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Events & Classes

Format: 10/18/2017
Format: 10/18/2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

18
Oct

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.

18
Oct

Better Choices, Better Health - Diabetes

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This 8-week workshop by OASIS can help you deal with the challenges of Type 2 Diabetes. Understand how to make healthy food choices enjoyable, monitor your blood sugar, and start an exercise program. Participants will attend each week and will receive a free book and relaxation CD to keep. Registration required. Call Missouri Baptist Medical Center at 314-966-LIFE (5433) to register.

18
Oct

Lap Time

Stories, songs and playtime to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-36 months.

18
Oct

LinkedIn I

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Explore the basics of LinkedIn including best practices for pictures, posts, and privacy in this lecture-style class, helpful to job seekers. Registration required.

18
Oct

PowerPoint II

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Modify a slideshow presentation with transitions, animations and backgrounds. Organizing slides, running the show and printing will also be covered. Registration required.

18
Oct

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.

18
Oct

Bubble Stomp

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

Stomp, dance, paint and pop the morning away with bubble wrap activities.
Ages 2-6. Registration required.

18
Oct

Choice: Healthy Living for Seniors - Medicare Basics

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

Review the parts and options available through Medicare, including ways to get help with Medicare costs. Presented by CLAIM. Registration must be received at least 48 hours prior to the program. To register, call 314-994-3300 or visit www.agingmissouri.org. Following class, participants may enjoy lunch from St. Louis Bread Company. Suggested donation for lunch is $5.00 for those over age 60; cost of meal is $10 for those under 60.

18
Oct

Gift of Reading Story Time

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

Once a month, the Gift of Reading Program provides each preschooler attending story time with a different book to take home to read and start their personal library. Come to story time today and celebrate the Gift of Reading by taking home a free book! Sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation.

18
Oct

Lap Time

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

You’re never too young for story time! Join us as we present stories, songs and rhymes that will engage infants and begin their lifelong love of books. Ages 0-36 months.

18
Oct

Lap Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and playtime to help develop early literacy skills. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 0-36 months. Room 1.

18
Oct

Memory & Hearing Loss

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

Learn about signs of memory and hearing loss, how these conditions are treated and communication strategies you can use in social settings.
Adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 3.

18
Oct

Open Play

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

One of the biggest components of learning is the act of play. Join us for free time to play with toys and socialize.
Ages 9 months - 3 years old.

18
Oct

Story Time

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

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

18
Oct

Story Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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

18
Oct

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. Ages 3-5. Adult must accompany child.

18
Oct

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. Ages 3-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

18
Oct

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.
Ages 3-6. Adult must accompany child.

18
Oct

Wiggle, Giggle & Groove

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

Let’s exercise our bodies and minds with books, music, and games that inspire movement and creativity. Get ready to move! Ages 3-6. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

18
Oct

Lap Time

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

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

18
Oct

PAWS for Reading

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Do you need to practice your reading? Come read to a friendly service dog from Support Dogs, Inc. She’s a great listener.
Ages 3-11. Children’s Area.

18
Oct

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.

18
Oct

Bring Your Own: Android Basics I

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

Learn basic features of Android tablets and smartphones, use the touchscreen, connect to Wi-Fi, use apps and the Play Store. Devices will not be provided. Registration required.

18
Oct

Cook’s Club: Oktoberfest

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Like to talk about food, read cookbooks and share recipes? Celebrate fall with Oktoberfest as we share traditional German recipes.
Adults. Light refreshments served.

18
Oct

Internet: SLCL Website

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

Explore the St. Louis County Library website including an introduction to library databases and how to find computer class schedules and other events at the library. Adults. Registration required.

18
Oct

Line Dancing Basics

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Put on your dancing shoes and learn how to line-dance while having fun and getting exercise. No experience needed. Adults. Registration required.

18
Oct

BookFace

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Stop by the teen section after school for a BookFace photo shoot.
Ages 12-18.
Presented by Teen Read Month.

18
Oct

Discovery Club

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

There is a whole world of wonder to explore. Through projects, experiments and activities, we will navigate through the sciences to figure out the whys and hows of this big beautiful universe we live in. Ages 7-11. Registration required.

18
Oct

Creative Cardio Aerobics

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an energetic, upbeat aerobics class that is going to get you moving! This workout is perfect for everyone at any fitness level. Workout and tone your entire body doing low and high impact moves.

18
Oct

TAG

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Want to meet new friends and plan great library programs? Join our Teen Advisory Group meeting!
Grades 6-12.Quiet Room.

18
Oct

Teen Minecraft Club

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Explore the amazing world of Minecraft with other teens. Players of all skills welcome, no experience necessary.
Ages 13-15. Registration required.

18
Oct

Evening Story Time

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

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

18
Oct

Star Wars Reads Day

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

Channel your inner Jedi with us in celebration of all things Star Wars. Find out your Star Wars name, train to be a fighter pilot, and test your lightsaber skills.
Ages 7-11. Registration required. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.

18
Oct

Hatha Yoga

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

Join instructor San Mueller for a session of hatha yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or floor towel. Adults. Meeting Room 1.