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Upcoming Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Teens

Description:

Everyone needs time to relax. Teens can enjoy some tactile therapy with moon sand (also known as cloud dough). Simply mix together the ingredients and enjoy. Teens can form shapes, or simply enjoy the sensation between their fingers.

 

For 7th through 12th grades.

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Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Adults

Description:

Calling all crafters! Do you love to sew/embroider, knit/crochet, draw/paint, scrapbook? No time or space to work on your special projects at home? Would you enjoy learning or teaching a craft? Join the Crafty Sew & Sews! Friends, fun, crafts & snacks.  Sessions are 4 hours long, and attendees can drop in and leave at any time.

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Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Teens

Description:

Do you love Anime?  Teens are welcome to join our Anime Club.  We enjoy an anime selection and related crafts or trivia contest.  Snacks and drinks provided!

 

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.


Date: Thursday, July 18
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Washington Park Library
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Program Type: Early Literacy, Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

The Book Buddies Pony Express Therapy Dogs, in partnership with the Washington Park Library, are offering children a way to improve their reading skills in a unique and fun environment. This program utilizes therapy dogs as the listeners for children of all ages and reading levels.  Drop in anytime during this 90 minute session.

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Date: Friday, July 19
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children aged 0-6 and their caregivers are invited to learn and play together in the East Hills Storytime Room with the early literacy toy collection. In addition, we will sing songs and fingerplays featuring rhythm instruments, ribbon wands, scarves and shakers.

Each family in attendance receives a free book to add to their home library. For more information, contact the East Hills Library at 236-2136.

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.

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This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Children 8 and under must always be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.


Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Community Events, Local History/Genealogy, Miscellaneous
Ages: Adults

Description:

Do you remember where you were when we landed on the moon?  Do you remember what you were doing when the Twin Towers fell?  Or when the Berlin Wall came down?  Major events lock that time in our memories.  we are excited to share everyone's stories.  Join us for this open conversation with light refreshments.

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.


Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

Blast in to the library as we celebrate National Space Exploration Day, which commemorates man first landing on the moon 50 years ago!

We'll visit different 'space' stations including an astronaut training obstacle course, crafts, games and snacks.

Intended for ages 3-8, but the whole family is welcome!

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Disclaimer(s):
This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Children 8 and under must always be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.


Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Off Site
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Adults

Description:

Sip on an adult beverage (or pop...we won't judge) while discussing an adult fiction or young adult fiction book picked by the librarian.

July's book is The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff.

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