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Saturday, May 23, 2015
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Bilingual Storytime.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families. We'll introduce parents and children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Family Book Discussion.
  12:00 pm for families, grades 1-3.
"The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate" by Stephen Krensky.
Call 732-7284.
   
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Friday, May 29, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Monday, June 1, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Oh, Pioneer!.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Oh, Pioneer!.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Strength: Design a "super cuff" strong enough to hold up five books.
Registration starts May 24; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Oh, Pioneer!.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Strength: Design a "super cuff" strong enough to hold up five books.
Registration starts May 24; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  10:00 am for grades K-5.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Family Concert with Patrick Mureithi.
  2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Come ready to dance, sing along and have a fun-tastic time as Patrick Mureithi shares his original songs on the guitar, slide guitar and ukelele with folks at the library! Fun for parents and children alike! Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Music Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of music and meet a music hero through stories, songs and activities. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Elementary School - Susie Saves the Day.
  11:00 am Fair Grove Elementary School for grades K-5.
"Anyone can be a superhero. My Mom says so!" says Susie, the hero of Parasol Puppets’ exciting new puppet show. This hand puppet adventure is filled with audience participation and interaction, making each puppet performance uniquely different. The audience works with the puppeteer to create a performance from items displayed on the "Puppet Menu." How shall our story begin? What’s going to happen? How can Susie save the day? Puppeteer Peter Allen puts the selected items together to create a brand new story at every performance starring our hero, Susie. This is classic puppet theater for the whole family! Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Susie Saves the Day.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
"Anyone can be a superhero. My Mom says so!" says Susie, the hero of Parasol Puppets’ exciting new puppet show. This hand puppet adventure is filled with audience participation and interaction, making each puppet performance uniquely different. The audience works with the puppeteer to create a performance from items displayed on the "Puppet Menu." How shall our story begin? What’s going to happen? How can Susie save the day? Puppeteer Peter Allen puts the selected items together to create a brand new story at every performance starring our hero, Susie. This is classic puppet theater for the whole family! Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, June 4, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Susie Saves the Day.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
"Anyone can be a superhero. My Mom says so!" says Susie, the hero of Parasol Puppets’ exciting new puppet show. This hand puppet adventure is filled with audience participation and interaction, making each puppet performance uniquely different. The audience works with the puppeteer to create a performance from items displayed on the "Puppet Menu." How shall our story begin? What’s going to happen? How can Susie save the day? Puppeteer Peter Allen puts the selected items together to create a brand new story at every performance starring our hero, Susie. This is classic puppet theater for the whole family! Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Susie Saves the Day.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
"Anyone can be a superhero. My Mom says so!" says Susie, the hero of Parasol Puppets’ exciting new puppet show. This hand puppet adventure is filled with audience participation and interaction, making each puppet performance uniquely different. The audience works with the puppeteer to create a performance from items displayed on the "Puppet Menu." How shall our story begin? What’s going to happen? How can Susie save the day? Puppeteer Peter Allen puts the selected items together to create a brand new story at every performance starring our hero, Susie. This is classic puppet theater for the whole family! Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Susie Saves the Day.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
"Anyone can be a superhero. My Mom says so!" says Susie, the hero of Parasol Puppets’ exciting new puppet show. This hand puppet adventure is filled with audience participation and interaction, making each puppet performance uniquely different. The audience works with the puppeteer to create a performance from items displayed on the "Puppet Menu." How shall our story begin? What’s going to happen? How can Susie save the day? Puppeteer Peter Allen puts the selected items together to create a brand new story at every performance starring our hero, Susie. This is classic puppet theater for the whole family! Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Reading Pals.
  4:30 pm for grades K-5.
Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help--they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these furry loveable friends.
Call 732-7284.
   
Friday, June 5, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Stories with Your Legislators.
  9:30 am for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Sen. Jay Wasson.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Stories with Your Legislators.
  10:00 am for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Charlie Norr
Call 862-0135.
   
