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: 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: 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: Saturday, July 2
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Join us the first Saturday of every month to have fun with a tabletop or video game. Examples of games that are available to play are Betrayal at House on the Hill, Ticket to Ride, and 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 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: Thursday, July 7
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Performances
Ages: Teens

Description:

We want to bring teens from all experiences and backgrounds who have a shared love for acting together. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, we hope that you will join us for a fun camp filled with learning, games, and lots of fun. Free of charge!

In the third installment of our Teen Theatre series we will learn the basics of set design. From making canvas walls, to shredding the perfect zombie costume we’ll get you set up for your future in theatre! 

*Registration and completed permission form are required. 

 

 

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This program requires a parent or legal guardian to sign a permission form before underage attendee can participate.


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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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.


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: 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: Wednesday, July 13
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Lectures/Speakers, Miscellaneous
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Being an adult is hard. Especially when everyone else makes it look so easy.  Here’s a tip, everybody struggles with being an adult. But we can help! We can’t teach you everything, but in this series of programs designed for teens and young adults, we will show you some of the basics. 

In this segment of adulting 101 we will give you some tips on caring for your mental health. Everyone needs to practice self-care, but some people find it hard taking time out of their busy schedules to even think about themselves. Join Harriet Gordon as she shows you how to practice self-care.

 

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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: 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: 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: 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: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens

Description:

Whether you dream of attaining fame as a chess grandmaster or have never played and are curious about what the horses are called, then chess club is for you! We will meet once a month to play chess and talk strategy.  All skill levels welcome.

While attending a library program, masks may be required.  Space is limited. 

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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: 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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