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Back to School with Root Beer Floats
Monday, August 29, 2016
6:30 PM
Enjoy a last hurrah of summer with free ice cream! Sponsored by the Friends of the Farmington Library.
DCL at Farmington
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. No registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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)
Robert Trail Book Club
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the last Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/k53pq7a for this month's selection.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Heritage Evening Book Group
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the last Wednesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, September 01, 2016
12:30 PM
Held the first Thursday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, September 01, 2016
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.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, September 01, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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 Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
LeDuc History Book Group
Thursday, September 01, 2016
6:30 PM
A book group for history lovers. Meets the first Thursday 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. Location Note: This group meets at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Friday, September 02, 2016
10:30 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, September 02, 2016
12:00 PM
Bring a picnic lunch to eat and enjoy a fun storytime in the Library. Ages: 2-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, September 02, 2016
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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)
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, September 02, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 03, 2016
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)
Labor Day - Library Closed
Monday, September 05, 2016
12:00 AM
All Locations
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
10:00 AM
Stop in any time during our Drop-in E-book sessions and get help downloading e-books to your device for free. No registration required.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
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)
Farmington Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
12:30 PM
Held the first Tuesday of each month. In September we will discuss "H is for Hawk" by Helen MacDonald.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Consumer Law Clinic
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
1:00 PM
Get help with consumer law matters, such as debt collection, garnishment, credit issues, foreclosures, contracts and conciliation court with a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wentworth Book Group
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
6:30 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. Call the Wentworth Library or visit www.dakotacounty.mn.us/library, search "book discussion" for monthly book discussion titles.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
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 in the Park
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
10:30 AM
<p>Join us for stories, games and crafts in the park. This program is presented in part by the City of Hastings Parks and Recreation. Ages: 0-10.</p><p>Levee Park, 30 Ramsey St, Hastings</p>
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
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)
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
12:30 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Myriad Pro Light&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-no-proof:yes">Receive a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as domestic abuse, custody, child support or visitation. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting.&nbsp; Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit.&nbsp; Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
iPad Basics
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
2:00 PM
<div><div>Use our iPads to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. Prerequisite: none. Registration required.<br></div><div><br></div></div><div><br></div>
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Resume Rescue
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
3:00 PM
Creating an effective résumé can help you land the job you've always wanted. Learn how to use a résumé to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, do's and don'ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Coloring for Adults
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
6:00 PM
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Use coloring as a way to relax and unwind while listening to soothing background music.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Fiction Basics
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
6:30 PM
Create memorable settings, exciting plots and believable characters that have depth and complexity. Presented by The Loft Literacy Center. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, September 08, 2016
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
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, September 08, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, September 08, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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 Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Make & Take: Primp Your Locker
Thursday, September 08, 2016
4:00 PM
Make cool memo boards, magnets, and other locker bling to start your school year off right.&nbsp;Ages: 12-16.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Suminagashi Paper Marbling
Thursday, September 08, 2016
6:00 PM
Explore the world of traditional Japanese paper marbling by using ink floating on water to create unique, whimsical patterns that can be transferred to paper to make stationery and note cards. Presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Rosemount's gift to Admiral Dewey
Thursday, September 08, 2016
6:30 PM
Discover a local boy's national campaign to raise funds to honor Spanish American war hero Admiral Dewey. Presented by the Rosemount Historical Society.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, September 08, 2016
7:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "The Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, September 08, 2016
7:00 PM
Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of a good book. Call the Galaxie Library or visit http://www.dakotacounty.us/library, search "book discussion" for monthly book discussion titles. Second Thursday of the month, 7-8 pm.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Back to School for Homeschool Families
Friday, September 09, 2016
10:15 AM
Get a tour, go on a scavenger hunt and learn all about the resources available at the Library.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, September 09, 2016
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
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, September 09, 2016
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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)
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, September 09, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 10, 2016
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)
Library Chess Club
Saturday, September 10, 2016
11:00 AM
Let the games begin. Come to the Library to play this fun game of strategy with a friend or other chess fan. Open to all levels. Ages: 6-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft
Saturday, September 10, 2016
2:30 PM
Draft cards and play two rounds of Swiss draw. Prizes will be awarded based on standings. Cards and snacks provided. Registration required. Ages: 12-16. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 12, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Office Productivity
Monday, September 12, 2016
10:15 AM
Learn to do basic word processing, spreadsheets and presentations on the iPad using Apple's Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps. iPads will be available to use in class. <em>Prerequisite: None. Registration required.</em>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Music Together©
Monday, September 12, 2016
10:30 AM
Enjoy lively music and movement with Music Together© instructor Cheryl Hornstein. Registration required. Ages: 0-4.&nbsp;Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 12, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 12, 2016
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)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, September 12, 2016
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. Staff from Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies! No registration necessary; come when you can!
