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An exciting and interactive program series that will stimulate your body and your brain! ART ROCKS!

July-September 2014 - Celebrate Music

Kan You Kazoo?  kids

If you can hum, you can play the kazoo! Bring your little musicians to the library where we will teach them the basics of playing the kazoo, as well as a few beginning musical concepts. Kazoos provided. Ages 3-6. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 8                10:00 a.m.               Indian Trails           
Monday, July 14 10:00 a.m. Weber Road
Wednesday, July 16 10:00 a.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Wednesday, July 16 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Friday, July 18 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Monday, July 21 7:00 p.m. Meramec Valley
Tuesday, July 22 10:00 a.m. Lewis and Clark
Thursday, July 24 2:00 p.m. Natural Bridge
Monday, July 28 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Monday, July 28 2:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Tuesday, July 29 10:00 a.m. Tesson Ferry
Friday, August 29 10:00 a.m. Rock Road
Friday, September 5 10:00 a.m. Grand Glaize
Friday, September 5 10:00 a.m. Headquarters
Saturday, September 13 2:00 p.m. Florissant Valley
Tuesday, September 16 10:30 a.m. Thornhill


Beginning Beats  kids

What does a young child love more than banging on things? Not much! Bring your little ones to the library and let them go wild as we provide all sorts of fun things to make beats on and with. Ages 3-6. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 1               10:00 a.m.               Grand Glaize          
Saturday, July 12 2:00 p.m. Eureka Hills
Wednesday, July 16 2:00 p.m. Rock Road
Saturday, July 19 2:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Monday, July 21 10:00 a.m. Prairie Commons
Friday, July 25  10:00 a.m. Indian Trails
Wednesday, July 30 10:00 a.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Monday, August 4 1:00 p.m. Headquarters
Monday, August 4 2:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Wednesday, August 6 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Friday, August 8 10:00 a.m. Daniel Boone
Friday, August 15 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Saturday, August 16 2:00 p.m. Florissant Valley
Thursday, August 28 10:00 a.m. Lewis and Clark
Friday, September 12 10:00 a.m. Thornhill

Songwriting Workshop with Dino O'Dell  kids

Award-winning songwriter Dinosaur O'Dell explores the creative process with a hands-on songwriting workshop. Dino utilizes improvisation, idea generation and collaboration techniques to tease the rhythm, melody and lyrics from your imagination. Ages 8-11. Registration required.

Monday, September 15               4:30 p.m.                           Prairie Commons            
Monday, September 15 7:15 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Tuesday, September 16 10:30 a.m. Florissant Valley
Tuesday, September 16 6:30 p.m. Mid-County
Wednesday, September 17 4:00 p.m. Tesson Ferry
Wednesday, September 17 7:00 p.m. Rock Road
Thursday, September 18 7:00 p.m. Daniel Boone

Dino O'Dell Concert   kids  Teen

Rock out with award-winning children's musician and storyteller Dino O'Dell. Dino's interactive show engages with funny characters, lots of action, music and stories. All ages welcome.

Friday, September 19           7:00 p.m.                     Daniel Boone              

World Percussion  kids  Teen

Learn to play a wide array of percussion instruments from around the globe. We will explore the basic rhythms and techniques for bongos, congas, maracas, guiros, claves, agogos, cowbells, pandeiros and more. We will survey the musical cultures of Cuba, South America and Africa. Ages 8-16. Registration required.

Wednesday, July 9           6:30 p.m.                    Cliff Cave                   
Saturday, July 12 10:00 a.m. Indian Trails
Monday, July 14 6:00 p.m. Lewis and Clark
Thursday, July 31 2:00 p.m. Samuel C. Sachs 
Monday, August 4 2:00 p.m. Grand Glaize
Tuesday, August 26 3:30 p.m. Weber Road
Wednesday, September 3 4:30 p.m. Oak Bend
Thursday, September 4 7:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Saturday, September 13 11:00 a.m. Thornhill

Name That Tune, Teen Edition   Teen

Compete with other teens in a game show-like music trivia contest. Prizes awarded to the winners! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, July 7       6:00 p.m.                      Lewis and Clark         
Wednesday, July 9 2:00 p.m. Daniel Boone
Friday, July 11 7:00 p.m. Meramec Valley
Tuesday, July 15 6:00 p.m. Natural Bridge
Tuesday, July 15 7:00 p.m. Eureka Hills
Wednesday, July 16 7:00 p.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Friday, July 18 6:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Wednesday, July 23 7:30 p.m. Florissant Valley
Monday, July 28 6:30 p.m. Cliff Cave
Wednesday, July 30 7:00 p.m. Rock Road
Friday, August 8 2:00 p.m. Thornhill
Thursday, August 14 7:00 p.m. Indian Trails
Friday, August 15 6:00 p.m. Grand Glaize
Thursday, August 21 7:00 p.m. Tesson Ferry
Tuesday, September 23 6:30 p.m. Prairie Commons
Wednesday, September 24 3:00 p.m. Weber Road
Thursday, September 25 7:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs

St. Louis County Library's 5th Annual Battle of the Bands   Teen

Saturday, July 12
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Bands can enter online between May 26 and June 8 at

Vote online for your favorite band
June 11-June 29.

The three bands with the most votes, plus two critics' choices will be the five finalists to compete at the Battle of the Bands on Saturday, July 12.

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