
Join our dungeon master for heroic Dungeons &amp; Dragons game play through a world filled with magic and monsters. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.&nbsp; Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Relaxation with Dr. Roach
Saturday, November 08, 2014
10:30 AM
Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or blanket to learn mind-body relaxation tips with Dr. Mona Roach. Light refreshments provided. Sponsored by A Healthier Hastings For All. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Squish It Free Play
Saturday, November 08, 2014
10:30 AM
Learn to make play dough and discover what you can create and do with your dough. Class size is limited to 20. Ages: 4-8.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, November 08, 2014
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 08, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Heritage Library Book Sale
Saturday, November 08, 2014
10:30 AM
<p>Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, Audio-books, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.50 and hard covers for $1.00.</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Batman Day
Saturday, November 08, 2014
11:00 AM
Batman is celebrating 75 years of fighting crime and protecting Gotham. Join us for games, crafts, and fun. All ages. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Musica, Lengua y Cultura: Latin American Folkloric Music
Saturday, November 08, 2014
11:00 AM
Latin American folk music blends indigenous, European and African elements and traditions. These diverse sounds and stories come to life as Leo and Kathy perform. Hear the legend of the armadillo-shelled charango, simulate the sounds of the rainforest, sing a Cuban lullaby and more.&nbsp;
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft
Saturday, November 08, 2014
2:30 PM
Pods of four will draft cards and play two rounds of Swiss draw. We'll provide the cards and snacks. Registration required. Ages: 12-18.&nbsp; Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Friends of the Heritage Library Book Sale
Sunday, November 09, 2014
1:15 PM
<p>Bag Sale Day!<br />Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, Audio-books, and more!&nbsp; Buy a whole bag of books for five bucks on Sunday Bag Day!</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 10, 2014
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wescott Nonfiction Book Group
Monday, November 10, 2014
10:00 AM
Wescott Nonfiction Book Group. Meets at the Eagan Community Center. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lqvswh5">http://tinyurl.com/lqvswh5</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Books & Beyond: A Patriotic Salute
Monday, November 10, 2014
10:15 AM
Patriotic stories and a craft presented by the ISD 194 ECFE Advisory Council. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 10, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 10, 2014
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, November 10, 2014
3:30 PM
Get involved. TAGs recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate in community events and service projects. Ages: 12-18.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Creative Cookies*
Monday, November 10, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn what tools and frosting to use to create amazing designs for your holiday cookies with artist Victoria Welch. Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Lego Quest
Monday, November 10, 2014
6:00 PM
Use Legos to make a unique creation and complete a specific quest in this non-competitive building challenge. Ages: 6-15.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, November 10, 2014
6:00 PM
Get involved. TAGs recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate in community events and service projects. Ages: 12-18.
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, November 10, 2014
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Veteran's Day - Library Closed
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
12:00 AM
All Locations
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
6:30 PM
Robert Trail History Book Group. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j">http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Parachute Play
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Register to reserve your spot around the parachute. We'll bounce, spin, shake, and laugh while working on our large motor skills.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Monthly Book Discussions - South St. Paul
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
1:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: <em>The Headmaster's Wife</em> by Thomas Christopher Greene.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, book, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
iPad Storytime
Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Photo Editing Sites
Thursday, November 13, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn about editing and managing your digital photos online with free Internet options. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Hand-Crafted Creatures*
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn the basics of stuffed animal construction and stitch a tiny stuffed bird, dog or zombie to hang on your holiday tree, make into a keychain or give as a gift. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required&nbsp;for each person. &nbsp;Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
There's an App for That
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 PM
So many apps, so little time. Discover which apps can help you improve your business productivity and learn how to use and organize them. Bring your smartphone or tablet. Prerequisite: Experience using a tablet or smart phone. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance. Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Friends of the Library Travel Series: Ireland
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 PM
From rugged coastlines, windswept cliffs, medieval castles, quaint villages, and miles of stone walls and green pastures to bustling cities, a diversified economy, and multicultural cuisine, Ireland is both mysteriousand charming. Come to learn what Ireland has to offer travelers.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Ross Sutter: Animal Folklore
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 PM
Sing, dance and play along with songs, dances and tunes about animals. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Galaxie Library Book Club
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 PM
Galaxie Library Book Club. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz">http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Monthly Book Discussions - South St. Paul
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title:<em> The Headmaster's Wife</em> by Thomas Christopher Greene.
