Education & Community

Mystery Book Club

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in February - November for our popular mystery readers club, the Mystery Book Club. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary. 

Valentine's Day Speed Dating at Afton


Popular Chairlift Speed Dating event returns to Afton Alps just in time for Valentine’s Day -- February 10!

WHY: Experts say one of the best ways to find romance is to look for it in areas of shared interest and activity. Where better to find a possible future partner than on a chairlift at Afton Alps?

Winter Constellations in the Show-Dome

Take some time to look up this Saturday, as this event teaches about the constellations visible in the winter months. Make a star wheel you can take home with you to help you find even more constellations throughout the year. Ages 5+ with an adult. Free. 3-3:45 p.m. Penn Lake Library, 612.543.5669.

Work of Art: Recordkeeping for Artists

This program teaches you how to track revenues and expenses, make projections and more to help you make your artistic ventures financially successful ones. This event is put on in collaboration with Springboard for the Arts and Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Adults. Free. 2-4:30 p.m. 612.543.5669

Divorce Workshop

Second Saturday offers non-biased financial, emotional and legal advice from qualified local professionals to help people survive the divorce process and move forward with confidence toward a new life. This workshop is designed to help individuals take the next step, no matter where they are in the process of untying the knot. Second Saturday deals with the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way.  Second Saturday is a national program created by 

Liberty Classical Academy Winter Open House

Discover Liberty at our Winter Open House!

At Liberty Classical, we are building students, thinkers, dreamers, artists, and leaders. We are giving students skills to adapt and succeed—and we envision even more. To truly make a difference, students need a broad and deep education that teaches them to think critically…to solve problems ethically…to live with integrity.

It’s what sets Liberty apart: powerful PreK - 12 academics paired with heart-shaping Christian values.

It's how we’re Building Lives that Inspire.

Life on the International Space Station - What's it like?

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 16 at 10:30 am for Life on the International Space Station - What's it like? How do astronauts get to and from the ISS? What do they do there? How long do they stay? What do they eat? All of these questions and more will be answered in this informative session about the science and research conducted largest structure ever assembled in space.  Audience: Children grades K-6, teens, and adults

Discover your Roots: Introduction to Genealogy Research at the Library

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 9 at 1:00 pm for Discover your Roots: Introduction to Genealogy Research at the Library. Learn how to get the most out of (Library edition) when conducting genealogy research. Explore the vast, free resources available online. Experience personalized ways to uncover information.

Gnome Sweet Gnome

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m. for Gnome Sweet Gnome. Take your gnome friend with you, wherever you may go. Using a simple pattern, cut out and hand-sew an outfit to match your gnome’s personality. You’ll never be bored with your gnome friend by your side. Presented by the Textile 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 

Toddler & Preschool Drive-In Movie

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, January 17 at 10:15am for Toddler & Preschool Drive-In Movie. Ready for a Drive-In Movie?  Bring a box that your child can sit in. We will have craft supplies on hand to rev-up your child’s “car”!  We will have a small supply of boxes on hand so don’t let not having one stop you from joining us. We will enjoy popcorn and a video of Mo Willem’s “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!”.  Get in gear and drive on over! Ages 2-5.


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