Library: Book sale returns to Chanhassen | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale returns beginning Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm Visit and find great prices on used books, CDs, and DVDs.

The sale continues Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm The sale ends on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm (please note sale closes one hour before library) with a $5 bag sale.

Events for Adults

Upcycling Cards and Crafts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day at Chanhassen: 1:30 to 3:30 pm, Friday, April 22 or 1:30 to 3:30 pm, Saturday, April 23. In honor of Earth Day, adults will repurpose used greeting cards with trifles and trinkets to create one-of- a-kind cards and simple, handmade papercrafts. Materials provided, though you also may bring items with special meaning to your family, such as leftover wallet-sized school photos of the kids, buttons, strings, and unusual things. No registration required, though social distancing precautions may limit capacity. Funded by Friends of the Chanhassen Library.

Origami Animals (Real and Imagined) at Victoria: 10:30 am to noon, Saturday, April 23. Bring the family and learn how to fold animals! Note- if kids are alone, they need to be 10+.

Chanhassen Library Book Club: 6:30 to 8 pm, Tuesday, April 26. Join this long-standing book club for a great discussion. The club is open to the public. It meets the 4th Tuesday of each month, except in November and December. The club has been meeting virtually, though it may return to the Longfellow Room in 2022. Contract Branch Manager Patrick Jones ( for more information.

Walking & Booktalking at the Chanhassen Library: 2 to 2:30 pm, Thursday, April 28. Need to put a spring in your step? Need to be with other book-loving humans? Working from home and need a mid-afternoon stretch? Meet at the library for a little outdoor exercise and informal conversations about books. After our walk, the librarian will provide takeaway booklists and some books to feed your reading fix.

Events for Youth

Read Stay Play: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Victoria Library, and 11 am to 2 pm at the Chaska Library, Saturday, April 23 Make the library your Saturday destination! Drop in for some library fun — family reading activities, crafts and toys provided for this special experience. Each month is a different theme!

Pajama Storytime at Victoria Library: 10:30 to 11 am, Monday, April 25. Pajamas during the day? And it is! Show off your favorite PJs and join us for a special storytime with stories, songs, and a craft. Crafts are provided by the generosity of the Friends of the Victoria Library.

Stories that Sing with Miss Rose on Facebook Live: 6:30 to 7:00 pm, Monday, April 25. Sing along with Miss Rose and her ukulele to explore interactive songs featuring puppets and movement. Engage with different music styles, learn new songs and have fun with favorite tunes. Geared for children ages 3-5 with their families.

StoryWalk at Chanhassen Library: 10 am to 4 pm, Thursday, April 28. Enjoy a self-guided StoryWalk with your family this summer and take a stroll to Read a story. Pages from a picture book are posted along a walking path.


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