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July-December 2014


Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10:00 am 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Willard Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    11:15 am 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.
  • "Blue Asylum"
    Book Discussion
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Kathy Hepinstall.
  • Get Hooked on Loom Knitting
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    4:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn to knit with a loom to create hats, scarves, wraps and more during this come-and-go program. Or, bring your own project and master your technique.
  • Pajama Storytime Tuesdays
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    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.
  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    7:00 pm 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, August 20, 2014

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Brown Bag Travelogue: Russia: St. Petersburg to Moscow
    Brentwood Branch Library
    12:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world, St. Petersburg--modeled after Venice, built by Peter the Great and home to one of the largest art museums in the world, the Hermitage. Gary and Judy Brock will tell us about the people, art and culture of Russia, including the cities of Kizhi, Yaroslavl, Uglich and Moscow.
  • Lunch & Learn
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    "Springfield, Then and Now" with John Sellars, executive director with the History Museum on the Square.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • "Americanah"
    South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
    Offsite
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for senior adults.
    Check out our Library book group just for seniors. We meet every third Thursday of the month at the South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. No registration is necessary. "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Friday, August 22, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10:00 am 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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    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.
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