In The Spotlight

  • Read and Ride Day

    Bring your library card to the State Fair on Wednesday, August 28! You'll get a discount on admission when you get your ticket at the gate. Local area libraries will also present stage shows and family fun in Dan Patch park, plus there are all-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides and games.

Upcoming Events

  • Master Gardener Help Desk

    Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location: Other (see front desk)
    Branch: Waconia

    Bring your plant samples and insect disease questions to any of the Yard & Garden Help Desks. Carver/Scott Master Gardeners will help diagnose problems and answer your yard and garden questions.  Help will be at the Chanhassen, Chaska and Waconia Libraries on Saturdays through August- it's to the left of the door when you come in at Waconia Library.  

    For plants: Bring a portion about 8-10 inches long and include leaves, flowers and fruits as available.
    For lawns: Cut a 3 inch square of sod, including roots.
    For insects: Put the specimen in a screw-top jar, and store in freezer to preserve it until you're ready to bring it in.
    For insect/disease problems: Note if some or all of your plant is affected, the exact location where on the plant the problem is (branches, inner and/or outer leaves, branches), if it seems to be spreading, and when it started.

    For more information on Carver/Scott Master Gardeners, see http://www.carverscottmastergardeners.org.     

  • Master Gardener Help Desk

    Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location: Lobby
    Branch: Chaska

    Bring your plant samples and insect disease questions to any of the Yard & Garden Help Desks. Carver/Scott Master Gardeners will help diagnose problems and answer your yard and garden questions.  Help will be at the Chanhassen, Chaska and Waconia Libraries on Saturdays through August- it's in City Hall at Chaska Library.  

    For plants: Bring a portion about 8-10 inches long and include leaves, flowers and fruits as available.
    For lawns: Cut a 3 inch square of sod, including roots.
    For insects: Put the specimen in a screw-top jar, and store in freezer to preserve it until you're ready to bring it in.
    For insect/disease problems: Note if some or all of your plant is affected, the exact location where on the plant the problem is (branches, inner and/or outer leaves, branches), if it seems to be spreading, and when it started.

    For more information on Carver/Scott Master Gardeners, see http://www.carverscottmastergardeners.org.     

  • Master Gardener Help Desk

    Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Location: Lobby
    Branch: Chanhassen

    Bring your plant samples and insect disease questions to any of the Yard & Garden Help Desks. Carver/Scott Master Gardeners will help diagnose problems and answer your yard and garden questions.  Help will be at the Chanhassen, Chaska and Waconia Libraries on Saturdays through August- it's in the lobby of Chanhassen Library.

    For plants: Bring a portion about 8-10 inches long and include leaves, flowers and fruits as available.
    For lawns: Cut a 3 inch square of sod, including roots.
    For insects: Put the specimen in a screw-top jar, and store in freezer to preserve it until you're ready to bring it in.
    For insect/disease problems: Note if some or all of your plant is affected, the exact location where on the plant the problem is (branches, inner and/or outer leaves, branches), if it seems to be spreading, and when it started.

    For more information on Carver/Scott Master Gardeners, see http://www.carverscottmastergardeners.org.     

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