Event Calendar

See all library events on a monthly calendar.

Stillwater Public Library Programs and Events

Upcoming events

When: Monday, November 20, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room


Young readers ages 5-12 build confidence in their reading by sharing stories with a non-judgmental listener. Pre-registration encouraged as space is limited. Stop by the desk or call 651-275-4338, ext. 111 to arrange a 15 minute time slot.

**Bunny Story TAILS will end December 18**
When: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. In addition to being fun, coloring has many benefits to child development. Coloring tools and coloring pages appropriate for children and their parents/caregivers provided. This self paced activity will be set up in the storytime room with materials available from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday.
When: Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: All Branches

Washington County Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 25.
When: Friday, November 24, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: All Branches

Washington County Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 25.
When: Monday, November 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Did you know the library is one place your new reader can build confidence reading to a furry friend. The Stillwater Library has visiting Registered Therapy animals and they love when kids read to them. Call 651-275-4338, ext. 111 or stop by the Public Services Desk next time you are in to register for a 15 minute time slot. This program is geared toward kids ages 5-12.
When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. In addition to being fun, coloring has many benefits to child development. Coloring tools and coloring pages appropriate for children and their parents/caregivers provided. This self paced activity will be set up in the storytime room with materials available from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday.
When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Conference Room

Our popular mystery readers club meets monthly at the library. 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. 
When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Group Study Room (Teen)

Create with the Stillwater Public Library every Thursday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new tinker-based experiment that focuses on STEAM learning. From video game design to light-up sewing projects, we provide the space, the stuff, and the guidance - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. No registration needed. Stop by between 4-5 pm and see what's happening!

This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

When: Monday, December 04, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Group Study Room (Teen)

"TAB" is open to teens in grades 7-12. If you know what you want to see in the library, have suggestions for titles to order or programming you want to help plan, put in an application today. Applications can be found in the teen library. TAB Meetings are generally the first Monday of the month through the school year from 5-6 pm.

There are many different ways you can be involved so give it a try! Examples of things the TAB has been involved with include helping kids with crafts or games at library events, decorating a bulletin board or creating art for the newly redesigned Teen Library, writing book reviews, talking about popular new books (and received ARC's!), and sponsoring teen programming like October Read Month, Teen Tech Week. etc.
When: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom presented by the Story Man from England

Start your engines and get ready to zoom! Stories, songs, and your first driving lesson in this highly interactive program. 

This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy).

When: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. In addition to being fun, coloring has many benefits to child development. Coloring tools and coloring pages appropriate for children and their parents/caregivers provided. This self paced activity will be set up in the storytime room with materials available from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday.
When: Thursday, December 07, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Group Study Room (Teen)

Create with the Stillwater Public Library every Thursday in our teen space! This week is all about ZINES! - you make it happen. Zines are small circulating personal publications about anything, really, you decide. The library will provide the supplies & copying to get you started. We'll also help with the circulation of your zine by providing shelf space in our teen area.

Writing, comic strips, and everything in between. Your ideas, your style.

Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. No registration needed. Stop by between 4-5 pm and see what's happening!

This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

When: Saturday, December 09, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Margaret Rivers A & B

The Midnight Ball Princess revisits the heartwarming adventure of her lost slipper with help from the audience, her…quirky…Stepsisters, and her trusty Royal Historian during this delightful interactive storytime. After the story concludes the princess and her stepsisters will be available to meet and greet their guests and take pictures.

Royal attire is welcome!

Lost Slipper Storytime is presented by Stillwater Library in conjunction with Occasions with Character LLC. You can learn more about the character group at www.OccasionswithCharacter.com.    


When: Saturday, December 09, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Margaret Rivers A

This lesson will focus on a familiar winter subject from a new point of view … the top! Learn
many art processes as you trace, cut, color, draw, paint & glue while creating this multi-media
cut-paper collage.

This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy).
When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Music and movement for children ages 2-5 and their grownups. We'll use egg shakers, scarves and our bodies to dance to some fun music.


When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. In addition to being fun, coloring has many benefits to child development. Coloring tools and coloring pages appropriate for children and their parents/caregivers provided. This self paced activity will be set up in the storytime room with materials available from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday.
When: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Group Study Room (Teen)

Create with the Stillwater Public Library every Thursday in our teen space! Each week we’ll have a new tinker-based experiment that focuses on STEAM learning. From video game design to light-up sewing projects, we provide the space, the stuff, and the guidance - you make it happen. Take your creations with you and drop-in for more each week. No registration needed. Stop by between 4-5 pm and see what's happening!

This program series is made possible through donations made to the Stillwater Public Library Foundation.

When: Friday, December 15, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Margaret Rivers B

Sing, Play, Learn!  with MacPhail Center for Music
Los Animales y la Musica!

Ages: Birth – 5 years with parent/caregiver

 Registration Required. Limited to 20 children.

Join MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists as we explore the magic of music and play through the Spanish language. Through hands-on musical Spanish play activities families will experience music’s impact on learning and reading readiness. Together we will sing, rhyme, read, move and create with animal sounds and motions in mind!

 This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy).

When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

We are excited to announce the return of Bunny Story TAILS with a registered bunny who loves to be read to and cuddled. Young readers ages 5-12 build confidence in their reading by sharing stories with a non-judgmental listener. Pre-registration encouraged as space is limited. Stop by the desk or call 651-275-4338, ext. 111 to arrange a 15 minute time slot. 
When: Monday, December 18, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room


Young readers ages 5-12 build confidence in their reading by sharing stories with a non-judgmental listener. Pre-registration encouraged as space is limited. Stop by the desk or call 651-275-4338, ext. 111 to arrange a 15 minute time slot.

**Bunny Story TAILS will end December 18**
When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Stillwater Public Library at Storytime Room

Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. In addition to being fun, coloring has many benefits to child development. Coloring tools and coloring pages appropriate for children and their parents/caregivers provided. This self paced activity will be set up in the storytime room with materials available from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday.