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Events & Classes

Format: 06/26/2017
Format: 06/26/2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

26
Jun

Fantasy and Science Fiction Diorama Contest

Construct a diorama depicting your favorite imagined place from pop culture or stories and drop it off for judging this week. Submissions will be displayed in the library during the month of July. Please visit the Service Desk for rules and information. Grades 6-12.

26
Jun

Animal Architects

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

Get up close with animals that build, dig and some that even disassemble their homes. Presented by Animal Tales.

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

26
Jun

Beginning a Genealogical Research Project

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

Learn about the genealogical research process--getting started, organizing and citing your findings, navigating the library, using various research formats (print, microfilm, and electronic), and discovering the many resources available in History & Genealogy at St. Louis County Library. If you have little or no experience with genealogical research, this is the class for you.

26
Jun

Hamilton!

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

A fun, interactive look into the world of musical theatre and the extremely popular show, “Hamilton.” We will try singing, acting and dancing from several popular and classic shows. Presented by DaySpring School of the Arts. Ages 10–14. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

26
Jun

Missouri Botanical Garden Story Time

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

Listen to a nature-inspired story and plant a seed to take home. Ages 3-8. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

26
Jun

Y is for Yoga

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

Stretch your imagination with stories and exercise in this yoga story time. Comfy, stretchy clothes suggested.
Ages 2-5. Registration required. Auditorium.
Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

26
Jun

Food Architecture

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

Construct buildings and landmarks using food items.
Ages 6-11. Registration required. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

26
Jun

Teen Volunteer Corps

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

Earn volunteer hours by giving feedback about library services, helping at events, shelving and assisting with the library's bed in our community garden. To be eligible, you must commit to attending our meetings on the 4th Monday of every month.
Ages 12-18.

26
Jun

Teen Arcade

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Get your game on! This monthly program features games for the Wii U and Xbox 360 consoles with Kinect. All skill levels welcome. Grades 6-12.

26
Jun

Paws for Reading

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

Did you know that dogs love to hear you read? Bring a book, or choose one of ours. Practice reading out loud to these furry friends!
Ages 5-11. Registration required. Small Meeting Room.

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

26
Jun

Come Write In

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

Writing doesn't have to be a solitary act. The library will provide plenty of comfortable space, power outlets for your laptops and refreshments.
Adults and Teens.

26
Jun

LEGO Zone

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

Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out. Join us for an evening of building fun. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity. LEGOS will be provided but cannot go home with you. Ages 5-12. Registration required.

26
Jun

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.

26
Jun

Floral Arrangements

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

Floral Arrangement
Learn the art of floral arrangement incorporating a variety of herbs. Adults. Registration required.

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

26
Jun

Minecraft

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

Play Minecraft on our library server. Try your hand at the game that’s sweeping the country. Beginners welcome, no Minecraft subscription required. Ages 8-14. Registration required.

26
Jun

Pancake Art

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

Learn pancake art from Dancakes. Materials provided. Grades 6-12. Registration required. Groups, please contact hosting branch for registration and to inquire about space availability for all summer programs.

26
Jun

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.

26
Jun

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 children. Space is limited.
Registration required for children ages 3-9. Please call Youth Services for more information or special accommodations.

26
Jun

Word: Mail Merge

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

Insert information from a Microsoft Word table or Excel spreadsheet to produce personalized multiple labels and letters. Registration required.

26
Jun

Alien Worlds

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Learn about planets and other anomalies outside our Solar System.
All ages. Registration required.

26
Jun

Knitting @ Sachs

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join us to knit, crochet or work on other fiber arts. Bring in a project you have already begun, start a new one, or share ideas and techniques with experienced knitters.
Adults and teens.

26
Jun

Science Fiction Book Club

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

This month we will discuss “Saga, vol. 1” by Brian K. Vaughan. Copies of the book will be available at the front desk of the Mid-County Branch.
Adults. Auditorium.

26
Jun

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. Registration required. Auditorium.