  Valley Water Mill Park - Fantastic Friday at the Watershed Center.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm Valley Water Mill Park for grades K-5.
We all know the superpowers of water -- it’s vital to survival on earth. We drink it, cook with it, wash our cars with it, splash in puddles after a rainstorm. But where does the water go after it stops raining, or after we wash our cars? Join us with our friends at the Watershed Center at Valley Water Mill Park, where we’ll explore water conservation, stream ecology and many other wonders of this beautiful and vital resource through stories and activities. Bring your hiking shoes if you want to explore the watershed area independently, and your tackle if you wish to fish. Dress prepared to get wet! The Mobile Library will be parked nearby during the program so bring your library card. Co-sponsored by the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks. Watershed Center, 2400 E. Valley Water Mill Road. Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Paw Patrol." Learn about community heroes.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, June 6, 2015
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Retro Cartoon Saturdays.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
It's so sad that old Saturday cartoons like "Justice League" and "Batman" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Superhero Training Academy.
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the auditorium for age 2-grade 6.
Super summer is here! Are you ready to be a superhero? Join our training academy and test your super skills with games, crafts, stories and songs.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Super-Powered Improv.
  1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages, families.
Players from Springfield Improv will perform a new original superhero show as it's made up in front of you! Audience members will get to help direct the story with suggestions and may even be invited to come up on stage.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Sensory-Friendly Family Film Saturday.
  1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
The Library is hosting a sensory-friendly screening of "The Jungle Book," rated G, 1967, designed for children with special needs, with quieter volume and turned-up lights. Get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Animal crackers and water will be provided, but patrons may bring their own snacks. All ages are welcome with an adult.
Registration starts May 26; call 862-0135.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Superhero and Sidekick Extravaganza.
  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for preschool-grade 2.
Transform yourself into a superhero and your favorite stuffed animal into your sidekick, then put your new guise to the test in our superhero obstacle course. Costume materials will be provided; bring your own sidekick stuffed animal.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Park Central Branch Library - Super-Powered Animals.
  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all ages.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. In the realm of comic books, many superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, lift heavy objects with ease, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day just to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 831-1342.
   
Monday, June 8, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Sound: Make a "sound sandwich" and learn about sound and music.
Registration starts May 31; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Sound: Make a "sound sandwich" and learn about sound and music.
Registration starts May 31; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats.
  10:00 am for grades K-5.
Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Stories with Your Legislators.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Eric Burlison
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats.
  2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Some are born to be heroic and others just bumble into it. Jay and Leslie from Laughing Matters explore feats of skill, feats of daring and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Music Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of music and meet a music hero through stories, songs and activities. Tito Puente.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Elementary School - This Juggler is an Open Book!.
  11:00 am Fair Grove Elementary School for grades K-5.
Even jugglers have heroes that inspire them. Watch as award-winning juggler Brian Wendling tells the story behind each of his spinning, bouncing, balancing, teetering, tossing props in his uniquely high-energy way! Brian is an International Jugglers Team Champion and a longtime favorite at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - This Juggler is an Open Book!.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Even jugglers have heroes that inspire them. Watch as award-winning juggler Brian Wendling tells the story behind each of his spinning, bouncing, balancing, teetering, tossing props in his uniquely high-energy way! Brian is an International Jugglers Team Champion and a longtime favorite at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, June 11, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - This Juggler is an Open Book!.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Even jugglers have heroes that inspire them. Watch as award-winning juggler Brian Wendling tells the story behind each of his spinning, bouncing, balancing, teetering, tossing props in his uniquely high-energy way! Brian is an International Jugglers Team Champion and a longtime favorite at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - This Juggler is an Open Book!.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Even jugglers have heroes that inspire them. Watch as award-winning juggler Brian Wendling tells the story behind each of his spinning, bouncing, balancing, teetering, tossing props in his uniquely high-energy way! Brian is an International Jugglers Team Champion and a longtime favorite at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - This Juggler is an Open Book!.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Even jugglers have heroes that inspire them. Watch as award-winning juggler Brian Wendling tells the story behind each of his spinning, bouncing, balancing, teetering, tossing props in his uniquely high-energy way! Brian is an International Jugglers Team Champion and a longtime favorite at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, June 12, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Grant Beach Park - Fantastic Friday at the Railroad Historical Museum.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm Grant Beach Park for grades K-5.
Explore engineering! Tracks, switches, signals -- there’s a lot going on to get trains moving. Chug along with us to Grant Beach Park, where Railroad Historical Museum volunteers will explain how it all works and provide tours of the train engine and cars, the steam engine and the caboose. Join the library staff for train stories, activities and fun. Best of all, you can choo-choose some books at the Mobile Library to learn more! Co-sponsored by the Railroad Historical Museum. Grant Beach Park, 833 W. Calhoun Street. Call 865-1340.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Things That Go!" Celebrate all types of transportation.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Cook-a-Book.
  6:30 pm in the story hour room for grades K-5 and parents.
Join our super family book club and talk about a different title every month. Pick up dinner from the Mudhouse or brown bag it. "Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute" by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
Call 882-0714.
   
