Education & Community

Play & Learn: Block Party

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, April 26 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm for Play & Learn: Block Party. Come play, build, and learn together at a block party - library style! We’ll have a construction-themed storytime followed by open play with a variety of blocks. Ages 0-6.

Program is free and no registration required.

Book Discussion: Into the Beautiful North

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, April 21 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm for a discussion of the 2018 NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley book selection: Into the Beautiful North, by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Program is free and no registration is necessary. 

Green Card Voices Panel Discussion

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Monday, April 16 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm for Green Card Voices Panel Discussion. Green Card Voices Executive Director Tea Rozman-Clark will moderate a panel of three immigrant speakers, each from a different continent. The panel will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Ms. Rozman-Clark. Join us for these amazing first-person stories and check out the exhibit. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

Immigration in Minnesota

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm for Immigration in Minnesota. Presented by the Department of Human Services Resettlement Program Office, this training covers the basics of the refugee journey from the refugee camp through the extensive security vetting process to U.S. arrival. The presentation clarifies the legal definition of who is eligible to have refugee status, describes the Refugee Admissions System, the role of resettlement agencies, the community and the State of Minnesota.

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.

Springtime in Paris Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

Introduction to Screenwriting

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, February 15 and Thursday, February 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for Introduction to Screenwriting.
Come to this two part introductory screenwriting class to learn about
dialogue, scene, and rising action. Learn about script styles, craft
elements, and jumpstart your script. 

A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories (Grades 4-7)

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM for A Kid’s Guide to Writing Short Stories. Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags? Then join us and explore different ways to come up with story ideas, and then shape them into engaging, fun stories - complete with characters, plot, and setting - that you can share with all your friends! This class is for children in grades 4-7.

Moving Target Mystery Book Club

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month (January-November) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm for our popular mystery readers club, the Moving Target 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.  

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