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Community Fun Day: Saturday, June 22, 2024

Community Fun Day. Library & Learning Center 20th Anniversary Celebration. Saturday, June 22.

Metro State University Saint Paul Public Library

hosted by the Metro State University Library and Learning Center and the Dayton's Bluff branch of the Saint Paul Public Library

Join us on Saturday, June 22 for activities, food, and entertainment for the whole family!

11:00 a.m. Activities Begin / 1:00 p.m. Puppet Show

FREE and open to the community!

Molly and the Magic Boot

Molly and the Magic Boot. The 2024 Driveway Tour. It's a puppet show! Open Eye Theatre in your neighborhood.Open Eye Theatre presents Molly and the Magic Boot!

Molly is excited to spend a whole week at Grandma’s farm, but events on the journey there leave her without her gadgets. With the help of a Magic Boot and a cast of new farm friends, Molly's time with Grandma becomes a summer to remember.

Fun Lab

Fun Lab at Dayton's Bluff. Ages 7-11.Fun Lab: STEAM for ages 7-11

Hang out with your friends and meet new kids from the neighborhood in this safe and lively space. This week's session will be held OUTSIDE in the Community Labyrinth from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm!

Drop-in for Fun Lab at Dayton's Bluff library, EVERY Saturday from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.


PopUp Paper Shop

PopUp Paper Shop logoPopUp Paper Shop

The PopUp Paper Shop is a mobile paper making experience that provides children with a fun hands-on make-and-take papermaking opportunity.

The Friends

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library

Pick up your SPPL Passport to complete challenges and win prizes!

Saint Paul Fire Department

fire truckMeet local firefighters

Say hello to firefighters from the Saint Paul Fire Department and see the inside of a fire truck from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Free Book Buggie

Visit The Free Book Buggie

The Free Book Buggie's mission is to provide books to children and ignite a passion for reading that empowers each child to explore a world of opportunity.

Story Stroll

Story Stroll

Take a stroll past the community labyrinth while you enjoy reading an oversized storybook.

Summer Spark

Young person standing next to a book cart holding a sign that says "I love reading!" Summer Spark book pickup

Summer Spark is the Saint Paul Public Library's summer reading program! Pick up your reading log plus a free book to keep!

Mississippi Market

Mississippi Market Co-opMississippi Market

Saint Paul's community owned natural food store will be on site with games and giveaways!

Crafts, Lawn Games, and More

Activities for everyone!

Lawn games including bean bag toss and giant versions of some of your favorite games

Photo booth


Snacks and food


Community Labyrinth with Metro State Library and East 7th Street in the backgroundCommunity Labyrinth

The Metro State Community Labyrinth is next to the Library and Learning Center, located at 645 East 7th Street.

More Info

Everyone is encouraged to bring their own lawn chair or picnic blanket to relax and enjoy the festivities.

In the event of inclement weather, the puppet show and community fun day will be held inside the Metro State and Dayton's Bluff libraries.

If you need disability related accommodations, including parking, to make this event accessible, please contact the Center for Accessibility Resources, 651.793.1549 or