At Home Library Events

 The library is working to offer free, virtual programs to the public to enjoy at home. All available virtual programs will be listed on this page as they become available.

Family and Youth Programming
Adult Programming

One Book | One Minnesota

One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss. The next featured book selection is A Good Time For The Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin  (Minnesota Historical Society Press).  

Locate a Copy:

Join the Discussion

Visit the One Book | One Minnesota website for reading guides, online book discussion, author videos, and more. 

A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin (Minnesota Historical Society

Trivia Tuesdays

Compete in the weekly trivia contest for each age. Trivia is available Tuesday by 10 am CST through the following Monday through 12 pm CST. 
Kids and Family Trivia          Space                          
Adult Trivia Birds! Birds! Birds!                   

Free Resources

Tumblebooks Library

Between now and August 31, 2020 access additional eBooks and eAudiobooks courtesy of TumbleBooks! Books are available instantly with no borrowing or downloading. Library card not required.

Tumblebook LibraryK-6 children’s eBook database with activities
Tumble MathK-6 math eBook database
Teen Book CloudGrade 6-12 eBook database
Audio Book CloudeAudiobooks for all ages
Romance Book CloudLarge collection of romance novels.

Ancestry Library Edition

Between now and May 31, 2020 you can access the the library edition that includes online genealogy resource delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Scott County library card required.

Ancestry Library Edition

​For Families and Youth 

​Spotlight Storytimes

This summer, we'll have weekly Spotlight Storytimes featuring some favorite performers, library staff, and even your pets. The videos will be available for one week. Sign up for our family newsletters to receive links to these videos. 
Spotlight Storytimes 
(updates Monday)
Spotlight Storytime with Ms Mo and Ms Katy: Space
  1. Family Fun Breaks
  2. Scavenger Hunts
Visit here each week for a new Family Fun Break!
August 8-9: Farmer's Market Scavenger Hunt
August 1-2: Sock Puppet
July 25-26: Scott County Historical Society Walking Tours
July 18-19: Coding Game
July 11-12: Mini Book
July 3-5: Insect Scavenger Hunt
June 27-28: Lalo's Kindness Challenge
June 20-21: LEGO Balloon Car
June 13-14: Minute to Win It
June 6-7: Birds of Minnesota


Additional Activities

Coloring Book - featuring block prints from local artist Bob Pollard. 

Staff Recommendations

You can find copies of our recommended titles in a variety of formats. Search the library catalog or explore our eBook collections to find titles recommended by our staff. 

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