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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.


Monday, June 29, 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.
  • 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 Safety
    Republic Branch Library
    1:00 pm for preschool-age 6.
    Join Bumper and his friends from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as they help us get to know our local superheroes.
  • Super STEAM
    Library Center
    2:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
    Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Flight: Blast off with rockets and see how high yours can fly! Registration starts June 21; call 882-0714.
  • Super STEAM
    Library Center
    3:30 pm in the story hour room for grades 1-5.
    Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Super Flight: Blast off with rockets and see how high yours can fly! Registration starts June 21; call 882-0714.
  • "The Code of the Hills," An Evening with Springfield Author Nancy Allen
    Republic Branch Library
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for adults.
    In the Ozarks, some things aren’t talked about. Even abuse. It’s the code of the hills. But prosecutor Elsie Arnold is determined to change that. So begins "The Code of the Hills" by Springfield’s Nancy Allen and published by HarperCollins. Nancy will read and talk about her writing and how her experience as a Missouri prosecutor inspired her. She’ll do a Q&A and sign and sell copies of her book.
  • Tonk and The Aurors and Friends
    Library Center
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 4-12.
    Rock out at the Library Center with wizard rockers Tonks & the Aurors! Front woman Steph Anderson and bandmates have been touring the U.S., playing music about Harry Potter since 2007. They continue to bridge music, book and nerd culture and have added John Green’s books, "The Hunger Games" and more to their music repertoire. Kirstyn Hippe and Tianna & The Cliffhangers will join Tonks & The Aurors for the ultimate fandom concert – don’t miss it!

Tuesday, June 30, 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.
  • 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
    Willard 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 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
    Strafford Branch Library
    11:00 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 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.
  • 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.
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