All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, July 4, Independence Day.

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July-December 2016

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

The south entrance and community room of the old Brentwood branch will be accessible from April 18-28 for scheduled meetings and programs. After April 28, Brentwood storytimes and other programs will be held at nearby locations. Please note the location of Brentwood programs in the program description.


Saturday, July 2, 2016

  • "Isis: Inside the Army of Terror" by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan
    Current Issues Book Discussion

    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    2 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for adults.
    Discuss books about some of the most pressing issues of our time. By Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Station
    9:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-age 1.
    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
    9:30 a.m. 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 a.m. 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 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 a.m. 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.
  • Cowbell in Concert
    Offsite
    11 a.m. in the Ash Grove City Park for preschool-grade 4.
    Local musicians Katie Carter and Hannah Sheehan will present a twistin’ and twirlin’ concert the whole family can enjoy together. A Summer Reading Program event.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Strafford Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Stories with Your Legislators
    Strafford Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for all ages.
    Your state legislators will read your favorite stories at a storytime near you! Rep. Lyndall Fraker
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. 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 a.m. 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.
  • Super STEAM
    Library Center
    2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 1-5.
    Learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with fun activities and experiments. Materials will be provided. Go for a Spin. Make two kinds of helicopters and take them on a test flight to see which one can stay in the air the longest. Registration starts June 27; call 882-0714.
  • "Finding Nemo"
    Library Station
    2-4 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades K-5.
    We're all excited to see "Finding Dory" this summer! Get ready for the movie's release by watching the classic, "Finding Nemo," rated G, on the big screen along with a popcorn snack.
  • Teen Writer's Guild
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    2:30-4 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
  • T(w)een Tech Tuesdays
    Strafford Branch Library
    3 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
    Take coding off the screen and into real life this summer! Turn yourself into an RPG (role-playing game) character in a life-size coding game and solve puzzles and challenges with your friends using coding concepts.
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