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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 23, 2014

  • Mighty Men of War: The Carthage Light Guard in World War I
    Library Center
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    In the fall of 1918, a company of Carthage soldiers took part in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the largest battle in U.S. Army history to that time. Author Jeff Patrick will discuss how these men from small towns and farms in southwest Missouri experienced some of the most ferocious combat of the Great War.
  • Big Brentwood Play Day
    Brentwood Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Little ones learn through play! We'll make learning fun as kids explore a variety of sensory, creative, gross motor and language-based activities.
  • LEGO Block Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11:00 am for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO elements helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination for your LEGO creations.
  • "The Giver," The Game!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for grades 4-6.
    You've read the book -- this month you can see the movie! Celebrate with a live-action game based on Lois Lowry's "The Giver."
  • Soldiers of the Great War
    Library Center
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Local living historians will describe the experiences of common soldiers in World War I as they display original and reproduction military equipment and explain how it was used. A presentation on the topic will begin at 2 p.m.
  • Otaku Club
    Strafford Branch Library
    2:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Anime fans unite! Join us every month for anime films and Asian treats.

Monday, August 25, 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.

Tuesday, August 26, 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
    Willard 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
    Strafford 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 Station
    11:15 am in the story hour room 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.
  • "Me Before You"
    Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By Jojo Moyes.
  • Get Hooked on Loom Knitting
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    4:00 pm in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn to knit with a loom to create hats, scarves, wraps and more during this come-and-go program. Or, bring your own project and master your technique.
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