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Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 03, 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, September 03, 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 Babies
Wednesday, September 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Wednesday, September 03, 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 03, 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)
Microsoft Word
Wednesday, September 03, 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.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, September 03, 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)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Back to School for Homeschool Families
Thursday, September 04, 2014
10:15 AM
Get a tour, go on a scavenger hunt and learn all about the resources available at the Library.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, September 04, 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Grandparents Day Storytime
Thursday, September 04, 2014
10:30 AM
Enjoy stories and make crafts with your grandma, grandpa or any grand-friend. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Heritage Library Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, September 04, 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, September 04, 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, September 04, 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, September 04, 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, September 05, 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, September 05, 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, September 05, 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 — no registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, September 06, 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 06, 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)
Make & Take: Duct Tape Crafts
Saturday, September 06, 2014
1:00 PM
It's amazing what you can create with duct tape - from wallets to cellphone cases. Explore the world of duct tape art. Space is limited. Ages: 11-16.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 08, 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, September 08, 2014
10:00 AM
Wescott Nonfiction Book Group. Meets at the Eagan Community Center. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lqvswh5 for this month's selection.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 08, 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, September 08, 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, September 08, 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)
Lego Quest
Monday, September 08, 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, September 08, 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Pleasant Hill Library Book Group
Monday, September 08, 2014
6:30 PM
Pleasant Hill Library Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mk35wvf for this month's selection.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Inver Glen Library Book Club
Monday, September 08, 2014
7:00 PM
Inver Glen Library Book Club. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj for this month's selection.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 09, 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 09, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 09, 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 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.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 09, 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 09, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
MNsure Help @ the Library
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
1:00 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
Computer Basics
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
2:00 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.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Digital Camera Basics
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
2:30 PM
Get hands-on experience taking pictures with a digital camera and learn how to transfer pictures to a computer for editing. Prerequisite: Computer Basics and/ or ability to use the mouse.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
App Tuesday
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
6:30 PM
Robert Trail History Book Group. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j for this month's selection.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 10, 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, September 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 10, 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)
Archaeology in Dakota County
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
6:30 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're used in Dakota County. Presented by the Dakota County Historical Society.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Grand Re-opening Celebration
Thursday, September 11, 2014
10:00 AM
Storytime for all ages, with guest readers, at 10:30 am<br />Musical entertainment by Greenwood Tree - enjoy lively traditional Celtic-flavored jigs and reels, sweet waltzes and American Folk songs for all ages, 3:00-4:00 pm<br />Reception and refreshments, 4:30-5:30 pm
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, September 11, 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 11, 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)
Web Resources for Finding People
Thursday, September 11, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn how to find public information about people using free Internet sites. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Dakota County Law Library.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Crochet Leaves*
Thursday, September 11, 2014
6:00 PM
Learn basic crochet stitches and make a handful of fall leaves. Stitch a pin to the back and wear your autumnal leaves on the town. Presented by The Textile Center. Registration required.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Make the Most of Google Docs**
Thursday, September 11, 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.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, September 11, 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)
Larry Millett*
Thursday, September 11, 2014
7:00 PM
Hear about the life of Larry Millett, journalist and author of Strongwood:A Crime Dossier, and join the Library book club to discuss his latest work.
South St. Paul Public Library
Minnesota's Gangster Past - Land of 10,000 Crimes*
Thursday, September 11, 2014
7:00 PM
Follow in the footsteps of the infamous American gangsters that turned Minnesota into the land of 10,000 crimes. Hear about deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders and daring kidnappings and discover the grisly locations where gangster history will never die. Presented by author Chad Lewis.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Galaxie Library Book Club
Thursday, September 11, 2014
7:00 PM
Galaxie Library Book Club. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz for this month's selection.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Internet Basics
Friday, September 12, 2014
10:15 AM
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 Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime with a Police Officer
Friday, September 12, 2014
10:30 AM
Listen to stories told by a police officer and get up-close with a police car. Ages: 0-5.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, September 12, 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, September 12, 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.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Happy Birthday Smokey Bear
Friday, September 12, 2014
4:00 PM
"paws to Read" and celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th birthday with stories and fire safety activities. Ages: 0-8.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Happy Birthday Smokey Bear
Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:30 AM
"paws to Read" and celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th birthday with stories and fire safety activities. Ages: 0-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Build It Free Play
Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:30 AM
Bring your family, friends and imagination to build what you can from cardboard and tape. Ages: 4-8.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Play and Learn Workshop
Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:30 AM
This workshop, aimed at child care providers, teachers, and parents, discusses the role of play in child development, especially in language and literacy development. Using the recently installed Play and Learn area, we'll discuss how specific play things promote conversation, as well as imaginative and constructive play. Partially funded with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, Library Services and Technology Act [LS-00-13-0024-13].
South St. Paul Public Library
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, September 13, 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 13, 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)
Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft
Saturday, September 13, 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 15, 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 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 15, 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, September 15, 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)
Facebook 101**
Monday, September 15, 2014
6:00 PM
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. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.
