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Teen Floral Corsage and Boutonniere Class-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, registration opens Monday April 2nd at 10 a.m.

2:00 PM - 5:00 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 April 2nd 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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Teen Floral Corsage and Boutonniere Class-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, registration opens April 2nd at 10 a.m.

4:00 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 April 2nd 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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Savage Writers

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Writing
Savage Library
Savage - Large 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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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Book Sales
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room

A large selection of gently used books, music and DVD's for children, teens and adults is available for purchase.

Thank you for supporting the fundraising efforts of the Prior Lake Friends of the Library.  The Friends of the Library are able to promote library programming for all ages with your generous support.

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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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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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Teen Escape the Upside Down - REGISTRATION REQ., STARTS 5/15 at 10am

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Escape the Upside Down graphic
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room
Ages 12 & up. Somehow you've become trapped in a mysterious place called the Upsidedown. Search for secret compartments, find hidden clues, and leverage your skills with your teammates to escape before the demogorgon discovers you. The clock is ticking and you only have ONE HOUR, so teamwork is essential! (Inspired by Stranger Things, but you don't have to be familiar with the show to succeed.)

NOTE: Please arrive on time for this program – latecomers may not be admitted.

Registration is required as space is limited. Register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am.

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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Teen Decoupage Initials REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 @ 10am

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Arts/Entertainment
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
For ages 12 and up. Decorate the first letter of your name with Instagram pics, Facebook pics, or whatever book art you like! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning May 15 at 10:00am. 


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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Make a Mega Poster, REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 05/15 at 10:00 am

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room
Best for ages 10-18. You too can learn the ancient art of creating a mega poster to decorate your space using the power of your imagination, scissors, tape, and the Internets! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Teen Thursday: Pie Club--REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00 AM

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Books/Authors
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Small Meeting Room
Ages 12 & up. Mix it up with pies and our newest books!  Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning May 15th 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Teen Thursdays - Pie Club --REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00am

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Books/Authors
Savage Library
Savage - Small Meeting Room
Ages 12 & up. Mix it up with pies and our newest books!  Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning May 15th 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 at 10am

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GamerCon
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 10-14. Fight your way to the top for free prizes & snacks!  Battle other tweens & teens in our free single-player Super Smash Bros tournament held on our big screen, match wits with some board games, and more gaming fun! (Super Smash Bros Brawl rated T for cartoon violence and crude humor). Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am. 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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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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Artist Spotlight! Pop-In Sand Painting with Shakun, all ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
photograph of artist Shakun Maheshwari
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room

Drop by to watch and then create your own traditional rangoli sand painting with Spotlight artist Shakun Maheshwari.  

Rangoli designs are a temporary floor art that people create and redo on a daily basis in India in order to bring good luck and happiness to the home. Rangoli designs are a temporary floor art that people create and redo on a daily basis in India in order to bring good luck and happiness to the home.  

Shakun is a visual artist who works in many genres. She began her artistic life in her native India, learning traditional folk arts from her mother and aunties, with formal art training in graphic design, photography, and more. Shakun uses her folk art background to make connections with other cultures and is dedicated to teaching all students the creative process.

Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.
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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Make a Mega Poster, REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00am

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
Best for ages 10-18. You too can learn the ancient art of creating a mega poster to decorate your space using the power of your imagination, scissors, tape, and the Internets! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 at 10am

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GamerCon
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 10-14. Fight your way to the top for free prizes & snacks!  Battle other tweens & teens in our free single-player Super Smash Bros tournament held on our big screen, match wits with some board games, and more gaming fun! (Super Smash Bros Brawl rated T for cartoon violence and crude humor). Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am. 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

ACT Test Prep – REG REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 AT 10:00AM

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Education/Test Preparation
Savage Library

For teens ENTERING 9th grade and above. De-stress the test! Come to our free ACT test prep session at the library. Here's what you'll do in this session:

·         Take an ACT Pre-Test to find out what areas you need to work on.

·         Take a Practice Test in one area of the test and get an estimated ACT score in that area.

·         Get more FREE resources for working on those areas at home before the real ACT.

