National Library Week
Sunday, April 7th – Saturday, April 13th
North Mankato Taylor Library
Help us celebrate National Library Week by checking out five or more junior, young adult or adult books OR check out ten picture books to be entered to win a book basket full of everything book themed! Get yourself extra entry slips by recommending your favorite book to be included on our library display.

Teen Treat Monday
Monday, April 8th 3:30-5pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
Stop in at the library to get some treats to celebrate the end of another Monday! Feel free to stay and hang out with other teens and play some games as well. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.

Introduction to Leather Carving
Monday, April 8th 6pm
Police Annex
Leather work is good for your soul, and it’s super fun. The North Mankato Taylor Library and Mankato Makerspace invite you to come get crafty with some supple leather and get your creative juices flowing. All materials provided, but feel free to bring your own tools if you have them. This class is for ages 12 and up. Registration required.
“This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Sponsors Coffee Club
Topic: “5 Reasons for Optimism”
Tuesday, April 9th 10am
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room
Kaylee Phelps, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will host a coffee club at 10:00 am on April 9, 2019 at the North Mankato Taylor Library.
The coffee club is an informal gathering whereby Edward Jones financial advisors provide an update on the stock market and the economy in a relaxed environment.
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices, caters to individual investors. The firm’s 16,000—plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Visit our website at and recruiting website at Member SIPC.
Contact Kaylee Phelps at 507-625-5696 with any questions.

Teen Free Food Friday
Friday, April 12th 6:30-8pm
Police Annex
At this month’s Teen Free Food Friday we will be having a video game night! We will have a Nintendo Switch, a Wii and a Playstation 4 available for you! Open to ages 13-18. Registration requested.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, April 23rd 2:30-5:30pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Parking Lot

Get yourself registered for this year’s blood drive! Stop into the library or call with any questions. Registration is available online or in person at the library.