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Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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, April 01, 2015
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 Babies
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Discovery Club: Pranks and Jokes
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
11:00 AM
<p>Learn about the history of April Fools Day, how to debunk a hoax, as well as some jokes and pranks you can do at home. Ages: 6-12. Registration required.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Digital Art
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
1:00 PM
Use our iPad Lab to draw, photo edit and paint using digital art apps. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Chickens
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
2:00 PM
See live chickens from the&nbsp;Dodge Nature Center and&nbsp;discover how fascinating they&nbsp;are &mdash; from egg to chicken.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Thrift Store Transformation
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
3:00 PM
Bring a thrift store find you'd like to restyle - a skirt, T-shirt or any piece of clothing - and cut, stitch, embellish and transform it into something new and fashionable. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required. Ages: 13-18.<br><br>Registration required for each teen. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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. 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
Flag Books
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
4:00 PM
Make a book with small alternating pages that wave like flags and open to reveal a hidden illustration or message. Stretch it out to create a full picture with room to write. Presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>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)
Moo! Readathon
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
4:00 PM
Drop in anytime to learn about Once Upon a Reader, Minnesota's statewide one-book program, that is featuring David LaRochelle's <em>Moo!</em> - the hilarious and exciting story of a cow who takes the farmer's car for a ride. Hear <em>Moo!</em> being read by guest readers and enjoy activities and a special treat.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Conference Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Tablet Basics
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
6:00 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. <em>Prerequisite: None.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
6:00 PM
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)
Get Rich with Picture Book$ with Julane Severson
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:00 AM
Calling all artists! Did you know that collectors of award-winning picture books may get rich with this hobby? The illustrations in these books make them valuable. In this class, you will learn about some of these illustrators and study their style of art. You will then select a picture booklet in need of artwork from you! Perhaps someday your skill as an illustrator will bring you a Caldecott Award! Ages 8-14. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play Learn! Rain Makes Music
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music<br>specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Registration required. Ages: 0-5.<br><br>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)
Hippity Hoppity Storytime
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Join us for a storytime, songs and a craft to celebrate&nbsp;this special time of year. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Paint on Canvas: Pop Art
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Use bright colors to draw and paint popular symbols to create a marvelous masterpiece inspired by Jim Dine and Peter Max. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14.<br><br>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)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 02, 2015
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, April 02, 2015
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)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, April 02, 2015
12:30 PM
Held the first Thursday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza">http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza</a> for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, April 02, 2015
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)
Protect Your Online Privacy
Thursday, April 02, 2015
2:00 PM
From social media to search engines and email to online purchasing - modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. Discover the tools and techniques you can use to protect your privacy, browse anonymously and encrypt information. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Button Box
Thursday, April 02, 2015
2:00 PM
Dig in to your button stash and learn a handful of ways to make jewelry and wearable art using vintage buttons. Learn techniques for stacking and attaching buttons to show off your favorites. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required. Ages: 9-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 02, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
LeDuc History Book Group
Thursday, April 02, 2015
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)
Poetry Panel
Thursday, April 02, 2015
7:00 PM
Celebrate National Poetry Month with poet Matt Rasmussen, author of Minnesota Book Award winning book <em>Black Aperture</em>, and join the discussion on the elements of poetry and writing.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Moo! Storytime
Friday, April 03, 2015
10:30 AM
Come for some great stories and songs about milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book <em>Moo!</em> Ages 2-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Chickens
Friday, April 03, 2015
10:30 AM
See live chickens from the&nbsp;Dodge Nature Center and&nbsp;discover how fascinating they&nbsp;are &mdash; from egg to chicken.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
iPad Storytime
Friday, April 03, 2015
10:30 AM
Boost your child&rsquo;s early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Movies for Kids
Friday, April 03, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, April 03, 2015
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 Technology Help
Friday, April 03, 2015
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)
Moo! Traveling Trunk Show
Saturday, April 04, 2015
10:30 AM
Join author David LaRochelle, illustrator Mike Wohnoutka, and Cow-the star of their book<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><span style="border: 1pt none windowtext; padding: 0in;"><i>Moo!</i>-</span>for a one-of-a-kind show! After interviewing Cow about her travels, David and Mike will share a puppet show retelling of<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><span style="border: 1pt none windowtext; padding: 0in;"><i>Moo!</i>,</span><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>get everyone dancing with some original music, and follow up with a group storytelling and drawing activity. Don't miss out on this moo-velous opportunity for fun. Ages: 2-8.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 04, 2015
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)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, April 04, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Moo! Traveling Trunk Show
