Calendar

May
27
Sun
Closed for Memorial Day
May 27 – May 28 all-day
Closed for Memorial Day

The library will be closed on Sunday May 27 and Monday May 28, 2018 for Memorial Day.

May
30
Wed
Preschool StoryTime
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime is held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday morning that the library is open. Children’s librarian Ann Thompson shares two stories with the children, followed by a craft and singing.

Jun
4
Mon
Meet Sherry Norfolk! @ Draughon Room (lower level)
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The first program in our Summer Reading Program Special Presentations will feature author and storyteller Sherry Norfolk. She will be presenting interactive storytelling featuring music and dance. This program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Meet Sherry Norfolk! @ Draughon Room (lower level)
Jun 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The first program in our Summer Reading Program Special Presentations will feature author and storyteller Sherry Norfolk. She will be presenting interactive storytelling featuring music and dance. This program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Jun
6
Wed
Preschool StoryTime
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime is held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday morning that the library is open. Children’s librarian Ann Thompson shares two stories with the children, followed by a craft and singing.

Jun
11
Mon
Bobby Norfolk returns! @ Draughon Room (lower level)
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Get ready to ROCK the HOUSE with RHYTHM and SOUL from Emmy-winning artist BOBBY NORFOLK! Kids discover the music of poetry through a rollicking multicultural tour of raps and traditional verse. Bobby turns traditional tales, such as “Little Red Riding Hood” or “The Three Billy’s Goat’s Gruff,” into finger-snapping, toe-tapping verse. He transforms selections from his favorite authors into comical and creative raps, and fills them all with zany vocal effects, lively animation, and tons of humor. This program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Bobby Norfolk returns! @ Draughon Room (lower level)
Jun 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Get ready to ROCK the HOUSE with RHYTHM and SOUL from Emmy-winning artist BOBBY NORFOLK! Kids discover the music of poetry through a rollicking multicultural tour of raps and traditional verse. Bobby turns traditional tales, such as “Little Red Riding Hood” or “The Three Billy’s Goat’s Gruff,” into finger-snapping, toe-tapping verse. He transforms selections from his favorite authors into comical and creative raps, and fills them all with zany vocal effects, lively animation, and tons of humor. This program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Jun
13
Wed
Preschool StoryTime
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime is held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday morning that the library is open. Children’s librarian Ann Thompson shares two stories with the children, followed by a craft and singing.

Jun
18
Mon
Southeast Explorer Bus visits
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Southeast Explorer Bus visits

The Explorer Bus from Southeast Missouri State University returns to the library. The bus’ exhibit centers around World War I, and we will provide activities around the real story of Winnie the Pooh, along with music, crafts and snacks. This activity is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Jun
19
Tue
Book Discussion Group @ McAmis Community Room (main level)
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Book Discussion Group @ McAmis Community Room (main level)

The book discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19 to discuss the book Dead Wake by Erik Larson. Participation in the group is free, and books are provided for library cardholder. Inquire at the circulation desk if you are interested in participating.