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Blue Earth County Library

  1. Summer Reading 2020!

    May 18, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Summer Reading 2020! "Imagine Your Story!" Beginning on May 18, 2020, children ages 0 to 17 can earn a Barnes & Noble gift card and enjoy new, online programs at home for Summer Reading 2020 at the Blue Earth County Libraries! The sign-up form and the reading logs are available on the Summer Reading link on our website’s homepage. All children will earn a Barnes & Noble gift card for reading and recording ten books by Aug. 31, 2020. Children ages 0 to 3 will earn a 5.00 card; children ages 4 to 11 will earn a 10.00 card; kids ages 12 to 17 will earn a 15.00 card. The links for the video programs will be posted on the news flash of our website’s homepage and also on our Facebook page. Please call 304 - 4020 for more information. This program is made possible by the generosity of the Glen A. Taylor Foundation (primary sponsor), The Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund of Minnesota.

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  2. The ScienceTellers present, "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress"

    May 26, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Long, long ago, two kids go on a daring adventure to find a dragon and save the kingdom from the Ice Sorceress! When things go awry, they must turn to themselves (and to science!) for the answer. A fun, fantasy adventure with dry-ice effects. Click on this link to view the 35-minute program beginning on May 26 and running through August 31:

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  3. "Imagine The Magic of Your Story" with Mike Prestby

    June 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Magician Mike Prestby will present an all-new show with magic, comedy, music, puppets and fun for all ages! Copy and paste this link from June 1 - June 30:

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  4. Alex Thomas presents, "Dewey the Dragon Puppet"

    June 1, 2020 - June 7, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Dewey the Dragon and his puppet friends read and act out a few of your favorite, fun-filled fairy tales! Copy and paste this link beginning June 1 - June 7:

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  5. Mike Prestby's Magic Workshop

    June 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    If you enjoyed Mike Prestby's "Imagine The Magic of Your Story" Magic Show, you'll love this behind-the-scenes workshop! Copy and paste this link from June 1 - August 31:

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  6. Storyteller Carol McCormick

    June 3, 2020 - June 9, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Your ears will perk up, your eyes will widen and your imaginations will spark when Carol McCormick shares stories for kids of all ages! Click on the link beginning on June 3:

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  7. Peter Johnson presents, "Brainy Connections!"

    June 8, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Blue Earth County Library

    Peter Johnson will teach an important lesson about how your brain works! At the end of the program, you will be challenged to make your own brain model! Submit your picture to Peter, and he will make a video slideshow of all of your submissions. Click on the following link on June 8:

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  8. Summer Reading "Creat10! Kits"

    June 15, 2020 - June 21, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    In addition to completing reading logs and watching online programs, summer reading participants can receive a different activity kit each week through August! Beginning on June 15, "Be Kind" kits can be picked up curbside with books or call to have them mailed: 304 - 4020. There will be a different theme and different activities each week so that kids can stay sharp all summer!

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  9. Yo-Yo Master Dazzling Dave

    June 15, 2020 - June 21, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    World Yo-Yo Master Dave Schulte will AMAZE you with his tricks and demonstrations! Click on the following link beginning on June 15:

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  10. "Fractured Fairytales" with Stephen Shaskan and Trisha Speed Shaskan

    June 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Blue Earth County Library

    Authors Shephen Shaskan and Tricia Speed Shaskan will present a special "Fractured Fairytales" story time for kids of all ages! Click on this link on June 23:

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  11. A Kids' Concert With The Jolly Pops!

    June 30, 2020 - July 30, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Sing and dance along with The Jolly Pops! Great kids' music performed by three happy dads!! Click on this link from June 30 to July 30:

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  12. Book Discussion Club Online

    June 30, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Blue Earth County Library

    Join us online as we review Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 5:30 PM (early sign-on); 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (actual discussion). Obtain a copy by mail by calling 304 - 4010. Please join Dana’s meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone. (For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.) United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 - One-touch: tel:+15713173122,,591751445# Access Code: 591-751-445 Join from a video-conferencing room or system. Dial in or type: or Meeting ID: 591 751 445 Or dial directly: 591751445@ or New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

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