South St. Paul Public Library
Make & Take: Fall Decoration
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:30 AM
Create a colorful Indian corn image to decorate for the upcoming holidays. Ages: 2-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Job Resources @ the Library
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:30 AM
<p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a job and want to learn about the job seeking tools available through the library, stop by for this informational session. We&rsquo;ll learn about databases, local resources and more!&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Presented by MacPhail. Registration required for each child.&nbsp;Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.&nbsp;Ages: 0-5. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, November 14, 2014
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions &mdash; no registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Résumé Rescue
Friday, November 14, 2014
2:00 PM
Creating an effective r&eacute;sum&eacute; is more important than ever during tough economic times. Learn how to use a r&eacute;sum&eacute; to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, dos and don&rsquo;ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:30 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 15, 2014
11:00 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Technology Spotlight: Scratch Programming
Saturday, November 15, 2014
1:00 PM
Learn Scratch, a simple computer programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Share your creations on the Web. Ages: 10-16.&nbsp; Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.&nbsp;&nbsp;
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
STEAM on Saturdays: Raiders of the Lost Junkyard
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2:00 PM
Indulge your curiosity and use your engineering skills (as well as your artistic side) to take apart old machines and create a whiz-bang robot or other creation from the pieces. Presented by Leonardo's Basement. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Space is limited to 15 families. Ages: 6-14.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
International Games Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014
2:00 PM
Board game fun for everyone.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
E-Publishing: What You Need to Know*
Sunday, November 16, 2014
1:30 PM
Learn the basics of e-publishing &mdash; from self-publishing your work online and working with print-on-demand platforms, to working directly with e-publishers or apps in smartphones or tablets. Presented by The Loft. Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 17, 2014
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 17, 2014
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Embroidered Snowflakes*
Monday, November 17, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn the &ldquo;lazy daisy&rdquo; and other simple embroidery stitches to create your own one-of-a-kind snowflakes. Stitch on wool felt to make a sparkly ornament or gift tag. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
MNsure
Monday, November 17, 2014
6:00 PM
Meet with a Certified Application Counselor to help you set up an account with MNsure &mdash; the one-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can compare plans and choose from a variety of health insurance options. Registration required for each person. &nbsp;Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Computer Basics
Monday, November 17, 2014
6:00 PM
If you have little or no experience with computers, this class is for you. Learn the parts and uses of a home computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard, and become familiar with basic computer terminology. You will also be introduced to working with Windows and toolbar menus. This class is for PC users. Prerequisite: None.&nbsp; Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, November 17, 2014
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Archaeology in Dakota County
Monday, November 17, 2014
7:00 PM
The techniques used for archaeology are not always the same as what you see in movies. Jeremy Nienow, professor of archaeology at Inver Hills Community College, will describe modern archaeological methods and how they&rsquo;re used in Dakota County. Presented by the Dakota County Historical Society.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Be Creative, Be an Engineer
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
2:00 PM
We're all naturally born engineers - fascinated with building, exploring new technologies and discovering how things work. Experiment with a variety of materials to design, build, and create solutions to engineering challenges with the Science Museum of Minnesota. A Homeschool Science Series program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 5-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
App Tuesday
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Farmington
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
5:00 PM
Stop in for confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Marilyn Jax
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Marilyn Jax, an 18-time national and international award-winning mystery author will talk about her experiences in researching and writing books. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Discuss Israel and the U.S., defense technology, U.S. trade policy, and energy independence at Great Decisions, a non-partisan discussion forum that provides education on important American policy issues. Each program features a presenter with expertise in the topic. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to check out or read the desk copy of the Great Decisions briefing book - available at the Galaxie Library - prior to the program. Great Decisions is a nationally recognized model for foreign policy discussions sponsored in part by District 196 Community Education, Dakota County Library, and the Foreign Policy Association and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
CANCELLED: First Lego League Competition Preview
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM
See the ISD 194 First Lego League team demonstrate Lego robots that were created to solve engineering challenges. Ages: 6-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Club Carbone's
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Join us to discuss books, movies, TV shows, music, video games,&nbsp;concerts and other attractions&nbsp;in the media.<br /><br />Carbone&rsquo;s Pizzeria<br />55 E Wentworth Ave.<br />West St. Paul
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 PM
Burnhaven Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mrmf82w for this month's book selection.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Men's Book Group
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 PM
Farmington Library Men's Book Group. Meeting at Dunn Brothers, 20700 Chippendale Ave. W, Farmington, MN. Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of this month's selection, <em>This Town: Two P<span class="hotspot">arties</span>&nbsp;and a Funeral--Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!--in America's Gilded Capital&nbsp;</em>by Mark Leibovich.
