Date: Monday, October 21
Time: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Location: Off Site
Room:
Program Type: Community Events
Ages: All Ages

Description:

The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library annual fall book sale is October 17-21 at the East Hills Shopping Center near the carousel. There will be over 10,000 items at the sale sorted into 35 different fiction and non-fiction categories. All hardback books, DVDs and CDs are $2 and all paperback books are $1. There will also be a half price day and a bag ($3) and box ($6) day.  Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted at the sale. All funds raised help support the Summer Reading Program at all the libraries.

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Date: Monday, October 21
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Join Ms. Misty for bounces, books, songs & more early literacy fun for our newest readers. For babies birth to 35 months and their caregivers. Approximate running time is 25 minutes.

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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, October 21
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children six and under are invited to an exciting storytime with Miss Sarah! Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities!

  • Stories
  • Crafts
  • Puppets
  • Singing 
  • Dancing

... and more!

Each child receives a free book to expand their home library! 


 

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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: Monday, October 21
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Do you love the Who Was books & Netflix series? We do too!  Not sure what we’re talking about? That’s okay, you’ll still have fun! Join us on Monday afternoons as we discover cool facts and try fun activities related to the lives of inventors, authors, artists and more famous and important people featured in the Who Was book series. No extra reading required!    

Did you know that R.L. Stine started out writing funny stuff, not horror? We’ll learn about that and more during this week’s session of the Big Head Book Gang. Afterwards we’ll write our own creepy tale to scare our friends!

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Date: Monday, October 21
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 “Aladdin” rated PG, 128 minutes, 2019.

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, October 22
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 
Join Ms Jess in exploring books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.This program is intended for children age 3-6 and their caregivers; family members of all ages are welcome to participate in the fun!

 

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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, October 22
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Get creative and decorate your own mini pumpkin to take home just in time for Halloween! K-6th grade

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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: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Walk, crawl or run for preschool story time at the St. Joseph Public Library, Carnegie Branch during our fall story time session. Each session is centered around a theme, and books and crafts are generally chosen to support the theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject.

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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: Thursday, October 24
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, STEAM, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join Ms. Misty and introduce your children to books, reading, and new friends at our fun storytimes. Experience a lively mix of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts that make this a special time for you and your child.  For children ages 3 to 6.

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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.

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: Friday, October 25
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 

Join Ms. Elizabeth at a special time for the little toddler in your life at this lapsit storytime. You will enjoy songs, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, short books, and interactive stories at this program that is perfect for little ones from 6-36 months old and their caregivers. You provide the lap, we'll provide the fun!

Approximate running time is 30 Minutes.

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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, October 25
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Miscellaneous, Music
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children, All Ages

Description:

Wear your costume and join the fun at our Monster Mash Bash! Children and families are invited to attend. We'll have games, crafts, snacks & more. Don't miss this fun event! 

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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.

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: Saturday, October 26
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us any time between 12 and 4. Activities include photo props with a Halloween back drop. Crafts including SLIME. And of course we will be handing out candy.

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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, October 28
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Join Ms. Misty for bounces, books, songs & more early literacy fun for our newest readers. For babies birth to 35 months and their caregivers. Approximate running time is 25 minutes.

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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: Monday, October 28
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children six and under are invited to an exciting storytime with Miss Sarah! Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities!

  • Stories
  • Crafts
  • Puppets
  • Singing 
  • Dancing

... and more!

Each child receives a free book to expand their home library! 


 

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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: Monday, October 28
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Do you love the Who Was books & Netflix series? We do too! Not sure what we’re talking about? That’s okay, you’ll still have fun! Join us on Monday afternoons as we discover cool facts and try fun activities related to the lives of inventors, authors, artists and more famous and important people featured in the Who Was book series. No extra reading required!    

Nikola Tesla was a famous engineer and inventor, but he was also an immigrant. He was best known for designing the alternating-current electric system that is still widely used today. Learn more about his life, inventions, and discover hands-on how alternating-currents work with Snap Circuits Jr. this week.

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Date: Tuesday, October 29
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 
Join Ms Jess in exploring books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.This program is intended for children age 3-6 and their caregivers; family members of all ages are welcome to participate in the fun!

 

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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, October 29
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

All ages are invited for a fun Halloween movie, hot dogs, prizes and fun!

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

Description:

Walk, crawl or run for preschool story time at the St. Joseph Public Library, Carnegie Branch during our fall story time session. Each session is centered around a theme, and books and crafts are generally chosen to support the theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject.

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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: Thursday, October 31
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, STEAM, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join Ms. Misty and introduce your children to books, reading, and new friends at our fun storytimes. Experience a lively mix of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts that make this a special time for you and your child.  For children ages 3 to 6.

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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.

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: Friday, November 1
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 

Join Ms. Elizabeth at a special time for the little toddler in your life at this lapsit storytime. You will enjoy songs, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, short books, and interactive stories at this program that is perfect for little ones from 6-36 months old and their caregivers. You provide the lap, we'll provide the fun!

Approximate running time is 30 Minutes.

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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, November 1
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Program Type: Miscellaneous, Performances, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Join Ms. Elizabeth on the First Friday of the month for a project or activity that encourages learning while having fun!

