MIDTOWN CARNEGIE BRANCH PROGRAMS

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Landlords: Rights & Responsibilities
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Attorney Michael Miller of Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law will help landlords understand their rights from the beginning of the landlord-tenant relationship to the end. Topics include best contract practices with tenants, enforcing contracts during the tenancy and ending contracts at the end of tenancy.

Friday, August 25, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Friday, September 1, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - "The American Heiress" by Daisy Goodwin

    1:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Discuss books written by British authors. Tea and biscuits will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Fix-it Fair
    4-7 p.m. in the basement meeting room for all ages.
    Throw it away? No way! Give your household appliances, computers, bicycles or even clothes a new lease on life at the Fix-it Fair. Volunteer experts will assist you with your repairs. No registration required, but feel free to call us after August 24 at 862-0135 to find out if a fixer will be there to help with your specific item. Reduce waste while learning a valuable repair skill. Presented with the Community Partnership of the Ozarks Tool Library and Queen City Beard and Moustache Federation.

Friday, September 8, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

Friday, September 15, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Shake, Shimmy and Rock & Roll!
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    Listen to great stories while we listen to great music and move our bodies to the beat.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Midtown Workshop Series
    2 p.m. for adults.
    Learn useful life skills on a variety of topics from area experts. Automotive Know-how for grade 10-adult. Join us in the parking lot where a Rick’s Automotive representative will demonstrate basic automotive maintenance and roadside skills you should know. Refreshments will be provided. Registration starts September 1; call 862-0135.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - We're Pulling the Plug!
    3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    We're turning off the electricity in the Teen Room for one afternoon. Join us for old-fashioned games and activities -- no video games, computers or lights. Snacks will be provided.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

Friday, September 29, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

    1:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Discuss books written by British authors. Tea and biscuits will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Midtown Workshop Series
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn useful life skills on a variety of topics from area experts. Sleep 101. Susan Clark with the CoxHealth Sleep Disorders Center will talk about getting a better night’s sleep, including common sleep issues and disorders, with a Q&A session at the end. Participants will receive a sleep brochure, presentation notes and a sleep mask. Registration starts September 21; call 862-0135.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - All About Ponies
    6 p.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    Celebrate the opening of the new "My Little Pony" movie with stories, activities and crafts.

Friday, October 6, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Coffee House Afternoon
    4 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    In honor of Teen Read Week, we want to showcase our local teen writers, artists and other creative talents! We invite you to come and share your works with your peers or just chill out and listen. Coffee, tea and snacks provided. Join us when you can, leave when you must.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Music at Midtown: The Cider Sessions
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Let's toast the start of fall with warm apple cider and intimate musical performances by our favorite local artists. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Emily Higgins, producer and host of "The Mulberry Tree," will perform original songs from her "91 Acres" collection, the musical chronicle of a Douglas County land reclamation.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Is Midtown Carnegie Haunted?
    6 p.m. for adults.
    The Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, over a century old, has many stories behind its walls. Join the 417 Paranormal Research Society for an after-hours guided tour to see what spirits might be lingering in the library. An Oh, The Horror event. Registration starts October 1; call 862-0135.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Music at Midtown: The Cider Sessions
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Let's toast the start of fall with warm apple cider and intimate musical performances by our favorite local artists. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Singer songwriter Steve Ames will share the songs that have made him an Ozarks favorite and fixture on the local music scene.

Friday, October 20, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Music at Midtown: The Cider Sessions
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Let's toast the start of fall with warm apple cider and intimate musical performances by our favorite local artists. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Shannon Stine, award-winning thumbpicking guitarist, singer and songwriter, will share original tunes and a few favorite covers.

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - The Not-So-Scary Halloween Storytime!
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    Wear your costume and enjoy some tricks or treats, stories, crafts and activities.

Monday, October 30, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky STEAM Creations!
    3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for age 13-grade 12.
    Bring your inner mad scientist and join us for some campy, creepy fun with an afternoon of ghoulish STEAM activities. We'll screen "Addams Family Values," rated PG-13, while we work. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - "Elizabeth is Missing" by Emma Healey

    1:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Discuss books written by British authors. Tea and biscuits will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Midtown Workshop Series
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn useful life skills on a variety of topics from area experts. Pie Crust Tips and Tricks with Prairie Pie. Watch a demonstration of perfect pie crust making by Eleanor Taylor, founder of Prairie Pie. Eleanor will provide a recipe to attendees and answer your crust-related questions. Registration starts October 19; call 862-0135.

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Crafts, Fidgets and Gadgets Galore!
    3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    Bring your creativity for an afternoon of crafting, including DIY fidgets! Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - A "Little House" Thanksgiving Storytime
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    We'll read "Little House" books, play pioneer games, create old-fashioned crafts and try frontier foods.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Friday, November 24, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 a.m. 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.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Teen Writer's Guild
    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.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

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