August Events at the Hardwood Creek Library

Super Storytime
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., August 5, 12, 19, 26
Stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts for children preschool through kindergarten age; siblings welcome.

Baby Storytime
Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m., August 6, 13, 20, 27
Rhymes, songs, toys, and books for children up to 24 months and their caregivers; siblings welcome.

Family Storytime
Held on Saturdays during the school year.
No Family Storytime in the summer.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Stories, songs and finger plays to encourage early literacy skills in preschool and kindergarten children; siblings welcome.

Dog Gone Reading
Thursday, August 21, 4 to 6 p.m.
Children in grades K-7 practice reading aloud to a certified therapy dog and its owner. Sign up for a 15-minute time slot at the Children’s Desk or call 651-275-7300.


Wendy’s wiggle, jiggle & jam
Wednesday, August 6, 1:30 p.m.
Have a blast with music and movement: instruments, puppets, flags, and more. For all ages. Paid for by MELSA, the Metropolitan Library Service Agency.

Where’s Waldo? book party
Saturday, August 9, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
See if you can find Waldo in the library. This drop-in party includes a scavenger hunt, photo booth and DIY Waldo magnets. For all ages. No registration required.

Racing in the library: A program for teens
Wednesday, August 6, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Haven’t we always been told not to run in the library? What’s this “racing in the library” about? Bring a friend and find out. Final teen program in the summer line-up. No registration required.


Book clubs are open to all. Just read the book, come and discuss. Call 651-275-7300 with questions.

Third Tuesday Book Club
Tuesday, August 19, 6:30 p.m.
“The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great” by Eva Stachniak

Third Thursday Book Club
Thursday, August 21, 6:30 p.m.
“Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life” by David Treuer