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 Fun at the Library


There’s something for every child at the library!Fotolia_26016722_XS.jpg

Hear good stories and more:

  • Babies 0-18 months — Share boardbooks with your caregivers, visit, and play at Lapsit Storytime! (Registration required)
  • Todders ages 18-36 months — Listen, laugh, sing, and shake your sillies out in 20 minutes of action-packed fun!
  • Children ages 3-6 years — share 30 minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes at Family Storytime!
  • Elementary school aged children: Read to a Dog in our Tails for Reading program! (Registration required)


Want to find more fun at the library?  Check out our full calendar of events.
Drawing Horses


Come Join Abrakadoodle and let's learn about horses...and draw them too! We'll read a book about horses. Then, using the drawster's technique using basic shapes, you'll learn how to draw some amazing horses and then finish them with chalk pastels. This lesson is 60 minutes long. Class size is limited to 36 children per session.

Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Chanhassen Library
Saturday, April 12  11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Chaska Library
Thursday, April 24  3:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 26 11 a.m.

Waconia Library
Tuesday, April 22  3:30 p.m.
Drawing Horses 2

Sandy Seha-Louma will read about horses and then teach you to draw horses, too! Using basic shapes, you'll learn to draw some amazing horses and then finish them with chalk pastels. This lesson is approximately 60 minutes long, and class size is limited to 36 children.
Norwood Young America Library
Saturday, April 5  1 p.m.

Watertown Library
Thursday, April 10  3:30 p.m.

Loft Writing Classes

Let Your Imagination Soar

For children in grades 4-6

If you like to write stories about magical, mythical beings, this class is for you! We'll invent our own creature tales and create fun, interesting stories around our newly invented mythology! Class size is limited, call your library to register!

Norwood Young America Library 952-467-2665
Saturday, April 12, 1:30 pm

Watertown Library 952-955-2939
Friday, April 18, 1:00 pm

A Kid's Guide to Writing Short Stories

For children in grades 4-6

Are you the kind of person who can tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags? Then join us and explore different ways to come up with story ideas, and then shape them into engaging, fun stories, complete with characters, plot, and setting that you can share with all your friends! Registration is required and class size is limited. Call the library to register.

Chanhassen Library 952-227-7624
Saturday, April 19, 10:30 am

Sing, Play, Learn with Macphail!
Join MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists as we explore the magic of music
and play. Through hands-on musical play activities, families will experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness skills. Together we will sing, rhyme, read, move and create! Please call your library to register.
Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Wednesday, April 30 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 6  11:00 a.m.
Monday, May 12  6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13  10:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 15  10:30 a.m.
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