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


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

Math with Clifford  Kids

After listening to a Clifford tale, children sort the Big Red Dog’s belongings to discover simple math concepts of counting and size order. Presented by The Magic House. Ages 3–5. Registration required.

Wednesday, January 11 2:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Monday, January 23 10:00 a.m.  Grand Glaize
Wednesday, January 25 10:00 a.m.  Lewis & Clark
Tuesday, February 28 10:00 a.m. Prairie Commons
Monday, March 6 10:30 a.m. Thornhill
Tuesday, March 21 10:00 a.m. Weber Road

What Does a Fox Say?  Kids

Have you ever wondered what a fox, deer or squirrel really say? Get the answers and share your best animal imitations. Presented by Endangered Wolf Center. Ages 3–7. Registration required.

Tuesday, January 17 6:30 p.m.  Thornhill
Friday, January 20 10:00 a.m.  Headquarters
Tuesday, January 24  6:30 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Monday, February 13 10:00 a.m. Grant’s View
Saturday, February 18 10:00 a.m.  Rock Road
Monday, February 27 10:00 a.m.  Eureka Hills
Thursday, March 2 10:00 a.m.  Cliff Cave

Tots ‘n Tech  Kids

Have some play time with today’s top tech toys. Ages 3–6. Registration required.

Saturday, January 7 10:00 a.m.  Grant’s View
Wednesday, January 11  1:30 p.m.  Weber Road
Friday, January 13 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Thursday, January 19 10:00 a.m.  Mid-County
Tuesday, January 24 10:00 a.m.  Oak Bend
Monday, January 30 10:00 a.m. Eureka Hills
Tuesday, January 31 6:30 p.m.  Meramec Valley
Friday, February 3 10:00 a.m. Headquarters
Thursday, February 9  6:30 p.m.  Jamestown Bluffs
Monday, February 13  2:00 p.m.  Indian Trails
Monday, February 13 6:30 p.m. Natural Bridge
Thursday, February 16  10:00 a.m.  Cliff Cave
Thursday, February 23 6:30 p.m.  Prairie Commons
Monday, February 27 10:00 a.m.  Grand Glaize

Reuben, the Jealous Lion  Kids

It’s Elephant’s birthday and some of his friends plan to sing and play musical instruments at his party. Reuben becomes jealous and tries to spoil the party, but discovers he has no reason to be jealous. Presented by Jackie and “Papa” Wright. Ages 3–9.

Saturday, January 14  2:00 p.m. Prairie Commons
Wednesday, January 18 10:00 a.m. Lewis & Clark
Thursday, February 23 2:00 p.m. Natural Bridge
Saturday, March 4 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Monday, March 20 10:00 a.m.  Grant’s View

Wiggle, Waggle, Stomp!  Kids

Stretch, move and shake your body to become different animals, places and things. Ages 3–5. Registration required.

Tuesday, January 10  6:30 p.m. Meramec Valley
Friday, January 20 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.  Samuel C. Sachs
Monday, January 30 10:30 a.m.  Thornhill
Monday, February 6  10:00 a.m. Grand Glaize
Tuesday, February 21 2:00 p.m. Mid-County
Friday, February 24 10:00 a.m.  Headquarters
Thursday, March 16   10:00 a.m.  Cliff Cave
Monday, March 20 2:00 p.m. Indian Trails 

My Father’s Dragon  Kids

Discover the importance of perseverance and the power of imagination through a fantastic jungle journey past obstacles and wild animals. Presented by Imaginary Theatre Company. Ages 5–9.

Friday, March 3 6:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Zoobusters  Kids

Can you get warts from a toad? How do snakes smell their prey? Examine common misconceptions about animals with the help of some live animal guests. Presented by Saint Louis Zoo. Ages 8–11. Registration required.

Saturday, January 21 10:00 a.m. Samuel C. Sachs
Monday, January 30 6:30 p.m.  Cliff Cave
Saturday, February 11 2:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark
Saturday, February 18 3:00 p.m. Eureka Hills
Thursday, February 23 4:30 p.m.  Indian Trails
Wednesday, March 22 2:00 p.m.  Grant’s View
Thursday, March 23 2:00 p.m.  Prairie Commons

 Detective Science  Kids

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.

Wednesday, January 18 4:00 p.m. Rock Road
Wednesday, February 1 6:30 p.m.  Jamestown Bluffs
Thursday, March 16 2:00 p.m. Grand Glaize
Friday, March 17 2:00 p.m. Cliff Cave
Wednesday, March 22  2:00 p.m.  Weber Road
Tuesday, March 28 7:00 p.m.  Thornhill

The Science of Magic  Kids

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.

Saturday, January 7 2:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs
Monday, January 30 6:30 p.m.  Mid-County
Saturday, February 11 2:00 p.m.  Grant’s View
Thursday, March 2 6:30 p.m.  Thornhill
Tuesday, March 28  7:00 p.m.  Eureka Hills

Watercolor Doodling  Kids  Teen

Learn about watercolor paints, brushes and techniques while creating vibrant and bold artwork. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education. Ages 6–14. Registration required.

Tuesday, January 17 6:00 p.m. Oak Bend
Tuesday, January 31  7:00 p.m.  Eureka Hills
Saturday, February 25 2:00 p.m.  Weber Road
Tuesday, March 7 6:30 p.m.  Jamestown Bluffs
Tuesday, March 14 6:30 p.m.  Lewis & Clark
Friday, March 24 2:30 p.m.  Rock Road

Words from the Drum  Kids

The tales of African American folklore come to life as Kunama Mtendaji drums, sings, dances and tells stories from the United States, Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean. Ages 5 and up.

Wednesday, February 8   6:30 p.m.    Lewis & Clark
Thursday, February 23    6:30 p.m.    Grant’s View
Tuesday, February 28   7:00 p.m.    Indian Trails
Wednesday, March 1    7:00 p.m.    Headquarters
Saturday, March 11  10:00 a.m.   Cliff Cave
Friday, March 17 2:00 p.m.    Prairie Commons

The Secret Garden  Kids  Teen

A delightful tale of a young orphan girl who comes to live with her uncle in the English countryside and discovers a garden filled with memories that has been locked for years. Presented by The Hampstead Stage. Ages 5–14.

Monday, March 20  2:00 p.m. Weber Road
Monday, March 20   6:30 p.m.  Headquarters
Tuesday, March 21   2:00 p.m.  Natural Bridge

Frankenbooks  Kids

Use your creativity and sense of humor to alter a picture book and make it into a mashup of epic proportions. Books will be provided. Ages 8–12. Registration required.

Tuesday, January 17 6:30 p.m. Indian Trails
Monday, January 30 4:30 p.m.  Grant’s View
Monday, February 6   6:30 p.m.  Meramec Valley
Monday, February 6   6:30 p.m.  Weber Road
Saturday, February 11  10:00 a.m.  Grand Glaize
Tuesday, February 21  7:00 p.m.  Eureka Hills
Saturday, March 18   2:00 p.m.  Mid-County
Wednesday, March 22  2:00 p.m.  Prairie Commons
Saturday, March 25   2:00 p.m.  Samuel C. Sachs
Thursday, March 30   4:30 p.m.  Headquarters