ON THURSDAY, JULY 17, THE LIBRARY CO-HOSTED THE ANNUAL TOUCH-A-TRUCK EVENT IN ROBERTS PARK. VERY SPECIAL THANKS GOES OUT TO THE ROBERTS POLICE DEPARTMENT, LIFELINK, DNR, RIVER STATES TRUCK AND TRAILER, ROBERTS TOWING, PUBLIC WORKS, NEW RICHMOND AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE, SCSO, WITC, SCC COUNTY SHOP, MARKO SEPTIC, STEVE WITH NYPD PATROL CAR, ST. CROIX ELECTRIC, NILSSEN’S GROCERY IN BALDWIN AND HOLIDAY STATION IN ROBERTS. THE WEATHER HELD OFF MAKING AN EXCITING DAY FOR ALL! TAKE A LOOK…

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ON THURSDAY, JULY 11 THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 12, THE LIBRARY HOSTED A STUFFED-ANIMAL SLEEPOVER FOR OUR YOUNGEST PATRONS’ STUFFED PALS. TWENTY-SEVEN PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED A FIRESIDE STORYTIME, ROUSING GAMES OF HIDE & SEEK, HEALTHY FRUIT SNACKS, LIBRARY CART RIDES, AND PLENTY MORE HIJINKS! TAKE A LOOK…

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ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED A CROWD OF ALL AGES TO A LEGO-TASTIC EVENT STARRING “THE LEGO GUY”. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, THE LIBRARY HOSTED A MEXICAN COOKING DEMO LED BY POPULAR CHEF AND AUTHOR, PETER KWONG. THE LIVELY CROWD ENJOYED SIPPING MARGARITAS AND TASTING THE WONDERFUL DISHES. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON SATURDAY JUNE 15, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED DADS, GRAND-DADS AND THE LITTLES WHO LOVE THEM TO A “DADS & DONUTS” EVENT. PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED DONUTS, BEVERAGES, CRAFTS AND GAMES. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON SATURDAY MAY 11, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED MOMS, GRAND-MOMS AND THE LITTLES WHO LOVE THEM TO A “MOMS & MUFFINS” EVENT. PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED MUFFINS, BEVERAGES, CRAFTS AND GAMES. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON SATURDAY MARCH 9, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED GARDENER, STARLA ENGER, CO-OWNER OF MY SISTERS GARDEN IN HUDSON. STARLA LED PARTICIPANTS ON A HANDS-ON TUTORIAL ABOUT HOW TO START A SEED GARDEN. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED AUTHOR AND CHEF, PETER KWONG. PETER ENTERTAINED A LARGE AND HUNGRY CROWD WITH A WONDERFUL DEMONSTRATION ON HOW TO COOK WITH A WOK. GUESTS WERE ABLE TO SAMPLE PETER’S CREATIONS AND HAVE HIM AUTOGRAPH HIS BOOK “WOK & ROLL”. TAKE A LOOK…

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ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, THE LIBRARY HOSTED A CUPCAKE & COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOP LED BY THE TALENTED MISSY GRUENES.  PARTICIPANTS LEARNED HOW TO ADD SOME ARTISTIC PIZZAZZ TO YUMMY BAKED GOODS! TAKE A LOOK…

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ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, THE LIBRARY HOSTED A HOTDISH COOKOFF FUNDRAISER AND AUTHOR EVENT WITH THE HILARIOUS PAT DENNIS. THERE WERE TWELVE DELICIOUS HOTDISH ENTRIES FOR THE JUDGES TO ENJOY! HAILEY SCHULTZ TOOK FIRST PLACE WITH RISOTTO HOTDISH, FOLLOWED BY A THREE-WAY TIE FOR SECOND PLACE WHICH INCLUDED THE BROWN FAMILY WITH TUNA HOTDISH, MICHELLE LANE WITH PIEROGI HOTDISH AND DIANE CLAY WITH CHOWMEIN HOTDISH.

