Date: Monday, August 9
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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. Please note the day/time change for the summer!

July 12: Cave and Cliffs update 1.17: We'll explore some of the new features of the latest update. Will we be able to find an axolotl or some copper?

July 26: Parkour and Mini Games: How good are your parkour skills? Test them out in this challenge! We'll also play a few mini games if time allows.

August 9: Survival PVP: You'll have one hour to collect as many resources as you can, then the PVP begins! Who will be the last player standing?

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Date: Tuesday, August 10
Time: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library each week throughout the summer to grab an easy & fun Take N' Make Bag filled with assorted arts & crafts! 

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Date: Thursday, August 12
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Ages: Teens

Description:

 

The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4 p.m. to discuss books. In August we will read Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve. This book explores gender identity and going through high school while trying to find out who you are.

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: Friday, August 13
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Ages: Teens, Adults

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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, August 14
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Upcycle a used CD and some yarn into an awesome dreamcatcher! All supplies provided, including CD, yarn, beads and feathers.

Best for ages 7 and up. Register to reserve your kit.

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Date: Monday, August 23
Time: 4:45pm - 6:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

The monthly meeting of the St. Joseph Board of Trustees. The meeting will be hybrid-virtual.  The public is invited to attend the meeting in the Director's office at the Downtown Library.

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Date: Thursday, August 26
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Ages: Teens

Description:

 

The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4 p.m. to discuss books. In August we will read Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve. This book explores gender identity and going through high school while trying to find out who you are.

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: Wednesday, September 1
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: All Ages

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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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