Saturday, April 04, 2015
1:30 PM
Join author David LaRochelle, illustrator Mike Wohnoutka, and Cow-the star of their book<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><span style="border: 1pt none windowtext; padding: 0in;"><i>Moo!</i>-</span>for a one-of-a-kind show! After interviewing Cow about her travels, David and Mike will share a puppet show retelling of<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><span style="border: 1pt none windowtext; padding: 0in;"><i>Moo!</i>,</span><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>get everyone dancing with some original music, and follow up with a group storytelling and drawing activity. Don't miss out on this moo-velous opportunity for fun. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Easter - Library Closed
Sunday, April 05, 2015
12:00 AM
All Locations
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 06, 2015
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing and Dance with Robi
Monday, April 06, 2015
10:30 AM
Join Duluth songwriter and musician Robi Meyerson to get kids up and moving with fun new songs and old favorites. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Music Together© for Infants
Monday, April 06, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring your infant to enjoy music and a little movement with Music Together© instructor Cheryl Hornstein. Registration required. Ages: 0-8 months.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 06, 2015
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, April 06, 2015
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)
Creative Cookies
Monday, April 06, 2015
6:00 PM
Creative artist Victoria Welch will show how to make amazing cookie designs using the right tools and best frosting. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Author Lorna Landvik
Monday, April 06, 2015
6:00 PM
Meet Lorna Landvik, comedian, actor, playwright and bestselling author of 10 novels. Landvik will read from her latest novel <em>Best to Laugh</em> and will sell and sign copies of many of her books.<br /><br />Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, April 06, 2015
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
Inver Glen Book Club
Monday, April 06, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj for this month's selection.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
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)
Moo! Storytime
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
10:15 AM
Come for some great stories and songs about milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book <em>Moo! </em>Ages: 2-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
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 Babies
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
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, April 07, 2015
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)
Moo! Storytime
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
11:00 AM
Come for some great stories and songs about milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book&nbsp;<em>Moo!</em>&nbsp;Ages 2-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Farmington Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
12:30 PM
Held the first Tuesday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/n7s7n35">http://tinyurl.com/n7s7n35</a> for this month's book selection.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Craft Group
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
2:00 PM
For men and women at all skill levels. Make new friends while creating your own handmade masterpieces through knitting, crochet or any other type of craft! Drop in, or stay the whole time. Bring your own supplies, please.
South St. Paul Public Library
Homeschool Science Series: Small Stuff, Big Deal
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
2:00 PM
The nanoscale describes things in our universe that are very small, but just how small are we talking and why do we concern ourselves with them? Students will see and join in exciting and surprising demonstrations and experiments that encourage them to consider the power and the potential problems with small stuff. Presented by the 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)
Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
3:30 PM
Join other young anime and manga fans for conversation, film viewing, manga drawing, and occasional cosplay! Ages 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Draw Frogs
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
4:00 PM
Listen to a story about frogs and learn to draw one. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 6-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Friends of the Farmington Library
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
6:30 PM
Open to all community members who would like to provide extra support for the Farmington Library.
DCL at Farmington
Meet the Author: Ron Runeborg
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
6:30 PM
Come and meet local authors in this series presented by the Rosemount Area Arts Council.<br /> <br />Poet and short essayist Ron Runeborg will discuss his writing and inspiration for <em>Old Shorts and Poetree Book One</em>. Runeborg will sell and sign his book.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Wentworth Friends' Book Group
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
6:30 PM
Held the first Tuesday of each month. All are welcome; you do not have to be a "Friend" to attend. See http://tinyurl.com/mpt7vj5 for book choices.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Central America in Context
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
7:00 PM
Hear Yansi Perez, Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature at Carleton College and a native of El Salvador, discuss Central America's history, current events, and culture, especially as they relate to <em>Enrique's Journey.<br><br><br></em>Part of ONEBOOK, ONELAKEVILLE.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Family History on the Internet
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
10:00 AM
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. <em>Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Kitchen Engineering
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Use simple materials like grapes, marshmallows, and toothpicks to engineer structures. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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, April 08, 2015
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 Babies
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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, April 08, 2015
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)
South St. Paul Afternoon Book Club
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
1:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title:<em> Quiet Dell</em> by Jayne Anne Phillips.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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. 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
Make the Most of Google Docs
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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.<em> Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.</em> Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance. Registration required.
