Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
The money earned from the sale is used for needed projects and supplies for the library (Read More.)Of the various fund raisers the Friends support, the book sale is notable for the many hours of work it requires. We are grateful for all the work done and all the donations the Friends have received.
Thu, Oct 8th, 9-8pm
, Fri, Oct 9th, 9-5pm
, and Sat, Oct 10th, 9-Noon
Star Wars Reads Day
Drop into the children's room any time throughout the day and help us celebrate Star Wars
Reads Day. (Read More.)There will be fun activities for children of all ages. You do not need to register for this program: you can just show up.
Sat, Oct 10th
Teen Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. (Read More.)Note that we are switching to Tuesdays starting in January.
Teens in grades 7-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
Tue, Oct 13th, 6:30-8pm
and Tue, Nov 10th, 6:30-8pm
OSU Raffle Tickets
The Friends of the Library will be selling Raffle Tickets for OSU/Minnesota.
We are looking for one or two adult volunteers to help with occasional Saturday afternoon programs for school-age children. (Read More.)If you would be available and willing to help in this way, please speak with someone in the Children's Room.
Halloween Movie Marathon
Drop in anytime on Halloween for our movie marathon. (Read More.)We will be showing Halloween-themed movies in the Community Room all day. (To see which movies we're showing, follow links 1, 2, 3, and 4.) Join us for fresh popcorn, watch the movies on our big screen, with our new sound system.
New Lower Entrance is Open
The library's lower entrance area, including the handicap access ramp and the lower book drop, are open again. (Read More.)The construction work has been completed, so you can come to the library and check out our shiny new door. Thanks for bearing with us as we had this done.
Teen Board Meeting
Our Teen Board will meet each month at 5:30pm on the third Thursday of the month
. (Read More.)New members are welcome at any time. You do not need to register ahead of time, just come.
Thu, Oct 15th, 5:30-6pm
and Thu, Nov 19th, 5:30-6pm
Games Club (Grades 6-12)
The chess club has become a games club. (Read More.)We will still have chess available, but we also now invite others to join in and play other board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. New members in grades 6-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You do not need to register for the games club: you can just show up.
Thu, Oct 15th, 6:30-8pm
and Thu, Nov 19th, 6:30-8pm
Adult Program: Trapped in the LIbrary with Zombies
The Library has been overrun with zombies. The surviving staff have been injured and need your help. (Read More.)They have managed to barricade some of the zombies, locked themselves in the basement, and have hidden the only other key on the main floor. They left clues and puzzles behind, so that only your group can find them.
Start at the main library entrance. Follow clues, solve puzzles, gather supplies, save the library staff, escape the library, and don't get eaten.
This program is for adults. This program is free, but space is limited. Call or stop by the main desk to sign up.
Sat, Oct 24th at 6pm
Visit the children's room any time between 10 and 4 on October 31st
for family-friendly Halloween crafts and activities. (Read More.)Costumes are welcome. You do not need to register for this program: you can just show up.
(Read More.)For ages 12-18. Registration is required. Sign up now.
Sat, Oct 31st at 7pm
National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo is the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel in only thirty days. (Read More.)The library will hold
write-ins to help participating writers stay inspired to keep writing. Write-ins include mini-workshops with different local authors, a quiet space to write, and refreshments. Write-in dates will be announced as November draws closer.
Sun, Nov 1st
and Mon, Nov 30th
Friends of the Library Meetings
Tue, Nov 3rd at 9am and Tue, Dec 1st at 9am.
Teen Throwback Thursday
Join us for a celebration of days gone. (Read More.)There will be games and crafts from history. Costumes are encouraged but optional.
For ages 12-18. Registration is required: call or stop by the main desk to sign up.
Thu, Nov 5th at 6pm
Friday Afternoon Movie
Watch a movie
Fri, Nov 6th at 3:30pm
My Little Pony Party
Join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, and other activities. (Read More.)For grades K-2. Call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Nov 7th, 2-3:30pm
Do not pass go. Head straight to the library for our life-sized Monopoly game. (Read More.)The team with the most money after one hour wins. Registration is required. Call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Nov 21st, 2-3:30pm