Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Lawshe Memorial Museum
Fees: FREE

 History Storytimes are FREE to the Public

Join the Dakota County Historical Society and the South St. Paul Public Library for this history read aloud. The event is for ages 0 - 5, though older children are welcome to attend with their siblings, friends and guardians. 

The children's librarian will read aloud the books chosen for this week. Afterward, children will see pictures, newspaper articles, and artifacts of Dakota County's history that relate to the book's theme. Children will also participate in a hands-on activity related to the book's themes.

This week's theme will explore Trains!

Books for this event include:

  • All Aboard: A True Train Story by Susan Kuklin
  • Holy Smokestacks!: Here Comes a Steam Engine by Brandon Terrell


Future History Storytime Events are:

  • December 17, 2019: Cookies, Recipes & Cookbooks
  • January 21, 2020: Winter Weather & Blizzards
  • February 18, 2020: Maple Syrup
  • March 17, 2020: Women's History 
  • April 21, 2020: Artists
  • May 19, 2020: Plants & Flowers

Visit one of these Dakota County Historic Sites