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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. Peter Bloedel's "Perpetual Pandemic Show!"

    June 12, 2020 - August 31, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Peter Bloedel has created an amazing new pandemic show for our Summer Reading Program! It’s a new version of this "Perpetual Variety Show," full of magic, comedy, music, juggling and more!

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  5. A Kids' Concert With The Jolly Pops!

    June 15, 2020 - July 30, 2020 @ Blue Earth County Library

    Sing and dance along with The Jolly Pops! Great kids' music performed by three happy dads!!

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  6. Summer Reading "Creat10! Kits"

    June 15, 2020 - August 22, 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, 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! This program is made possible by the generosity of the Glen A. Taylor Foundation.

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  7. 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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  8. Storytime For Grown-ups!

    June 18, 2020, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Blue Earth County Library

    Join us for "Storytime for Grown-ups" — a fun storytelling event — on Thursday, June 18th at 8:00 p.m. The theme of the evening is "Nature and Travel". This Zoom-led event will begin with our special guest, Chad Heins, Associate Professor of Biology at Bethany Lutheran College, talking about his adventures running the Bethany Hawkwatch, working on "The Spiders of Minnesota" project, and giving tours in Denali National Park. Then YOU can sign up in the chat space that night to tell your own 5-minute story related to the evening’s theme! Or, feel free to just listen and enjoy. We hope you’ll join in the fun! Please go to "Storytime For Grown-Ups" on the lower left of our homepage to register. We will email you the Zoom code to join the event on June 18th!

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