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PARK GROVE Library Notes

7900 HEMINGWAY AVE S • COTTAGE GROVE, MN 55016 651-459-2040

All Washington County Library branches will be closed on Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. Featured Events Contraption Club Thursday, May 5 from 3 to 5 P.M.

Explore and learn how to use new technology to make almost anything. Participants will have access to 3D printing, laser cutting, coding robots, soldering, Cricut cutting machines, computerized embroidery, and more. For ages 9-12. This workshop is funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Registration is not required. Outdoor Family Storytime Friday, May 6 from 10:30 to 11 A.M. This outdoor storytime focuses on concepts like life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and kindness. Storytime is your opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills. Registration is not required. Recommended for ages 0-8 and their grown-ups!

Park Grove Daytime Book Club Wednesday, May 11 from 1 to 2:30 P.M. The Daytime Book Club at Park Grove Library meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. This month’s selection is The Witness of Combines by Kent Meyers. All are welcome! Registration is not required.

Take and Make with Sarah Nassif: Hand Sewing Drawstring Bags Wednesday, May 11 Transforming flat fabric into fun, functional and beautiful things can feel a bit like magic! Pick up supplies from Park Grove Library to sew your own drawstring bag and complete the project at home. For ages 5-12. No registration is required. This program is possible thanks to COMPAS and funding from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Contraption Club Thursday, May 12 from 3 to 5 P.M.

Explore and learn how to use new technology to make almost anything. Participants will have access to 3D printing, laser cutting, coding robots, soldering, Cricut cutting machines, computerized embroidery, and more. For ages 9-12. This workshop is funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Registration is not required. Outdoor Family Storytime Friday, May 13 from 10:30 to 11 A.M. This outdoor storytime focuses on concepts like life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and kindness. Storytime is your opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills. Registration is not required. Recommended for ages 0-8 and their grown-ups!

Contraption Club Thursday, May 19 from 3 to 5 P.M.

Explore and learn how to use new technology to make almost anything. Participants will have access to 3D printing, laser cutting, coding robots, soldering, Cricut cutting machines, computerized embroidery, and more. For ages 9-12. This workshop is funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Registration is not required. Outdoor Family Storytime Friday, May 20 from 10:30 to 11 A.M. This outdoor storytime focuses on concepts like life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and kindness. Storytime is your opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills. Registration is not required. Recommended for ages 0-8 and their grown-ups! Hybrid: Park Grove Library Book Club Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30 to 8 P.M. Read the book and join the discussion. Everyone is welcome! This month’s selection is Trust Exercise by Susan Choi. Attend this hybrid book club virtually or in person at Park Grove Library. Registration is required. Register in person, online at WashCoLib.org/ events, or by calling 651-459-2040. Contraption Club Thursday, May 26 from 3 to 5 P.M.

Explore and learn how to use new technology to make almost anything. Participants will have access to 3D printing, laser cutting, coding robots, soldering, Cricut cutting machines, computerized embroidery, and more. For ages 9-12. This workshop is funded in part with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Registration is not required. Outdoor Family Storytime Friday, May 27 from 10:30 to 11 A.M. This outdoor storytime focuses on concepts like life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and kindness. Storytime is your opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills. Registration is not required. Recommended for ages 0-8 and their grown-ups!

Take and Make with Space St. Croix: Telescope Flipbook Saturday, May 28 Explore the deployment of the James Webb Space Telescope by creating a 48-frame flipbook. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration is not required. Supplies will be provided for you to complete outside the library and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. For more Washington County Library events or to register, visit WashCoLib.org/Events

April 27, 2022