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Upcoming Kid Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Monday, October 21
Time: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Location: Off Site
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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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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
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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 24
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Downtown Library
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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, 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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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: 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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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.

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
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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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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.