Family Night for K-3 to be held January 27

Do you wanna build a snowman?!

How about a snowball fight?

Join us for our Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 27. We will read some stories, eat some snacks, make crafts and enjoy winter craziness at the library!

 

Reservations are required. Please call 573-471-4140 or complete the registration form below.

First Preschool Family Night of 2020 set

It’s our first family night of the new year so brave the COLD and join us for some fun!

Family night for children ages 2-5 will be held at 6:30 p.m on Monday, January 13, in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

We will read “All You need for a Snowman” and “Tracks in the Snow,” make a snowflake wreath and a melted snowman craft, have some songs and snacks, and who knows what else!

Reservations are required and are now being accepted. Please call 573-471-4140 to make a reservation, or fill out the reservation form below.

Family Night for kindergarten-third grade on Monday, December 9

THIS EVENT IS FULL!!

Registration for December Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade is now open!

The Family Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 9 in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

Come join us for fun as we read Santa’s Story and Cookies for Santa! We will be making Santa’s Milk Bottle craft, decorating Christmas cookies and playing a game!

To register for this event, fill out the form below, or call us at 471-4140.

 

 

December Family Night for preschool set for December 2

THIS EVENT IS FULL! — Just in time for the holidays — the library presents “Who Will Guide My Sleigh Tonight?” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 2 in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

This program for ages 2-5 features the stories Who Will Guide My Sleigh Tonight and A Mustache Baby Christmas, a new Mustache Baby adventure that is sure to be a hit. Following the stories, we will be sharing flannel board stories, making Santa and reindeer crafts, singing, and enjoying refreshments.

Reservations are required, as space is limited. You can make a reservation by calling the library at 471-4140 or by filling out the reservation form below.

November Family Night for Grades K-3 set for Nov. 18

THIS EVENT IS FULL!

Family night for children in kindergarten through third grade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 18.

Come join us in a celebration of Thanksgiving with stories, crafts, games and refreshments! We will be reading Porcupine’s Pie and The Roll-Away Pumpkin.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Please call 471-4140 to make a reservation, or fill out the form below.

Preschool Family Night set for November 4

THIS EVENT IS FULL!! — Our latest Family Night for preschoolers (ages 2-5) will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 4, in the Draughon Room (lower level) of the library.

We will be reading Thanksgiving Mice and Mouse’s First Fall, enjoying flannel board stories, singing, and eating refreshments. For our craft, we will be making a build-your-own stuffed Candy Corn Mouse!

Space is limited to the first 45 preschoolers registered, and reservations are required. To reserve a spot for your child, fill out the form below or call us at 471-4140.

Family Night for kindergarten through 3rd grade

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL!

Join us for a night of Halloween fun!

Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 14 in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

We will be reading “The Hairy Toe” and “The Soup Bone,” making a
pumpkin door hanger craft, playing Halloween JINGO and having
refreshments.

Reservations are required as space is limited. Please fill out the form below or call 471-4140 to reserve a spot for your child.

First Family Night of the year for preschoolers!

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 7 for the first family night of the year for our preschoolers (age 2-5). We will be reading In the Middle of Fall and The Very Busy Squirrel, followed by creating a sorting color craft, making an I Spy fall bottle, singing, and enjoying refreshments.

Reservations are required and can be made by filling out the form below, or by calling the library at 471-4140.

Special programs set for month of June

The library will be hosting a series of programs on Mondays in June. These programs support our Summer Reading theme, “A Universe of Stories.”

On Monday, June 3, the St. Louis Science Center will bring the Unisphere to the library. The Unisphere will replicate the night sky and explain the lore behind the naming of the constellations. This program will be held from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

On Monday, June 10, the Southeast Explorer bus returns with an exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. After touring the Explorer bus, children will be able to visit the Space Exploration room on the main level of the library. The Explorer bus will be here from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the west parking lot of the library.

On Monday, June 17, we will host “Flights of Fancy” with Jay & Leslie. Jay and Leslie launch into summer reading with juggling, stories, orbits, and more bits to tickle your funny bone. The fun will be flying, and Goldilocks will be searching for a planet that is “just right.” Jay & Leslie will be presenting at 12:30 p.m. in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

On Monday, June 24, get ready for Chef Bananas! Chef Bananas will cook up a recipe that is out of this world. The presentation includes hot dogs, fire, carrots, frogs, cupcakes, balloons, and a load of BANANAS! His “Out of this World” program will put you on the hunt for cookbooks, magic books, and many more! This program will be presented at 12:30 p.m. in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State.

Weekly Summer Reading programming begins July 1

After our series of special programming during the month of June, weekly summer reading programming begins on Monday, July 1, following the schedule below:

Entering Kindergarten-second grade — Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
Entering third-fifth grade — Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Ages 2-5 — Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Entering sixth-twelfth grade — Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

We will end the summer with our annual Summer Reading Party on July 29.

No reservations are required to attend any summer reading event; children can attend 1 event or all, and have a great time!

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