September 27, 2020
Kids, Teens, & Family Newsletter
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Spring Literacy activities start soon:

We've planned 8 weeks of activities for you and your family for April & May! Here's a list of all the fun:
  • Starting 4/1: Sign up for our Spring into Reading challenge, available on the online reading & activity app Beanstack. Or you can pick up paper Spring Into Reading forms in the library.
  • Starting 4/5:
  • Start Mondays off right with your favorite encore Mini-Early Literacy Classes
  • Get the whole family in on the fun with Silver Medalist Sarah sports videos alternating every other week with downloadable Family Fun Breaks
  • Starting 4/7: Visit your library during open hours for pickup projects and activity packets. Please note that we are transitioning from mailout projects and packets to a pickup model in order to have more funds available for summer programming.
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For more details on our spring family activities, visit
Our Winter Literacy season ends soon! Remember to send in your child's completed reading log by MARCH 31st to have your spring prize mailed to you.
Early Literacy & Storytimes
Early Learning Videos for Ages 2-5
READ & CREATE VIDEO
Available starting 3/29
It’s an a-MOOOO-zing time for all this week. Join Ms. Ally for a book, song, and rhyme featuring cows then learn how to create your own cow puppet to continue the fun afterwards.
Funded by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.
ENCORE EARLY LITERACY VIDEO
Available starting 4/5
We're sharing some of your favorite videos from the Fall early literacy season. This week, enjoy royal stories and activities with Ms. Kristy from the Shakopee Library..
Available now through 4/23
If you missed the live Music Together class with Kari over Zoom on 3/23, enjoy this recorded version available for just four weeks.

Funded by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage (Legacy) Amendment.
Family Fun
Available starting 4/5
New One Book One Minnesota title
Let’s celebrate spring in Minnesota by reading together! Middle grade novel Slider by Pete Hautman is now available as a free ebook to any Minnesota reader now through 5/9! Learn more HERE.
graphic of One Book One Minnesota logo, Slider book cover, and author Pete Hautman
Pickup Projects at Your Library
Visit your Scott Co Library during Express hours to pick up these activities (while supplies last):
Daniel Tiger Neighborhood Activity Packet from TPT
Available beginning 4/7

Available 4/7-4/10

Available 4/14-4/17
In Your Community
All are invited to the Shakopee Diversity Alliance allyship webinar on Zoom
Joli S. will join the Shakopee Diversity Alliance team to discuss allyship. During this first session of the webinar series, she will provide an introduction to allyship and the ways allyship comes to life in supporting social justice, inclusion, and human rights for marginalized groups.

More information and registration HERE.

Formed in 2012, the Shakopee Diversity Alliance is a community-based non-profit aimed at celebrating the City of Shakopee's rich diverse cultures and addressing its needs.