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Events & Classes

Format: 03/28/2017
Format: 03/28/2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

28
Mar

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 23, 2017 to make an appointment.

28
Mar

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention

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

Led by a certified Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention instructor, this program meets twice a week for 25 weeks. Gentle, pain-free movements incorporate balance, flexibility and strength to prevent falls and improve health.
Adults. Registration required. Call OASIS at 314-862-4859 ext 24 to register.

28
Mar

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors. Appointments are required. Call Customer Connect at 314-994-3300 beginning January 23, 2017 to make an appointment.

28
Mar

AARP Tax-Aide

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

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare free tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, with an emphasis on seniors.
Tuesdays, February 14 - April 11, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Except for Tuesday, April 4)
Thursdays, February 2 - April 13, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Appointment required. Call 314-994-3300 beginning January 23, 2017 to schedule an appointment.

28
Mar

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.

28
Mar

First Art

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

A toddler art program where the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Dress to be messy. Adult must accompany child.
Ages 18-36 months. Registration required.

28
Mar

Baby Play Time

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

Let your baby explore the world through sensory play in a relaxed group setting.
Ages 0-24 months.

28
Mar

Lap Time

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

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

28
Mar

Classic Book Club

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

Join fellow readers every month to discuss a literary classic. March’s selection will be “Paradise Lost” by John Milton.
Adults.

28
Mar

Story Time

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

Join us every Tuesday morning at Cliff Cave for stories, songs, and crafts for families and preschoolers to enjoy together.
Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

28
Mar

Lap Time

10:15 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.

28
Mar

Story Time

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

Join us every Tuesday morning at Cliff Cave for stories, songs, and crafts for families and preschoolers to enjoy together. Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

28
Mar

Word I

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

Learn the basics of text entry and editing, plus opening and saving documents using Microsoft Word. Registration required.

28
Mar

Cards & Games Party

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

Come join us for an afternoon of games. Cards and board games will be available for you to enjoy. Bring some friends to make it even better. We'll have refreshments and door prizes, too.
Adults. Meeting Room 1.

28
Mar

PAWS for Reading

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Do you need to practice your reading? Come read to a friendly service dog from Support Dogs, Inc. who would just love to listen!
Ages 3-11.

28
Mar

Take It Apart

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

Want to figure out how something works? A variety of electronics will be provided for you to disassemble.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

28
Mar

Ritenour High School Equivalency Classes at Rock Road

6:00 p.m. to 8:45 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.

28
Mar

Girl Power: W.O.V.E. Mentoring Program

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

Tap into your girl power with this 10-week course! Learn ways to deal with the pressures of teen life and emerge with confidence. Contact Our Father's House-W.O.V.E at 314-388-4174 to register or for more information. Ages 11-18.

28
Mar

Coding 101: Music and Sound

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

This free eight-week workshop teaches basic programming using Scratch software and Google CS First. Upon graduation students will receive a Chromebook and a t-shirt. In order to be eligible to earn a free computer, participants must attend every class.

Ages 10-14. Registration is required by calling 314-994-3300; registration at the library is not allowed. Limited to 12 students (only one person per household may participate).

28
Mar

Author Event - Jack Schramm, "Passionate Purpose"

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Jack Schramm’s public career spans 50 years at state, federal, and international levels. Beginning his political career as an elected member of the Missouri House of Representatives, Jack specialized in complex, innovative legislation. The Carter Administration then appointed Jack Regional Administrator in the newly established U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In the last 25 years as a governance consultant, Jack has worked on assignments in 26 countries.

28
Mar

MaKey MaKeys

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

Make bananas into bongos, celery into a piano, or gummy worms into a game controller using MaKey MaKeys, an invention kit for the 21st century.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

28
Mar

BT Book Group

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

Come and join the book group for a lively discussion. This month's selection is “The Oregon Trail” by Rinker Buck.
Adults. Registration required.

28
Mar

Yoga @ Your Library

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

Enjoy a basic yoga class to relieve stress, increase strength, and improve flexibility. Beginners welcome. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat. Adults & Teens. Registration required.

28
Mar

The Science of Magic

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

Explore invisibility, super-strength, levitation and mind reading and find out what they do or do not have to do with real science. Presented by Circus Kaput. Ages 9-12.

28
Mar

Detective Science

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

Inspect fingerprints, mystery powders, ink samples and teeth impressions.
Create a composite from memory and use the Personal Profile kit to build an identity. Presented by Mad Science.
Ages 5–12. Registration required. Auditorium.

28
Mar

Minecraft for Kids

7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Crazy about Minecraft? Curious but have never played? Come learn how to play, work on your world, or explore the amazing world of Minecraft. We welcome players of all skills, no experience necessary.
Ages 7-11. Registration required. Limit 10. Computer lab.

28
Mar

P.J. Story Time

7:00 p.m. to 7:35 p.m.

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month for a variety of stories, songs and finger plays! You can even wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed friend or blanket.