Date: Friday, October 15
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: 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: 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: 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: Monday, October 25
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Teens

Description:

Teens- stop by Washington Park Library to grab books and a take n' make craft! Materials are limited, contactless pickup only. Call to get signed up! 

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Date: Wednesday, October 27
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Teens

Description:

Pick up a kit from your preferred library to make a yarn pumpkin!

 

Supplies are limited and registration is required. 

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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: Thursday, October 28
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Ages: Teens

Description:

The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. In September we will read and discuss Untold: Defining Moments of the Uprooted. This Collection of essays explores the lives of South Asian girls and their experiences throughout the world.

Seats are limited and registration is required. Books will be provided and are available for pick up on the first of the month. To get your copy of this month's book, email Josh at jswindler@sjpl.lib.mo.us.

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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: 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: 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: 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: Monday, November 8
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Teens

Description:

Teens- stop by Washington Park Library to grab books and a take n' make craft! Materials are limited, contactless pickup only. Call to get signed up! 

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Date: Wednesday, November 10
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Teens

Description:

School is stressful!  Grab a spa day kit to give yourself a well deserved relaxation day at home. Kits include ingredients for an oatmeal facemask*, a scented candle, and a relaxing tea. Pick up your kit at your preferred library beginning November 10th. Kits are limited and registration is required.  For more information, please call Josh at 232-3812.

*May contain allergens.

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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: Wednesday, November 10
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Teens

Description:

A virtual monthly meetup where aspiring young writers discuss their works, gain feedback, and explore exciting new trends in literature.

Registration is required for this Zoom event.  For questions, please contact Josh at 232-3812 or jswindler@sjpl.lib.mo.us

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Date: Thursday, November 11
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Ages: Teens

Description:

 

The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet on the second and fourth* Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. In November we will read and discuss One of the Good Ones by Maika and Maritza Moulite. A family is left reeling after their teen activist daughter and sister is killed under mysterious circumstances. This book deals with race relations, murder mystery and social activism.

Seats are limited and registration is required. Books will be provided and are available for pick up on the first of the month. To get your copy of this month's book, email Josh at jswindler@sjpl.lib.mo.us.

*November will only have one meeting due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Date: Friday, November 12
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
Room:
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

In a reading slump? Let Kelsey fix that for you!

Check out the library's YouTube channel for First Chapter Friday! Videos will feature Kelsey reading the first chapter of a recently released Young Adult book to help you discover your next read.

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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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Gateway Readers Award Nominees:

Truman Reads Award Nominees: