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

Sensory Craft: Tape Resist Art (ages 18+)

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Sensory Craft Time

Our sensory craft times specialize in making crafts accessible and available to adults with mental disabilities. All are welcome to join, however, this session has been structured for adults with mental, behavioral, or physical disabilities. Two sessions are offered each month; please register for only one session.

Event Details:

This month we are making tape resist art using watercolor paper, paint, pipettes, and painter’s tape.

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.

Family Field Day Challenges (all ages)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Back Lawn
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Bring your sunscreen, bug spray, and competitive energy! Families will compete in outdoor challenges designed to test their physical aptitude and problem-solving skills. 

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: 2
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Expert Travel Tips: Top 5 American Road Trips (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: 26
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 "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Adventures in Sewing (ages 6-11)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & DIY, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "Teens" group.

Cultured Donuts: Dali (ages 12-18)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Learn about art history, practice your painting skills, and enjoy a donut!  Come back every month this year to learn about a new artist...and eat a new donut! For ages 12-18.

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.

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.

Teens Only

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

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

Don't Just Wing It! Tips & Tales from TSA (ages 18+)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Praxair Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Praxair Program Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Forum / Speaker, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Figuring out what to pack for a flight can be confusing. How much toothpaste can you actually bring in your carry-on?

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:

You’ve been reading your monthly books. Now join us again for snacks and sharing!

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Murder Mystery (ages 12-18)

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

There’s been a murder at the library! Don your cowboy hats and sheriff badges to find the killer...before it’s too late!

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.

Science Rocks (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: STEM / STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join our favorite scientist, Becky Hicks, for some exciting science experiments!

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.

Bite-Sized Chefs: Traveling S'mores (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:

Traveling s’mores is a mess-free twist on the campfire dessert. Stuff snack bags of Teddy Grahams with mini marshmallows and Hershey bars. No flame needed! 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: 2
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.

Bike Night with Cyclewerx (ages 6-11)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Back Lawn
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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.

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
Cancelled
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.

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.

Mama Katambwa Story Hour (all ages)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performance, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:

Join our wonderful guest performer, Mama Katambwa, in an exciting hour of props, music, dancing, and 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.

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.