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Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
FebruARRRy Fun
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
11:00 AM
Arr, mateys! Hunt for treasure, walk the plank, raise the Jolly Roger, and listen to pirate stories. Ages 3-7. Registration required.<br>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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, February 10, 2016
1:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline
South St. Paul Public Library
Open Knitting
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Heart Puzzle Wreath
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
3:30 PM
Use puzzle pieces to create a unique heart wreath and add red, pink or silver glitter to add pizazz to this Valentine's Day decoration or token of love. Presented by ArtStart. Registration required. Ages: 10-16. 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
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
String Art Stationery
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:00 PM
Ditch the run-of-the-mill cards and wow your friends and family with unique stationary of your own creation. Using a needle and thread, create mesmerizing shapes and patterns; perfect for all of your special holidays. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required. Ages: 16+.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served. Arrive early; space is limited.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family History on the Internet
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 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. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Registration required.
Wentworth Computer Lab
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Makey Makey & Scratch
Thursday, February 11, 2016
2:00 PM
Explore basic programming by creating your first computer game with Scratch and have fun playing with a Makey Makey circuit controller. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, February 11, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Finger Weave a Scarf*
Thursday, February 11, 2016
6:00 PM
Weave a scarf using only your fingers and a skein of yarn. Finger weaving is a Native American art form used to create many non-loom woven items. Presented by the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, February 11, 2016
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 Life of a Forensic Anthropologist
Thursday, February 11, 2016
7:00 PM
Learn how Dr. Sue Myster, a forensic anthropologist, analyzes bones to help solve mysteries. A Hastings Reads event.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, February 11, 2016
7:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, February 11, 2016
7:00 PM
Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of a good book. Call the Galaxie Library or visit http://www.dakotacounty.us/library, search "book discussion" for monthly book discussion titles. Second Thursday of the month, 7-8 pm.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Make & Take: Valentine's Day Crafts
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:00 AM
Come anytime to make a card or decorate a picture for your Valentine. Ages 2-12.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Library Lego Club
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 AM
Build and create objects related to various themes using our Legos.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 AM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Y is for Yellow
Friday, February 12, 2016
11:00 AM
Stories, songs, crafts and games about color yellow and more, especially for preschoolers. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Registration required for each child. Ages: 3-5. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot. A Hastings Reads event.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, February 12, 2016
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)
Resume Rescue
Friday, February 12, 2016
1:30 PM
Creating an effective résumé can help you land the job you've always wanted. Learn how to use a résumé to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, do's and don'ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Zendoodle
Friday, February 12, 2016
2:00 PM
Learn the art of Zendoodle and create a colorful design using patterns and shapes. Ages: 8-14. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spots.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Friday, February 12, 2016
3:00 PM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Teen Game Day
Friday, February 12, 2016
3:30 PM
Play board games and Wii with your friends. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Wool Works
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:30 AM
Create an array of fun felted items to give as gifts or to decorate your room. Presented by ArtStart. Ages 10-16. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Photography
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:30 AM
Take a photo with our iPad and learn to edit it using our apps and your creative ideas. Registration required. Ages: 10-15. 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)
Spanish/English Storytime for All Ages
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, rhymes and finger-plays in Spanish and English. Ages 2-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 13, 2016
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Library Chess Club
Saturday, February 13, 2016
11:00 AM
Let the games begin. Come to the Library to play this fun game of strategy with a friend or other chess fan. Open to all levels. Ages: 6-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Snap Circuits
Saturday, February 13, 2016
1:30 PM
Build fans that whirl, lights that flash, and button-activated sirens with safe, snap-together parts and an easy-to-follow circuit project manual. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Coloring for Adults
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:30 PM
Coloring is back! Use coloring to help relax and unwind. Try it for yourself, using our supplies, and supplemented by soothing background music. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
