Home Catalog My Account Hours & Locations Using the Library Programs Books & Materials Research Tools Ask a Librarian

Programs

Calendar of Events

Select All Events for complete event listings:

Facebook 101**
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
10:00 AM
Facebook is a great tool to connect with family, friends and even customers. Learn how to set up a Facebook page, distribute consistent information, grow your followers and set up editorial calendars. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wentworth "Book Ends"
Tuesday, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 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, September 23, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family History on the Internet
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
2:00 PM
Explore the world of Internet genealogy, discover some of the best free genealogy websites and learn to use Ancestry Library Edition free at the Library. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Google Tools**
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:15 PM
Learn about Google products and services that aid in collaboration, accessibility and business marketing including Gmail, Gchat, Google Drive, Google+, Google Calendar, Google Maps, and how to make the best use of Google&rsquo;s tools to achieve your personal and professional goals. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Bibliobop
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
10:15 AM
Have fun with books and music from the Library's collection with DJ Miss Debbie. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: StoryWalk at Grandview Park (350 Grand Ave W)
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Join us for a StoryWalk&trade; while enjoying the stunning Mississippi River view from the park. Pages from a book will be displayed around the park area, so you can read while you walk. The&nbsp;StoryWalk&trade; Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle &amp; Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 24, 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, September 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 24, 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)
Homeschool Research Project Resource Workshop
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
1:00 PM
Discover how to get started on your research project and how to find the resources to make it interesting and successful. Learn about Library databases, Google searching, web site evaluation, and research calculators that will make it smooth sailing. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, September 24, 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
Get in Control of Your Money
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
6:30 PM
Learn tips and techniques to help you manage your cash flow and get control of your finances. Get practical advice for creating a spending plan and making budgeting a snap. Presented by the Neighborhood Development Alliance. Registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, September 24, 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, September 24, 2014
7:00 PM
Heritage Evening Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, September 25, 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, September 25, 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, September 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Homeschool Research Project Resource Workshop
Thursday, September 25, 2014
2:00 PM
Discover how to get started on your research project and how to find the resources to make it interesting and successful. Learn about Library databases, Google searching, web site evaluation, and research calculators that will make it smooth sailing. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Top Ten Social Media Sites**
Thursday, September 25, 2014
2:00 PM
<div class="field-item even">Get&nbsp;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. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.</div>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Red Carpet Runway
Thursday, September 25, 2014
3:30 PM
Critique celebrities' Red Carpet looks, then create a new look using markers, colored pencils and paper scraps. Ages 11 - 16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, September 25, 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)
iPad Basics
Friday, September 26, 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. Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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)
O is for Ocean
Friday, September 26, 2014
11:00 AM
Under the sea 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, September 26, 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)
Cover Letters and Thank You Notes
Friday, September 26, 2014
2:00 PM
Cover letters and thank you notes are important parts of the job search puzzle. Learn what you really need to include to get the employer&rsquo;s attention, the difference between a mailed and an emailed letter or note, when and how to follow-up, and proper email etiquette to effectively communicate with employers. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail
Saturday, September 27, 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. Ages: 0-5. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, September 27, 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, September 27, 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)
The STEM of Puppetry Lab
Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:00 AM
Use science, technology, engineering and math to make a puppet in this hands-on lab for youth and their accompanying adult. Presented by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz using STEM curriculum. Registration required. Ages: 6-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Microsoft Excel Basics for Building Job Skills Part 1**
Saturday, September 27, 2014
1:00 PM
Excel is used in the workplace for accounting, tracking inventory and organizing data. Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas and build a budget. Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 29, 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
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Monday, September 29, 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 Storytime
Monday, September 29, 2014
1:30 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.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
¡La Musica y la Familia
Monday, September 29, 2014
6:00 PM
Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness through music and play in Spanish with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Registration required. Ages: 0-5. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, September 29, 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
Fort Snelling and the Civil War
Monday, September 29, 2014
6:30 PM
<p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">All of Minnesota's Civil War soldiers spent time at Fort Snelling, as did Confederate prisoners and Dakota Indian families.&nbsp; Learn their stories from 1860s letters, diaries and newspaper accounts.&nbsp; Program presented by Minnesota historian Stephen Osman.</span></p>
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Author Danielle Sosin
Monday, September 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Author Danielle Sosin will discuss her award-winning debut novel The Long-Shining Waters, three stories of characters separated by centuries and circumstance, yet connected across time by Lake Superior and the unfolding rhythm of the waves. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Ha! Ha! A Silly Storytime
