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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.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

  • Retro Cartoon Saturday Morning
    Park Central Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for all ages.
    Relive Saturday mornings of decades past as we show classic cartoons every Saturday morning. "Casper's Halloween Special," not rated, and "The Jetsons: Haunted Halloween," rated TV-Y.
  • Bilingual Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-grade 2.
    This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families to introduce parents and 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.
  • LEGO Block Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11:00 am for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO blocks helps build memory and creativity skills, increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO blocks and you provide the imagination for your LEGO block creations.
  • Monster Mash Costume Parade
    Library Station
    11:00 am in the Frisco room for all ages.
    Join us for not-so-spooky stories and activities, followed by the Library Station's famous annual costume parade! We'll march through the Library and collect treats in each department. Wear your costume!
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    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.
  • Simply Saturday
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • Uncle Gregory's Monster Bash
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm for preschool-grade 5.
    Join Uncle Gregory for scary stories, monster dancing, crafts, games and prizes!
  • Walk-In Weekend 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. "Hocus Pocus," rated PG.
  • Fandom Starts Early
    Library Center
    6:30 pm in the story hour room for all ages.
    Geek out at storytime as we learn our opposites with "Star Trek," ABCs with "Star Wars," create Daleks and other geeky goodies. Materials will be provided.
  • "One Damn Blunder from Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of 1864"
    Library Center
    7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
    In the spring of 1864 the "Brown Water Navy" participated in its final major campaign. Supported by a fleet of ironclads and transports, Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks pushed up the Red River, intending to capture Shreveport, La., and defeat Confederate forces under Gen. Richard Taylor. Gary Joiner, associate professor of History at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, will discuss the disastrous Red River Campaign and its repercussions. A Campaigns & Politics: The Civil War in 1864 event.

Monday, October 27, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    9:30 am 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.
  • 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.
  • An Evening with Tina Meier
    Brentwood Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the meeting room for all ages.
    Tina Meier's daughter, Megan Meier, committed suicide after being bullied online. In this special event, Tina, of St. Charles County, shares Megan's story and provides an overview of the technology that students are using in today's world. Topics such as bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying and sexting will be discussed, and there will be time for questions. Families are encouraged to attend; some material discussed may be inappropriate for young children. This event will be simulcast live to the Library Center, Library Station and Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.
  • An Evening with Tina Meier
    Library Center
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    Tina Meier's daughter, Megan Meier, committed suicide after being bullied online. In this special event, Tina, of St. Charles County, shares Megan's story and provides an overview of the technology that students are using in today's world. Topics such as bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying and sexting will be discussed, and there will be time for questions. Families are encouraged to attend; some material discussed may be inappropriate for young children. This event will be simulcast live to the Library Center, Library Station and Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.
  • An Evening with Tina Meier
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    Tina Meier's daughter, Megan Meier, committed suicide after being bullied online. In this special event, Tina, of St. Charles County, shares Megan's story and provides an overview of the technology that students are using in today's world. Topics such as bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying and sexting will be discussed, and there will be time for questions. Families are encouraged to attend; some material discussed may be inappropriate for young children. This event will be simulcast live to the Library Center, Library Station and Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.
  • An Evening with Tina Meier
    Library Station
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the story hour room for all ages.
    Tina Meier's daughter, Megan Meier, committed suicide after being bullied online. In this special event, Tina, of St. Charles County, shares Megan's story and provides an overview of the technology that students are using in today's world. Topics such as bullying, bystanders, cyberbullying and sexting will be discussed, and there will be time for questions. Families are encouraged to attend; some material discussed may be inappropriate for young children. This event will be simulcast live to the Library Center, Library Station and Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.
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