Pop-Up Book Club: Memoirs

Pop-Up Book Club: Memoirs

Monday, November 15 | 6:30 PM: Step into someone else's shoes with our Pop-Up Book Club! Read one or more of the following memoirs, consider any new insight or perspective, and come to discuss with fellow library readers. Each of these titles shares the author's...

In the Gallery: Michael DeMeglio

In the Gallery: Michael DeMeglio

October & November: The gallery features the exhibit "A Tale of Art and Music" by artist Michael DeMeglio. The exhibit includes Michael's acclaimed Beethoven works, inspired by movements of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, as well as works of art that focus on telling...

Author Talk: Todd Melby

Author Talk: Todd Melby

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 6:00 PM Join us online to listen to author Todd Melby talk about his book "A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo".  The book tells the true story of the Coen Brothers’ epic film of murder,...

Genealogy 101

Genealogy 101

Saturday, October 23 | 10:00 AM: This course will cover some of the skills and records used in basic genealogy: How to get started researching your family tree. What is a pedigree chart and how to fill it out. Basics on how to organize your research and your records...

In the Gallery: Sarah Lilja

In the Gallery: Sarah Lilja

Through September 2021: In August and September, the gallery at Stillwater Public Library will feature the exhibit "Water, White Pines, and Wildflowers" by photographer Sarah Lilja. The vibrant works are from Sarah's recent three-week residency at Pine Needles, the...

In the Gallery: Karen Tan

In the Gallery: Karen Tan

June - July 2021: Our gallery is now open with the library’s return to nearly full open hours! Our first exhibit of 2021 features the vibrant still life oil paintings of Karen Ni Tan. Karen’s passion is to celebrate the beauty and richness of life through art. She...

Resources during COVID

Resources during COVID

Have a question not answered here? Email splinfo@ci.stillwater.mn.us and staff will try to answer your question. Food Assistance Stillwater Area Public Schools are offering free lunch and breakfast to kids ages 1-18 while school is out. Find more information here....

Upcoming Events

 

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Mica Anders
Location: Margaret Rivers A&B
Library: Stillwater Public Library

This course will cover some of the skills and records used in basic genealogy. You will learn:

  • How to get started researching your family tree.
  • What is a pedigree chart and how to fill it out.
  • Basics on how to organize your research and your records
  • Where and how to access different record types such as the Census, birth, marriage, and death records.
  • What are some pitfalls to avoid and how to work around possible roadblocks.

During the last part of the course, there will be a few in-class activities to practice some of the new skills you’ve learned.

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Todd Melby
Location: Online
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Join us to listen to author Todd Melby talk about his book "A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo".  The book tells the true story of the Coen Brothers’ epic film of murder, mayhem, and malfeasance on the frozen landscapes of Minneapolis and North Dakota, offering an inside look into what Roger Ebert called “one of the best films I’ve ever seen.”

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.

Date: Monday, November 1, 2021
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presenter: Karen Hannah
Location: Online
Library: Stillwater Public Library

We invite you to join us on the first Monday of each month to connect online and share what you're reading. 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.

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Karen Tan
Location: Margaret Rivers A&B
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Paint a Yellow Jug and Green Apples using Oil Pastels with instruction from artist Karen Tan.  No experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials will be provided during this in person class.

Space is limited; registration is required.

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Michael Kleber-Diggs with The Loft
Location: Conference Room
Library: Stillwater Public Library

(This class is rescheduled from Oct 2). 2020 was a year full of isolation and upheaval as our social worlds contracted due to COVID-19 lockdowns, expanded in protests against police brutality and repressive racism, became embattled in political unrest, and more. In this workshop with Michael Kleber-Diggs, exercise your writing muscles in feeling, thinking, and making sense of the past year and your experiences. Writers in all genres are welcome.

 

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All programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated. For more information about library events contact the Information Center at 651-275-4338, ext. 4876 or email splinfo@ci.stillwater.mn.us. If you are interested in scheduling a private meeting, wedding, or special event at the Stillwater Public Library, please see Hold a Meeting at SPL or Hold a Wedding / Special Event at SPL.