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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)
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)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, May 01, 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
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, May 01, 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)
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, May 01, 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, May 01, 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)
Make & Take: Duct Tape Flowers for May Day
Friday, May 01, 2015
3:00 PM
Create flowers from Duct Tape to give as May Day favors. Ages: 10-16.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, May 02, 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, May 02, 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: Chemist in the Classroom
Saturday, May 02, 2015
11:00 AM
Get an intro to the amazing&nbsp;world of chemistry with experiments&nbsp;that demonstrate the&nbsp;reaction between matter and&nbsp;energy. Presented by the University&nbsp;of Minnesota&rsquo;s Outreach Program.&nbsp;Ages: 10&ndash;17.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Cosplay Workshop
Saturday, May 02, 2015
2:00 PM
Come to the library to meetup, share tips with fellow cosplayers and get help putting those final touches on your cosplays. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Monday, May 04, 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, May 04, 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, May 04, 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 iPad Lab Fun: Digital Art
Monday, May 04, 2015
3:30 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.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Draw Frogs
Monday, May 04, 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.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Internet Basics
Monday, May 04, 2015
6:30 PM
Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Come learn the very basics of the Internet. This class will provide instruction on navigating a web browser, exploring the library's website and finding information on just about anything! Registration is required. Just call or stop in. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
South St. Paul Public Library
Pleasant Hill Book Group
Monday, May 04, 2015
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)
Inver Glen Book Club
Monday, May 04, 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)
OneBook Reading Group
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
10:00 AM
Read <em>Enrique&rsquo;s Journey</em> by Sonia Nazario and join others in a book discussion.&nbsp;Part of ONEBOOK, ONELAKEVILLE.<br /><br />Lakeville Heritage Center<br />20110 Holyoke Ave<br />Lakeville
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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)
Farmington Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday, May 05, 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
Finn Hall
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
2:00 PM
Hear Finn Hall, an award-winning group of musicians that preserve the feel and sounds of historic Finnish-American dance halls with music on the mandolin, accordion, violin, nyckelharpa and more.<br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.<br><br>Inver Grove Heights Community Center<br>8055 Barbara Ave.<br>Inver Grove Heights
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Craft Group
Tuesday, May 05, 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
Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, May 05, 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)
Friends of the Farmington Library
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
6:30 PM
Open to all community members who would like to provide extra support for the Farmington Library.
DCL at Farmington
Wentworth Friends' Book Group
Tuesday, May 05, 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)
Honey and Bees
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
7:00 PM
Bees do more than just make&nbsp;honey. Learn more about everything&nbsp;they do from a Dodge&nbsp;Nature Center naturalist.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Storytime at Grandview Park
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the spring weather with a special outdoor storytime at Grandview Park (350 Grand Ave W). Plan to stay and play at the playground! If it rains, we&rsquo;ll move the fun to the library. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 06, 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, May 06, 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, May 06, 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, May 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Robayat
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
1:00 PM
Enjoy an introduction to Persian history, geography and culture through a spirited performance on duduk, violin, oud, tar, choombush, saz and guitar by Twin Cities music veterans Robayat.<br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
iPad Basics
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
2:00 PM
Use our iPad to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, May 06, 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)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Ha Ha! Tee Hee! Chuckle Chuckle!
