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Home City Families Gross Motor Play Group

10:30am - 11:30am
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Calling all parents with young children! We invite you along with your child for a fun filled hour of gross motor fun to develop physical abilities.

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.

Knot Just Knitters

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres 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 "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.

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Cancelled
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology
Event Details:

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. 

Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.

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.

Mobile Farmers Market

3:00pm - 3:30pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Food & Cooking
Event Details:

The Mobile Farmers Market is back.  The colorful truck will be making a weekly stop on Wednesdays.  The Farmers Market truck brings affordable, fresh fruits and vegetables to local neighborhoods. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Crafty Wednesdays

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Come visit the Mason Square Branch Library for some crafting! Every 1st Wednesday we'll make a different craft to take home! Some examples are painting, candle making and slime! For t(w)eens, ages 10-14. From 3-4:30PM.

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.

Wednesday Crafternoons for All Ages

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Get crafty! Let's make something together.

Join Meg as we do a different craft every week on Wednesday afternoons. Tissue Paper Painting, Watercolor painting, finger painting, and floral book marks are some of the crafts we will be exploring.

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.

Wednesday Crafternoons for All Ages

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Get crafty! Let's make something together.

Join Meg as we do a different craft every week on Wednesday afternoons. Tissue Paper Painting, Watercolor painting, finger painting, and floral book marks are some of the crafts we will be exploring.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Night

4:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Come hang out in our big comfy chairs and wind down with a friend. 

Join us every Wednesday evening for games, crafts, snacks, and conversation. For teens 13+

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

Tea Talks

4:30pm - 6:00pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Sample different types of teas and relax with us, and learn about tea cultures around the world! All ages welcome.

Independence Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Central Library, Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Indian Orchard Branch, Library Express at Pine Point, Mason Square Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch, Off Site, Online, Special Events
Description:

Closed for the holiday

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

Home City Families: Baby & Me Playgroup

10:00am - 11:15am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Do you have an infant under 12 months (pre-walker)? Join us for some fun and socializing. Developmentally appropriate toys and materials available for you to use with your child.

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.

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

Gaming Friday

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: Program Den
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Nothing to do before the weekend? Don't want to spend your summer gaming alone? Visit the Forest Park Library and play board game or pick up a Nintendo Switch Joycon and join a Smash tournament. We'll be gaming every Friday this summer!

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.
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.

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

Any Movie Discussion Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Come talk about your favorite movies, and discover the next great thing to watch.

Discuss movies and show off your movie trivia knowledge. Teens and Adults 13+.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover Book Folding

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Learn how a simple measure and fold technique can create amazing pictures out of discarded books!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen RPG Club

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Do you love creating stories? Do you imagine yourself the hero in your favorite stories? Do you like games where you tackle a problem as a group? Then table top RPG may be for you!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.

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

Home City Families Playgroup

10:30am - 11:30am
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
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.