Library News: Waite Park

Join other tweens and teens in fun games and activities at the Waite Park Public Library after close on Friday, Sept. 11. Go on a scavenger hunt, compete in a wordplay game, and exercise your creativity in a collaborative art project. There will be snacks, too. The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. Open to tweens and teens ages 11 and up. Attendance is limited, so please register online through our events calendar or by calling the library at 320-253-9359.
Come to library camp at the Waite Park Public Library starting Tuesday, July 21. Camp will take place two Tuesdays, July 21 and July 28. We will hold two sessions each day, a morning session from 10:15-11:45 a.m. for children ages 5-7, and an afternoon session from 12:15-1:45 p.m. for ages 8-11. Create musical instruments, take part in a mini parade, learn about early composers, music dynamics, symbols and more. Enjoy games, stories, crafts and snacks with a musical theme. Register online or...
Twenty-eight fiber artists are exhibiting quilts interpreting cycles at the Waite Park Public Library during November. The quilts are part of the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Challenge: Cycles. The quilts portray cycles in colorful and intriguing ways through images of bicycles, washing machines, nature, weather, recycling, the moon, and more. The Minnesota Contemporary Quilters is a growing group of more than 100 forward-thinking fiber artists. They meet raucously the fourth Monday of...
Elmer the Elephant will spark children’s imagination and creativity during Waite Park Public Library's storytime Thursday, June 12. Participants will create a costume inspired by Elmer’s patchwork colors to wear in the Waite Park Family Fun Fest Parade Saturday, June 14. The Thursday storytime from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. is open to children 4-12. The parade starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, and lineup begins at 10:30 a.m. outside the library. Children walking in the parade must be accompanied by an adult...
You still have time to join the Battle of the Books at the Waite Park Library on Tuesday, Feb. 25. If you like to read and play games, sign up for this fun trivia program and start reading. Teens may sign up in groups or individually. You can read one or all three of this year’s books: “The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton, "Princess Bride" by William Goldman, and "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen. Teams compete to see who remembers the most about the books read. The program runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., and...