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Events & Classes

Format: 07/27/2017
Format: 07/27/2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

27
Jul

Crafternoon

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Drop in for arts and crafts.
Ages 6 and up. Auditorium.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Excel II

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

Explore basic formulas and functions in a spreadsheet using Microsoft Office Excel. Printing options will also be covered. Registration required.

27
Jul

Summer Dance Series

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

Move to your favorite pop songs in an active jazz dance class! Learn a new dance, play games, and finish with a mini finale performance for friends and family. Wear dance shoes or tennis shoes and comfy clothes.
Ages 8-11. Meeting Room 1.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

The Juggling Jeff Show

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

Comedy, improv, juggling, jump roping and audience participation await you at this interactive show. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Teen Summer Movie: "Dr Strange"

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

MPAA rating: PG-13. 115 min. Ages 13-up. Auditorium.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Crafternoon

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Drop in for arts and crafts.
Ages 6 and up. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Summer Movie: "Storks"

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 87 min. Warner Animation

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Zen Zone

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Create your own zen-sational world at the library and learn how to bring that relaxation home.
Grades 6-12. Registration required.

27
Jul

American Girl Book Club at Chesterfield Mall

4:30 p.m.

Come share your love of all things American Girl! Each month, we’ll highlight a different character. We'll discuss the book, have crafts and activities, and eat a snack and pink lemonade. Free, but space at American Girl is limited and reservations are required; call toll-free 877-247-5223.

27
Jul

ESL

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

Learn to read, write and converse fluently in English. All skill levels welcome. Call 314-776-7102 to register.
Adults.

27
Jul

Explore My World

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

Stories and sensory play for babies and toddlers while caregivers learn how to identify good books for little ones.
Ages 0-36 months.

27
Jul

Cutthroat Kitchen

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

This exciting contest pairs your skills as a chef with your ability to think on your feet. Can you outwit and out-cook the competition? Grades 6-12. Registration required.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Improve Your English Accent

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

Accent modification, a way to improve your speech, is for anyone who has difficulty being understood due to a foreign accent or regional dialect. This 2 part program provides information about accent modification therapy from the Center for Hearing and Speech and demonstrates exercises for pronunciation of Standard American English sounds and intonation.
Adults Registration required. Auditorium.

27
Jul

Paint Your World

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

Explore your world through paint. No experience necessary. All materials provided. Adults and teens. Registration required.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Pancake Art

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

Learn pancake art from local artist Dan the Pancake Man. Materials provided.
Adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

27
Jul

Quilting Time

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

Bring your own quilting and sewing projects to work on and enjoy the company of fellow quilters and crafters.
Adults. Room 2.

27
Jul

Sand Art

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

Play in the sand and create a unique work of art. Ages 6-11. Registration required. Room 1.

Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

27
Jul

Adult Coloring

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

Coloring is a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Coloring sheets, gel pens and refreshments will be provided.
Adults. Registration required.

27
Jul

Author Event - Terry Tempest Williams, "The Hour of Land"

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

America’s national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic “Refuge” and the beloved memoir “When Women Were Birds,” presents “The Hour of Land,” a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. Part memoir, part natural history, and part social critique, “The Hour of Land” is a meditation and a manifesto on why wild lands matter to the soul of America.

27
Jul

Solar Eclipse Program

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

A total solar eclipse will be visible in our region in the summer of 2017. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the event and how to safely view it.
Ages 10 and up.

27
Jul

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

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

Are you interested in helping the library better serve teens? Join the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) to share your opinions and ideas while earning volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.