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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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Scan for Keeps: Digitize Your Precious Photos & Papers

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
Bring your old photos, slides, letters, or documents in to be scanned onto a flash drive (provided by the library) that is yours to keep.  Items will be saved as both TIFF and JPG images.  Limit 5 items, however additional items may be scanned depending on time and demand.  No registration required.  
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Scott County Library Board of Advisors Meeting

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Library Board Meetings
Off-site Library Sponsored Event

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.

 

This meeting will be held at Library Administration which is located at: 1615 Weston Ct., Shakopee, MN 55379


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


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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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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  - Owl Stories
November 15  -  Warm Quilts
December  20  - Winter Begins!
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Family Early Literacy Class: Opposites

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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Family Early Literacy Class and Brown Bag Lunch

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytimes
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area

Bring a lunch and have an indoor picnic in our Community Room, while enjoying Early Literacy Class!

Children 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.  

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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New Prague Library Closed for Dozinky

All Day
Holiday Closings
New Prague Library
The New Prague Branch of the Scott County Library System will be closed on Saturday September 22 for Dozinky Harvest Festival. All other Scott County Library locations are open normal hours.
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Prior Lake Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Book Sales
Prior Lake Library
In the Library

A large selection of gently used books, DVD’s and music CD’s for all ages and interests will be available. Come early for the best selection. 


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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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Toddler Early Literacy Class at the Savage Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytimes
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
Join Ms.. Marietta for literacy classes that feature interactive stories, finger plays, and fun songs on Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10:15 and 11:00 am. For children 18-36 months and their parents or caregivers; no registration required.

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are now called "classes" - still 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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Preschool Early Literacy Class at the Savage Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytimes
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
Join Miss Julie for interactive stories, songs, and fun pre-literacy activities on Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am. For preschoolers 3-6 years old and their parents or caregivers; no registration required. 

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are now called "classes" - still 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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Toddler Early Literacy Class at the Shakopee Library

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytimes
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Join Ms. Becky on Monday mornings at 10:30 am. 

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-readings practices of "Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing & Playing".  No registration required.


 

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are now called "classes" - still 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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New Prague Library - Early Literacy Class

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytimes
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room

Children 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.  

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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Readmobile Visit - CAP Agency

11:00 AM - 2:00 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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Volunteer 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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Smalltown Eclectic "Loud! at the Library"

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Music
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room

Scott County Library and Smalltown Eclectic present, Loud! at the Library open mic and art night. Monday September 25th 6 pm to 8 pm @ the Belle Plaine Library. *Open Mic for ages 12-112 *5 minutes per act *All genres welcome. Please show up at 6 pm sharp to sign up. Piano, acoustic guitar, and bongos will be available for use. *Art Exhibit for all ages *All mediums. Please contact us in advance at smalltownbpmn@gmail.com to reserve a spot to display your art and receive instructions regarding setup. This project was funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund.

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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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Baby Early Lit Classes - Prior Lake

10:15 AM - 10:45 PM
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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Toddler Early Literacy Class at the Savage Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Storytimes
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
Join Ms.. Marietta for literacy classes that feature interactive stories, finger plays, and fun songs on Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10:15 and 11:00 am. For children 18-36 months and their parents or caregivers; no registration required.

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are now called "classes" - still 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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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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Preschool Early Literacy Class at the Savage Library

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytimes
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
Join Miss Julie for interactive stories, songs, and fun pre-literacy activities on Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am. For preschoolers 3-6 years old and their parents or caregivers; no registration required. 

Did you notice? Storytimes led by library staff trained in the Every Child Ready to Read curriculum are now called "classes" - still 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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