South St. Paul Public Library
Mary Logue
Monday, September 15, 2014
6:30 PM
Minnesota Book Award-winning author of the Claire Watkins mystery series will share stories of her inspiration and writing. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 16, 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 16, 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)
Castles and Dragons
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Laugh along as brave princesses and daring knights face fearsome dragons in classic storybook fun. Presented by The Story Man from England. A Minnesota Legacy program. Ages: 2-10.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 16, 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 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.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 16, 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 16, 2014
11:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
War of the Currents
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn about electrical generation, transmission and conservation and get inspired to find ways to help solve our current energy challenges. Presented by Bakken Museum. 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)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, September 16, 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)
There's an App for That
Tuesday, September 16, 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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Craig McIntosh
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 PM
Craig McIntosh,former editorial cartoonist and Army veteran, presents his novel McFadden's War. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Roe Family Singers
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
7:00 PM
Raise a ruckus with this "World's Best" 29th annual Battle of the Jug Bands hillbilly ensemble from the Mississippi headwaters. Hear selections featuring the banjo, guitar, fiddle, autoharp, jug, washboard and more. Sponsored by The Friends of the Inver Glen Library.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, September 16, 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, September 16, 2014
7:00 PM
Farmington Library Men's Book Group. Meeting at Dunn Brothers, 20700 Chippendale Ave. W, Farmington, MN. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o for this month's selection.
DCL at Farmington
Beyond Computer Basics
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
10:00 AM
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 Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 17, 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)
Internet Basics
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
10:30 AM
Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Come learn the very basics of the Internet. This class will provide instruction on navigating a web browser, exploring the library&rsquo;s website and finding information on just about anything! Registration is required. Just call or stop in.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 17, 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)
Tablet Basics
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
2:30 PM
Learn the basics of your Android, iPad, Kindle Fire or Nook tablet as well as ways to customize your device and install apps. Bring your tablet. Prerequisite: None.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Evening Storytimes for All Ages
Wednesday, September 17, 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, September 17, 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
Thursday, September 18, 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 18, 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 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Thursday, September 18, 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
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Lilbrary Book Sale
Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:00 PM
Member Preview sale. Free to members or join at the door.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
MNsure
Thursday, September 18, 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.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, September 18, 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)
PS Duffy
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Join PS Duffy as she discusses her debut novel The Cartographer of No Man's Land, the story of a family divided by World War I from a village in Nova Scotia to the trenches of France.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Riders on the Orphan Train
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Alison Moore, award-winning author of "Riders on the Orphan Train," and musician-songwriter Phil Lancaster team up to tell the story of the mass relocation of 250,000 orphans and unwanted children who were put on trains in New York to be given away all over the U.S. between 1854 and 1929. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Harvest Bonfire
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Bring a lawn chair, enjoy stories and roast s'mores over a campfire in South Valley Park, 2810 70th Street, Inver Grove Heights. Registration required at www.funatthegrove.com. Sponsored by Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Friends of the Library Travel Series: Lake Superior Flavors
Thursday, September 18, 2014
7:00 PM
Take a culinary tour of Lake Superior with the creators of Lake Superior Flavors: A Field Guide to Food and Drink along the Circle Tour. Author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley will highlight high-traffic tourist spots, cultural institutions and off-the-beaten-path discoveries along the shores of the greatest of the Great Lakes.
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wescott Book Club
Thursday, September 18, 2014
7:00 PM
Wescott Book Club. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3 for this month's selection.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Lilbrary Book Sale
Friday, September 19, 2014
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Make & Take: Mouse Puppets
Friday, September 19, 2014
10:30 AM
Make your very own paper bag mouse puppet to take home. Ages: 2-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail
Friday, September 19, 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, September 19, 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)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Lilbrary Book Sale
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Saturday, September 20, 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 20, 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, September 20, 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, September 20, 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)
Candace Simar
Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:00 AM
Candace Simar, award-winning poet and author of Minnesota- based historical novels Abercrombie Trail and Pomme De Terre, will talk about her inspiration and writing. Books will be available to purchase and sign.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 20, 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)
STEAM on Saturdays: Family Engineering Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014
2:00 PM
Learn about the different areas of engineering with hands-on exploration and a fun presentation from The Works Museum. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 3-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Lilbrary Book Sale
Sunday, September 21, 2014
1:00 PM
Bag Sale!
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 22, 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 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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)
eBook Basics for Tablets
Monday, September 22, 2014
5:30 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
Monday, September 22, 2014
6:15 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
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, September 22, 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
Click, Clap and Clunk
Monday, September 22, 2014
7:00 PM
Learn to use tin cans, buckets, claves, paper, spring poles, snare drums and even your body to create percussion instruments and music. Presented by Minnesota Percussion Trio. A Minnesota Legacy program.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
eBook Basics for Nook, Kobo, Sony and more
Monday, September 22, 2014
7:00 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
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 http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl 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)
E-book Basics
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
2:00 PM
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 Eagan (Wescott)
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
Dakota County in the 1800s
Monday, September 29, 2014
6:30 PM
Corrine L. Monjeau-Marz, author of The Dakota Indian Internment at Fort Snelling, 1862-1864, 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 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)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, October 02, 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
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)
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)

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