LIBRARY PROGRAMS IN NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Downloading Made Easy
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison Room for adults.
    Learn the difference between programs and apps. Practice downloading, installing, and uninstalling a program or a library app. Understand the different web browsers and install a browser on the desktop. Visit the Windows Store to learn how to purchase an app for your device. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts October 1; call 883-5341.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • 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.
  • Fair Grove 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.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Be Thankful for Your Pets
    11 a.m. for infants-age 6.
    At this special storytime, we'll read stories about pets, discuss our favorite pets and make crafts. Materials will be provided.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the Harrison 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. Registration starts October 1; call 882-0714.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Thanks, Pets
    3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
    Celebrate National Cook For Your Pets Day by giving them a delicious, nutritious homemade snack. We'll create something for both our feline and canine friends. Just bring your love of pets, materials will be provided.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.
  • Republic Branch Library - "Trolls" Dance Party!
    6 p.m. in the community room for grades K-5.
    We’ll sing and dance to some of our favorite songs from the movie, then make a craft and eat a snack.
  • Library Center - Fighting Fake News: Evaluating Information
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Learn how to evaluate news stories and protect yourself against fake news in this hands-on class. Missouri State University Libraries staff members Tracy L. Stout, head of Research and Instructional Services, and Jessica L Bennett, reference and e-learning librarian, will provide a step-by-step process for assessing the credibility of information. Presented in partnership with Missouri State University Libraries. Registration starts October 23; call 883-5341.

Thursday, November 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.
  • 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.
  • Library Station - Music Memory Cafe
    2-3:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for adults.
    Fiddle and Banjo, a traditional bluegrass duo, will perform music passed down for generations during this informal social gathering for those living with early-stage memory loss and their care partners. Registration starts October 23; call 616-0683.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Thursdays
    3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
    Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Republic Branch Library - Reading Pals
    4:30 p.m. in the community room for grades K-5.
    Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help -- they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these furry, loveable friends.
  • Library Center - C.S. Lewis and the Seven Deadly Sins
    6 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    For generations, readers have found insight from the writings of author C.S. Lewis. One of his poems, "Deadly Sins," has contributed to the theory that Lewis focused each book in the "Chronicles of Narnia" series on one of the seven deadly sins of early Christian history. The Rev. Dr. Andrew Chaney will discuss the parallels between the seven deadly sins and the "Chronicles of Narnia."
  • 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.
  • Library Station - Adulting 101
    6-8 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for ages 18-24.
    Wish you had classes on how to be an adult? Join us for life skills classes every first Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m. Stick around after class to play games, make friends and unwind with your peers from 7-8 p.m. How to Budget, by Library staff.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

    7:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Computer Skills I
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Brush up on existing mouse and keyboard skills and learn the basics of word processing, including simple formatting, saving and printing documents. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts October 1; call 732-7284.
  • Northview Center - "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson

    10:30 a.m. at Northview Center, 301 E. Talmage St. for senior adults.
    Join us at the Northview Center in Doling Park for this library-sponsored book group just for seniors.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Republic 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. Registration starts October 1; call 732-7284.
  • Park Central Branch Library - First Friday Art Walk
    6-9 p.m. for adults.
    Join us for First Friday Art Walk and the opening of a new exhibit. Katherine Still, art and communication student at Missouri State University, will present "Ancient African Rock Art and the Dirty P-Word." On Display: Paintings by Joey Borovicka .
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights
    6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. The Shake Ups in Beach City. "Steven Universe" fans unite! This special concert designed and performed by The Shake Ups draws inspiration from the Emmy-nominated series "Steven Universe," resulting in a brand new collection of acclaimed, family-friendly musical gems. Stay after the concert for Anime Night, to meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out.
  • Library Center - Family Movie Night at the Library
    6:30-8 p.m. in the auditorium for all ages.
    Join us each month to watch a movie on our big screen along with an activity. Build along with LEGO bricks while watching "The LEGO Batman Movie," rated PG .

Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • Library Center - International Game Day @ Your Library
    10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for all ages.
    Join us for a day of gaming at your library! 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Game Demos with Meta Games. Learn about new games and demo some favorites. 1-2 p.m. Introduction to Role Playing Games with Eclectic Endeavors. Learn the basics of role-playing games (RPGs) including what it takes to generate a character and what a game master does. 2-4 p.m. Paint 'n' Take Workshop with Eclectic Endeavors. Learn how to paint the miniatures used in war games and RPGs. Try out games with miniatures and take your creation home. Materials will be provided.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Itsy Bitsy Science Club
    11 a.m. for ages 3-5 .
    Dress to get messy and discover your inner scientist as we explore, build and create with science, technology, engineering, art and math.
  • Library Station - Bibliobop
    11 a.m. in the Frisco Room for ages 2-6.
    We'll listen to stories about music and dancing, then get wiggly and shake our sillies out with musical instruments and awesome dance moves!

