FAIR GROVE BRANCH PROGRAMS

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

  • Retro Cartoon Saturdays
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    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.
  • LEGO Brick Saturday
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm for preschool-grade 4.
    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.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • 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.
  • "Silas Marner"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm for adults.
    By George Eliot.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    11:00 am to 12:45 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Crimson Wing: The Mystery of the Flamingo," rated G.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • 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.
  • Otaku Club
    3:30 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14-grade 12.
    Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for anime films, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats.

Monday, September 21, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts August 01; call 759-2637.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • 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.
  • X-Treme Teens
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Transform ordinary items into make-believe or functional gear. Make-and-take your crafts or create props for an improv show on Saturday, October 17. Materials will be provided, but you may also bring items to "upgrade."

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

  • Retro Cartoon Saturdays
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    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.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    11:00 am to 12:45 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Arctic Tale," rated G.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  • 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.
  • "In Broad Daylight"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm for adults.
    By Harry N. MacLean.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

  • Try a Bite of Improv
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Join us for a one-of-a-kind show chock-full of laughter, student-created props and audience participation. Become characters in the spontaneous story and assist the improv players in a never-before-seen adventure. No experience required.

Monday, October 19, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts September 01; call 759-2637.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

  • 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.
  • ID That Leaf
    11:00 am to 6:00 pm for ages 3-9.
    Learn about leaves, trees and the science behind their beautiful autumn colors with fall trivia and crafts with real and paper leaves, and a special autumn-themed Racing to Read Storytime at 11 a.m. Materials will be provided.
  • Otaku Club
    3:30 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14-grade 12.
    Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for anime films, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

  • Halloween Bash
    11:00 am to 6:00 pm for infants-age 9.
    Get ready for trick-or-treating with treats, crafts and surprises throughout the day. Wear your costume for a special Halloween Racing to Read Storytime at 11 a.m.
  • 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.
  • X-Treme Teens
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Thriller Chiller Ball. Have a ghoulishly good time as you experience an unearthly evening of unspeakable fun, menacing music and eerie ingestibles.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • Building Block Books Voting Day
    9:30 am to 7:00 pm for preschool-grade K.
    This Election Day vote for your favorite Missouri Building Block book. Stop in anytime to cast your vote, and join us at 11 a.m. for a special Racing to Read Storytime to preview all the nominees.
  • 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.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

  • Retro Cartoon Saturdays
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    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.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    11:00 am to 12:45 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Monkey Kingdom," rated G.

Monday, November 16, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts October 01; call 759-2637.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

  • 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.
  • "God Help the Child"
    Book Discussion
    1:30 pm for adults.
    By Toni Morrison.
  • X-Treme Otaku
    3:30 pm to 6:30 pm for age 14-grade 12.
    Anime fans and X-treme Teens unite! We're combining the films and treats of the Otaku Club with the maker-space fun of the X-Treme Teens as you work together on some anime-inspired projects. Materials will be provided; anime films rated TV-14 and under.

Monday, December 21, 2015

  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for adults.
    Learn computer, Internet and software skills at your own pace using instructional software and videos. Topics include basic computer skills, Windows, Internet Explorer, Photoshop, QuickBooks, Web design, Microsoft Office, Apple products, MAC OS and more. We also offer Computer-Instructed Keyboarding to help you gain new typing skills or improve the skills you already have.
    Registration starts November 01; call 759-2637.
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