All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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June - August 2015


September-November 2015

Download The Edge
Computer Training Catalog --
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July-December 2015


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


Friday, September 4, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    9:30 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Teen Friday Nights
    Library Station
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.
  • First Friday Art Walk
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Branch Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. On Display: Paintings in the Chinese Style by Shirley Yiping Zhang. At 6 p.m. Shirley will give a brief introduction to Chinese art and demonstrate Chinese painting techniques.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

  • Retro Cartoon Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    Old Saturday cartoons like "Justice League" and "Batman" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
  • LEGO Brick Saturday
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm for preschool-grade 4.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
  • Crafty DIY
    Library Station
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Frisco room for adults.
    Enjoy an afternoon devoted to the joy of crafts on the first Saturday of the month. We'll design and create a new project each month. Materials will be provided. Limited to 10 participants. Call 616-0683 to register. September craft: Bezel pendants using broken crayons and jewelry findings. Registration starts August 22; call 865-1340.
  • Fantastic Fiction
    Library Center
    4:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
    Love to write stories and fan fiction? Bring your stories to share and learn writing tips.
  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:15 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Field of Dreams," rated PG.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

  • 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 Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 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
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 am 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.
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