Battle of the Books Registration
Open until May 29th at noon

Sign up for this year’s teen Battle of the Books on Saturday, August 3rd at 10am at the Saint Peter Community Center. Join a team and battle it out with trivia questions about four pre-selected books. Compete against teams from other area libraries for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card for each person on your team. Each participant will receive all four books to read over the summer in preparation. Call or stop into the library with any questions or to register.

3-D Printing Game Launch Party
Monday, May 20th 5-7pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
Come check out the game we printed using our 3-D printer based on your input! “This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Paint Your Own Flower Pot (registration full)
Tuesday, May 21st 6pm
Police Annex
Bring on the summer! Sign up to paint a flower pot and a miniature gnome supplied by ARTifact Pottery. Then come back on May 30th after they are fired to plant a succulent in your new pot! Registration required. Open to ages 18+. (May 30th event not required, we will keep your pot and gnome at the library for you to pick up) “This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Tween/Teen DIY
Tuesday, May 28th 4pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
Tweens and teens ages 9-18 are invited to join us for DIY t-shirt rugs on Tuesday, May 28th at 4:00pm. Registration is requested. 

Medicare Presentation
Wednesday, May 29th 10am
Police Annex
Have questions about Medicare? Medicare can be confusing. If you know little to nothing about Medicare and want a brief overview before digging deeper, this class is for you. During this class you will learn the basics of Medicare Part A, B, C and Part D. This class will also give you information about when and how to enroll. Class size is limited, so registration is required. Call the Senior LinkAge Line to sign-up at 1-800-333-2433.

Succulent Planting (registration full)
Thursday, May 30th 6pm
Police Annex
Did you attend our ARTifact event on May 21st?? Come pick up your pot and gnome at this event and plant a succulent in your pot as well! Didn’t attend our ARTifact event? No problem! We will have clay pots available too so you can still bring home a succulent! Registration required. Open to ages 18+. “This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”


Edward Jones Retirement Presentation
Monday, June 3rd 5:30pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room
Join us for our presentation on Retirement: Making Your Money Last. Whether you’re thinking about retirement or have recently retired, you’ll learn investment strategies designed to last throughout your retirement years.
Hosted by: Kaylee Phelps, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Pizza and refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to Kaylee at 507-625-5695 or email [email protected] by May 31, 2019. You can also sign up with the library in person or over the phone at 507-345-5120.
 
Teen Free Food Friday
Friday, June 7th 6:30-8pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room
Join us for our Star Wars themed Free Food Friday to mark the beginning of The Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program! There will be food, games and fun! Feel free to dress up as your favorite Star Wars character! Registration requested. Open to ages 13-18.

Summer Reading Kick-Off
Saturday, June 8th 10-12pm
Storybook Park

Help us kick off our summer reading programs by joining us for astronaut training and other space themed activities including a planetarium! Open to all ages. No registration required.