Kids, Teens, & Families 
Scott County Library Newsletter
February 2019

Even though the days are getting longer (yay!) it's still great reading weather and the libraries are a perfect place to bring kids when the weather keeps you inside.

Join us for some unique events this month, including family corsage/boutonniere classes and events designed to get you and your kids moving, like Party in the Club and Yoga for Families!

Please note:  Libraries are closed Mon 2/18 for the Presidents' Day holiday. 
Upcoming Happenings
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Make a corsage and boutonniere!
An experienced florist will teach floral design basics and help you create a beautiful corsage and boutonniere for a special event or celebration. 
Classes are free but registration is required:
Wed 2/13, 6-8pm Prior Lake (ages 4-12 with adult)
Thu 2/21, 4-6pm Shakopee (ages 4-12 with adult)
Save the date for Mother's Day Corsage class:
Thu 5/9, 5-7pm New Prague 
(registration opens on 4/9)
Funded in part by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund.

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Sat 2/2, 10:30-11:30am: Once Upon a Castle
Kids and families are invited to drop in and enjoy making a crown with Artistry and meet & greet costumed royalty! 
Sat 2/23, 10:30-NoonJammie Jam with Kidsdance
Wear your jammies and move your feet at this funfest DJ show with great family music, dancing, costs, prizes, and more!
Party in the Club events are free and open to the public, no registration required.
Sponsored by the City of Prior Lake and the Prior Lake Library; funded in part by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund.

Winter Early Literacy Classes & Storytimes 
Early literacy is what your child needs to know about reading and writing before they learn to read & write. Let the library help develop your child's early literacy skills with the five practices of Talk, Sing, Read, Write, & Play at  our  Early Literacy classes and storytimes  

  Other Events for Kids & Families
Savage, Sun 2/10, 3-4pm  & 2/14, 3:30-4:30pm
Prior Lake, Tue 2/12, 6:30-7:30pm
Jordan, Wed 2/13, 3:30-4:30pm
Savage, Sat 2/16, 10:30-11:15
Shakopee, Tue 2/19, 10:30-11am
Prior Lake, Shakopee, Savage
Belle Plaine, Mon 2/25, 6-8pm

ACT Test Prep Sessions
Come to a free A CT Test Prep session and de-stress the test! Registration is required:
New Prague Library:
Fri 2/15, 9:00-11:30am
Shakopee Library:
Wed 4/3, 9:00-11:30am (signup starts 3/13)
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Free Online Tutoring with your library card!
If your child needs help with homework, 
check out this great FREE resource (online or app), available daily from 1:00-11:00pm!
If you have any questions, contact any Scott County Library. We look forward to seeing you at the library!
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Library Information
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952-873-6767, email


Elko New Market

952-496-8030, email



952-496-8050, email


New Prague

952-496-8026, email


Prior Lake

952-447-3375, email



952-707-1770, email



952-233-9590, email


Law Library

952-496-8713, email


Library Administration



Library Board


The board is appointed by the Scott County Board of Commissioners and meets monthly. The public is always welcome to attend.