PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Download Bookends --
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December 2015-February 2016


March-May 2016

Download The Big Read
'True Grit' booklet
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April 2016

Download The Edge
Computer Training Catalog --
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January-June 2016


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


Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • Love Your Library!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. for all ages, kids and families.
    As we get ready for our branch renovation, visit the Children's Department and fill out a heart that lists all the ways you love the Brentwood Branch! We'll display your hearts throughout the month to show our love for Brentwood's past, present and future!
  • Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Learn how to code and create your own game, or take charge of Scratch the Cat and use him to create your own story or program. Experiment with these ideas and more using Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room.
  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 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.
  • "Remarkable Creatures"
    Book Discussion

    Republic Branch Library
    1:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    By Tracy Chevalier
  • Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15-4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Learn how to code and create your own game, or take charge of Scratch the Cat and use him to create your own story or program. Experiment with these ideas and more using Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room.
  • I *Heart* Anti-Heroes Valentine Bash
    Strafford Branch Library
    3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
    Show your love for Deadpool and other comic book anti-heroes by making valentines, treats and crafts inspired by your favorite rogue.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    4 p.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.
  • "Invisible Man"
    Classics Book Discussion

    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    Tackle the Modern Library's 100 Best Novels with us, one at a time. By Ralph Ellison

Friday, February 12, 2016

  • Love Your Library!
    Brentwood Branch Library
    8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. for all ages, kids and families.
    As we get ready for our branch renovation, visit the Children's Department and fill out a heart that lists all the ways you love the Brentwood Branch! We'll display your hearts throughout the month to show our love for Brentwood's past, present and future!
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    9:30 a.m. 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.
  • Be My Valentine Storytime
    Ash Grove Branch Library
    9:30 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Celebrate the holiday of love with Valentine's Day stories, songs and activities.
  • Edge Mobile Class: Downloading Made Easy
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to download, install and uninstall a program, and explore different types of downloads, PDFs and streaming. We'll also talk about how to protect your computer from malware using antivirus programs. Prerequisites: Internet Basics and experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 1; call 883-1974.
  • Love Birds!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department for infants-age 6.
    Fall in love with birds as we read bird stories, sing bird songs and make a yummy bird feeder at our chirpy Racing to Read Storytime.
  • Racing to Read Storytime
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the Children's Department 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 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.
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