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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Washington County Library Featured Events for January

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Registration is required so that participants receive the link to join virtually. In addition to featured events, book clubs have transitioned to virtual meetings and storytimes premiere on our Facebook page every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. For more information please contact Aubrey Fonfara, Communications Specialist at 651-275-8504 or email aubrey.fonfara@co.washington.mn.us

JANUARY
Featured Events
Story Stroll at Oakdale Discovery Center
Monday, Jan. 4 – Friday, Jan. 15
Join us at Oakdale Discovery Center (4444 Hadley Avenue N, Oakdale, MN 55128) for a Story Stroll! The title this month is Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Walk and read along as you complete the story! All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Family Legal Advice Clinic
Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 1 - 3:30 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides monthly Family Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics such as marriage dissolution, child support, domestic abuse, paternity issues, child custody, visitation, spousal maintenance, name change, etc. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Criminal Legal Advice Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides weekly Criminal Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, and DANCO orders. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: FamilyMeans Memory Café
Thursday, Jan. 7 from 2 - 3 p.m.
FamilyMeans Virtual Memory Café is a welcoming place for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us to meet new people, connect with others for support and laughter and learn about community resources. Please contact Jenny West, Community Educator at 651-789-403 or email jwest@familymeans.org for a link and instructions to participate.

Civil Legal Advice Clinic
Monday, Jan. 11 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides monthly Civil Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics such as default judgment, housing/eviction, consumer issues, conciliation court, and automobile title transfers. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual Minnesota Author Series: Allen Eskins
Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us for our Minnesota author series, Write in Our Midst, to meet crime novelist Allen Eskins. Allen’s most recent novel, Nothing More Dangerous, was twenty years in the making. A prequel to his other books, this is the story of Boady Sanden’s adolescence in small town Missouri. Allen will speak about his work and answer audience questions. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Criminal Legal Advice Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides weekly Criminal Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, and DANCO orders. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: FamilyMeans Memory Café
Thursday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 3 p.m.
FamilyMeans Virtual Memory Café is a welcoming place for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us to meet new people, connect with others for support and laughter and learn about community resources. Please contact Jenny West, Community Educator at 651-789-403 or email jwest@familymeans.org for a link and instructions to participate.

Family Legal Advice Clinic
Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides monthly Family Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics such as marriage dissolution, child support, domestic abuse, paternity issues, child custody, visitation, spousal maintenance, name change, etc. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual Minnesota Author Series: Kao Kalia Yang
Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Join us for our Minnesota author series, Write in Our Midst, with author Kao Kalia Yang. She is the author of four books for adults and four books for children, and is a three time Minnesota Book Award winner. Her most recent title, A Map into the World, is a children’s book about discovery and loss. Kalia will discuss her work and answer audience questions. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Criminal Legal Advice Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides weekly Criminal Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, and DANCO orders. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: Teen Gaming
Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 3:30 to 4:45 PM
Hey teens, let's get together and play online games like Jackbox, Board Game Arena, and Among Us! Players will need a computer or other device with an internet connection and Zoom. For ages 11-17. Registration is required. 

Virtual: Downsizing and Decluttering
Thursday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Join us for Downsizing and Decluttering, a free, virtual program with AARP Minnesota. Having too much stuff can impede people from relocating or getting health care into their homes. This engaging presentation explores why stuff is so important for some people and teaches practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering. Registration is required.

Virtual: FamilyMeans Memory Café
Thursday, Jan. 21 from 2 to 3 p.m.
FamilyMeans Virtual Memory Café is a welcoming place for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us to meet new people, connect with others for support and laughter and learn about community resources. Please contact Jenny West, Community Educator at 651-789-403 or email jwest@familymeans.org for a link and instructions to participate.

Civil Legal Advice Clinic
Monday, Jan. 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides monthly Civil Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics such as default judgment, housing/eviction, consumer issues, conciliation court, and automobile title transfers. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: Strategies for Job Searching
Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Discover ways to stay focused, organized, and realistic when seeking new employment. Learn practical tips for resume writing, networking, managing your online profiles, interviewing, and more! This virtual workshop will be presented by executive recruiter Rob Lovinger of Calliope Search and Consulting. Registration is required.

Virtual Minnesota Author Series: Marcie Rendon
Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us for our Minnesota author series, Write in Our Midst, with author Marcie Rendon. Marcie is an author, playwright, poet, and enrolled member of the White Earth Nation. In addition to her work as a writer, she is also a community arts activist. Marcie will discuss her work and answer audience questions. This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Criminal Legal Advice Clinic
Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Washington County Law Library provides weekly Criminal Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, and DANCO orders. All Legal Advice Clinics are currently being held over the phone. Please call 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: FamilyMeans Memory Café
Thursday, Jan. 28 from 2 to 3 p.m.
FamilyMeans Virtual Memory Café is a welcoming place for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us to meet new people, connect with others for support and laughter and learn about community resources. Please contact Jenny West, Community Educator at 651-789-403 or email jwest@familymeans.org for a link and instructions to participate.

For a full list of events, visit WashCoLib.org/Events..

Washington County Library Featured Events for January (PDF)

 

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