Saturday, June 13, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Truck Heroes: A Big Truck Petting Zoo.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages, families.
Love big trucks? Drop in to our big truck petting zoo! You'll get to explore a MoDOT construction truck and an emergency response truck, a WCA Waste Corporation trash truck, a moving truck from Two Men and a Truck, a Springfield Fire Department fire truck, and a tow truck courtesy of Henry's Towing. Trucks will be parked in the CBCO parking lot across the street. Join us for truck stories and crafts at 11 a.m. in the community room.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Springfield Batman.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Join us for stories, songs and crafts, and then have your picture taken with the Queen City's local superhero!
Registration starts June 1; call 862-0135.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the children's department for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Willard Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 742-4258.
   
Monday, June 15, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Vision: Test your eyes with optical illusions and make a thaumatrope.
Registration starts June 7; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Vision: Test your eyes with optical illusions and make a thaumatrope.
Registration starts June 7; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  11:00 am for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Music Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of music and meet a music hero through stories, songs and activities. Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Center - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  6:30 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  10:00 am for grades K-5.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Elementary School - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  11:00 am Fair Grove Elementary School for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, June 18, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Oh My Gosh Josh Presents: The Amazing Adventures of SUPER CHICKEN!.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Join Oh My Gosh Josh as his chicken supper turns SUPER! See the wondrous feats of this fantastic fowl who foils the plots of evildoers, and marvel at his transformation from everyman Carl the Chicken into...SUPER CHICKEN! Audience members will take part in this hero's story as he recounts his escape from danger at the hands of the rotten Count Schmoopy. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite superhero as we unmask a truly amazing adventure! This comical, magic and circus-stunt-filled tale will have books flying off the shelf like a chicken with a cape!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, June 19, 2015
  Springfield Conservation Nature Center - Fantastic Friday at the Nature Center.
  9:00 am to 12:00 pm Springfield Conservation Nature Center for grades K-5.
Explore the superpowers of some common insects as we team with the Springfield Conservation Nature Center to celebrate summer reading. Bring your entire family and have fun enjoying indoor/outdoor activities, stories, crafts and more as you discover the heroic work of the insect world. Drop by anytime and plan on spending at least an hour. The Mobile Library will be parked nearby, so bring your library card. At Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Call 883-1974.
   
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Dad Is Our Hero!.
  10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Celebrate Father's Day with stories, crafts and activities.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Doc McStuffins." Bring your stuffie in for a checkup at our special stuffed animal clinic.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Be an Animal Hero!.
  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades K-5.
Be an animal hero by crafting toys for local shelter animals. Materials will be provided and all crafts will be donated to a local animal shelter.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Friday Fun Hour: Pet Heroes.
  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Animals can be heroes, too! Join us for an informative and fun time with therapy expert Nelson Knapp and the helpful critters from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks. We'll learn about pet therapy and how these special animals make a huge difference in people’s lives.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Science of Superheroes.
  6:30 pm in the auditorium for grade 3-adult.
Join science nerd and comic book aficionado Rob Powers, aka Professor Powers, for a discussion about the reality of superhero powers. What would happen to Thor's hammer, Mjolnier, on Earth if it really was made from the heart of a dying star? How realistic are Batman's gadgets? We'll consider these and other questions as we discuss the science of powers, gadgets and superheroes. Activities and experiments will follow the discussion.
Call 882-0714.
   
