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July-December 2017

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


Saturday, September 23, 2017

  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Science Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "African Cats," rated G.
  • Republic Branch Library - Build-it Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-8.
    See what you can construct at the library using your imagination and LEGO bricks, blocks and other building materials.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.
  • Library Station - Demonstration Saturday
    Library Station
    2-4 p.m. for adults.
    Drop by the lobby to watch arts and crafts demonstrations, ask the artists questions and see their works in progress. Springfield Fiber Artists will demonstrate spinning and weaving.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Schweitzer Brentwood's Got Talent: A Neighborhood Talent Show for All Ages
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    2-4 p.m. for all ages.
    Celebrate the talent in our community as you watch your friends and neighbors perform in our neighborhood talent show! Do you or your group want the chance to perform in front of an audience and a panel of judges to see if your act has what it takes to win? There’s still time to enter Schweitzer Brentwood’s Got Talent! Children age 3 and older, teens and adults are encouraged to enter for a chance to perform. Pick up an entry form at any of the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch service desks and return it by Saturday, August 19. Entrants will be notified of their approval status by Saturday, August 26. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places for kids and adults.

Monday, September 25, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-12 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.
  • Library Station - 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.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 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.
  • Library Station - 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Willard Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Willard Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 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.
  • Howard Smith Community Park - Take a StoryWalk®!
    Offsite
    11 a.m. at Howard Smith Community Park, 410 E Bumgarner Blvd. for infants-age 6.
    Join us for a Racing to Read storytime at the Howard Smith Community Park where we’ll launch a StoryWalk® featuring "Leaves" by award-winning author David Ezra Stein. StoryWalks® combine three important elements that promote learning: reading, moving and enjoying the outdoors. After we read our StoryWalk® title, we’ll walk along the trail and enjoy the book displayed on signs along the way. The "Leaves" StoryWalk® will be available through October. Co-sponsored by the City of Strafford.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. 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.

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