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ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, THE LIBRARY HELD ITS FIRST “STORIES & SUCH” EVENT HOSTED MY MS. MARILYN. PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED CRAFTS, GAMES AND STORIES BASED ON THE THEME OF “SLEDDING.” TAKE A LOOK… 

ON DECEMBER 11, THE LIBRARY HOSTED ITS ANNUAL HOLIDAY EVENT. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS, LIVE MUSIC BY JOYFUL BRASS, MAKE AND TAKE CRAFTS, CIDER, COFFEE AND COOKIES, AND FUN FOR ALL AGES! TAKE A LOOK… 

ON NOVEMBER 14, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, LORI EVERT. LORI SHARED HER BELOVED WOODLAND STORIES AND HER HUSBAND SHARED HIS BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY WITH A DELIGHTED CROWD. TAKE A LOOK… 

ON OCTOBER 31, THE LIBRARY HOSTED OUR ANNUAL HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA. FAMILIES ENJOYED TRICK-OR-TREATING, HOT DOGS AND SNACKS, AND MAGIC BOB’S AMAZING SHOW! TAKE A LOOK…

ON SEPTEMBER 11, THE LIBRARY PRESENTED AN ADULT CRAFT NIGHT AT THE ROBERTS PARK BUILDING. A BIG THANK YOU TO BETH LANGEVIK WHO SHOWED PARTICIPANTS HOW TO CREATE CERAMIC TILE PIECES AND ARTISTIC WOOD SIGNS. TAKE A LOOK…

ON SEPTEMBER 8, HAZEL MACKIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY CELEBRATED GRANDPARENTS DAY WITH A SPECIAL EVENT FOR GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDCHILDREN. ALL ENJOYED A SATURDAY MORNING OF TREATS, CRAFTS & GAMES. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JULY 26, THE LIBRARY WELCOMED DEEDEE KOSS OF DEEDALEE CREATIONS TO LEAD A BOARD PAINTING CLASS FOR ADULTS. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JULY 25, STORY TIME WELCOMED TWO OF ROBERTS ROYAL AMBASSADORS. THANKS TO LIZ AND MORGAN, WHO READ STORIES AND VISITED WITH PARTICIPANTS. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JULY 20, OUR FRIDAY SENIOR COFFEE GROUP HOSTED A MULTI-GENERATIONAL LUNCHEON. GRANDKIDS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS ENJOYED GAMES, HOT DOGS AND FUN! TAKE A LOOK…

ON JULY 18, OUR ANNUAL “TOUCH-A-TRUCK” EVENT WAS HELD AT ROBERTS PARK. SPECIAL THANKS TO THE ROBERTS POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE VILLAGE OF ROBERTS, WITC, ST. CROIX VALLEY ELECTRIC, MARKO SEPTIC LLC, ROBERTS TOWING, NYPD, ADVANCED DISPOSAL, AREA FARMERS, ROBERTS/WARREN FIRE, UNITED FIRE, ST. CROIX COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, NILSSEN’S FOODS, AND EVERYONE WHO SHOWED UP TO MAKE THE DAY A HUGE SUCCESS!

ON JULY 11, THE LIBRARY HELD A “PINT-SIZED POLKA” AT THE ROBERTS PARK BUILDING. POLKA HALL OF FAME AWARD WINNER, MIKE SCHNEIDER, LED THE GROUP IN A ROUSING AFTERNOON OF DANCING FUN! TAKE A LOOK…

ON JUNE 21, THE LIBRARY HELD AN “INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO” WHERE BUDDING MUSICIANS GOT TO TRY OUT A WIDE VARIETY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FROM THE ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JUNE 20, STORY TIME WELCOMED SPECIAL GUEST, OFFICER DEREK DRAVIS OF THE ROBERTS POLICE DEPARTMENT. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JUNE 16, THE LIBRARY HOSTED THE “DADS AND DONUTS” EVENT WHERE DADS, GRANDPAS AND THE KIDS WHO LOVE THEM GATHERED TO DECORATE DONUTS AND SPECIAL KEEPSAKE STONES. TAKE A LOOK…

ON JUNE 14, YOUNG PATRONS DROPPED OFF THEIR FRIENDS FOR A FUN SLEEPOVER 
AT THE LIBRARY! TAKE A LOOK…

ON JUNE 13, STORY TIME WELCOMED SPECIAL GUESTS FROM WILLOW RIVER NATURE CENTER! TAKE A LOOK…

On October 31, St. Croix Central High School drama department members dropped by the library for some “Scaroling” to promote their November production of “All Shook Up.”

S.T.E.M. Rocket Power Program June 11, 2018

S.T.E.M. Boomerang Program July 9, 2018

Pint-Sized Polka July 11, 2018

Pint-Sized Polka July 11, 2018