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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.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

  • End of Summer Science Party
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am in the meeting room for grades K-6.
    We've done super-cool science experiments all summer long and we're going to repeat the coolest ones to celebrate the end of summer! Registration starts July 21; call 883-1974.
  • Smartphones for Tech Newcomers
    Republic Branch Library
    12:00 pm.
    Russell Cellular and library staff members will teach you how to use your smartphone, including settings, contacts, texting, email and apps. Bring your fully charged device and your Apple ID or Gmail password. Individual, hands-on-help will be available. Class limited to 20. Registration starts July 1; call 732-7284.
  • Hubble Hullabaloo!
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm for adults.
    We're going out of this world with space-related crafts and snacks in celebration of Missouri native and noted astronomer Edwin Hubble and his amazing telescope. Materials will be provided.
  • Super Science Saturday
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Drop by the Children's Department on Saturdays to explore science through crafts and activities. We'll examine a different science question each week. Materials will be provided.
  • Science Saturday
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    2:00 pm for adults.
    Join us on the first Saturday of every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "March of the Penguins," rated G.
  • Pinterest Party
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    Find out what Pinterest is all about. Start your own account and get pinning while we enjoy snacks and make a craft from Pinterest. Materials will be provided. Registration starts July 21; call 883-1974.
  • Listening and Speaking Mindfully
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    2:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Words have the power to hurt or heal, to bring us together or push us apart. David Ketchum, Conflict & Communication Center of the Ozarks, will help us reflect on the art of listening and speaking mindfully, and introduce ways to use meditation practice to strengthen healthy habits of communication.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

  • American Experience: "The Abolitionists"
    Library Center
    1:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    This 2013 PBS special dramatizes how abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that changed the nation. A Changing America event.

Monday, August 4, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    9:30 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.
  • 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
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 am 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.
  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Mapping Your Ancestors' Migration. Learn how to use maps in your genealogical research. Member Fran Black will give an overview of the map collection at the OGS Library. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

  • 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 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.
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