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Date: Saturday, November 27
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
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Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

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The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library Holiday Book Sale will take place in the lobby of the East Hills Library beginning November 9 and running through December 31.  Sale open during library hours.  

Hardback books are $2

Paperback books, DVDs and CDs are $1

Cash, checks and cards accepted.  

 

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Date: Wednesday, December 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

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Ms. Jess from the East Hills Library and Ms. Misty from the Downtown Library will be hosting one-on-one Zoom visits upon request with local library families.

During your personalized session, children can read to their librarian, hear a story, talk about new and exciting things, introduce their pets-- whatever boost YOUR family could use during these unprecedented times.

Once we receive your family's registration request, we will call you to set up an appointment and discuss the details.

Use the form below to Book-A-Librarian today, space is limited!

 

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Date: Wednesday, December 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Cross-Branch
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

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During December visit any of our four locations to check out any library item and receive a FREE coloring book! We have coloring books for all ages, while supplies last. 

Happy Holidays!

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Date: Thursday, December 9
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

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Join Ms. Misty and friends for a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  Please register to receive Zoom link and get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun!

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Date: Thursday, December 9
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Ages: Teens

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The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet on the second and fourth* Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. In December we will read and discuss One of the Good Ones by Maika and Maritza Moulite. A family is left reeling after their teen activist daughter and sister is killed under mysterious circumstances. This book deals with race relations, murder mystery and social activism.

Seats are limited and registration is required. Books will be provided and are available for pick up on the first of the month. To get your copy of this month's book, email Josh at jswindler@sjpl.lib.mo.us.

*December will only have one meeting due to the Christmas holiday.

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Date: Friday, December 10
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Downtown Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Adults

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In the mood for some ho-ho-ho-made fun? We have the materials and know-how for you to make small Santa hats with felt and cotton batting. All you'll need is a hot glue gun and a visit to the library to pick up your kit.

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Date: Friday, December 10
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Teens, Adults

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In a reading slump? Let Kelsey fix that for you!

Check out the library's YouTube channel for First Chapter Friday! Videos will feature Kelsey reading the first chapter of a recently released Young Adult book to help you discover your next read.

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Date: Saturday, December 11
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
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Program Type: STEAM
Ages: Children

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Grow your own crystals! Shape pipe cleaners into a candy cane or snowflake, then soak them in a borax solution and wait for the crystals to grow. They will make a great decoration when done!

Due to the borax, this kit will require adult assistance and is best for ages 8 and up. Register to reserve your kit. This kit includes a glass container, therefore, it can only be picked up at East Hills.

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