South St. Paul Public Library
Pleasant Hill Book Group
Monday, September 12, 2016
6:30 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mk35wvf for this month's selection.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Monday, September 12, 2016
6:30 PM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Inver Glen Book Club
Monday, September 12, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj for this month's selection.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Monday, September 12, 2016
7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families.&nbsp; Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
10:00 AM
Stop in any time during our Drop-in E-book sessions and get help downloading e-books to your device for free. No registration required.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
10:15 AM
Start your engines and get ready to zoom. Hear stories, songs and get your first driving lesson in this highly interactive program from the Story Man from England. Ages 2-8. A Minnesota Legacy program.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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 13, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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 13, 2016
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 All Ages
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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)
Tangle the Day Away
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
1:00 PM
Use easy-to-learn Zentangle to create beautiful image patterns on tiles to create a mosaic. Presented by Victoria Welch. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Consumer Law Clinic
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
1:00 PM
Get help with consumer law matters, such as debt collection, garnishment, credit issues, foreclosures, contracts and conciliation court with a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Teen Space Art
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
3:00 PM
Stop by to help create some art to brighten up the teen space walls. Ages 11-16. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Robotics - Sphero Programming
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
3:30 PM
Take your Sphero skills to the next level and learn to program Sphero using the MacroLab app. Try your program to compete for the best time on our Sphero race course. Ages: 10-16.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Happy Birthday Roald Dahl!
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
4:30 PM
Celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday! Listen to some of your favorite Roald Dahl stories and enjoy some birthday cake! Ages: 8-14.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Beginning Acrylic Painting
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:00 PM
<div>Learn the step-by-step basics of acrylic painting techniques including design, layout, color blending and layering using a fun design. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages 16+.</div>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rubber Stamp Greeting Cards
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:00 PM
Stamp all-occasion cards and receive take-home instructions to make custom envelopes. All materials provided. Presented by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. &nbsp;Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
LinkedIn
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:00 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Myriad Pro Light&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Learn how to set up a LinkedIn account, create a complete profile, and use LinkedIn for finding jobs. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center and sponsored by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency. <i>Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse</i>. Registration required.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
Wentworth Computer Lab
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:30 PM
Held the second Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j for this month's selection.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Snakes
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
7:00 PM
Snakes are hunters.&nbsp; A&nbsp;Dodge Nature Center naturalist will share information about these remarkable creatures.&nbsp; Live animals.&nbsp; Ages:&nbsp; 4 and older.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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 Babies
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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 14, 2016
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 14, 2016
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 14, 2016
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)
Homeschool Meetup
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
10:30 AM
Looking to connect with other homeschooling families in the area? Wanting to bounce questions or experiences off other parents? Looking for ideas or materials to enrich your studies? Come support each other! Families are welcome to attend together.
