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All of Scott County Library classes, programs, events, and outreach are canceled through August. Monitor our COVID-19 Response Page for the latest updates to library services. 

Summer Library At Home Edition

June 6 - September 5, 2020

  • For ages 0-18
  • Celebrate a season of reading with Summer Spotlight At Home Edition!
  • The library is planning an entire summer of exciting at-home events and activities for kids and families. Visit www.scottlib.org/summer for more details on the schedule of events, including virtual performances (featuring library staff and some favorite performers), weekly online activities, mail-out and pickup events such as arts workshops and escape rooms.
  • To enter our summer prize drawings for Barnes & Noble gift cards.To request a Summer Spotlight at Home packet, complete the form online at https://bit.ly/SCLSpotlight

All Summer Spotlight At Home Events

Registration now open for:

Clay Nature Imprint, Wednesday, August 12

  • NOTE: Supplies for this workshop need to be picked up at your library via Express Services (walk-in) or Curbside Pickup (by appointment).  
  • For ages 3-11 (ages 3 - 6 will need assistance, ages 7 and up can work independently); registration opens 7/29; since each kit makes up to 8 imprints, registration is limited to ONE PER HOUSEHOLD please. Create nature imprints using air dry clay and objects found in nature. Kit includes air dry clay (enough to make 8 imprints) and twine in case you want to make your clay imprints into hanging ornaments.  You will need to collect your own nature items. Funded by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.

Infinity Cube, Friday, August 14

  • For ages 12 and older; registration closes August 11.
  • Create and personalize a calming infinity cube using your own art or photos to keep or give to a friend! We provide a 8 wooden cubes, tape, and paper. You'll need to provide a scissors. On the class date we'll mail you all the supplies needed for the project, printed instructions, and link to video instructions. Funded by the Scott Co Library Teen Advisory Board.  

 

Reserve a Computer in your Library 

Starting the week of Monday, May 18th, customers may use our online booking system to reserve a computer at their preferred library. Use the links below to make a reservation. Please make sure to read the directions when you book.  

We offer free, public access computers with access to the Internet and printing in all of our libraries. All of our computers are Windows PCs with Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Customers may print up to 10 pages for free in Black & White.  

There are some limitations to the service for the health and safety of customers and staff. At this time, customers will be required to wear a face mask when they arrive and for the duration of their visit. Please read the full directions and requirements when you book reservation. 

Only visiting to print? Consider using our convenient Curbside Pickup printing service! Send us your job through our online form, and we’ll print it for you to pick up. Visit our Curbside page to learn how.

 

Weekly Trivia

Some of you may be avid participants in fun bar trivia nights. But alas, social distancing means no trivia nights. In order to keep your brains well-exercised, we've decided to post a weekly trivia contest for fun. A new online trivia is posted every Tuesday. Visit our website at https://www.scottlib.org/1925/At-Home-Library to participate!

Learn about Virtual Programs in Our Newsletters

Sign for our Adult or Kids & Family newsletters to keep up with our latest virtual programs and activities. We’ll be in touch once or twice a week with our newest virtual programs and library updates. Sign up at www.scottlib.org/newsletters

 

SUPPORTING YOUR LIBRARY

The Belle Plaine Friends of the Library welcomes new members throughout the year.  Stop by the library for more information on the group and how they support the community and library.

 

 

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