Monday, November 6, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Windows 10: Beyond the Basics
    10 a.m.-noon in the Frisco Room for adults.
    Increase your understanding of the Windows 10 operating system with Beyond the Basics. Learn how to use the Windows Store to download apps. Understand the importance of performing regular backups to your PC with step-by-step instructions. Learn how built-in apps can help you get the most from the operating system. Use the Edge Internet browser to navigate the Internet. Prerequisites: Experience using the keyboard and mouse. Registration starts October 1; call 865-1340.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Station - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the Frisco 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. Registration starts October 1; call 865-1340.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society. Are there Black Sheep in Your Family? OGS members will discuss the rascals in their families and the resources available to help researchers determine if a family tale is true or false.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Building Block Books Voting Day
    9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. 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 where we'll preview the nominees.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • Strafford 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Impromptu Inventor-noons
    3:30 p.m. for grades 2-6.
    Enjoy STEAM play in the afternoons with marble runs, mazes and inventor materials.
  • Library Center - Teen Tuesday
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grade 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    6 p.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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    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.
  • Library Station - Missouri Women and the Great War
    7 p.m. in the Frisco Room for adults.
    The United States' entrance into World War I called women to action -- on the home front, in factories and in war-torn Europe. Through diary excerpts, letters home, newspaper accounts, photographs and artifacts, Local History Associate Konrad Stump examines the travels and travails of some of Missouri's most remarkable women.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • 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.
  • Fair Grove 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Library Center - "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders

    1-2:30 p.m. in the meeting room A for adults.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - "Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption" by Nancy Mullane

    1:30 p.m. for adults.
  • 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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 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.
  • 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
  • Republic Branch Library - After-School Movie
    3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
    Relax after school by watching a movie at the library. Snacks will be provided "Thor: The Dark World," rated PG-13.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Craft Thursdays
    3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
    Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided. Map art.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Real Food Thanksgiving
    6 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    The holidays are for fun, families and food! Dietitian Brittany Carpenter, who works with Ruby's Market, Price Cutter and other Pyramid Foods supermarkets, will show you how to prepare wholesome dishes made with real ingredients that are sure to please the whole family. Take home some recipes, learn new cooking tips and enjoy delicious samples! Registration starts October 26; call 883-1974.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Playtime
    10 a.m.-noon in the Story Hour Room for infants-age 6.
    Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a play-date filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home and enjoy some of our special toys. Art Playtime: Dress to get messy as we create art.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Second Saturday Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Get Wild with Animal Art
    11 a.m. in the auditorium for all ages.
    Representatives from Ozarks AAZK, the local chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers, will discuss how they provide unique opportunities for animal interactions and training through art. The program will include a live animal painting session. Be sure to check out the Get Wild with Animal Art display in the reading room in November.
  • Library Station - Holiday Gift-Making Extravaganza
    2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades K-8.
    Show your friends and family how much they mean to you with personalized gifts from the heart. Materials will be provided.
  • Willard Branch Library - Second Saturday LEGO Challenge
    2-4 p.m. in the community room for grades K-12.
    It's a LEGO brick free-for-all! Drop in anytime to make LEGO brick creations. We'll have LEGO brick challenges and building templates to help spark your creativity.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • Library Center - Sunday Concert Series
    2-3:30 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Enjoy bluegrass, country tunes and comedy by the SouthWynns, the Wynn family band featuring three generations of performers.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Cram
    5-9 p.m. for grades 9-12.
    Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew®, Oreos and Doritos® -- you provide the books!

