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Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, March 02, 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
Pleasant Hill Book Group
Monday, March 02, 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, March 02, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the first Monday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/lpamuyj for this month's selection.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 2015
12:30 PM
Held the first Tuesday of each month. In March, we will discuss "The Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Craft Group
Tuesday, March 03, 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, March 03, 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)
Create a Free or Low-Cost Website
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
6:00 PM
Discover how to use open source resources such as Word Press to develop a free or inexpensive website for your small business, community organization, nonprofit, or blog. Web developers explain how to set up a site, how to navigate settings, and offer tips on how to generate traffic. Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Robert Trail Computer Lab
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Wentworth Friends' Book Group
Tuesday, March 03, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Sing-along
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy singing and dancing to classic children's songs and some current hits. Ages: 2-5. No registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 04, 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, March 04, 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, March 04, 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, March 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 04, 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)
Learn to Knit
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
1:30 PM
Enjoy an easy review of basic knitting, from casting on to cables. Get help with unfinished or well-intended ventures that have you stuck. Basic supplies provided for new knitters.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 04, 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
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, March 04, 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)
Protect Your Online Privacy
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
6:00 PM
From social media to search engines and email to online purchasing &mdash; modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. Discover the tools and techniques you can use to protect your privacy, browse anonymously and encrypt information. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Wescott Computer Lab
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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 05, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 05, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play, Learn! Animals Make Music
Thursday, March 05, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Registration required. Ages: 0-5. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 05, 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, March 05, 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)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, March 05, 2015
12:30 PM
Held the first Thursday of each month. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, March 05, 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)
Family History on the Internet
Thursday, March 05, 2015
1:30 PM
Explore the world of Internet genealogy, discover some of the best free genealogy websites and learn to use Ancestry Library Edition free at the Library. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 05, 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, March 05, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 06, 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)
Movies for Kids
Friday, March 06, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Library Picnic and Storytime
Friday, March 06, 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, March 06, 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)
Every Child Ready to Read Workshop
Saturday, March 07, 2015
10:00 AM
Parents, grandparents, childcare providers and preschool teachers will learn research-based practices that can help develop language and pre-reading skills in children from birth to age 5. Continuing Education Unit hours available. Registration required for each person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Social Media in a Flash
Saturday, March 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Discover what's out there and get introduced to the top social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Reddit, Snapchat and Instagram. Then decide for yourself which social media tools are right for you. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Business Survival Skills
Saturday, March 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Gain a realistic view of business ownership and navigate common pitfalls that new (and sometimes seasoned) business owners make. Presented by Women Venture and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 07, 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, March 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
AARP Tax-Aide
Saturday, March 07, 2015
10:30 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Registration required.&nbsp;Call the Hastings Area Senior Program at 651-480-7689 to register.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Iny Asian Dance Group
Saturday, March 07, 2015
11:00 AM
Watch as the nationally renowned Iny Asian Dance Group performs artistic dances unique to South East Asian cultures.
Atrium
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Fiction Writing Basics
Saturday, March 07, 2015
2:00 PM
You've got your story or novel idea down, now learn the ins and outs of crafting memorable settings, building plots and creating interesting and believable characters. Presented by The Loft. Registration required. Ages: 13-18. <p>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
The End of Bullying
Sunday, March 08, 2015
2:00 PM
Bring your family to see the award winning film "Bully," a documentary of stories about America's bullying crisis. The stirring film captures a growing movement among parents and youths to change how bullying is handled in schools, in communities and in society. "Bully" will be followed by an expert panel discussion on bullying prevention.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 09, 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, March 09, 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, March 09, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 09, 2015
10:45 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, March 09, 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)
Crochet Flowers
Monday, March 09, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn the basic stitches of crochet and make a handful of cheery flowers. Stitch a pin to the back and wear your spring blossoms on the town. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, March 09, 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, March 09, 2015
6:00 PM
Use Legos to make a unique creation and complete a specific quest in this non-competitive building challenge. Ages: 6-15.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, March 09, 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
Magician Matt Dunn
Monday, March 09, 2015
7:00 PM
Be amazed with this dry-witted&nbsp;comedy magic show with a live&nbsp;rabbit, audience participation,&nbsp;out-of-this-world magic and fun&nbsp;for the entire family.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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, March 10, 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, March 10, 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, March 10, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 10, 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)
App Tuesday
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
3:30 PM
Bring your device to the Library and explore a new free app every month. Ages: 10-16.