Monday, September 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Giggle and guffaw at the silliest songs, stories and activities and make a zany craft. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Turtles
Monday, September 29, 2014
7:00 PM
Learn about the amazing lives of turtles and see turtles up close. Presented by Dodge Nature Center.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, September 30, 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 Babies
Tuesday, September 30, 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, September 30, 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
Search Engine Optimization
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
10:30 AM
Discover the power of the search engine and how to attract new customers. Learn how to optimize your online presence and drive revenue through Google, Ask, Bing and Yahoo. Sponsored in part by South Metro SCORE. Registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 30, 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, September 30, 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)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Autumn Tree Collage
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
3:30 PM
Create a cool autumn collage for your room using colored and tissue papers and chalk pastels. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Robert Trail Library Book Club
Tuesday, September 30, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 01, 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: Spin Art
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Bring a paint shirt! We'll explore several ways to make spinning, swirling pieces of art. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 01, 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 01, 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, October 01, 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, October 01, 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, October 01, 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 01, 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)
Web Resources for Finding People
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
2:30 PM
Learn how to find public information about people using free Internet sites. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Dakota County Law Library.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, October 01, 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, October 01, 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 Small Conference Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Social Media in a Flash**
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
6:00 PM
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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, October 02, 2014
10:30 AM
Create a basic slide show using Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to add text, graphics and simple animation. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, October 02, 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, October 02, 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, October 02, 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)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, October 02, 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, October 02, 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, October 02, 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)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, October 02, 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, October 02, 2014
6:30 PM
A book group for local history lovers. Meets the first Thursdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. 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.
LeDuc Historic Estate
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, October 03, 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
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, October 03, 2014
12:00 PM
Bring a picnic lunch to eat and enjoy a fun storytime in the Library. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, October 03, 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)
Helping Kids Succeed - The Hastings Way
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:30 AM
Join this community-wide initiative to learn how to use the Helping Kids Succeed - The Hastings Way workbook to measure the supports your youth has in their community and to chart their progress toward achievement, health and well-being.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Microsoft Excel Basics for Building Job Skills Part 2**
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:30 AM
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 Center.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Alma Andina
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:30 AM
Alma Andina, a Minneapolis-based group, performs Andean and Latin American music inspired by a love of folklore and a desire to share the rich cultural heritage of Latin America and the Andes. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
A Storytelling Workshop for Kids
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:30 AM
If you like to perform, and keep people interested in what you're saying, storytelling may be for you. Learn to tell stories in this fun workshop by Mike Mann. Registration required. Ages: 8-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, October 04, 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, October 04, 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)
Writers' Workshop: World Building for Fantasy
Saturday, October 04, 2014
1:00 PM
Create ordinary people and extraordinary places in this writing workshop. Learn to develop connections between character and setting, the importance of sensememory, and how to create vivid landscapes. Presented by Kelly Barnhill, author of Iron Hearted Violet and The Mostly True Story of Jack, and her newest book, The Witch&rsquo;s Boy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Heritage Library.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Hopscotch
Saturday, October 04, 2014
1:00 PM
Use our iPad to learn Hopscotch, a simple computer programming language similar to Scratch that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art in our mobile iPad lab. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Minnesota's Raptors
Saturday, October 04, 2014
1:00 PM
Learn about Minnesota's raptors including the majestic bald eagle in this presentation from The Raptor Center. Before or after, go on a StoryWalk and read Minnesota's Hidden Alphabet by Joe Rossi and David LaRochelle.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
TwinLUG Lego Exhibit
Sunday, October 05, 2014
1:00 PM
See a scaled city, mosaics and vignettes featuring space ships, vikings and monsters - all made of Legos. Join the fun and use Legos to build your own creation. For Lego enthusiasts of all ages. Presented by TwinLUG and the Minneapolis & St. Paul Lego User Group.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 06, 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
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 06, 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)
iPad Storytime
Monday, October 06, 2014
1:30 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.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Button Box*
Monday, October 06, 2014
6:00 PM
Dig into your button stash and learn ways to make new things with vintage buttons. Make jewelry and wearable art, learn techniques for stacking and attach buttons in different ways to show off your favorites. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, October 06, 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
