Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. for Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery. Slither into the world of reptiles by meeting several species that call Minnesota home! From diet to habitat and behavior, with plenty of fun facts in-between, attendees will learn what makes our cold-blooded friends so unique in this engaging program. Kids and adults are welcome to touch (and even hold) the ambassador animals for a truly hands-on experience! Read more about Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery
Arts & Performance
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in February through November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. (Note: January's meeting is on the 5th Wednesday.) Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome.
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Mystery Book Club
Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 and 6:00 PM. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft! Teens ages 12-18 are welcome. Our DIY projects for the winter and spring are:
January 28 - Stained Glass Jars
February 11 - Pom-poms
February 25 - Fuse Beads
March 10 - Rubber Band Shooter
March 24 - Buttons
April 14 - Pom-pom Coaster or Braided Sprial Coaster
April 28 - Watercoloring
May 12 - Scrunchies
May 26 - Popsockets Read more about Teen Drop-in DIY
Join us at Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Saturday Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs, puppets and more designed to enhance your child's literacy skills!
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Second Saturday Storytime
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd Thursday of each month through May at 4:30 p.m. to be the first to read the newest titles as a participant of the new Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group! Want the scoop on new releases and upcoming books? Choose from a selection of Middle Reader ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies), read your book, then come back each month to discuss and share it in a no-pressure environment! Everyone will get a chance to talk about what they enjoyed (or didn’t!) from our ARC collection. Read more about Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group
Join families and meet new friends during Preschool Drop-in Playtime at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:50 - 11:30 a.m. Enjoy this dedicated time and space to play alongside your young child in an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Program is free and no registration required. Read more about Preschool Drop-in Play
Stillwater Public Library is pleased to present the St. Croix Valley Rug Hookers showing in the gallery in January and February. The reception will be on Sunday, January 12, from 2:00- 4:00 PM.
The Stillwater Public Library Gallery is free and open to the public during regular library hours. Read more about Gallery Reception: St. Croix Valley Rug Hookers
Join author Sarah Hanley at the Maple Grove Library for a discussion about her novel Matka. Based on the true story of Hanley’s grandmother during and after World War 2, Hanley will discuss how the book was developed and how her grandmother’s experiences have influenced today and the future. 612.543.6450 Read more about Author Talk with Sarah Hanley
For this annual open house, the American Swedish Institute opens its museum doors for free to the public. Whether you’re seeing the mansion for the first time or are a longstanding member of the museum, come to enjoy live entertainment, bonfires and holiday themed crafts. All ages. 612.871.4907 Read more about Neighborhood Open House: American Swedish Institute
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through April from 10:15 - 10:50 a.m. for Preschool Storytime. Come to see the beloved puppet, Baby Bear, who always has a letter to help us figure out what our storytime is about that day. There will be singing, talking, reading, writing and playing at this storytime for preschoolers with their parents and caregivers. Read more about Preschool Storytime