Saturday, June 20, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Playtime!.
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Come play with us! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers where kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - World Travelers:The Netherlands.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
Expand your world view by exploring other cultures through games, art and music.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Family Book Discussion.
  12:00 pm for grades 1-3 and families.
"Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig" by Kate DiCamillo.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Family Concert with Patrick Mureithi.
  1:00 pm for all ages.
Come ready to dance, sing along and have a fun-tastic time as Patrick Mureithi shares his original songs on the guitar, slide guitar and ukulele with folks at the library! Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Call 732-7284.
   
Monday, June 22, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Nature Heroes.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Many animals play an important role in the ecosystem such as cleaning the environment, ridding us of pesky insects and controlling rodent populations. Our friends from the Springfield Conservation Nature Center will share stories about amazing animal feats and how animals use their special adaptations to survive.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Balance: Learn about balance and gravity, and make a balancing robot.
Registration starts June 14; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Balance: Learn about balance and gravity, and make a balancing robot.
Registration starts June 14; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Stories with Your Legislators.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Sen. Bob Dixon
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Superhero Training Camp.
  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your agility in our "laser" obstacle course, knock down bad guys, practice busting through walls and more! Come in costume and get ready for a superhero workout, plus tips and stories about being the best superhero you can be!
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Music Hero.
  4:00 pm for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of music and meet a music hero through stories, songs and activities. Melba Doretta Liston.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Elementary School - Juggling Jeff Presents: The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train -- Every Super Hero Has a Story.
  11:00 am Fair Grove Elementary School for grades K-5.
Young Cheddar goes on a quest to become just like his favorite super hero -- Mr. Train. Along the way, he meets a few interesting characters and discovers that being a hero is not about being perfect or having a special talent, or even being the biggest and best -- it’s about being himself, showing up and always giving his best. The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train includes comedy, juggling and a bit of magic all wrapped up in a story of self-discovery and comedy! Financial assistance for this project is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Juggling Jeff Presents: The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train -- Every Super Hero Has a Story.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Young Cheddar goes on a quest to become just like his favorite super hero -- Mr. Train. Along the way, he meets a few interesting characters and discovers that being a hero is not about being perfect or having a special talent, or even being the biggest and best -- it’s about being himself, showing up and always giving his best. The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train includes comedy, juggling and a bit of magic all wrapped up in a story of self-discovery and comedy! Financial assistance for this project is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, June 25, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Juggling Jeff Presents: The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train -- Every Super Hero Has a Story.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Young Cheddar goes on a quest to become just like his favorite super hero -- Mr. Train. Along the way, he meets a few interesting characters and discovers that being a hero is not about being perfect or having a special talent, or even being the biggest and best -- it’s about being himself, showing up and always giving his best. The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train includes comedy, juggling and a bit of magic all wrapped up in a story of self-discovery and comedy! Financial assistance for this project is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Juggling Jeff Presents: The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train -- Every Super Hero Has a Story.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Young Cheddar goes on a quest to become just like his favorite super hero -- Mr. Train. Along the way, he meets a few interesting characters and discovers that being a hero is not about being perfect or having a special talent, or even being the biggest and best -- it’s about being himself, showing up and always giving his best. The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train includes comedy, juggling and a bit of magic all wrapped up in a story of self-discovery and comedy! Financial assistance for this project is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Juggling Jeff Presents: The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train -- Every Super Hero Has a Story.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Young Cheddar goes on a quest to become just like his favorite super hero -- Mr. Train. Along the way, he meets a few interesting characters and discovers that being a hero is not about being perfect or having a special talent, or even being the biggest and best -- it’s about being himself, showing up and always giving his best. The Adventures of Cheddar & Mr. Train includes comedy, juggling and a bit of magic all wrapped up in a story of self-discovery and comedy! Financial assistance for this project is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, June 26, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Sing, Sign and Storytime.
  10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Learn basic American Sign Language through songs and stories at this interactive storytime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Steam Engine Grounds - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  10:00 am to 11:30 am Steam Engine Grounds for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
   
