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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.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30 am in the auditorium for adults.
    Digital Headstone Recording. Theresa Lundberg, director of the Missouri Gravestone Project, will discuss the necessity of digitally recording images of headstones and the information they contain, basics on how to plan a cemetery survey and, time permitting, some tips on taking legible photos of worn headstones. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 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
    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 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
    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.
  • KY3 for Kids Storybreak
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11:00 am for all ages.
    Hear your favorite stories read by a KY3 news or weather personality. June 16: Lisa Rose; July 8: Sara Forhetz; July 15: Emily Wood; July 23: Ron Hearst; July 28: Paul Adler.
  • 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.
  • Animal Tales Presents Animal Science
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
    So many different animal types! Explore the topic of animal classifications as you meet and learn about a member of each of these animal types: bird, reptile, amphibian, mammal, invertebrate and maybe even a fish! The audience will be asked to interact with the animals through "hands-on" volunteering, question & answer and crowd participation activities. All are guaranteed an up-close and personal experience.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • Animal Tales Presents Animal Science
    Offsite
    10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
    So many different animal types! Explore the topic of animal classifications as you meet and learn about a member of each of these animal types: bird, reptile, amphibian, mammal, invertebrate and maybe even a fish! The audience will be asked to interact with the animals through "hands-on" volunteering, question & answer and crowd participation activities. All are guaranteed an up-close and personal experience.
  • Meditation at Midtown
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:00 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.
  • Animal Tales Presents Animal Science
    Library Center
    1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    So many different animal types! Explore the topic of animal classifications as you meet and learn about a member of each of these animal types: bird, reptile, amphibian, mammal, invertebrate and maybe even a fish! The audience will be asked to interact with the animals through "hands-on" volunteering, question & answer and crowd participation activities. All are guaranteed an up-close and personal experience.
  • "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry"
    Book Discussion
    Library Station
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Visit with others about the current read. "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce.
  • Animal Tales Presents Animal Science
    Library Center
    2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    So many different animal types! Explore the topic of animal classifications as you meet and learn about a member of each of these animal types: bird, reptile, amphibian, mammal, invertebrate and maybe even a fish! The audience will be asked to interact with the animals through "hands-on" volunteering, question & answer and crowd participation activities. All are guaranteed an up-close and personal experience.
  • Discovering Dermatoglyphics
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm for grades 4-8.
    Arch, whorl, loop. Explore the science of fingerprint analysis, or dermatoglyphics. Learn how forensic specialists analyze and study fingerprints.
  • Carbonation Station
    Republic Branch Library
    3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Soda, cola, coke, pop and fizzy water. Whatever you call it they all have one thing in common: carbonation! Learn about the science behind the soda as we perform experiments with it.
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