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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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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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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

5:00 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
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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Criminal Expungement Clinic

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Legal
Scott County Law Library
In the Library

Is your criminal record keeping you from getting a job or better job or a place to live?

At this FREE clinic you can talk to a VLN attorney and see if you might qualify for an expungement of your criminal records.

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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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Waggin' Tales Drop-In Reading Time

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Waggin Tales
Savage 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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All Scott County Libraries Closed

All Day
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
View More

All Scott County Libraries Closed

All Day
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
View More

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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Library Explorers - Winter Session

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytimes
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
Explore music, art, and science with books and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Please check back in the fall for more details about our winter session! 

The Savage Library staff is working on excited programs for you! 



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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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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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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

5:00 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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Hogwarts Prep: Hogwarts-inspired Ornaments, POP-IN

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Belle Plaine Library

Pop-in and create a Hogwarts-inspired ornament, perfect for hanging on the tree or giving as gifts! Free and no registration required. Workshop takes place at the BELLE PLAINE Library during the Loud at the Library Open Mic and Art event. 

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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Smalltown Eclectic "Loud at the Library" Open Mic and Art Night w/ special Harry Potter themed craft activity

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. *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.  We will have a special art activity for kids and teens to participate in. Pop-in and create a Hogwarts-inspired ornament, perfect for hanging on the tree or giving as gifts! Free and no registration required.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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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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