President's Day - Library Closed
Monday, February 15, 2016
12:00 AM
All Locations
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. No registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:15 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Homeschool Science Series: Static Electricity
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
2:00 PM
Experience the effects of Static Electricity first-hand in this hair-raising program. Try a variety of experiments, ask questions and create your own electricity. Ages: 5-12. Presented by the Bakken Museum and sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Robotics - Meet Sphero
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3:00 PM
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Space is limited. Ages 10-16.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3:30 PM
Receive a free 30 minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as domestic abuse, custody, child support or visitation. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Teen Tuesday @ the Library
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities. Ages: 10-16.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
5:00 PM
Make an appointment for a free confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business. Email Jim at jhoski700@lycos.com for an appointment.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Knitted Cuff
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 PM
Learn knitting basics or brush up on your skills to make a unique buttoned cuff to pair with your best outfit. Take home a set of needles and yarn to continue your new knitting addiction. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Hastings Robotics Teams
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 PM
Come see what Hastings robotics competition teams from the Middle and High Schools are designing. Learn about the First Lego League and First Tech Challenge Team and see a demonstration of some of their robotic designs. Everyone is welcome.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Our Faiths Interacting
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:30 PM
Part 2 of the Religion and Faith in our Communities series. Learn to sensitively interact with people of other faiths. Discover historical events that have shown religion to be divisive as well as times when faith has brought people of different religions together to work for common causes.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Meet the Author: Jackie Lea Sommers
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:30 PM
Meet 'Truest' author Jackie Lea Sommers and hear her describe her writing process and the inspiration for her debut novel. Presented by the Rosemount Area Arts Council.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Eagles
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
7:00 PM
Meet an eagle and learn more about these strong and regal raptors. Presented by Dodge Nature Center.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Burnhaven Book Group
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/p5wuw3z for this month's book selection.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Farmington - Books & Brew Book Group
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the third Tuesday of each month. This month's selection will be <i>City of Dark Magic</i> by Magnus Flyte. In partnership with Dunn Bros. Held at Dunn Bros. Coffee, 20700 Chippendale Ave., Farmington.
DCL at Farmington
Mendota Heights Book Club
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:00 AM
This is a partnership between the Wentworth Library and the City of Mendota Heights, ISD 197, and Tri-District Community Education. Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am. Location note: This group meets at Mendota Elementary, 1979 Summit Lane, Mendota Heights, in the media center.
Mendota Elementary School
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Microsoft Word
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1:30 PM
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. Create a document using many of the software features. Learn to format, set margins and save your document. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Microsoft Excel
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
2:30 PM
This class covers the basics of using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software through the example of a family budget. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent. Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
Young Writers Group
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
4:00 PM
Join other teen writers in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Ages: 10-16.
Burnhaven Conference Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Tumblr 101
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
6:00 PM
Learn how to use Tumblr, a social blogging platform. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Prerequisite: Basic internet knowledge. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Spin on a Spindle
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
6:00 PM
Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle and weave the hand spun yarn on a loom made of nails arranged on driftwood. Presented by the Weaver's Guild of Minnesota. Registration required.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served. Arrive early; space is limited.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Prime Time, Rhyme Time
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 AM
These stories chime with rhyme, beginning with "Sam I am" and "Green Eggs and Ham." It's Dr. Seuss like you've never seen it before -- and so much more. Presented by The Story Man from England. Ages: 2-8.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, February 18, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Facebook Basics
Thursday, February 18, 2016
2:30 PM
Learn about the online social network Facebook and start joining the conversation, sharing pictures and finding out what your friends and family are up to - without compromising your privacy. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Registration required.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Trivia Time!
