National Library Week
Sunday, April 7th – Saturday, April 13th
North Mankato Taylor Library
Help us celebrate National Library Week by checking out five or more junior, young adult or adult books OR check out ten picture books to be entered to win a book basket full of everything book themed! Get yourself extra entry slips by recommending your favorite book to be included on our library display.

Teen Free Food Friday
Friday, April 12th 6:30-8pm
Police Annex
At this month’s Teen Free Food Friday we will be having a video game night! We will have a Nintendo Switch, a Wii and a Playstation 4 available for you! Open to ages 13-18. Registration requested.

Teen Treat Monday
Monday, April 15th 3:30-5pm
North Mankato Taylor Library

Stop in at the library to get some treats to celebrate the end of another Monday! Feel free to stay and hang out with other teens and play some games as well. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.

TAG Meeting
Monday, April 15th 4pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room
Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Group (TAG). We want your help to brainstorm ideas for the library. There will be treats! Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.

Sewing Club/Class: Folding Tote Bags
Monday, April 15th 6-8pm
Police Annex
This month’s sewing club will feature a class on how to sew folding tote bags. All skill levels welcome, you just need a sewing machine! All other materials provided. Open to ages 18+. Registration required.

Pottery Night
Tuesday, April 16th 6pm
Police Annex
Join us for a night of pottery painting with ARTifact! Pick you design from the options on the flyer when you register and then make it your own! Each design is a keepsake box that you can put whatever you want inside. Boxes will be taken back to ARTifact upon completion for firing and will be ready for pick up at the library a week later. $10 fee per person. Registration required. Open to ages 11-18.

Espresso Patronum
Thursday, April 18th 4pm
Neutral Groundz

Bring a book you are reading to share and discuss for our monthly teen book club. Beverages are provided. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, April 23rd 2:30-5:30pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Parking Lot

Get yourself registered for this year’s blood drive! Stop into the library or call with any questions. Registration is available online or in person at the library.

Battle of the Books Registration
Open until May 29th at noon

Sign up for this year’s teen Battle of the Books on Saturday, August 3rd at 10am at the Saint Peter Community Center. Join a team and battle it out with trivia questions about four pre-selected books. Compete against teams from other area libraries for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card for each person on your team. Each participant will receive all four books to read over the summer in preparation. Call or stop into the library with any questions or to register.