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Adult Programs & Services

We support lifelong learning. Join in a book discussion, attend an art class, participate in a reading program, or build a new skill. Stay engaged, entertained, informed . . . and always learning.

Featured Adult Events

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Featured Services

Book Clubs

Looking for a place to discuss books? The library encourages community engagement by hosting several book clubs.

Arts and Craft Classes

Stillwater Public Library features classes that help build skills session after session as part of our commitment to Lifelong Learning.

Technology and Job Search Classes

Build your resume and improve your technical skills with free classes and resources.

Reading Programs

Every year, the Adult program runs Winter Reads in January and February and a Summer Reading Program in June – August. Check back for more information.

Adult News

Light A Spark: 4th of July Fundraiser

Light A Spark: 4th of July Fundraiser

Thursday, July 4, 20247:30 - 10:30 PM Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are available for Light a Spark, Stillwater Public Library Foundation's 4th of July fundraiser. Get one of the best seats in town to view Stillwater's beautiful fireworks! We're so excited for...

Dive into Summer Explorers

Dive into Summer Explorers

  June 1 - August 10, 2024: Embark on a voyage of discovery with us this summer! Dive into our summer reading programs for kids, teens, and adults. Summer Explorers is made possible by donors to Stillwater Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Stillwater...

Read Bags Are Back!

Read Bags Are Back!

Read Bags Are Back! Sometimes we need a little extra reading inspiration. You can find your next favorite read or author in one of our Read Bags. Read Bags are bags of three books within the same genre or theme carefully chosen by our staff members. They’re a great...

In the Gallery: Trudi Schaefer

In the Gallery: Trudi Schaefer

May - June 2024: Artist Trudi Schaefer's exhibit "The Smallest Show on Earth" will be on display at the library in May and June 2024. These assemblage art works are in miniature and are focused on the history and spirit of the circus.  Some of Trudi's pieces are the...

In the Gallery: Charlotte Schuld

In the Gallery: Charlotte Schuld

May - June 2024: Starting in May and running through June, you can view inspiring nature paintings by Charlotte Schuld in the library’s gallery. Charlotte has spent all of her life paying attention to nature. First as the daughter of North Dakota farmers where the...

For the Love of the Library Fundraiser – May 17, 2024

For the Love of the Library Fundraiser – May 17, 2024

Tickets are now on sale for Stillwater Public Library Foundation's annual fundraiser - For the Love of the Library on Friday, May 17. This year's event features New York Times best-selling author Angie Kim, whose novels Miracle Creek and Happiness Falls have garnered...

Valley Reads: The House of Broken Angels

Valley Reads: The House of Broken Angels

Get ready to join your neighbors in April as we read The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea. Valley Reads in the St. Croix Valley is a one book, one community program that brings together residents around a common book. After nine years of NEA Big Read...

In the Gallery: Robert Snyder

In the Gallery: Robert Snyder

March - April 2024: Visit the gallery in March and April to view the works of Robert Snyder. Bob spent many of his formative years in New Hampshire. It was during this time that he discovered his passion for art, initially gravitating towards pencil portraits from...

Top 10 Books of 2023

Top 10 Books of 2023

Wondering what your neighbors have been reading? We've dug into the data and determined the top ten adult titles most checked out from Stillwater Public Library in 2023. These popular books range from gripping thrillers and mysteries to a historical drama and a...

We Are Water MN

We Are Water MN

  On view at Stillwater Public Library, October 12 - December 3, 2023 Exhibit We Are Water MN is an interactive traveling exhibit steeped in stories. Explore the science, history, culture, and relationships of water in Minnesota and the lower St. Croix River...