DCL at Farmington
As Seen on Pinterest: Duct Tape Wallets
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
4:00 PM
Learn how to make a wallet using just duct tape! Ages: 8-18. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Developing Your Own Photography Angle
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:00 PM
Photographer Doug Ohman will share his successes and challenges and help you to explore and improve your own artistic style. Bring your favorite images on a flash drive to share your photography approach. Registration required.<br><br>Part of the Minnesota Mosaic.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Friends of the Farmington Library
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:30 PM
DCL at Farmington
Robert Trail History Book Group
Tuesday, March 10, 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)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, March 10, 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.<br><br> Great Decisions is sponsored locally by District 196 Community Education and Dakota County Library and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis, <a href="http://www.micglobe.org">www.micglobe.org</a>. It is a nationally recognized model for foreign policy discussions sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 11, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: eTot Storytime
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>This fun storytime will incorporate interactive digital elements and apps. A limited number of devices will be available for free play after storytime. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 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, March 11, 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, March 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
South St. Paul Afternoon Book Club
Wednesday, March 11, 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>The Florist's Daughter</em> by Patricia Hampl.
South St. Paul Public Library
Learn to Knit
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
1:30 PM
Enjoy an easy review of basic knitting, from casting on to cables. Get help with unfinished or well-intended ventures that have you stuck. Basic supplies provided for new knitters.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 11, 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
Beauty of Japanese Paper Art
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
6:00 PM
Fold it, cut it, and paste it. Learn three simple Japanese paper art techniques to create greeting cards and bookmarks. Presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required.<br><br>Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2015
7:00 PM
Boost your child&rsquo;s early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages 3-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Microsoft Publisher
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10:15 AM
Create signs, business cards, greeting cards and more using the desktop publishing program Microsoft Publisher. <em>Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent.&nbsp;</em>Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 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.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 12, 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, March 12, 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)
iPad Basics
Thursday, March 12, 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)
Knitted Bookmarks
Thursday, March 12, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn to knit or brush up your skills. Get the basics, start your first knits and purls in class and&nbsp;take home a set of needles and yarn to start your new knitting addiction.&nbsp;Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 12, 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)
South St. Paul Evening Book Club
Thursday, March 12, 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>The Florist's Daughter</em> by Patricia Hampl.
South St. Paul Public Library
Galaxie Book Club
Thursday, March 12, 2015
7:00 PM
Held the second Thursday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz">http://tinyurl.com/n6zunaz</a> for this month's selection.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Art Attack: Spring is Coming
Friday, March 13, 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)
Book Bingo
Friday, March 13, 2015
10:30 AM
Play bingo for a chance to win gently-used books. &nbsp;Space is limited. Ages: 6-12.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 13, 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, March 13, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, March 13, 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)
Resume Rescue
Friday, March 13, 2015
2:00 PM
Creating an effective resume is more important than ever during tough economic times. Learn how to use a resume to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, dos and don'ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County Workforce Center staff. Registration required.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Milk and Cookies Storytime
Saturday, March 14, 2015
10:30 AM
Join us for a special storytime featuring stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Cookies and milk will be served, and activity stations will be set up to enjoy after the storytime. Ages 2-6.
