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All Scott County Libraries Closed

Monday, May 27, 2019
Holiday Closings
All Locations
All branches are closed. Please use the bookdrops (those are always open) to return materials. If you have your library card and PIN you can renew via the catalog: www.scottlib.org/catalog 
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Baby Early Lit Classes - Prior Lake

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytimes
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Small Meeting Room

All babies need books and friends! Join us for our special baby classes featuring interactive books, fingerplays and bounces, fun songs, and relaxing playtime on Tuesday mornings. 

For children 0 months to 18 months and their caregiver. No registration required. 

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Jordan Library Early Literacy Class

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytimes
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room

Children of all ages and their parents/caregivers are welcome at our FREE and FUN story-and-play based early literacy classes that use the five pre-reading practices of "Talking", "Singing", "Reading", "Writing", and "Playing."


Themes will be:

Sept. 11 - Library   Sept. 18 - Opposites   Sept. 25 - Numbers   Oct. 2 - Families   Oct. 9 - Robots  Oct. 16 - Sloth Storytime   Oct. 23 - Wild Things   Oct. 30 - Not a Box   Nov. 6 - In the City   Nov. 13 - School Stories   Nov. 20 - Breakfast Bonanza   Nov. 27 - Animals   Dec. 4 - Shapes   Dec. 11 - Winter  Dec. 18 - Birthday Party

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Volunteer Computer Aide

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The aide will be able to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing documents, email, formatting a resume and more.
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Volunteer Computer Aide

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Savage Library
A volunteer computer aide will be able to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing, email, eBooks, formatting a resume and more.
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Russian Travelogue with Carol Rudie

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cultural Heritage
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Follow Carol Rudie in her travels through the heart of Russia. Moscow and St Petersburg act as bookends to an exploration of the circle of ancient towns that predate the unification of the country under the tsars.  Tiptoe through distinctive churches, follow rivers through forests to rustic village, apprecitate the art and architecture that makes this culture distinctive. If you can’t travel to this unique culture yourself, travel to it through this presentation. This presentation is sponsored by the Shakopee Friends of the Library.

 

 


 


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Voluteer Computer Aide

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The aide will be able to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing documents, email, formatting a resume and more.
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Excel Basics, Part 2 - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Off-site Library Sponsored Event
In Excel Basics Part 2, you’ll learn more about working with Excel, including creating formulas, formatting and sorting data, and creating charts.  Prerequisite: Excel Basics, Part 1.  This class will be held at the Scott County Government Center (located at 200 Fourth Avenue, W., Shakopee) in the Professional Development Center (on the 2nd floor, next to the Community Relations Department).

Presented by Kyle Rodgers, a lifelong technology and computer enthusiast currently working as a Software Engineer in the Twin Cities.  Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).
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Jordan Library Book Club: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Books/Authors
Jordan Library
Jordan - Group Study Room
The Jordan Library Book Discussion Group meets monthly, on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm, and welcomes new participants.  Join us each month or when a selected book interests you!   Stop in at the Jordan Library to register and to pick up a copy of this month's book and discussion guide.  
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Savage Pagers Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Books/Authors
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
This library-sponsored book club for adults meets at the Savage Library on the second Wednesday of the month.
Please call the Savage Library at 952-707-1770 or email salibrary@scottlib.org for more information.
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Toddler Early Literacy Classes

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytimes
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Small Meeting Room

Children 18-36 months and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join us for our FREE and FUN story- and play-based early literacy classes that use the five important pre-reading practices of “Talk, Sing, Read, Write, & Play”.

Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are called “classes” – all the fun of storytime, but with an intentional focus on developing early literacy skills.

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All Ages Yoga with Fran!

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

No yoga experience required! Enjoy fun stories with playful and easy movements and poses.

No registration required.

Yoga Storytime is for parents / caregivers and their children of all ages.

Please dress comfortably for movement.

Sponsored by Shakopee Friends of the Library.

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Preschool Early Literacy Classes

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Storytimes
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room

Preschoolers age 3-5 will “Talk, Sing, Read, Write & Play” their way into developing valuable pre-reading skills with their parents & caregivers in our FREE and FUN early literacy classes.

Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are called “classes” – all the fun of storytime, but with an intentional focus on developing early literacy skills.

