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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Washington County Library features virtual programs

Washington County Library is offering a variety of online programs for residents to enjoy at home. Registration is required so that participants receive the link to join virtually. In addition to featured events, most book clubs have transitioned to virtual or outdoor meetings. Storytimes in October will premiere on the library Facebook page every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. 

Virtual Let's Make Stuff: Sashiko Stitched Coasters, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 

Join us for Virtual Let's Make Stuff! to get crafty and learn something new. Sashiko is a form of linear Japanese embroidery using the running stitch to create pattern and design. Work with authentic sashiko thread, needle, and pre-designed fabric, learn the stitching process and a bit of its history, and come away with a hand-stitched coaster. Let's Make Stuff is a creative class for adults and funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Class size is limited so registration is required. Register online at, or by calling your local Washington County Library at 651-275-8500.

Conversations on Death & Dying: The Art of the Obituary, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 27 

Conversations on Death & Dying is an online series that discusses end of life issues. This online meeting will focus on how to write an obituary. It will be presented by the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Minnesota. Register online at, or by calling your local Washington County Library at 651-275-8500.

Criminal Legal Advice Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 28 

The Washington County Law Library provides weekly Criminal Legal Advice Clinics. Get a free half-hour consultation with a local volunteer attorney covering a range of topics from traffic tickets, criminal process, criminal expungement, DANCO orders, etc. All Legal Advice Clinics are being held over the phone. Call 651-430-6330 or email to schedule an appointment.

Virtual: FamilyMeans Memory Café, 2-3:00 p.m. Oct. 29 

FamilyMeans Virtual Memory Café is a welcoming place for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Join us to meet new people, connect with others for support and laughter and learn about community resources. Contact Jenny West, Community Educator at 651-789-403 or email for a link and instructions to participate.

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