Wentworth Computer Lab
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Moo! Storytime
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
6:30 PM
Come for some great stories and songs about milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book&nbsp;<em>Moo!</em>&nbsp;Ages 2-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Storytime
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
7:00 PM
Boost your child&rsquo;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)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 09, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 09, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 09, 2015
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, April 09, 2015
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 All Ages
Thursday, April 09, 2015
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 Heights (Inver Glen)
Microsoft Excel
Thursday, April 09, 2015
2:00 PM
This class covers the basics of using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software through the example of a family budget. <em>Prerequisite:&nbsp; Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.</em> Registration required.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Crochet Flowers
Thursday, April 09, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn the basic stitches of crochet and make a handful of cheery flowers. Stitch a pin to the&nbsp;back and wear your spring blossoms on the town.&nbsp;Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 09, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
The Music of "Three Worlds"
Thursday, April 09, 2015
6:30 PM
Hear the music of Carnival, sing a Cuban rumba, dance to Latin jazz beats. Tour the world with Tres Mundos - or "Three Worlds" - features pianist and vocalist Viviana Pintado from Cuba, percussionist Eliezer Freites-Santos from Brazil, and saxophonist and flutist Douglas Little from the United States.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, April 09, 2015
7:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: <em>Quiet Dell</em> by Jayne Anne Phillips.
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, April 09, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the second Thursday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz">http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz</a> for this month's selection.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Art Attack: April Showers
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:00 AM
Come anytime to create your own distinctive holiday and seasonal work of art each month using our supplies at this self-directed activity.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, April 10, 2015
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
iPad Storytime
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:30 AM
Boost your child&rsquo;s early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, April 10, 2015
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 Technology Help
Friday, April 10, 2015
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)
Interviewing Skills
Friday, April 10, 2015
2:00 PM
Learn how to be more confident along with strategies to make you stand out from the crowd. Topics covered include types of interviews, common interview questions and major blunders to avoid. Taught by Dakota County Workforce Center staff. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Moo-velous Readers
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM
Join us for games, activities and&nbsp;crafts that celebrate <em>Moo!</em> &mdash; the&nbsp;hilarious and exciting story of&nbsp;a cow who takes the farmer&rsquo;s&nbsp;car for a ride &mdash; by local author&nbsp;David LaRochelle. Ages: 0&ndash;6.
South St. Paul Public Library
OneBook Bingo
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM
No matter what your age, share&nbsp;in the fun of playing various versions&nbsp;of the classic game Bingo&nbsp;and win fabulous book prizes.<br /><br />Part of ONEBOOK, ONELAKEVILLE.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 11, 2015
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)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
AARP Tax-Aide
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Registration required.&nbsp;Call the Hastings Area Senior Program at 651-480-7689 to register.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
STEAM on Saturdays: War of the Currents
Saturday, April 11, 2015
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. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 5-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Crafternoon
Saturday, April 11, 2015
2:00 PM
For men and women at all skill levels. Make new friends and share ideas and techniques while creating your own handmade masterpieces in yarn, fabric, paper, or any kind of craft! Stop in for part or all of the time. Bring your own supplies, please.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 13, 2015
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Wescott Nonfiction Book Club
Monday, April 13, 2015
10:00 AM
Held on the second Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lqvswh5 for this month's selection. Meets at the Eagan Community Center. Eagan Community Center 1501 Central Parkway Eagan
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Books & Beyond: Rain Rain Go Away
Monday, April 13, 2015
10:15 AM
Rainy day stories and a craft presented by the ISD 194 ECFE Advisory Council. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 13, 2015
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, April 13, 2015
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, April 13, 2015
3:30 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)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, April 13, 2015
6:00 PM
Get involved. Recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate <br>in community events and service projects. Ages: 12-18.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Lego Quest
Monday, April 13, 2015
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)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, April 13, 2015
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
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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 with Stephen Shaskan
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
10:15 AM
Hear Stephen Shaskan, local author&nbsp;and illustrator of <em>The Three&nbsp;Triceratops Tuff</em>, read from his&nbsp;books and entertain with songs&nbsp;and drawings. A Minnesota Legacy Program. Ages: 0&ndash;5.&nbsp;<br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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, April 14, 2015
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, April 14, 2015
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, April 14, 2015
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, April 14, 2015
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)
Author Stephen Shaskan
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
1:00 PM
Meet Stephen Shaskan, local&nbsp;children&rsquo;s author and illustrator&nbsp;of <em>A Dog is a Dog</em>. Shaskan will<br />read from his books, talk about&nbsp;his book creating process and&nbsp;entertain with songs and drawings. A Minnesota Legacy Program.&nbsp;Ages: 6&ndash;12.
