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This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Read For a Better World: Winter Reading Challenge

All Day 1/1 - 1/31
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Program Description:
From January 1st to January 31st, St. Joseph Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s 5th Annual Winter Reading Challenge, “Read for a Better World,” sponsored by Lerner. We challenge our patrons of all ages to read at least one book durin...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book-A-Librarian!

All Day 1/3 - 1/31
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Ms. Jess from the East Hills Library and Ms. Misty from the Downtown Library will be hosting one-on-one Zoom visits upon request with local library families. During your personalized session, children can read to their librarian, hear a story, tal...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Virtual SJPL Reads! Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Virtual SJPL Reads with a friendly Youth Services Librarian!  Check out the library's YouTube SJPL Reads playlist every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities for all ages to enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Ms. Jess on the third Tuesdays of the month for a live storytime, featuring books, songs, and interactive fun! We will meet at the carpeted area near the center court carousel at 11 a.m. and sing, read, talk, and rhyme for 30-45 minutes. ...

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 "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday: Take N' Make

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Wacky Wednesday Make and Take

10:00am - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program 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. ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Misty and Friends!

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Join Ms. Misty and friends for a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  Please register to receive Zoom link and get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Quick Craft: Hot Cocoa Bombs

All Day
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Warm up this winter with a hot cocoa bomb! Pick up a kit from East Hills Library to make this tasty treat while supplies last!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Friends Book Club Downtown

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
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.

Virtual SJPL Reads! Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Virtual SJPL Reads with a friendly Youth Services Librarian!  Check out the library's YouTube SJPL Reads playlist every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities for all ages to enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday: Take N' Make

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Take and Make: Pinecone Bird Feeder

All Day
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
SEASONS TWEETINGS! This craft is a HOOT!  Pick up a kit from East Hills to make a Pinecone Bird feeder! Supplies are limited and kits will be handed out on a first come, first served basis.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Wacky Wednesday Make and Take

10:00am - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program 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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Wizarding World Fan Club + Take & Make

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Do you love wizards? Do you dream about what your wand will be made of? Then join us for this recurring program where we will talk all things wizards and witches and have some fun activities revolving around the magical wizarding world. This month...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Carnegie librarian Jenny Ellis will host the virtual cozy mystery book club Murder, She Read. January's book will be Tea and Treachery by Vicki Delany. The author will be joining us. ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Misty and Friends!

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Join Ms. Misty and friends for a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  Please register to receive Zoom link and get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
The Virtual Teen Book Club will meet on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. In January we will discuss books that participants are currently reading or favorite titles. So bring your favorite recommendations with you! Seats ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Afternoon Tea Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
Book Club sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For adults that enjoy reading a mix of adult and young adult books. Hosted by Carnegie Librarian Jenny Ellis.  January book is The Invisible Library of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab.   ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Program Description:
From the creators of Reading Roadtrip comes Snoozer's Storytime Adventures, a new Checkers TV program that brings children's books to life in new and innovating ways! Join Snoozer and Mrs. Hamilton for an inspiring story, DIY craft, and song during e...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Children's Craft Take and Make

All Day
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Stop by the East Hills Library to pick up a kit to create your own 'One of a Kind' Snowman craft.  Available beginning Feb. 1st, while supplies last, no registration needed.  Don't forget to check out a few books or movies while you are ...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book-A-Librarian!

All Day 2/1 - 2/28
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Ms. Jess from the East Hills Library and Ms. Misty from the Downtown Library will be hosting one-on-one Zoom visits upon request with local library families. During your personalized session, children can read to their librarian, hear a story, tal...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.

Virtual SJPL Reads! Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Virtual SJPL Reads with a friendly Youth Services Librarian!  Check out the library's YouTube SJPL Reads playlist every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities for all ages to enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday: Take N' Make

12:00pm - 8:00pm
Washington Park Library
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Stop by Washington Park Library every Tuesday to grab a fun Take n' Make craft! While supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Wacky Wednesday Make and Take

10:00am - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program 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. ...