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Crime Victim Walk-In Clinic

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Legal
Scott County Law Library
In the Library
This free walk-in clinic offered by Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) offers crime victims the opportunity to meet with a lawyer and ask questions about legal issues related to their victimization.
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Readmobile Visit - CAP Agency

10:00 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!

Week 1 — Robot Party
Week 2 — Storm STEM Party 
Week 3 — Storm Party (Cont.)
Week 4 — Music Party
Week 5 — Me Party
Week 6 — Sports Party
Week 7 — Dinosaur Party
Week 8 — Animal Party
Week 9 — Yum Party
Week 10 — Building Party
Week 11 — Art Party

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


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Library Explorers Play Lab

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Picture of Building Blocks
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 2-6. Play Lab is a one hour open session where preschoolers can explore and experiment through different kinds of PLAY. Play Lab participants will be provided with opportunities that encourage curiosity, open, and interactive exploration through sensory and early STEM learning.
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Spotlight Storytime - Goats "kidding" around on the Farm with Farmer Rich

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
All ages welcome. Join local notables for stories and fun for kids and families.
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Smartphone Basics & Security - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room

Mobile devices are a serious investment as well as a storehouse of personal data and online activity, so they’ve become an essential part of our lives, but also targets of hackers and thieves. Learn which basic security settings are right for you and how to configure them. Topics include PINs and password managers, apps and backups, WiFi and VPNs, remote wipe, encryption, and smartphone scams.  Whether you use an iPhone or Android, make sure your smartphone is safe.  Please bring your smartphone to class!  Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.

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Waggin’ Tales Drop-In Reading Time

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Waggin Tales
Prior Lake Library
In the Library

Best for ages 6-11.

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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Listen & Doodle

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Doodle
Shakopee Library
Children's Area
Best for ages 6-11.Doodle while you listen to a reader reading aloud from a fun chapter book! Don’t worry – if you miss a session, we’ll get you caught up on what happened in the book. Registration is not required. Thursdays June 14-August 9

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Call of the Wild with 4-H Pop-In Event

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 5-11. Do you like to explore Minnesota’s outdoors?  Do you want to learn more about the animals that you might find on your adventure? Learn more about the 4-H Wildlife project at these pop-in events open to school age youth and their families. Youth will rotate through stations to explore Minnesota wildlife through track printing, animal ID, pelts, animal scat, wildlife craft, interactive game and test your knowledge with our 4-H Knowledge Bowl. 
Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).
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First Step STEM Mini Pop-in

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
First Step STEM logo
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
Pop-in to learn about a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math concept then continue the fun at home activity ideas. Best for ages 3-6 and a parent or caregiver.

These events are free and open to the public; registration is not required. 

First Step STEM events are funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 45.310 – Library Services and Technology Act, Grants to States Program (LS-00-17-0024-17).
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Mixed Nuts Comedy Show

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
The delightful duo of Mixed Nuts will tickle your funny bones with their special blend of physical comedy, age-appropriate humor, and hilarious hijinks! 

Funded by the Shakopee Friends of the Library.
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Popcorn Club for ages 9-11-REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00 AM

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Books/Authors
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Small Meeting Room
Mix it up with popcorn and our newest books! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning May 15 at 10:00 am. 

Fine Print – PLEASE READ:
  • This event has limited space – please be sure you can attend this event before registering.
  • If you register and can no longer attend the event, you must cancel by calling the library at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Include an email address or textable phone number in your registration to have a reminder sent to you prior to the event.
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Superhero Olympics Pop-in Party

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SuperHero Olympics
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room
Best for ages 6-11. Calling all superheroes! Leap tall buildings, “battle” villains, and explore other superheroic activities, snacks and crafts based on popular superheroes.
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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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Volunteer Computer Aide

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Savage Library
cancelled
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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Alan Johnson, Comedy Juggler Extraordinaire

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Special Events
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room

Enjoy Alan Johnson's fast-paced comedy variety show featuring magic, comedy, audience participation, and tons of unique one-of-a-kind juggling!


Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

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Library Explorers Play Lab

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Picture of Building Blocks
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
Best for ages 2-6. Play Lab is a one hour open session where preschoolers can explore and experiment through different kinds of PLAY. Play Lab participants will be provided with opportunities that encourage curiosity, open, and interactive exploration through sensory and early STEM learning.
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Spotlight Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
All ages welcome. Join local notables for stories and fun for kids and families
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Spotlight Storytime - Buzzin' Around with Beekeeper Jay Scherer

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
All ages welcome. Join local notables for stories and fun for kids and families.
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Spotlight Storytime Dinosaurs

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room
All ages welcome. Join local notables for stories and fun for kids and families
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First Step STEM Mini Pop-in

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
First Step STEM logo
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room
Pop-in to learn about a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math concept then continue the fun at home activity ideas. Best for ages 3-6 and a parent or caregiver.

These events are free and open to the public; registration is not required. 

First Step STEM events are funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 45.310 – Library Services and Technology Act, Grants to States Program (LS-00-17-0024-17).
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Archaeology Mini-Camp with Scott Co Historical Society - REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 6/12 at 10 AM

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
treasure map
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 9-12. Ever wanted to be an archaeologist like Indiana Jones? Here’s your chance to try it out!  In this hour-long “mini-camp” with the Scott County Historical Society, you will get to discover what being an archaeologist is all about through a variety of activities.  You’ll learn how to read a map and create your own, “discover” and reconstruct an artifact, and create your own “research journal” for recording all your notes and clues to take home.  

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 6/12 at 10:00 AM. Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.

Fine Print – PLEASE READ:
  • This event has limited space – please be sure you can attend this event before registering.
  • If you register and can no longer attend the event, you must cancel by calling the library at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Include an email address or textable phone number in your registration to have a reminder sent to you prior to the event.
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Artist Spotlight! Journal/Scrapbook-Making workshop with Mary Jo, ages 12-18 - REGISTRATION REQ., STARTS 6/12 AT 10AM

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
photo of sample scrapbook
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
For ages 12-18. Make an amazing book to use as a journal or scrapbook with Spotlight artist Mary Jo Pauly.

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 06/12 at 10:00 am. Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.

Fine Print – PLEASE READ:
  • This event has limited space – please be sure you can attend this event before registering.
  • If you register and can no longer attend the event, you must cancel by calling the library at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Include an email address or textable phone number in your registration to have a reminder sent to you prior to the event.
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Arty-Smarty Pop-in Event

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room
Best for ages 6-11. Explore and make different art every week at this pop-in event - you'll learn to make origami, mosaics, wire sculpture, and more!
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Arty-Smarty Pop-in Event

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
Best for ages 6-11. Explore and make different art every week at this pop-in event - you'll learn to make origami, mosaics, wire sculpture, and more!
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Three Rivers Storytime with Animal Guest

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room
Join a Three Rivers naturalist and animal guest from Richardson Nature Center for stories and fascinating animal facts!

Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA). 
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