Thursday, February 18, 2016
4:00 PM
Test your wits against other tweens and teens for a chance to claim the trivia title. Ages 8-14. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Snow Happy! Story and Craft
Thursday, February 18, 2016
4:30 PM
Hear Snow Happy! by Patricia Hubbell&nbsp;and color your own bundled-up kid magnet character to keep. Ages: 3-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Thursday, February 18, 2016
5:00 PM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, February 18, 2016
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, February 18, 2016
7:00 PM
Held on the third Thursday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lskl6t3 for this month's selection.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 AM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Friday, February 19, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, February 19, 2016
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, Email and Thank You Notes
Friday, February 19, 2016
1:30 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'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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Microsoft Word
Friday, February 19, 2016
2:00 PM
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. Create a document using many of the software features. Learn to format, set margins and save your document. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. Registration required.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Teen Game Day
Friday, February 19, 2016
3:30 PM
Play board games and Wii with your friends. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, February 19, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:00 AM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 20, 2016
11:00 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 20, 2016
11:00 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
STEAM on Saturdays: Frogs, Volts, and Vinegar
Saturday, February 20, 2016
2:00 PM
Hear the story and experience the experiments behind one of the most vital engineering feats in history-the battery. Ages:5-12. Presented by the Bakken Museum and sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale
Sunday, February 21, 2016
1:00 PM
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library Book Sale.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, February 22, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, February 22, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, February 22, 2016
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Image Editing on the Cheap with Picasa, Flickr & More
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00 PM
<p class="Default"><span style="font-family:&quot;Century Gothic&quot;,sans-serif; color:windowtext">You can edit your photos without purchasing expensive software. Learn about some of the top web-based and desktop applications for image editing, including Picasa, Gimp, and Flickr's Aviary. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one, loaded with a few photos you've taken. Presented by the Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Online registration is required.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
Money Mondays: Retirement Planning
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:30 PM
Learn how to navigate the pitfalls and opportunities within retirement income planning. Presented by Round Bank. Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Author Steve Werle
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:30 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Meet Steve Werle, author of <i>Stassen Again,</i> and discuss his book about the dramatic rise of politician Harold E. Stassen, the 25<sup>th</sup> Governor of Minnesota. Werle's book will be available for purchase.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Author Allen Eskens
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:30 PM
Spend an evening with Allen Eskens, author of the award-winning <em>The Life We Bury</em>, a mystery novel which focuses on an unlikely connection between a Minnesota college student and a convicted felon.&nbsp; Eskens will sign and sell his book.&nbsp; A Hastings Reads event.&nbsp; Location: Hastings Art Center, 216 4th St. E., Hastings
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. No registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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, February 23, 2016
10:15 AM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. Call Wentworth Library or visit www.dakotacounty.us/library, search <i>book discussion</i> for monthly book discussion titles.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:15 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Books to Movies
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
12:30 PM
Watch favorite books transformed into movies. Rated PG-13. Today's selection is "John Carter" (2012).
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
3D Modeling Lab
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
2:00 PM
Learn the basics of 3D modeling using the free online tool Tinkercad, and make your own basic design. Objects will be printed by staff&nbsp;after the class&nbsp;for participants to&nbsp;pick up&nbsp;on a later date. No 3D printing or modeling experience&nbsp;is necessary. <em>Prerequisite: Basic computer skills. </em>Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Young Writers Group
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
3:00 PM
Join other teen writers in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Ages 10-16.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Robert Trail Book Club
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the last Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/k53pq7a for this month's selection.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Toddler Drive-In Movie
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:15 AM
