SCHWEITZER BRENTWOOD BRANCH PROGRAMS

Friday, August 25, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Windows 10: Beyond the Basics
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Increase your understanding of the Windows 10 operating system with Beyond the Basics. Learn how to use the Windows Store to download apps. Understand the importance of performing regular backups to your PC with step-by-step instructions. Learn how built-in apps can help you get the most from the operating system. Use the Edge Internet browser to navigate the Internet. Prerequisites: Experience using the keyboard and mouse. Registration starts July 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts July 1; call 883-1974.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Beginning Genealogy
    6-8 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Local History Associate Renee Glass will present the basics of genealogy, including how to begin your family research, what records to look for and how to use the information to establish a family tree.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - An Introduction to Contract Bridge
    6:30-8:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Exercise your brain and have fun making new friends as you learn to play Contract Bridge. Whether you're a beginner or want to update your bidding and play, this class is for you. Members of the Bridge Center will give an introductory course over four consecutive Thursday evenings. Registration starts August 24; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "Serena" by Ron Rash. In the Benway Room

    7:30 p.m. for adults.

Friday, September 8, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Microsoft Office Basics
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn the basics of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Use Word to write, edit, and format documents. Learn how to use Excel spreadsheets to organize data and perform calculations. Create and customize a PowerPoint slideshow. Use OneNote to create searchable, digital notebooks with text, pictures, and screen captures. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts August 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts August 1; call 883-1974.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Itsy Bitsy Science Club
    11 a.m. for ages 3-5 .
    Dress to get messy and discover your inner scientist as we explore, build and create with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Cram
    5-9 p.m. for grades 9-12.
    Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew, Oreos and Doritos -- you provide the books!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "Swing Time" by Zadie Smith

    6:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - An Introduction to Contract Bridge
    6:30-8:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Exercise your brain and have fun making new friends as you learn to play Contract Bridge. Whether you're a beginner or want to update your bidding and play, this class is for you. Members of the Bridge Center will give an introductory course over four consecutive Thursday evenings. Registration starts August 24; call 883-1974.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You're welcome to bring a sack lunch. Drury Students Discover France. Journey with Drury University students to Tours, France, as they share experiences from their study abroad trip.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - An Introduction to Contract Bridge
    6:30-8:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Exercise your brain and have fun making new friends as you learn to play Contract Bridge. Whether you're a beginner or want to update your bidding and play, this class is for you. Members of the Bridge Center will give an introductory course over four consecutive Thursday evenings. Registration starts August 24; call 883-1974.

Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Staying Safe and Secure in the Digital World
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    It's a big online world out there. Learn what to do to protect yourself and your computer when you are connected to the Internet. Learn about anti-virus programs, Internet privacy and how to keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts August 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts August 1; call 883-1974.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Schweitzer Brentwood's Got Talent: A Neighborhood Talent Show for All Ages
    2-4 p.m. for all ages.
    Celebrate the talent in our community as you watch your friends and neighbors perform in our neighborhood talent show! Do you or your group want the chance to perform in front of an audience and a panel of judges to see if your act has what it takes to win? There’s still time to enter Schweitzer Brentwood’s Got Talent! Children age 3 and older, teens and adults are encouraged to enter for a chance to perform. Pick up an entry form at any of the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch service desks and return it by Saturday, August 19. Entrants will be notified of their approval status by Saturday, August 26. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places for kids and adults.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - An Introduction to Contract Bridge
    6:30-8:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Exercise your brain and have fun making new friends as you learn to play Contract Bridge. Whether you're a beginner or want to update your bidding and play, this class is for you. Members of the Bridge Center will give an introductory course over four consecutive Thursday evenings. Registration starts August 24; call 883-1974.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "Horrorstör" by Grady Hendrix. An Oh, The Horror event

    7:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "The Talented Mr. Ripley" by Patricia Highsmith

