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Back to School


School may be just around the corner, but that doesn't mean there isn't still time to squeeze in some end-of-summer fun. Take advantage of these family-fun activities before they're gone.


The Library has free programs at all 10 branches, but there are a few special back-to-school programs to check out:

Brentwood Branch Library, Saturday, August 11, 10 a.m. to noon

See what the Library can do to help you and your children throughout the school year. Learn to use our many cutting-edge research databases for school projects, hear about new award books for children and teens, and learn about the many homework help resources we offer. (417) 883-1974

Strafford Branch Library, Wednesday, August 15, 1 to 3 p.m.

Bring a friend and hang out while you enjoy pizza, drinks and dessert, play Rock Band and other video games. (417) 736-9233

Library Station, Friday, August 17, 6 p.m.

Summer may be ending, but the party doesn't have to stop. Join us for fun, food and games. (417) 865-1340


Want to learn a little more about your school district? Find contact information, calendars, game schedules, handbooks and more at each of these school websites:


You can join local businesses and non-profit organizations in their drive to get every student ready for the new year by donating money or supplies at several different locations.


And as always, you can find great books at the Library to help you and your child through those first-day jitters:



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