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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wreath Making

November 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Learn how to make simple wreaths to keep for yourself or to give as gifts.  All supplies will be provided, but space is limited.  Sign up today!   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Listen and Draw - Turkeys

November 25, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Storytime Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Program Description:
Enjoy seasonal tales while creating your turkey themed masterpiece.  For children in kindergarten through 6th grade. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends Book Club Downtown

November 25, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
Do you love reading?  Do you enjoy talking about what you're reading?  You should join us for our Friends Book Club Downtown.  The fourth Monday of every month will discuss a different title.  Call Chelsea for more information at ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Music & Movement Storytime

November 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
East Hills Library
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: Thanksgiving Crafts

November 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Let's celebrate Turkey Tuesday! We'll gobble up yummy snacks and make Thanksgiving crafts! 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. 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.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

November 26, 2019
4:45pm - 6:30pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Program Description:
Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees begins at 5:00 p.m.  The Budget/Personnel Committee meets at 4:45 p.m.  Both meetings are open to the public. ...

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

Dungeons & Dragons

November 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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 "Teens" group.

Sip n' Script

November 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Sip a warm beverage (coffee, tea, and cocoa will be available) and script stories, novels, and poems! This program will be weekly starting November 5 to celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Pens and notebooks will be provided but if you prefe...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends Front Row Tuesday Night Movies

November 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
East Hills Library
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 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 115 minutes, PG.  Hard of hearing? We have t-coil looping technology installed in the theater for hearing ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

No School Crafternoon

November 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
What better way to celebrate a day off from school than doing some Thanksgiving related crafts? Children through adults are welcomed. ...

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 "Teens" group.

Lego STEM Challenge

November 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Explore STEM with Lego! Build a spinning top and challenge other builders to see whose top lasts the longest. Then work together to make a Lego Catapult and Marble Run. For grades K-8, no need to register. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Drop-In

November 27, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
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.   ...

Closed - Thanksgiving

All Day 11/28 - 11/29
All Branches
Branches:
All Branches
Description:
All St. Joseph Public Library locations are closed for Thanksgiving.  Visit our website at https://sjpl.lib.mo.us for our e-resources. ...
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

December 2, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
East Hills Library
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.

Tricky Tuesday: Movie & Popcorn

December 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Storytime Room (Washington Park)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
Enjoy a free movie and popcorn with friends! The Grinch- PG- 90 min, 2018   ...

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

Dungeons & Dragons

December 3, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.

LEGO Club

December 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Program 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. Decem...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends Front Row Tuesday Night Movies

December 3, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
East Hills Library
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 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) 99 minutes, PG. Hard of hearing? We have t-coil looping technology installed in the theater for hearing...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends Book Club

December 4, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
Book Club sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This month's book selection is: The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Drop-In

December 4, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

December 4, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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 "Adults" group.

Eat, Drink and Be Literary Book Club

December 5, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
Do you love to read? Do you enjoy discussing books with others? Please join us for the Eat, Drink and Be Literary Book Club. Get together with friends, discuss great books and enjoy delicious snacks. We will be discussing the book Lark and Termite by...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Eat, Drink and Be Literary Book Club

December 5, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Room: Club Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
Do you love to read? Do you enjoy discussing books with others? Please join us for the Eat, Drink and Be Literary Book Club. Get together with friends, discuss great books and enjoy delicious snacks. We will be discussing the book The Light Between O...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

True Crime Time: The Deadly Deeds of Kevin McCallister

December 5, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Owen Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers
Program Description:
Sure, Home Alone is a funny family movie, but there's a darker, deadlier side to this film. Join us as we run through all the actual injuries that would have been sustained if the bungling burglars had really encountered Kevin's home defense system. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

First Friday Fun: LED Ornaments

December 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Hills Library
Registration
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Program 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's project is LED Ornaments! We'll build our own light-up ornaments with LED lights whil...

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

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
East Hills Library
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...