Stop in for Express Services

Stop in for Express Services

Updated October 13, 2020: Are you hoping to make a quick visit to the library? We welcome you into the building for short visits of 60-minutes or less. Our express hours are Wednesdays from 1 PM – 7 PM and Saturdays from 10 AM – 2 PM.YOU...

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Reserve your library materials online and schedule a curbside appointment to pick up your items.

  1. Request library materials. Use the library catalog to place holds on specific titles or complete a Book Bundle request to have staff select materials for you based on genres.
  2. After you receive an email that your materials are ready, schedule a pick-up appointment.
  3. Pick up your item during your appointment time in the library’s parking ramp on Third Street.


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    Memory minder kits are now available to check out! Designed for people experiencing memory loss and their caregivers, kits include a collection of materials and activities to trigger memories of life experiences. This helps encourage positive and engaging interactions between caregivers and people with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Memory minder kits were created […]Learn More »


Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Time: 10:15am - 10:35am
Presenter: Kim Faurot
Location: Online
Library: Stillwater Public Library


Check in on Baby Bear this fall to see his Virtual “Story Short” for the week! Each 20 minute program will include an appearance by Baby Bear with one additional Storytime element. 

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Time: 10:45am - 10:55am
Presenter: Kim Faurot
Location: Online
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Extend your "Story Short" learning with a follow-up STEM hands-on activity! Use materials from around home, or stop by the library Children's Library to pick up a pre-packed supplies kit for the activity each month. Kits will be available while supplies last, beginning the Saturday before each Virtual "Preschool: STEM @ Home" is scheduled. 

Links to the handouts included in the kit are available at: 

Part 1, directions:

Part 2, booklist:

Part 3, bear cutout:

Part 4, ladybugs fun fact:

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Time: All Day Event
Library: Stillwater Public Library


The Stillwater Public Library is closed on the following holidays in 2020:

Thanksgiving Day                      November 26, 2020

Christmas Eve                           December 24, 2020

Christmas Day                           December 25, 2020

New Year’s Eve Day                   December 31, 2020


Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Spike Carlsen
Location: Online
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Bring your curiosity for a virtual walk around the block with local author Spike Carlsen, as he explores the wonders of the world around us, and his new book A Walk Around the Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Things You See Every Day (And Know Nothing About).  It explores the amazing world right outside our front door. To get the stories, Spike walked the sewers of Paris, shadowed a pigeon racer, judged a roadkill contest and visited the Trash Museum of NYC (for starters!)  For a sneak preview, visit

The program will be via Zoom, and registration is required. An email will be sent after registration with the Zoom meeting details. If you are new to Zoom, see these instructions on how to get started.

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