South St. Paul Public Library
Teen Tech Week: Book Trailers
Saturday, March 14, 2015
10:30 AM
It's like a movie trailer - for a book. Use our iPads to film and edit a trailer for your favorite book - act out one or more scenes, show who your characters are or just explain the book's plot. Show why everyone should read your book without giving away the ending. Ages: 10-16.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
iPad Photo Editing
Saturday, March 14, 2015
10:30 AM
Get hands-on experience taking pictures with an iPad and learn how to use the built-in photo editor and apps to improve the appearance of your photos. An iPad will be available to use. Registration required.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 16, 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)
Books & Beyond: Fruit Basket Upset
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:15 AM
Fun fruit stories and a craft presented by the ISD 194 ECFE Advisory Council. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Internet Basics
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:15 AM
Gain a basic understanding of the Internet. You'll learn about web browsers and how to navigate one. Locate things on the Internet using a search engine, a website URL address and the toolbar. <em>Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. </em>Registration required.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 16, 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)
Clay Houses
Monday, March 16, 2015
2:00 PM
Learn about color mixing and sculpting to create colorful clay houses. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 3-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Social Media in a Flash
Monday, March 16, 2015
6:00 PM
Discover what&rsquo;s out there and get introduced to the top social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Reddit, Snapchat and Instagram. Then decide for yourself which social media tools are right for you. Bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, March 16, 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
Killer Thrillers Book Club
Monday, March 16, 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)
An Irish Storytime
Monday, March 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Stories, activities, rhymes and a craft&nbsp;that all celebrate Ireland. &nbsp;Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Senior Surf Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 AM
Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Get hands-on computer experience with help from Senior LinkAge Line® representatives. <em>Prerequisite: None.</em> Presented in partnership with Minnesota Board on Aging and Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging. Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Family Storytime
Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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, March 17, 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, March 17, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 17, 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: Air and Vacuum
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
2:00 PM
Air pressure is around us all the time. Students will learn about air pressure and vacuum from a 3M Visiting Wizard and discover what happens when we move air or when we add or remove air from a system. A Homeschool Science Series program sponsored by the Friends of the Wescott Library. Ages: 5-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Tuesday, March 17, 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)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Meet the Author: Haley Snyder
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
6:30 PM
Come and meet local authors in this series presented by the Rosemount Area Arts Council. <br /><br />Meet Haley Snyder and discuss her book <em>Get that Girl a Cheeseburger</em> will discuss the common myths and stereotypes surrounding eating disorders. Snyder will sell and sign her book.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Club Carbone's
Tuesday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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, March 17, 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>The Monuments Men</i> by Robert M. Edsel. In partnership with Dunn Brothers. <br><br>Dunn Brothers <br>20700 Chippendale Ave. W <br>Farmington, MN
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Half-Pint Horses
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy horse stories and meet real miniature horses. Ages 3-12.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Little Learners: Around the World- Travel to Ireland
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>We&rsquo;ll explore Irish culture through songs, books, games, and art. Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 18, 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, March 18, 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 Babies
Wednesday, March 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.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 18, 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)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 18, 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
History Players present Charley Goddard
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
4:30 PM
Learn about Charley's childhood in the frontier town of Winona, Minnesota, what it was like to be a teenage soldier during the Civil War and the impact of the Civil War nationally and in Minnesota. Ages: 12-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
What's Up with the Bees
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
5:00 PM
<p>Discover how you can create&nbsp;a bee-friendly world from the&nbsp;University of Minnesota Bee&nbsp;Squad.</p>
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
History Players present Charley Goddard
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
6:30 PM
Learn about Charley's childhood in the frontier town of Winona, Minnesota, what it was like to be a teenage soldier during the Civil War and the impact of the Civil War nationally and in Minnesota. Ages: 12-15.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Friends of the Inver Glen Library Book Sale
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:00 AM
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play, Learn! Animals Make Music
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Presented by MacPhail. Registration required. Ages: 0-5.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, March 19, 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, March 19, 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, March 19, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Library Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, March 19, 2015
1:30 PM
Think you know the library? Follow the clues and test your knowledge at this scavenger hunt. Ages: 5-12.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Office Productivity on the iPad
Thursday, March 19, 2015
2:00 PM
Learn to do basic word processing, spreadsheets and presentations on the iPad using Apple's Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps. iPads will be available to use in the class. Registration required.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Sunshine String Art
Thursday, March 19, 2015
6:00 PM
Brighten your home with a sunshine work of art made of wood, nails and yarn. Presented by Lulu Bea&rsquo;s. Registration required.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 19, 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, March 19, 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)
Friends of the Inver Glen Library Book Sale
Friday, March 20, 2015
10:00 AM
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Computer Basics
Friday, March 20, 2015
10:15 AM
If you have little or no experience with computers, this class is for you. Learn the parts and uses of a home computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard, and become familiar with basic computer terminology. You will also be introduced to working with Windows and toolbar menus. This class is for PC users. <em>Prerequisite: None. Registration required.</em>
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Friday, March 20, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 20, 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, March 20, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
One-on-One Technology Help
Friday, March 20, 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, March 20, 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)
Friends of the Inver Glen Library Book Sale
Saturday, March 21, 2015
10:00 AM
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 21, 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, March 21, 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, March 21, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring your children into the library to read to certified therapy dogs.&nbsp; It's not only fun, but it helps develop reading skills and fluency.&nbsp; Ages: 5-10.
