All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Thursday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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September-November 2014


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July-December 2014


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


Saturday, November 22, 2014

  • Retro Cartoon Saturday Morning
    Park Central Branch Library
    10:00 am to 11:00 am for all ages.
    Relive Saturday mornings of decades past as we show classic cartoons every Saturday morning. "The Jetsons," rated TV-G.
  • Bilingual Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    11:00 am for infants-grade 2.
    This bilingual interactive storytime is designed especially for Spanish-speaking families to 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.
  • LEGO Block Saturday
    Republic Branch Library
    11:00 am for grades K-5.
    Playing, building and creating with LEGO blocks helps build memory and creativity skills, increases attention span and lays the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving. We'll provide the LEGO blocks and you provide the imagination for your LEGO block creations.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    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.
  • 2nd Annual Mini-WhoCon
    Strafford Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for all ages.
    Celebrate that regenerating time traveler, the Doctor, with contests, trivia, games and snacks.
  • Simply Saturday
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Don't be bored! Enjoy some family time at the Library with games, crafts and activities.
  • WonkaFest!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    2:00 pm for all ages.
    Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is turning 50! Celebrate with games, crafts, prizes and more.
  • Healthy Living at the Library: Eating Well
    Library Station
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Frisco room for adults.
    Learn how to stay healthy and make the right nutritional choices at mealtimes with Hy-Vee dietitian Priscilla Bloom.
  • Walk-In Weekend Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Full Metal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa," rated PG-13.

Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    9:30 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.
  • 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.
  • National Game and Puzzle Week
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 pm for grades 6-12.
    Create your own game or puzzle, solve a giant Sudoku, and enjoy Jenga, Monopoly and Uno tournaments all week long.
  • Thanksgiving Stories
    Library Center
    6:00 pm in the auditorium for grades K-5.
    Listen to wonderful Thanksgiving stories around the "fireside." Bring a friend and relax with some cold-weather treats.
  • "A Separate Country"
    Civil War Book Discussion Group
    Library Center
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in meeting room B for adults.
    By Robert Hicks.
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