• The words "Snow Fun" over a blue background featuring origami, kirigami, and quilled paper snowflakes
    Friday, January 24, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

    Celebrate winter with some fun activities at the library!

    • Experiment: How does salt melt ice? What things isulate us better from the cold? Examine snowflakes close-up using a magnifying glass.
    • Play: Are you fast enough to build a snowman from ooblek before it melts?
    • Create: Make paper snowflakes using origami (folded paper), kirigami (cut paper), and quilling (curled paper) techniques, or paint a water resist snowman!

    This free, drop-in event is open to all ages!


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  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join librarian Meredith to discuss Amor Towles' novel A Gentleman in Moscow.

    He can’t leave his hotel. You won’t want to.
    From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.
    In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across...

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  • An image of Martin Luther King, Jr. with the text “I have a dream” printed beneath it
    Monday, January 20, 2020 (All day)

    The library is closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    Each year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency, spearheads the effort to encourage Americans to volunteer in their communities during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and the ...

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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