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Monday, July 6, 2015

Dakota County Farmington Library Calendar Events for July 13 - July 25

Monday, July 13

Teen-Led Book Group
Join members of the Teen Advisory Group for a teen-led discussion of books and reading. This month's selection is The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. 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, July 14
The On-Time Circus
Meet Ms. Tock — who's in love with seconds, minutes and hours — and be amazed as she and her animals create a silly and daring circus in this traveling puppet wagon show complete with songs, music and a clown.
10:30-11:15 am

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 third selection will be Orson Welles' Citizen Kane. Popcorn included.
12:30-2:30 pm

Wednesday, July 15
Internet Basics
Gain a basic understanding of the Internet. You'll learn about web browsers and how to navigate one. Locate things on the Internet using a search engine, a website URL address and the toolbar. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. Registration required.
10:00 am - Noon

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.
Farmington Preserve Park
19975 Embers Avenue
10:30-11:30 am

Open Knitting
Join other knitters in a casual focus group.  Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects, or just enjoy new friends while you knit.  Other crafters are welcome too.
1:30-2:30 pm

Monday, July 20
3D Printing for Adults
Learn the basics of 3D printing and the software that makes it happen. Make a small design and print it using a MakerBot Replicator 2. Prerequisite: Computer Basics class and/or ability to use the mouse. Registration required.
6:00-8:00 pm

Tuesday, July 21
Explore 3D Printing for Teens
Learn the basics of 3D printing and the software that makes it happen. Create a small design to print using a MakerBot Replicator 2 during Farmington Library's Tech Week. Registration required. Registration required. Ages: 10-16.
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, The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean.
Location: Farmington Dunn Brothers 20700 Chippendale Ave. W. Farmington
7:00-8:00 pm

Wednesday, July 22
iPad Storytime
Boost your child's early literacy skills by discovering books, apps and more on the iPad. A limited number of iPads will be available. Ages: 3-6.
10:30-11:00 am

Open Knitting
Join other knitters in a casual focus group. Learn new stitches, get help with unfinished projects, or just enjoy new friends while you knit. Other crafters are welcome too.
1:30-2:30 pm

Scratch Programming
Learn Scratch, a simple computer programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Share your creations on the web. Registration for both days required. Ages: 12–16.
2:00-4:00 pm

Thursday, July 23
Scratch Programming
Learn Scratch, a simple computer programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Share your creations on the web. Registration for both days required. Ages: 12–16.
2:00-4:00 pm

Friday, July 24
Sphero Programming
Take your Sphero skills to the next level and learn to program Sphero using the MacroLab app. Try your program to compete for the best time on our Sphero race course. 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: 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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