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Travelogue: Add Birding to Your Travel Fun

Looking for a challenge or just a new way to get involved in nature? The Minnesota Global Birders will share tips about how to make birding part of your vacation and what you might get to see at destinations around the world.

Stillwater LEGO Build

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the third Tuesday in April and May from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for LEGO Build. Come to the library and attempt some LEGO challenges! Creations will be on display in the stairwell glass display case. You can also play with our 2 newly donated Laser Peg sets!

Program is free and no registration required.

St. Paul Saints Co-owner Mike Veeck to Speak at April 9 Hudson Chamber Event

St. Paul Saints co-owner Mike Veeck to speak at Hudson Chamber event 

“There is a desperate need for fun in today’s workplace!” So espouses Mike Veeck and the Fun is Good team.

Veeck, co-owner of the St. Paul Saints minor league baseball team; founder of Fun is Good, an employee engagement consulting firm; author, speaker and entrepreneur, will be the guest speaker at the April Good Morning Hudson event.

Origami Butterflies for Kids

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, April 13 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Origami Butterflies for Kids. Welcome spring as we make painted origami butterflies. Learn to fold an origami butterfly with big watercolor paper, then paint it as you wish with liquid watercolor. We will also draw large flowers, close up, creating a place for our butterflies to perch! This art workshop is for children in grades K-5.

Meet Beverly Lewis, New York Times Bestselling Author

Award-winning, bestselling author Beverly Lewis will be at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00 am to discuss her latest release, The Tinderbox, a stand-alone novel set in her beloved Lancaster County and featuring her trademark look at Amish family life. The parking ramp and 3rd Street entrance doors will be opened early to admit attendees. Free admission. 

Friends Spring Book Sale

Book lovers and bargain hunters are in for a treat when the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library host their Annual Spring Used Book Sale on April 24 - 27, 2019.  The Book Sale is the Friends' most important fundraiser, and proceeds go to support the collections and programs at the library.

A preview sale will be offered to members of the Friends group only on Wednesday, April 24 from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  Not a member?  Join at the door. 

Friends Book Donations Drive

Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library.  The Friends will collect books on Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the library parking ramp on Third Street. 

None of the following items will be accepted: encyclopedias, magazines, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, textbooks, religious materials, National Geographic, videos, cassettes, partially used puzzle books.

Classical Music with Bakken Trio and Z Puppets

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library for From the Monkey Mountains: Listening Parties with The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz. For those who have always loved classical music and those who want to make a deeper connection: Experience classical music through new ears and eyes with the highly acclaimed performers from The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz. Designed for ages 12-adult and youth ages 8-11 accompanied by their adults.

A ‘Pop-Up’ Book Club – A discussion of diversity, tolerance, migration and discrimination in America

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Monday, March 25, 6:30 – 7:30 PM for a ‘Pop-Up’ Book Club. Staff is often asked if there is a book club offered at the library. Yes! A monthly book club for mystery book fans has been ongoing for many years. Newly developed and launching in March, staff will also periodically offer ad hoc book discussion groups centered on varying topics, which we call ‘Pop-Up Book Clubs.’ For our first endeavor, four celebrated books on migration, racism, and discrimination were selected from a recently compiled list.

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