South St. Paul Public Library
App Tuesday
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Farmington
As Seen on Pinterest: "Grown-up" Coloring and Drawing
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
4:00 PM
<p>Drawing and coloring can be great ways to de-stress and relax. Learn a drawing technique called zentangle and tackle some &ldquo;grown-up&rdquo; coloring pages. Ages: 8-18. Registration required.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
6:30 PM
Held the second Tuesday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j">http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j</a> for this month's selection.
Robert Trail Conference Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
6:30 PM
Discuss Syria's Refugee Crisis, Sectarianism in the Middle East, Russia and the Near Abroad, and Human Trafficking at Great Decisions, a non-partisan discussion forum that provides education on important American policy issues. Each program features a presenter with expertise in the topic, who will set the stage for the discussion of diverse viewpoints. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to checkout or read the desk copy of the Great Decisions briefing book - available at the Galaxie Library - prior to the program. Great Decisions is sponsored locally by District 196 Community Education and Dakota County Library and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis, www.micglobe.org. It is a nationally recognized model for foreign policy discussions sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for families. Ages 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
iPad Basics
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Moo! Storytime
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Come for some great stories and songs and milk and cookies, including David LaRochelle's book <em>Moo! </em>Ages 2-6.</p>
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Little Learners: Mother Goose Games
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Nursery rhymes come to life with games and activities like Jack Be Nimble&rsquo;s Candlestick Jump. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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, April 15, 2015
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 Publisher
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
2:00 PM
Create signs, business cards, greeting cards and more using the desktop publishing program Microsoft Publisher. <em>Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.</em> Registration required.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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. 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
Composting
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn the benefits of composting and how to start your own compost at home from Master Gardener Gail Maifeld.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Dinosaurs Galore
Thursday, April 16, 2015
10:30 AM
Explore the fantasy and reality,&nbsp;fiction and non&ndash;fiction of&nbsp;dinosaurs through interactive<br />poetry, props and puppets with&nbsp;The Story Man from England.&nbsp;Ages: 2&ndash;8.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 16, 2015
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, April 16, 2015
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)
Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:00 PM
Create a basic slide show using Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to add text, graphics and simple animation. <em>Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.</em> Registration required.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Make & Take: Bubble Magnets and Buttons
Thursday, April 16, 2015
3:00 PM
Create wonderful locker or refrigerator magnets and buttons to wear or decorate your bag with craft kits from the Library. Keep for yourself or give them as gifts. Ages: 10-16.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 16, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Green Cleaning Products
Thursday, April 16, 2015
6:30 PM
Save money by making all-natural household cleaners using non-toxic, everyday items. Learn about common ingredients in commercial products and their possible side effects, and make an all-purpose cleaner and a scrubbing cleanser to take home. Presented in part by Urban Relish. Registration required.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Immigration in Perspective
Thursday, April 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Join Elizabeth Venditto, historian at the University of Minnesota's Immigration History Research Center as she examines immigration in the U.S, including how current immigration debates are influenced by history, facts you need to be informed about the issue, and where Minnesota fits into the immigration picture.<br><br>Part of ONEBOOK, ONELAKEVILLE.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wescott Third Thursday Book Group
Thursday, April 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Held on the third Thursday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3">http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3</a> for this month's selection.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime Spring Picnic
Friday, April 17, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring a bag lunch to enjoy while&nbsp;listening to a fun-filled spring storytime&nbsp;with movies. Ages: 0&ndash;6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Friday, April 17, 2015
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)
iPad Storytime
Friday, April 17, 2015
10:30 AM
Boost your child&rsquo;s early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages 3-6.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, April 17, 2015
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 Technology Help
Friday, April 17, 2015
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)
Clay Hedgehogs
Friday, April 17, 2015
1:30 PM
Hear a funny story and learn how to blend colors, roll balls, add quills and sculpt a hedgehog from clay with Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 3-12.<br><br>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)
Library's LEGO Club
Friday, April 17, 2015
3:30 PM
Build and create objects related to various themes using our LEGOS on the third Friday of every month.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 18, 2015
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)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 18, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring your children into the library to read to certified therapy dogs.&nbsp; It's not only fun, but it helps develop reading skills and fluency.&nbsp; Ages: 5-10.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Science Saturdays: Fire and Ice
Saturday, April 18, 2015
11:00 AM
Make your brain sizzle with revealing&nbsp;demonstrations geared&nbsp;for kids age 10&ndash;17. Learn about&nbsp;the properties of heat and cold,&nbsp;what keeps money from burning&nbsp;and how dry ice is used to&nbsp;make clouds and extinguish fire.&nbsp;Presented by Mad Science of&nbsp;Minnesota. Ages: 10-17.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 18, 2015
