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. Minnesota Author Laura Childs

    Join Laura as she discusses how she got started as an author, the process she goes through to the reader's hands, and what would-be novelists can do today to get themselves started. She is currently working on a new Tea Shop Mystery due March 2019...

  2. Stories with Grand Readers

    On select Saturdays we'll feature a special volunteer Grand Reader reading stories in our Children's Area from 10:30-11:30am - drop in any time for a story or two!

    All ages are welcome and registration is not required.

  3. Savage Writers

    The Savage Writers is a group of writers who work together to support each other in their individual pursuits...

  4. Hogwarts Prep: Ollivander's Wand Workshop, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Best for ages 10-18. The wand chooses the wizard! Create your own unique wand under the guidance of an Ollivander's assistant from Artistry of Bloomington. No cost to participate but registration required by Wednesday, 11/14. Workshop takes...

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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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