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Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous
Ages: Children

Description:

If you and your child enjoy crafts, games, movies and a variety of fun activities, get to Washington Park Library for Tricky Tuesday! 

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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.

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.

This program involves paint or other materials that can be messy. Please wear clothing that is okay to get stained.


Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Our weekly movie event is hosted by professional movie critic Bob Shultz. This week’s movie is Goodfellas (1990) 148 Minutes, R. 


Hard of hearing? We have t-coil looping technology installed in the theater for hearing aids. Thank you to the Sertoma Club of St. Joseph for providing this state-of-the-art technology in the theater!

Bring a drink and we’ll hand out the free, fresh popped popcorn! For questions, visit the East Hills Library or call 236-2136.

Thank you to the Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library for underwriting support of this program.

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Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Bring your wiggly toddlers to a storytime designed just for them!
Children, ages 18 months-3 years, and their caring adults, can participate in early literacy enhancing activities including books, songs, movement activities, finger plays and flannel stories.

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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: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year. Available every Wednesday. While supplies last.

 

Not recommended for children under 3.

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Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Walk, crawl or run for storytime at the Carnegie Library. Each session will end with a craft.

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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: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Test your knowledge and answer questions form an array of categories to figure out who is the smartest kid in the library.

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Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Adults

Description:

Book Club sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Carnegie librarian Jenny Ellis will host the virtual cozy mystery book club Murder, She Read.

February's book will be Juniper Bean Resorts to Murder by Gracie Ruth Mitchell. The author will be joining us.

All 4 branches have a print book (please check with your preferred branch for availability) and the audio is available through Hoopla.

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Date: Thursday, February 29
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Spring storytimes at the Downtown Library Thursdays at 10:30 AM for children birth-5 years old.

Enjoy a couple stories and a craft activity. Make some new friends! We hope to see you there. 

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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: Thursday, February 29
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Adults

Description:

This is a club for all those who love Magic the Gathering! Bring your own Magic the Gathering commander format* deck to battle and destroy your friends and strangers! The Commander format is all about picking your hero and building a deck around them. In this casual, multiplayer format, you choose a legendary creature to serve as your commander and build the rest of your deck around their color identity and unique abilities. The deck must have 100 cards, including your commander and power level 8 and under decks recommended. Time to devour your enemies! 

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Date: Friday, March 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children, Teens, All Ages

Description:

Help us celebrate both "Youth Art Month (TM)" and "National Reading Month" with our Third Annual Mini Canvas Art Contest! The theme is "Reading" and the contest is for grades K-12. The mini canvas artwork will be on display at the East Hills Library throughout the month of March. The public is invited to vote for their favorite piece in each age category, so tell your friends and family! There will also be guest judges who are professional artists. 

Award ceremony will be on April 11th at 6 p.m. (attendance not required).

For more information, please call the East Hills Children's Department at 816-236-1424.

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Date: Friday, March 1
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Join Ms. Misty for bounces, books, songs & more early literacy fun for our newest readers. For babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Approximate running time is 20 minutes.

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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.