DCL at Farmington
iPad Basics
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:00 AM
This class is designed for new iPad users who need help learning the basics of using the iPad. Topics covered in the class include: navigation, all about apps and basic troubleshooting. Attendees should bring their own iPad.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Block Party
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Have fun building and creating with Keva planks, wooden blocks, foam blocks, and cardboard blocks. Block play builds math and science skills, but also motor and social skills. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Internet Basics
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
2:00 PM
Gain a basic understanding of the Internet. You&rsquo;ll learn about web browsers and how to navigate one. Locate things on the Internet using a search engine, a website URL address and the toolbar. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse.&nbsp; Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Apps for Android and iPad
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
2:00 PM
Discover new apps that are available for free download on iOS and Android devices to help you organize your life and your tablet or use just for fun. Prerequisite: Experience using a tablet or smart phone.&nbsp; Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Make & Take: Glass Bubble Magnets
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
3:00 PM
Use magazines and comics to make glass bubble magnets. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, book, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Kaleidoscopes
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
4:00 PM
Have fun exploring reflection and symmetry using bendable mirrors with The Works Museum. Build your own unique and colorful kaleidoscope to take home.&nbsp; Ages: 6-12.&nbsp; Registration required for child. &nbsp;Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
MNsure
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Meet with a Certified Application Counselor to help you set up an account with MNsure &mdash; the one-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can compare plans and choose from a variety of health insurance options. Registration required for each person.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Storytime
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
7:00 PM
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Over the River - A Thanksgiving Storytime
Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Join us for this special Thanksgiving storytime with songs and crafts. Ages: 0-6.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
iPad Storytime
Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Basics
Thursday, November 20, 2014
2:00 PM
<p>Use our iPad to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Teen Book Swap
Thursday, November 20, 2014
3:30 PM
Bring one or more books to swap with other teens or choose from other gently used books.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, November 20, 2014
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Deck Your Halls
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00 PM
Jackie Overum, from Pahl's Market in Apple Valley, will share ideas and tips for making your home shine during the coming holidays.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wescott Book Club
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00 PM
Wescott Book Club. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3">http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3</a> for this month's selection.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Thanksgiving Art Attack
Friday, November 21, 2014
10:00 AM
Use our supplies to make Thanksgiving decorations in this self-directed program. Ages: 4-12.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Microsoft Word
Friday, November 21, 2014
10:15 AM
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. Create a document using many of the software features. Learn to format, set margins and save your document. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, November 21, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Friday, November 21, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, November 21, 2014
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions &mdash; no registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Online Job Applications
Friday, November 21, 2014
2:00 PM
A behind-the-scenes look at online job applications, including answers to frequently asked questions and how to successfully complete a job application online. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff.&nbsp; Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Make & Take: Recycled Book Holiday Décor
Friday, November 21, 2014
3:30 PM
Make holiday d&eacute;cor using recycled books. Ages: 10-15.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, November 22, 2014
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 22, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, November 22, 2014
11:00 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 24, 2014
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, November 24, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Make & Take: Paper Plate Turkeys
Monday, November 24, 2014
6:00 PM
Make a centerpiece for your family table using paper plates, markers, feathers, pipe cleaners and other craft supplies. Ages: 4-15.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, November 24, 2014
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Yoga for Kids Storytime
Monday, November 24, 2014
7:00 PM
Yoga poses and relaxation techniques are mixed with stories and pretend play for this active storytime. Comfortable clothes are all you need. Ages: 0-5.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Wentworth "Book Ends"
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:15 AM
Wentworth "Book Ends" book group. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl">http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Robert Trail Library Book Club
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
7:00 PM
Robert Trail Library Book Club. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/k53pq7a for this month's selection.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
StoryYoga
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:15 AM
Use your imagination to make up a story while performing yoga poses, breathing and relaxation techniques. Ages: 2-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Music and Movement
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. What are you thankful for? We'll explore the concept of thankfulness through music, movement, and stories. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, book, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library

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