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Winter Reads

Winter Reads

  Read. Share. Repeat. Winter goes a whole lot faster with a good book - or several. With tens of thousands of titles available in hard copy, eBook, and e Audiobook formats, we've got you covered. And there are prizes and events to get you reading even more! Join...

Call for Artists

Call for Artists

We are seeking aging adult artists and caregiver artists to feature in our gallery in March and April as part of the NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley. NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley is a one book, one community program that brings together residents from...

Library Card Contest

Library Card Contest

January 21 - February 28, 2023:   We are looking for local youth to design a new library card for Stillwater Public Library. Through your design, show us why the library matters! How to enter: Open to Stillwater, Bayport, and Washington County Library cardholders ages...

Lake Elmo Sunken Boat Mystery

Lake Elmo Sunken Boat Mystery

Recently, a patron requested information about a sunken boat rumored to lie at the bottom of Lake Elmo. This boat has reportedly been sighted by boaters above and even from the air. One of our knowledgeable volunteers as well as our genealogy and history librarian...

In the Gallery: Beth Marcus

In the Gallery: Beth Marcus

January - February 2023: The Nature in Art and Imagined Vignettes of artist Beth Marcus will be featured in the library's gallery beginning on January 8 through February. Meet Beth at an artist reception on Thursday, January 19 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Beth's artworks are...

Teen Mini Art Show

Teen Mini Art Show

January 2023: We’re accepting submissions from teens ages 11 to 19 for a January Mini Art Show. Let your creativity soar and keep your work smaller than five inches by five inches (about the height of an iPhone). All mediums are welcome. Once your masterpiece is...

Roof Replacement Begins Monday, September 26

Roof Replacement Begins Monday, September 26

After 120 years, the library's original tile roof is scheduled to be replaced with work beginning on Monday, September 26. The clay tiles will be replaced with new French tiles by Ludowici, the same company that made the original tiles in 1902. Construction does mean...

Sunday Hours Resume September 11

Sunday Hours Resume September 11

Stillwater Public Library is now open on Sundays! Stop in between 1 - 5 PM to browse materials, work on a computer, play in the discovery area, or relax on the terrace. Sunday Hours are made possible by donors of the Stillwater Public Library Foundation. Their...

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