Stardew Valley: How to Repair the Community Center

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Stardew Valley. The player is standing outside the old community center in Fall. The building behind the player is covered in overgrown vines and the words "pelican town" are written on the right side of it.

In your first year in Stardew Valley, you will be taken to the old Community Center. It used to be the heart of the town but over the years it has fallen into disrepair. Mayor Lewis tasks you with figuring out the "rat problem" and it soon becomes your job to fix the building. We're here to walk you through repairing the community center.

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How to Repair the Community Center

1. Solve the Rat Mystery

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You unlock the Community Center on the 5th day of Spring in your first year. When you head there with Mayor Lewis you will see something but he will not and he is sure that the place is filled with Rats. Once he leaves, head back into the community center and follow the path on your left. You should come across a room that looks like this:

Stardew Valley. The player is standing in the craft room in the community center before it has been repaired. The room has a purple floor and there is a glowing scroll in the middle of it.
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Read the scroll in the center of this room and you will not be able to understand it. After you have done this you can return to your other activities. The next morning you should have a letter in your mailbox from Rasmodius the Wizard.

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Go and find Rasmodius in his tower on the West side of Pelican Town. If you are having trouble finding it, the tower is marked on your map. When you have found his tower, head inside and talk to Rasmodius. After quite a long cutscene you will learn that the little "rats" are spirits that are called Junimos and Rasmodius will give you the ability to understand their scrolls.

2. Read the Scroll Again

Head back to the Community Center and back to the room with the scroll in it. Interact with the scroll to read it and you should be able to understand it now. There will be a tree with several different bundles/packages on it.

Your first job is to fill up one of these bundles. The easiest way to fill one quickly is to focus on the bundle for the season you are on. If you are close to the end of that season then focus on the one that's coming. When you have filled one of these bundles, click on the large gift at the base of the tree to claim your reward.

If you're enjoying Stardew Valley then you should take a look at the rest of our guides for it in our walkthrough hub.

3. Complete the Bundles for Each Scroll

After completing one bundle, a few more scrolls will appear in different areas of the community center. Each scroll will have a set of bundles that you need to complete but all of them will be for different types of things.

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You will only need one of each item that has been listed unless we've said otherwise.

Craft Room - Foraging Scrolls

This is the first scroll you come across and you will need to complete one of these bundles.

Spring

  • Wild Horseradish
  • Daffodil
  • Leek
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  • Dandelion

Summer

  • Spice Berry
  • Grape
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  • Sweet Pea

Fall

  • Common Mushroom
  • Wild Plum
  • Hazelnut
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  • Blackberry

Winter

  • Winter Root
  • Crystal Fruit
  • Snow Yam
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  • Crocus

Exotic

  • Coconut
  • Cactus Fruit
  • Cave Carrot
  • Red Mushroom
  • Purple Mushroom
  • Maple Syrup
  • Oak Resin
  • Pine Tar
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  • Morel

Construction

  • 99x Wood
  • 99x Wood
  • 99x Stone
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  • 10x Hardwood

Pantry - Crops and Produce Bundles

The Pantry scroll will unlock after you complete one bundle.

Spring Crops

  • Parsnip
  • Green Bean
  • Cauliflower
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  • Potato

Summer Crops

  • Tomato
  • Hot Pepper
  • Blueberry
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  • Melon

Fall Crops

  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Pumpkin
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  • Yam

Quality Crops

  • 5x Gold Star Parsnip
  • 5x Gold Star Melon
  • 5x Gold Star Pumpkin
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  • 5x Gold Star Corn

Animal

  • Large Milk
  • Large Brown Egg
  • Large White Egg
  • Large Goat Milk
  • Wool
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  • Duck Egg

Artisan

  • Truffle Oil
  • Cloth
  • Goat Cheese
  • Cheese
  • Honey
  • Jelly
  • Cherry
  • Pomegranate
  • Peach
  • Orange
  • Apricot
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  • Apple

Fish Tank - Fishing Bundles

The fish tank scroll will appear with the Pantry after you complete one bundle.

River Fish

  • Sunfish
  • Catfish
  • Shad
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  • Tiger Trout

Ocean Fish

  • Sardine
  • Tuna
  • Red Snapper
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  • Tilapia

Lake Fish

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Carp
  • Bullhead
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  • Sturgeon

Night Fishing

  • Walleye
  • Bream
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  • Eel

Specialty Fish

  • Pufferfish
  • Ghostfish
  • Sandfish
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  • Woodskip

Crab Pot

  • Lobster
  • Crayfish
  • Crab
  • Cockle
  • Mussel
  • Shrimp
  • Snail
  • Periwinkle
  • Oyster
  • Clam
Stardew Valley. The player is fishing off of the dock in front of the Fish Shop.
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Boiler Room - Mining Bundles

The scroll in the Boiler Room will appear once you have completed 2 bundles from any of the other scrolls.

Adventurer

  • 99x Slime
  • 10x Bat Wing
  • Solar Essence
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  • Void Essence

Geologist

  • Earth Crystal
  • Quartz
  • Fire Quartz
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  • Frozen Tear

Blacksmith

  • Copper Bar
  • Gold Bar
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  • Iron Bar

Bulletin Board - Villager Bundles

The Bulletin Board scroll will unlock after you have completed 3 bundles from any of the available scrolls.

Dye

  • Red Mushroom
  • Sea Urchin
  • Sunflower
  • Duck Feather
  • Aquamarine
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  • Red Cabbage

Chef

  • Maple Syrup
  • Truffle
  • Poppy
  • Fiddlehead Fern
  • Maki Roll
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  • Fried Egg

Fodder

  • 10x Wheat
  • 10x Hay
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  • 3x Apple

Field Research

  • Purple Mushroom
  • Chub
  • Nautilus Shell
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  • Frozen Geode

Enchanter

  • Pomegranate
  • Oak Resin
  • Rabbit's Foot
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  • Wine

When you have completed all of these bundles, the community center will be restored to its former glory.

Completing the Community Center in Stardew Valley is a big task but it will highly improve Pelican Town if you do. If you're enjoying playing through the game you should take a look at our guide on how to build a coop for Ducks and Chickens. Also, we have a villager gift guide to help you build friendships with other residents