Take your toddler to a drive-in movie at the Library. Bring a box big enough for your tot; use our supplies to add wheels, headlights and more; and drive around to pull in for a movie. Ages: 2-4.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Minnesota Opera Reading and Storytelling
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Hear stories read and sung by trained opera singers from the Minnesota Opera&nbsp;and complete an art project to go with the story. Ages: 3-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
ACT prep with Learning Express
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
3:30 PM
Learn to use the Learning Express&nbsp;College Prep Center&nbsp;to practice for the ACT.&nbsp; Take a short practice exam and pick up some tips to get you started.&nbsp; Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Young Writers Group
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
4:00 PM
Join other teen writers in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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, February 24, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the last Wednesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served. Arrive early; space is limited.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Hands: Hungry Caterpillar Puppets
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 AM
Use oil pastel and tempera paints to create colorful accordion caterpillar stick puppets inspired by Eric Carle's <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i>. &nbsp;Presented by Artistry. &nbsp;Registration required. &nbsp;Ages 3-5.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Tape Town
Thursday, February 25, 2016
11:00 AM
Bring your own toy car to zoom around on roads made of tape. "Towns" made of different activities will be sprinkled throughout our road system to provide fun (and necessary!) pit stops. Ages 2-6. No registration necessary.<br>
South St. Paul Public Library
Know Your Library
Thursday, February 25, 2016
2:00 PM
Come to know the Robert Trail Library as we discover tips for searching the catalog, managing your library account,&nbsp;learn about e-books,&nbsp;and&nbsp;tour the library. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, February 25, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
ACT prep with Learning Express
Thursday, February 25, 2016
3:30 PM
Learn to use the Learning Express&nbsp;College Prep Center&nbsp;to practice for the ACT.&nbsp; Take a short practice exam and pick up some tips to get you started.&nbsp; Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Make & Take: Closepin Monkey Magnet
Thursday, February 25, 2016
4:00 PM
Use clothespins, foam and a magnet to make a monkey decoration for your refrigerator or locker during this drop-in program. Ages: 5-10.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Animals in Winter
Thursday, February 25, 2016
4:30 PM
Discover how animals survive the cold Minnesota winters with a Dakota County Parks naturalist. Learn about their survival techniques through hands-on activities, and take a look outside signs of animal activity. Registration required. Ages: 6-12. 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)
Embroidered Pincushion
Thursday, February 25, 2016
6:00 PM
Hand-embroider a pincushion to use during all of your crafting adventures. Learn backstitch, chain stitch and French knot to create a one-of-a-kind piece. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.&nbsp;
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, February 25, 2016
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)
Author Appearance - Lois Glewwe
Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 PM
Local author/historian Lois Glewwe will present a slideshow featuring highlights of her new book <em>A Brief History of South St. Paul</em> with book signing to follow.&nbsp;
South St. Paul Public Library
Little Hands: Music and Motion
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Engage in active learning through songs, rhymes, instruments, and props. Presented by Artistry. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot. Ages 3-5.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Minnesota Opera Reading and Storytelling
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Hear stories read and sung by trained opera singers from the Minnesota Opera and complete an art project to go with the story. Ages: 3-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Library Chess Club
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Let the games begin. Come to the Library to play this fun game of strategy with a friend or other chess fan. Open to all levels. Ages: 6-16.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30 AM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, February 26, 2016
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, February 26, 2016
1:30 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Teen Maker Day
Friday, February 26, 2016
3:30 PM
Explore a different technology project each month. Share your own projects with other makers. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, February 26, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Family Fun Night
Friday, February 26, 2016
6:00 PM
Member of not, you're invited to the Hastings YMCA for pizza and fun family activities with Hastings author Charlie Johnson and his dog.&nbsp; A Hastings Reads event.&nbsp; Location:&nbsp; Hastings YMCA, 85 Pleasant Dr.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Lakansyel Haitian Arts, History and Culture
Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:30 AM
Watch four master artists tell a story from Haitian history through song, percussion, dance and traditional theater and join in the interactive Lakansyèl (rainbow) Haitian performance. Presented by Afoutayi Dance Company. A Black History Month program.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Minnesota Opera Reading and Storytelling
Saturday, February 27, 2016
2:30 PM
<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Hear stories read and sung by trained opera singers from the Minnesota Opera and complete an art project to go with the story. Ages: 3-6.</span>