  Steam Engine Grounds - Fantastic Friday at the Steam Engine Grounds.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm Steam Engine Grounds for grades K-5.
Heat water and what do you get? Steam power! Our friends from the Ozark Steam Engine Association and the Southwest Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association are dedicated to restoring the steam-powered engines used in farming and industry in the mid-19th century around the Ozarks and the nation. Members of the associations will open the Steam-O-Rama event grounds to summer readers for a magnificent visit to the past, with activities, tours of these marvelous machines and stories read by KY3's Mike Landis and the Republic Branch librarian. Parked on the grounds with the steam engine-powered tractors and machines will be the Mobile Library (powered by diesel, not steam), so bring your library card! Steam Engine Grounds located east of the Republic city limits, on the south side of U.S. 60. Entrance to the grounds is from Farm Road 170. Call 732-7284.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Bad Kitty." Help Bad Kitty get out of trouble!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Stories with Your Legislators.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Sonya Anderson
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, June 27, 2015
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Bilingual Storytime.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families to introduce parents and children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  11:00 am for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the children's department for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
Monday, June 29, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Super Safety .
  1:00 pm for preschool-age 6.
Join Bumper and his friends from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as they help us get to know our local superheroes.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Flight: Blast off with rockets and see how high yours can fly!
Registration starts June 21; call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Flight: Blast off with rockets and see how high yours can fly!
Registration starts June 21; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Music Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of music and meet a music hero through stories, songs and activities. Keith Richards.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Park Central Branch Library - Uncle Sam Hat Making.
  5:30 pm to 6:30 pm for grades 2-5.
Celebrate the 4th of July in style by making your very own Uncle Sam-style hat. Materials and step-by-step instructions will be provided for creating this fun and patriotic holiday accessory.
Registration starts June 1; call 831-1342.
   
Thursday, July 2, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Super Storytime.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for age 2-grade 5.
Listen to our super librarians read their favorite stories and sing their favorite songs during our super-sized storytime.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Super Storytime.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for age 2-grade 5.
Listen to our super librarians read their favorite stories and sing their favorite songs during our super-sized storytime.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Reading Pals.
  4:30 pm for grades K-5.
Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help--they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these furry loveable friends.
Call 732-7284.
   
Friday, July 3, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Froggy." Join Froggy on his many adventures and share a favorite Froggy story.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Friday Fun Hour.
  4:00 pm for grades K-5.
Play and learn together with hands-on games, art, science experiments and other STEAM-based activities!
Call 883-1974.
   