Thursday, May 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Laughter is great medicine and allows us to take ourselves a little less seriously. Come prepared to laugh -- a lot. Presented by The Story Man from England. Ages: 2-8.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Mother's Day Storytime
Thursday, May 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Celebrate Mother's Day with a special storytime, songs and a craft. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, May 07, 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, May 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, May 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Curtis and Loretta
Thursday, May 07, 2015
11:00 AM
Tap your toes to traditional tunes and heartfelt original acoustic songs from Ireland, America, and beyond with local folk musicians Curtis and Loretta. Due to limited space, this event will be repeated in the afternoon.<br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, May 07, 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)
Curtis and Loretta
Thursday, May 07, 2015
1:00 PM
Tap your toes to traditional tunes and heartfelt original acoustic songs from Ireland, America, and beyond with local folk musicians Curtis and Loretta.<br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, May 07, 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)
Stab Binding
Thursday, May 07, 2015
3:30 PM
Use stab binding, a simple yet elegant bookbinding technique, to make your own blank book. Binding designs are ideal for publishing student writing or to apply to future projects as small as a single sheet. Presented by the 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, May 07, 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, May 07, 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)
Art Attack: Mother's Day
Friday, May 08, 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 Babies
Friday, May 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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, May 08, 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
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, May 08, 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)
T is for Train
Friday, May 08, 2015
11:00 AM
Stories, songs, crafts and games that are about trains. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Ages 3-5.<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)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, May 08, 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)
Résumé Rescue
Friday, May 08, 2015
2:00 PM
Creating an effective r&eacute;sum&eacute; is more important than ever during tough economic times. Learn how to use a r&eacute;sum&eacute; to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, dos and don&rsquo;ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Graphic Novel Writing
Saturday, May 09, 2015
10:30 AM
Write your own graphic novel on the iPad using your life as inspiration. 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.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Vintage Vibe Embroidery
Saturday, May 09, 2015
10:30 AM
Learn to embroider and make a&nbsp;monogrammed handkerchief&nbsp;like your great-grandma might&nbsp;have or add embellishments&nbsp;to your jeans and more. Create&nbsp;a sample in class using several&nbsp;stitches and get tips to get you&nbsp;started on your own project.&nbsp;Presented by the Textile Center.&nbsp;Registration required.&nbsp;Ages: 9&ndash;12. <p>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, May 09, 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, May 09, 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)
Crafternoon
Saturday, May 09, 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)
Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft
Saturday, May 09, 2015
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: 12-18.<br><br>Registration required for each teen. 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, May 11, 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, May 11, 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)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, May 11, 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, May 11, 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)
Zachary Scot Johnson
Monday, May 11, 2015
1:00 PM
Zachary Scot Johnson performs on keyboard, guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin, dobro and more. Tap your toes to original songs, and covers of old favorites. Space is limited. Due to limited space, this event will be repeated in the afternoon.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Zachary Scot Johnson
Monday, May 11, 2015
2:30 PM
Zachary Scot Johnson performs on keyboard, guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin, dobro and more. Tap your toes to original songs, and covers of old favorites. Space is limited.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, May 11, 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)
Draw Frogs
Monday, May 11, 2015
4:00 PM
Listen to a story about frogs and learn to draw one. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration<br>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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, May 11, 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, May 11, 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)
Killer Thrillers Book Club
Monday, May 11, 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)
Microsoft PowerPoint
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
10:00 AM
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.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
What is Jazz?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
10:15 AM
Experience what jazz is all about with two of Minnesota&rsquo;s premiere jazz musicians Joan Griffith and Ruth MacKenzie. Trace the history of jazz through field songs, spirituals, call and response, scat, rap, and jam and join in composing an original blues song. Due to limited space, this event will be repeated in the afternoon.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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)
What is Jazz?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
12:15 PM
Experience what jazz is all about with two of Minnesota&rsquo;s premiere jazz musicians Joan Griffith and Ruth MacKenzie. Trace the history of jazz through field songs, spirituals, call and response, scat, rap, and jam and join in composing an original blues song.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
iPad Basics
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
2:00 PM
Use our iPads to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. Registration required.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
App Tuesday
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Farmington
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, May 12, 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 Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for families. Ages 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Pop Wagner
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
1:00 PM
Tap your toes to a variety of traditional music from Pop Wagner, a curator of fine fiddle music who has appeared frequently on A Prairie Home Companion, and John Hurt, a style guitarist, cowboy singer and lasso twirler.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
South St. Paul Afternoon Book Club
Wednesday, May 13, 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> A Constellation of Vital Phenomena</em> by Anthony Marra.
South St. Paul Public Library
Microsoft Excel
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
2:00 PM
This class covers the basics of using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software through the example of a family budget. <em>Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.</em> Registration required.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
iPad Storytime
Wednesday, May 13, 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)
Photo Editing Sites
Thursday, May 14, 2015
10:00 AM
Learn about editing and managing your digital photos online with free Internet options. <em>Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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)
Leroy Larson and the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble
Thursday, May 14, 2015
2:00 PM
Enjoy an eclectic and entertaining mix of music, humor and history of Scandinavia and of the early immigrant traditions of the Midwest from this award-winning ensemble.<br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Make & Take: Wearable Washers
Thursday, May 14, 2015
3:00 PM
Drop in anytime and create&nbsp;funky jewelry from washers to&nbsp;wear yourself or give as gifts.&nbsp;Ages: 10&ndash;16.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, May 14, 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)
Ultimate Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, May 14, 2015
7:00 PM
Join us for an amazing outdoor storytime that will motivate you for the Bookawocky summer<br>reading program. Bring your own chair or blanket to sit on. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, May 14, 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>A Constellation of Vital Phenomena</em> by Anthony Marra.