For Grades K-8

This month we have a special treat! Creatures by Theresa will be visiting with her rescue animals and some of them may be dressed up in costume! Come learn about animals and get an opportunity to meet them up close. For more information, please see her website at http://teescritters.weebly.com/

There is no need to register for this program.

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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, November 1
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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 Veteran's Day 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: Saturday, November 2
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, November 2
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

In celebration of Picture Book Month, we will be reading our most loved storytime books and sharing tips for reading with young children. Parents and children will also be able to explore and create through interactive play stations based on well-loved picture books. In addition, the Pony Express Book Buddies will be here for you to read to!

The Picture Book Read-In is a drop-in program intended for parents and caregivers with children ages birth - 6 years old. Each family in attendance receives a free book to add to their home library.  This program is supported by a Spotlight on Literacy grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

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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, November 4
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Join Ms. Misty for bounces, books, songs & more early literacy fun for our newest readers. For babies birth to 35 months and their caregivers. Approximate running time is 25 minutes.

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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: Monday, November 4
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Children six and under are invited to an exciting storytime with Miss Sarah! Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities!

  • Stories
  • Crafts
  • Puppets
  • Singing 
  • Dancing

... and more!

Each child receives a free book to expand their home library! 


 

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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: Monday, November 4
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors, Miscellaneous, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Do you love the Who Was books & Netflix series? We do too!  Not sure what we’re talking about? That’s okay, you’ll still have fun! Join us on Monday afternoons as we discover cool facts and try fun activities related to the lives of inventors, authors, artists and more famous and important people featured in the Who Was book series. No extra reading required!    

Milton Who? This week is a twofer! Join us to learn about two famous and interesting Miltons. Milton Bradley, board game inventor; and Milton Hershey, candy maker! Stay to design your own board game and sample some yummy chocolates. 

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


Date: Monday, November 4
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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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, November 5
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 
Join Ms Jess in exploring books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.This program is intended for children age 3-6 and their caregivers; family members of all ages are welcome to participate in the fun!

 

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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, November 5
Time: 4:00pm - 6:15pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Enjoy a free movie and popcorn with friends! 

Aladdin- PG- 128 min, 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, November 5
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 to be announced. Participants are encouraged to bring their own LEGOs, but we have some too.

November's theme is Dinosaurs!

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Date: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Carnegie Library
Room:
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Walk, crawl or run for preschool story time at the St. Joseph Public Library, Carnegie Branch during our fall story time session. Each session is centered around a theme, and books and crafts are generally chosen to support the theme to increase vocabulary and knowledge of a subject.

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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: Thursday, November 7
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, STEAM, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join Ms. Misty and introduce your children to books, reading, and new friends at our fun storytimes. Experience a lively mix of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts that make this a special time for you and your child.  For children ages 3 to 6.

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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.

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: Friday, November 8
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 

Join Ms. Elizabeth at a special time for the little toddler in your life at this lapsit storytime. You will enjoy songs, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, short books, and interactive stories at this program that is perfect for little ones from 6-36 months old and their caregivers. You provide the lap, we'll provide the fun!

Approximate running time is 30 Minutes.

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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: Saturday, November 9
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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-8

This month we will be having Physics Fun! We'll explore physics concepts such as air resistance, inertia, and mass while having fun with Hot Wheels.

Register to let us know to expect you, but feel free to drop in as well. For more information call 236-2136.

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Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 
Join Ms Jess in exploring books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.This program is intended for children age 3-6 and their caregivers; family members of all ages are welcome to participate in the fun!

 

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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: Thursday, November 14
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Downtown Library
Room:
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, STEAM, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join Ms. Misty and introduce your children to books, reading, and new friends at our fun storytimes. Experience a lively mix of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts that make this a special time for you and your child.  For children ages 3 to 6.

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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.

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: Friday, November 15
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 

Join Ms. Elizabeth at a special time for the little toddler in your life at this lapsit storytime. You will enjoy songs, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, short books, and interactive stories at this program that is perfect for little ones from 6-36 months old and their caregivers. You provide the lap, we'll provide the fun!

Approximate running time is 30 Minutes.

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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: Saturday, November 16
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

The Junior Builder’s Club is for children ages 6-12 who are interested in learning more about engineering, construction, tools, and making fun stuff.  Join us for this exciting new series the third Saturday of each month!

In November we will create a mini fort!  

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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.

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


Date: Monday, November 18
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, STEAM
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Join Meredith Schuh from Bright Beginnings Preschool as she leads us in some fun experiments on light and color just for young children.  This program is most appropriate for ages 2-6 years old with an accompanying adult.

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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.

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


Date: Monday, November 18
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 Dumbo (2019) [PG], running time of 1 hour 52 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, November 19
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

St. Joseph Public Library strives to help children develop a life-long love of reading and learning.  Storytime makes learning fun! Storytime acts as an integral part of early literacy education by introducing young children to books, rhymes, music and other literacy-based activities. 
Join Ms Jess in exploring books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.This program is intended for children age 3-6 and their caregivers; family members of all ages are welcome to participate in the fun!

 

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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, November 19
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Ages: Children, Teens

Description:

Play BINGO to win cool prizes!

K-12th Grade

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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, November 20
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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