At Rawlins Library this month you can find more than 600 free classes, bags of books for just 50 cents, and St. Patrick’s Day programming.
Learn Accounting, Computer Skills, Finance, Parenting Skills, Pet and Animal Care, and Web Development anytime anywhere with your Rawlins Library Card. The card gives you access to more than 600 free online classes accessible via your computer or the Libbyapp. For more details, visit Rawlins Library.
MARCH MADNESS GRAB BAGS
Grab a bag of books for 50 cents. Each bag contains six adult book titles. All proceeds go to the summer reading program. Available while supplies last.
STORY TIME (Wednesdays)
March 1, 15, 22, & 29 at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.
Kids ages 0 through pre-kindergarten are invited to Rawlins Library to hear a story during any of the four Wednesday sessions.
Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Story Time & Craft
Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday during a special weekend story time. Hear a story or two by Dr. Seuss and then complete a Dr. Seuss inspired craft. No registration necessary. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
READ TO PUMPKIN PYE
Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m.
Young readers are invited to practice reading aloud to therapy dog Pumpkin Pye. Pumpkin is patience, non-judgmental, and loves to hear stories. No registration necessary.
LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHY SHOWCASE
Saturday, March 11, 2 p.m.
Join local photographers Randall Royer and Keith Hemmelman as they talk about their interest in photography and share some of their favorite work. Feel free to bring your artistic photos to share as well. No registration necessary. The program is free and open to the public.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 15, 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with some shamrock inspired stories and crafts. No registration necessary.
THE IDES OF MARCH
Thursday, March 16, 1 p.m.
Ever wonder why we’re told to beware of the Ides of March? Jay Mickelson will provide a history and explanation of the term. The program and free and open to the public.
EDITOR TALK – EQUALITY AT THE BALLOT BOX
Thursday, March 16, 7 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Join editors Lori Ann Lahlum and Molly Rozum for a discussion about the fight for women’s suffrage on the Northern Great Plains. You can join the discussion online at www.sdhsf.org/events/ or watch the presentation via Zoom at Rawlins Library. To join the discussion from the library, please register at the library.
Friday, March 17, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rawllins Library will have several activity stations set up to keep kids busy on their day off from school. No registration is necessary. The program is free and open to school aged kids.
NATIONAL PUPPY DAY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 22, 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Do you like puppies? We do too, and we’ll have activities and stories to prove it! Join the Library staff for its National Puppy Day program. No registration necessary.
PIONEER WOMEN OF PIERRE
Thursday, March 23, 12 p.m.
In recognition of Women’s History Month, Carla Sahr will make a presentation about the Pioneer Women of Pierre. The program is free and open to the public.
EASTER AT THE LIBRARY
Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m., 11 a.m.
Meet the Easter Bunny, play with live rabbits, dress up for family photos, and make a bunny basket complete with jelly beans. No registration is necessary. The program is free and open to the public.