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Scott County Library Board of Advisors Meeting

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Library Board Meetings
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room
The Scott County Library Board of Advisors meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. See our website  for agendas and minutes. A schedule of upcoming meetings can be found here.

 

Contact Library Administration at 952-496-8010 if you have questions.


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Voluteer Computer Aide

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The aide will be able to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing documents, email, formatting a resume and more.
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Waggin' Tales

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Waggin Tales
Shakopee Library

Drop-in to read to a certified therapy dog! Kids can spend time practicing reading to a trained therapy dog with a good ear for stories. 


The web site is Readdogs@mn.org to learn more about Reading Education Assistance Dogs.

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Author Event: Joe Kimball

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books/Authors
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Joe Kimball, formerly of the Star Tribune, is the author of "Secrets of the Congdon Mansion," the bestselling chronicle of the historic Congdon murders in Duluth. He will talk about the grisly Minnesota murder.  Joe will also talk about writing murder in fiction and non-fiction. Books will be available to purchase. Kimball lives in White Bear Lake with his wife, a mystery novelist and network television producer.  


This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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Pajama Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
All ages welcome. Wear your jammies, bring your teddies, and come for fun stories, rhymes, and, of course, a bedtime snack!
August 16 -  Monkeys
September 20 - Pajama Time!
October  18  - Owls and Nocturnal Animal Stories!
November 15  -  Warm Quilts
December  20  - Winter Begins!
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Family Early Literacy Class: School Stories

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytimes
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room

Children of all ages and their parents/caregivers are welcome at our FREE and FUN story-and play-based early literacy classes that use the five pre-reading practices of "Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, & Playing."

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are called "classes" -all the fun and learning of storytime, but the term "classes" more accurately reflects the learning and teaching that happens in these classes.
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Minnesota Author Laura Childs

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books/Authors
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Join Laura as she discusses how she got started as an author, the process she goes through to the reader's hands, and what would-be novelists can do today to get themselves started. She is currently working on a new Tea Shop Mystery due March 2019 as well as a new Scrapbooking Mystery due October 2019.

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Stories with Grand Readers

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Prior Lake Library
On select Saturdays we'll feature a special volunteer Grand Reader reading stories in our Children's Area from 10:30-11:30am - drop in any time for a story or two!

All ages are welcome and registration is not required.
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Savage Writers

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Writing
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
The Savage Writers is a group of writers who work together to support each other in their individual pursuits of writing. This is a Scott County Volunteer-run program. Contact the library for more information about the group or if interested in being connected with the leader of the Savage Writers.
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Hogwarts Prep: Ollivander's Wand Workshop, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room

Best for ages 10-18. The wand chooses the wizard! Create your own unique wand under the guidance of an Ollivander's assistant from Artistry of Bloomington. No cost to participate but registration required by Wednesday, 11/14. Workshop takes place at the SAVAGE Library.

Don't miss all the other great Hogwarts Prep workshops at other libraries: Hogwarts Prep

*Save the date for the Yule Ball on Monday, 12/31 at Club Prior at the Prior Lake Library! Sponsored by the Library Teen Advisory Board.

Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment and the Scott County Library Teen Advisory Board. 

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Readmobile Visit - CAP Agency

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Readmobile Logo
Off-site Library Sponsored Event
Join the Readmobile at CAP Agency for songs, stories, and activities for you and your little ones to share. Then, borrow books to continue the fun at home. Each week is a party with a new fun theme! There is no visit November 12th in observance of Veteran's Day.

Week 1 — Superhero Party
Week 2 — Palace Party 
Week 3 — Robot Party
Week 4 — Storm Party
Week 5 — Music Party
Week 6 — Me Party
Week 7 — Sports Party
Week 8 — Dinosaurl Party
Week 9 — Animal Party
Week 10 — Building Party
Week 11 — Art Building


CAP Agency  is located 712 Canterbury Rd. S in Shakopee, MN. 


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Senior Will Clinic

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Legal
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room

Do you need a Will or a Health Care Directive?  Come to this Free Clinic!

If you are a senior on a fixed income, you may be eligible for a free will!

Screening for income eligibility and registration is required for wills clinic *All information is confidential*

Call 1-888-575-2954 for more information or apply online at www.justice4mn.org

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

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