Education & Community

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.

Summer Concerts on the Terrace

Bring your friends and family and join us for Stillwater Public Library's FREE summer concert series outside on the terrace. Enjoy great music and soak in the beautiful views of scenic Stillwater and the St. Croix River.

Ann Reed: Thursday, June 13 at 6 PM
Songwriter, singer, guitarist Ann Reed has been performing for more than 35 years, storytelling from the human experience with songs that find a permanent place in the heart. Some of her songs and stories might end up closer to your funny bone — a little irreverence never hurt anyone.

Afton 4th of July Parade and Celebration

Our annual parade is a fun time for the whole family. With engaging entertainment and activities for children, it is a great place to celebrate the 4th of July. After the parade join us in the park for food and beverages. Trolleys will be provided to help transport people.

Stillwater LEGO Build

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the third Tuesday in June and July from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. for LEGO Build. Come to the library and attempt some LEGO challenges! Creations will be on display in the stairwell glass display case. 

Program is free and no registration required.

Art Cart

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00-7:30 p.m. for Art Cart. In addition to being fun, making things with your hands benefits child development, especially fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Each week, we'll provide supplies and a suggested project that you can make with your child. There will also be coloring sheets. This self paced activity for you to enjoy with your child(ren) will be set up in the storytime room.

Program is free and no registration required.

Teens Teach STEM to Kids!

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays in June and July from 1:00 - 2:00pm for Teens Teach STEM to Kids! Each week, a short STEM activity will be led by trained teen volunteers at 1:00pm and repeated at 1:30pm, if necessary. Activities are best for ages 6-10. No late starts.

Program is free and registration is not required, but space is limited. These programs are in partnership with Bayport Library where similar activities will be offered weekly on Tuesdays.

Lumberjack Days

Join in on this 85th anniversary celebration of history in the birthplace of Minnesota. Enjoy a parade, live music, a downhill derby and lumberjack shows during this festive 3-day local event.

Hudson Booster Days

Hudson’s annual Independence Day celebration lasts all weekend with carnival rides and games, a parade (Saturday at 11 a.m.), live music, food and fireworks (Friday at dusk). Carnival begins Thursday 5 p.m.-close, Friday events are 1 p.m.-close, Saturday events are 12:30 p.m.-close, Sunday events are 10 a.m.-noon.

Midsommar Dag

From the organizers: "Midsommar Dag is the most important holiday of the year and one of the most uniquely Swedish in the way it is celebrated. The Majstang (the Swedish version of a Maypole) is decorated with greens and flowers then raised in the center of town. Traditional Swedish music and dances celebrate the long days of summer!"

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