For the Kids

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.

Pajama Storytime

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursdays this month at 6:30 p.m. for Pajama Storytime. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and other activities.

Program is free and no registration is necessary.

Spring Break - LEGO Build

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, March 14 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm for Spring Break - LEGO Build. We know not everyone is going to be out of town during the district's spring break. 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 donation Laser Peg sets!

Program is free and no registration required.

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.

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.

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.

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

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