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Adventure Book Bingo (ages 18+)

All Day 6/1 - 7/31
Adult Services
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
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Glow-in-the-Dark Paintings (ages 6-11)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us in creating glow-in-the-dark masterpieces inspired by the great artistic masters!

 

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.

Animal Tales Presents: Zoofari Earth! (all ages)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Get ready to go on an adventure all around the world with 6 exotic animal ambassadors—without even leaving the library!

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.

Animal Tales Presents: Zoofari Earth! (all ages)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Get ready to go on an adventure all around the world with 6 exotic animal ambassadors—without even leaving the library!

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+)

10:00am - 11:30am
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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.

Green Bear Storytime (ages 6-11)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join Green Bear for fun stories and crafts!

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.

Expert Travel Tips: Safety Tips for Traveling (ages 18+)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Oscar Christian Hirsch Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration 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)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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+)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time (ages 1-2)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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.

Book Club (ages 9-11)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

We're starting a book club!  Come sample our tasty reading recommendations.

Recommended for ages 9-11.

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.

U.S. National Parks Virtual Tour (ages 18+)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Join us in person as we watch 3-5 minute virtual tours of 18 U.S. National Parks. The National Parks we will be touring 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.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Laser Tag (ages 12-18)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Join us after-hours for an exciting game of Library Laser Tag!

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.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

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

Bite-Sized Chefs: Ice Cream in a Bag (ages 6-11)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Bite-Sized Chefs

Each month, build your recipe repertoire by exploring creative culinary techniques that are easy and pleasing to the eye. Create and enjoy a sample at the library, then take home the recipe ideas to dazzle your family and friends!

Help us be mindful of allergies; if you have any concerns, please call and ask prior to registering.

Event Details:

You can make delicious ice cream without an ice cream maker. All you need is a plastic baggie and 15 minutes (no seriously, that's it!). For ages 6-11.

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.

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

10:00am - 11:30am
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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.

Pokemon Battle Academy (ages 6-11)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Forum / Speaker, Games & Activities
Event Details:

Drop in to learn how to battle Pokemon! Use one of the library’s decks or bring your own!

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.

BabyBook (ages 0-1)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Meet the String Instrument Family (ages 6-11)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
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.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00am - 8:00am
Penzel Conference Room
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time (ages 1-2)

11:00am - 11:30am
Youth Program Room
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 "Teens" group.

Magic the Gathering (ages 12-18)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Drop in to develop your Planeswalking skills! Use one of the library’s decks or bring your own!

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.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.