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"Senior Surf" Learn to Use the Internet - Free Session for Adults 55+ (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computers/Technology
New Prague Library
Computer Area
Adults 55+ are invited to a free session to learn how to use a computer and surf the Internet! These classes are geared to older adults who have little or no experience with computers. Learn how to type in a web address and navigate between web pages, determine if a website is secure, conduct searches using common search engines, and access Internet sites that will assist you in finding information (including Medicare.gov, MinnesotaHelp.info, and more). Registration is required, and space is limited. For more information or to register, please visit the Scott County Library System's website at www.scottlib.org or call the New Prague Library at 952-758-2391. The New Prague Library is located at 400 E Main St. This program is sponsored by the Minnesota Board on Aging, the Area Agencies on Aging, Minnesota's 12 Regional Public Library Systems, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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Hands On! Art Exploration for Adults - Handmade Memory Book - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room

Create a beautiful handmade memory book, perfect for drawing, painting, collaging, and writing down your favorite memories. Participants will make a hardcover sewn book with sturdy pages. Taught by an instructor Artistry. Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, through the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).


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Volunteer Computer Aide

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The aide will be available to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing documents, email, formatting a resume and more.
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Waggin' Tales Drop-In Reading Time at the Jordan Library

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Waggin Tales
Jordan Library
Computer Area
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.
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Toddler Early Literacy Classes - Prior Lake

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 “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” better reflects the learning and teaching that happens in these classes.

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All Ages Yoga Storytime 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 kids of all ages.

Please dress comfortably for movements.

Sponsored by Shakopee Friends of the Library.

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Preschool Early Literacy Classes - Prior Lake

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.

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” better reflects the learning and teaching that happens in these classes.

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Family Early Literacy Class

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytimes
Elko New Market Library
Community Area
Join us for our FREE story-based Early Literacy Classes, where we use the five early literacy practices of reading, writing, playing, singing and talking to learn in a fun-filled environment.  

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 Fish

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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Teen Floral Corsage and Boutonniere Class-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, registration opens March 20th at 10 a.m.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Corsage Class
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room

Come design your own wrist corsage and boutonniere! An experienced florist will walk you through the basic steps and help you create a beautiful corsage and boutonniere unique to your style. By the end of the class each person will leave with a matching wrist corsage and boutonniere for prom. The cost is completely free! Registration is limited to 15 spots and registration opens on Monday March 20th at 10 a.m. Teens registering should be high school students. 

Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment and the Friends of the Library.

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Listen & Doodle

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
Relax & unwind on the weekend at the Savage Library. Join us for 30 minutes of reading and coloring while Ms. Ally reads from a children's chapter book. You can color, draw, or follow along with an additional copy of the book. 

Attend as you are able - we will always begin by discussing what happened where we left off the previous session. Book titles will be posted online as we begin new titles.  
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Stories with Grand Readers

10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Prior Lake Library
Every Saturday 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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Law Day Celebration FREE Legal Advice Clinics

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Legal
Scott County Law Library
In the Library

FREE WALK IN LEGAL CLINICS- Scott County Government Center

.Have you been the victim of a Crime? 9-11 Room JC 302

Attorney Kevin Jonassen will meet with you to discuss legal issues related to your victimization. He can discuss reparation, restitution, orders for protection and more.

 

FAMILY LAW, CRIMINAL LAW, QUESTIONS? -  10-12 Law Library

Brief consultations with volunteer attorney Matt Wasik from St. Croix Legal Services regarding your family or criminal law issues.

 

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS/MEDICAL/SOCIAL SECURITY/FOOD STAMPS/HOUSING QUESTIONS? 10-12 Room JC 302

Brief consultations will be available with Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) Staff Attorney Paul Onkka

 

EVICTION EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC 10-12 County Board Room

Have you been denied a lease because of a previous eviction? A SMRLS attorney will walk through the process to expunge an eviction record, answer questions, and screen for SMRLS help with expungement

 

CRIMINAL EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC   1-3 County Board Room

 Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) Staff Attorney Yaima Couso will present an informational session on criminal expungement.  Please bring a copy of your criminal history.

 

These free clinics are brought to you by Volunteer Lawyers Network, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, St Croix Legal Services and the Scott County Law Library

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Registration is open

Writing a Business Plan

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Library Board Meetings
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Learn a simplified method to create a business plan with Bob Voss, instructor at Dakota County Technical College, and author of "Will My New Business Succeed?" 


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Volunteer Computer Aide

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The computer aide will 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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The Next Generation: A Perspective through Russian Art

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

Young people have always been a theme in art.  But never was this more true than in the Soviet era after the ravages of World War II.  Explore the history of Russian art through artists' treatment of children to learn why this subject matter is so important.  An overview of educational practices and the general treatment of children enrich understanding of the art.  The talk gives background to the current exhibit, "Born in the USSR" at The Museum of Russian Art.

No registration required

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Volunteer Computer Aide

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Shakopee Library
Computer Area
The aide will be available to help you with questions about navigating the web, printing documents, email, formatting a resume and more.
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All Ages Yoga Storytime 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 kids of all ages.

Please dress comfortably for movements.

Sponsored by Shakopee Friends of the Library.

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Stories on the Pond at the Environmental Learning Center

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Off-site Library Sponsored Event
Join Miss Stacy at the McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center for stories, songs, and activities! 

We will share our love of literacy on the first Thursdays of the month from May to September at the McColl Pond ELC at 5:30 pm.  

May 4
June 1
July 6 
August 3
September 7
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Family Early Literacy Class

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytimes
Elko New Market Library
Community Area
Join us for our FREE story-based Early Literacy Classes, where we use the five early literacy practices of reading, writing, playing, singing and talking to learn in a fun-filled environment.  

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.
View More
Registration is open

Teen Floral Corsage and Boutonniere Class-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, registration opens March 20th at 10 a.m.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Corsage Class
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room

Come design your own wrist corsage and boutonniere! An experienced florist will walk you through the basic steps and help you create a beautiful corsage and boutonniere unique to your style. By the end of the class each person will leave with a matching wrist corsage and boutonniere for prom. The cost is completely free! Registration is limited to 15 spots and registration opens on Monday March 20th at 10 a.m. Teens registering should be high school students. 

Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment and the Belle Plaine Friends of the Library.

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Waggin' Tales Drop-in Reading Time

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Waggin Tales
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room
Waggin' Tales Drop-in Reading Time--drop in and read to a certified therapy dog, Hailey. No registration. For further information, call the library at 952-447-3375.
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Stories with Grand Readers

10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Prior Lake Library
Every Saturday 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 - 3:00 PM
Writing
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
The Savage Writers are a group working together to support each other in their individual pursuits of writing. They are a newly formed group working out how best to help each other. This is a Scott County Volunteer-run program. 

Please contact the library directly if you would like more information about the group or you would like to be connected with the leader of the Savage Writers.
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