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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Minot Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10:30 am (M, W, F, Aug 31, Sept 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Oct 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, Nov 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30, Dec 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, Jan 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29)
Join the Children's Library on Facebook for story time Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Thursday, Dec. 3
Holly Tea Light Take
Thursday, Dec. 3, 9:00-5:00

Grab a kit and make your own holiday centerpiece, complete with holly and a tea light. Pick up is 9:00-5:00 on Thursday. We will deliver kits curbside to your car! Just call 852-1045 to sign up for a kit. Supplies are limited.
"Funded in part by Humanities North Dakota, a nonprofit independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities Any views, finding, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Humanities North Dakota or the National Endowment for the Humanities."

Sponsored by Teen Library.
Friday, Dec. 4, 10:30 am (M, W, F, Aug 31, Sept 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Oct 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, Nov 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30, Dec 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, Jan 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29)
Join the Children's Library on Facebook for story time Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Sunday, Dec. 6
Monday, Dec. 7, 10:30 am (M, W, F, Aug 31, Sept 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Oct 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, Nov 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30, Dec 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, Jan 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29)
Join the Children's Library on Facebook for story time Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Tuesday, Dec. 8
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 4:00 pm (Tuesdays, Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8)
Join MPL on Facebook Live as we learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math! This will be every Tuesday, starting September 15th at 4pm. If you need supplies for the activities, they will be located in the tote beneath the outside drop box. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 10:30 am (M, W, F, Aug 31, Sept 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Oct 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, Nov 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30, Dec 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, Jan 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29)
Join the Children's Library on Facebook for story time Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 6:00pm
Get in touch with your crafty side! This month we will be making festive christmas tree ornaments using chalkboard contact paper and wood slices. If you don't celebrate Christmas, that's ok! These can be used as fun home decor too. Give us a call or stop by to sign up for December's adult craft program. Don't forget to keep an eye out for a turtorial video on our Fcebook page the week prior. On Wednesday, December 9th, pick up your craft kit inside the library, or through out curbside delivery service. 
Thursday, Dec. 10
Snowflake Ornament T
Thursday, Dec. 10, 9:00-5:00

Grab a kit and make your own holiday ornament, complete with festive sparkle. Pick up is 9:00-5:00 on Thursday. We will deliver kits curbside to your car! Just call 852-1045 to sign up for a kit. Supplies are limited.
"Funded in part by Humanities North Dakota, a nonprofit independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities Any views, finding, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Humanities North Dakota or the National Endowment for the Humanities."

Friday, Dec. 11, 10:30 am (M, W, F, Aug 31, Sept 2, 4, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, Oct 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, Nov 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30, Dec 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, Jan 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29)
Join the Children's Library on Facebook for story time Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 am. Sponsored by Children’s Library.
Sunday, Dec. 13
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 9:00 AM
Reserve your Ancient Board Game bag today for pickup starting Wednesday December 16th. Then join Technology Coordinator Joshua Pikka online for a Facebook Live video on Tuesday December 15th featuring instructions on making your own ancient board game. 

Each kit will come with everything you need to construct your own game, instructions on how to play the game, and a note about the history of the board game.  There will be 5 different kits available for 5 different games (Senet, Horseshoe, Zohn Ahl, Patoli, and Hnefatafl).  If you have a preference for one game please indicate it as you sign up for the event.

  Get ready for ancient history to come to life right before your eyes. 
Thursday, Dec. 17
3D Build Ornament
Thursday, Dec. 17, 3:00
Join Pam as she teaches us how to create ornaments with shapes from TinkerCAD!
Submit your STL file to be printed at no charge to pam.carswell@minotnd.org.
Choice of colors: Red, Translucent, White Sponsored by Teen Library and the Makerspace.
Thursday, Dec. 17, 4:15 pm
Sunday, Dec. 20
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