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September Highlights


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Wolves at Our Door

Presented by the International Wolf Center, this program at the Oakdale Library covers basics in wolf biology and predator-prey dynamics. The talk will also discuss myths and fears of wolves, different opinions about wildlife and conflicts between people and wolves, and how people can coexist with wolves.  Adults and children school-age and up are welcome. Learn more about Wolves at Our Door.

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Lifelong Learning at Your Library: Family Stories into Memoir

Whether you want to write down your memories for family members and friends, or hope to publish a book-length memoir, try your hand at writing exercises to spark your memory and tell your (hi)story! This event at the R. H. Stafford Library is a collaboration with The Loft Literary Center and is funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Learn more about lifelong learning.

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Fall Container Garden

Liven up your front porch or patio even as fall is fast approaching. Come see how to put together a container garden using flowers and plants available in the fall, then put together your own container using materials provided by the Valley Library. Learn more about gardening help through the library.

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Organizing Your Favorite Family Photos

Getting started is often the hardest part of organizing your photo collection. This event at Park Grove Library provides a step by step process for sorting and organizing your printed photos, gives you the key to the most important thing about organizing your digital photos and provides some fun options for sharing and using the pictures that you scan at this event to tell your story. Registration is required for this event.

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STEM Saturdays: Raptors of Minnesota with the Raptor Center

Explore the different raptors found in Minnesota and their role in the environment. Learn the three key features of all raptors and learn why they are different from other birds. A naturalist will bring live birds of prey! This presentation will be offered at both the Wildwood and Hardwood Creek libraries. Presented by the Raptor Center. Learn more about STEM Saturday offerings.

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Digital Resource of the Month: Points of View Reference Center

Find essays that examine multiple sides of controversial topics and current issues through this informative database. Browse by category, or select a topic that has been in recent headlines. This resource is great for students researching a wide variety of topics.
Learn more about this digital resource.
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