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.


Monday, February 8, 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!
  • Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. 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 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
    Brentwood Branch Library
    10:30 a.m. in the community 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.
  • Make It Monday
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15-4:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    Spend the afternoon getting crafty in the Teen Room. We'll provide materials and snacks, you bring the creativity.
  • Not Just for Kids Picture Book Talk
    Willard Branch Library
    5:30 p.m. for all ages .
    Children's librarian Dawn McClain will share her monthly picks and explain how you can enjoy picture books as much as the kids you're reading to. Hear about new-to-you titles and suggested titles for caregivers. Adults and children welcome.
  • Starting From Seed
    Library Station
    7 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for all ages.
    It's the time of year to start seeds for your spring gardens! Join University of Missouri Extension Horticulture Specialist Patrick Byers to learn how to successfully start plants from seed.

Tuesday, February 9, 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!
  • Edge Mobile Class: Internet Basics
    Library Center
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison Room for adults.
    Learn how to navigate the Internet using your browser's menus and toolbars. Access websites by typing in a Web address or using search engines. Learn how to change your homepage and add a website to your favorites. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts January 1; call 882-0714.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All About Friends, Hearts and Love
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for ages 3-6.
    Join your friends for a Valentine's Day storytime about hearts and love.
  • 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.
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