South St. Paul Public Library
South St. Paul Afternoon Book Club
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
1:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "The Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett
South St. Paul Public Library
Open Knitting
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting.&nbsp; Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit.&nbsp; Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
3D Modeling Basics
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
2:00 PM
Learn how to design your own 3D&nbsp;object using 3D modeling software. Participants may print completed designs later using a 3D printer in the Wescott&nbsp;iLAB. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
3:30 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. Staff from Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies! No registration necessary; come when you can!
South St. Paul Public Library
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
4:00 PM
Receive a free 30 minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time (visitation), paternity issues, spousal maintenance and domestic abuse. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court and the Dakota County Law Library.&nbsp; Call 952-891-7135 to schedule an appointment.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Image Editing on the Cheap
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
6:00 PM
<div>Hear about the top web-based and desktop image editing applications and learn the basics of how to enhance the quality of your photos. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills. Registration required.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div>
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Flying Fun
Thursday, September 15, 2016
10:30 AM
<div><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"><strong> </strong></font><p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 16.2pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 10pt; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Arial Unicode MS&quot;;"><font color="#000000">Join the Story Man from England and let your imagination soar. &nbsp;Flying isn't just for the birds. Explore how planes, rockets and superheroes also take to the skies. </font></span>&nbsp;Ages: 2-8.</p></div><div><br></div>
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, September 15, 2016
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 15, 2016
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
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, September 15, 2016
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)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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 Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Thursday, September 15, 2016
5:00 PM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Friends of the Heritage Library
Thursday, September 15, 2016
6:15 PM
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
STEM Bunnies
Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:00 PM
<p>Learn all about&nbsp;rabbits and see and&nbsp;meet rabbits from STEM Bunnies. Ages: 2-14. </p>
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Essential Oils for Fall & Winter Health
Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:00 PM
Join Kelsey Christenson of Young Living Essential Oils as she discusses how essential oils have been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes and healing, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wescott Third Thursday Book Group
Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:00 PM
Held on the third Thursday of each month. Please refer to&nbsp;<a href="http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3" title="" target="_self">http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3</a>&nbsp;for this month's selection.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Friday, September 16, 2016
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Sing, Play, Learn! Rain Makes Music
Friday, September 16, 2016
10:30 AM
<div>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. Registration required. Ages: 0-5.</div>
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Storytime for Babies
Friday, September 16, 2016
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)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, September 16, 2016
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 All Ages
Friday, September 16, 2016
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
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, September 16, 2016
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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)
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, September 16, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, September 16, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Mother Goose Olympics
Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:00 AM
Compete in races and games with nursery rhyme themes. &nbsp;Prizes awarded! Presented by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. &nbsp;Ages 3-5.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Plant a Pocket of Prairie
Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:30 AM
<div>Be inspired by stories and songs about prairies and why they're so fascinating. Presented by the Story Man from England. &nbsp;Ages: 2-8.</div><div><br></div>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 17, 2016
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.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 17, 2016
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)
Los Alegres Bailadores
Saturday, September 17, 2016
11:00 AM
Enjoy a colorful and truly authentic Mexican dance performance and learn about the vibrant arts and cultural traditions of Mexico. &nbsp;A Minnesota Mosaic program.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 17, 2016
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 Hgts (Inver Glen)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 17, 2016
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: Mystery of Chemistry
Saturday, September 17, 2016
2:00 PM
See a series of experiments that change, smoke, and spurt. Watch the Mad Scientist mix up a gooey foaming paste, an eerie smoking genie and a vat of Mad Science Slime. Presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.&nbsp; Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library.&nbsp; Ages 5-12.&nbsp; <br>
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Coloring for Adults
Saturday, September 17, 2016
2:00 PM
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Use coloring as a way to relax and unwind while listening to soothing background music.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Sunday, September 18, 2016
1:00 PM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 19, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 19, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 19, 2016
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)
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Monday, September 19, 2016
1:00 PM
