For the Kids

Harry Potter's Birthday Celebration

Come to the Stillwater Library on Wednesday, July 31 to celebrate the Harry Potter book series. Activities for youth will take place through out the library from 1:30-5:00 p.m. The Ministry of Magic strongly encourages your presence at this celebration of the Boy Who Lived. Watch for more details but there will be photo-ops, costume contests, crafts, sorting house activities, trivia, butterbeer tasting, HP board games, displays, and a mandrake scavenger hunt.

Everything is free and open to the public.  Read more about Harry Potter's Birthday Celebration

Mad Science presents Che-Mystery aka "Harry Potter science class"

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m. for "Che-Mystery" with Mad Science of MN. Eliminate the mystery in chemistry! Learn the difference between physical and chemical reactions. Watch chemicals react to make colors appear and disappear. Learn how crystals grow. See Styrofoam sizzle away in seconds! Take the lab home with your own Dynamic Dish.  Ages 6-12.  Read more about Mad Science presents Che-Mystery aka "Harry Potter science class"

Snake Discovery

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. for 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!

Program is free and no registration required. Read more about Snake Discovery

Minnesota Reptile Show

Unleash your cold blooded side and marvel at reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, chameleons, geckos, dragons and more. Gawk at small exotic mammals, such as sugar gliders, and hedgehogs or browse through various animal vendors for the latest food, cages and toys for your next pet. Read more about Minnesota Reptile Show

Movie Day: Viewer's Choice

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. for Movie Day!  Beat the heat and enjoy the a/c at the library where we'll be showing a yet-to-be-determined movie. We'll collect votes for which movie is shown: "The Book of Life" vs. "Because of Winn-Dixie". Voting begins in June.

Movie is free and no registration required. Read more about Movie Day: Viewer's Choice

Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6)

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Monday, July 15 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6). Inspired by colorful textiles from the country of Ghana in Africa we will weave many bright-colored papers into a black paper “loom”. We will then draw fun designs inspired by Kente cloth onto the colorful squares creating our own beautiful patterned placemat. This workshop is for children in K-6th grade. Read more about Woven Paper Kente Cloth (art for K-6)

"I Survived the Shark Attacks" Book Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. for a fun, activity filled hour based on the book, "I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916" by Lauren Tarshis. This program is best enjoyed by those familiar with the book. More details to be announced! Geared toward kids ages 7-10 years old.

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 "I Survived the Shark Attacks" Book Party

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, July 13 at 10:30 a.m. for Apollo 11 50th Anniversary. With the 50th Anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the 1st person to set foot on the Moon quickly approaching (July 2019), this program presents some of the history, the vehicles, the mission, and what was learned during the historic Apollo missions.

Free and no registration is required.  This program is courtesy of Space St. Croix in Hudson, WI. Read more about Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

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