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, February 29, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Leap Day Fun and Games
Monday, February 29, 2016
10:30 AM
Celebrate the rare wonder of Leap Day with fun-filled games and activities. Ages: 3-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, February 29, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Job Fair 101
Monday, February 29, 2016
5:00 PM
Learn tips and tricks for navigating a job fair and how to present yourself at your best. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.&nbsp;
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Fun with Math
Monday, February 29, 2016
6:00 PM
Get your child on the road to reading with fun and engaging&nbsp;math activities in this early literacy workshop. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Parents and their children ages 0-6. Registration required. Caregivers and children ages 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, February 29, 2016
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Monday, February 29, 2016
7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. No registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:15 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Farmington Afternoon Book Group
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
12:30 PM
Held the first Tuesday of each month. In March we will discuss <em>The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry</em> by Rachel Joyce.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Early World of Learning Demonstration
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
3:00 PM
Explore the Early World of Learning database that offers an interactive learning environment including engaging games and beginning reading activities. Ages: 3-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Inver Glen Teen Book Club
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
3:00 PM
Join other teens in reading one great book each month, talking about it, playing trivia and having fun in this book club that meets the first Tuesday of every month. Pick up your free copy of this month's book to keep, as supplies last, at the service desk. Sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. Registration required. Ages: 12-18.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
String Art Stationery
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
6:00 PM
Create unique stationery with your own design using needle and thread to make mesmerizing shapes and patterns. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Wentworth Book Group
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
6:30 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. Call Wentworth Library or visit www.dakotacounty.us/library, search <i>book discussion</i> for monthly book discussion titles.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Our Faiths on the Issues
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
6:30 PM
<p>Part 3 of the Religion and Faith in our Communities series.&nbsp; Join our panelists for a discussion on how their religious beliefs influence their views on current issues such as immigration, climate change, the role of women and religious extremism.</p>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Coloring for Adults
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
6:30 PM
Coloring is back! Use coloring to help relax and unwind. Try it for yourself, using our supplies, and supplemented by soothing background music. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
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)
Legal Assistance of Dakota County
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
12:30 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Receive a free 30 minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as domestic abuse, custody, child support or visitation. Call 952-431-3200 for more information and to schedule an appointment.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Open Knitting
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
3:30 PM
Join other teen anime and manga fans for manga drawing, films, cosplay and conversation. Ages: 10-16.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can. ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Friends of the Farmington Library
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
6:30 PM
Join the Friends of the Farmington Library group to support your local library and meet new people.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served. Arrive early; space is limited.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Hands: Dr. Seuss on the Loose
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:30 AM
Combine realistic and imaginary things to create your own vibrantly colored cartoon characters and extraordinary environments inspired by Dr. Seuss. Presented by Artistry. Registration required. Ages 3-5.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:30 AM
Use email and social media to engage with existing customers and reach new prospects. Get a greater understanding of basic marketing goals and objectives; what a campaign is and how to promote it; and discover simple tips to get your messages opened, read and shared. Sponsored in part by South Metro SCORE. Registration required.&nbsp;
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 03, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, March 03, 2016
12:30 PM
Held the first Thursday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/nx2rv2b for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, March 03, 2016
1:00 PM
Get help with divorce paperwork using Minnesota I-Can. Presented by the Dakota County Law Library, Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and volunteer attorneys and law students. Registration required. Call 952-431-3200.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, March 03, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Making Modern America
Thursday, March 03, 2016