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 21, 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)
STEAM on Saturdays: Acids and Bases
Saturday, March 21, 2015
2:00 PM
How does a science fair volcano&nbsp;explode and why does acid eat&nbsp;through metal? Discover the&nbsp;answers to these questions and&nbsp;more as you explore the properties&nbsp;of acids and bases through&nbsp;presentations, demonstrations&nbsp;and hands-on experiments.&nbsp;Presented by the 3M Visiting&nbsp;Wizards. Sponsored by the&nbsp;Friends of the Wescott Library.&nbsp;Ages: 5&ndash;12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 23, 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, March 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 23, 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)
Art in Nature
Monday, March 23, 2015
1:30 PM
Explore patterns in nature to use as inspiration to create a work of art to take home. Presented by Dakota County Parks. Registration required.<br><br> Registration required for each child/person. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Art Attack
Monday, March 23, 2015
2:00 PM
Create a work of art using your&nbsp;imagination and style and our&nbsp;supplies.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Get Outside Your Bubble with Your Camera
Monday, March 23, 2015
5:00 PM
Stretch your photography limits with photographer Wing Young Huie. Learn how to start a project, find subjects, overcome inhibitions, develop a personal style, and edit and exhibit your work. Bring your camera and a few favorite photos to share. Registration required.
South St. Paul Public Library
Craft Group
Monday, March 23, 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, March 23, 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
Author Larry Schneiderman
Monday, March 23, 2015
7:00 PM
Meet Larry Schneiderman, the author of <em>The Call of the Couch: A Family's Love Affair with Its Business.&nbsp; </em>For the first time, Schneiderman opens the doors to his family's showroom and shares an insider's view of this local success story. <br /><br />Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Ha Ha! Tee Hee! Chuckle Chuckle!
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:15 AM
Laughter is great medicine and allows&nbsp;us to take ourselves a little less&nbsp;seriously. Come prepared to laugh&nbsp;&ndash;&ndash; a lot. Presented by The Story&nbsp;Man from England. Ages: 2&ndash;8.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 24, 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)
Wentworth Book Ends
Tuesday, March 24, 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)
Music Together©
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy lively music and movement with Music Together© instructor Cheryl Hornstein. Registration required. Ages: 0-4. <p>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</p>
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Clay Hedgehogs
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
10:30 AM
Hear a funny story and learn how to blend colors, roll balls, add quills and sculpt a hedgehog from clay with Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 3-12. <br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 24, 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)
Chess for Tweens and Teens
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
2:00 PM
Let the games begin. Come to&nbsp;the Library to play this fun game&nbsp;of strategy with a friend or other&nbsp;chess fan. Open to all levels.&nbsp;Ages: 10&ndash;16.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Make the Most of Google Docs
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:00 PM
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Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Hand it Down: Textile Preservation in a Nutshell
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:30 PM
Save a piece of history. Learn simple tips to store, clean, frame and care for your one-of-a-kind quilt, embroidered hanky or baby dress to pass along to the next generation. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.<br><br>Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Great Decisions
Tuesday, March 24, 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.<br><br> Great Decisions is sponsored locally by District 196 Community Education and Dakota County Library and coordinated statewide by the Minnesota International Center in Minneapolis, <a href="http://www.micglobe.org">www.micglobe.org</a>. 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)
Feature Film
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10:30 AM
Watch a new film release on the big screen. Ages: 5-10.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Little Learners: Paint Like Monet
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10:30 AM
Learn about positive and negative space while we create a painting inspired by Claude Monet&rsquo;s &ldquo;Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies.&rdquo; Bring your paint shirts! Ages: 2-5. No registration necessary.
