Mystery Book Club

Our popular mystery readers club meets monthly at the library, the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery...

Upcoming Events

 

Date: Monday, March 25, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Stillwater Fireplace - UL East
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Step out of your comfort zone and join Stillwater Library staff for a Pop-Up Book Club on Monday, March 25 from 6:30 - 7:30 PM for a discussion of diversity in America today. Read one or more of the below titles to start a conversation with your neighbors about inclusion, tolerance and diversity:

  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
  • The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
  • The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham

Cover image for White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism

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Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Conference Room
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Our popular mystery readers club meets monthly at the Stillwater Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in January - November. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the theme, setting, or topic selected by the group at the end of each meeting. All mystery enthusiasts are welcome.

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Bakken Trio & Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Location: Margaret Rivers A, Margaret Rivers B
Library: Stillwater Public Library

For those who have always loved classical music and those who want to make a deeper connection: experience classical music through new ears and eyes with the highly acclaimed performers from The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz.

Each event in this series will present one of the four movements of From the Monkey Mountains by 20th century Czech composer Pavel Haas.

  • Saturday, March 30 at 2:00 pm - Movement 1: Landscape
  • Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm - Movement 2: Coachman & Horse
  • Thursday, April 11at 6:30 pm - Movement 3: Moon & I
  • Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 pm - Movement 4: Wild Night

In each hour long event, audiences will:

  • learn about Haas through Z Puppets’ toy theater presentation of his life, from his early inspiration to his tragic death in the Holocaust
  • get tips from The Bakken Trio on key details to listen for in the music
  • hear The Bakken Trio's live performance of a movement of From the Monkey Mountains
  • explore what you hear through Z Puppets’ guided drawing activity
  • share discoveries in a group discussion

Each event will stand alone as a complete experience - or try them all! Classical music lovers and "not-so-much"-ers welcome. Free. Designed for ages 12-adult and youth ages 8-11 accompanied by their adults. Registration is required for each person attending.

This activity is funded, in part, by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Bakken Trio & Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
Location: Margaret Rivers A, Margaret Rivers B
Library: Stillwater Public Library

For those who have always loved classical music and those who want to make a deeper connection: experience classical music through new ears and eyes with the highly acclaimed performers from The Bakken Trio and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz.

Each event in this series will present one of the four movements of From the Monkey Mountains by 20th century Czech composer Pavel Haas.

  • Saturday, March 30 at 2:00 pm - Movement 1: Landscape
  • Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 pm - Movement 2: Coachman & Horse
  • Thursday, April 11at 6:30 pm - Movement 3: Moon & I
  • Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 pm - Movement 4: Wild Night

In each hour long event, audiences will:

  • learn about Haas through Z Puppets’ toy theater presentation of his life, from his early inspiration to his tragic death in the Holocaust
  • get tips from The Bakken Trio on key details to listen for in the music
  • hear The Bakken Trio's live performance of a movement of From the Monkey Mountains
  • explore what you hear through Z Puppets’ guided drawing activity
  • share discoveries in a group discussion

Each event will stand alone as a complete experience - or try them all! Classical music lovers and "not-so-much"-ers welcome. Free. Designed for ages 12-adult and youth ages 8-11 accompanied by their adults. Registration is required for each person attending.

This activity is funded, in part, by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Conference Room
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Stillwater Public Library is governed by a nine-person Board of Trustees appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Board of Trustees is the policy making body for the library. Board members may serve up to three terms of three years each. According to City ordinance, trustees must be residents of the City of Stillwater. Meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month on the upper level of the library at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. 

 

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All programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated. For more information about library events contact the Information Center at 651-275-4338, ext. 4876 or email splinfo@ci.stillwater.mn.us. If you are interested in scheduling a private meeting, wedding, or special event at the Stillwater Public Library, please see Hold a Meeting at SPL or Hold a Wedding / Special Event at SPL.