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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.


Friday, March 6, 2015

  • "Oh, The Places You'll Go"
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Join Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens as we celebrate 2015 Read Across America with stories and activities.
  • 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
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 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 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
    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.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 am 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.
  • Teen Friday Nights
    Library Station
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
    If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.
  • First Friday Art Talk
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    Fine arts students from Ozarks Technical Community College will discuss their Impressionist and Post-Impressionist master studies.
  • Friday Night Film Fest
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the auditorium for age 13-grade 12.
    Kick back and enjoy a film on the big screen. We'll provide the popcorn. "The Amazing Spider-man," rated PG-13.
  • First Friday Art Walk
    Park Central Branch Library
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Branch Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. On display: Master Studies of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Works created by Fine Arts Students at Ozarks Technical Community College.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

  • Retro Cartoon Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm for preschool-grade 3.
    It's so sad that old Saturday cartoons like "Mighty Mouse" are gone, but the Library is here to save the day! Wear your pajamas and join us to watch retro cartoons and new counterparts, rated TV-G or PG, while we eat breakfast treats.
  • Introduction to Growing Herbs Outdoors
    Republic Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for adults.
    Master Gardener Barb Emge will provide an introduction to growing herbs outdoors. Gardeners of all levels are welcome to join and enjoy.
  • Space Camp
    Brentwood Branch Library
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm in the meeting room for grades 2-6.
    Have you ever wanted to go to Space Camp? Heather Cottle-Dillon, a Library staff member and space enthusiast, will tell you all about her trip to Space Camp in 2014. Then have a blast building a LEGO brick rocket, playing space games and working with others to complete a mission.
  • Thank You Notes Workshop
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the meeting room for age 18 and older.
    Add a personal touch to your thank you notes this year by making them yourself. Join expert paper crafter Katie Newport as she shares the basics of creating your own notes from scratch. Materials will be provided. Registration starts February 27; call 883-1974.
  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    5:00 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Spartacus," rated PG-13.
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