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June-August 2017


September-November 2017

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July-December 2017

Several of our upcoming programs are listed below. View all programs by branch, audience, or subject by clicking the links at left.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    9:30 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learning Windows 10
    Library Center
    10 a.m.-noon in the Harrison Room for adults.
    Learn about the Windows 10 operating system including features like Task View and the Snipping Tool. Explore the Start Menu and Settings menu, and use File Explorer to manage, move, and rename files and folders. Use tiles to launch apps and to access other programs on the computer. Prerequisites: Experience using keyboard and mouse. Registration starts August 1; call 883-5341.
  • Library Center - Genealogy Workshop
    Library Center
    10 a.m. in the auditorium for adults.
    Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society. Researching Church Records at the Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center (FPHC). Glenn Gohr, reference archivist at the FPHC will provide a brief introduction to the Assemblies of God in Springfield and an overview of the historical records available at the FPHC. The presentation will be followed by a onsite tour of the FPHC archives.
  • Republic Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Republic Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Library Center
    10:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Fair Grove Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Fair Grove Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Library Center - Racing to Read Storytime
    Library Center
    11:15 a.m. in the Story Hour Room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Brown Bag Travelogue
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    12:30 p.m. in the community room for adults.
    Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You're welcome to bring a sack lunch. Drury Students Discover France. Journey with Drury University students to Tours, France, as they share experiences from their study abroad trip.
  • Library Center - Edge Mobile Class: Learn It! Self-Paced Tutorials
    Library Center
    1-3 p.m. in the Harrison Room for adults.
    You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Registration starts August 1; call 882-0714.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - We're Pulling the Plug!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
    We're turning off the electricity in the Teen Room for one afternoon. Join us for old-fashioned games and activities -- no video games, computers or lights. Snacks will be provided.
  • Park Central Branch Library - Adult Coloring Circle
    Park Central Branch Library
    5 p.m. for adults.
    Join us every Wednesday for a relaxing session of staying between the lines. Drop in or stay the whole time. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Tiny Tots Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    10 a.m. in the community room for infants-36 months.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library - Racing to Read Storytime
    Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the community room for infants-age 6.
    Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.
  • Midtown Carnegie Branch Library - Take a Bite Out of Pi!
    Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
    11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 2-5.
    Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Take charge of Scratch the Cat on the Raspberry Pi and use him to code and create your own story or program.

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