All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

MIDTOWN CARNEGIE BRANCH PROGRAMS

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • 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.
  • National Game and Puzzle Week
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Create your own game or puzzle, solve a giant Sudoku, and enjoy Jenga, Monopoly and Uno tournaments all week long.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • "The Expats"
    Brown Bag Book Discussion
    12:15 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Expats" by Chris Pavone.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, December 4, 2014

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, December 5, 2014

  • 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.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

  • Stories for Life
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Designed specifically for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Holiday Horns
    12:15 pm to 1:15 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    Springfield Symphony's Brass Quintet performs festive music at this annual concert sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Beverages and snacks will be provided.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • Meditation at Midtown
    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Take a break from the work day and join meditation instructor Holly Graves for this monthly meditation session, suitable for beginners and Zen masters alike.
  • Baubles and Beads
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Create your own jewelry using paper beads, duct tape, string or other materials. Materials and snacks will be provided.

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • 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.
  • Digitots Storytime
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a mix of traditional and digital storytimes using books and an iPad, with a focus on Racing to Read skills combined with the latest technology. We'll explore the very best educational apps designed to foster early literacy skills and fun, along with stories, music and dancing.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • Time Travel Explorers!
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Go back in time and visit cultures of the ancient world through games, art and mythology. Ancient China
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Saturday Matinee: Classic Movie Musicals
    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    "Meet Me in St. Louis," not rated. Popcorn will be provided.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Fun with Paper Crafts
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to turn paper into beautiful, usable art at this monthly craft series. Deck the Halls with Ornaments and Garland. Paper will be provided; bring scissors and glue if you have it or use ours.
    Registration starts December 02; call 862-0135.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Celebrate the Holidays with Courthouse Chorale
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    This vocal ensemble of Greene County officials and employees will perform holiday favorites.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • Holly Jolly Storytime
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Get into the holiday spirit with books, songs and a holiday craft. Materials will be provided.
  • 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.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • Holiday Movie Marathon
    10:00 am to 4:30 pm for all ages/families.
    Enjoy a day of classic and not-so-classic holiday movies. Popcorn provided. "The Polar Express," rated G, 10 a.m.; "The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol," rated G, noon; "Beethoven's Christmas Adventure," rated PG, 12:40 p.m.; "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas," not rated, 1966 version, 2:15 p.m.; "The Nightmare Before Christmas," rated PG, 2:45 p.m.
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Friday, December 26, 2014

  • 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.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Friday, January 2, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

  • "The Bees"
    Brown Bag Book Discussion
    12:15 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Bees" by Laline Paull.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • Meditation at Midtown
    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Take a break from the work day and join meditation instructor Holly Graves for this monthly meditation session, suitable for beginners and Zen masters alike.
  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, January 9, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

  • Time Travel Explorers!
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Go back in time and visit cultures of the ancient world through games, art and mythology. Ancient Egypt
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • Stories for Life
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Designed specifically for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, January 16, 2015

  • Digitots Storytime
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a mix of traditional and digital storytimes using books and an iPad, with a focus on Racing to Read skills combined with the latest technology. We'll explore the very best educational apps designed to foster early literacy skills and fun, along with stories, music and dancing.
  • 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.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Saturday Matinee: Classic Movie Musicals
    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    "Mary Poppins," rated G. Popcorn will be provided.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!
  • Treasure Map Your Way to Success
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    A treasure map is a visual representation of what you want to manifest in your life. Think of it as a good way to keep those New Year’s resolutions at the front of your mind. Learn how to create your own personalized map at this hands-on craft session. Basic supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring additional images or embellishments for your map.
    Registration starts January 07; call 862-0135.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • Boredom Busters
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Beat the winter blues with some fast-paced games including Uno, Minute It To Win It challenges and teen books-to-movies charades. We have it all, including snacks.
  • Cooking with MaMa Jean: Roasted Winter Vegetables
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Geoff Underwood from MaMa Jean’s Natural Market will demonstrate basic techniques for roasting winter vegetables to make hearty and delicious cold-weather meals. Samples will be provided.
    Registration starts January 08; call 862-0135.

