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JULY 2014

 

7/1: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library


7/1: Urban Roots/ICES Workshop
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.                         Location: Lib. 132, 312, 321


 7/2: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/3: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/7: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/8: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/8: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                Location: Lib. 302

 

7/9: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/10: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/14: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/15: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/16: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.              Location: Midway Campus, Room 148
Time: 4:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.                 Location: Minneapolis Campus, Room M2700

 

7/16: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/17: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library


 

7/21: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/22: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/23: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/24: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/28: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/29: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/30: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

7/31: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

AUGUST 2014

 

8/2: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library



8/4: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/5: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

8/5: Urban Roots/ICES Workshop
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.                         Location: Lib. 302, Lib. 132, Lib. 312, SJH L11


8/6: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/7: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/11: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/12: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/12: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                Location: Lib. 302

 

8/13: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

8/14: Reading, Fun and Games
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship and the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Library were awarded Metropolitan State University Library Endowment funds to pilot a summer reading program for youth and families in the Dayton's Bluff community. The goals of the summer reading program are to provide opportunities for young people to sustain or increase reading skills over summer months by participating in active learning throughout the summer, assisting young people and families in building their home book collection, and providing a safe, quiet, environment for children to learn, read, and have fun.
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library


8/20: Academic Internship Information Session
Internship Information Sessions will include information about policies and procedures, strategies for locating internship sites and instructions on completing internship forms. University students and alumni are welcome to attend.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.            Location: Midway Campus, Room 148
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.               Location: Midway Campus, Room 148
 

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

 

9/6: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                      Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

9/9: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Location: Lib. 302
 

OCTOBER 2014

 

10/4: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

10/9: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 302

 

10/14: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               Location: Lib. 302

 

10/18: Literacy Corps Tutor Training: Comprehension Lesson for Early Readers
This exciting new workshop is designed as a complete comprehension lesson for tutors to incorporate into their sessions with early readers.  Often, we are so focused on fluency that we forget to ask if the child understands the text!  This workshop is geared toward simplifying the concepts of comprehension through practicing vocabulary strategies, question asking, knowledge checks and reflection activities in a tutoring session. By the end of this workshop, you will better understand how to practice vocabulary and comprehension strategies before, during and after a reading to ensure students understand and engage in the texts they read. 
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.                      Location: Lib. 302

 

10/23: Literacy Corps: Behavior Management Tutor Training
The Saint Paul Public Schools Foundation and Sprockets invite program staff and volunteers to attend a workshop focused on behavior management led by David Wilmes, of Saint Paul Youth Services. This follow up to "Understanding Survival Based Youth" will focus on practical applications and additional "on the ground" questions that most groups find extremely important in thinking about the "so what" questions associated with behavior management and survival based youth.
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.                           Location: Lib. 302

 

10/30: Literacy Corps: Behavior Management Tutor Training
The Saint Paul Public Schools Foundation and Sprockets invite program staff and volunteers to attend a workshop focused on behavior management led by David Wilmes, of Saint Paul Youth Services. This follow up to "Understanding Survival Based Youth" will focus on practical applications and additional "on the ground" questions that most groups find extremely important in thinking about the "so what" questions associated with behavior management and survival based youth.
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.                           Location: Lib. 302

 

NOVEMBER 2014

 

11/1: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

11/13: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Room TBA

 

11/11: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               Location: Lib. 302

 

DECEMBER 2014

 

12/6: First Saturday Science
First Saturday Science is a new program initiated by Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship for community children of all ages to expand their exposure to Science. Once a month, in a hands-on laboratory setting in Dayton’s Bluff Library’s “The Zone”, students are guided through an exploration of a specific field of inquiry. The goal of this program is to demonstrate the accessibility of Science: that it is for everyone to discover and experience and that it encompasses many diverse and realistic options for future careers.
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.                       Location: Dayton's Bluff Library

 

12/9: Teens Know Best
Teens Know Best Reading Group is a joint project of Metropolitan State, the Dayton's Bluff Branch of the St. Paul Public Library, and the many teen community members that meet monthly to read and evaluate books.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.               Location: Lib. 302

 

12/11: Dayton's Bluff Book Club
This neighborhood book club will meet monthly from October 2014 to April 2015 to discuss and share thoughts about selected books. Books and a light dinner will be provided at no charge for each meeting.
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                    Location: Lib. 302

 



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