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December 2016-February 2017


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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.


Wednesday, February 22, 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - Fiber Artists Guild
    Strafford Branch Library
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Meet with members of the Highland Fiber Artists and other fiber enthusiasts to learn, teach and share. Bring your projects to work on or learn a new skill. All types of fiber arts and skill levels are welcome.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    11 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.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. 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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Good Hearts Knitting Circle
    Park Central Branch Library
    noon for adults.
    Our community's youngest citizens need your help! Join the Good Hearts Knitting Circle to knit red hats for babies born in February as part of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program raising awareness for congenital heart disease. Instruction provided. Join Cheryl Blevins, public health nurse with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, and other knitters as we work together to help newborns in the Ozarks. All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Materials will be provided or bring your own.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Space, The Final Frontier
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Wednesday in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Racing to Read Playtime
    Park Central Branch Library
    10 a.m. for infants-age 6 .
    Come play with us! Learning begins at birth, and playing is how young children learn. Join us for a play-date filled with unstructured, developmentally appropriate activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Kids and parents can visit, play and socialize. You’ll find fun activities you can recreate at home as well as enjoy some of our special toys.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    11 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.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Space, The Final Frontier
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 3-6.
    One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Thursday morning in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities.
  • Library Station - "The Storied Life of AJ Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin
    Book Discussion

    Library Station
    1:30 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
  • Willard Branch Library - Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
    Join us for games, crafts and other activities.
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