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Upcoming Children’s Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Thursday, February 9
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Come and join us for our Spring Storytime session. We will meet weekly at the Downtown Library in the Storytime Room every Thursday at 10:30 AM. Join us as we read, sing, and play!

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Date: Thursday, February 9
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

We will be playing the movie Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) 1 hour and 24 minutes, G.

 

Bring a drink and we’ll hand out the free, fresh popped popcorn!

 

For questions, visit the Washington Park Library or call 816-232-2052.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date: Thursday, February 9
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Do you need a valentine box for your school party? Come make it with us at the library! We'll have boxes and supplies to cover them, you bring your creative ideas. Registration required, for grades K-6.

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Date: Saturday, February 11
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Miscellaneous
Ages: Children

Description:

Join yoga instructor, Jamie Davis for a morning of fun and yoga for kids ages 5-12.  Bring a yoga mat if you have one!

Registration is required.  Space is limited.

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Date: Monday, February 13
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Come join Miss Amanda at Washington Park for Storytimes!

There will be...

*Music

*Dancing

*Reading

*Crafts

*...and More!

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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, February 13
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Come and join us at the Downtown Library for a Valentine Box Workshop in our Storytime Room.

We will provide the box and supplies just bring your imagination! Program for children in grades K-6.

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Date: Monday, February 13
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Movies
Ages: Children, All Ages

Description:

Join us for Family Movie Night to see "Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown" in a theater setting. Linus points out that everyone has their own type of "security blanket" and in life a little security is a valuable thing. Feel free to bring your own 'Lovey' or 'secruity item.' 

Running Time: 60 minutes

Rating: G

All ages are welcome. You are welcome to bring a drink with lid and your own snacks. 

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Date: Tuesday, February 14
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun with Ms. Misty for preschool Storytime at the East Hills Library!

Activities will be geared toward ages 3-6.

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Date: Tuesday, February 14
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children, Teens

Description:

Come to Washington Park Library for and pick up a craft for Tricky Tuesday!

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Date: Tuesday, February 14
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 Ticket to Paradise (2022) 102 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: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Bring your wiggly toddlers to a storytime designed just for them!
Children, ages 18 months-3 years, and their caring adults, can participate in early literacy enhancing activities including books, songs, movement activities, finger plays and flannel stories.

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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: Wednesday, February 15
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.

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Date: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Walk, crawl or run for preschool storytime at the Carnegie Library during our winter/spring storytime session. Each session will end with a craft.

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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: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Gaming
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Come enjoy Pokémon themed crafts and activities! All supplies are provided. Bring your handheld games, cards, and art to share, battle, and trade with other Pokémon fans! All ages welcome. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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