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Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Friday, April 25, 2014
10:00 AM
Library Book Sale.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Paint on Canvas
Friday, April 25, 2014
10:30 AM
Work with an Abrakadoodle artist to create colorful geometric shapes on canvas inspired by Kandinsky. Registration required. Ages: 5-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Galaxie Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Make & Take: Duct Tape Crafts
Friday, April 25, 2014
12:00 PM
It's amazing what you can create with duct tape -- from wallets to cellphone cases. Explore the world of duct ta;e art. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
Dakota County Library at Eagan (Wescott)
Make & Take: Glass Bubble Magnets and Buttons
Friday, April 25, 2014
1:00 PM
Use magazines and comics to make funky buttons and glass bubble magnets. Ages: 9-15.
Galaxie Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Online Job Applications
Friday, April 25, 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.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Tales from Around the World
Friday, April 25, 2014
2:00 PM
Explore the folk tales and fairy tales of different countries and cultures with SteppingStone Theatre and the book Around the World in 80 Tales. Registration required. Ages: 7-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
Dakota County Library at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM
Library Book Sale.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM
Celebrate literacy and reading with children of all ages and cultural backgrounds. This family-friendly event includes live entertainment, crafts, refreshments and resource information. Each child receives a free book. Sponsored by El Loro Mexican Restaurant. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wentworth Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Paper Shred Fest
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM
This event will be held outside at the City Hall parking lot across the street from the Library. Protect yourself against identity theft and celebrate Earth Day by recycling too. Bring your confidential documents to be shredded in an on-site mobile unit.
Dakota County Library at Farmington
Heart Restart - Compression only CPR
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:30 AM
Learn to save a life through the Heart Restart program and help<br />increase the survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest victims. The<br />classes do not fulfill certification requirements.<br />
Burnhaven Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 26, 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.
Dakota County Library at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Main Event: OneBook, One Lakeville - Christina Baker Kline
Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:00 PM
Spend an evening with Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train, and learn about her inspiration and research for this gripping novel about upheaval, resilience and unexpected friendship. Prudence Johnson, American jazz and folk vocalist, and friends will perform music reflecting the characters and times of the book. Free tickets<br />required and available at www.lakevillemn.gov search Christina Baker.
Lakeville Area Arts Center
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 PM
Library Book Sale - Bag Sale
Robert Trail Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Social Networking Tools
Monday, April 28, 2014
10:15 AM
Take a whirlwind tour of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and more.<br />This class is demonstration only. No accounts will be created. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
Dakota County Library at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Monday, April 28, 2014
1:00 PM
Explore music and movement with your child through this workshop presented by Kindermusik of the Valley. Registration required. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Lakeville (Heritage)
1-2-3! A Mathematical Storytime
Monday, April 28, 2014
7:00 PM
Enjoy stories, activities, songs and a craft that add up to fun at this storytime based on math. Ages: 0-6
Robert Trail Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
10:00 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Galaxie Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Best Social Media Platforms
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn what social media platforms would best serve your business or organization, where to start and how to leverage them for the greatest benefit. Bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop if you have one and let the Twin Cities Media Alliance show you how to effectively connect with your customers, community and members.<br />Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Farmington
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:15 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
E-book Basics
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
2:30 PM
This class will give you a basic understanding of the materials for<br />electronic book readers available from Dakota County Library.<br />You’ll receive instruction on searching and downloading from<br />OverDrive as well as basic information on transferring e-books<br />to hand-held reading devices. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or<br />equivalent experience.
Galaxie Computer Lab
Dakota County Library at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5:00 PM
Friends of the Wescott Library Spring Book Sale. Member Preview Night.
Dakota County Library at Eagan (Wescott)
OneBook, One Lakeville Reading Group
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
7:00 PM
Read the book and join others in discussing Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.
Heritage Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Lakeville (Heritage)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Thursday, May 01, 2014
10:00 AM
Friends of the Wescott Library Spring Book Sale.
Dakota County Library at Eagan (Wescott)
Dinosaurs Galore
Thursday, May 01, 2014
10:30 AM
Use interactive poetry, props and puppets to explore the fantasy and reality, fiction and non-fiction of dinosaurs with The Story Man from England. Ages: 2-8.
Wentworth Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
OneBook, One Lakeville Reading Group
Thursday, May 01, 2014
12:30 PM
Read the book and join others in discussing Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.
Heritage Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Lakeville (Heritage)
Velvet Tones
Thursday, May 01, 2014
1:30 PM
Hear the vibrant music expression of the Velvet Tones choral group through pop, Broadway, classical, patriotic and inspirational songs.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Bike Safety
Thursday, May 01, 2014
4:00 PM
Bring the whole family to learn bicycle safety from the experts at AAA.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
Dakota County Library at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)

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