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Upcoming Teen Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Wednesday, May 25
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
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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.

 

***photo is an example of past craft.

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Date: Thursday, May 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 on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.  In May we will be reading Echoes and Empires by Morgan Rhodes. 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 Molly at mswindler@sjpl.lib.mo.us.

 

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Date: Thursday, May 26
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers, Local History/Genealogy, Miscellaneous
Ages: Teens, Adults

Description:

Charles Starkweather developed his worldview at the young age of 18 - "Dead people are all on the same level." Beginning in Nebraska, he and his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Fugate, went on a murder spree that was devastating and terrifying. Join Jen Wildhagen as she explores the famously murderous duo of Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate. Descriptions and images used in this series are not suitable for children or the squeamish. 

 

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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: Saturday, May 28
Time: 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Washington Park Library
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Program Type: Movies
Ages: All Ages

Description:

Join us outside at Washington Park Library for a free showing of Star Wars: A New Hope.

Bring your lawn chair & blanket to this all-ages event. Free popcorn is provided, while supplies last. Weather permitting, please check the library's web calendar or Facebook page for a cancellation notice.

It is a period of great celebration as we invite you to our outdoor showing of this galactic battle in the sky. On the evening of Saturday, May 28, we will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of spaceships and robots on the big screen and you've never seen it this way before.

Cheer with us as our heroes rise up to find and rescue the bun-haired princess, or as she rescues them! Be sure to bring your own laser sword to fend off the evil cloaked shadowy figure as he appears on the screen.

And May The....you know the rest.

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Date: Tuesday, May 31
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 The Sandlot (1993) 101 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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