Date: Friday, October 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: Saturday, October 16
Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library Fall Book Sale will be at the East Hills Shopping Center (by the Carousel). Over 20,000 books, DVDs and CDs for all ages. Hardback books are $2, Paperback books, DVDs and CDs are $1. Cash, check and credit accepted.
SALE HOURS:
October 14 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friends Members Only Preview Sale.
October 14 - 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
October 15 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 16 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 17 - Noon - 5 p.m. (1/2 Price Day)
October 18 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ($3 Bag and $6 Box Sale)

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Date: Sunday, October 17
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors!

Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Watch, make, and read using the resources on our Checkers TV webpage: sjpl.lib.mo.us/ctv

All four branches of the St. Joseph Public Library have free print outs and supplies available for the crafts and activities featured in Checkers TV. Materials available while supplies last. 

For direct video access, visit the St. Joseph Public Library’s Checkers TV Playlist.

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Date: Sunday, October 17
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Everything is 1/2 Price on October 17!  

The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library Fall Book Sale will be at the East Hills Shopping Center (by the Carousel). Over 20,000 books, DVDs and CDs for all ages. Hardback books are $2, Paperback books, DVDs and CDs are $1. Cash, check and credit accepted.
SALE HOURS:
October 14 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friends Members Only Preview Sale.
October 14 - 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
October 15 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 16 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 17 - Noon - 5 p.m. (1/2 Price Day)
October 18 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ($3 Bag and $6 Box Sale)

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Date: Monday, October 18
Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Bag ($3) and Box ($6) Sale Day is October 18!

The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library Fall Book Sale will be at the East Hills Shopping Center (by the Carousel). Over 20,000 books, DVDs and CDs for all ages. Hardback books are $2, Paperback books, DVDs and CDs are $1. Cash, check and credit accepted.
SALE HOURS:
October 14 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friends Members Only Preview Sale.
October 14 - 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
October 15 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 16 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 17 - Noon - 5 p.m. (1/2 Price Day)
October 18 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ($3 Bag and $6 Box Sale)

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Date: Monday, October 18
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

From 4 - 7 p.m. on October 18 ONLY, non-profits and teachers can get free books at the Fall Book Sale.  Must show school ID or tax exempt letter.

The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library Fall Book Sale will be at the East Hills Shopping Center (by the Carousel). Over 20,000 books, DVDs and CDs for all ages. Hardback books are $2, Paperback books, DVDs and CDs are $1. Cash, check and credit accepted.
SALE HOURS:
October 14 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friends Members Only Preview Sale.
October 14 - 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
October 15 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 16 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 17 - Noon - 5 p.m. (1/2 Price Day)
October 18 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ($3 Bag and $6 Box Sale)

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Date: Tuesday, October 19
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: Tuesday, October 19
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Children

Description:

Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Ms. Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit. 

Grab your kit each Tuesday between 3 & 6 p.m. at Washington Park Library using our contactless pick-up service.

Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Call Sarah at Washington Park Library to check availability. 

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Date: Wednesday, October 20
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.

 

***photo is an example of past craft.

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Date: Thursday, October 21
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: Sunday, October 24
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors!

Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Watch, make, and read using the resources on our Checkers TV webpage: sjpl.lib.mo.us/ctv

All four branches of the St. Joseph Public Library have free print outs and supplies available for the crafts and activities featured in Checkers TV. Materials available while supplies last. 

For direct video access, visit the St. Joseph Public Library’s Checkers TV Playlist.

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Date: Tuesday, October 26
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: Tuesday, October 26
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Children

Description:

Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Ms. Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit. 

Grab your kit each Tuesday between 3 & 6 p.m. at Washington Park Library using our contactless pick-up service.

Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Call Sarah at Washington Park Library to check availability. 

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Date: Wednesday, October 27
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.

 

***photo is an example of past craft.

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Date: Wednesday, October 27
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Children

Description:

Do you love wizards? Do you dream about what your wand will be made of?  Then join us for this recurring program where we will talk all things wizards and witches and have some fun activities revolving around the magical wizarding world.

Registration is required to attend the Zoom meeting.

This club is intended for ages 10-14.  

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Date: Thursday, October 28
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: Sunday, October 31
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors!

Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Watch, make, and read using the resources on our Checkers TV webpage: sjpl.lib.mo.us/ctv

All four branches of the St. Joseph Public Library have free print outs and supplies available for the crafts and activities featured in Checkers TV. Materials available while supplies last. 

For direct video access, visit the St. Joseph Public Library’s Checkers TV Playlist.

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Date: Monday, November 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join the Saint Joseph Public Library in a 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge!

How quickly can we get to 100 Acts of Kindness?

Come in to any of our four locations to choose an act from our Kindness board then return it with your initials once the act of kindness is complete. Post on social media with the hashtag #actsofkindnessSJPL to encourage others to participate as well!

Children grades K-6 can also receive a STEAM Take and Make Kit, which features assorted supplies to assist them in completing a variety of kind acts. Register here.

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

Description:

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: Monday, November 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join the Saint Joseph Public Library in a 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge!

How quickly can we get to 100 Acts of Kindness?

Come in to any of our four locations to choose an act from our Kindness board then return it with your initials once the act of kindness is complete. Post on social media with the hashtag #actsofkindnessSJPL to encourage others to participate as well!

Children grades K-6 can also receive a STEAM Take and Make Kit, which features assorted supplies to assist them in completing a variety of kind acts. Register here.

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

Description:

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

Description:

Celebrate Picture Book Month all through November! Stop by any branch of the St. Joseph Public Library and choose from a variety of picture book bundles, or ask us to create a custom bundle, just for you! Be sure to enter our drawing for a classic book and toy set for ages 0-8.

 

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Date: Monday, November 1
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Miscellaneous
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Celebrate Picture Book Month all through November! Stop by any branch of the St. Joseph Public Library and choose from a variety of picture book bundles, or ask us to create a custom bundle, just for you! Be sure to enter our drawing for a classic book and toy set for ages 0-8.

 

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Date: Monday, November 1
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, November 2
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: Tuesday, November 2
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Children

Description:

Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Ms. Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit. 

Grab your kit each Tuesday between 3 & 6 p.m. at Washington Park Library using our contactless pick-up service.

Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Call Sarah at Washington Park Library to check availability. 

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Date: Wednesday, November 3
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.

 

***photo is an example of past craft.

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Date: Thursday, November 4
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: Sunday, November 7
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors!

Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Watch, make, and read using the resources on our Checkers TV webpage: sjpl.lib.mo.us/ctv

All four branches of the St. Joseph Public Library have free print outs and supplies available for the crafts and activities featured in Checkers TV. Materials available while supplies last. 

For direct video access, visit the St. Joseph Public Library’s Checkers TV Playlist.

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Date: Monday, November 8
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Tom Turkey has a problem.  He needs to escape from the farm, and fast!  Using balloons and feathers, help Tom build a rocket that will have him racing away from the farm faster than you can say, "gobble gobble".  

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

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Date: Tuesday, November 9
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: Tuesday, November 9
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Children

Description:

Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Ms. Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit. 

Grab your kit each Tuesday between 3 & 6 p.m. at Washington Park Library using our contactless pick-up service.

Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Call Sarah at Washington Park Library to check availability. 

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Date: Wednesday, November 10
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.

 

***photo is an example of past craft.

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Date: Thursday, November 11
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: Saturday, November 13
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

November 13th is World Kindness Day!

This kit contains sidewalk chalk to create kind messages on the sidewalks, scrapbook and stationary paper to make 'Thank You' notes for community helpers (or whoever you want to thank!), compliment cards to hand out, and a list of other ideas for you to do.

You can post your kindness acts on social media with the hashtag #actsofkindnessSJPL.

Also, be sure to check out our 100 Acts of Kindness challenge!

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Date: Sunday, November 14
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors!

Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Watch, make, and read using the resources on our Checkers TV webpage: sjpl.lib.mo.us/ctv

All four branches of the St. Joseph Public Library have free print outs and supplies available for the crafts and activities featured in Checkers TV. Materials available while supplies last. 

For direct video access, visit the St. Joseph Public Library’s Checkers TV Playlist.

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SJPL Reads!: Virtual Pre-Recorded Storytimes

SJPL Sprouts: Growing Lifelong Readers