 

And we'll have snacks and goofy giveaways, just to make it fun and less stressful! Registration is required as space and supplies may be limited. Register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am. Funded by Metropolitan Library Services Agency (MELSA).


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.
  • Bring two pencils, and a calculator.


 

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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Artist Spotlight! Teen Batik with Shakun, ages 12-18 - REG REQUIRED, STARTS 05/15 at 10 am

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
photograph of artist Shakun Maheshwari
Jordan Library
Jordan - Meeting Room
Use hot wax, dyes, and cloth to create your own unique batik piece in the tradition of India with Spotlight artist Shakun Maheshwari. 

Shakun is a visual artist who works in many genres. She began her artistic life in her native India, learning traditional folk arts from her mother and aunties, with formal art training in graphic design, photography, and more. Shakun uses her folk art background to make connections with other cultures and is dedicated to teaching all students the creative process.

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 05/15 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 1:00 AM

Girls Code with Luna! for ages 10-14, REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 AT 10AM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
photograph of HTML code
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
For girls* ages 10-14. Whether you are a beginner or experienced coder, join Luna for a fun hour to learn the basics of HTML coding with the free Thimble website, then brainstorm and collaborate on a website design challenge! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am.

*Why is this girls only? There's a gender gap in technology fields, and creating more opportunities for girls to engage in fun technology opportunities can help close that gap.

Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Make a Mega Poster, REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00 AM

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Prior Lake Library
Prior Lake - Large Meeting Room
Best for ages 10-18. You too can learn the ancient art of creating a mega poster to decorate your space using the power of your imagination, scissors, tape, and the Internets! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Teen Thursdays - Tai Chi for Teens!--REG. REQUIRED, STARTS 5/15 at 10:00am

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Savage Library
Savage - Large Meeting Room
Hey Teens! Join Karen, a board-certified Tai Chi for Health instructor, to learn about the what ties the forms in Tai Chi to their martial arts' origins and place in Chinese history! You will also learn a few basic moves to start your exploration into this ancient art. Wear comfortable clothing! Best for ages 12-17. Please register for this event! 

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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Girls Code with Luna! for ages 10-14, REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 AT 10AM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
photograph of HTML code
New Prague Library
New Prague - Large Meeting Room
For girls* ages 10-14. Whether you are a beginner or experienced coder, join Luna for a fun hour to learn the basics of HTML coding with the free Thimble website, then brainstorm and collaborate on a website design challenge! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am.

*Why is this girls only? There's a gender gap in technology fields, and creating more opportunities for girls to engage in fun technology opportunities can help close that gap.

Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Tween/Teen Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 05/15 at 10 am

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GamerCon
Belle Plaine Library
Belle Plaine - Meeting Room
Best for ages 10-14. Fight your way to the top for free prizes & snacks!  Battle other tweens & teens in our free single-player Super Smash Bros tournament held on our big screen, match wits with some board games, and more gaming fun! (Super Smash Bros Brawl rated T for cartoon violence and crude humor). Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 05/15 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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Registration begins 5/15/2018 at 10:00 AM

Girls Code with Luna! for ages 10-14, REGISTRATION REQ, STARTS 5/15 AT 10AM

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
photograph of HTML code
Shakopee Library
Shakopee - Large Meeting Room
For girls* ages 10-14. Whether you are a beginner or experienced coder, join Luna for a fun hour to learn the basics of HTML coding with the free Thimble website, then brainstorm and collaborate on a website design challenge! Space is limited, and registration is required – register online or by calling the library beginning 5/15 at 10:00am.

*Why is this girls only? There's a gender gap in technology fields, and creating more opportunities for girls to engage in fun technology opportunities can help close that gap.

Funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

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! Pop-In Painting with Lynette, all ages

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
close-up photograph of child painting
Elko New Market Library
Elko New Market - Community Area
Drop by to experiment and create a small painting with materials like tempera paints, dry watercolors, and water-based markers with Spotlight artist Lynette LaRue.

Lynette La Rue is a freelance artist working in a variety of mediums and arenas, including puppetry and theater. Lynette was a colorist for Discovery Comics and is the illustrator of A Bug's Gift, which is listed in the American Comic Book Collection. 

Funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.
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