Make Your Own Face Mask!

Create your own face mask to protect yourself, protect your community, and learn about sewing! This is called the Olson Mask, and it was designed by a hospital system in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This mask was originally designed to help supply hospitals with surgical masks...

Math Challenge

Since our monthly math club is unable to meet, I’m issuing a math challenge you can do at home. How fast can you complete a Sudoku puzzle and a Kakuro puzzle? Most people have heard of Sudoku puzzles — the goal is to place the numbers 1 through 9 in the...

Making Our Own History

We often think of history as a list of unchangeable facts. But the truth is, history is a record of stories, and we can all help to tell them. The Wisconsin Historical Society will be collecting journals of people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

What is a library to you?

Hi, everybody! I hope you’re all staying safe, washing your hands, and standing apart from other people. Many of us are missing our favorite places as they lie closed for quarantine. I know that many librarians are struggling to help people from a distance...

New Website, New Blog!

Hi, everyone! Welcome to the new Youth Services blog at the St. Croix Falls Public Library! My name is Laura, and I’m going to be sharing thoughts, ideas, and events here. What I’m reading right now: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, about a...