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Events & Classes

Format: 11/20/2017
Format: 11/20/2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

20
Nov

HiSET Class

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Prepare to take the HiSET, the new High School Equivalency Test. Interested students first must attend four days of orientation. Please see library staff for orientation dates. For more information, call 314-367-5000.

20
Nov

Lap Time

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months. Adult must accompany child.

20
Nov

Ritenour HiSET Classes at Rock Road

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

These free classes, taught by Ritenour staff, help adult students obtain the skills necessary to earn a High School Equivalency Certificate (GED). Students must be at least 17 years old or 16 years old with 16 high school credits and no longer attending high school. Students must provide documentation from previous school and attend a mandatory orientation. Call the Ritenour Adult Learning Center at (314)426-7900 to register.

20
Nov

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs, and play time to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child. Ages 0-36 months.

20
Nov

Lap Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and play time to help develop early literacy skills.
Ages 0-36 months. Adult must accompany child.

20
Nov

Music and Movement

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Hop, skip, jump, wiggle…and freeze! Enjoy a morning of musical activities sure to get you up and dancing to the beat.
Ages 0-6.

20
Nov

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 3-6. Room 1.

20
Nov

Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention, Part 1

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Gentle, pain-free movements incorporate balance, flexibility and strength to prevent falls and improve health. This program series meets twice per week for 12 weeks.
Adults. Registration required. Call OASIS at 314-862-4859 ext. 24 to register.

20
Nov

Adult Story Time

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Story time featuring stories and songs for adults with developmental/cognitive disabilities.
Registration required.

20
Nov

Tech Talks: Cut the Cable

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Explore options for TV without a cable subscription. Learn about Internet-based streaming services and various other devices. Apple TV, Netflix, Amazon, Google and others will be discussed. Adults. Registration required.

20
Nov

Bingo

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Bring your friends and win big at bingo! Prizes will be awarded to all winners.

Adults.

20
Nov

Paws for Reading

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a good book with a furry friend when you come read to a service dog from Support Dogs, Inc.

20
Nov

Ritenour HiSET Classes at Rock Road

4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

These free classes, taught by Ritenour staff, help adult students obtain the skills necessary to earn a High School Equivalency Certificate (GED). Students must be at least 17 years old or 16 years old with 16 high school credits and no longer attending high school. Students must provide documentation from previous school and attend a mandatory orientation. Call the Ritenour Adult Learning Center at (314)426-7900 to register.

20
Nov

NaNoWriMo Come Write In

5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Are you motivated by the company of others? Writing doesn’t have to be a solitary act. The library will provide plenty of comfortable space and power outlets for your laptops. Come share the experience! Teens & Adults. Meeting Room 2.

20
Nov

Minecraft for Teens

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience! Grades 6-12. Registration required. Computer Classroom.

20
Nov

NaNoWriMo Come Write In

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Are you motivated by the company of others? Writing doesn’t have to be a solitary act. The library will provide plenty of comfortable space and power outlets for your laptops. Come share the experience!
Adults and Teens.

20
Nov

American Girl Book Club

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

We’ll discuss the book, have crafts and activities and eat a snack. All participants will receive a special voucher to the American Girl store.
Ages 8-12. Registration required.

20
Nov

Come Write In

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Are you motivated by the company of others? Writing doesn’t have to be a solitary act. The library will provide plenty of comfortable space and power outlets for your laptops. Come share the experience!

20
Nov

Email I

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Explore the basics, including signing in and replying to, forwarding and composing email messages using Gmail. Registration required.

20
Nov

Evening Story Time

6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Join us for for stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-6. Children's Activity Room.

20
Nov

Evening Story Time

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join us for stories, songs and other fun activities to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child. Ages 3-6.

20
Nov

Genealogy: Immigration and Naturalization

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Why did your ancestors leave their home country? How did they get here? Did they all come through Ellis Island? What was the process to become an American citizen? Learn the answers to these and many other questions concerning immigration and naturalization.

20
Nov

Minecraft Club

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Crazy about Minecraft? Come learn how to play or work on your world. We welcome players of all skills.
Ages 8-14. Computer Lab. Registration required.

20
Nov

PowerPoint III

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Add sound, movies, hyperlinks and custom animations to a slideshow presentation using Microsoft Office PowerPoint. Slide Master and photo album features will also be explored. Registration required.

20
Nov

Sensory Story Time

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bring the whole family for stories, songs and play. Children of all abilities welcome.
Adult must accompany child. Space is limited.
Registration required for children ages 3-9.
Please call Youth Services for more information or special accommodations.

20
Nov

Word III

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Use clip art, page numbers and the cut, copy and paste commands in Microsoft Word. All classes are free. Registration is required; register online, by phone or in person.

20
Nov

Adult Art Hour

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a creative and relaxing hour of coloring and drawing. Supplies, coloring sheets, and refreshments provided.
Adults. Meeting Room 3.

20
Nov

TAG

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Your programs, your books, your space, your choice! Find out about all the latest programs, share good books and movies, play games, be creative and socialize.
Ages 12-17. Registration requested. Meeting Room 1 & 2.

20
Nov

Whiskers and Tales

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Read to a four-legged friend and have a “furry” good time. A dog or cat from Love on a Leash will be eagerly awaiting your arrival to hear a good story read by you.
Ages 6-11. Meeting Room 1.