Racing to Read Storytime Willard Branch Library in the community room 10 a.m. 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.
Friday, May 10, 2019
"Chomp" by Carl Hiaasen Book Bites Willard Branch Library in the community room 10:30 a.m. for grades 4-6 Explore a different middle grade novel each month. Listen along as we read aloud the first few chapters while working on a craft. Materials and snacks will be provided; seating is limited. Registration starts April 12; call 417-742-4258.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Reading Pals Willard Branch Library in the community room 4:30 p.m. for grades K-5 Our friends from Pet Therapy of the Ozarks need your help--they love a good story but can't read. Practice your reading skills with these furry, loveable friends.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Summer Reading Launch Party! Willard Branch Library in the community room 2:30-4:30 p.m. for grades K-12 Build your own space-themed snacks and watch "Wall-E," rated G, as we kick off summer reading with a "Universe of Stories."