The Winter Carnival is back for 2020! This year’s events will include ice carvings, merchandise and food sales, music and much more. Bring out the whole family and come join the fun at the recently renovated Rice Park and Landmark Center. This all-day event will be a fun time for everyone in the winter months. All ages. Read more about 2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival
For the Kids
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 p.m. for Legofy Yourself - Create Your Own Minifigure. Let’s make minifigures! In this fun program, you’ll get the chance to decorate your own minifigure made out of resin. Learn the process of mixing resin and epoxy, and design to your heart’s content. For ages 11 and up.
Program is free, but registration is required. Space and supplies are limited to 10 people. To register, call 651-275-4338, stop by the Public Services Desk, or visit our website at stillwaterlibrary.org. Read more about Legofy Yourself - Create Your Own Minifigure for kids 11+
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 15 at 1:00 p.m. for Jumanji Handmade Board Game. We will design and create a handmade board game inspired by the book and films JUMANJI. Using basic board games as inspiration, we will first design our game boards with markers, tagboard, cardboard and collage. Then we will sculpt game pieces out of model magic clay. Our finished games will be something we can play with our family and friends! For ages 6-12. Read more about Jumanji Handmade Board Game - Art for Kids ages 6-12
The Afton Strawberry Festival & Marketplace 2020 will be celebrated in the historic village of Afton, MN. The festival honors the long & rich heritage of strawberry crops grown in the area since the 1800s. This FREE 2 day outdoor celebration will feature a blend of 80+ artists showcasing & selling their good sand a business expo. Great food, live music, & fun activities for the entire family. Read more about Afton Strawberry Festival & Marketplace
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 p.m. for Over & Under the Snow Illustrations - Art for Kids. What do animals do in the winter? We will read a book that helps us see what is happening in the northland both OVER and UNDER the snow. We will illustrate our own winter landscapes, color them in, and then paint over them with a watercolor wash to make the colors POP! For kids in grades K-5. Read more about Over & Under the Snow Illustrations - Art for Kids, K-5
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. for Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery. Slither into the world of reptiles by meeting several species that call Minnesota home! From diet to habitat and behavior, with plenty of fun facts in-between, attendees will learn what makes our cold-blooded friends so unique in this engaging program. Kids and adults are welcome to touch (and even hold) the ambassador animals for a truly hands-on experience! Read more about Snake, Rattle and Roll with Snake Discovery
Join us at Stillwater Public Library for some live-action STEM as a 3M Visiting Wizard shares her knowledge and passion for science, typically on the 4th Tuesdays in January through May at 6:30 PM. Program is for all ages. No registration is required. Read more about 3M Visiting Wizard
Join us at Stillwater Public Library the second Saturday of each month from 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to start your day off with Saturday Family Storytime. We'll share stories, songs, puppets and more designed to enhance your child's literacy skills!
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Second Saturday Storytime
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the 2nd Thursday of each month through May at 4:30 p.m. to be the first to read the newest titles as a participant of the new Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group! Want the scoop on new releases and upcoming books? Choose from a selection of Middle Reader ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies), read your book, then come back each month to discuss and share it in a no-pressure environment! Everyone will get a chance to talk about what they enjoyed (or didn’t!) from our ARC collection. Read more about Beta Books - Tween ARC Book Group
Join families and meet new friends during Preschool Drop-in Playtime at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 10:50 - 11:30 a.m. Enjoy this dedicated time and space to play alongside your young child in an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Program is free and no registration required. Read more about Preschool Drop-in Play