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Center - Long Term Care Planning, Medicaid and Asset Protection
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Join the attorneys of Ozarks Elder Law to learn the truth about Medicaid myths and the benefits of consulting with an elder law attorney. They'll answer your questions about how to best protect assets if you or a loved one enters a nursing home and discuss how to make the transition into a long term care facility.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    7 p.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.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • Strafford 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Flying Needles
    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join other fiber artists on the second Tuesday of every month. Work on your current projects, share patterns and ideas, and check out our knitting and crochet resources. All levels of experience are welcome.
  • Tea Bar & Bites - "The Keeper of Lost Things" by Ruth Hogan

    1:30 p.m. at Tea Bar & Bites, 621 S. Pickwick Ave. for adults.
    Perk up your week with friendly conversation in a cozy atmosphere.
  • 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Impromptu Inventor-noons
    3:30 p.m. for grades 2-6.
    Enjoy STEAM play in the afternoons with marble runs, mazes and inventor materials.
  • Library Center - Writing Club
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
    It's National Writing Month! Get inspiration, feedback and support from fellow writers.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    6 p.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.
  • Hurts Donut Company - Donuts & Death
    6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company, 320 Park Central West for adults.
    Horror has never tasted so sweet. Discuss our monthly horror book while sinking your teeth into a Hurts donut. "Dracula" by Bram Stoker.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks

    6:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
  • Library Station - OverDrive, Hoopla & RBdigital (Zinio for Libraries)
    6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for adults.
    Learn how to access library e-books, audiobooks and magazines on your smartphone, tablet or computer using our free services -- OverDrive, Hoopla, & RBdigital (Zinio for Libraries). Feel free to bring your fully charged device.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    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, November 15, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Understanding Facebook
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison 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 October 1; call 883-5341.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop
    10 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society. Remembering and Honoring and Martyrs of the Race Course. OGS member Gail Mitchell will give two presentations about the origins of Memorial Day. A video memorial honoring OGS members and/or family members who have passed in the previous year will also be presented. Families, friends and loved ones are encouraged to attend.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • 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.
  • Fair Grove 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You're welcome to bring a sack lunch. A Study Abroad Adventure in France. Students from Drury University will share memorable moments from their month-long trip to Tours, France, where they immersed themselves in the French way of life..
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the Harrison 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. Registration starts October 1; call 882-0714.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Thor's Grandmaster Games
    3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
    Celebrate the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as you assume the role of Grandmaster in a hilarious battle of wits during a game of "Superfight," and make a mini-Mjolnir to take home with you. Materials will be provided.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 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.
  • 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.
  • South Side Senior Center - "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

    1:30 p.m. at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. for adults.
    Liven up your afternoon by joining friends and library staff to talk about the monthly book selection.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Thursdays
    3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
    Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Library Center - Club Awesome!
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
    Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for tweens. Materials will be provided. Harry Potter PJ Party! Get cozy while you enjoy snacks, Harry Potter-themed activities and watch "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," rated PG.
  • Mother's Brewing Company - Books & Brew
    6 p.m. at Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave. for adults.
    Enjoy a cold glass of beer and discuss aspects of American culture. "Babysitter: An American History" by Miriam Forman-Brunell.
  • Library Station - Yoga for Health
    6:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for adults.
    Join Library staff member and registered yoga teacher Kim Duquette on the third Thursday of the month for a gentle yoga class. Emphasis will be on basic yoga techniques designed to increase strength and flexibility, improve posture and balance, enhance concentration and calm the nervous system.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Flash Fiction Workshop
    7-9 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Reference Associates Zach Fletcher and Grant Haverly will teach you how to tell an effective story in a page, a paragraph or even a sentence, drawing examples from the work of famous writers. Participants will be encouraged to write their own stories with the group.
  • Library Center - Ozarks Travelogues
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Bring a snack and learn about fun, interesting day and weekend trips in the Ozarks. Fun on the Frisco. Learn more about the Frisco Highline Trail, southwest Missouri's premier rail trail, and other area trails from Ozark Greenways.

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • Ash Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    9:30 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 - 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 the keyboard and mouse. Registration starts October 1; call 883-1974.
  • 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • 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. Registration starts October 1; call 883-1974.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - "The Dinner" by Herman Koch

    1:30 p.m. in the community room for ages 20-40.
    Discuss a lively mix of genres with others.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - A Night at the Library
    5:30-7 p.m. for families with children of all ages.
    Come see what the library is like after hours! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of E.L. Konigsburg's "From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler," join us for a library scavenger hunt and a fort-building contest after the library closes. Kids and families can join forces to solve, find and create their way through a mysterious adventure. Fort-building materials and a snack will be provided.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights
    6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

  • Library Center - Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders
    9-11 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Are mealtimes and snacks with your child a struggle? Speech-language pathologist Melanie Stinnett shares what defines a picky eater versus a problem feeder and provides options for potential treatment. Presented in partnership with Include Ozarks. Registration starts November 1; call 616-0554.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Playtime: Celebrate Fall
    10:30 a.m.-noon for infants-age 6.
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a play-date filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You'll find fun activities you can recreate at home as well as enjoy some of our special toys.
  • Library Center - Saturday Afternoon at the Movies: Classic Couples
    2-4 p.m. in the auditorium for all ages.
    Enjoy a Saturday matinee with a classic film. "Woman of the Year," not rated, 1942.

