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

If you're suffering through another round of snow and cold, stop in and visit your library for a change of scenery and a pile of books. The Shakopee Library even has the Smart Play Spot, an interactive learning and play area designed by the Minnesota Children's Museum!

Please note:  Libraries are closed Fri 3/8 for staff training. 
Upcoming Happenings
Create Together
at the Savage Library
As a family, explore different materials, get creative, and make unique pieces of art together! Best enjoyed by children ages 5-12 and their caregivers:

Sat 3/16, 10:30-Noon
Sat 3/30, 10:30am-Noon
Sat 4/27, 10:30am-Noon
Funded in part by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Fund.

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Readmobile Visits Begin in Belle Plaine!
Weather permitting, the Readmobile will deliver learning, literacy, and fun to Fountain Park in Belle Plaine beginning Mon 3/4 from 3:30-5:00pm. Check the Readmobile page for more information and the schedule of visits.
The Readmobile vehicle and start-up collection were funded by the Diane J. Sachs Trust and a grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

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 3/10, 3:30-4:30pm
Jordan, Wed 3/13, 3:30-4:30pm
Prior Lake, Shakopee, Savage
ACT Test Prep Session
Come to a free A CT Test Prep session and de-stress the test! Registration is required:
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!
Connect With Us
Library Information
Belle Plaine

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.