Cookies for Kids

Saturday, October 2, 2021
St. Charles Public Library
10:30am – 1:00pm

Welcome back to school!  The staff and board of the St. Charles Public Library would like to invite you for a FREE cookie!  Check out everything your local library has to offer and enjoy a cookie.

Adult Craft Nights

Thursday evenings, 6-8pm starting September 16

Looking for company while you craft?  Do you need a tip or two to complete this or that crochet stitch?  Need a sounding board for your creative project ideas?  Drop by the St. Charles Public Library anytime between 6-8pm on Thursdays, starting September 16.

Welcoming Week Celebration

Tuesday, September 14, 4:30-6:30pm

Join the St. Charles Public Library and Project FINE for a community celebration featuring a variety of activities inside and outside the library!  Music and dance performances, activities, story time, and library tours. All are welcome!

Spring Cleaning Book Sale

Throughout the months of April and May, the St. Charles Public Library is holding a spring cleaning book sale.  Drop on by to purchase hardcover books for a $1.00 or paperback books for 50-cents, or give us your best offer.  Don’t see what you want in your first visit?  Return at a later date, as books are being continually added to the sale.

Open Mic Night for Teens

This summer, Thursday nights are for the teens at the St. Charles Public Library.  From 6-8pm, the library will be offering different activities for teens to enjoy, such as board games, bingo, crafts, and more.

The teen activity nights will kickoff with an Open Mic Night on Thursday, June 3.  Come on down to the St. Charles Library to share your talent and enjoy the talents of others.

The St. Charles Public Library is also offering reading rewards for teens this summer in the form of Book Bingo.  Each square on the Bingo sheet will have a different reading challenge.  A Bingo will earn readers a small prize.  A blackout will earn readers a larger prize.

Virtual Author Talk with Margi Preus

Throughout the month of May, SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) is hosting a series of author talks over Zoom as part of the 2021 Minnesota Author Tour.  The program is possible due to support from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Minnesota Library Legacy Program.

The author tour concludes on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30pm with a talk with Margi Preus.

Margi Preus is a New York Times bestselling author of the Newbery Honor Book, “Heart of a Samurai” and other notable novels and picture books for young readers. Her newest titles are “Village of Scoundrels,” “The Littlest Voyageur,” and “The Silver Box.”

Preus’s books have won multiple awards, been honored as ALA/ALSC Notables, selected as an NPR Backseat Book Club pick, chosen for community reads, and landed on many best-of lists.

Margi Preus’s book, “The Littlest Voyageur” was a finalist in the 2021 Minnesota Book Awards.

Margi Preus’s author talk is on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30pm via Zoom and Facebook live.
Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88279369154
Meeting ID: 882 7936 9154

Summer Reading Program Kickoff

The kickoff for the 2021 Summer Reading Program will be from 4-8pm on Wednesday, May 26 (rain date May 27).  Kids can register for the reading program at the library (or from their car), make (or take & make) a craft, and play a few fun games.

Unable to make the kick-off?  Click here to register.