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


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  • 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.
  • "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry"
    Brown Bag Book Discussion
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Bring your lunch and take a break from your workday with a good book. "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • Adult Storytime
    Library Station
    10:30 am in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Join us for an interactive storytime aimed at adults with developmental disabilities. We will introduce topics of interest with stories and activities.
  • Adult Storytime
    Library Station
    1:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Join us for an interactive storytime aimed at adults with developmental disabilities. We will introduce topics of interest with stories and activities.
  • Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    Mingle with your friends, play games, eat snacks, watch a movie, rated PG-13 or under, and get crafty.
  • Trivia Thursdays!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Play Trivial Pursuit--library style. Join us for questions, contests and prizes. *We'll celebrate the freedom to read with banned books-related trivia on September 25.
  • 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 loveable friends.
  • "The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL"
    Evening Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    6:30 pm for adults.
    By Eric R. Greitens. In conjunction with Missouri State University's Common Reader Program. An MSU faculty member will lead the discussion.
  • An Introduction to Contract Bridge
    Library Center
    6:30 pm in the story hour room for adults.
    Exercise your brain and have fun making new friends as you learn to play Contract Bridge. Whether you're a beginner or want to update your bidding and play, this class is for you. Members of the Bridge Center will give an introductory course over four consecutive Thursday evenings. Register once starting August 4 for the entire series. Registration starts August 4; call 882-0714.
  • The "Harry Potter" series
    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.
    By J.K. Rowling. Bring your favorite Harry Potter title to discuss with the group. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • 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.
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