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Artsy Baby

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Have you seen a cute baby art project on Pinterest and wanted to do it with your baby but never have the time? Come join us for fun, crafts, playtime and company. We will have three Pinterest-inspired stations for creating baby art! 

Registration is required and space is limited, to limit the chaos! Paint will be involved. It should be contained, but just in case, don’t wear your Sunday best. For babies 4 months to 2 years.
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Super Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Read Aloud Room
A craft or other activity expands Preschool Storytime into Super Storytime! Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children preschool through kindergarten age and caregivers. Siblings are always welcome!
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Brodini Comedy Magic

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Join us at Hardwood Creek Library for the Brodini Comedy Magic Show. Brodini’s hilarious, engaging, over-the-top comedy magic show is for the whole family! Recommended for ages 3 and up. No registration required.
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Third Tuesday Night Adult Book Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
No advance signup necessary. Just read the book, come and discuss! Titles selected for discussion on this date and for other Library book clubs can be found on the library website:  https://www.washcolib.org/224/Book-Clubs
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Baby Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
For children up to 24 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, toys, and books.
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Toddler 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 toddler age children with caregivers. Siblings are always welcome!
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Super Teen Hang Out

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
Come destroy stuff at the library! We'll have all kinds of things to take apart at the Hardwood Creek Library on July 18 at 3 p.m. See what's inside computers, calculators, speakers and more. For ages 12 to 18, no registration required.
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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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Third Thursday Night Adult Book Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
No advance signup necessary. Just read the book, come and discuss! The title selected for discussion on this date can be found on the library's Book Club webpage under the "Third Thursday Book Club" heading under the Hardwood Creek tab.
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Let's Make Stuff! Folded Book Art

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Conference Room L14
Turn old books into works of art, just by folding pages, in this workshop at Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake! 

Let's Make Stuff is a creative class for adults. Join us every third Friday of the month to get crafty and learn something new. Each month we will feature a different project. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited. Please register online, at the Information Desk, or call 651-275-7300.
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Pop Bottle Rockets

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rocket
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Combine pop bottles, air and water to make a rocket, then test it to see just how far it can go at the Hardwood Creek Library at 10:30 a.m. on July 21. For more information, call 651-275-7300 or visit the library. For ages 10-14. All supplies provided. Registration is required. 
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Life Reinvented, Part I & II

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Computer Lab

Are you considering changing careers? Career assessments can identify a career that's right for you and what you need to do to break into the field of your choice. This workshop is taught by Job Service at held at Hardwood Creek Library. Part I will take place in a classroom setting. Part II will take place in the Hardwood Creek Library Computer Lab.

To register, go to: https://bit.ly/2Lz57TZ

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Critter Camp Drop Off

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Childrens Area
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for a week of camping. Your critter friend will have fun and maybe get into a little mischief! Pick up your critter on Tuesday, July 31, at 2 p.m. and join us for a special program of songs and games and find out what your critter did at summer camp. For children ages 3-7. Registration required.
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Super Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Read Aloud Room
A craft or other activity expands Preschool Storytime into Super Storytime! Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children preschool through kindergarten age and caregivers. Siblings are always welcome!
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Baby Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
For children up to 24 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, toys, and books.
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Toddler 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 toddler age children with caregivers. Siblings are always welcome!
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Minnesota Book Club

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Minnesota
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
This monthly book club reads and discusses books set in Minnesota or books written by Minnesota authors. No registration required. We meet in the reading loft of the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome!

Find the book club selections for 2018 on WashCoLib.org
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Teen Hang Out

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
Teens, come hang out in the Reading Loft and play some video games! Occasionally there will be crafts or projects, and there will almost always be snacks. 

Teens are always welcome to come up and do homework as well.
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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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Middle School Book Club

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Reading Loft
Come join us for fun, discussion, friendship, and laughs at Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake on the fourth Thursday of every month! We'll talk creatively about the book while doing an activity and having a snack. Stop at the library to pick up a copy of the book or request it yourself through our catalog! No registration required, held the fourth Thursday of every month.
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Harry Potter Escape Room

2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Conference Room L14
Put what you learned at Hogwarts to the test at our Harry Potter Escape Room at Hardwood Creek Library! You and your team will only have 30 minutes to get out of a crazy professor's office before it's too late. You'll need your puzzle-solving skills, a couple of friends, and a bit of magic to get out.

Registration is required, please see or call Hardwood Creek Library to register.
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Legos & Blocks: Hardwood Creek Library

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Bring your imagination to the library and engineer your dreams! This is a summer fun event, no registration required. LEGOs for children 5+ and blocks for younger engineers. Drop in and leave at any time. This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with LEGO Group. Held in the meeting room at the back of the children's area, room 1203/1204.
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Super Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Read Aloud Room
A craft or other activity expands Preschool Storytime into Super Storytime! Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children preschool through kindergarten age and caregivers. Siblings are always welcome!
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Critter Camp Pick up Party

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
Pick up your critter after a week at Critter Camp! Join us for a special program of songs and games, then learn what your critter did throughout the week! Limited to Critter Owners who registered for Critter Camp Drop Off on July 24
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Baby Storytime: Hardwood Creek Library

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Hardwood Creek Library
Meeting Room 1203 & 1204
For children up to 24 months and their caregivers. Enjoy rhymes, songs, toys, and books.
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