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 25, 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, March 25, 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, March 25, 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, March 25, 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, March 25, 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)
Make & Take: Duct Tape Crafts
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1:00 PM
It's amazing what you can create with duct tape - from wallets to cellphone cases. Explore the world of duct tape art. Space is limited. Ages: 11-16.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Beat Boxing
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
2:00 PM
Work with a professional beat box and hip hop artist to learn how to transform your voice into drums, trumpets, cymbals and even violins. Then create your own unique composition as a class. Registration required. Ages: 10-16. <br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Hopscotch
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
3:00 PM
Use our iPad Lab to learn&nbsp;Hopscotch, a simple computer&nbsp;programming language similar<br />to Scratch that makes it easy to&nbsp;create your own interactive stories,&nbsp;animations, games, music&nbsp;and art. Registration required.&nbsp;Ages: 10&ndash;16. <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)
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, March 25, 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
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:30 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Heritage Evening Book Group
Wednesday, March 25, 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)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 26, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, March 26, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Movies for Kids
Thursday, March 26, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, March 26, 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, March 26, 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)
Chalk Pastel Dragonflies
Thursday, March 26, 2015
2:00 PM
Learn about dragonflies&nbsp;and how to use pastel chalk&nbsp;techniques with an artist from&nbsp;Abrakadoodle. Registration&nbsp;required. Ages: 10&ndash;14.&nbsp;<br /><br />Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Readers Theater at the Library
Thursday, March 26, 2015
2:00 PM
Use a variety of dramatic scripts to have fun reading and performing. Registration required. Ages: 8-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Robotics - Meet Sphero
Thursday, March 26, 2015
3:00 PM
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Music Together©
Thursday, March 26, 2015
5:45 PM
Enjoy lively music and movement with Music Together© instructor Cheryl Hornstein. Registration required. Ages: 0-4.<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)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, March 26, 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)
Make & Take: Craft Blowout
Friday, March 27, 2015
10:30 AM
A craft project frenzy. Fashion something out of duct tape, make glass bubble magnets or design hardware Jewelry. Ages: 9-17.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Rocks & Minerals
Friday, March 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Explore geology - the study of rocks and minerals - in Minnesota and discover what types of rocks you might find in your backyard and how to identify them. Learn what it takes to start your own rock collection. Presented by Dakota County Parks. 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.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Sing, Play, Learn: Colors, Feelings, Music!
Friday, March 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Presented by MacPhail. Registration required. Ages: 0-5. <br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Spring Watercolor Flowers
Friday, March 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Create colorful spring flowers using water colors that will brighten up any room. Presented<br>by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Make & Take: Spring Crafts
Friday, March 27, 2015
10:30 AM
Use your creativity to make crafts related to spring. Ages: 5-12.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Storytime for All Ages
Friday, March 27, 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
S is for Spring
Friday, March 27, 2015
11:00 AM
Springtime stories, songs, crafts and games especially for preschoolers. 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, March 27, 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, March 27, 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Guitar Hero
Friday, March 27, 2015
2:30 PM
Be the rock star you've always dreamed of becoming. Play sweet riffs and become a rock legend -- at the library. Ages: 8-16.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Wacky Neighborhood Pop-Up Book
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 AM
Explore the third dimension in bookmaking through paper engineering. Create your own Wacky Neighborhood pop-up book with an instructor from the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required. Ages: 6-16.<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)
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 AM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-In E-book Sessions
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
AARP Tax-Aide
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:30 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Registration required.&nbsp;Call the Hastings Area Senior Program at 651-480-7689 to register.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Monday, March 30, 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)
Beyond Computer Basics
Monday, March 30, 2015
10:15 AM
This class continues where Computer Basics left off. Learn what's on your computer, how to work with files and foleders, printing and computer maintenance. This class is for PC users.&nbsp;<em>Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. </em>Registration required.
