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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, April 25, 2015

  • Better Business Bureau Secure Your ID Day
    Offsite
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm for adults.
    Gather up unwanted documents and take advantage of this FREE shredding service. Drive up and drop off up to three (3) bags or boxes of documents to be securely shredded on the spot! Have more than three bags or boxes? You may go through the line as many times as you need. No cardboard or three-ring binders please. At the Great Southern Bank Operations Center, 218 S. Glenstone. A Money Smart Week event.
  • Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale
    Remington's
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm for all ages.
    Shop bargain-priced books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, vinyl records, puzzles and games at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Get in on these great bargains: adult, young adult and children’s books and most audiovisual items -- $1 or less; better books -- $2 and up. Cash or check only. At Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road. Call Jim at 872-5149.
  • LEGO Brick Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO bricks helps build memory and creativity skills. It also increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO bricks and you provide the imagination.
  • Bilingual Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm for infants-grade 2.
    This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families. We'll 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.
  • Science Saturdays
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11:00 am for all ages.
    Join us every month for beautifully filmed documentaries about our planet and its wonders. "Babies," rated PG.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 am in the children's department 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.
  • Give a Book, Take a Book: Book Swap
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for all ages.
    Nothing new between the covers in your library? Bring your unwanted book in anytime between 1 and 5 p.m. and trade it for a new-to-you book. Unclaimed books will go to the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale.
  • Duct Tape Wallets
    Park Central Branch Library
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm for grades 6-12.
    Make your own funky and functional wallet from duct tape. Materials will be provided.
  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:15 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "National Treasure," rated PG.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale
    Remington's
    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for all ages.
    Shop bargain-priced books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, vinyl records, puzzles and games at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. Get in on these great bargains: adult, young adult and children’s books and most audiovisual items -- $1 or less; better books -- $2 and up. Cash or check only. At Remington's, 1655 W. Republic Road. Call Jim at 872-5149.

Monday, April 27, 2015

  • 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.
  • Planting Your Spring Garden
    Library Station
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for adults.
    Patrick Byers, University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist, will explain how to grow a successful spring vegetable garden.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • 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.
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