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Mahtomedi Area Youth Art Show

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Wildwood Library

Attention all aspiring young artists! Share your art work with the community in our Mahtomedi Area Youth Art Show at Wildwood Library. One item per person. Ages 5-18. Registration begins May 15. Applications available in the library or at  https://www.washcolib.org/DocumentCenter/View/598

 

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Marine Summer Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Marine Community Library
Location: Gammelgarden, 20880 Olinda Trail N, Scandia, MN 55073

Join us for our summer storytimes! All ages welcome, but stories are targeted to preschool-aged kids.

FREE! 

No RSVP is required.

Library contact: Sue Logan 651-433-0007

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Family Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Childrens Area
Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For all children and their families or caregivers.
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Preschool Storytime:Stafford Library

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
R.H. Stafford Library
Kid's Space
For children preschool through kindergarten age & their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.
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Explore Engineering: Bridge Building

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Do you enjoying challenges and creative thinking? Then join us weekly for three weeks to Explore Engineering! Washington County 4-H will lead us through a different engineering challenge every week. This week we'll get hands-on to build bridges with different materials. Ages 8-12. Registration required.
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Bruce the Bug Guy at Wildwood Library

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Wildwood Library
Meeting Room
Bruce the Bug Guy will present a lively, hands-on program about insects (Hissing roaches, Giant Silk moths) and related arthropods (spiders, scorpions, millipedes). LIVE critters and other fun props give the audience a unique opportunity to experience these fascinating creatures in a close-up, interactive manner. All ages. No registration.
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Outer Space Drawing Lesson

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Valley Library
Branch
Come join us while we explore the universe. In this fun lesson, you'll learn how to draw a rocket and planets. You will use chalk pastels to create a cool, bright special effect that makes your art stand out. Ages 5-12.
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Teenscape: T-Shirt Yarn Bowl

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
R.H. Stafford Library
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
Beat summer boredom every Thursday at Teenscape! This week, use old T-shirts to create a yarn bowl.

Ages 12-18, registration required.
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Dog Gone Reading with Willow

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wildwood Library
In-house Activity
Children grades K-7 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading with a certified therapy dog and its trainer. Sign up at the Information Desk or call 651-426-2042 for a 15 minute appointment.
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Book Club: Valley Library

5:00 PM - 5:55 PM
Valley Library
Branch
The group that gathers will discuss the book "Say you're one of them" by Uwem Akpan. Visit Valley Library to pick up a copy of the book. Just read the book, come and discuss. Open to all.
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Game On!: A Game Night for Adults

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oakdale Library
Meeting Room
Come play table top games with fellow game enthusiasts! The library will provide games ranging from Uno and Connect Four to Splendor and Carcassonne, or you can bring your own to share. 
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How to Start a Personal or Business Blog

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203

In today's world, blogs have become a centerpiece of communication ranging from how-tos, business best practices, personal stories, and beyond.  This class shares the tools to get you started no matter what your blogging goals! Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Computer Lab!

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Ralph's World LIVE!

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Ralph's World Live!
Stillwater Public Library
Weddings/Events
Ralph’s World is the mega-fun musical planet where kids rock rock rock and dance dance dance to songs like "Drivin' In My Car".  Young fans will enjoy activity and dancing songs, along with pure silliness.

This program was funded by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.
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Teen Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Park Grove Library
Small Meeting Room
Teens, 11-17, will work on a fun craft and/or art project. Laptops, Nintendo Wii and an iPad will also be available.
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Big Truck Day at Hardwood Creek Library

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
In-house Activity
Visit and view a collection of large vehicles, including an ice cream truck and a fire truck! Entertainment will be provided by the Teddy Bear Band in the parking lot to the east of the library (Transit Parking lot). No registration required. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Ralph's World Live!

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
R.H. Stafford Library
Central Park Amphitheater
Ralph’s World is the mega-fun musical planet where kids rock rock rock and dance dance dance to songs like "Drivin in my car".  Young fans will enjoy activity and dancing songs, along with pure silliness.
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Alan Johnson: Comedy Juggler

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Park Grove Library
Large Meeting Room
Through a fast-paced comedy show that combines magic, balloons, audience participation, and tons of juggling, Alan’s show is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.
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Zen Tangles with the Artistry

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
R.H. Stafford Library
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
The concept of Zentangle is a way to practice focus and meditation through drawing repetitive lines, marks, circles, and shapes. Patterns, called tangles, are chosen from the vast collection and from imagination. Students will discuss and look at examples of Zentangle art and participate in various skill lessons and activities. Each student will leave with a Zentangle packet to take home for future work and meditation in addition to the work they created in class.
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Dino Dig

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wildwood Library
Meeting Room
Calling all little paleontologists! Hear dinosaur stories and rhymes and then participate in STEM related activities such as a dinosaur dig, creating dinosaur fossils, and discover how long a dinosaur's foot really was! Ages 1-5. Registration required. 
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Park Grove Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Park Grove Library
Large Meeting Room
For children ages 2-3 years old & their caregivers. Stories, songs & fingerplays will be used to help encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome. Storytime will be followed by open play time.
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Play & Learn Storytime: Block Party

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oakdale Library
Meeting Room
Come play, build, and learn together at a block party - library style! We’ll have a construction-themed storytime followed by open play with a variety of blocks. Ages 0-6. No registration required.
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Preschool Storytime:Stafford Library

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
R.H. Stafford Library
Kid's Space
For children preschool through kindergarten age & their caregivers. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.
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STEAM Storytime : Preschool Science Lab

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Valley Library
Branch
Explore, learn and play through various hands-on experiments! Experiments will include Fizzing Colors, Tactile Balloons and Glitter Slime. Ages 3-8.
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Game Design with Scratch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wildwood Library
Meeting Room
Create your own video games! Design and program your own video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games. No previous computer experience is necessary.  This is a 3-day camp (June 12, 19, 26).  Ages 9-14. 

MUST BE REGISTERED FOR PART 1 (JUNE 12) TO ATTEND. 
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4-H at the Library:LEGO Coding

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
R.H. Stafford Library
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
Join Washington County 4-H as we learn coding or computer programming using LEGOS!
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