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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Programs for Everyone

Maker Camp

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June - August 2015

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January-June 2015


Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.


Friday, July 3, 2015

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    9:30 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 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.
  • Fandom Jr.
    Library Center
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 3-6.
    Drop in and enjoy games, stories and activities to celebrate the characters you love! "Froggy." Join Froggy on his many adventures and share a favorite Froggy story.
  • 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.
  • "1776"
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm for all ages.
    Celebrate America's birthday by watching the musical "1776," rated G, and eating popsicles.
  • Friday Fun Hour
    Brentwood Branch Library
    4:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Play and learn together with hands-on games, art, science experiments and other STEAM-based activities!
  • Fabulous Fridays
    Library Center
    4:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
    Enjoy an animated adventure through Ancient China as we watch "Mulan," rated G.
  • 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 Walk
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:00 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: Pen and Ink Drawings by Eric Ray. 6 p.m.: Learn how to use string to creatively embroider standard headphones to keep them from getting tangled. String will be provided, bring your own ear buds.

Monday, July 6, 2015

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 am in the story hour room for infants-18 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.
  • Super Magic with Marty Hahne
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am in the upstairs meeting room for grades K-5.
    Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
  • 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.
  • Super Magic with Marty Hahne
    Republic Branch Library
    1:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Marty Hahne, "The Reading Magician," is back, with his all-new show, " Super Magic!" Find out what each of the letters H-E-R-O stands for, and enjoy non-stop magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss the surprise appearance of our live bunny rabbit! After you see it, you still won't believe it!
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