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This event is in the "Children" group.

Autumn Take and Make Kit

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Program Description:
Welcome Fall with our Autumn Take and Make kit! Kit includes pumpkin spice latte foam sticker craft, carveable foam pumpkin, leaf sun catcher craft, glow stick and activity/resource sheets. One kit per child, while supplies last. Pick one up at yo...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Pokémon Club Take & Make

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games/Gaming
Program Description:
Bring Pokémon Club home! Kit includes staff made coloring pages, cubie Pokémon, trading cards, stickers, DIY Drifloon, and more! Please call the East Hills Library at 816-236-2136 to schedule a pickup time through our contactless service. Limit...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Wacky Wednesday Take and Make

10:00am - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.   Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.   ***photo is an example of past crafts. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs/Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Are you a mythology fan?  Do you enjoy stories about fantastic creatures and Percy Jackson?  Then join our brand new Virtual Mythology Fan Club!  In this new series kids will explore classic myths from different cultu...
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. October's book will be APPLE CIDER SLAYING by Julie Anne Lindsay. 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 "All Ages" group.

Halloween Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Program Description:
This drive thru trunk-or-treat will have you leaving with lots of goodies and surprises!  Look for the library trunk and see what "characters" you can find.  See you there...bwahahahahaha! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual First Chapter Friday

All Day
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors
Program Description:
In a reading slump? Let Kelsey fix that for you! Check out the library's YouTube channel for First Chapter Friday! Videos will feature Kelsey reading the first chapter of a recently released Young Adult book to help you discover you...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DINOvember Take and Make Kit

All Day
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Program Description:
It's DINOvember! Celebrate Dinosaurs in this fun take and make kit featuring a dinosaur mask, I spy dinosaur challenge, a hatching mini dino egg, fossil making kit, a dino standee, and an activity sheet. One kit per child, while supplies l...
This event is in the "Baby - Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book-A-Librarian!

All Day 11/2 - 11/30
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
If you miss us as much as we miss you, here is your chance to see your favorite library friends through Book-A-Librarian! Ms. Jess from the East Hills Library and Ms. Misty from the Downtown Library will be hosting one-on-one Zoom visits upon requ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DINOvember Take and Make Kit

All Day 11/2 - 11/30
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy
Program Description:
It's DINOvember! Celebrate Dinosaurs in this fun take and make kit featuring a dinosaur mask, I spy dinosaur challenge, a hatching mini dino egg, fossil making kit, a dino standee, and an activity sheet. One kit per child, while supplies l...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

VIRTUAL Ukulele Strum & Sing-Along

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
**ONLINE PROGRAM** VIRTUAL Ukulele Sing & Strum Along!  Join us for a virtual ukulele meet up! Register to receive the zoom meeting link.  Limited to 10 users.  We'll sing and strum along to music with chords an...

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 "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 channel 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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday To Go

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park Library
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly themed kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Miss Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit.  Grab your kit e...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual LEGO Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, All Ages
Program Type: Miscellaneous
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Join us for a virtual LEGO Club meeting!  We'll be using Zoom to meet and share our builds this month.  Please have your creations ready to share when the meeting begins. Our theme is to be determined! Please register to rece...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Wacky Wednesday Take and Make

10:00am - 6:00pm
Carnegie Library
Library Branch: Carnegie Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.   Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.   ***photo is an example of past crafts. ...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Minecraft Meetup

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games/Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
We will have a bi-weekly 1.5 hour Minecraft playing session using the Bedrock edition (this is the version that Windows 10, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS all use). We also connect via Zoom to make communication during the game easier. Fil...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual The Anti-Racist Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs/Authors, Diversity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
"Anti-racism is the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably." - NAC International Perspectives: Wom...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends Grab Bag Book Sale

10:00am - 2:00pm
East Hills Library
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Program Description:
Friends of the Library Grab Bag Book Sale East Hills Library Patio Saturday, November 7 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Stock up on your winter reading and support the Friends of the Library.   Purchase bags of books for $5 each.  No peek...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers, Local History/Genealogy
Program Description:
A follow up to our May History Speaks, The Influenza Pandemic of 1918. Local History Librarian, Jennifer Sanders-Tutt will explore the lasting legacy of the global pandemic.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual DIY, Why Don't You: Naan and Curry

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Lectures/Speakers, Miscellaneous
Program Description:
If you have ever had the delicious Indian flatbread, naan, your stomach is probably already growling just thinking about it. Well, now you don't need to go to a restaurant to get this warm, buttery treat. Join Jen as she teaches you how to make ...

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 "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 channel 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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tricky Tuesday To Go

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park Library
Registration
Library Branch: Washington Park Library
Age Group: Baby - Pre-K, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Literacy, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Tricky Tuesday To Go is a weekly themed kit containing books, crafts and at-home activities hand-selected for your family! Bring home the fun of Miss Sarah's Storytimes and Tricky Tuesday activities all in one convenient kit.  Grab your kit e...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Take and Make: Paracord Bracelets

All Day
East Hills Library
Registration
Library Branch: East Hills Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Paracord is used for a number of situations... including crafts! Pick up a kit at your preferred library and follow instructions to create your own paracord bracelet! Supplies are limited & registration is required.  ...
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.

Virtual True Crime Time: A Gangster Story

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Branch
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures/Speakers
Program Description:
Several mobsters have pretended to be something they weren't to avoid capture or prosecution, but no one played it as well or as over the top as Vincent "Chin" Gigante. This month, Jen will share one of the funnier, though still extremely crimin...