SCHWEITZER BRENTWOOD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Thursday, February 23, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Friday, February 24, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Staying Safe and Secure in the Digital World
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    It's a big, online world out there. Learn what to do to protect yourself and your computer when you are connected to the Internet. Learn about anti-virus programs, Internet privacy and how to keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 3; call 883-1974.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Book Discussion

    1:30 p.m. for adults.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Poets Series
    3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Spend your afternoon sharing in the work of our diverse and prolific community of poets as they take turns reading, fielding questions and talking poetry. Drury University senior and graduating student poets with discussion curated by Chair of Languages and Literature Dr. Jo Van Arkel.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Friday, March 10, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: File Management
    10 a.m.-noon in the community 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 February 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts February 1; call 883-1974.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Babaloo!
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-5.
    Babaloo is a one-man musical comedy act for kids. His show is fun, fast-paced and packed full of audience participation. You'll witness hilarious original tunes, flying bean-bags, billions of bubbles and five-gallon bucket beating, not to mention a sky full of flying toilet paper. Get ready to laugh, sing, dance and make big noise with the award-winning Babaloo.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your home page and add a website to your favorites. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts February 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts February 1; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Poets Series
    3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Spend your afternoon sharing in the work of our diverse and prolific community of poets as they take turns reading, fielding questions and talking poetry. Missouri State University Professor Marcus Cafagna, professional poet and adventurer Rich Eskew, and educator and author Dr. Billie Davis.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sign Up for Your Summer
    3-6 p.m. for grades K-12.
    Springfield Public Schools' year ends in late May. Now’s the time for families to plan summer fun! The Springfield News-Leader and the Library are teaming up to help. Sign Up for Your Summer showcases K-12 summer programs around the community. You’ll find opportunities at Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield, Explore at Springfield Public Schools, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and many others — including summer reading programs at the Library. This free, come-and-go event is perfect for parents to sign up for programs, talk to representatives from community groups and take information home. Watch thelibrary.org and news-leader.com for upcoming details. Hosted by Claudette Riley, News-Leader senior reporter for education. In the community room and Children's Department.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Animals of the Allies
    2 p.m. for all ages.
    Did you know that your favorite "silly old bear" was inspired by a real life Great War mascot? You’ll be surprised to discover the true adventures that took a very special bear all the way from the Canadian wilderness to the Hundred Acre Wood. Join Cherie Kelly from the National World War I Museum & Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., to learn all about the important roles winged and four-legged friends played in the First World War. During this family-friendly talk you’ll also discover how a German pup from No Man’s Land became a Hollywood superstar and how a pigeon named Cher Ami became a major war hero. A One Read event.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Friday, April 14, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learning Windows 10
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn about the new Windows 10 operating system including features like Task View, Virtual Desktop, and Cortana. Explore the Start menu and Settings menu, and use File Explorer to manage, move, and rename files and folders. Use tiles to launch apps and to access other programs on the computer. Learn to use the Edge browser to surf the Internet. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts March 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts March 1; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Bring a sack lunch. A Fungi Tour of Valley Water Mill Park with Dr. Mark Bower.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Full STEAM Ahead!
    10 a.m. for grades K-4.
    Science and art converge in this hands-on program that will encourage problem-solving, design, collaboration and creativity. We'll offer activities designed to encourage the development of science, technology, engineering, art and math skills. Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Teen STEAM
    1 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Release your inner scientist and artist with challenges that require you to design and create all sorts of real-world objects and structures using a variety of different materials. Prepare to get messy! Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Trust & Estate Planning Basics
    6 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Join us for a presentation on trust and estate planning basics by the attorneys of Ozarks Elder Law. Discover why estate planning should be a priority for any adult, and not just for the elderly and wealthy. Learn techniques to avoid probate and the importance of powers of attorney. A Money Smart Week event.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Understanding Facebook
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Create a Facebook account or use your existing account in this hands-on class. Learn how to personalize your account, review privacy settings, manage your friends, post to your own timeline, and "Like" and comment on other people's posts. A valid email address is required to create a Facebook account; have your email address and Facebook password available if you wish to use your existing account in class. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts March 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts March 1; call 883-1974.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Poets Series
    3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Spend your afternoon sharing in the work of our diverse and prolific community of poets as they take turns reading, fielding questions and talking poetry. Mo Slam Poet Amber Culbertson-Faegre and Mo Poets and Friends member MJ Becco.

Friday, May 12, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Email for Beginners
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to register for and use free Web-based email services and how to compose, read, reply to, save, forward and include an attachment in email. Prerequisites: Internet Basics and experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Bring a sack lunch. A Tour of Greece and Italy with Anna Skalicky.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Summer Reading Program Kickoff & Big Play Day
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for all ages.
    Pick up your game boards and play with us! A variety of play stations will be available that encourage learning, social interaction, discovery, problem-solving, creativity and fun. Play clothes recommended.

Friday, May 26, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Staying Safe and Secure in the Digital World
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    It's a big, online world out there. Learn what to do to protect yourself and your computer when you are connected to the Internet. Learn about anti-virus programs, Internet privacy and how to keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community 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 keyboard and mouse. Registration starts April 1; call 883-1974.
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