11:00 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Fun With Words
Saturday, April 18, 2015
11:00 AM
Get your child on the road to reading with fun and engaging word activities in this early literacy workshop. Registration required. Parents and children ages 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Writing Fan Fiction
Saturday, April 18, 2015
1:30 PM
Learn how to carry on the amazing story lines of your favorite novels and extend the lives of your most treasured characters - or how to invent your own characters - beyond the final page. Presented by The Loft. Registration required. Ages: 13-17.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 20, 2015
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 20, 2015
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, April 20, 2015
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)
Write Your Own Silly Story
Monday, April 20, 2015
6:00 PM
Silly stories are fun to read and write. Practice your writing skills by crafting silly stories about school, friends or family experiences. Presented by The Loft. Registration required. Ages: 9-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Movie Night @ the Library
Monday, April 20, 2015
6:00 PM
Join the Friends of the Heritage Library for refreshments and the award-winning film <em>Under the Same Moon</em>, the story of 9-year old Carlitos&rsquo; desperate attempt to reunite with his mother in the U.S. Ages: 12 and older.<br /><br />Part of ONEBOOK, ONELAKEVILLE.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Hand-crafted Creatures
Monday, April 20, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn the basics of constructing and stitching a tiny stuffed animal into a keychain or give as a gift. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, April 20, 2015
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
Estate Planning Basics
Monday, April 20, 2015
6:30 PM
Having an up-to-date will, living will, health care directive, or power of attorney can provide peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Join local attorney Kathleen Browne for an informational workshop that will explore the purpose and operation of these key-planning tools and how they work. Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Killer Thrillers Book Club
Monday, April 20, 2015
6:30 PM
A book club devoted to reading mysteries and thrillers, both classic and new. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mabn34t for this month's selection. Sponsored in part by Tridistict Community Education. Registration required. Call 651-403-8313.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Club Book presents Garth Stein
Monday, April 20, 2015
7:00 PM
Garth Stein, the best selling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain and A Sudden Light, will speak about his writing and inspiration. His books will be available for sale and to be signed.<br /><br />Club Book brings best-selling and award-winning national and regional authors to library communities throughout the seven-county&nbsp;Twin Cities metropolitan region. A program of metropolitan Library Service Agency and coordinated by Library Strategies, Club Book&nbsp;is funded with money from Minnesota&rsquo;s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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, April 21, 2015
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, April 21, 2015
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, April 21, 2015
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, April 21, 2015
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)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
5:00 PM
Stop in for free confidential counseling from SCORE, a nonprofit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Internet Basics
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:00 PM
Gain a basic understanding of the Internet. You&rsquo;ll learn about web browsers and how to navigate one. Locate things on the Internet using a search engine, a website URL address and the toolbar. <em>Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Club Carbone's
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:30 PM
Join us to discuss books, movies, TV shows, music, video games, concerts and other attractions in the media. Held the third Tuesday of each month.<br /><br />Carbone's Pizzeria<br />55 E Wentworth Ave.<br />West St. Paul
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the third Tuesday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/libraries/Adults/BookGroups/Pages/burnhaven.aspx">http://tinyurl.com/mrmf82w</a> for this month's book selection.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Farmington - Books and Brew
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the third Tuesday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o">http://tinyurl.com/omr9q8o</a> for this month's book selection. In partnership with Dunn Brothers. <br><br>Dunn Brothers <br>20700 Chippendale Ave. W <br>Farmington, MN
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: SSP Library Fly-In
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Use cardboard, tape, and your imagination to transform a cardboard box into an airplane. Once our planes are ready, we&rsquo;ll test our piloting skills using the Google Earth Flight Simulator. Ages: 2-5. Registration required.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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, April 22, 2015
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, April 22, 2015
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)
Computer Basics
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
1:00 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. <em>Prerequisite: None.</em> Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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. 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
Make & Take: Recycled Soda Bottle Terrarium
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
4:00 PM
Use recycled materials to make your very own terrarium to celebrate Earth Day. Ages: 10-15.<br><br>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)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
4:00 PM
Member preview night!<br /><br />Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
5:00 PM
Member Preview Sale
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:00 AM
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:00 AM
Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Movies for Kids
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Writing a Business Plan -- A Simplified Method
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Learn a simplified method to create a business plan with Bob Voss, instructor at Dakota County Technical College and author of the books <em>Will My New Business Succeed </em>and <em>21 Question Business Plan</em>. Sponsored in part by South Metro SCORE and US Federal Credit Union. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Books & Beyond: I Like Me!