6:00 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Take an extensive look at World War I as a transformational event in Minnesota and American history. Learn how the Great War was the centerpiece of a vast spectrum of social movements and social change. Presented by the Minnesota Historical Society.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 03, 2016
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, March 03, 2016
6:30 PM
A book group for history lovers. Meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This is a partnership between the Pleasant Hill Library and Dakota County Historical Society. For more information please call 651-438-0200. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/kjqug98 for this month's selection. Location Note: This group meets at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 04, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 04, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Friday, March 04, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, March 04, 2016
10:30 AM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, March 04, 2016
12:00 PM
Bring a picnic lunch to eat and enjoy a fun storytime in the Library. Ages: 2-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, March 04, 2016
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)
Teen Game Day
Friday, March 04, 2016
3:30 PM
Play board games and Wii with your friends. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Friday Fun for Teens
Friday, March 04, 2016
3:30 PM
Drop in for a variety of fun activities after a long week of school. Ages: 10-16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Farmington Job Fair
Saturday, March 05, 2016
10:00 AM
Whether you're a first time job seeker or looking for a career change, your dream job may be waiting for you at the Farmington Job Fair. Explore your employment options with representatives from local Farmington companies. Bring your résumé for on-the-spot interviews. Call the library for a list of attending companies.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
AARP Tax Aide
Saturday, March 05, 2016
10:30 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Registration required.&nbsp;Call the Hastings Area Senior Program at <span class="baec5a81-e4d6-4674-97f3-e9220f0136c1" style="white-space: nowrap;">651-480-7689<a title="Call: 651-480-7689" style="margin: 0px; border: currentColor; border-image: none; left: 0px; top: 0px; width: 16px; height: 16px; right: 0px; bottom: 0px; overflow: hidden; vertical-align: middle; float: none; display: inline; white-space: nowrap; position: static !important;" href="http://melsadakota.evanced.info/signup/EventCalendar.aspx#"><img title="Call: 651-480-7689" style="margin: 0px; border: currentColor; border-image: none; left: 0px; top: 0px; width: 16px; height: 16px; right: 0px; bottom: 0px; overflow: hidden; vertical-align: middle; float: none; display: inline; white-space: nowrap; position: static !important;" src="data:image/png;base64,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"></a></span> to register.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 05, 2016
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir*
Saturday, March 05, 2016
11:00 AM
Hear a soulful interpretation of African-American gospel music through the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir that shares a message of hope and joy.&nbsp; A Black History Month program.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Science Playground
Saturday, March 05, 2016
1:00 PM
Love science? Drop in to get hands-on with science materials. Experiment with magnets, explore with microscopes, engineer with blocks, and more! All ages. No registration necessary.<br>
South St. Paul Public Library
Coloring for Adults
Saturday, March 05, 2016
2:00 PM
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Use coloring as a way to relax and unwind while listening to soothing background music. Registration required.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 07, 2016
9:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.&nbsp; <em>(Note: outer library lobby doors are unlocked early for access to this program.)</em>
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 07, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 07, 2016
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
The ABCs: an Intro to Bankruptcy
Monday, March 07, 2016
6:00 PM
Have you found yourself in a position where it is necessary to file for bankruptcy? &nbsp;If you need a fresh start but aren't sure where to begin, come to this informational session by attorney Ronald Lundquist to learn about the basics of how bankruptcy works. Presented by the Dakota County Law Library. Online registration is required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, March 07, 2016
6:15 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
Just Eat It Documentary
Monday, March 07, 2016
6:30 PM
Join us for an eye-opening documentary about food waste in North America that brings farmers, retailers, inspiring organizations, and consumers to the table. Presented by the Dakota County Environmental Resources' Food Waste Prevention Initiative.&nbsp;
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Pleasant Hill Book Group
Monday, March 07, 2016
6:30 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mk35wvf for this month's selection.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Inver Glen Book Club
Monday, March 07, 2016
7:00 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj for this month's selection.
Inver Glen Conference Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Drop-in E-Book Sessions
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. No registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:15 AM
For young children and their caregivers. Sing, talk, read, write, and play your way toward school readiness through books, rhymes, songs, movement, and art activities. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:15 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Books to Movies
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
12:30 PM
Watch favorite books transformed into movies. Rated PG-13. Today's selection is "One for the Money" (2012).
