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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.


Saturday, May 30, 2015

  • Science Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11:00 am for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Born to Be Wild," rated G.
  • Science Saturdays
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. Disneynature's "Wings of Life" rated G.
  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Dracula," not rated, 1931.

Monday, June 1, 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.
  • 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.
  • Oh, Pioneer!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
    Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
  • 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.
  • Oh, Pioneer!
    Republic Branch Library
    1:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
  • 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 Strength: Design a "super cuff" strong enough to hold up five books. Registration starts May 24; call 882-0714.
  • Oh, Pioneer!
    Republic Branch Library
    2:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Sing along with Judy Domeny Bowen as she performs lively folk songs from the Ozarks. Learn about pioneer life and see artifacts such as animal skulls and hides, quilts, washboards and figurines that help convey the heritage of the Ozarks. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy this fun musical presentation!
  • 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 Strength: Design a "super cuff" strong enough to hold up five books. Registration starts May 24; call 882-0714.
  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    50 Google Searches Every Genealogist Should Know. Learn to use Google Image, Google Book, Google Scholar and other research resources during a webinar presented by Barry Ewell, founder of MyGenShare.com. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.

Tuesday, June 2, 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.
  • Animal Superpowers!
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    10:00 am for grades K-5.
    Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
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