PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Programs for Everyone

Maker Camp

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June - August 2015

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January-June 2015


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


Monday, July 27, 2015

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 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.
  • Magical Superheroes
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
    Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
  • 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.
  • Magical Superheroes
    Republic Branch Library
    1:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
  • Super STEAM
    Library Center
    2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
    Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Speed: Design and build a thrilling roller coaster ride! Registration starts July 19; call 882-0714.
  • Magical Superheroes
    Republic Branch Library
    2:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Tommy Terrific's Wacky Magic show features a huge magic trunk containing a huge Magician's Comic Book. Inside that are magic tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spiderman and beyond. With the help of the Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imaginations and make their favorite superheroes come to life!
  • Super STEAM
    Library Center
    3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
    Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Speed: Design and build a thrilling roller coaster ride! Registration starts July 27; call 882-0714.
  • 'Tween Book Group
    Book Discussion
    Republic Branch Library
    4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
    "Dangerous Deception" by Peg Kehret.
  • "Homestuck" Fandom Fest
    Library Center
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Harrison room for grades 9-12.
    Are you a "Sburb" player, an Alternian troll or a member of the Midnight crew? Then join our "Homestruck" party, based on the "Homestruck" Web comic. We'll make troll horns, enjoy themed cupcakes and belt out a song or two. Costumes welcome!
  • President Harry S. Truman and the Korean War
    Library Center
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Sixty-five years ago, in June 1950, war erupted on the Korean peninsula as North Korean troops invaded South Korea. Within days, President Harry S. Truman authorized U.S. air, sea and ground forces to repel the invasion under United Nations auspices. Join Sam Rushay, supervisory archivist at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, as he uses materials from the library's archival holdings to tell the story of Truman's actions during the Korean War.

Tuesday, July 28, 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 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
    Willard 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.
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