For the Kids

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.

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.

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

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.

Chinese Dragon Lantern Art for kids

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, January 12 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. for Chinese Dragon Lantern Art for kids. Prepare for Chinese New Year by making a colorful dragon lantern! Learn to draw a Chinese style dragon then color it as you wish with bright and metallic crayons. We will then construct a colorful lantern shape around our drawing with neon paper and add a handle for hanging. This art workshop is for children in grades K-5th. Presented by White Bear Center for the Arts. 

Baby Storytime

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills. For children birth to 24 months & caregivers. 

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

Family Storytime: Stillwater Library

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays, January 2 through April 24 from 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. for Family Storytime. Stories, songs, finger plays, and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.  For all children and their families or caregivers. 

Program is free and no registration is required.

SNEAKY SQUIRREL MYSTERY

(FOR CHILDREN, AGES 8+ WITH ADULT)

Stella the Squirrel has done it again! She’s rummaged through your belongings and now your precious magnifying glass is missing. Where can it be? Track down clues using a GPS unit to piece together where she’s hidden it. Closed-toed shoes and long pants recommended.

Honky Tonk Laundry

Move over, Thelma and Louise! When Lana Mae Hopkins, owner and proprietress of the Wishy Washy Washateria, hires Katie to help out in the laundromat, they soon find themselves up to their elbows in soap, suds, and cheatin’ hearts. Watch these two country angels join forces to turn their good ol’ laundromat into a bootscootin’ honky-tonk, exacting a touch of revenge against those that done ’em wrong, all while guaranteeing every customer a good, clean time!

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