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Stories, activities and crafts with ISD 192 ECFE.&nbsp; Ages: 0-6.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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 Heights (Inver Glen)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Native Pride
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:30 PM
Celebrate the spirit and beauty of Indigenous peoples through modern and traditional Native American dance with the Native Pride Arts performance company. Sponsored in part by the Friends of Pleasant Hill Library. A St. Croix Valley Big Read event.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 AM
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 AM
Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Pop-Out Books: Birds
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Stretch your idea of what a book can be. Create your own pop-out book with one sheet of paper and a little magic folding and cutting. Presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required. Ages: 8-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Get your kids&rsquo; imaginations&nbsp;working by exploring the many&nbsp;things they can create with<br />Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2&ndash;12.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Make & Take: Duct Tape Crafts
Friday, April 24, 2015
1:00 PM
It's amazing what you can create with duct tape - from wallets to cellphone cases. Explore<br>the world of duct tape art. Space is limited. Ages: 11-16.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Robotics - Meet Sphero
Friday, April 24, 2015
1:00 PM
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, April 24, 2015
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)
Online Job Applications
Friday, April 24, 2015
2:00 PM
A behind-the-scenes look at online job applications, including answers to frequently asked questions and how to successfully complete a job application online. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Paper Shred Fest
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 AM
Protect yourself against identity theft and celebrate Earth Day by recycling too.&nbsp; Bring your confidential documents to be shredded in an on-site mobile unit. Sponsored by Castle Rock Bank.
DCL at Farmington
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 AM
Celebrate literacy and reading with children of all ages and cultural backgrounds. This family-friendly event includes crafts, refreshments, resource information and live entertainment by Los Alegres Bailadores. Each child receives a free book.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 AM
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 AM
Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Science Saturdays: Static Electricity
Saturday, April 25, 2015
11:00 AM
Experience the effects of static&nbsp;electricity first-hand with this&nbsp;energizing presentation. Try a&nbsp;variety of experiments and create&nbsp;your own with the Bakken&nbsp;Museum. Ages: 10&ndash;17.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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)
OneBook, OneLakeville Main Event
Saturday, April 25, 2015
7:00 PM
Join this annual celebration of books and reading featuring Sonia Nazario, author of <em>Enrique&rsquo;s Journey</em>, and the Robert Everest Expedition, a Latin-American influenced world music ensemble. Tickets are required and available for free at <a href="http://www.lakevillemn.gov">www.lakevillemn.gov</a>, search <em>Sonia Nazario</em>.<br /><br />Lakeville Area Arts Center<br />20965 Holyoke Ave<br />Lakeville
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Friends of the Wescott Library Book Sale
Sunday, April 26, 2015
1:00 PM
Bag Sale
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale
Sunday, April 26, 2015
1:00 PM
Bag Sale Day!<br /><br />Over 10 Thousand books, CDs, DVDs, books on tape, and more! Paperbacks sell for as little as $0.25 and hard covers for $1.00. Buy a whole bag of books for three bucks on Bag Day! Become a member and save more.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 27, 2015
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Microsoft Word
Monday, April 27, 2015
10:15 AM
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. Create a document using many of the software features. Learn to format, set margins and save your document. <em>Prerequisite: Computer Basics and/or the ability to use the mouse.</em> Registration required.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Monday, April 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Explore music and movement with your child through this workshop presented by Kindermusik of the Valley. Registration required. Ages: 0-6.<br /><br />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)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 27, 2015
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)
eBook Basics for Tablets
Monday, April 27, 2015
1:30 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your tablet 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. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
eBook Basics for Kindle
Monday, April 27, 2015
2:15 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your Kindle at this informational session. If you are unsure which session is right for you, just contact Honora at 651-554-3243. More on eBooks is available on our website. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
eBook Basics for Nook, Kobo, Sony and more
Monday, April 27, 2015
3:00 PM
Learn more about downloading free eBooks from the library onto your eReader at this informational session. If you are unsure which session is right for you, just contact Honora at 651-554-3243. More on eBooks is available on our website. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
Children's Poetry Writing Workshop
Monday, April 27, 2015
4:30 PM
Learn about different poetry forms and experiment with form, rhyming and rhythm. Registration required. Ages: 7-11. <p>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Craft Group
