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Dakota County Library Calendar Events for June 15-June 27

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

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

Monday, June 22
Family History on the Internet
Explore the world of Internet genealogy, discover some of the best free genealogy websites and learn to use Ancestry Library Edition free at the Library. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Registration required.
6:00-8:00 pm

Tuesday, June 23
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 second selection will be Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times. Popcorn included.
12:30-2:30 pm

LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn how to set up a LinkedIn account, create a complete profile, and use LinkedIn for finding jobs. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center.
6:00-8:00 pm

Wednesday, June 24
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 25
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

Sketchbook/Journal
Get an introduction to Western bookbinding techniques and create a blank book that's perfect for writing or drawing. Presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Registration required. Ages: 10–16.
2:00-3:00 pm

Friday, June 26
Robotics - Meet Sphero
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Space is limited. Ages: 10-16.
2:00-4:00 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.

Dakota County Farmington Library
508 Third St
Farmington MN 55024
651-438-0250
farmington.library@co.dakota.mn.us

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