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The Any Book Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Join our Any Book Club and share your recent reads.

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us each week for a quiet and sensory friendly storytime for babies and toddlers who are not yet walking. Siblings welcome!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Tiny Tots Sensory Fun

10:30am - 11:15am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Bring your little ones for some sensory fun and let us worry about cleaning up the mess!

Every other Thursday we will offer an array of toddler friendly sensory activities to work on motor skills. Aimed at toddlers, but siblings welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Circle Time Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun.

Come join us for education fun and learning at a librarian facilitated playgroup!  An adult must accompany and consistently supervise children.  No registration required, just drop in. Birth to 5 years, siblings welcome. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tom Knight Musical Puppet Show "Library Boogie"

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performances
Event Details:

Move and groove with Tom Knight, in this fun, interactive puppet show about all things library! Tom will have you out of your seat and rockin' away, and humming tunes long after you've gone home. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Black Authors Book Club

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Online
Registration Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Please join us online via Zoom once a month to discuss a book of your choice by any Black author in the assigned genre for that month. Reading is a powerful tool - this virtual reading club is an opportunity for understanding and unity.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

Tech a Break

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Brightwood Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Brightwood Branch
Room: BW Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

The purpose of this meeting is to provide basic computer skills training to learners who have taken our digital literacy skills classes.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Corps Information Table

1:00pm - 4:00pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Work & Careers
Event Details:

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults 25 years and older who have a disability to gain employment.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. 

We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by The Homework Center and color your stress away. For tweens and teens. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sew Fun! Drop-In

2:00pm - 5:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop-in for our weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Domino Makers Club!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us to build and create with Dominoes! This program is open to kids in grades 2nd-8th and will teach kids some basic domino-building skills, as well as give them an opportunity to build on their own!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Recycle Mania in the Library

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Come to the Central Branch Teen Room for an afternoon of recycling art! We'll provide the old books, and the instructions to make crafts and blackout poetry from their pages! For Teens 12-18.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ice Cream Social: Adult Summer Reading Club Kickoff

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Book Groups & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us for an Ice Cream Social for Adults to kick off the 2024 Summer Reading Club! Have a sundae from Friendly's, and enjoy a librarian performing a storytime for grown folks. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

10:00am - 11:30am
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or crewel, these groups are the place for you.

New members are welcome, and current members are often willing to share their skills. Some yarn and needles can be provided, but donations are always welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

11:00am - 11:45am
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. 

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or crewel, these groups are the place for you.

New members are welcome, and current members are often willing to share their skills. Some yarn and needles can be provided, but donations are always welcome.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Sew

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Develop your sewing skills, make new friends, and have fun!

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Home City Families Playgroup

1:30pm - 2:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft and playtime. 

No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. For ages 12 mos. - 6 years, siblings welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen (and Tween!) Gaming Club

2:00pm - 4:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come join us Friday afternoons for board games, puzzles, legos, and crafts!

It's time to start the weekend with some games! We will have a Nintendo Switch running for up to 4 players, board games, cards, and legos available. Light refreshments provided. Tweens and teens ages 9-18 welcome!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Snack Attack

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: Program Den
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Looking to add something new to your after-school snack cookbook? Kids can learn how to make fun and interesting snacks at the Forest Park Library! Every other week in the summer. Ideal for kids 6 and up. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Switch Gaming On Fridays

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of games.

On Fridays we will play Mario Kart, Mario Party and Super Smash Bros Ultimate, on our brand new Switch. Bring your own controllers for 2+ multiplayer games. 3-5pm.

Coffee group-card making

11:00am - 12:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

coffee ladies having fun making cards

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tacky Craft Club

11:30am - 2:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Calling all imperfectionists! Join Tacky Craft Club, where we come together to create things (good or bad) and make friends. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.