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Bonjour Monsieur Robidoux

April 4, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Events, Local History/Genealogy, Storytimes
Program Description:
Meet Monsieur Joseph Robidoux as he tells about how he established the city of Saint Joseph. This program includes songs, music, motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French words and connect words with motion, as wel...

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 event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Book Buddies Reading Dogs PLUS Census Counts!

April 4, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Early Literacy
Program 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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers
Program Description:
Dr. Michael Charlton, Professor of English and Popular Culture Scholar at MWSU is the featured Pop Talks speaker.  The topic is "The Game of Thrones Guide to Public Speaking." Pop Talks is a popular culture lecture series presented by the Dep...

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. We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Me and my Peeps

April 4, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Miscellaneous
Program Description:
Join us any time between 1 and 3 to taste test some Peep flavors and decorate some Peeps. ...

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 event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual History Speaks: Columbian Exposition of 1893

April 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers, Local History/Genealogy
Program Description:
April 4: History Speaks: Columbian Exposition of 1893 - This presentation will be presented by Local History Librarian Jennifer Sanders-Tutt and Trevor Tutt from the St. Joseph Museum. This presentation will be posted on the library's Facebook and Yo...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Baby Storytime

April 6, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program 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. ...

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 event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Washington Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program Description:
Children ages six and under are invited to an engaging, interactive storytime with Miss Sarah! Make new friends and enjoy fun-filled activities! Stories Games Crafts Puppets Singing  Dancing... and more! Each child rece...

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 event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

1, 2, 3 Play With Me Parent/Child Workshops: Early Literacy

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children, Adults
Program Type: Early Literacy, Lectures/Speakers
Program Description:
Parents of 1 - 4 year-olds are invited to join us at the Downtown Children's Library for four parent/child workshops on Monday afternoons in April presented by CAP Head Start in conjunction with the Family Place Libraries.  Each s...

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAMonday: Canvas Reveal Art

April 6, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
Join Ms. Bethany to create your very own canvas reveal masterpiece!  All supplies provided.  Each week for the duration of the program, we will explore STEAM in fun ways. Sessions will be devoted to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program involves paint or other materials that can be messy. Please wear clothing that is okay to get stained. We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ukulele Strum & Sing-Along

April 6, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Age Group: Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Music
Program 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 w...

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 event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual SJPL Reads!

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program Description:
Virtual SJPL Reads with Ms. Jess.  Check out the library's Facebook page every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities with Ms. Jess.   ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Music & Movement Storytime

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Program 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, mu...

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 event is in the "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday: Nature Scavenger Hunt

April 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games/Gaming, Miscellaneous
Program Description:
Spring is here! Go exploring in the park to discover all the fresh, beautiful, springy things nature has to offer! Collect each item for your nature journal. Find everything to win a prize!  K-6th grade ...

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 event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

April 7, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Program Description:
Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventu...

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. We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual LEGO Club

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Program Description:
Join us for our first virtual LEGO Club meeting!  We'll be using Zoom to meet and share our builds this month.  Please have your zoo animal creations ready to share when the meeting begins.  To receive a link for the Zoom LEGO Club mee...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends Front Row Tuesday Night Movies

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
Our weekly movie event is hosted by professional movie critic Bob Shultz. This week’s movie is Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 108 minutes, PG. Hard of hearing? We have t-coil looping technology installed in the theater for hearing aids. Thank you t...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Preschool Story Time

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Carnegie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Walk, crawl or run for preschool story time at the St. Joseph Public Library, Carnegie Branch during our spring story time session. Each session is centered around a theme, and books and crafts are generally chosen to support the theme to increase vo...

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 event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Drop-In

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History/Genealogy
Program Description:
Get help starting on your genealogy or get a fresh perspective on your existing research. We can help you navigate all the avenues to take in your genealogy quest or help you through roadblocks you may have encountered.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the Library Board Meeting

April 8, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Program Description:
Monthly meeting of the Board of the Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library. ...

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. We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

April 8, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Roll for Initiative and join us at the Downtown Library to adventure in magical realms.  This weekly Dungeons & Dragons club will have some character sheets made, or you can develop your own character.  Beginners and experienced adventu...

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. We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Misty

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program Description:
Ms. Misty will be offering a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  To sign up and receive the Zoom link, email Misty at msnider@sjpl.lib.mo.us.   ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program 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 ...

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 involves paint or other materials that can be messy. Please wear clothing that is okay to get stained.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual True Crime Time: A Stark Look at Starkweather and Fugate

April 9, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers
Program Description:
This session of True Crime Time will be shared on our Facebook page at facebook.com/stjoepubliclibrary on April 9.  Charles Starkweather developed his worldview at the young age of 18 - "Dead people are all on the same level." Beginning in Nebra...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Lapsit Storytime

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Storytime Room (East Hills)
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program 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, mu...

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 event is in the "All Ages" group.

No School Crafternoon featuring Count-A-Thon Census

April 10, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Did you know the least counted demographic during the Census is those ages 0-5? It is important that EVERYONE gets counted, "because, after all, a person's a person, no matter how small" (quote by Dr. Seuss from Horton Hears a Who). It matters becaus...

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 event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen After Hours

April 10, 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: The Theater
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Gaming, Movies
Program Description:
For teens in 7th through 12th grade (MUST be 12-18 AND in 7th through 12th grade).  Looking for something to do on a Friday night?  Hang out at the library AFTER HOURS! Meet up with other teens, play games, watch movies, or play hide and...

Disclaimer(s)

This program requires a parent or legal guardian to sign a permission form before underage attendee can participate.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tabletop Gaming Club's One Year Anniversary Game-O-Rama!

April 11, 2020
9:30am - 4:30pm
East Hills Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Program Description:
For teens and adults.  Get your board game geek on at the library!  Join us for the East Hills Tabletop Gaming Club's ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY Game-o-Rama! We will have an assortment of tabletop games available for use, along with&nb...