Pleasant Hill Library Book Group
Monday, October 06, 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, October 06, 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)
Senior Surf Day
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
10:00 AM
Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Get handson computer experience with help from Senior LinkAge Line&reg; representatives. Prerequisite: None. Presented in partnership with Minnesota Board on Aging and Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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, October 07, 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, October 07, 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, October 07, 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 07, 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, October 07, 2014
12:30 PM
Farmington Library Afternoon Book Group. Meeting at Dunn Brothers until the library remodeling is finished. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/n7s7n35">http://tinyurl.com/n7s7n35</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Farmington
Microsoft Word
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
2:00 PM
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.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Craft Group
Tuesday, October 07, 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, October 07, 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
App Tuesday
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Farmington
Colorful Fall Leaves
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
4:00 PM
Create a colorful fall leaf plaque to hang in your room using clay, leaves and watercolor to make impressions and feathers to finish it off. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
History Players present George Nelson
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
4:30 PM
Learn about cultural and economic exchange between the Dakota, Ojibwe and Europeans and George Nelson's life as a 19th century fur trade clerk through a live performance by the Minnesota History Center. Ages: 12-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Chinese Kites - Art Takes Flight
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
6:00 PM
Let your imagination soar. Work with ArtStart artists to decorate your own kite using Chinese kite-making techniques. All Ages&nbsp;welcome!&nbsp;Registration required. One person registering&nbsp;represents a family/group. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, October 07, 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)
History Players present George Nelson
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
6:30 PM
Learn about cultural and economic exchange between the Dakota, Ojibwe and Europeans and George Nelson's life as a 19th century fur trade clerk through a live performance by the Minnesota History Center. Ages: 12-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 08, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 08, 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 08, 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, October 08, 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, October 08, 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, October 08, 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 08, 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, October 08, 2014
1:00 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.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Monthly Book Discussions - South St. Paul
Wednesday, October 08, 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 Light Between Oceans</em> by M.L. Stedman.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, October 08, 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
Cary John Griffiths
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
6:30 PM
Meet Cary John Griffith and discuss his Minnesota Book Award finalist novel Wolves - a mystery thriller that leads readers to understand what it might be like to be hunted in northern Minnesota. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Books & Beyond: Pumpkin Time
Thursday, October 09, 2014
10:30 AM
Have fun with stories, activities and crafts related to pumpkins with ISD 192 ECFE. Ages: 0-5.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, October 09, 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, October 09, 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, October 09, 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)
Introduction to Tai Chi
Thursday, October 09, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn about the history and benefits of the ancient practice of tai chi from Linda Ebeling. Senior Trainer at the Tai Chi Institute for Health, and try some basic movements. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Registration required
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, October 09, 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)
Full Moon Walk
Thursday, October 09, 2014
6:30 PM
Take a full moon walk to observe nocturnal animals and experience the wilderness with Dakota County Parks naturalists at Lebanon Hills Regional Park. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitor Center
Galaxie Library Book Club
Thursday, October 09, 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, October 09, 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 Light Between Oceans</em> by M.L. Stedman.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime with a Fire Fighter
Friday, October 10, 2014
10:30 AM
Listen to stories and get up-close with a fire engine during Fire Prevention Week. Ages: 0-5.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Autumn Tree Collage
Friday, October 10, 2014
10:30 AM
Create a cool autumn collage for your room using colored and tissue papers and chalk pastels. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, October 10, 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)
Button Box*
Friday, October 10, 2014
2:00 PM
Dig into your button stash and learn ways to make new things with vintage buttons. Make jewelry and wearable art, learn techniques for stacking and attach buttons in different ways to show off your favorites. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Online Job Applications
Friday, October 10, 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.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Autumn Tree Collage
Friday, October 10, 2014
2:00 PM
Create a cool autumn collage for your room using colored and tissue papers and chalk pastels. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Chapters & Craft: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10:30 AM
Hear selections from the Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger and learn to fold your own origami Star Wars figures. Ages: 6-12.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Dragons, Flutes and Monkeys
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10:30 AM
Take a tour of ancient Chinese culture, traditional instruments and folklore with artists Zhang Ying and Ronda Lund. Ages: 5-9.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, October 11, 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, October 11, 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)
Skeletons in the Closet
Saturday, October 11, 2014
11:00 AM
See this bilingual puppet show about remembering grandparents who have passed away and the connection that continues beyond death. The story is a celebration of love and the cycle of life as children discover the meaning of the Day of the Dead. Presented in Spanish and English by the In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 11, 2014
