At Home Library Events

 The library is working to offer free, virtual programs to the public to enjoy at home. All available virtual programs will be listed on this page as they become available.

Family and Youth Programming
Adult Programming

One Book | One Minnesota

One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss. The first featured book selection is Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick Press).  

Locate a Copy:

Join the Discussion

Visit the One Book | One Minnesota website for reading guides, online book discussion, author videos, and more. 

Because of Winn Dixie Book Cover (picture of dog)

Trivia Tuesdays

 
Compete in the weekly trivia contest for each age. Trivia is available Tuesday by 10 am CST through the following Monday through 12 pm CST. 
Kids and Family Trivia          Reading Adventures                                                                
Adult Trivia Notable Black Authors                                                                                    

Free Resources

Tumblebooks Library

Between now and August 31, 2020 access additional eBooks and eAudiobooks courtesy of TumbleBooks! Books are available instantly with no borrowing or downloading. Library card not required.

Tumblebook LibraryK-6 children’s eBook database with activities
Tumble MathK-6 math eBook database
Teen Book CloudGrade 6-12 eBook database
Audio Book CloudeAudiobooks for all ages
Romance Book CloudLarge collection of romance novels.

Ancestry Library Edition

Between now and May 31, 2020 you can access the the library edition that includes online genealogy resource delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Scott County library card required.

Ancestry Library Edition

Click this banner to sign up for our 2020 Spring Reading Challenge! Available through May 31st, all

​For Families and Youth 



​Spotlight Storytimes



This summer, we'll have weekly Spotlight Storytimes featuring some favorite performers, library staff, and even your pets. The videos will be available for one week. Sign up for our family newsletters to receive links to these videos. 
Spotlight Storytimes 
(updates Monday)
Please, Mr Panda/ Por Favor, Senor Panda in English and Spanish with Miss  Blanca!                       

​Scavenger Hunts



As you read one of the books below, see if you can find the images. All books are available from one the library's eBook resources.

​​Activities


Hands On! At Home for Adults

Card Class
Create Gratitude Cards: Making & Writing 

The Create Gratitude Cards: Making & Writing class is FULL. Thanks for your overwhelming response!  Please check here in the future for more great Hands On at Home classes, or subscribe to the adult newsletter here.

Funded by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment through the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).  


Additional Activities

Coloring Book - featuring block prints from local artist Bob Pollard. 

Staff Recommendations

You can find copies of our recommended titles in a variety of formats. Search the library catalog or explore our eBook collections to find titles recommended by our staff. 

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