For the Kids

Book Buddies Read Aloud (Grades K-2)

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on the third Monday each month at 5:00 p.m. for the new program series Book Buddies Read Aloud. Book Buddies is a youth literacy program for children from Kindergarten to Second Grade. Guest readers, Buddies, may be members of the Teen Advisory Board or other community volunteers. A librarian will supervise the program. Following about 20 minutes (with wiggle breaks) where the buddy will read aloud to attendees, there will be a short discussion and a craft or activity that ties into the book. Read more about Book Buddies Read Aloud (Grades K-2)

Aliens Attack! Ages 8-12

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Wednesday, March 13 at 1:00 PM for Aliens Attack! Attention, Earthlings! Aliens have invaded the library and you are invited to join the fun. Make your own alien spaceship, learn how to navigate an asteroid field, make some alien slime, and participate in other games and activities that are out of this world! This activity is for kids ages 8-12. 

Program is free, but requires registration. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Aliens Attack! Ages 8-12

Torn Paper Lions - Collage Art for Kids

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, March 9 at 1:00 PM for Torn Paper Lions - Collage Art for Kids. "March comes in like a LION..." so why not make a lion drawing and collage with recycled paper? Learn to draw a lion face then color it with bold neon oil pastels. Cut out the face and set aside while you tear lots of colorful magazine pages into long strips for a beautiful mane! This art workshop is for children in grades K-5. Read more about Torn Paper Lions - Collage Art for Kids

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. Read more about PAWS to Read with Bella

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. Read more about Art Cart

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

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. Read more about Toddler & Preschool Drive-In Movie

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.  Read more about Chinese Dragon Lantern Art for kids

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. Read more about Baby Storytime

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