Tag Archives: free

Sherlock Holmes Escape Room

Sherlock Holmes Escape Room

 

January 19-21, 2023

Are you good at puzzles?  Are you a team player?  Do you like free fun events?  Come to our escape room at the library!  No experience necessary.

The villain Moriarty has kidnapped Sherlock Holmes and demanded a ransom in jewels.  Can you and your team solve a series of puzzles in time to save him?

This popular event is free and suitable for ages 14 and up.  We will register up to six people per session.  Please call the library at 507-744-3977 to pre-register.

Session Times:

Thursday, January 19th
2:30-3:30
4:00-5:00
5:30-6:30
7:00-8:00

Friday, January 20th
2:30-3:30
4:00-5:00
5:30-6:30
7:00-8:00

Saturday, January 21st
10:30-11:30
12:00-1:00
1:30-2:30

Aromatherapy for Beginners Cancelled

This class has been cancelled due to lack of response.  We may reschedule at a later date.

Fundamentals of Aromatherapy
for Beginners & Dabblers

An introduction to  the history of essential oils, tools used, and the power of smell.

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Place: Lonsdale Public Library
Age: 16+

Aromatherapy, as an art and a science, uses essential oils to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of mind, body, and spirit. Join us in blending your own personal scent in the form of a room/linen spray to keep or to give. Along the way we will train our noses to recognize & identify scents and learn what we like!

Please call 507.744.3977 to register. Limit 6

 

Reduce Your Stress

Reduce Your Stress Workshop

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Time: 6:30-7:30
Place: Lonsdale Library meeting room

Susan Watts, MA
–Trained in stress management techniques and strategies
–19 years experience helping people to feel better quickly and stay that way

will lead you in:

  • Understanding the two types of stress
  • Acknowledging causes of your stress (living with pressures)
  • Recognizing the effects of stress
  • Practicing techniques to manage stress
  • Visualization
  • Action plan!

Limit 12
Ages 18+

Please call 507-744-3977 to register.

Summer Reading Week Six

This is it, the final week of summer reading 2022.  We hope you have been enjoying it as much as we have.  Be sure to bring your booklets in by 2:00 on Saturday to get all the grand prize entries you have earned.  Winners will be notified on Monday.

Maker Monday

We will make fun and tasty fruit and vegetable bugs.

Teens & Tweens Thursday 

We will make fun and tasty fruit and vegetable bugs.

Coding Club will not be held this week.

Ice Cream Social

Join us at Sticha Park at 12:00 noon on Friday for free ice cream!

Summer Reading Program Week One

Week one is actually more than a week, since we start on a Friday, but please play along.  You can sign up for the summer reading program starting on June 10th or any day after that until July 22nd.  Here’s what’s happening just in the first week!

Friday, June 10 at noon: Kickoff Cookout at Sticha Park

Eat hot dogs and chips, drink lemonade, sign up for the summer reading program and get a free book!  All ages.

Monday, June 13 at 2 pm: Maker Monday

For our first week, we will make egg carton bees and butterfly rings.  Plus, we will have a bee relay race.  Best for ages 6-10.

Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00 pm: The Power of the Flower:  Helping Our Bees and Butterflies

Educators from the Rice County Extension Department will present a program about the importance of pollinators, including a craft and a plant to take home!  Best for ages 5+.

Thursday, June 16 at 11:30 am: Storytime with Chione Quintet

Join us for a special musical storytime based on Twin Cities author Ka Vang’s Shoua and the Northern Lights Dragon.  All ages.  (This event was rescheduled.  This is the correct day and time.)

Thursday, June 16 at 1:00 pm: Teens and Tweens

For week one, we are making workout headbands from old t-shirts.  Bring your own t-shirt if you have one in a cool color.  We will also have some at the library, but they may not be cool.  Best for ages 11+.

Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm: Coding Club

Learn coding by working on self-directed projects.  Ages 8-12 can learn Scratch or Dot and Dash robots.  13 and up may learn Python or advanced projects.  Bring your own device.   (If you are interested but don’t have a device, contact the library and we will try to arrange use of one for you.)  Best for ages 8+.

Friday, June 17 at 10:30 am: Storytime

Every week we have a pre-school storytime with books, fingerplays, songs and crafts. This week’s theme is princesses.  Best for ages 3-6.

Drop-in crafts

Each week we will also have a drop-in craft to do in the library anytime.  Week one we have a toilet paper roll bee and a mix and match flower.