Receive a free 30 minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time (visitation), paternity issues, spousal maintenance and domestic abuse. 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to schedule an appointment.&nbsp;
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Studio Ghibli-inspired Art
Monday, September 19, 2016
4:00 PM
Create art inspired by Studio Ghibli movies like <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>, <i>Spirited Away,</i> and <i>Howl's Moving Castle</i>. Make your own pom-pom Soot Ball Sprite, papier-mache Princess Mononoke Mask, clay Totoro, relief-printed image and more. Presented by Artistry. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, September 19, 2016
4:00 PM
Get involved. 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)
Art Styles of the Masters: Monet
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 PM
Create an impressionistic work of art inspired by the paintings of Claude Monet and other Impressionist era artists. Presented by Artistry. Registration required. Ages: 16+.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Fabric Table Runner
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 PM
Create a beautiful new table runner out of muslin, fabric markers, felt and embroidery. Presented by Artistry. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Tangle the Day Away
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 PM
Use easy-to-learn Zentangle and create beautiful image patterns on tiles to make a mosaic. Presented by Victoria Welch. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Homework Rescue Assistance
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 PM
Learn to use Homework Rescue, a free homework help service, where you can chat with online tutors. Help is available for students from Kindergarten through college on a first-come, first-helped basis.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, September 19, 2016
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. Staff from Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies! No registration necessary; come when you can!
South St. Paul Public Library
Money Mondays - Social Security Seminar
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:30 PM
Learn how to make informed, well-reasoned decisions regarding your retirement investments and social security benefits. Presented by Roundbank. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Killer Thrillers Book Group
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:30 PM
Classic and new mysteries and thrillers. Register at 651-403-8313. Visit www.dakotacounty.us/library, search "killer thrillers" for monthly titles.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
10:00 AM
Stop in any time during our Drop-in E-book sessions and get help downloading e-books to your device for free. No registration required.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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 20, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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 20, 2016
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 All Ages
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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)
Personal Selling with Confidence
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1:00 PM
Learn how 20 percent of personal sales success is based on what you know and 80 percent on what you do. Discover specific actions you can implement immediately to increase your person-to-person sales. Sponsored by South Metro SCORE. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Consumer Law Clinic
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1:00 PM
Get help with consumer law matters, such as debt collection, garnishment, credit issues, foreclosures, contracts and conciliation court with a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play, Learn! Animals Make Music
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
2:00 PM
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. Registration required. Ages: 0-5. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Decoupage Vases
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:30 PM
Learn the art of decoupage using colored tissue papers, glitter and glue to create a fabulous vase to give to a friend or family member or to keep for yourself. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 6-12. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:30 PM
Receive a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as domestic abuse, custody, child support or visitation. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Young Writers Group
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:30 PM
Join other teen writers in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Ages 10-16.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
5:00 PM
Free 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. Appointment required. Email Jim at jhoss5114@gmail.com.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Meet the Author: Denis LaComb
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
6:30 PM
Meet author Denis LaComb and hear him discuss his new novel "Debris." Presented by the Rosemount Area Arts Council.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Organizing Your Financial Life
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
6:30 PM
Learn how to get a handle on household expenses large and small, including establishing a system to pay bills and creating a budget. Presented by Shamrock Wealth Management.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/p5wuw3z for this month's book selection.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Farmington - Books & Brew Book Group
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the third Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o for this month's selection.
DCL at Farmington
Mendota Heights Book Club
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
10:00 AM
This is a partnership between the Wentworth Library and the City of Mendota Heights, ISD 197, and Tri-District Community Education. Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am. Location note: This group meets at Mendota Elementary, 1979 Summit Lane, Mendota Heights, in the media center.
Mendota Elementary School
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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 21, 2016
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 21, 2016
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 21, 2016
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)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting.&nbsp; Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit.&nbsp; Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
3:30 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. Staff from Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies! No registration necessary; come when you can!
South St. Paul Public Library
Create a Free or Low-Cost Website
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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, nonprofit, or blog. Web developers explain how to set up a site, how to navigate settings, and offer tips on how to generate traffic. Bring your tablet or laptop. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play, Learn!