Burnhaven Computer Lab
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
A Garden in a Glove
Monday, March 30, 2015
10:30 AM
Hear a fun story, learn about gardening and plant your own garden in a glove with Tutor Time of Lakeville. Registration required. Ages: 5-9.<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, March 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.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Insurgent Party
Monday, March 30, 2015
2:00 PM
Join us to celebrate the release&nbsp;of the film<em> Insurgent</em> with crafts,&nbsp;trivia and more. Ages: 10&ndash;16.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Draw Frogs
Monday, March 30, 2015
2:00 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.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Monday, March 30, 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
Artist Guillermo Cuellar
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:00 PM
Meet and explore the interesting life and pottery of Guillermo Cuellar, a local potter featured in the "Minnesota Potters Sharing the Fire" documentary.<br> <br>Part of the Minnesota Mosaic series.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Pajamarama Storytime
Monday, March 30, 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)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Tuesday, March 31, 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)
AARP Tax-Aide
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Heritage Library at: (952) 891-0362 to register.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10:00 AM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 31, 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)
Kindermusik of the Valley
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10:30 AM
Explore music and movement&nbsp;with your child through this&nbsp;workshop presented by Kindermusik&nbsp;of the Valley. Registration&nbsp;required. Ages: 0&ndash;6.<br /><br /> <div>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.</div>
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Spring Special
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10:30 AM
<p>Celebrate spring through some creative activities and games. All ages. Daycare groups welcome to attend. No registration necessary.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for Babies
Tuesday, March 31, 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)
Book Bingo for Teens
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:00 PM
Play bingo with other teens for the chance to win gently-used books. Ages: 12-16.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Teen iPad Lab Fun: iMovie
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:30 PM
Be creative and get ready for&nbsp;next year&rsquo;s Oscars by directing,&nbsp;shooting and editing a short<br />film in iMovie using our iPad&nbsp;Lab. Ages: 12&ndash;16.
Wescott Dakota Room (Main Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Robert Trail Book Club
Tuesday, March 31, 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)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:15 AM
<p>Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.</p>
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Storytime for Babies
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Discovery Club: Pranks and Jokes
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
11:00 AM
<p>Learn about the history of April Fools Day, how to debunk a hoax, as well as some jokes and pranks you can do at home. Ages: 6-12. Registration required.</p>
South St. Paul Public Library
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
11:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Teen iPad Fun Lab: Digital Art
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
1:00 PM
Use our iPad Lab to draw, photo edit and paint using digital art apps. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Chickens
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
2:00 PM
See live chickens from the&nbsp;Dodge Nature Center and&nbsp;discover how fascinating they&nbsp;are &mdash; from egg to chicken.
Wentworth Meeting Room
DCL at West St. Paul (Wentworth)
Thrift Store Transformation
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
3:00 PM
Bring a thrift store find you'd like to restyle - a skirt, T-shirt or any piece of clothing - and cut, stitch, embellish and transform it into something new and fashionable. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required. Ages: 13-18.<br><br>Registration required for each teen. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Rock, Rattle, and Rhyme
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
3:30 PM
For children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, sign language, books, and play time to learn early literacy and socialization skills. No registration necessary; come when you can! ECFE staff will be on hand to provide child development information as well as weigh your babies!
