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Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Programs for Everyone

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June - August 2015

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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.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Gizmos and Gadgets
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades K-6.
    Will you make a superhero gadget to save the planet, or a gizmo only a villain could devise? Put your skills and imagination to the test using LEGO bricks and household items. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 am 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.
  • Explore
    Library Station
    10:30 am for adults.
    Explore is a series for everyone, including adults with developmental challenges. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities. The August 6 sessions of Explore will meet at the Edge Community Technology Center located in the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library for a demonstration of the Library's 3-D printer.
  • Fantastic Family Film Festival
    Library Center
    1:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    Watch some of your favorites on the big screen while you take part in special activities. "Incredibles" Superhero Costume Contest. Rated PG.
  • Explore
    Library Station
    1:30 pm for adults.
    Explore is a series for everyone, including adults with developmental challenges. Not just a storytime, this program is a quest for fun and learning as we cover topics of interest with stories, images, crafts and sensory activities. The August 6 sessions of Explore will meet at the Edge Community Technology Center located in the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library for a demonstration of the Library's 3-D printer.
  • Superhero Trivia
    Strafford Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Do you know your superheroes? Test your knowledge at the library.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    3:30 pm 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.
  • Reading Pals
    Republic Branch Library
    4:30 pm 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.
  • "Some Luck"
    Evening Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Jane Smiley.
  • Save Money & Eat Less Ramen: How to Get College Textbooks for Less
    Library Center
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the auditorium for age 17 and older.
    Get tips on how to get the best deals on textbooks, including information on comparison shopping, textbook rentals, e-textbooks and more.
  • Reader's Choice
    NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
    Library Center
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Harrison room for ages 20-39.
    Bring Your Own Book (B.Y.O.B.): Science Fiction. Bring a science fiction title to share with the group. Refreshments will be served.
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