PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Programs for Everyone

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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.


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 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.
  • Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    9:30 am in the auditorium for adults.
    Medicinal Herbs Used by Our Ancestors. We'll talk about the historic use of herbs. Certified Herbalist Anita Ball will discuss modern usage, how to grow or purchase herbs and health benefits. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
  • Animal Superpowers!
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    10:00 am for preschool-grade 2.
    Animals have superpowers? Yes! Just like superheroes with powers, animals soar through the air, lift heavy objects with ease, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, and they use these powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers.
  • 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 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.
  • Learn More About Animal Super Powers
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for preschool-grade 2.
    Keep learning about animals and their amazing senses with trivia and activities after our program with Dickerson Park Zoo. Learn astounding facts about animal powers and skills that happen in your own backyard.
  • "Station Eleven"
    Book Discussion
    Library Center
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in meeting room A for adults.
    By Emily St. John Mandel.
  • "Orphan Train"
    Book Discussion
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    1:30 pm for adults.
    By Christina Baker Kline.
  • Super-palooza!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm in the meeting room for grades K-5.
    Can you build tall structures? Do you have super speed? Are you super smart? We’ll have super stories and outstanding activities that will keep you moving, thinking and creating like a summer reading superhero!
  • "Prisoner B-3087"
    Willard Branch Library
    4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-8.
    By Alan Gratz.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

  • Favorite Songs from the Little House Books
    Offsite
    10:00 am Willard Recreation Center for grades K-5.
    Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 am 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.
  • Favorite Songs from the Little House Books
    Library Center
    1:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
  • "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry"
    Book Discussion
    Republic Branch Library
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm for adults.
    By Gabrielle Zevin.
  • Favorite Songs from the Little House Books
    Library Center
    2:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    Beloved Missouri author Laura Ingalls Wilder's life was filled with fiddle tunes played by her father-- church hymns, play party songs and ballads. Join folk musician Judy Domeny Bowen as she shares with you the songs that Laura loved.
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