Date: Wednesday, January 22
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

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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.

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


Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens

Description:

Teens can get together at the library on the fourth Thursday of the month for gaming fun at this drop in program.

We'll have access to the Nintendo Switch and Wii as well as various board and card games. Come hang out and play some games!

For ages 12-17 AND in grades 7-12.

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Date: Saturday, January 25
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Community Events, Diversity, Lectures/Speakers, Storytimes
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for the January installment of Celebrating All of Us. We will have a representative from the Judaic, Islamic and Christian faith traditions to talk about the core of their religion, read a storytime book about their religion and have a Q&A session.

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Date: Monday, January 27
Time: 4:45pm - 6:30pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees begins at 5:00 p.m.  The Budget/Personnel Committee meets at 4:45 p.m.  Both meetings are open to the public.

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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, January 28
Time: 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Enjoy a free movie and popcorn with friends!

Toy Story 4- G- 100 minutes, 2019

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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: Tuesday, January 28
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

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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.

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


Date: Wednesday, January 29
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

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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.

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


Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens

Description:

The Library is the ultimate battle ground. Build forts, capture flags, and defend your base using the safest weapon in the world: the Nerf gun. Nerf guns and ammunition will be provided, and so will snacks!

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


Date: Saturday, February 1
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, February 1
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers, Local History/Genealogy
Ages: Children, Teens, Adults

Description:

Trevor Tutt, Curator for the St. Joseph Museums, will discuss Charles S. L. Baker. Baker was born into slavery in Savannah, MO in the mid-1800s. He helped found the Home for Aged and Dependent Ex-Slaves in St. Joseph and invented a friction heater that was used to heat train cars and homes across the United States. Though his invention provided nearly free energy and his businesses were wildly successful, few know who he is today. 

This presentation is the result of a collaboration between the St. Joseph Museums, Inc., and the Missouri State Museum’s traveling Boom! The Rise and Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts exhibit. 

 

This month's History Speaks will be at the Bartlett Center.

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Date: Monday, February 3
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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: Monday, February 3
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

East Hills Library Family Movie Night:

This month’s movie is Abominable (2019) [PG], running time of 1 hour 37 minutes
Attendees are welcome to bring snacks and drinks with lids.

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!

No need to register but call 236-2136 or visit the East Hills Library if you have any questions.

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Date: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Get ready for a lovely Valentine's Day!  We have lots of craft supplies for you to create anything your heart desires! Make your own Valentine's box, cards, gifts, etc. while eating yummy Valentine's sugar cookies!  All supplies provided. K-12th graders

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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, February 4
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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, February 4
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Full Details »

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.

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


Date: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

The monthly meeting of the LEGO Club where all Lego enthusiasts from Kindergarten on up are invited to come and build with us. This month's theme is Handful of Bricks! What can you create with 50 bricks or less? We can't wait to see! Participants are encouraged to bring their own LEGOs, but we have some too.

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Date: Wednesday, February 5
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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, February 5
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

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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.

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


Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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: Saturday, February 8
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Join Ms. Elizabeth on the second Saturday of the month for STEAM Saturday! Each month we will do a project or activity that emphasises one of the steam components: Science Technology Engineering Art Math.

For Grades K-6

This month's project is a Valentine Box Workshop! 

Need a box to hold your Valentines? Get creative at the library and make a fantastic Valentine box! We will provide the boxes/containers and basic craft supplies. You just bring your creativity and imagination!

Please register by Feb. 6th.

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Date: Saturday, February 8
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

For teens and adults. 

Get your board game geek on at the library!

Each month, our local tabletop gaming expert will introduce a new game and walk the group through a round of gameplay. An assortment of additional games will be available to enjoy during this three-hour event. Open to all levels of gamers, ages 12+. Participants are welcome to bring their own games to share with the group. No prior gameplay experience is required.

The February TTGC meet-up will feature "Dungeon Royale" and "Boss Monster". Come join the fun!

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Date: Saturday, February 8
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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: Monday, February 10
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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: Monday, February 10
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Music
Ages: Teens, Adults, All Ages

Description:

We'll sing and strum along to music with chords and lyrics displayed on the movie screen in the theater. Feel free to bring any sheet or self-written music to share 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 at the library!

Participants must bring their own ukulele.

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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, February 11
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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, February 11
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Full Details »

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.

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


Date: Wednesday, February 12
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Full Details »

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.

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


Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Your Library, Our Future - Listening Sessions

We want to hear from you as we begin work on our next strategic plan.  Are we providing the materials, programs, and services that you need and want?  Do our open hours work with your schedule and needs?  Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve. 

We will be hosting two sessions at each library branch February 3 - 13.

There is no need to register, but please call Mary Beth Revels at 816-232-4038 or email at mrevels@sjpl.lib.mo.us if you have questions.

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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: Friday, February 14
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

What better way to celebrate a day off from school than doing some fun winter related crafts? Children through adults are welcomed.

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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, February 14
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Gaming, Movies
Ages: Teens

Description:

For teens in 7th through 12th grade (MUST be 12-18 AND in 7th through 12th grade). 

Looking for something to do on a Friday night?  Hang out at the library AFTER HOURS! Meet up with other teens, play games, watch movies, or play hide and go seek.  Light refreshments provided.  Sign up and permission slip required.

For more information contact the East Hills Library at 236-2136. Fill out this form to register.

Please print out and complete the attached permission form. Be sure to have BOTH the parent/guardian AND the teen sign the form and remember to bring it with you to the event.

 

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


Date: Saturday, February 15
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us any time between 1 and 3 to help celebrate National Gumdrop day with crafts (including a gumdrop catapult) and taste tests.

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Date: Saturday, February 15
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Diversity
Ages: Teens

Description:

Do you need a space where you can really just be who you are?  Every month, we'll have a fun activity in a safe space.  LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults ages 14-21 (and their allies) are invited to hang out, do some crafts and chat in an environment that is judgment free.  All are welcome, but open hearts and open minds are required to attend.  

For ages 14 - 21 years

This month's activity: Mosaic Coasters. (Note: these items will likely need to be picked up at a later date to allow time for setting.)

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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, February 18
Time: 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us for a free movie and popcorn! 

AbominablePG, 97 minutes, 2019

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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.

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


Date: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Full Details »

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.

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


Date: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Gaming, Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Come enjoy Pokemon themed crafts and activities! All supplies are provided. Bring your handheld games, cards, and art to share, battle, and trade with other Pokemon fans!

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Date: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventurers welcome.  Are you a Dungeon Master?  We need you!  Call 232-7729 and ask for Jen to discuss details.  

For ages 14 years and up!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Full Details »

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.

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


Date: Thursday, February 20
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Early Literacy, Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

The Book Buddies Pony Express Therapy Dogs, in partnership with the Washington Park 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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