• Every other Tuesday at 2:15 p.m.

    Preschool children will enjoy stories, games, and crafts during Story Time.

    Upcoming dates include April 23, May 7, and May 21.

  • Families can enjoy the Scandinavia Public Library's story walk in Jorgens Park Preserve. Located near the northeastern edge of Silver Lake in Scandinavia, the story walk is a 0.4-mile loop trail beginning east of the park's picnic pavilion. As families walk the trail, they will enjoy reading pages from a children's picture book that have been placed along the trail.

    Combining literacy with outdoor activity, the story walk is a great way to enjoy some meaningful family-bonding time.

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  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

    Join librarian Vanessa to discuss 2015's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

    This stunningly beautiful instant New York Times bestseller [is the story] about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in...

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  • January - May, 12-5pm on the 3rd Saturday of each month

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

    New players are welcome, and we are happy to teach people who are new to the game.

    It is important that players try to make as many game dates as possible. If you will not be able to make it to most of the game dates, game aids and spectators are welcome too!

    Ages 11 through adult.

RB Digital Magazines

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.

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. ─ noon.