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Upcoming Children’s Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Wednesday, June 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Cross-Branch
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Celebrate an Ocean of Possibilities with us this summer during our 2022 Summer Reading Program! Here is your chance to adopt your very own mini stuffed sea creature reading buddy. Each one is a surprise! 

Stop in to your preferred branch to pick yours up beginning June 1st. One per child, while supplies last. *Contains small parts, not intended for children under 3.

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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: Monday, June 27
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Come experience an Ocean of Possibilities as we dive into STEAM-style fun and learning!  Join us on Mondays in June for some hands-on experiments and games!  Ocean Creature Features will be explored in our last summer STEAM session.  Program best suited for ages 5-12.

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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.

This program involves paint or other materials that can be messy. Please wear clothing that is okay to get stained.


Date: Tuesday, June 28
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last. 

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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: Friday, July 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Stop by the East Hills Library to pick up a keychain you can customize with your own drawing or photograph!

Available beginning July 1, while supplies last. Don't forget to check out a few books or movies while you are here!

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Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children ages 2-6 years and their grown-ups can learn while playing at our weekly Messy Munchkins sessions in June and July. Each week we’ll have child-directed play time where little ones can explore, learn, and yes, get messy all while having fun!

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