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January-June 2017

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


Tuesday, June 27, 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.
  • Library Station - 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.
  • Willard Branch Library - 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.
  • 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.
  • Ash Grove City Park - Tuesdays in the Park
    Offsite
    11 a.m. at Ash Grove City Park, 300 W. Parkway St. for infants-grade 6.
    Join us for fun activities including water and bubble play, experimentation, building and creating, crafting, reading and more.
  • Strafford Branch Library - 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.
  • Library Center - 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.
  • Library Station - 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.
  • Library Station - Strawbees® Building Challenge
    Library Station
    2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades K-5.
    Help us build a giant structure out of straws and Strawbees®, or make something cool on your own!
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - 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.
  • Strafford Branch Library - What Does It Matter?
    Strafford Branch Library
    3:30 p.m. in the community room for preschool-grade 6.
    Water, steam, ice: all are the same substance, but each represents a different state. Explore fun experiments with solids, liquids and gasses during this hands-on program presented by the Discovery Center of Springfield. Registration starts June 13; call 736-9233.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    Park Central Branch Library
    5-6:30 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Tuesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines, and see why these intricate and beautiful coloring designs are all the rage. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - An Evening with the Answer Man
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    6 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for all ages.
    Steve Pokin, the Springfield News-Leader's "Answer Man," will join us for a talk about what it’s like to be a journalist in the Ozarks and share anecdotes from some of his favorite Pokin Around and Answer Man articles. There will be time for Q&A, so be sure to bring the Answer Man some questions of your own!
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Book Babies Storytime
    Library Station
    6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-12 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.
  • Library Station - Racing to Read Pajama Storytime
    Library Station
    7 p.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.

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