Education & Community

Mad Science: Planets & Moons - NASA Workshop

Join Mad Schience of Minnesota at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for Planets & Moons – NASA Workshop
presented by Mad Science of Minnesota.  Explore the farthest reaches of
our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this “mad” planetary
tour! Learn about the planets and how they stack up. Learn how
scientists use gravity to slingshot space probes deep into outer
spacewith your take home project the Gravity Assisted Launcher.

Library After Dark for TEENS - CLUE Party

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm for another Library After Dark mystery.  Once the library is closed we re-open our doors at 6pm for teens for food, intrigue and fun. Put on your detective hat and solve this clue inspired puzzle or just hang out and have some pizza. This is a teen only event. 

Finals Cram Session for Teens

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, January 10, 2018  from 4:00 - 8:00 pm for Finals Cram Session for Teens. Find a quiet space to study or take a well-deserved break the evening before SAHS final exams. We’ll supply snacks, study resources and stress relief.

Program is free and no registration needed - just come on over!

String Art Stationary

Join the Stillwater Public Library on Friday, October 20 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for String Art Stationary.  Ditch
the run-of-the-mill cards and wow your friends and family with unique
stationary of your own creation. Using a needle and thread, create
mesmerizing shapes and patterns; perfect for all of your special
holidays.

BOOK LAUNCH: Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill

Join us on Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 pm at the Stillwater Public Library after you are done watching the pumpkins get weighed at Harvest Fest, to help us celebrate Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill.  This is a new book set in Stillwater during Harvest Fest! What do giant pumpkins, tap dancing, cellos, a table saw, Charlotte’s Web, and J.S. Bach have in common? Join us to make the connections! Author Melanie Heuiser Hill will welcome you with music, food, and readings ... the very best kind of book celebration!

Magician Michael Madden

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, June 15 from 10:30 - 11:00 am for Magician Michael Madden.  Get kids excited about reading. Abradadrabra! The Magic of Reading Magic Show is an interactive and engaging show featuring comedy and audience participation. Hear about the benefits of reading and using the library while being thoroughly amazed. This is one show that audiences of all ages will enjoy. Check out maddenmagic.com for more information. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.  Program funded, in part, by MELSA.

All About Therapy Horses - with miniature horses!

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm for All About Therapy Horses - with miniature horses!  Do you like horses?  How about mini horses?  Come and learn about taking care of horses with visiting certified therapy miniature horses. We'll pass around samples of the different things horses eat. Then we'll share a story. After that we'll horse around with some fun activities. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.  

Teen Escape Room! at Stillwater

Join us on Friday, May 26 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm at the Stillwater Public Library for Teen Escape Room! at Stillwater.  Puzzles, mystery, a darkened library, a time limit, and the ominous feeling that someone just might be looking over your shoulder? Yes, please!  You'll work in two teams to solve puzzles and then put your answers together to escape in under 60 minutes!

Come at 4:50 pm to get in before the doors are locked. Muahahaha!  Come to the gallery hallway outside the large meeting rooms. 

Detective Science with Mad Science of Minnesota

Second (STEM) Saturday!
Detective Science (registration required)
Join us on Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the Stillwater Public Library for Mad Science of MN in the crime lab! Discover how science is used to solve crimes. Watch as the classroom is transformed into a crime lab for this exciting exploration of the fundamentals of forensics. Take home your very own Personal Profile Kit. It’s so much fun, it’s criminal! Geared toward kids ages 6-10 years.

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