• Several small crocheted projects including a washcloth, and washcloth in progress, and two coasters
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm, Friday, February 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Or have your crochet skills gotten rusty from disuse? Drop in at any time on one or both days of this free program to learn (or re-learn) this easy, fun craft with librarian Meredith!

    After learning some information about yarn and hooks, a basic washcloth project will teach you chain, single crochet, double crochet, and fan stitches; edge stitching and turning corners on an easy border; and weaving in the yarn ends.

    An easy coaster project will teach...

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  • Friday, February 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Enjoy some felty fun at the library!

    We'll have felt and other supplies available to make your own finger puppet. Pre-punched felt and yarn needles will be available for younger or less experienced crafters; Sewing needles and thread will also be on hand for more confident crafters.

    This free program is designed for ages 5 and up. Younger children should be accompanied by an older, responsible helper.

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join librarian Vanessa to discuss "Keeping Lucy," a novel by T. Greenwood.

    From the author of Rust & Stardust comes this heartbreaking story, inspired by true events, of how far one mother must go to protect her daughter.

    Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson's heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful...

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  • A drawn silhouette of the head of a red dragon
    Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Have you ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons? Join librarian Meredith on an amazing adventure!

    New players are welcome, and we are happy to...

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Did you know that you have access to over 135 full-color digital magazines, free with your libary card? Read anywhere, anytime on your mobile divice or computer. We have magazines on food & cooking, health & fitness, life-style, cars & motorcycles, science & technology, travel, current events, woodworking, photography, and more!

If you haven't tried our digital magazine collection yet, keep reading to learn how to get started.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a multi-year project designed to encourage parents to read aloud at least 1000 books with their children before they enter school.

The program is open to any preschooler whose primary caregiver uses the Scandinavia Public Library in person.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten goals include:

The Scandinavia Public Library invites all crafters to Crafting Bee! Enjoy an atmosphere of creativity and mutual support as you work alongside other crafters. Whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch, quilt bead, or scrap, and whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, these sessions are open to everyone! Assistance is available for a wide variety of crafts as well. All ages are welcome, although younger children should be supervised. This group meets every Thursday morning from 10 a.m Read More about Crafting Bee