South St. Paul Public Library
Flag Books
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
4:00 PM
Make a book with small alternating pages that wave like flags and open to reveal a hidden illustration or message. Stretch it out to create a full picture with room to write. Presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Moo! Readathon
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
4:00 PM
Drop in anytime to learn about Once Upon a Reader, Minnesota's statewide one-book program, that is featuring David LaRochelle's <em>Moo!</em> - the hilarious and exciting story of a cow who takes the farmer's car for a ride. Hear <em>Moo!</em> being read by guest readers and enjoy activities and a special treat.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
5:00 PM
Stop in for confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business. Call 952-891-0360 to register.
Heritage Conference Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Tablet Basics
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
6:00 PM
Learn the basics of your Android, iPad, Kindle Fire or Nook tablet as well as ways to customize your device and install apps. Bring your tablet. <em>Prerequisite: None.</em> Registration required.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Legos and Duplos at the Library
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
6:00 PM
Get your kids' imaginations working by exploring the many things they can create with Legos and Duplos. Ages: 2-12.
Storytime Room
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax prepartaion help for low income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call Burnhaven Library (952) 891-0300 to register.
Burnhaven Meeting Room
DCL at Burnsville (Burnhaven)
AARP Tax-Aide
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:00 AM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Walk-in assistance, first-come first-served.
Galaxie Meeting Room (L139)
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Sing, Play Learn! Rain Makes Music
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music<br>specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Registration required. Ages: 0-5.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)
Hippity Hoppity Storytime
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Join us for a storytime, songs and a craft to celebrate&nbsp;this special time of year. Ages: 0-6.
Inver Glen Meeting Room
DCL at Inver Grove Heights (Inver Glen)
Paint on Canvas: Pop Art
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Use bright colors to draw and paint popular symbols to create a marvelous masterpiece inspired by Jim Dine and Peter Max. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5-14.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Storytime for Babies
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Storytime for All Ages
Thursday, April 02, 2015
10:30 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
Robert Trail Meeting Room
DCL at Rosemount (Robert Trail)
Heritage Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, April 02, 2015
12:30 PM
Held the first Thursday of each month. Please refer to <a href="http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza">http://tinyurl.com/mtwopza</a> for this month's selection.
Heritage Meeting Room
DCL at Lakeville (Heritage)
Free Divorce Clinic
Thursday, April 02, 2015
1:00 PM
Get help with divorce paperwork using Minnesota I-Can. Presented by the Dakota County Law Library, Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and volunteer attorneys and law students. Registration required. Call 952-431-3200.
Galaxie Computer Lab
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
Protect Your Online Privacy
Thursday, April 02, 2015
2:00 PM
From social media to search engines and email to online purchasing - modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. Discover the tools and techniques you can use to protect your privacy, browse anonymously and encrypt information. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Pleasant Hill Meeting Room
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Button Box
Thursday, April 02, 2015
2:00 PM
Dig in to your button stash and learn a handful of ways to make jewelry and wearable art using vintage buttons. Learn techniques for stacking and attaching buttons to show off your favorites. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required. Ages: 9-12.<br><br>Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
Farmington Meeting Room
DCL at Farmington
Drop-in E-book Sessions
Thursday, April 02, 2015
6:00 PM
Drop in and get help downloading e-books to your device for free at the Library. NO registration necessary.
DCL at Apple Valley (Galaxie)
LeDuc History Book Group
Thursday, April 02, 2015
6:30 PM
A book group for history lovers. Meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This is a partnership between the Pleasant Hill Library and Dakota County Historical Society. For more information please call 651-438-0200. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/kjqug98 for this month's selection. Location Note: This group meets at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings.
DCL at Hastings (Pleasant Hill)
Poetry Panel
Thursday, April 02, 2015
7:00 PM
Celebrate National Poetry Month with poet Matt Rasmussen, author of Minnesota Book Award winning book <em>Black Aperture</em>, and join the discussion on the elements of poetry and writing.
Wescott Meeting Room (Lower Level)
DCL at Eagan (Wescott)

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