Criminal Legal Advice Clinics
The Washington County Law Library provides weekly criminal legal advice clinics. Visitors can get a free half hour consultation with local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, DANCO orders, etc.
Currently all our Legal Advice Clinics are over the phone (not in-person). Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.
Schedule a time to work one-on-one with a technology assistant at Hardwood Creek Library. We can provide a range of assistance using and troubleshooting computers, laptops, tablets, eReaders, smartphones, and more. If we can't answer the question, we'll find resources or organizations that can.
Join us in singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing at this inclusive, welcoming storytime for families at Park Grove Library starting at 10:30 a.m.
This storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, emotions, our community, and kindness. Storytime is your opportunity to meet new friends, socialize, and strengthen early literacy skills. Plus, there will be plenty of music (both singing and dancing varieties).
We will meet in the children's area.
Registration is not required. This storytime is recommended for developmental ages birth-eight and their grown-ups!
Join us in the children's area at R.H. Stafford Library for storytime! Together we'll read stories, sing fun songs, and participate in other learning activities to practice our language and social skills.
Storytime is designed for developmental ages 2-6. Everyone is always welcome!
Registration is not required.
Park Grove Daytime Book Club
This month's selection is Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.
The Daytime Book Club at Park Grove Library meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. All are welcome!
Minnesota Book Club: The Secret Gate
This month's selection is The Secret Gate by Mitchell Zuckoff
The Minnesota Book Club meets the second Wednesday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Please contact Hardwood Creek Library at 651-275-7300 to get the book and to get more information. There is no need to register. We meet in the Loft.
This monthly book club reads and discusses books set in Minnesota or books written by Minnesota authors. Newcomers welcome!
1:1 Tech Help
Do you need help with a tech issue? Bring your questions and tech issues with you when you meet 1:1 with library staff at the R.H. Stafford Library. We can help you with a range of topics including:
Searching the Internet and setting up an email account Using Libby and eReaders iPhone and Android phone basics Basic instruction on laptops and tablets
If we can’t answer the question, we’ll help you find resources that can.
*Appointments may be cancelled if the registrant does not arrive within 15 minutes of the start time.
Family Art Cart
Drop by the Hardwood Creek Library to create something with the Art Cart. Crafts are designed for children ages three and up and their caregivers. The art cart brings a self-guided craft to the children's area each week. These crafts are designed to allow children room for expanding upon their own design though creativity and imagination.
This program is brought to you in part by the Clean Water and Land Legacy Amendment.
Oakdale Knit Night
All ages and skill levels are welcome at this knitting group that meets every Wednesday at Oakdale Library. Some supplies are available or you can bring your own project. No registration is necessary.
The Park Grove Library makerspace is open to teens! Stop by and work on 3D printing, lasercutting, CNC milling, coding, and more. Don't have an idea of what you want to create? There are tutorials and projects selected by a librarian to help you get into a creative mindset. Beginners to these machines are welcome. No experience needed. Basic materials are supplied. Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 5 to 7 p.m.
No registration necessary. Ages 13-18.