    6:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Literary Trivia Night
    7-9 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Join Lauryl and Kyle, longtime hosts of Patton Alley Pub's Trivia Binge, for a night of trivia inspired by your favorite books and authors. Teams of 4-6 will compete on a variety of bookish subjects. Participants may bring snacks, and prizes will be awarded to the winners. Registration starts September 28; call 883-1974.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Email for Beginners
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn how to register for and use free Web-based email services and how to compose, read, reply to, save, forward and include an attachment in email. Prerequisites: Internet Basics and experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts September 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts September 1; call 883-1974.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Itsy Bitsy Science Club
    11 a.m. for ages 3-5 .
    Dress to get messy and discover your inner scientist as we explore, build and create with science, technology, engineering, art and math.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Rare and Valuable Books: What They Are and How to Collect Them
    5 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Local book collector and seller Joshua Arnett will provide insight into evaluating, collecting and caring for rare, collectible and valuable books. Perfect for used-book hunters, rare-book aficionados and the curious novice.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You're welcome to bring a sack lunch. Haunted Springfield. Join Library Center Local History Associate John Rutherford for an afternoon of eerie tales revealing the haunted pasts of buildings and sites around Springfield..
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Ozarkian Campfire Tales
    7:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Cozy up to the sounds of a crackling campfire, enjoy some s'mores and get spooked with weird tales presented by the authors of "Feral: A Journal of Ozarkian Gothic." Drawn from local legends and superstitions, these stories bring to life dark corners of hill country and the howls of the booger dog. S’mores will be provided. An Oh, The Horror event.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Donuts & Death Q&A with Grady Hendrix
    3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    "My Best Friend's Exorcism" has been called "an unholy hybrid of 'Beaches' and 'The Exorcist.'" Join author Grady Hendrix and the Donuts & Death Book Discussion crew for a Q&A full of 80s nostalgia and stories of demonic possession. Hurts Donuts will be provided. An Oh, The Horror event. Registration starts October 1; call 883-1974.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Understanding Facebook
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Create a Facebook account or use your existing account in this hands-on class. Learn how to personalize your account, review privacy settings, manage your friends, post to your own timeline, and "Like" and comment on other people's posts. A valid email address is required to create a Facebook account; have your email address and Facebook password available if you wish to use your existing account in class. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts September 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts September 1; call 883-1974.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Club Van Gogh
    2 p.m. for grades K-5.
    Immerse yourself in art as we explore various artistic techniques. Each session will focus on a different medium, including watercolor, charcoal, paper-making, collage, sculpture and alternative painting methods. Then join us for a reception featuring participant's artwork from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

    7:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Itsy Bitsy Science Club
    11 a.m. for ages 3-5 .
    Dress to get messy and discover your inner scientist as we explore, build and create with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Real Food Thanksgiving
    6 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    The holidays are for fun, families and food! Dietitian Brittany Carpenter, who works with Ruby's Market, Price Cutter and other Pyramid Foods supermarkets, will show you how to prepare wholesome dishes made with real ingredients that are sure to please the whole family. Take home some recipes, learn new cooking tips and enjoy delicious samples! Registration starts October 26; call 883-1974.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Sunday Cram
    5-9 p.m. for grades 9-12.
    Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew, Oreos and Doritos -- you provide the books!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks

    6:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You're welcome to bring a sack lunch. A Study Abroad Adventure in France. Students from Drury University will share memorable moments from their month-long trip to Tours, France, where they immersed themselves in the French way of life..

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Flash Fiction Workshop
    7-9 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Reference Associates Zach Fletcher and Grant Haverly will teach you how to tell an effective story in a page, a paragraph or even a sentence, drawing examples from the work of famous writers. Participants will be encouraged to write their own stories with the group.

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: File Management
    10 a.m.-noon in the community room for adults.
    Learn to save, organize, copy, move, rename, delete, find and manage files and folders on your computer or external storage device. Prerequisites: Computer Skills II or experience using the keyboard and mouse. Registration starts October 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    1-3 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts October 1; call 883-1974.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - A Night at the Library
    5:30-7 p.m. for families with children of all ages.
    Come see what the library is like after hours! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of E.L. Konigsburg's "From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler," join us for a library scavenger hunt and a fort-building contest after the library closes. Kids and families can join forces to solve, find and create their way through a mysterious adventure. Fort-building materials and a snack will be provided.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    10 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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    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.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Board Up & Game On!
    4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
    Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

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