Our annual Mother-Daughter tea will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 6 in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library. The event is for girls in grades 2-5 and will feature Luciana, the 2018 Girl of the Year. Come join us for tea and refreshments, reading about Luciana, making a tea light jar, and playing American Girl Bingo.
The final Preschool Family Night of the year will be held at 6:30 pm. on Monday, April 9, in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library.
Come join us for a celebration of Spring! We will be reading Little Quack and The Little White Duck, followed by crafts, flannel board stories, songs and refreshments.
We will be hosting Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 12 in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library.
We will be reading the book “The Luckiest Leprechaun, making a hat and beard for the photo booth, making a picture frame, and hunting for the leprechaun’s gold!
Space is filling up fast! Reserve a space for your child by calling 471-4140, or by filling out the reservation form below.
First graders from Lee Hunter Elementary visited the library on March 2 to hear a story read by the Cat in the Hat (aka, children’s librarian Ann Thompson). Dr. Seuss-themed crafts and snacks, followed by a tour of the library, rounded out the afternoon.
Preschool Family Night for ages 2-5 will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library. We will be reading Ten Lucky Leprechauns and hunting for the leprechaun’s gold! Please call 471-4140 to make a reservation or fill out the online reservation form below.
Join us for an evening of Valentine fun at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 5 in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library. We will be reading Kiss, Kiss and Guess How Much I Love You. We will also be making valentines and enjoying refreshments. Space is limited and reservations can be made by calling 471-4140 or by filling out the reservation form below.
The library is pleased to announce that tax preparation assistance will be available again this year at the library.
Volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program will be in the McAmis Community Room (main level) at the library from 12:30-4 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning on Thursday, February 1. They will assist taxpayers by filling out and filing simple tax returns. They will be filing both federal and state forms, including the Missouri PTC forms.
All tax filing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis; appointments will not be taken. Please be sure to bring all tax-related paperwork that you have received, including W-2 and 1099 forms for work performed, receipts for rent paid, and proof of Social Security income.
The library is not trained to give tax advice; instead, we rely on this great group of volunteers who have the training and experience to make sure that your tax filing is done correctly and thoroughly.
Family night for children in kindergarten through third grade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 22 in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library.
Join us for a wonderful evening at the library reading stories and decorating gingerbread cookies.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 471-4140 or by filling out the reservation form below.
Winter weather has arrived in southeast Missouri! With inclement weather comes the possibility of library closings, delayed openings, or closing early.
If you wonder whether the library is open, you can always call us at 471-4140. If we are closed, a message will greet you and inform you about operating hours.
You can also visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/SikestonPublicLibrary for the latest on changes in our operating hours due to winter weather conditions. You do not have to have a Facebook account to visit the library’s Facebook page.