Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, November 9 at 10:30 a.m. for Wild Things Masks! This class will use Maurice Sendak’s book Where the Wild Things Are as inspiration for making wearable 3-dimensional creature masks. Kids will learn how to realistically draw fur, feathers, scales and other textures to combine the features of various animals into one fantastic and terrifying Wild Thing! Recommended for students in grades K-6. Read more about Wild Things Masks! (K-6)
Arts & Performance
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, November 2 at 10:30 a.m. for Creative Writing Sampler. Not sure if you’re a poet, a novelist, or a memoirist? Come and sample poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by exploring craft techniques common to all three and experimenting with each through creative writing exercises. Presented by The Loft Literary Center.
Program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Loft Class: Creative Writing Sampler
Back at the Ordway after last year’s sell-out performance, comedian and Duluth native Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. She is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show. Read more about Maria Bamford
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Read more about Okee Dokee Brothers
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage — note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as “the world’s best musicians,” Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in performing arts centers across North America. Read more about Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Friday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. for Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos-Wire and Clay Sculptures. Learn about the cultural significance of Day of the Dead or All Souls Day. Work with an artist to create a colorful wire and clay skeleton, a reminder that the holiday is a time to recall special ancestors who have passed away.
Program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos-Wire and Clay Sculptures
Join families and meet new friends during Family Drop-in Play time at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.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 Family Drop-in Play
Book lovers and bargain hunters are in for a treat when the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library host their Annual Fall Used Book Sale on November 6-9, 2019. The Book Sale is the Friends' most important fundraiser, and proceeds go to support the materials and programs at the library.
A preview sale will be offered to members of the Friends group only on Wednesday, November 6 from 5–7:30 PM. Not a member? Join at the door. Read more about Friends Fall Book Sale
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 26 at 10:30 a.m. for Bullet Journaling - Beginners Workshop for TeensBullet Journaling - Beginners Workshop for Teens. What is bullet journaling anyway? Is it a journal or a to-do list? Learn the basics to Bullet journaling, the analog method for the digital age created by Ryder Carroll that will help you track the past, order the present, and design your future using both creativity and structure. Read more about Bullet Journaling - Beginners Workshop for Teens
Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m. Read more about Divine Light by VocalEssence