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
3D Printing Basics
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
2:00 PM
Learn what 3D printing is and how people are using 3D printers. Select an object from Thingiverse to be printed by staff after the class for participants to pick up at a later date. <i>Prerequisite: Basic computer skills. </i>Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
3:00 PM
Start your engines and get ready to zoom. Hear stories, songs and get your first driving lesson in this highly interactive program from the Story Man from England. Ages: 2-8.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Make & Take: Light-Up Origami
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
3:00 PM
<p>Make a fun origami shape with LEDs to make it light up, and watch an anime with fellow fans. Ages 10-16.</p>
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Young Wentworth Poets
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
4:00 PM
Write and share poetry each month with fun and creative writing activities. Ages 9 - 12.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
iPad Basics
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
6:00 PM
Use our iPads to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. <em>Prerequisite: None.</em> Registration required.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
6:30 PM
Held the second Tuesday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lrvaf5j for this month's selection.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
10:15 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
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, March 09, 2016
1:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "Etta and Otto and Russell and James" by Emma Hooper
South St. Paul Public Library
Open Knitting
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
1:30 PM
Join other knitters in an informal setting. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters also welcome.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. 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
Google Tools
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
6:00 PM
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Learn about Google products and services that aid in collaboration, accessibility and business marketing including Gmail, Gchat, Google Drive, Google+, Google Calendar, Google Maps, and how to make the best use of Google's tools to achieve your personal and professional goals. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. <i>Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge.</i> Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance. Registration required.<o:p></o:p></p>
Wentworth Computer Lab
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, March 10, 2016
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.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served. Arrive early; space is limited.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call 952-891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Hgts (Inver Glen)
Bubbles!
Thursday, March 10, 2016
11:00 AM
Explore the magic of bubbles through science and art activities. Ages 3-7. Registration required.<br>
South St. Paul Public Library
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, March 10, 2016
2:00 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Watercolor Sampler*
Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:00 PM
Try your hand at watercolor.&nbsp; Learn about color mixing, paint application and brush techniques.&nbsp; Presented by the Eagan Art House.&nbsp; Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 10, 2016
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)
Minnesota Shipwreck Tales
Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:30 PM
Listen to stories of the more than fifty shipwrecks that occurred along&nbsp;Minnesota's rocky shores of Lake Superior. Presented by the Rosemount Historical Society.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Teen Reads
Thursday, March 10, 2016
7:00 PM
<p>Read and discuss teen book choices. Registration required. Ages 10-14.</p><p>Choose from:</p><ul><li><em>Loki's Wolves</em> by Kelley Armstrong</li><li><em>Sweet Venom</em> by Tera Lynn Childs</li><li>Anything from the <em>Olympian</em>s series by George O'Connor</li></ul>
Wentworth Conference Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, March 10, 2016
7:00 PM
Join one of our monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month's title: "Etta and Otto and Russell and James" by Emma Hooper
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, March 10, 2016
7:00 PM
Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of a good book. Call the Galaxie Library or visit http://www.dakotacounty.us/library, search "book discussion" for monthly book discussion titles. Second Thursday of the month, 7-8 pm.
Galaxie Conference Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos & Duplos at the Library
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:00 AM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Dr. Seuss on the Loose!
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Join magician Brian Richards on a delightful romp through the imaginative eyes of Dr. Seuss. Watch Horton disappear and play hide and seek with classic Dr. Seuss characters during this interactive program. Ages: 5-10.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Zendoodle
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Come join us at the library and learn all about the latest craze in art.&nbsp;&nbsp;We'll create a colorful zendoodle using patterns and shapes.&nbsp;&nbsp;Ages:&nbsp; 8-14.&nbsp; Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required for each child.&nbsp; Please arrive at least 5 minutes early.&nbsp; Late arrivals can lose their registration spots.&nbsp;
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Library Lego Club
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Build and create objects related to various themes using our Legos.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One E-book and Technology Help
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:30 AM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions - no registration required.
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, March 11, 2016
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)
Teen Game Day
Friday, March 11, 2016
3:30 PM
Play board games and Wii with your friends. Ages: 10-16.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington

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