Monday, November 20, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Center - Civil War Book Discussion Group
    7 p.m. in the meeting room A for adults.
    "Writing the Gettysburg Address" by Martin P. Johnson.
  • Library Center - Trust & Estate Planning Basics
    7 p.m. in the auditorium 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. Learn techniques to avoid probate and the importance of powers of attorney.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Turkey, Pumpkins and Pie, Oh My!
    10 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a Thanksgiving storytime with all the trimmings -- songs, crafts and activities.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • Strafford 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Ash Grove Branch Library - "Dadland" by Keggie Carew

    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
  • 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Impromptu Inventor-noons
    3:30 p.m. for grades 2-6.
    Enjoy STEAM play in the afternoons with marble runs, mazes and inventor materials.
  • Library Center - Teen Night
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    6 p.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.
  • Hurts Donut Company - "Regeneration" by Pat Barker

    6 p.m. at Hurts Donut Company, 1111 E. Republic Road #164 for adults.
    Discuss the lives of fictional WWI men and women while enjoying doughnuts, a favorite wartime treat.
  • Library Center - Books You Always Meant to Read
    7 p.m. in the Harrison Room for adults.
    A classics book discussion. "The End of the Affair" by Graham Greene.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    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, November 22, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    9:30 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Turkey, Pumpkins and Pie, Oh My!
    10 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a Thanksgiving storytime with all the trimmings -- songs, crafts and activities.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10:15 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.
  • 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.
  • Fair Grove 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Good Hearts Knitting Circle
    noon for adults.
    Join knitting enthusiast Margaret Gruetzemacher and other knitters once a month for an hour of knitting and socializing. Knit for yourself or others. A list of local charities needing knitted items will be provided. Don’t know how to knit? No problem, we’ll show you how! All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Materials provided, or bring your own.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.

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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Library Station - Teen Friday Nights
    6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Slime Night: Choose your colors, add some glitter and slime it up.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Science Saturdays
    10 a.m.-noon for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Wings of Life," rated G.
  • Republic Branch Library - Build-it Saturday
    11 a.m. for grades K-8.
    See what you can construct at the library using your imagination and LEGO bricks, blocks and other building materials.
  • Strafford Branch Library - 5th Annual Mini WhoCon
    1-3 p.m. for all ages.
    Celebrate "Doctor Who" with fellow Whovians while enjoying themed snacks, trivia contests and games. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Monday, November 27, 2017

  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Library Center - Advance Care Planning Workshop
    6 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    If a sudden illness or injury left you unable to speak for yourself, who would you want to speak for you? Join CoxHealth Center for Health Improvement staff for a conversation about advance care planning that will help you reflect on your values, choose a health care agent, take the first steps toward completing an advance directive and make your wishes known.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Library Station - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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.
  • Strafford 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - 'Tween Crafternoon
    3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-8.
    Drop in at the library to make your own fidgets, craft something new with an old book and create your own bookmark. Materials will be provided.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Impromptu Inventor-noons
    3:30 p.m. for grades 2-6.
    Enjoy STEAM play in the afternoons with marble runs, mazes and inventor materials.
  • Library Center - Anime Club
    6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for age 13-grade 12.
    Anime fans Unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    6 p.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.
  • Library Center - Armchair University Science Series
    7 p.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Beneath the Surface: Fabulous Biodiversity in Flowing Waters. Dr. Debra Finn, with the Department of Biology at Missouri State University, analyzes the health of rivers and streams by looking at the many living species in the water and will discuss current research on the health of flowing waters..
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    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, November 29, 2017

  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    10 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 - 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.
  • Fair Grove 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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 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.
  • 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.
  • Library Station - "2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas" by Marie-Helene Bertino

    1:30 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Movie Thursdays
    3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
    Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn on the last Thursday of the month. Snacks are welcome. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," rated PG-13.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Library Center - 'Tween Anime Party
    6-7:30 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
    Anime fans unite! Join us for trivia, crafts and an anime showing, rated TV-PG and under.
  • The Coffee Ethic - "My Friend Dahmer" by Derf Backderf

    6 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic, 124 Park Central Square for adults.
    Do you have a "favorite" serial killer? Are you fascinated by forensics? This true crime book club is for you.

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