The Fair Grove Branch Library will be closed Monday, June 19, through Monday, June 26, for carpet replacement and shelf rearrangement.

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January-June 2017

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


Saturday, June 24, 2017

  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Science Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon for adults.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "African Cats," rated G. This session is canceled due to temporary branch closure.
  • Republic Branch Library - Build-It Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for grades K-8.
    Love to build? See what you can construct at the Library using your imagination and LEGO bricks, blocks and other building materials.
  • Library Center - Origami Cranes Project
    Library Center
    1-3 p.m. in the meeting room B for all ages.
    Learn the ancient art of Japanese paper folding to make origami cranes. Cranes made during this program will be used to create a 1,000 paper crane display to celebrate International Day of Peace this fall at the Library Center. Materials will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - The Secret Life of Seeds
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1-3 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Learn how to save seeds from tomatoes, lettuce, beans, peas and more from Master Gardener Gina Marie Walden Registration starts June 13; call 862-0135.
  • Library Station - Potterversary Celebration!
    Library Station
    5:30-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for all ages.
    Potter fans of all ages can help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of the U.K. release of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" by watching the movie, rated PG. Popcorn will be provided.

Monday, June 26, 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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - BogzDogz
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grade K and older.
    Join us for a presentation by humans and K-9s! BogzDogz have competed in the dog sports of obedience, agility and frisbee, earning multiple titles and awards. Learn about the benefits of dog agility training at this fun show.
  • 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.
  • Library Center - You Can Be An Inventor Storytime
    Library Center
    4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for preschool-grade 2.
    Build a better world through inventions at this special storytime. Learn about famous inventors and create something of your own. Materials will be provided.
  • Library Center - Learn to Play Chess
    Library Center
    6 p.m. in the meeting room B for adults.
    Exercise your brain and make new connections while you learn to play chess like a champ. Join the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Chess Club for this introductory course over five Monday evenings (no course on July 3) that covers winning strategies and tactics.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Family Fort Night
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6 p.m. in the Children's Department for families with children age 2-grade 3.
    Test your creativity and construction skills during this special evening event! We'll build forts, read books and make memories. Bring your favorite stuffed animals or blankets; materials for the forts and books will be provided. Children must be accompanied by adult.
  • Library Station - Movie Monday
    Library Station
    6-8 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for age 13-grade 12.
    Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, June 27, 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.
  • 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.

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