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  1. In the Eyes of the Animal - A Virtual Reality Experience

    June 2, 2021 - June 30, 2021 @ Mitchell Public Library

    Enjoy a virtual reality (VR) experience as you explore the forest through the eyes of four woodland species. It is an artistic interpretation of how animals view the world and their living environments. Please reserve your time slot in advance. New dates will be added to the registration form over time.

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  2. Zoom Book Club - A Long Petal of the Sea

    June 14, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Zoom

    Publisher's Summary "In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to survive, the two must unite in a marriage neither of them desires."

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  3. Air Bubbles

    June 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library Lawn

    Come have fun with our air bubble craft project. We'll put air bubbles in bottles and decorate the bottles. Everyone is welcome!

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  4. Field Trip to Reclamation Ranch

    June 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    This year's Summer Reading Program would not be complete without a field trip to see some animals at a local ranch. Join the library as we take an adventure to Reclamation Ranch to meet Crystal, her animals, and some exceptional horses who help individuals with special needs reach their goals. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - LIMITED TO 25 PARTICIPANTS

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  1. Mitchell City Council Meeting

    June 21, 2021, 6:00 PM

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Summer Reading Program

  1. Great Plains Zoo-mobile! Wed., June 16 - Corn Palace Plaza - 10:30am & 12:30pm

    June 16, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Corn Palace Plaza (next to Corn Palace)

    Meet four animals from the Great Plains Zoo on Wednesday, June 16 at the Corn Palace Plaza. Programs begin at 10:30am & 12:30pm. Bring your questions!

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  2. Great Plains Zoo-mobile - Wed. June 16 - Corn Palace Plaza - 10:30am & 12:30pm

    June 16, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM @ Corn Palace Plaza (next to the Corn Palace)

    Meet four animals from the Great Plains Zoo-mobile. Programs are at 10:30am & 12:30pm at the Corn Palace Plaza (next to the Corn Palace). Bring your questions. Everyone is welcome! This event is part of the Mitchell Public Library's "Tails & Tales" Summer Reading Program.

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  3. Bilingual Storytime at Farmers Market - 6:00 pm

    June 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Farmers Market Corn Palace Plaza (Grassy area next to Corn Palace)

    Listen to Ada Morales and Jean Patrick read a children's story in English & Spanish on Wed. June 16 at 6pm at the Corn Palace Plaza. Learn new words, too! Information about the library's "Tails & Tales" Summer Reading Program will also be available.

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  4. Outdoor Thursday Storytime - Hitchcock Park - 10:30am

    June 17, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Hitchcock Park Shelter between the tennis courts

    Join Ms. Jean each Thursday 10:30am for Outdoor Storytime at Hitchcock Park. We'll read a book and do a short activity. Perfect for preschoolers, toddlers, & infants with parents or caregivers. Older siblings also welcome! Bring a blanket for your family to sit on. NOTE: On Thursday, June 3, Andi Herbst will bring a real goat for the children to pet. You are welcome to come early.

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  5. Art in the Park

    June 19, 2021, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Dry Run Creek

    200 Free Canvases - first come, first serve! Paint stations, face painting, sack races, obstacle runs, live music, arts & crafts vendors, drum circle, food truck, and much more! For more information, please contact the Friends Foundation of the Mitchell Library.

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  6. Starr Chief Eagle - Lakota Hoop Dancer - Tues. June 22 - 6pm - Corn Palace Plaza

    June 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Corn Palace Plaza

    Watch Starr Chief Eagle (Lakota hoop dancer) on Tuesday, June 22 at 6pm at the Corn Palace Plaza. Starr Chief Eagle will share the teachings and culture of the Lakota people through language dance and song for all the future generations, all over the world. She involves her audiences with interactional games that involve teaching hoop tricks, quizzing on Lakota language, and other educational exercises that bring the fun into learning. She ends her show by sharing her 21 years of experience hoop dancing, which involves herself dancing with 21 hoops. This event is sponsored by the S.D. Arts Council and the Mitchell Public Library.

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  7. Outdoor Thursday Storytime - Hitchcock Park - 10:30am

    June 24, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Hitchcock Park Shelter between the tennis courts

    Join Ms. Jean each Thursday 10:30am for Outdoor Storytime at Hitchcock Park. We'll read a book and do a short activity. Perfect for preschoolers, toddlers, & infants with parents or caregivers. Older siblings also welcome! Bring a blanket for your family to sit on. NOTE: On Thursday, June 3, Andi Herbst will bring a real goat for the children to pet. You are welcome to come early.

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  8. Police Service Dog Demonstration - SD Hwy Patrol - June 30 - 10:30am & 11:30am

    June 30, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Corn Palace Plaza (next to Corn Palace)

    Here's your chance to see a Police Service Dog in action! The SD Hwy Patrol will give a demonstration on Wed. June 30 at the Corn Palace Plaza at 10:30am & 11:30am. Everyone welcome. Please, do NOT bring animals or pets. This event is part of the Mitchell Public Library's "Tails & Tales" Summer Reading Program.

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