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July-December 2017

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


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • Library Center - 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.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic 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.
  • Library Center - 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood 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.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - National Lasagna Day
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11 a.m.-4 p.m. for infants-grade 4.
    Have you ever tried to make lasagna? It takes lots of skill to build! Join us for a special storytime at 11 a.m. followed by activities throughout the day as we celebrate Garfield's favorite food, build a giant casserole and have snacks.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove 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.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    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.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Good Hearts Knitting Circle
    Park Central Branch Library
    noon for adults.
    Join knitting enthusiast Margaret Gruetzemacher and other knitters once a month for an hour of knitting and socializing. Knit for yourself or others. A list of local charities needing knitted items will be provided. Don’t know how to knit? No problem, we’ll show you how! All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Materials provided, or bring your own.
  • Library Station - Tenants: Know Your Rights
    Library Station
    6 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
    Landlord and tenant disputes are a stressful part of the rental process. Attorney Joe Hills with Legal Services of Southern Missouri will discuss the legal rights and protections available to tenants as well as what to expect when navigating the court process.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Willard Recreation Center - Read Aloud
    Offsite
    10 a.m. at Willard Recreation Center, 133 N. State Hwy Z for grades K-5.
    Kids will teach kids at this event featuring round robin reading stations. Join our Summer Day Camp leaders as they read aloud picture books and help you with crafts and other activities.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood 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.
  • Library Station - "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders

    Library Station
    1:30 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for adults.
  • Library Station - Build a Better Thursday
    Library Station
    2-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades K-6.
    Use your making skills to build a better world. Materials will be provided. Plant a kitchen counter herb garden for tasty family meals .
  • The Coffee Ethic - "Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime" by Val McDermid

    Offsite
    6 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic, 124 Park Central Square for adults.
    Do you have a "favorite" serial killer? Are you fascinated by forensics? This true crime book discussion is for you.

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