Education & Community

Words That Attract

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Friday, September 27 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for Words That Attract. Work with an artist to create magnetic poetry word strips that adhere to any steel surface like a refrigerator, school locker or magnetic board. Then design and decorate a box that contains your magnetic poetry word strips. These handmade magnetic poetry kits make terrific gifts!

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.

 

Family Storytime: Stillwater Public Library

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their families or caregivers.

Program is free and no registration is required.

Brick Party

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party.  For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month.

Drop-in DIY for Teens

Teens, drop in for some DIY fun at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month between 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. There will be supplies available for you to create a fun craft. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome! Our DIY projects for the fall are:

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.

Minneapolis Monarch Festival

Celebrate the annual great migration of the monarchs from Minnesota to Mexico at Lake Nokomis this fall. Break out your best orange and black to walk in the costume parade or learn more about these incredible butterflies by tagging and releasing your own. You can explore the butterfly naturescape by the lake and even find out how you can help to protect the species in the future.

Minneapolis Greek Festival

Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation.

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

Post-It Note Art for Teens

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 anytime between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for Post-It Note Art for Teens. Help transform the Teen Library Space from blah to WOW with some Post-It Note Art! You decide on the design (bring your own or use one we already have) to create and then, ready… set… post away! Ages 12-18.

Program is free and no registration necessary. 

Circus Manduhai

Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. for Circus Manduhai. Come watch this amazing Mongolian family circus featuring acrobatics, juggling, balancing, hula hoops and more! 

Free admission and no registration necessary. This program is made possible in part with support from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy).

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