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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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All Scott County Libraries Closed

Friday, November 29, 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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Family Early Literacy Class: Winter

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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Stories with Grand Readers

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Prior Lake Library
In the 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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Santa at the Library

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Belle Plaine Library
No Space
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Belle Plaine Library from 11 am to 1 pm. You can get a free color photo printed out of your kids with Santa and Mrs. Clause! Happy Holidays!
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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 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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Senior Will Clinic - Registration Required

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Legal
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room
 Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) will be offering free Wills and Health Care Directives for seniors on a fixed income.  These documents will be prepared by SMRLS attorneys.   Registration is required for the free Will service.  To register please calls SMRLS at 1-888-575-2954 and ask for the New Prague Will Clinic. 

These programs are being offered by the New Prague Public Library, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) and the Scott County Law Library.  For more information, please call the Scott County Law Library at 952-496-8713

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WALK-IN CRIME VICTIM CLINIC

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Scott County Law Library
In the Library
This an opportunity offered every Monday, to come to room 102 in the Scott County Government Center and just talk to an attorney about your victimization. She can advise you about orders for protection (domestic violence) ,harassment orders and more. This is a walk-in clinic so just stop by and talk to Monica . Because this is a grant program there are some financial restrictions if Monica represents the victim in court.

CRIMEVICTIM
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Volunteer Computer Aide

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Savage Library
No Space
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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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 Shakopee Library

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

Join Ms. Kristy on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am. Preschoolers 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. 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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Volunteer Computer Aide

1:00 PM - 3:00 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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Waggin' Tales Drop-In Reading Time

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Waggin Tales
Savage Library
No Space
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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Volunteer Computer Aide

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computers/Technology
Savage Library
No Space
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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Jordan Library Book Club: Just Mercy by Brian Stevenson

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Books/Authors
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting 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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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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Scott County Library Board of Advisors Meeting

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Library Board Meetings
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Small 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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Waggin' Tales

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Waggin Tales
Shakopee Library
In the 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!


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Stories with Grand Readers

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Prior Lake Library
In the 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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Prior Lake Library Book club

8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Books/Authors
Prior Lake Library
Fireplace Area

The Prior Lake Library Book Club meets 8:00-9:15 pm on the Fourth Tuesday of each month in the fireplace area at the Library.  We will read and discuss a different book selection each month.  We welcome new members.   Stop in at the Prior Lake Library to check out or reserve a copy of the current month's selection.


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GamerBlast Drop-In Event, 1:30-4:30pm for ages 7-14

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
GamerCon
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room

Blast your winter break boredom with this free drop-in program featuring games, games, games! Fight your way to the top for free prizes & snacks in our Super Smash Bros tournament (Rated T for cartoon violence and crude humor), make & take some Minecraft snacks & projects, go on a Pokemon scavenger hunt, and more!

Super Smash Brothers tournament sign up times: Ages 7-10: 1:30Ages 11-14: 3:00 

Event is free and registration is not required. Parents/caregivers are always welcome; kids under 8 must be accompanied by a parent.


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