11:00 AM
Join us for the third national Star Wars Reads Day! We'll have games, activities, crafts, and more. Fun for all ages. Costumes encouraged! No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, October 11, 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)
Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 11, 2014
1:00 PM
Come in costume and enjoy storytelling, games and crafts, and meet costumed volunteers from the 501st Legion.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
STEAM on Saturdays: Minnesota's Raptors
Saturday, October 11, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn about Minnesota's raptors including the majestic bald eagle. Presented by the Raptor Center. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 3-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Damian Fowler
Sunday, October 12, 2014
2:00 PM
Meet Damian Fowler, author of Falling Through Clouds, the story of the deadly 2003 plane crash in the Minnesota northwoods and the legal and insurance battles that Toby Pearson and his family endured.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 13, 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
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wescott Nonfiction Book Group
Monday, October 13, 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: Fall Pumpkins
Monday, October 13, 2014
10:15 AM
Pumpkin stories and a craft presented by the ISD 194 ECFE Advisory Council. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Computer Basics
Monday, October 13, 2014
10:15 AM
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.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 13, 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)
iPad Storytime
Monday, October 13, 2014
1:30 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.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, October 13, 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)
Macrame Jewelry Making*
Monday, October 13, 2014
6:00 PM
Discover the basic knots you can use to make jewelry from decorative cords and fibers. Leave with something to wear that&rsquo;s bold and modern or retro-cool. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Lego Quest
Monday, October 13, 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, October 13, 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, October 13, 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
Tell Me A Story! Storytime
Monday, October 13, 2014
7:00 PM
Hear a story or tell a story in this special storytime that celebrates One Book, One Rosemount. Ages: 0-5.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
iPad Storytime
Monday, October 13, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 14, 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 14, 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)
Fall Festival
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
10:30 AM
Celebrate fall through some creative activities and games. All ages. Daycare groups welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 14, 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, October 14, 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, October 14, 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 14, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Minnesota Raptors
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn about raptors and meet a few who live in Minnesota. Presented by the Raptor Center. 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)
Facebook for Business**
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:00 PM
Optimize your business Facebook page by learning strategic marketing approaches based on audience and business goals. This class will also cover Facebook advertising, promoting pages and boosting posts. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:30 PM
Join the History Book Club to discuss One Book, One Rosemount's featured novel "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" by Grace Lin.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, October 14, 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)
Cerulean Fire
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:00 PM
Violinist Margaret Humphrey and award-winning composer and harpsichordist Asako Hirabayashi create a chilling and fun musical theme around two human certainties: love and death. A Minnesota Legacy program.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Old MacDonald Had a Banjo
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10:15 AM
Hear folk musician Paul Imholte present the "Old MacDonald Had a Banjo" concert to acquaint young audiences with traditional American string instruments. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 15, 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 15, 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, October 15, 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, October 15, 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, October 15, 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)
Discovery Club: Super Spies
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
11:00 AM
Engage your undercover curiousity with spy training activities and skills testing in this Discovery Club. Are you a super spy? Ages 6-12. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 15, 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)
Zentangle
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
1:30 PM
Draw structured patterns to create beautiful images through easy-to-learn Zentangle techniques. Presented by Victoria Welch. Registration required. Ages: 11-16. A Minnesota Legacy program.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Scarecrow Shakers
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
3:30 PM
Create a fun scarecrow shaker to shake off the ghouls and goblins. Add it to your Halloween decorations or carry it with you on Halloween night. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 6-15. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, October 15, 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
Create a Website for Your Business**
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:00 PM
Discover how to use open source resources such as WordPress to develop a free or inexpensive website for your small business, community organization or blog. Learn how to set up a site, how to navigate the settings and tips to generate traffic. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Dragons
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:00 PM
Work with local artist Deanne Parks to make a fabulous dragon using papier-mache in the first session and decorate it the following week. Bring family and friends to make a fun group project. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Dakota County in the 1800s
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
7:00 PM
Corrine L. Monjeau-Marz, author of The Dakota Indian Internment at Fort Snelling, 1862&ndash;1864, will talk about the people who claimed the vast Dakota territory, including the current Dakota County boundaries, before European settlement. Presentedby the Dakota County Historical Society.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime with Stacy
Thursday, October 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Meet Stacy Waibel, author of the picture books about Rudy, the cute poodle, and hear her read from her books. Ages: 2-10.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Colorful Fall Leaves
