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Let’s Talk Teen Books: Sci-Fi

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook at CGPL
Program Type:
Virtual Program
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Being a teenager is hard enough without having to deal with artificial intelligence, time travel, and...aliens?! Check out these teen sci-fi novels!

Virtual Event
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:

Being a teenager is hard enough without having to deal with artificial intelligence, time travel, and...aliens?! Check out these teen sci-fi novels!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Gentle Yoga:

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Gentle Yoga

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00am - 8:00am
Penzel Conference Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Board Meeting
Age Group:
Adults
Board & Committee Meetings:

View agenda here.

Event Details:

The Board of Trustees is a policymaking board and is fiscally responsible for how the library’s funds are spent. With a few exceptions, the Board meets every month on the 4th Thurs...

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting

Board & Committee Meetings

View agenda here.

Event Details:

The Board of Trustees is a policymaking board and is fiscally responsible for how the library’s funds are spent. With a few exceptions, the Board meets every month on the 4th Thursday at 7:00 am in the Penzel Conference Room at the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Justin Hamm Poetry Performance: The American Midwest

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Performance
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Please join us for this special performance, during which poet Justin Hamm will share his poetry and photos, allowing you to see Missouri through the artist's eye. Justin Hamm i...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performance
Required
Seats Remaining: 66
Event Details:

Please join us for this special performance, during which poet Justin Hamm will share his poetry and photos, allowing you to see Missouri through the artist's eye.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Library Closed

All Day 5/26 - 5/27
CGPL

The library is closed for Memorial Day.

Closing
Branches:
CGPL
Description:

The library is closed for Memorial Day.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

May 2024 Budget Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:45am - 1:15pm
Penzel Conference Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Board Meeting
Age Group:
Adults
Board & Committee Meetings:

View agenda here.

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting

Board & Committee Meetings

View agenda here.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Let’s Talk Graphic Novels: Adventures!

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Facebook at CGPL
Program Type:
Virtual Program
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

This year's summer reading theme is Adventures at Your Library! Here are a few graphic novels to help you gear up for your own adventure!

Virtual Event
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:

This year's summer reading theme is Adventures at Your Library! Here are a few graphic novels to help you gear up for your own adventure!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Gentle Yoga

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Gentle Yoga:

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 13

Gentle Yoga

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Telling Your Story

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Forum / Speaker
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Do you have a collection of family journals and memorabilia, but don't know what to do with it? Do you wish you had a record of your family's stories? In this special presentation,...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Forum / Speaker
Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:

Do you have a collection of family journals and memorabilia, but don't know what to do with it? Do you wish you had a record of your family's stories?

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adventure Book Bingo (ages 18+)

All Day 6/1 - 7/31
Adult Services at CGPL
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Start your summer adventures at the library! Stop by the Adult Services desk to pick up an Adventure Book Bingo card beginning June 1st! We will be accepting completed bingo cards ...

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Start your summer adventures at the library! Stop by the Adult Services desk to pick up an Adventure Book Bingo card beginning June 1st!

Disclaimer(s)

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Where Have You Been? Interactive Map (all ages)

All Day 6/1 - 7/31
Adult Services at CGPL
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us in a community collaboration to see how much of the USA we have visited! We will have a giant wall map highlighting U.S. National Parks for you to mark where you have been....

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Join us in a community collaboration to see how much of the USA we have visited! We will have a giant wall map highlighting U.S. National Parks for you to mark where you have been.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

High Tea @ CGPL (all ages)

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Games & Activities
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Don your fanciest costume and join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, prizes, and TEA! Featuring food from Rosie's Bake Shoppe and tea from Old Town Spice Shoppe.  

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Games & Activities
Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:

Don your fanciest costume and join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, prizes, and TEA!

Featuring food from Rosie's Bake Shoppe and tea from Old Town Spice Shoppe.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adult Coloring: Outdoor Adventures (ages 18+)

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Praxair Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Adult Coloring:

Join us for a casual adult coloring session where we provide the pages, colored pencils, and a fun atmosphere to color and socialize.

Event Details:

This month we will color scenes of outdoor adventurous places.

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY

Adult Coloring

Join us for a casual adult coloring session where we provide the pages, colored pencils, and a fun atmosphere to color and socialize.

Event Details:

This month we will color scenes of outdoor adventurous places.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Page Turners Book Club (ages 18+)

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Penzel Conference Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us for our adult popular fiction book club, The Page Turners! Registration is required for new participants. Be sure to include your email address to receive notifications and...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Penzel Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Join us for our adult popular fiction book club, The Page Turners! Registration is required for new participants. Be sure to include your email address to receive notifications and book lists via email.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adventures in Drawing: Creative Aging Workshop (ages 55+)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us for a series of FREE fine arts workshops! In this series, participants will learn how to draw over the course of 8 guided sessions. Our professional teaching artist, Profes...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Join us for a series of FREE fine arts workshops! In this series, participants will learn how to draw over the course of 8 guided sessions.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Preschool Storytime:

This storytime is designed to help build reading readiness and kindergarten readiness skills and features longer books that are accompanied by a variety of activities, in...

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Storytime

This storytime is designed to help build reading readiness and kindergarten readiness skills and features longer books that are accompanied by a variety of activities, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Miniature Hobbit Houses (ages 6-11)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

We’re going on an adventure! Join our summer art teacher, Cristy Crites, in making an adorable miniature Hobbit house!  

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

We’re going on an adventure! Join our summer art teacher, Cristy Crites, in making an adorable miniature Hobbit house!

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Books on Tap: A Social Book Club (ages 18+)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ebb & Flow Fermentations at CGPL
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us for our free-form, read-what-you-want book club! This month's theme for discussion will be: “Adventure Awaits.” The theme for reading during June is: “Oh the Places You'...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Ebb & Flow Fermentations
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

Join us for our free-form, read-what-you-want book club! This month's theme for discussion will be: “Adventure Awaits.”

The theme for reading during June is: “Oh the Places You'll Go.”

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Expert Travel Tips: Traveling on a Budget (ages 18+)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Join us for a special series from travel experts at Elite Travel, Inc. Sessions include: June 4 - Traveling on a Budget - Join us to learn how to travel on a budget and make ...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Join us for a special series from travel experts at Elite Travel, Inc. Sessions include:

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

BabyBook (ages 0-1)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers
BabyBook:

BabyBook is a lapsit storytime that introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play!

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

BabyBook

BabyBook is a lapsit storytime that introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Gentle Yoga (ages 18+)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms at CGPL
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Gentle Yoga:

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Gentle Yoga

Join us for an hour of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat or bath towel, as well as a yoga block for your practice. Space is limited and registration is required.

Event Details:

Ages 18+

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Construction Club (ages 6-11)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Games & Activities
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Construction Club:

Two hours of free play will give kids the opportunity to get creative and build anything they choose with LOTS of LEGO. Work on your own creations or build as a team. The library w...

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Activities

Construction Club

Two hours of free play will give kids the opportunity to get creative and build anything they choose with LOTS of LEGO. Work on your own creations or build as a team. The library will provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time (ages 1-2)

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Toddler Time:

This interactive storytime introduces toddlers to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities. Learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills children ne...

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Toddler Time

This interactive storytime introduces toddlers to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities. Learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills children need to learn to read!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

DIY Treasure Maps (ages 6-11)

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Join our summer art teacher, Cristy Crites, in making your own treasure map! Share your maps with friends to see who can find the most treasure!  

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Join our summer art teacher, Cristy Crites, in making your own treasure map! Share your maps with friends to see who can find the most treasure!

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.