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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.


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" 50th Anniversary
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    9:30 am to 7:00 pm for preschool-grade 5.
    Charlie's turning 50! Come by the Library anytime September 15-20 and test your trivia knowledge of chocolate and everything Willy Wonka. Check out books wrapped as Wonka Bars for a chance to win one of two golden tickets that you can trade for treats and a tour provided by Askinosie Chocolate. We'll wrap up our celebration on Saturday, September 20, with a "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" movie marathon.
  • "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" 50th Anniversary
    Strafford Branch Library
    9:30 am to 7:00 pm for preschool-grade 5.
    Charlie's turning 50! Come by the Library anytime September 15-20 and test your trivia knowledge of chocolate and everything Willy Wonka. Check out books wrapped as Wonka Bars for a chance to win one of two golden tickets that you can trade for treats and a tour provided by Askinosie Chocolate. We'll wrap up our celebration on Saturday, September 20, with a "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" movie marathon.
  • 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.
  • 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 Center
    11:15 am in the auditorium 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.
  • 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.
  • "The Midwife of Hope River"
    Book Discussion
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Patricia Harman.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:30 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • 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.
  • Pajama Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to stories and sing songs perfect for bedtime.
  • Fandoms Unite! Manga
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the Harrison room for grades 6-12.
    Enter into the otaku world with an anime film, Asian treats and manga talk.
  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on the Library's Facebook page at facebook.com/thelibrary.org.
  • Simple Steps for Starting Your Small Business
    Library Center
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    Ever had the urge to own your own business? This free series of workshops will address the steps necessary to start a business and determine if it can succeed. Topics will include: required licenses, entity selection (LLC or corporation), taxation for small businesses, developing a marketing strategy, writing an effective business plan, obtaining financing and more. Presented by SCORE/Sponsored by Commerce Bank. Visit www.SpringfieldSCORE.org for more information. Call 883-5341 to register. Registration starts August 19; call 882-0714.
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