Monday, July 6, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Super Magic with Marty Hahne.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Super Magic with Marty Hahne.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Safety: Design and test a crash-safe car!
Registration starts June 28; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Super Magic with Marty Hahne.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Safety: Design and test a crash-safe car!
Registration starts June 28; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Nature Heroes.
  2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Many animals play an important role in the ecosystem such as cleaning the environment, ridding us of pesky insects and controlling rodent populations. Our friends from the Springfield Conservation Nature Center will share stories about amazing animal feats and how animals use their special adaptations to survive.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Art Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of art and meet an artist hero through stories, songs and activities. Henri Matisse.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:15 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  10:00 am for preschool-grade 2.
Animals have superpowers? Yes! Just like superheroes with powers, animals soar through the air, lift heavy objects with ease, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, and they use these powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Learn More About Animal Super Powers.
  12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for preschool-grade 2.
Keep learning about animals and their amazing senses with trivia and activities after our program with Dickerson Park Zoo. Learn astounding facts about animal powers and skills that happen in your own backyard.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Super-palooza!.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, July 9, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Favorite Songs from the Little House Books.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Favorite Songs from the Little House Books.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Favorite Songs from the Little House Books.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, July 10, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  - Fantastic Friday at the Historic Wommack Mill.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
Fair Grove’s Historic Wommack Mill is the site for a variety of celebrations, picnics and gatherings. Members of the Fair Grove Historical Society will open the mill grounds to summer readers for stories, activities and tours, plus marvelous music by Dallas Jones. Bring your lunch to enjoy in Fair Grove’s beautiful parks after the event! The Mobile Library will be parked nearby, so bring your library card. At the Historic Wommack Mill, Hwy 125 (Old Mill Road) & Main Street, Fair Grove. Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Peter Rabbit." Learn about plants, nature and gardening with Peter Rabbit.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Cook-a-Book.
  6:30 pm in the story hour room for grades K-5 and parents.
Join our super family book club and talk about a different title every month. Pick up dinner from the Mudhouse or brown bag it. "Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures" by Kate DiCamillo.
Call 882-0714.
   
Saturday, July 11, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the children's department for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - LEGO Brick Hero or Villain Challenge.
  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for preschool-grade 6.
Pretend play, imagination and ingenuity are all that's required for this LEGO brick challenge. Construct superhero or villain vehicles, gizmos and contraptions from our LEGO bricks and put them to the test as you battle your friends.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Willard Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 742-4258.
   
Monday, July 13, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Stories with Your Legislators.
  10:30 am for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Lincoln Hough
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Super-palooza!.
  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Symmetry: Learn about light and color, and make a kaleidoscope!
Registration starts July 5; call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Symmetry: Learn about light and color, and make a kaleidoscope!
Registration starts July 5; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - A Superhero's Guide to the Galaxy.
  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Explore constellations, the solar system and galaxies! Take a trip inside the StarLab, where you'll learn about the stars in the night sky and the stories about them. Our presenter will lead groups into the StarLab every 25 minutes. We'll have a variety of super-summer reader activities while you wait. Children ages 3-5 must be accompanied by an adult in the StarLab.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Animal Superpowers!.
  3:30 pm for preschool-grade 5.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Art Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of art and meet an artist hero through stories, songs and activities. George Rodrigue.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  10:00 am for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Super Magic with Marty Hahne.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, July 16, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Super Magic with Marty Hahne.
  10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Stories with Your Legislators.
  10:30 am for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Kevin Austin
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Super-palooza!.
  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, July 17, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  - Fantastic Friday at Grey-Campbell Farmstead.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
Join us at Springfield’s oldest house, the Grey-Campbell Farmstead in Nathanael Greene Park. Tour this historic house and visit with the volunteer reenactors, who will provide our summer readers with activities that help them understand what life was like in the 1860s, when settlers ground their own corn, made their own rope and grew most of their food. We’ll share stories and activities that add to the fun and learning. The Mobile Library will be parked nearby, so bring your library card. At Nathanael Greene Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Curious George." Solve your curiosity with hands-on science experiments.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Family Game Time.
  3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for all ages.
Revisit your favorite board games with friends and family.
Call 742-4258.
   
Saturday, July 18, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Superhero Obstacle Course.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
Drop in anytime and show everyone your super strength, speed and brain power as you face superhero physical and mental challenges in the ultimate obstacle course! Wear comfy clothes and good running shoes to join this super-fun race to the finish line.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Sugar Free Allstars: Concert for Preschoolers.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm in the auditorium for infants-age 7.
Join us for a rollicking, moving and grooving good time with nationally acclaimed kindie band, the Sugar Free Allstars. With their diverse musical influences and unusual instrumentation, this funky organ/drum duo from Oklahoma City blends New Orleans funk, Memphis soul and Hammond organ-drenched gospel, wrapped in a colorful rock 'n' roll package. They have garnered national acclaim and accolades in Time, People and Parents magazines, starred reviews in School Library Journal, two No. 1 hits on SiriusXM's Kid's Place Live and a National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA) Gold Award.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - World Travelers: Kenya.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
Expand your world view by exploring other cultures through games, art and music.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Family Book Discussion.
  12:00 pm for grades 1-3 and families.
"The Yeti Files: Meet the Bigfeet" by Kevin Sherry.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Game On! .
  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for grades 3-7.
Have fun with other players of your favorite game as you trade cards and watch "Pokemon: Heroes," rated G.
Call 862-0135.
   
