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May 28, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers
May 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
May 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Buckham Memorial Library
F.U.N. jam sessions are for ukulele players 16 and older. Participants must bring a ukulele, a tuner, and music stand and must know how to play at least 5 ukulele chords to attend these jam sessions.
An option for less experienced players is the Library's Open Uke Hours where ukuleles and instruction for all ages is available. Please see other event announcements for this program: Uke Can Make Music.
May 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Makerspace (3rd floor)
Do you love to sew or would you like to learn to sew? We need your help! Come to a Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee and help us create cloth tote bags for our community's Boomerang Bags initiative!
Boomerang Bags is a grassroots, community-driven movement tackling plastic pollution at its source. Volunteers from all walks of life get together to make reusable ‘boomerang bags’ using recycled materials, as a means to provide a sustainable alternative to plastic bags.
Seamsters under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult sewing companion.
No registration required. Come and sew!
May 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Makerspace (3rd floor)
May 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The 2019 Summer Library Program will officially kick off on Friday, May 31! This program is for youth from birth through high school age.
Come to the library and get a Reading & Activity Log starting at 9am on Friday, May 31. This is the first day to sign up but you can also sign up anytime throughout the summer.
Read, be read to, listen to audiobooks, and complete fun activities any time between May 31 - August 31 to earn rewards.
The first 500 youth to sign up will get a free one-time admission ticket to the Faribault Family Aquatic Center! After that we have Papa Murphy's "mini Murph" pizza certificates to give out!
May 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hallway between Buckham Library and Faribault Parks & Rec
Join us in the hallway that connects the library to Faribault Parks & Rec to view the Green Card Voices traveling exhibit for the month of June.
Green Card Voices is a Minnesota-based 501(c)3 non-profit aimed at changing the way the world perceives immigrants. Through the power of storytelling, we connect the voices of immigrants unheard to the public. Learn more at Greencardvoices.com
May 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Youth Activity Area
Come to the library anytime this summer to get a Reading & Activity Log starting at 9am on Friday, May 31. Read, be read to, and complete fun activities any time between May 31 - August 31 to earn rewards. The first 500 youth to sign up will get a free one-time admission ticket to the Faribault Family Aquatic Center! If you sign up after that, you'll get a certificate for a free mini-Murph pizza kit from Papa Murphy's Pizza in Faribault!
May 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Great Hall
VOLUNTEENS @ THE LIBRARY
Completed 5th-12th Grade in 2019
Would you like to help with the summer library program by signing up readers, passing out rewards, reading with younger kids, and assisting at library programs? If you completed 5th-12th grade in 2019 and answered YES to all of these questions, we need YOU!
Mark your calendar and come to the library’s Great Hall for training at ONE of the following sessions:
Tuesday, May 28, 6:00-7:30pm OR
Wednesday, May 29, 4:30-6:00pm OR
Thursday, June 13, 2:00-3:30pm.
Bring your completed Volunteen application with you to training.
**In order to be a Volunteen, you must attend one of these training sessions, even if you have volunteered before.**
May 29, 2019, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Great Hall