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

Description:

Celebrate an Ocean of Possibilities with us this summer during our 2022 Summer Reading Program! Here is your chance to adopt your very own mini stuffed sea creature reading buddy. Each one is a surprise! 

Stop in to your preferred branch to pick yours up beginning June 1st. One per child, while supplies last. *Contains small parts, not intended for children under 3.

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Date: Saturday, June 25
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Bring your entire family to the library for storytime!!! Each session will end with a craft. Weather permitting we will be outside in the park.

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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: Monday, June 27
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Come experience an Ocean of Possibilities as we dive into STEAM-style fun and learning!  Join us on Mondays in June for some hands-on experiments and games!  Ocean Creature Features will be explored in our last summer STEAM session.  Program best suited for ages 5-12.

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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.

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


Date: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last. 

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Date: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Dive into science and make waves as we explore the vast seas with Mad Science this week at your library!

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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: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Dive into science and make waves as we explore the vast seas with Mad Science this week at your library!

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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: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Dive into science and make waves as we explore the vast seas with Mad Science this week at your library!

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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: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 Jaws (1975) 124 minutes, PG.


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, June 29
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Dive into science and make waves as we explore the vast seas with Mad Science this week at your library!

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Disclaimer(s):
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: Thursday, June 30
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us as we do crafts in the park outside the library. Intended for all ages. In the case of rain or extreme heat the event will be moved indoors.

Take and make kits of leftover crafts will be available while supplies last.

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Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Stop by the East Hills Library to pick up a keychain you can customize with your own drawing or photograph!

Available beginning July 1, while supplies last. Don't forget to check out a few books or movies while you are here!

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Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children ages 2-6 years and their grown-ups can learn while playing at our weekly Messy Munchkins sessions in June and July. Each week we’ll have child-directed play time where little ones can explore, learn, and yes, get messy all while having fun!

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Date: Saturday, July 2
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

The Book Buddies Pony Express Therapy Dogs, in partnership with the East Hills 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 2 hour session.

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Date: Tuesday, July 5
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last. 

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Date: Tuesday, July 5
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) 106 minutes, PG-13.


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: Thursday, July 7
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us as we do crafts in the park outside the library. Intended for all ages. In the case of rain or extreme heat the event will be moved indoors.

Take and make kits of leftover crafts will be available while supplies last.

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Date: Friday, July 8
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children ages 2-6 years and their grown-ups can learn while playing at our weekly Messy Munchkins sessions in June and July. Each week we’ll have child-directed play time where little ones can explore, learn, and yes, get messy all while having fun!

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Date: Saturday, July 9
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Miscellaneous
Ages: Children

Description:

Join yoga instructor, Jamie Davis for a morning of fun and yoga for kids ages 5-12.  Bring a yoga mat if you have one!

Registration is required.  Space is limited.

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Date: Saturday, July 9
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Bring your entire family to the library for storytime!!! Each session will end with a craft. Weather permitting we will be outside in the park.

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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: Monday, July 11
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

We will kick off our Shark Week with a Family Movie Night featuring Pixar/Disney's "Finding Dory," with her whale shark friend Destiny!

Running Time: 103 minutes

Rating: PG

All ages are welcome. Popcorn provided while supplies last. You are welcome to bring a drink with lid. 

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Date: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Make a shark craft in the children’s area anytime today to celebrate Shark Week.

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Date: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last. 

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Date: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Conservationist Sarah is NOT afraid of sharks, and you shouldn't be either!  Join us to learn all about the importance of sharks to our oceans and the big role they play in the ecosystem this week at your library.

 

 

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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: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Conservationist Sarah is NOT afraid of sharks, and you shouldn't be either!  Join us to learn all about the importance of sharks to our oceans and the big role they play in the ecosystem, this week at your library.

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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: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Conservationist Sarah is NOT afraid of sharks, and you shouldn't be either!  Join us to learn all about the importance of sharks to our oceans and the big role they play in the ecosystem this week at your library.

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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: Tuesday, July 12
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 The Goonies (1985) 114 minutes, PG.


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, July 13
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Are you GILL-ty of dog-earing the pages of your books?
Save your book pages and pick up this JAWsome kit to make an origami shark bookmark!

Available at East Hills, beginning July 13, while supplies last. 

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Date: Wednesday, July 13
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Conservationist Sarah is NOT afraid of sharks, and you shouldn't be either!  Join us to learn all about the importance of sharks to our oceans and the big role they play in the ecosystem this week at your library.

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Disclaimer(s):
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: Thursday, July 14
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us as we do crafts in the park outside the library. Intended for all ages. In the case of rain or extreme heat the event will be moved indoors.

Take and make kits of leftover crafts will be available while supplies last.

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Date: Thursday, July 14
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Join us for another shark week activity! We will be like a cookie-cutter shark and cut out shapes from dough, both edible and not! 

For grades K-8, registration encouraged.

 

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Date: Friday, July 15
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children ages 2-6 years and their grown-ups can learn while playing at our weekly Messy Munchkins sessions in June and July. Each week we’ll have child-directed play time where little ones can explore, learn, and yes, get messy all while having fun!

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Date: Saturday, July 16
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Join us on the third Saturday each month for a fun STEAM activity!

This month we will be catching some rays and celelbrating Shark Week with a shark suncathcer!

For grades K-8, supplies limited, registration encouraged.

 

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Date: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last. 

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Date: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for hands-on water exploration with the Griffon Mobile Lab and their scientists this week at your library!

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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: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for hands-on water exploration with the Griffon Mobile Lab and their scientists this week at your library!

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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: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Community Focus Group to assist the St. Joseph Public Library in developing our next Long Range Plan.  We are especially interested in talking to people at this meeting who do not currently use library services.  Call Director Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us to learn more.

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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: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for hands-on water exploration with the Griffon Mobile Lab and their scientists this week at your library!

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Disclaimer(s):
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: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 Death on the Nile (2022) 127 minutes, PG-13.


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: Tuesday, July 19
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Community Focus Group to assist the St. Joseph Public Library in developing our next Long Range Plan.  We are especially interested in talking to people at this meeting who do not currently use library services.  Call Director Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us to learn more.

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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: Wednesday, July 20
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Performances
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for hands-on water exploration with the Griffon Mobile Lab and their scientists this week at your library!

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Disclaimer(s):
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: Thursday, July 21
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us as we do crafts in the park outside the library. Intended for all ages. In the case of rain or extreme heat the event will be moved indoors.

Take and make kits of leftover crafts will be available while supplies last.

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Date: Thursday, July 21
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

The monthly meeting of the LEGO Club where all Lego enthusiasts from kindergarten on up are invited to build and share their creations with us. Participants are encouraged to bring their own LEGOs, but we have some too.  The theme for our July meeting is Sharknado!

Space is limited.

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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: Friday, July 22
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children ages 2-6 years and their grown-ups can learn while playing at our weekly Messy Munchkins sessions in June and July. Each week we’ll have child-directed play time where little ones can explore, learn, and yes, get messy all while having fun!

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Date: Saturday, July 23
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Bring your entire family to the library for storytime!!! Each session will end with a craft. Weather permitting we will be outside in the park.

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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.

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