Thursday, October 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Create a colorful fall leaf plaque to hang in your room using clay, leaves and watercolor to make impressions and feathers to finish it off. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-12. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Thursday, October 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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, October 16, 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)
Pumpkins on Canvas
Thursday, October 16, 2014
1:00 PM
Learn to paint pumpkins on canvas board. Discover how to make them three dimensional, how to mix secondary colors and how to do resistance painting. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Clay-to-Go
Thursday, October 16, 2014
1:00 PM
Build, decorate and glaze your own clay treasure. Northern Clay Center will fire it for you to take home later. Registration required. Ages: 7-10. A Minnesota Legacy program.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Make & Take: Tin Can Magnetic Robots
Thursday, October 16, 2014
1:30 PM
Build your own magnetic robots for hours of imaginative fun. Registration required. Ages: 8-12.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Twig Books
Thursday, October 16, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn how to create art books and journals using twigs and leaves in new and unusual ways. Bring a journal to record your fall nature observations. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 9-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Game Day: Betrayal at House on the Hill
Thursday, October 16, 2014
2:00 PM
Play a suspenseful game of Betrayal at House on the Hill. Players explore a haunted mansion and encounter spirits and frightening omens. Registration required. Ages: 11-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Make a Dragon Mask
Thursday, October 16, 2014
2:30 PM
Decorate a fancy or ferocious dragon mask to celebrate "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon," the featured One Book, One Rosemount novel. Ages: 2-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Robotics - Meet Sphero
Thursday, October 16, 2014
3:00 PM
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Email Basics for Building Job Skills**
Thursday, October 16, 2014
6:00 PM
Email has become the typical method for business communication. In this class, you will learn how to set up a free email account, send and receive messages and add attachments. Prerequisite: Experience using a computer. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Mahjong Basics
Thursday, October 16, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn the basics of Mahjong and play this ancient Chinese game of skill and memory. Registration required. Ages: 16 and older.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, October 16, 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: Cuba
Thursday, October 16, 2014
7:00 PM
Cuba, the Caribbean's largest island, offers fascinating history, rich culture, and breathtaking beaches and scenery. Hear a frequent visitor to Cuba discuss the mysteries and misconceptions of this often misunderstood nation.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wescott Book Club
Thursday, October 16, 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.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Halloween Art Attack
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:00 AM
Use our supplies to create Halloween crafts in this self-directed program. Ages: 4-12.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Build Small
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Imagine you live in a world in which the tallest building was 3 inches high. What would that mean about the size of your family, friends, and animals? Work with an artist to create your world in miniature using self-drying clay, paint, and other materials. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 8-14. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Book Bingo
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Play bingo for a chance to win gently-used books. Space is limited. Ages: 6-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Music and Movement
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Get up and groove with active songs and stories to energize your day. Ages: 3-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Movies for Kids
Friday, October 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Marshmallow Sculptures
Friday, October 17, 2014
11:00 AM
Build cool structures using toothpicks and mini marshmallows. Ages: 4-15.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, October 17, 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)
Make & Take: Rainbow Loom Frenzy
Friday, October 17, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn and trade Rainbow Loom techniques and make creations to wear and share. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime with Dew Days Princesses
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:30 AM
Dress up like a prince or princess and come to hear stories about princesses and princes. Ages: 0-8.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, October 18, 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, October 18, 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)
Japanese Anime Cartooning
Saturday, October 18, 2014
2:00 PM
Anime is the art of Japanese animation. Create your own cartoon characters and make them come to life through simple hand-drawn animation. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 8-16. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
LinkedIn for Job Seekers**
Saturday, October 18, 2014
2:30 PM
Learn how to set up a LinkedIn account, create a complete profile and use LinkedIn for finding jobs. Prerequisite: None. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 20, 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
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 20, 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)
Credit 411
Monday, October 20, 2014
1:00 PM
Separate credit report and credit score fact from fiction. Hear straight forward advice to boost your credit score and improve your credit health. Free credit reports will be available for those interested. Presented by the Neighborhood Development Alliance. Registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Make, Do and Mend*
Monday, October 20, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn the right way to sew on a button, fix a hem and patch the elbow of your favorite sweater to make the things you love look like new. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
There's an App for That
Monday, October 20, 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.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, October 20, 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
Tell A Story
Monday, October 20, 2014
6:30 PM
Be a storyteller at any age. Entertain an audience with a story from your imagination, your family or from your book or ours.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Author Kent Stever
Monday, October 20, 2014
7:00 PM
Kent Stever, author of Growing Up on the Mississippi, will share charming stories of small town life in Winona, Minn. in the 1950s.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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, October 21, 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, October 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.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 21, 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 21, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, October 21, 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.
