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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.


Thursday, October 2, 2014

  • Adult Storytime
    Library Station
    10:30 am in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Join us for an interactive storytime aimed at adults with developmental disabilities. We will introduce topics of interest with stories and activities.
  • Adult Storytime
    Library Station
    1:30 pm in the Santa Fe room for adults.
    Join us for an interactive storytime aimed at adults with developmental disabilities. We will introduce topics of interest with stories and activities.
  • Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    Mingle with your friends, play games, eat snacks, watch a movie, rated PG-13 or under, and get crafty.
  • Trivia Thursdays!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Play Trivial Pursuit--library style. Join us for questions, contests and prizes.
  • Reading Pals
    Republic Branch Library
    4:30 pm for grades K-5.
    Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help--they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these loveable friends.
  • "The Good Lord Bird"
    Evening Book Discussion
    Brentwood Branch Library
    6:30 pm in the meeting room for adults.
    By James McBride.
  • "Everybody Sees the Ants"
    NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings
    Library Center
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Harrison room for ages 20-39.
    By A.S. King. Refreshments will be served. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.

Friday, October 3, 2014

  • "Passport to Space" Geocache Adventure
    All Branches
    for all ages & families.
    Stop by any Library branch to pick up your "Passport to Space" Oct. 3-10. Then use your smartphone or GPS to locate space-themed geocaches at the Library branches and other locations. Caches will be available through October. A World Space Week event.
  • 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 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 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.
  • Skype with an Astronaut
    Library Center
    3:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    Have you or someone you know ever wanted to ask a real astronaut what it’s like in space? You’ll get your chance when we have a Skype session with astronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Hopkins. Col. Hopkins is a Lebanon/Richland native who served on the International Space Station with two Russian cosmonauts for 166 days. He returned to Earth on March 10, 2014. A World Space Week event.
  • Express Yourself: Exploring Emotions Through Art
    Brentwood Branch Library
    3:30 pm in the meeting room for grades 2-6.
    Self-expression and awareness are key in helping kids understand and deal with their emotions, leading to a healthy self-esteem and inner strength. Kids will be free to explore their emotions through drawing, painting, sculpture and collage in an effort to show them how art can provide a source of calm and inspiration in good times and bad. A National Bullying Prevention Month event.
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