Events & Classes

All library events are free and open to the public. Some events require registration - check the calendar listing for registration information.  

More information about events for kids, teens, and families is available on our Events for Kids & Teens page. 

New this year are our First Step STEM events. View a full listing of events on our event calendar. 
First Step STEM Events for Preschoolers are Coming Soon. Click for event listing

Event cancellations and changes sometimes happen -  check the 
calendarFacebook or Twitter pages, or call the library for any last minute program news. 

Weather Cancellations

If local schools close due to weather, morning children’s events that day are cancelled; call the host library for the status of afternoon or evening events. Information may also appear on our social media outlets and in the calendar.

Upcoming Library Events

  1. Savage Writers

    The Savage Writers are a group working together to support each other in their individual pursuits of writing. They are a newly formed group working out how best to help each other. This is a Scott County Volunteer-run...

  2. Walk-In Crime Victim's Clinic

    Southern Minnesota Regional Services (SMRLS) offers a weekly walk-in clinic from 9:00am-11:00am for victims of crime. If you are a crime victim, you can talk to an attorney specializing in victim's rights., orders for protection, restitution and...

  3. Readmobile Visit

    Join the Readmobile at Shakopee Community...

  4. Hands On! Art Exploration for Adults - Acrylic Painting 3-Part Series - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Acrylic painting is a fun and versatile medium. Participants will learn how to mix and control gradations in color, create effects through blends, dry-brush and washes, and learn how to incorporate collage and texture.  Students will work on...

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The Legacy Fund

Some of our events are funded by the 
Minnesota Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This fund helps provide literacy, Minnesota history, visual, performing and media arts, and cultural programs to libraries and other community institutions working with local arts and culture organizations, historical societies, and artists.

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