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

We hope your family's summer is filled with picnics, swimming, and enjoying and/or surviving summer weather. When you're ready to come in out of the heat, visit us for a cool place to exercise those brain cells with great books and engaging activities!
Please note: All Scott County libraries are closed on Thursday, 7/4. 
Upcoming Happenings
Summer Spotlight at the library
continues through August 10
  SUMMER SPOTLIGHT, the library's summer reading program, offers a summer's worth of fun and enriching events and reading incentives for kids 0-18 years of age. Kids who engage in learning activities during the summer start their next school year ready to learn. For more information, including our Great Summer Read Down program to reduce late fees on library cards, visit 
Registration Now Open for July & August Workshops,  Mini-Camps, & More 
See the summer events schedule at the links below. If an event requires or recommends registration, you'll see "Registration Required" in the event title. To register, click on the event title and the blue "Begin Registration" box.
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Readmobile Summer Visits
The Readmobile will deliver learning, literacy, and fun at public visits in Belle Plaine, New Prague, Prior Lake, Shakopee. Check the Readmobile page for more information and the summer 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.
Stranger Things Trivia Night!
For adults, and families with teens 12 & older. Join library staff in the Bierstube Room* at Giesenbrau Bier Co for a night of Stranger Things trivia and activities, just in time for the premiere of Season 3! 
*the Bierstube Room is open to all ages. Giesenbrau Bier Co is located at 1306 1st St NE in New Prague

Registration for all teen Summer Spotlight events is now open
Don't miss out on great teen events this summer - sign up HERE to work side by side with an artist, scheme with your friends in an escape room, battle in a SuperSmash Bros tournament, compete as a team in the Nailed It cookie decorating challenges, and more!
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
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.