St. Anthony Library Events
Saint Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Dr. NE. Info: 612-543-6075, hclib.org/stanthony. Librarian: Ehsan Alam.
Baby Storytime: Wednesdays, March 18-May 27, 9:30-10 am. Saturdays, March 21-May 30, 9:30-10 am. For children from birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format especially designed for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.
Family Storytime: Wednesdays, March 18-May 27, 10:30-11 am. For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.
¡Canta, Juega Y Aprende! Sing, Play and Learn!: Fridays, March 6, 13, 20, 10:30-11:15 am. For children ages 1-5 and caregivers. Hands-on musical play activities led by early childhood music specialists will let your family experience music’s impact on learning and reading readiness. Together you will sing, rhyme, read, move and create! Collaborator: MacPhail Center for Music. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Note: Please register each child attending. A maximum of two caregivers per registered child may also attend.
Ve el impacto de la música en la preparación de lectura. Actividades y juegos enseñadas por especialistas de música para niños. ¡Juntos vamos a cantar, rimar, leer, mover y crear! El programa será mitad en español y mitad en inglés. Nota: Por favor registre a cada niño que va a asistir. Un máximo de dos cuidadores por niño registrado podrá asistir.
Stem Labs: Saturdays, March 7, April 4, May 2, 2:30-4 pm. Explore different science stations. These drop-in events are for everyone to explore something new. Stay as little or as long as you like. Sponsor: Friends of the St. Anthony Library. March 7: Space. April 4: Plants. May 2: Star Wars. Come explore science from the making of Star Wars.
Lego Lab: Tuesdays, March 17, April 21, May 19, 4:30-6:30 pm. Calling all future engineers and architects. They’ve got the bricks, but they need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. Sponsor: Friends of the St. Anthony Library.
History Discussion: Thursdays, March 19 and April 23, 3:45-5 pm. Join your neighbors and friends to discuss a topic in U.S. history. Advance reading material is available at the library. Teens welcome.
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Bookclub: Saturdays, March 21, May 16, 12:30-1:30 pm. Join their discussion of new and interesting sci-fi and fantasy titles. Bring along your recommendations for future meetings. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. Teens 16 years or older welcome. Sponsor: Friends of the St. Anthony Library.
Crafternoon: Wednesdays, March 25, April 22, May 27, 3:30-4:30 pm. Enjoy an afternoon of being creative. Explore the supplies they provide, or bring a project of your own. Books will be available to get ideas or just let your creativity flow and share in the joy of making cool things. Recycled paper, coloring materials and stickers will be available. Drop in or stay the entire time. Sponsor: Friends of the St. Anthony Library. March 25: Photography. Print 2 x 3 sticky-backed photos. April 22: Recycle books to make paper flowers. May 27: Fabric Art.
Author Talk: Beth Mayer: Monday, March 23, 6:30-8 pm. Author Mayer will read from her debut collection of short stories, “We Will Tell You Otherwise,” and share her thoughts on the remarkable short stories form. Followed by Q&A. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Sponsor: Friends of the St. Anthony Library.