Monday, April 27, 2015
6:00 PM
For men and women at all skill levels. Make new friends while creating your own handmade masterpieces through knitting, crochet or any other type of craft! Drop in, or stay the whole time. Bring your own supplies, please.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, April 27, 2015
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
Rain and Mud Storytime
Monday, April 27, 2015
7:00 PM
Rain and mud make fun stories, songs and a&nbsp;not-too-soggy&nbsp;craft for this storytime. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Raising an Autistic Child
Monday, April 27, 2015
7:00 PM
Know more about how to raise a child with autism from Lisa Sieben of the Autism Society of Minnesota. This program is for parents, grandparents or others who have an autistic child in their life.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Pajamarama Storytime
Monday, April 27, 2015
7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of bedtime stories, activities, and songs in your pajamas. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Free Apps for Android and iPad
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:00 AM
Discover new apps that are available for free download on iOS and Android devices to help you organize your life and your tablet or use just for fun. <em>Prerequisite: Experience using a tablet or smart phone.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:15 AM
For families and daycares with young children, family storytime is a 30-minute program that includes books, music, rhymes, and more. Some storytimes may be followed by a short craft project (all supplies provided). Themes change from week to week; no registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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)
Wentworth Book Ends
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:15 AM
Held on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/l2weasl for this month's selection.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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, April 28, 2015
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)
The Fascinating Honeybee
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 PM
Explore the fascinating world of honeybees with local awardwinning beekeeper Terry McDaniel. McDaniel will present a self-produced video about how important honeybees are as pollinators and the problems they are currently facing. <br /><br />Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 PM
Discuss Syria's Refugee Crisis, Sectarianism in the Middle East, Russia and the Near Abroad, and Human Trafficking at Great Decisions, a non-partisan discussion forum that provides education on important American policy issues. Each program features a presenter with expertise in the topic, who will set the stage for the discussion of diverse viewpoints. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to checkout or read the desk copy of the Great Decisions briefing book - available at the Galaxie Library - prior to the program. Great Decisions is sponsored locally by District 196 Community Education and Dakota County Library and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis, www.micglobe.org. It is a nationally recognized model for foreign policy discussions sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Robert Trail Book Club
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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)
Prime Time, Rhyme Time
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:15 AM
These stories chime with rhyme beginning with <em>Sam I Am</em> and <em>Green Eggs and Ham</em>. It's Dr. Seuss like you've never seen it before and so much more. Presented by The Story Man from England. A Minnesota Legacy Program. Ages: 2-8.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Music and Movement
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Celebrate the season of spring through songs, rhymes, and movement activities. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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)
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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, April 29, 2015
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)
E-books on the iPad
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
2:00 PM
Learn how to download free e-books from the Library using an iPad. This class will include finding the OverDrive, 3M, and OneClick Digital apps; downloading them to the device; and checking out library e-books on an iPad. You will need to know your library card &amp; PIN numbers, and Apple users will need to know their Apple ID to download the apps. You may bring your own iPad or use a Library iPad. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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. 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
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
6:00 PM
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)
Heritage Evening Book Group
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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)
Camp Caldecott: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 AM
Join SteppingStone Theater to learn all about Pigeon created by author Mo Willems through art, music and creative play. Registration required. Ages 3-6.<br> <br>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)
Moo! Storytime
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 AM
Come for some great stories&nbsp;and songs about milk and cookies,&nbsp;including David LaRochelle&rsquo;s<br />book <em>Moo!</em> For ages 2&ndash;6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 30, 2015
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, April 30, 2015
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 Heights (Inver Glen)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)

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