Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Literature into Film Book Club

April 30, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel. Book and Film to be discussed: One Day by David Nicholls   Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow th...

Homework Help

April 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Family Dance Party

April 30, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun!

Science Storytime

May 1, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Join us for 30 minutes of stories and fingerplays based on a science theme, with hands-on activities after storytime. Science fun for you and your 3-5 year-old child! ...

Digital Drop In

May 1, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

Mad Science Club

May 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6)
Program Type: Creative
Event Description:
Join your fellow mad scientists as we transform the auditorium into a laboratory for hands-on science fun! ...

Drop in for Career Counseling

May 1, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Wellness Corner
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Wellness
Event Description:
Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed. The Career Corner is on the second floor, in the southwest corner.

Homework Help

May 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

An Hour to Kill

May 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:
Calling all true crime fans, murderinos, and internet sleuths! Join us for a meet up to discuss true crime past and present. ...

Baby Time

May 2, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for the little ones (birth to 18 months).

Toddler Time

May 2, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Toddler Time

May 2, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Description:
Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Digital Drop In

May 2, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

q club

May 2, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQIA teens and allies ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Italian Conversation Group

May 2, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study Large
Age Group: Adults
Event Description:
Practice your Italian conversation skills with other Italian language learners.  Best for those at an intermediate level.   ...

Homework Help

May 2, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Genderqueer/ Gender Nonbinary Meet Up

May 2, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Social Gathering
Event Description:

This group, hosted by Southern Minnesota Transgender Support, provides a safe place for nonbinary and genderqueer identified people 18+ who live in southeastern Minnesota to talk, share resources, and build community. 

Improv Jam

May 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Join a group of intermediate to advanced improv actors as we develop improv skills through games and exercises.

Foraging Meet Up

May 4, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us at Quarry Hill Nature Center to discuss edible plants and foraging.  In the event of bad weather we will meet at the library in Meeting Room B. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Crafternoon

May 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Music Area
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
Join us for some social craft time at Crafternoon!  Bring your own knitting, crochet, cross stitch, or other portable craft project and join other crafters for conversation and inspiration. ...

Sunday Homework Help

May 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!

Origami Club

May 5, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Group Study
Age Group: School Age (grades K-6), Teens (grades 7-12), Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Creative, Learning, Social Gathering
Event Description:

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 1 hour each month. Whether you are a beginner or a master folder, all are welcome. 

Digital Drop In

May 6, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Librarians are available to answer BASIC questions about computers (e-mail, internet, digital photos, etc.), smart phones, tablets and library eBooks. They may also give assistance with online job applications or starting a resume. No signup needed for attending this class.

TeenScape Mondays

May 6, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teenscape
Age Group: Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Creative, Social Gathering
Event Description:
 Play games, make art, color, build a puzzle - something different is happening every Monday! ...

Disclaimer(s)

These programs are for teens in grades 7-12.

Homework Help

May 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Youth, School Age (grades K-6), Tweens (grades 4-6), Teens (grades 7-12)
Program Type: Learning
Event Description:

Got homework? Don't stress! Let our volunteer tutors help!