Monday, July 20, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Super-palooza!.
  10:00 am to 11:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  1:00 pm for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Survival Skills: Learn how animals survive in their habitats, and see if you have what it takes to be a super predator.
Registration starts July 12; call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Survival Skills: Learn how animals survive in their habitats, and see if you have what it takes to be a super predator.
Registration starts July 12; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - "Frozen" Sing-a-Long.
  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
It's hot outside, so let's get "Frozen." Watch the sing-a-long version of the hit movie, rated PG, as we sing at the top of our lungs!
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Art Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of art and meet an artist hero through stories, songs and activities. Jackson Pollock.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - "Frozen" in July: A Sing-a-Long.
  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for preschool-grade 5.
Are you a Disney "Frozen" fanatic? Join us for a group sing-a-long, complete with karaoke-style video lyrics. We’ll beat the heat with ice pops and make a snow craft. Materials will be provided.
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, July 23, 2015
  Willard Recreation Center - Super-palooza!.
  10:00 am to 11:30 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Fantastic Family Film Festival .
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
Watch some of your favorites on the big screen while you take part in special activities. "Big Hero 6" Robot Build-a-Long. Rated PG.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Captain Underpants Party!.
  1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-4.
Celebrate summer reading with our favorite funny, gross-out superhero, Captain Underpants! Join forces with George and Harold to help defeat Dr. Diaper, the Bionic Booger Boy and others with disgusting activities, revolting crafts and smelly stories.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, July 24, 2015
  Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  9:30 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 751-2933.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Mediacom Ice Park - Fantastic Friday at the Ice Park.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm Mediacom Ice Park for grades K-5.
Beat the heat and enjoy the arctic temperatures inside Mediacom Ice Park. Join us for polar stories, songs and activities that celebrate the cold. After our storytime, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board will open the ice rink to storytime participants for an hour of free skating and skate rental. If you plan to skate, come prepared with mittens, hats and socks. The Mobile Library will be parked nearby, so bring your library card. At Mediacom Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway. Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Elephant and Piggie." Enjoy stories and games inspired by Gerald and Piggie. There might even be some fun with Pigeon!
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Stories with Your Legislators.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for all ages.
Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Sonya Anderson
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, July 25, 2015
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Retro Cartoon Saturdays.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
It's so sad that old Saturday cartoons like "Justice League" and "Batman" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Bilingual Storytime.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families to introduce parents and children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  11:00 am for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 732-7284.
   
Monday, July 27, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Magical Superheroes.
  10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
Call 862-0135.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Magical Superheroes.
  1:00 pm for grades K-5.
Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Speed: Design and build a thrilling roller coaster ride!
Registration starts July 19; call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Magical Superheroes.
  2:00 pm for grades K-5.
Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Super STEAM.
  3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Speed: Design and build a thrilling roller coaster ride!
Registration starts July 27; call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Station - Magical Superheroes.
  2:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades K-5.
Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Meet the Art Hero.
  4:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 4-8.
Discover a world of art and meet an artist hero through stories, songs and activities. Lois Ehlert.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - KY3 for Kids Storybreak.
  2:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality.
Call 883-1974.
   
Thursday, July 30, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Fantastic Family Film Festival.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
Watch some of your favorites on the big screen while you take part in special activities. "Frozen" Sing-a-Long. Rated PG.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Playtime: PJ Edition!.
  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the meeting room for infants-age 6.
Come play with us ... in your PJs! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a special pre-bedtime playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers; where kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, July 31, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Princesses and Pirates." Are you a fan of princes and princesses or pirates? You can love both at our royal high seas party.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, August 1, 2015
  Library Center - Llama, Llama is Growing Up!.
  11:00 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Llama, Llama Red Pajama" as we read "Llama, Llama Misses Mama" and other Llama, Llama books that help young children learn about emotions and new experiences.
Call 882-0714.
   
