Date: Saturday, April 20
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

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

This month we will be working together to create a large marble run using a Chaos Tower Marble Run Kit.

Registration encouraged as supplies are limited. For grades K-6.

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Date: Monday, April 22
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities at Washington Park Library's Preschool Storytime! Join Ms. Willa and Ms. Halee for stories, crafts, songs, dancing, puppets and more each and every Monday at 10 a.m.! 

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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, April 23
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Let the Adventure In and join us for hands-on fun at the annual Children's Fair!

The Children's Fair is a FREE interactive, literacy based event designed for infants through age 6 and their caregivers. For more information about the Children's Fair, please contact La'Sherrie Tyes at ltyes@youthalliance.org. 

 

 

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


Date: Tuesday, April 23
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun with Ms. Misty for preschool Storytime at the East Hills Library!

Activities will be geared toward ages 3-6.

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Date: Tuesday, April 23
Time: 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Children

Description:

Come to Washington Park Library and watch a PG movie about a family of explorers who find themselves in uncharted land with strange creatures. Can they come together and get back home?

Approximate running time of 106min.

Popcorn will be provided.

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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: Tuesday, April 23
Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Let the Adventure In and join us for hands-on fun at the annual Children's Fair!

The Children's Fair is a FREE interactive, literacy based event designed for infants through age 6 and their caregivers. For more information about the Children's Fair, please contact La'Sherrie Tyes at ltyes@youthalliance.org. 

 

 

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


Date: Tuesday, April 23
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 Time After Time (1979) 102 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, April 24
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, April 24
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, April 24
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, April 24
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: Thursday, April 25
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, April 25
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Monthly Board meeting of the SJPL Board of Trustees.

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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: Friday, April 26
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.


Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: All Ages

Description:

¡Acompáñanos en una noche de diversión jugando Lotería en la Biblioteca Downtown! Gana premios, disfruta de aperitivos, y diviértete por la noche en este evento en la biblioteca que tendrá a todos gritando ¡Buenas!

Join us for a fun night at the Downtown Library playing Lotería (Mexican Bingo)! You don't have to speak Spanish to win prizes, enjoy snacks, and have a fun night at the library during this program that's sure to have everyone shouting  ¡Buenas!

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Date: Monday, April 29
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities at Washington Park Library's Preschool Storytime! Join Ms. Willa and Ms. Halee for stories, crafts, songs, dancing, puppets and more each and every Monday at 10 a.m.! 

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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.

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: Monday, April 29
Time: 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Did you know wildflowers are pretty and attract helpful bees and insects? Come celebrate Earth Day with us! Plant wildflowers seeds to take home and start your very own flower garden!

Program best for children 3-10 years old. 

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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: Tuesday, April 30
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun with Ms. Misty for preschool Storytime at the East Hills Library!

Activities will be geared toward ages 3-6.

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Date: Tuesday, April 30
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 like a variety of crafts, games and movies, join us every Tuesday at Washington Park library! Children of all ages are welcome to attend Tricky Tuesday. 

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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: Tuesday, April 30
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 Vertigo (1958) 129 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, May 1
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, May 1
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Celebrate May Day at the library! Create a unique upcycled 'flower' arrangement on canvas. For grades K-6, while supplies last, no registration required. 

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Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Friends of SJPL Vintage & Collectible Book Sale. 

The sale is for 3 days only and will be held in the Book Sale Room on the Lower Level of the Downtown Library. 

The sale includes old, vintage, collectible or local interest books. Book prices begin at $2.

Saturday May 4, 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday, May 5, 11 am to 3 pm

Monday, May 6, 9 am to 5 pm

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Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 10:30am - 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 90 minute session.

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Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events, Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

May the 4th be with you. The Friends of Krug Park, City of SJ Parks Department, and St. Joseph Public Library are hosting a free movie at the Krug Park amphitheater. We're showing Solo A Star Wars Story (2018), Rated PG-13. 

The movie will begin after sunset and there will be popcorn and other refreshments for sale.

There is no cost to attend, but donations are welcome to help support the Friends of Krug Park.

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


Date: Sunday, May 5
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Friends of SJPL Vintage & Collectible Book Sale. 

The sale is for 3 days only and will be held in the Book Sale Room on the Lower Level of the Downtown Library. 

The sale includes old, vintage, collectible or local interest books. Book prices begin at $2.

Saturday May 4, 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday, May 5, 11 am to 3 pm

Monday, May 6, 9 am to 5 pm

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Date: Monday, May 6
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Friends of SJPL Vintage & Collectible Book Sale. 

The sale is for 3 days only and will be held in the Book Sale Room on the Lower Level of the Downtown Library. 

The sale includes old, vintage, collectible or local interest books. Book prices begin at $2.

Saturday May 4, 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday, May 5, 11 am to 3 pm

Monday, May 6, 9 am to 5 pm

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Date: Monday, May 6
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Come to the Downtown Library to make a cute Mother's Day craft. This can be a gift for Mom, Grandma,Aunt, or anyone special in you life!

This program is best for children ages 4-10.

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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: Tuesday, May 7
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 like a variety of crafts, games and movies, join us every Tuesday at Washington Park library! Children of all ages are welcome to attend Tricky Tuesday. 

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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: Tuesday, May 7
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 Steel Magnolias (1989) 118 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, May 8
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: Friday, May 10
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Hangout with other homeschool families in a casual atmosphere on the second Friday of each month. Some months will feature structured activites, and some will be more laid back. For all ages, no registration required. 

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Date: Saturday, May 11
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Do you like bugs? Join us as we make cute bug crafts.

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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: Monday, May 13
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

See Moana in an interactive way with props and activities throughout the movie, including singing along!

For all ages, please register so we make sure to have enough prop bags prepared.

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Date: Tuesday, May 14
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 like a variety of crafts, games and movies, join us every Tuesday at Washington Park library! Children of all ages are welcome to attend Tricky Tuesday. 

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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: Tuesday, May 14
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 Mean Girls (2024) 112 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: Wednesday, May 15
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: Thursday, May 16
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Join us for Lego Club at the East Hills Library! Come meet with fellow LEGO enthusiasts each month for various LEGO challenges. Can you build it?

For grades K and up.

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Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

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

This month we will be building and racing Lego wind racers.

Registration encouraged as supplies are limited. For grades K-6.

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