Fairy Tale STEM Room opens

The Fractured Fairy Tales Forest is OPEN in the McAmis Community Room! Come play and learn, build and listen!

The room features various fun activities, all centered around fairy tales, that encourage hands-on activity and build critical thinking skills. The Fractured Fairy Tales Forest room will be open during regular library hours through July 31.

This program is made possible through a Summer Library Program grant, 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.

 

Schedule for summer reading programming set

“Imagine Your Story” at the library this summer!
 
Our summer reading program celebrates all things imaginary, including prince/princesses, knights, dragons and unicorns, and magicians and magic. Our summer reading presenters will be spread throughout the summer, instead of being held at the beginning of the program.
 
Times for various age groups are:
Preschool (ages 2-5) — Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Children entering kindergarten through second grade — Mondays at 1 p.m.
Children entering grades 3-5 — Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Young adults (students entering grades 6-12) — Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
 
Special programs include Babaloo! Get LOUD in the Library on June 29; magician Marty Hahne on July 20; and a library-wide story walk on July 27. These programs will be open to all age groups, and no other programming will be held on those weeks.

March Family Night for K-3 set for March 9

How would YOU catch a leprechaun??? Join us for Family Night and find out!

Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9 in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

We will be reading the stories Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase and How to Catch a Leprechaun. Following that, we will have some snacks and crafts, and see what happens next!

 

 

Preschool Family Night to be Held on March 2

Wear your green and join us for an early St. Patrick’s celebration!

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

We will read Ten Little Leprechauns and The Night before Saint Patrick’s Day,
make some colorful crafts, sing and dance and eat and who knows what else!

Due to limited space, reservations are required. To make your reservation, either fill out the form below or call us at 471-4140.

Preschool Story Time for March

Join us every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. for Preschool Story Time. The program lasts between 30-45 minutes and features stories, crafts, songs, and refreshments.

 

The theme for the month of March is “Color Your World at the Library.”

 

 

Stories and activities for the month of March are:

March 4–Bear Sees Colors and Color Dance. We’re going to dance!

March 11 —It’s St. Patrick’s Day and The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever; wear your green and be ready for fun!

March 18 — Mix It Up! and The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse. WARNING! We will be painting, so wear dark or old clothes.

March 25 — Liquid Rainbow and Ruby’s Rainbow; we will make a cloudy rainbow craft and a rainbow in a jar.

Family Night for K-3 set for Monday, Feb. 10

Our Family Night for children in kindergarten through third grade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 10, in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

We will read the books Love, Splat and Here Comes Valentine Cat. After reading, we will make crafts, decorate cookies, and play Valentine JINGO.

 

Space is limited so reservations are required. To make a reservation, fill out the form below or call us at 471-4140.

February Family Night for Pre-K set

We are kicking off February with LOTS of LOVE! Join us for Family Night for children ages 2-5. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 3 in the Draughon Room (lower level of the library).

We will read Peppa Pig and the I Love You Game and I Love You, Too, make some Valentine crafts, decorate some cookies and have some punch.

 

Space is limited, so reservations are REQUIRED! You can make a reservation by calling us at 471-4140 or by filling out the reservation form below.

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.

 

 

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