Education & Community

Book Buddies Read Aloud (Grades K-2)

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the third Monday each month at 5:00 p.m. for the new program series Book Buddies Read Aloud. Book Buddies is a youth literacy program for children from Kindergarten to Second Grade. Guest readers, Buddies, may be members of the Teen Advisory Board or other community volunteers. A librarian will supervise the program. Following about 20 minutes (with wiggle breaks) where the buddy will read aloud to attendees, there will be a short discussion and a craft or activity that ties into the book.

Aliens Attack! Ages 8-12

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, March 13 at 1:00 PM for Aliens Attack! Attention, Earthlings! Aliens have invaded the library and you are invited to join the fun. Make your own alien spaceship, learn how to navigate an asteroid field, make some alien slime, and participate in other games and activities that are out of this world! This activity is for kids ages 8-12. 

Program is free, but requires registration. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at

Torn Paper Lions - Collage Art for Kids

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 9 at 1:00 PM for Torn Paper Lions - Collage Art for Kids. "March comes in like a LION..." so why not make a lion drawing and collage with recycled paper? Learn to draw a lion face then color it with bold neon oil pastels. Cut out the face and set aside while you tear lots of colorful magazine pages into long strips for a beautiful mane! This art workshop is for children in grades K-5.

Stillwater Second Saturday - Family Storytime

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Second Saturday - Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs, movement, and more all designed to enhance your child's literacy skills. These are geared toward families with young children of all ages.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

Teen Group Study

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library the second and fourth Mondays in February and March between 4-6 p.m. for Teen Group Study. The teen space and teen meeting room will be reserved for teen use during these times. Access computers, online resources & homework help.

Program is free and no registration is neceessary. 


Education in Society with Katherine Kersten

Liberty Classical Academy of White Bear Lake will be hosting Katherine Kersten, Senior Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 pm for their Education in Society event. The night will open with an interview by Headmaster Rebekah Hagstrom and Katherine on the topic of Confusion in the Classroom: How Racial Equity Policies are Shaping Today's Schools.

A panel of local public school teachers will then present their experiences with racial equity training, followed by a time of open Q&A.

PAWS to Read with Bella

Did you know the library is one place your child can build confidence reading to a furry friend? Join us at the Stillwater Public Library for PAWS to Read with Bella, usually scheduled for the second and fourth Mondays of each month between 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Bella, a Golden Retriever, is a Certified Therapy dog, and she loves when kids read to her. This program is geared toward kids ages 7-12.

Program is free, but registration is required. Call 651-275-4338 or stop by the Public Services Desk to register for a 15 minute time slot.

Art Cart

Join us at the 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.


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