Study Rm 214
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, October 21, 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)
Beyond Computer Basics
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:30 PM
This class continues where Computer Basics left off. Learn what&rsquo;s on your computer, how to work with files and folders, printing and computer maintenance. This class is for PC users. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse.
DCL at Farmington
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, October 21, 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, October 21, 2014
7:00 PM
Farmington Library Men's Book Group. Meeting at Dunn Brothers, 20700 Chippendale Ave. W, Farmington, MN. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o">http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o</a> for this month's selection.
DCL at Farmington
E-book Basics
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
10:00 AM
This class will give you a basic understanding of the materials available from Dakota County Library for electronic book readers. You&rsquo;ll receive instruction on searching and downloading from OverDrive as well as basic information on transferring e-books to hand-held reading devices. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or equivalent experience.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 22, 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: Engineering with Tubes
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
10:30 AM
Little Learners is a club for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. What can you do with a tube? Make a track for a marble? A tunnel for a car? We'll explore different ways to build and create structures with tubes. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 22, 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 22, 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, October 22, 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, October 22, 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, October 22, 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 22, 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)
iPad Photo Editing
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
1:00 PM
Get hands-on experience taking pictures with an iPad and learn how to use the built-in photo editor and apps to improve the appearance of your photos. An iPad will be available to use.
Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, October 22, 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
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
5:00 PM
Member Night Preview<br />$8 Non-member<br /><br /> <div>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.</div>
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Dragons
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:00 PM
Work with local artist Deanne Parks to make a fabulous dragon using papier-mache in the first session and decorate it the following week. Bring family and friends to make a fun group project. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Thursday, October 23, 2014
10:00 AM
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)
E-book Basics for Tablets
Thursday, October 23, 2014
10:15 AM
This class will give you a basic understanding of the materials available from Dakota County Library for electronic book readers. You&rsquo;ll receive instruction on searching and downloading from OverDrive as well as basic information on transferring e-books to hand-held reading devices. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or equivalent experience.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Thursday, October 23, 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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, October 23, 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.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
iPad Storytime
Thursday, October 23, 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
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
E-book Basics for Kindle
Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:00 AM
This class will give you a basic understanding of the materials available from Dakota County Library for electronic book readers. You&rsquo;ll receive instruction on searching and downloading from OverDrive as well as basic information on transferring e-books to hand-held reading devices. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or equivalent experience.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
E-book Basics for Nook
Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:45 AM
This class will give you a basic understanding of the materials available from Dakota County Library for electronic book readers. You&rsquo;ll receive instruction on searching and downloading from OverDrive as well as basic information on transferring e-books to hand-held reading devices. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or equivalent experience.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, October 23, 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)
Grace Lin at the Rosemount Community Center
Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:30 PM
Join us for an outstanding One Book, One Rosemount finale at the Rosemount Community Center where author Grace Lin will present her book "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" - a wondrous story of adventure, faith and friendship. Sponsored in part by the City of Rosemount. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Rosemount Community Center
Paranormal Activity Revealed
Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:30 PM
The definition of paranormal is "not scientifically explainable." The Dakota County Paranormal Society specializes in just that! Come to this free event to hear the team talk about their investigations and to see their findings for yourself.
South St. Paul Public Library
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Friday, October 24, 2014
10:00 AM
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 All Ages
Friday, October 24, 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, October 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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, October 24, 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 1**
Friday, October 24, 2014
1:30 PM
Excel is used in the workplace for accounting, tracking inventory and organizing data. Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas and build a budget. Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Interviewing Skills
Friday, October 24, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn how to be more confident along with strategies to make you stand out from the crowd. Topics covered include types of interviews, common interview questions and major blunders to avoid. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)

Last updated: 8/19/2014 4:10 AM