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July-December 2016

Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.

Brentwood storytimes and other programs will be held at nearby locations. Please note the location of Brentwood programs in the program description.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Station
    9:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-12 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.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Wintertime StoryWalk®
    Offsite
    10 a.m. in the Offsite for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a special Racing to Read Storytime at the Willard Trailhead of the Frisco Highline Trail, where we'll launch our winter StoryWalk®, featuring "All You Need for a Snowman" by Alice Schertle. StoryWalks® combine three important elements that promote learning: reading, moving, and enjoying the outdoors. After we read our StoryWalk® book, we'll walk the trail and enjoy the book again, displayed on sign posts along the way. Best of all, families can return to the trail again and again to enjoy the book through December 20. Co-sponsored by Ozark Greenways.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    11:15 a.m. 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.
  • Holiday Store for Kids
    Library Center
    2:30-7:30 p.m. in the meeting room A for infants-age 18.
    Shopping for families, friends and teachers is affordable and fun at the Library’s annual Holiday Store. Kids through age 18 can shop at the "store" for gifts priced from 25 cents to $6. Friends of the Library volunteers will help young children shop for everyone on their gift list, purchase and wrap their gifts.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • Adult Coloring Circle
    Park Central Branch Library
    5-7 p.m. for all ages.
    Join us every week for a relaxing session of coloring and see why these intricate and beautiful coloring designs are all the rage. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.
  • Teen Tuesday Advisory Club
    Library Center
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
    All teens are welcome to come and chat about your favorite books and movies, and play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    7 p.m. 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.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

  • Edge Mobile Class: File Management
    Library Station
    10 a.m.-noon in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
    Learn to save, organize, copy, move, rename, delete, find and manage files and folders on your computer or external storage device. Prerequisites: Computer Skills II or experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts November 1; call 865-1340.
  • Christmas Carols with the St. Agnes Elementary School Choir
    Park Central Branch Library
    11 a.m. for all ages.
    Choir students from our downtown neighbor, St. Agnes Elementary School, will sing a series of Christmas and seasonal carols. Light snacks will be provided.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Let's Make It Snow!
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a special Racing to Read Storytime at 11 a.m. where we'll read stories about snow, perform snow dances, play in "cold" sensory snow and make snowmen. Crafts and activities will be provided throughout the day.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Library Station
    1-3 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using a keyboard and mouse. Registration starts November 1; call 865-1340.
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