“How strange it is, sometimes, which conversations or events stays with us while so much else melts as fast as April snow.” 
―  Marlena De Blasi,  A Thousand Days in Venice
Facts from the Stacks
April 2019
Events and Programs
Special Storytime Book Fiesta Open House, April 19, 10:30 and 3:30
Celebrate Children's Day, Book Day at the Library!
Friday, April 19

Storytime @

10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Crafts, quiet time activities and games throughout the day!

Fiesta - Xaflad
a Celebration of Culture!

Friday, April 26,
4:30 - 6:30 pm.

Saint Peter Community Center

Cultural Activities, Music, Games Crafts, Food and More!

Brenda will have hold a storytime at 5:15!

See you there!

Save the Date - Barnes and Noble Bookfair:

Sat., April 27

Shop at Barnes and Noble on April 27 and tell them at the check-out counter that you're supporting the St. Peter Library!

Join us for storytime and crafts at 11 a.m.!

If you can't make it to the store that day, visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online 4/27-5/2 by entering Bookfair ID 12394094 at check-out.

A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit the Friends of the St. Peter Library.
Early Release Event
Fri., May 17, 1:30 p.m.

Moody Bees Farm will be here to talk about bees and honey on this early release day!

Join Author Heather Holm as she talks about best practices for gardening to benefit precious bees and butterflies. This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the People of Minnesota for Library Legacy Activities.
Fri., May 17, 6:00 p.m., SPCC #219, Free

Battle of the Books
Register by May 29!
Battle of the Books
Teen Battle: Ages 13-18
Tween Battle Ages 10-13
Test your book knowledge against other youth in the region at THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS! Teams consist of 4 people. Gather a team together or sign up individually and be placed on a team. Sign-up early, spots will fill up fast! This year’s TEEN titles are: Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson, Jackaby by William Ritter, The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner and Warcross by Marie Lu This year’s TWEEN Titles are: Rain Reign , By Ann Martin, The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Wild Robot by Peter Brown and Wishtree by Katherine Applegate
This program is made possible by grants provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and TdS Friends of the Library groups.

Teen Battle: Sat., Aug. 3, 10:00 a.m.
Tween Battle: Sat., Aug. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Register by May 29 with Brenda @ the Library
Planetarium spots are going fast!
Reserve yours today!

NEW Session added at 7:30 p.m.
Thu., Aug. 8
Limited space available

NEW session added at 7:30 p.m.!

All Ages
Travel space this summer at the Saint Peter Gym by stepping into the Bell Museum’s ExploreaDome. The Dome is a traveling planetarium with live programs inside. Journey through the Solar System, galaxy and universe, and explore the vast distances of space. * It is recommended that you bring towels, blankets or mats as you will be laying on the gym floor. A limited amount of space is available for those requiring chairs. The tent is ADA accessible. This event is free, but space is limited. Program time is approximately 40 minutes. SPCC Gym, Free

This program is made possible by a generous contribution from Gustavus Adolphus College.
The Library is Open

M-Th 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fridays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The library will close early on
Tuesday, May 21 at 5 pm for a staff meeting.
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