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STArt @ your library - Science, Technology and Art Program for Kids


January-March | April-June | July-September | October-December

Sounds with Seuss  Kids

Romp through the wonderful world of sounds based on Dr. Seuss’ “Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?” Presented by The Magic House. Ages 3–5. Registration required.

Monday, October 16  10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Friday, October 20 10:00 a.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, November 2 2:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Tuesday, November 21 10:00 a.m. Weber Road
Thursday, December 7 10:00 a.m. Cliff Cave
Monday, December 11 10:00 a.m. Bridgeton Trails


Animal Friends of Land and Sea  Kids

Learn about animal sounds in the wild and the science of the sea. Presented by Mad Science. Ages 3–5. Registration required.  

Monday, October 9 10:30 a.m. Rock Road
Monday, October 30 10:00 a.m.  Indian Trails
Wednesday, November 8 6:30 p.m. Prairie Commons
Monday, November 13 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Monday, December 11 2:00 p.m. Oak Bend


Goopy Science  Kids

Make a mess with some ishy, squishy science fun! Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Tuesday, October 3 10:00 a.m. Headquarters
Tuesday, October 10 10:00 a.m.  Meramec Valley
Tuesday, October 10 3:30 p.m.  Bridgeton Trails
Wednesday, October 11 3:30 p.m. Natural Bridge
Tuesday, October 17 6:00 p.m.  Lewis & Clark
Thursday, October 19  10:00 a.m.   Cliff Cave
Friday, October 20 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
  & 1:30 p.m.  
Thursday, October 26 6:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Monday, November 6 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Friday, November 17 2:00 p.m.  Prairie Commons
Thursday, December 7 2:00 p.m.  Indian Trails
Tuesday, December 26 3:30 p.m. Grant’s View


Tinker Tots  Kids    

Free imaginative play builds language and critical thinking skills while having fun. Use a variety of curious objects to tinker and create in this imaginative workshop. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Friday, October 6  10:00 a.m. Headquarters
Thursday, October 26 6:30 p.m. Prairie Commons
Saturday, November 4 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Wednesday, November 8 10:00 a.m.  Samuel C. Sachs
Tuesday, November 14 10:00 a.m.  Meramec Valley
Monday, November 27 10:00 a.m. Bridgeton Trails
Saturday, December 2 10:00 a.m. Natural Bridge


Preschool Percussion  Kids

We will provide all sorts of fun things to make beats on and with. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Monday, October 2 6:30 p.m. Meramec Valley
Thursday, October 5 2:00 p.m. Indian Trails
Tuesday, October 17 10:00 a.m.  Weber Road
Monday, October 23 10:00 a.m. Bridgeton Trails
Friday, November 17 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
  & 1:30 p.m.  
Thursday, November 30 10:00 a.m. Cliff Cave
Saturday, December 2 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Monday, December 4 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Thursday, December 14 6:30 p.m.  Jamestown Bluffs


Dance Party  Kids

Get ready to move when you hear some old favorites and learn new songs that will have you dancing all day! Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Tuesday, October 10 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Thursday, November 2 2:00 p.m. Indian Trails
Friday, December 8 10:00 a.m. Meramec Valley
Wednesday, December 13 2:00 p.m. Weber Road
Friday, December 15 10:00 a.m. Headquarters


Meteorites, Moons and the Milky Way  Kids

Meet astronauts, fix alien spaceships and learn about our solar system!  Dino O’Dell will take you on an interstellar music and storytelling journey through outer space. Ages 3–8.   

Wednesday, October 4 3:30 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Thursday, October 5 10:00 a.m. Cliff Cave
Thursday, October 5 3:30 p.m. Weber Road
Friday, October 6 10:00 a.m. Prairie Commons
Friday, October 6 6:30 p.m. Meramec Valley


Amazing Creatures!  Kids

Journey into the wild realm of animals with zoo naturalist, Dianne Moran, with live animals to enhance the experience. Ages 5–10. Registration required.

Wednesday, October 11 6:30 p.m. Headquarters
Monday, October 16 6:00 p.m.  Oak Bend
Monday, November 6 4:00 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Wednesday, November 8  2:00 p.m.  Natural Bridge
Wednesday, November 15 6:30 p.m. Lewis & Clark
Saturday, December 16 3:30 p.m. Eureka Hills
Thursday, December 28  2:00 p.m. Indian Trails
Friday, December 29 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave


Science SmARTS  Kids

Investigate the science behind pigments, perspective and paper. Use your creativity, get a little messy and do some science! Presented by Saint Louis Science Center. Ages 6–9. Registration required. .

Monday, October 16 4:30 p.m. Grant’s View
Saturday, October 21 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Thursday, November 16 4:30 p.m. Headquarters
Tuesday, November 21 4:00 p.m. Rock Road
Tuesday, December 5 6:30 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs


Family Science Night Kids

An evening packed with scientific experiences for children and their families. Presented by Pfizer.

Tuesday, October 17 6:30 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, October 26 6:30 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Wednesday, November 15 6:30 p.m. Rock Road
Tuesday, November 28  7:00 p.m. Eureka Hills
Friday, December 1 6:30 p.m.  Prairie Commons
Monday, December 4 6:30 p.m. Weber Road


Wiley and the Hairy Man Kids

Meet Wiley, a plucky heroine who matches wits with the Hairy Man and conquers her own fears. Presented by Leverage Dance Theater. Ages 5-12.

Saturday, October 28 10:30 a.m. Bridgeton Trails
Saturday, November 18 2:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Saturday, December 2 2:00 p.m. Grant's View


The Really Awesome, Super-Perfect, Song Writing Workshop! Kids

Explore the creative process in a hands-on songwriting workshop with Dino O’Dell utilizing improvisation, idea generation and collaboration techniques. Ages 9–12. Registration required.

Monday, October 2 6:30 p.m. Bridgeton Trails
Tuesday, October 3 6:30 p.m. Grant's View
Wednesday, October 4  6:30 p.m. Rock Road


Musical Traditions from the Middle East Kids Teen

Through ancient stories and song, two of St. Louis’ most talented multi-instrumentalists, Farshid Soltanshahi, a native of Iran, and Sandy Weltman, lead the journey to the Middle East. Ages 5–14.

Wednesday, October 18  6:30 p.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Saturday, October 21 2:00 p.m. Weber Road
Monday, November 27 7:00 p.m. Prairie Commons
Wednesday, December 6 6:30 p.m. Headquarters


Shadow Shaping Kids

Create creature sculptures and cast different shadows to create creepy works of art in motion. Ages 6–11. Registration required.

Saturday, October 14 2:00 p.m. Prairie Commons
Saturday, October 21 3:00 p.m. Eureka Hills
Wednesday, October 25 4:30 p.m. Headquarters
Wednesday, December 27 2:00 p.m. Grant’s View