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, May 14, 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)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, May 15, 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)
Library's LEGO Club
Friday, May 15, 2015
3:30 PM
Build and create objects related&nbsp;to various themes using our&nbsp;LEGOS on the third Friday of&nbsp;every month.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, May 16, 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, May 16, 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, May 16, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring your children into the library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, but it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, May 16, 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)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, May 16, 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)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Hopscotch
Saturday, May 16, 2015
1:00 PM
Use our iPad Lab to learn Hopscotch, a simple computer programming language similar to Scratch that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. 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)
STEAM on Saturdays: Chemistry Demonstrations
Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:00 PM
Meet a real scientist from the University of Minnesota and see them perform an experiment using elephant toothpaste. Make slime of your own to take home. Presented by the University of Minnesota's Outreach program and sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 5-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, May 18, 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, May 18, 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, May 18, 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)
Craft Group
Monday, May 18, 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. *Note: the group will be meeting one week earlier this month because the library is closed the fourth Monday.
South St. Paul Public Library
Online Travel Tips
Monday, May 18, 2015
6:30 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family: &quot;Century Gothic&quot;,sans-serif">Join local travel expert Rayne Olson as she shares tips on how to book airfare online, how to find the best deals, and what travel resources are available at the library. Personal laptops are welcome but not required. Online registration is required.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Pajamarama Storytime
Monday, May 18, 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)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 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 All Ages
Tuesday, May 19, 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)
Homeschool Science Series: Chemistry Demonstrations
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
2:00 PM
Meet a real scientist from the University of Minnesota and see them perform an experiment using elephant toothpaste. Students will make slime to take home. Presented by the University of Minnesota's Outreach program. 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)
Paul Imholte
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
2:30 PM
Settle in to see and hear a great performance by Paul Imholte, the &ldquo;musical stringman&rdquo; and master of a variety of instruments including the hammered dulcimer, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, viola, cello, harmonica, jaw harp, auto harp and spoons.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, May 19, 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)
Meet the Author: Gordon Frederickson
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6:30 PM
Come and meet local authors in this series presented by the Rosemount Area Arts Council.<br /><br />Children&rsquo;s author Gordon Frederickson will discuss Farm Country, his series of picture books that celebrate rural farm life. Frederickson will sell and sign his books.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Club Carbone's
Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the third Tuesday of each month. Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of this month's selection, <i>George Washington's Secret Six: the Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution</i> by Brian Kilmeade. In partnership with Dunn Brothers.<br><br>Dunn Brothers <br>20700 Chippendale Ave. W <br>Farmington, MN
DCL at Farmington
Bibliobop
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:15 AM
Have fun with books and music from the Library's collection with DJ Miss Debbie. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Ha! Ha! Tee Hee! Chuckle Chuckle!
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:30 AM
Laughter is great medicine and allows us to take ourselves a little less seriously. Come prepared to laugh -- a lot. Presented by The Story Man from England. Ages: 2-8.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Switched at Birth
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the music of Switched at Birth featuring KFAI radio&rsquo;s Pam Kolapailo and the broadest repertoire of any bluegrass band in our territory. Refreshments beginning at 10:30 a.m.<br /><br />Part of the Silver Teas series.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 20, 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)
Beauty of Japanese Paper Art
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:00 PM
Fold it, cut it, and paste it. Learn the ways of Japanese paper art through three simple techniques to create greeting cards and bookmarks. Presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.<br><br>Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, May 21, 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)
Flickorna Fem
Thursday, May 21, 2015
1:30 PM
Enjoy a musical performance of Swedish folk songs and music from Swedish immigrant America by Flickorna Fem - Swedish for "The Five Girls." <br><br>Part of the Silver Teas series.<br><br>Lawshe Memorial Museum<br>130 3rd Ave. N<br>South St. Paul
South St. Paul Public Library
Skype
Thursday, May 21, 2015
2:30 PM
Discover how to use your computer and the Internet as a phone to call and see your friends around the world. <em>Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.</em> Registration required.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: terminal, monaco;">ipad</span>
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, May 21, 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)
Wescott Third Thursday Book Group
Thursday, May 21, 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)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, May 22, 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)
Cover Letters and Thank You Notes
Friday, May 22, 2015
2:00 PM
Cover letters and thank you notes are important parts of the job search puzzle. Learn what you really need to include to get the employer&rsquo;s attention, the difference between a mailed and an emailed letter or note, when and how to follow-up, and proper email etiquette to effectively communicate with employers. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, May 23, 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)
Memorial Day - Library Closed
Monday, May 25, 2015
12:00 AM
All Locations
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, May 26, 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)
Wentworth Book Ends
Tuesday, May 26, 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)
Robert Trail Book Club
Tuesday, May 26, 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)

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