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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.
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.

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 "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 "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.

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

Mindful Movement with Maggie (ages 2-5)

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Early Learning
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Join youth-certified yoga instructor Maggie Salem for a half hour of toddler mindful movement. Yoga mats will be provided.

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Early Learning
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join youth-certified yoga instructor Maggie Salem for a half hour of toddler mindful movement. Yoga mats will be provided.

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.
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.

Community Hike @ Trail of Tears (all ages)

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Trail of Tears State Park at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Meet Alli out at the Trail of Tears Visitor Center for an interactive, guided hike through nature. 

Offsite Event
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Trail of Tears State Park
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Meet Alli out at the Trail of Tears Visitor Center for an interactive, guided hike through nature. 

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.

Creating Cartoon Characters with Will Stuck (ages 6-11)

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Join Will Stuck (and his 20+ years of cartooning experience) at the library to learn how to create your own cartoon character!

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:

Join Will Stuck (and his 20+ years of cartooning experience) at the library to learn how to create your own cartoon character!

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.

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room 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: Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

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

Tuesday, June 18, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

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

Tuesday, June 25, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Meet the String Instrument Family (ages 6-11)

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Forum / Speaker, Performance
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Join us for an hour of musical adventures as Mr. Steve introduces the string instrument family.

Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Forum / Speaker, Performance
Event Details:

Join us for an hour of musical adventures as Mr. Steve introduces the string instrument family.

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.

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

Tuesday, July 2, 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.

Mindful Movement with Maggie (ages 2-5)

Friday, July 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Early Learning
Age Group:
Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Join youth-certified yoga instructor Maggie Salem for a half hour of toddler mindful movement. Yoga mats will be provided.

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Early Learning
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join youth-certified yoga instructor Maggie Salem for a half hour of toddler mindful movement. Yoga mats will be provided.

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.

Crop It Like It's Hot: Taking Great Vacation Photos Using Your Smartphone (ages 18+)

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Praxair Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Adults, Seniors
Event Details:

Going on vacation this summer? Come to our FREE photography class taught by Southeast Missouri State University's Professor Emily Denlinger, and learn how to take fantastic vacatio...

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Going on vacation this summer? Come to our FREE photography class taught by Southeast Missouri State University's Professor Emily Denlinger, and learn how to take fantastic vacation photos with your smartphone.

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.

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

Tuesday, July 9, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

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

Tuesday, July 16, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Adventures in Sewing (ages 6-11)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Program Room at CGPL
Program Type:
Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Join our summer art teacher, Cristy Crites, in learning a basic sewing technique to make your own adventure bag!

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
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 learning a basic sewing technique to make your own adventure bag!

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.

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

Tuesday, July 23, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Bike Night with Cyclewerx (ages 6-11)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Back Lawn at CGPL
Program Type:
Class / Workshop, Games & Activities
Age Group:
Youth, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Bring your bike to the library to test out our bicycle safety course, enjoy a popsicle, receive a free bike helmet, and meet the crew from Cyclewerx!

Required
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Games & Activities
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Bring your bike to the library to test out our bicycle safety course, enjoy a popsicle, receive a free bike helmet, and meet the crew from Cyclewerx!

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.