All Library branches will be closed Sunday, April 20, in observance of Easter.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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March-May 2014

Download The Big Read 2014 booklet--
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January-June 2014

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


Saturday, April 19, 2014

  • Tiny Tots Stay & Play
    Library Center
    10:00 am in the story hour room for infants-12 months.
    Sing songs, read stories and stay and play in our special storytime for the youngest readers.
  • Tweets, Friend Requests & Hashtags: Parenting in the Digital Age
    Strafford Branch Library
    10:00 am for adults.
    Learn about the benefits and hidden dangers your children could be exposed to through texting, cyber-bullying and social networks during this educational seminar no parent should miss. The presentation will include information about popular sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and SnapChat. Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of ComputerCop, a computer monitoring software purchased with confiscated drug money. Sponsored by the Greene County Sheriff's office and the Library.
  • Wild Storytime
    Library Station
    11:00 am in the Frisco room for preschool-grade 2.
    Do you like to roar with the dinosaurs? Are you a wild thing like Max? Lots of our favorite stories are all about being WILD, so let's read them together! With stories, songs and activities, it's going to be a wild time.
  • Saturday Afternoon at the Movies: Silent Comedy Greats
    Library Center
    2:00 pm in the auditorium for all ages.
    Enjoy a Saturday matinee with a silent comedy classic. Feel free to bring your own snack. Harold Lloyd's "Speedy," not rated, 1928.
  • Dog Tales
    Willard Branch Library
    2:00 pm for grades K-5.
    Love dogs? Join us for a storytime all about dogs and puppies. We'll even have a special therapy dog from Kindred Spirits Pet Therapy. Its handler will tell us what therapy dogs do and how they get this important job. Kids and caregivers will have the opportunity to pet and read to the therapy dog. A Big Read event.
  • Make Your Own Dog Treats
    Park Central Branch Library
    2:00 pm for adults.
    Learn how to prepare delicious, nutritious treats for your dog from Becca Essenburg Kalch, Becca's Barkery, and take home some free samples for your four-legged friends. A Big Read event.
  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    Park Central Branch Library
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold," rated PG-13.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

  • "Gold Rush" at the Moxie
    Offsite
    6:30 pm Moxie Cinema for all ages.
    Join us for Charlie Chaplin's "Gold Rush," not rated, at Moxie Cinema, 305 S. Campbell Ave., Suite 101. Admission is free. A Big Read event.

Monday, April 21, 2014

  • Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Brentwood Branch Library
    9:30 am 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
    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.
  • Talk Time: Practice Your English
    Library Center
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Grafton room for adults.
    Are you learning to speak English and would like to improve? Meet with other members of the international community for casual conversations. Community volunteers lead the informal sessions.
  • Wilderness Survival Skills with Bo Brown
    Library Station
    7:00 pm for adults.
    Missouri Master Naturalist Larry Maggard will replace Bo Brown as presenter of "Wilderness Survival Skills." Have you got what it takes to survive in the great outdoors? Learn survival skills such as making a fire, creating a shelter and constructing basic tools from Bo Brown, First Earth Wilderness School. A Big Read event.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • 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 Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    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.
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