Friday, January 23, 2015

  • 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.
  • Baby It's Cold Outside
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Warm up at the Library with stories, crafts and treats. Materials will be provided.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

  • Bilingual Storytime
    11:00 am 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.
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.
  • Fun with Paper Crafts
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to turn paper into beautiful, usable art at this monthly craft series.Amazing Vegetable Stamp Prints. Paper and vegetables will be provided; bring scissors and glue if you have it or use ours.
    Registration starts January 13; call 862-0135.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

  • Soup-er Bowl Saturday
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for preschool-grade 2.
    Get ready for the Super Bowl with some soup-er stories, crafts and activities. Materials will be provided. Feel free to bring a can of soup to donate to a local food pantry.
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Super Easy Seed Saving Class
    1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to save seeds from tomatoes, lettuce, beans, peas and more from Patrick Byers, regional horticulture specialist for the Greene County Extension Center. You'll have plenty of seeds next year for yourself, your neighbors and the community.
    Registration starts January 19; call 862-0135.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

  • "The Maid’s Version"
    Brown Bag Book Discussion
    12:15 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Maid’s Version" by Daniel Woodrell.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, February 6, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

  • Meet and Greet Celebration
    11:30 am to 4:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    Step into a recreation of the famed 135th St. Branch Library in Harlem through displays and performances. The event honors Afro-Puerto Rican historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, whose collections of art, literature and artifacts became the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library. This program is coordinated by Peoples Etiquette and the Library in collaboration with the NAACP Springfield Branch, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Art Inspired. 11:30 a.m. Storyteller Cynthia Collins will portray Clementine Hunter in "The Painted Word." Hunter was a self-taught folk artist who could neither read nor write. Hunter’s story, "Art From Her Heart," by Kathy Whitehead and illustrated by Shane Evans, will be on display. In the Children's Department. 1 p.m. Living history portrayals of African-Americans including Arturo Alfonso Schomburg. 3 p.m. Students and friends of Ozarks Technical Community College will perform a storytelling skit based on the book "Don’t Let Auntie Mabel Bless the Table," by author/illustrator Vanessa Brantley Newton. In the downstairs meeting room.
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Stories for Life
    10:30 am to 11:30 am in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Designed specifically for older or memory-impaired adults, this series provides simple stories, poetry and visual aids to encourage discussion and pleasant reminiscing.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.
  • Fun with Paper Crafts
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to turn paper into beautiful, usable art at this monthly craft series. Flowers That Won’t Freeze. Paper will be provided; bring scissors and glue if you have it or use ours.
    Registration starts January 27; call 862-0135.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Meditation at Midtown
    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Take a break from the work day and join meditation instructor Holly Graves for this monthly meditation session, suitable for beginners and Zen masters alike.
  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • "Will You Be My Valenswine?" And Other Animal Tales of the Heart
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for some lovely stories, songs and activities.
  • 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.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Boredom Busters
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Beat the winter blues with some fast-paced games including Uno, Minute It To Win It challenges and teen books-to-movies charades. We have it all, including snacks.

Friday, February 20, 2015

  • 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.
  • Digitots Storytime
    10:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a mix of traditional and digital storytimes using books and an iPad, with a focus on Racing to Read skills combined with the latest technology. We'll explore the very best educational apps designed to foster early literacy skills and fun, along with stories, music and dancing.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

  • Time Travel Explorers!
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Go back in time and visit cultures of the ancient world through games, art and mythology. Ancient Greece
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Saturday Matinee: Classic Movie Musicals
    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    "West Side Story," not rated. Popcorn will be provided.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • Teen Writer's Guild
    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your own works.
  • Pajama Storytime
    6:00 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.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.
  • A Videographer's Tale: Ozark Life Stories with Ed Fillmer
    6:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    "Ozarks Ghost Towns." Award-winning freelance video journalist Ed Fillmer will give video presentations with some of his most popular glimpses of Ozarks culture and its people. Fillmer’s "KY3’s Ozark Life" video stories aired during his 17 years as a reporter, photographer and producer at KYTV. He is Journalist in Residence for the History Museum on the Square.

Friday, February 27, 2015

  • 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.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

  • Bilingual Storytime
    11:00 am 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.
  • Simply Saturday
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
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