Monday, August 3, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Super Jobs and Everyday Heroes.
  11:00 am for preschool-grade 6.
Real-life heroes from the Strafford Police and Fire Departments will bring their gadgets and gear as they explain their work and give helpful hints about staying safe.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:15 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Gizmos and Gadgets.
  1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades K-6.
Will you make a superhero gadget to save the planet, or a gizmo only a villain could devise? Put your skills and imagination to the test using LEGO bricks and household items. Materials will be provided.
Call 759-2637.
   
Thursday, August 6, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Fantastic Family Film Festival.
  1:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
Watch some of your favorites on the big screen while you take part in special activities. "Incredibles" Superhero Costume Contest. Rated PG.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Reading Pals.
  4:30 pm for grades K-5.
Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help--they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these furry loveable friends.
Call 732-7284.
   
Friday, August 7, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Say Goodbye & Hello: Summer Reading Finale & Back-to-School Bash.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
Calling all heroes! Put on your superhero gear and join us for games and crafts to celebrate the end of summer reading and the beginning of a new school year! Materials will be provided.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Center - Fandom Jr..
  11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Superheroes." Share your love of superheroes at our super party to end summer reading.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, August 8, 2015
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Retro Cartoon Saturdays.
  10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
It's so sad that old Saturday cartoons like "Justice League" and "Batman" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
Call 759-2637.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Playtime!.
  10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Come play with us! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a playdate filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers where kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the children's department for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 882-0714.
   
  Willard Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 742-4258.
   
Monday, August 10, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Library Center - Skyscraper Appreciation Day.
  2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
We'll celebrate the tallest buildings by reading books and building skyscrapers out of tubes, straws and blocks.
Call 882-0714.
   
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
Thursday, August 13, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, August 14, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Library Center - Cook-a-Book.
  6:30 pm in the story hour room for grades K-5 and parents.
Join our super family book club and talk about a different title every month. Pick up dinner from the Mudhouse or brown bag it. "Kung Pow Chicken: Let's Get Cracking!" by Cyndi Marko.
Call 882-0714.
   
Saturday, August 15, 2015
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - World Travelers: Japan.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
Expand your world view by exploring other cultures through games, art and music.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Family Book Discussion.
  12:00 pm for grades 1-3 and families.
"My Weirdest School: Mr. Cooper Is Super" by Dan Gutman.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Center - Summer Reading Art Gallery Reception.
  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the story hour room for all ages, families.
Drop in anytime and see all of the artwork created by our super young readers during the Summer Reading Program.
Call 882-0714.
   
Monday, August 17, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
Thursday, August 20, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, August 21, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Friday Fun Hour.
  4:00 pm for grades K-5.
Play and learn together with hands-on games, art, science experiments and other STEAM-based activities!
Call 883-1974.
   
Saturday, August 22, 2015
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Bilingual Storytime.
  11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families to introduce parents and children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
Monday, August 24, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 742-4258.
   
  Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 736-9233.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Pajama Storytime.
  6:00 pm to 6:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  7:00 pm in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 759-2637.
   
Thursday, August 27, 2015
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:30 am for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  3:30 pm for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
Friday, August 28, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 862-0135.
   
  Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:00 am for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 732-7284.
   
  Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime.
  11:15 am in the story hour room for infants-age 6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
Saturday, August 29, 2015
  Republic Branch Library - LEGO Brick Saturday.
  11:00 am for grades K-5.
Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
Call 732-7284.
   
Monday, August 31, 2015
  Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime.
  10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-36 months.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 865-1340.
   
  Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime.
  10:30 am for ages 3-6.
Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
Call 883-1974.
   
 
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