Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for Silly Millies Clay Art. Stack and wrap colored polymer clay to magically reveal designs in the clay! Create bug wings and then use wire to make a bug like a dragonfly or beetle that you can put in a plant or hang on a wall. You’ll take your creation home and bake it in your own oven. Ages 6-12. Read more about Silly Millies Clay Art for Kids
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Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 12 between 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. for the Mobile Sign Shop! Make your own carved sign. You draw on the wooden sign blank, we carve it with a router, and you paint it! Two artists will be on hand to facilitate the drop-in outdoor event. First come, first served. For all ages, but young children will need adult assistance. Weather permitting, this program will be held on the library's 4th Street Lawn. Read more about Mobile Sign Shop at Stillwater Public Library
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, October 12 at 10:30 a.m. for Mad Science presents Radical Robots. Operate different model robots that use a variety of sensory devices, such as infrared, sound or light detection. Operate a robot with six legs or one with wheels and command a robot to navigate an obstacle course. Try out a robotic arm and build your own Mechano-Hand to take home. Ages 6-12. Read more about Mad Science presents Radical Robots
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays through December 18 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. Read more about Family Storytime: Stillwater Public Library
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on the first Saturday of each month through November between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for Brick Party. For kids of all ages to use their imagination to create using bricks derived from a word meaning "play well". Bricks will be provided by the library please leave yours at home. This is a time for open build but challenge ideas will be offered. Ages 5-12 can meet in the Storytime Room but older youth can build in the Teen Program Room during the same time. One creation per builder will be on display in the library all month. Read more about Brick Party
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Read more about Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Saturday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. for Circus Manduhai. Come watch this amazing Mongolian family circus featuring acrobatics, juggling, balancing, hula hoops and more!
Free admission and no registration necessary. This program is made possible in part with support from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy). Read more about Circus Manduhai
Close out your summer this September with the YMCA and Royal Credit Union Foundation, camping out at the fifth annual Prairie Burn Music Festival. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Camp Endowment Fund, allowing children great camp experiences in the coming years. The festival will feature live music, camp games and activities for all ages. Come listen to the sweet sounds of Yam Haus and Haley Bonar or grab some grub at a nearby food truck.
Camping is $40 with breakfast included. Read more about YMCA Prairie Burn Music Festival
Join us at Stillwater Public Library on Wednesdays from 3:00 - 7:30 p.m. to experience "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. 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
Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Storytime with singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive storytime for families with babies. This is a time for you and your baby to bond with one another. Stay and play after storytime (until noon). It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills! This storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and their grown-ups (siblings always welcome).
Program is free and no registration is necessary. Read more about Baby Storytime