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Date: Thursday, July 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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If you miss us as much as we miss you, here is your chance to see your favorite library friends through Book-A-Librarian!

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: Monday, July 26
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Local History/Genealogy
Ages: Adults

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The Fourth Annual Local History Week and Founders Day will focus on Local History, Genealogy, and Preservation. We will have walking tours, pop-up exhibits, workshops, and more. We will also have kits that can be checked out to help you preserve your family history. Check out our Local History Week page or Facebook page for more details!

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Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Children, Teens

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We will have a bi-weekly 1.5 hour Minecraft playing session using the Bedrock edition (this is the version that Windows 10, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS all use). We also connect via Zoom to make communication during the game easier.

Fill out the registration form to save your spot and receive the Zoom link. Please note the day/time change for the summer!

July 12: Cave and Cliffs update 1.17: We'll explore some of the new features of the latest update. Will we be able to find an axolotl or some copper?

July 26: Parkour and Mini Games: How good are your parkour skills? Test them out in this challenge! We'll also play a few mini games if time allows.

August 9: Survival PVP: You'll have one hour to collect as many resources as you can, then the PVP begins! Who will be the last player standing?

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Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 4:45pm - 6:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

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The monthly meeting of the St. Joseph Board of Trustees. The meeting will be hybrid-virtual.  The public is invited to attend the meeting in the Director's office at the Downtown Library.

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Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Adults

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Do you love reading?  Do you enjoy talking about what you're reading?  You should join us for our Friends Book Club Downtown.  The fourth Monday of every month will discuss a different title.  Call Chelsea for more information at 816-232-7729.

This month we will discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.

This club will be held via Zoom. To join the group and receive the link, email cphipps@sjpl.lib.mo.us.

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Date: Tuesday, July 27
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

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Virtual SJPL Reads with a friendly Youth Services Librarian!  Check out the library's YouTube SJPL Reads playlist every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities for all ages to enjoy.

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