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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.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic 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.
  • Countdown to Christmas
    Republic Branch Library
    10:00 am to 10:45 am for infants-age 6.
    We'll count down to Christmas with stories, songs and activities.
  • Brown Bag Travelogue: Icelandic Adventure
    Brentwood Branch Library
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for all ages.
    Find out about the natural features and other wonders of Iceland from Drury University professor Bob Robertson. He and his family spent six days exploring Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, and driving around the southern part of the country.
  • Celebrate the Holidays with Courthouse Chorale
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    This vocal ensemble of Greene County officials and employees will perform holiday favorites.
  • Rockin' Wednesdays
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Hang out in the Teen Room and listen to music, play games and chill with your friends for the afternoon. We might even sing some karaoke!
  • Have a Muppet Christmas!
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for ages 4-9.
    Cozy up with Muppet-themed snacks and a Christmas classic brought to you by Gonzo and Kermit as we watch "The Muppet Christmas Carol," not rated.
  • "A Discovery of Witches"
    Downtown Book Club
    Offsite
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    The conversation will be flowing as we discuss provocative fiction, nonfiction and memoir at the Coffee Ethic, 124 Park Central Square. "A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • "Still Life"
    South Side Senior Center Book Discussion
    Offsite
    1:30 pm to 2:30 pm South Side Senior Center for senior adults.
    We meet every third Thursday of the month at South Side Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont Ave. "Still Life" by Louise Penny.
  • Christmas Cookies and Crafts
    Strafford Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
    Get into the holiday spirit by decorating Christmas cookies and creating a fun craft. Cookies and materials will be provided.
  • Teen Thursday
    Willard Branch Library
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
    If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts, movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events!
  • Now Serving Raspberry Pi
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room! Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi not pie, although there will be snacks.
  • Park Central TV Night
    Park Central Branch Library
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm for age 13 and older.
    Get your couch potato on at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale television drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.
  • Library Game Night at Mother's
    Offsite
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm for age 21 and older.
    Gather at Mother’s Tasting Room and show off your literary knowledge! Join library staffers to play literary games over a pint of your favorite craft beer. At Mother's Brewing Company, 215 S. Grant Ave.
  • Polar Express Pajama Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    7:00 pm for infants-age 6.
    Wear your pajamas and cuddle up with a stuffed animal as you listen to "The Polar Express," make a special craft and sing songs. Materials will be provided.

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • Holly Jolly Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for infants-age 6.
    Get into the holiday spirit with books, songs and a holiday craft. Materials will be provided.
  • 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.
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