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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. Registration required. Ages: 0-5.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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 22, 2016
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
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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 All Ages
Thursday, September 22, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Beyond the Book: Swatch by Julia Denos
Thursday, September 22, 2016
11:00 AM
Drawing inspiration from stories that promote curiosity, exploration, play, and wonder, children and caregivers will be encouraged to explore and create beyond the book, based on themes and ideas that provoke interest during our shard reading time. Ages 3-8. Registration for child required. Caregivers are required to attend, but do not need to register.<br>
South St. Paul Public Library
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, September 22, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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 Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Finger Weave a Scarf
Thursday, September 22, 2016
5:00 PM
Weave a scarf using only your fingers and a skein of yarn. Finger weaving is a Native American art form used to create many non-loom woven items. Presented by the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. Registration required.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Staying Safe Online for Parents and Children
Thursday, September 22, 2016
6:30 PM
Join Jeremy Roberts of the Dakota County Sheriff's Office Electronic Crimes Task Force in discussing ways to keep your children safe while online and using their cell phones.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Sounds of Rio
Thursday, September 22, 2016
6:30 PM
Take a musical journey to Brazil with harmonious styles that originated in Rio de Janeiro and were influenced by American Jazz including the choro, samba, and bossa nova. The Modern Spark Trio will highlight the history and evolution of these styles. A Minnesota Mosaic program.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Armchair Travel Series:Vietnam
Thursday, September 22, 2016
7:00 PM
Step into this unique Asian country where old and new combine for an inviting blend of natural beauty and cities from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. Maxine Saul will discuss her journey as part of the annual Travel Series sponsored by the Friends of the Heritage Library. Refreshments provided.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime With a Police Officer
Friday, September 23, 2016
10:30 AM
Listen to stories told by a police officer and get up-close with a police car. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Friday, September 23, 2016
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)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, September 23, 2016
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)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, September 23, 2016
1:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, 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)
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, September 23, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Put on a Show
Saturday, September 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Learn about the history of puppetry, the art of performing, and create your own puppet show to take home. Presented by Artistry. Registration required. Ages: 6-12. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Microsoft Excel Basics--Part 1
Saturday, September 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas, and build a budget. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.&nbsp;Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Pasta Bridges
Saturday, September 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Learn how to build a strong bridge from the educators at The Work Museum using pasta, hot glue and your imagination. Registration required. Ages 9-12.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Writing Great College Application Essays
Saturday, September 24, 2016
1:30 PM
<div>Learn to use basic creative writing craft elements, like strong characterization, compelling narrative structure and an interesting plot or idea, to write the best possible college application essay. Leave with ideas that will get you started on an essay that'll really wow your readers. Presented by The Loft Literary Center. Registration required. Ages: 13-18.</div>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Homework Rescue Assistance
Saturday, September 24, 2016
1:30 PM
Learn to use Homework Rescue , a free homework help service, where you can chat with online tutors. Help is available for students from Kindergarten through college on a first-come, first-helped basis.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 26, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, September 26, 2016
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)
Fun with Letters
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 PM
Engage you child through fun alphabet activities in this early literacy workshop. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Registration required for each child. Parents and their children ages 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
There's an App for That
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 PM
<p dir="ltr">So many apps, so little time. Discover which apps should be loaded on your smart phone or tablet to improve productivity for your business or organization, plus how to use and organize them. Don't miss this fast-paced and fun-filled session. Bring your smart phone and/or tablet. Presented by the Twin Cities Media Alliance.</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Homework Rescue Assistance
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 PM
Learn to use Homework Rescue, a free homework help service, where you can chat with online tutors. Help is available for students from Kindergarten through college on a first-come, first-helped basis.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, September 26, 2016
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. Staff from Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies! No registration necessary; come when you can!
South St. Paul Public Library
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Monday, September 26, 2016
7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)

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