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

Description:

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, May 10
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Learn a basic weaving technique and create your own woven bookmarks using straws and yarn with our Straw Weaving Take and Make kit beginning Monday, May 10th at the Downtown Library.  Kits can be routed to your preferred branch, please note which location when you register.

Check out our YouTube channel for instructions on how to create your bookmark.

Kits are limited!  Register for your kit today or call 232-3812 for more information!

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Date: Tuesday, May 11
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

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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Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 10:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.

 

Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.

 

***photo is an example of past crafts.

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Date: Thursday, May 13
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

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: Tuesday, May 18
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

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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Date: Wednesday, May 19
Time: 10:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.

 

Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.

 

***photo is an example of past crafts.

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Date: Thursday, May 20
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

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, May 20
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

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. 

Thursday, May 6:  Hide and Seek and other Mini Games

Thursday, May 20: Map Building: help us create a PVP arena

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Date: Monday, May 24
Time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

The St. Joseph Public Library invites older elementary children, tweens, and teens to meet up and share your poetry, writing, art, and other creative creations during our Virtual Creative Commons Zoom meet up.

Each month, we will meet to share our work as a supportive group, talk about fun projects to work on throughout the month, and socialize with other like-minded creative folks. 

Space is limited. Open to children and teens ages 9-17. Participants may upload their works to the Creative Commons shared Google Drive

Register using the form below to receive the Zoom link for the event.

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Date: Tuesday, May 25
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

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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Date: Wednesday, May 26
Time: 10:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.

 

Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.

 

***photo is an example of past crafts.

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Date: Thursday, May 27
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

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

Description:

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.

Click here for the monthly event with the registration form: Book-A-Librarian

 

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

Description:

Celebrate Tails and Tales with us this summer during our 2021 Summer Reading Program! Here is your chance to adopt your very own mini stuffed animal reading buddy, complete with adoption certificate and care instructions. Each one is a surprise! 

Stop in to your preferred branch to pick yours up beginning June 1st. One per child, while supplies last. 

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

Description:

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

Description:

Celebrate Tails and Tales with us this summer during our 2021 Summer Reading Program! Here is your chance to adopt your very own mini stuffed animal reading buddy, complete with adoption certificate and care instructions. Each one is a surprise! 

Stop in to your preferred branch to pick yours up beginning June 1st. One per child, while supplies last. 

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Date: Tuesday, June 1
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

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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Date: Wednesday, June 2
Time: 10:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.

 

Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.

 

***photo is an example of past crafts.

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Date: Thursday, June 3
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

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: Friday, June 4
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join us for a weekly fairy tale themed scavenger hunt at our library branches.

This week's story is "The Little Red Hen," watch the video on our Fairy Tale Friday Playlist then visit each of our library branches to locate one of the four hidden story components and collect the corresponding card. Receive an activity badge in Beanstack when you have completed those five activities. 

Collect all 36 cards to make a puzzle at the end of the summer!

See our website for the full details of this summer-long activity. 

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Date: Monday, June 7
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

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!

Monday, June 7: Player Vs. Player in our new arena.

Monday, June 21: Creative Redstone building: learn the basics of redstone and command blocks.

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Date: Monday, June 7
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Music
Ages: Teens, Adults, All Ages

Description:

Come and say hello to a uke-lovin' group via Zoom. We'll sing and strum along to music with chords and lyrics; feel free to share your favorites with the group. While beginners are welcome, this class is intended for uke players with a basic understanding of chords and strumming. It's a fun opportunity to meet new ukulele friends, practice the art of strumming and singing songs, and celebrate music with the library!

Register to receive the zoom meeting link. 

Limited to 10 users. 

Play along on your own time, using our collection of fun songs on the Sing and Strum Along Playlist

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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 8
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

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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SJPL Reads!: Virtual Pre-Recorded Storytimes

SJPL Sprouts: Growing Lifelong Readers