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Dakota County Library Calendar Events for June 8- June 20

Monday, June 8
Friends Book Sale - Preview
Monday evening preview sale is for Friends Members only. Memberships available at the door.
5:30-8:30 pm

Teen-led Book Group
Join members of the Teen Advisory Group for a teen-led discussion of books and reading. Ages: 12-18.
6:00-7:00 pm

Teen Advisory Group
Get involved. Recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate in community events and service projects. Ages: 12–18.
7:00-8:00 pm

Tuesday, June 9
Friends Book Sale
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Classic Movies
Watch an award-winning, classic movie from each decade beginning with a 1920's silent film and ending with a 1970's hipster. The first selection will be Fritz Lang's Metropolis. Popcorn included. Location: Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St. Farmington
12:30-2:30 pm

Wednesday, June 10
Clay Turtles
Sculpt cool turtles using your imagination to roll, shape and add texture to clay. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5–12.
10:30-11:30 am

Learn to Knit
Enjoy an easy review of basic knitting, from casting on to cables. Get help with unfinished or well-intended ventures that have you stuck. Basic supplies provided for new knitters.
1:30-2:30 pm

Thursday, June 11
Books and Beyond: Discover an Author
Have fun with stories, activities & crafts related to a book author with ISD 192 ECFE. Ages 0-6.
10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Monday, June 15
Blue Thumb Gardening
Get an introduction to creating beautiful gardens that keep our water clean and see inspirational and affordable garden designs. Presented by the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District. Registration required. Call 651-480-7777[X] or register online at www.dakotaswcd.org/bluethumb.html.www.dakotaswcd.org/bluethumb.html.<http://www.dakotaswcd.org/bluethumb.html.>
6:00-8:00 pm

Tuesday, June 16
Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Tournament
Learn to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and play in a tournament with other fans. Starter deck supplied for new players. Registration required. Ages: 9–16.
2:00-4:00 pm

Books and Brew Book Group
Join our monthly book discussion group to delve into the details of this month's selection, Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.
Location: Farmington Dunn Brothers 20700 Chippendale Ave. W. Farmington
7:00-8:00 pm

Wednesday, June 17
Storytime in the Park
Join us for stories, games and crafts in the park. Presented in partnership with the city of Farmington Parks & Recreation. Ages: 0-10.
Meadowview Park
5550 197th Street West
10:30-11:30 am

Learn to Knit
Enjoy an easy review of basic knitting, from casting on to cables. Get help with unfinished or well-intended ventures that have you stuck. Basic supplies provided for new knitters.
1:30-2:30 pm

Blue Thumb Gardening
Get an introduction to creating beautiful gardens that keep our water clean and see inspirational and affordable garden designs. Presented by the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District. Registration required. Call 651-480-7777[X] or register online at www.dakotaswcd.org/bluethumb.html.www.dakotaswcd.org/bluethumb.html.
6:00-8:00 pm

Thursday, June 18
Books and Beyond: Discover an Author
Have fun with stories, activities & crafts related to a book author with ISD 192 ECFE. Ages 0-6.
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest
Think your cookies have what it takes to win? Enter your best chocolate chip cookies and see. Pick up a registration form at the Farmington Library.
2:00-3:00 pm

Friday, June 19
Craft Fair
Sign your kids up to sell their handicrafts at the library. All items must be priced at $2 or less. Sellers must register in advance. Event is weather-dependent at some locations. Ages: 4–16.
10:30 am -12:30 pm

Meet-up with RAD Zoo
Stop in anytime to meet frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes and a small alligator during this visit by the RAD Zoo.
10:30 am-12:30 pm


The Friends of the Farmington Library are now collecting gently used, recently published books for their first book sale. Donations can be dropped off at the library during normal business hours. The book sale will be held June 9th, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Members Only preview night is Monday, June 8, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

The Farmington Library is located at 508 Third St. in downtown Farmington. For more information, visit www.dakotacounty.us/library. Summer Hours begin on May 23: Monday, Tuesday, 10:00 am - 8:30 pm; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

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