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January-June 2016


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


Friday, February 5, 2016

  • Love Your Library!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. for all ages, kids and families.
    As we get ready for our branch renovation, visit the Children's Department and fill out a heart that lists all the ways you love the Brentwood Branch! We'll display your hearts throughout the month to show our love for Brentwood's past, present and future!
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    9:30 a.m. 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
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department 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.
  • Let's Celebrate Our History With Books!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    Help us commemorate Black History Month as we read stories by great African-American authors and illustrators at this special Racing to Read Storytime.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Station
    10 a.m. 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.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    Republic Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your homepage and add a website to your favorites. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 1; call 732-7284.
  • Toddler Art Explorers
    Library Center
    10:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for 18 months-age 3.
    Your toddler will explore art through paint, drawing, sculpture and collage. Dress to get messy! Materials will be provided.
  • Preschool Wiggleworms
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    Music and movement are great ways to help children learn. Journey down the Singing and Rhyming Road to Reading as we dance, sing and move!
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Station
    11:15 a.m. 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.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Learn it! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Republic Branch Library
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using a keyboard and mouse Registration starts January 1; call 732-7284.
  • "Welcome to Night Vale" Podcast Listening Party
    Brentwood Branch Library
    4-5:30 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
    Are you among the "Night Vale" following? Listen to "Night Vale" episodes, eat themed snacks and work on secret art projects. Costumes are optional, but feel free to come as your favorite "Night Vale" character. Podcasts may contain mature content. Episodes 1: Pilot & Episode 13: A Story About You Registration starts January 25; call 616-0706.
  • First Friday Art Walk
    Park Central Branch Library
    6-9 p.m. for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. On Display: Photography by Diana Antley. At 6 p.m. Missouri State University art history major Nick Deckard will discuss "Art Rejecting Authority: Anatoly and Russian Expressionism in the USSR."
  • Teen Friday Nights
    Library Station
    6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12 unless specified.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Year of the Monkey: We're just days away from the Chinese New Year, so let's celebrate with paper crafts and games. We'll also find out our fortunes for 2016! Materials will be provided.
  • Who Do You Love Fandom Fest
    Library Center
    6:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 5-8.
    Are you a Whovian or Trekkie? Does Applejack just get you? Whatever your fandom, celebrate at this awesomely nerdy party!
  • Valentines, Crafts and More
    Park Central Branch Library
    7 p.m. for all ages.
    Want to create a cute gift for yourself or someone special? Whether it's the traditional Valentine’s Day card or a unique bookmark, show your adoration with a handmade craft. Singles and couples are welcome! Materials will be provided.
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