Calendar of Events

Grandmothers for Peace Peaceful Toy Drive
The Northland Chaper of Grandmothers for Peace will be collecting donations of peaceful toys. Drop off toy donations in the Children's Room between November 16 and December 16. 
Elf on the LIBRARY Shelf Contest
December 1-20
Starting December 1, children ages 3-11 are invited to come to the Children's Room every day and find the Elf on the LIBRARY Shelf! The Elf will be hiding in a different spot each day. When you find him, submit your answer for a chance to win an Elf on the Shelf Plushee Pal! This contest ends December 20.
December 3
"Simple Gifts" presented by the Northern Expressions Arts Collective
11:30 a.m. | Library Meeting Room
No matter which holiday you observe this time of year, giving gifts is a part of it. Stop by to make a homemade gift for someone you love! Please call 715-394-8866 to sign up for this FREE program presented by Northern Expressions Arts Collective.
December 5
Lego Club
6-8 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination!
December 6
Book Club
10:30 a.m. | Library Classroom
Join us for a lively and spirited discussion of Richard Paul Evans' book The Mistletoe Inn. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Circulation Desk.
December 10, 12-13
Merry Little Book Sale
Open during library hours | Library Chandelier Area
Looking for gifts for the book-lovers on your list? You'll find them at the Merry Little Book Sale! Come and take a look at the wide selection of like-new fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, and much more. You never know what you'll find at the Merry Little Book Sale!
December 12
Lego Club
6-8 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination!
December 14
Holiday Read to a Dog Party!
4 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
Young readers can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. These dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International.
December 15
The Downbeats
7 p.m. | Library Chandelier Area
Join us for a free concert of holiday music performed by local vocal group The Downbeats! Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
December 17
"Frozen" sing-along and cookie decorating party
10:30 a.m. | Library Meeting Room
Does your child love to sing along to the movie "Frozen?" You won't want to miss this FREE event featuring a "Frozen" sing-along, followed by a cookie decorating party. Each child will decorate their own cookie to take home. Light refreshments will be available during the movie.
December 19
Free movie, "Florence Foster Jenkins"
6 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
In the 1940s, New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) dreams of becoming a great opera singer. Unfortunately, her ambition far exceeds her talent. The voice Florence hears in her head is beautiful, but to everyone else it is quite lousy. Her husband St. Clair goes to extreme lengths to make sure his wife never finds out how awful she truly is. When Florence announces her plans for a concert at Carnegie Hall, St. Clair soon realizes that he's facing his greatest challenge yet. This movie is rated PG-13 and free snacks will be available.
December 19
Lego Club
6-8 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination!
December 23-26
Library closed for the holiday
December 28
Family Game Day with Dungeon's End
1-2 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
The friendly staff from Dungeon's End will bring a whole bunch of great games for the entire family to enjoy. Families are invited to come out and play!  Enter the drawings and you could win a prize!
December 29
Vision Board Craft
4-6 p.m. | Library Meeting Room
Stay focused and make your dreams a reality by creating a vision board!  Duluth artist Brianna Borka will be leading this program for teens, ages 12 and up. The library will supply you with everything you need (poster board, scissors, glue, and magazines), but feel free to bring anything extra you may want on your board.  Light snacks will be provided.  Please register by calling 715-394-8866 or emailing Kelly Wiisanen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
December 29
Pajama Storytime
6:30 p.m. | Children's Room Storyboat
Put on your pajamas and come to the library for a bedtime storytime! Listen to stories and make a craft. Open to kids of all ages.
December 31-January 2
Library closed for the holiday