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All libraries are closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

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  • AllData Repair

    Stop on by any of our library locations to get access to the leading provider of original manufacturers' repair information for cars and trucks from 1982 onward. We can help you use it too (though not all librarians are car repair gurus, alas).

Upcoming Events

  • ECFE on Wheels Chaska Library

    Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Time: 11:30am - 12:15pm
    Location: Children's area
    Branch: Chaska

    For ages birth to 5.  Registration for each child is required.  Parent/guardian needs to stay with children.Parent education staff provides a free ECFE experience for families, caregivers and children ages birth to 5 to share together.  There will be circle time, songs, an art activity and literacy take home project.  No programs March 28 and May 2.  Chaska Library, 3 City Hall Plaza

  • Teen Zone Waconia Library

    Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Presenter: Youth Services
    Branch: Waconia

    Tweens and teens, come hang out in a 'teen only space' for the afternoon. This space can be used for working on homework and occasionally there will be video games or other activities.

  • Master Gardener Help Desk

    Date: Saturday, May 25, 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.     

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