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Learn about the Library Telescope with Chuck Simms

Discover Science

2021-06-01 00:00:00 2021-06-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Learn about the Library Telescope with Chuck Simms Learn about the library telescope and how to use it and have fun viewing the night sky. Presenter Chuck Simms. Virtual

Tuesday, June 01
All day

Add to Calendar 2021-06-01 00:00:00 2021-06-01 23:59:00 America/Chicago Learn about the Library Telescope with Chuck Simms Learn about the library telescope and how to use it and have fun viewing the night sky. Presenter Chuck Simms. Virtual

Learn about the library telescope and how to use it and have fun viewing the night sky. Presenter Chuck Simms.

Chuck Simms is a member of the Astronomical Society of Eastern Missouri, International Dark Skies-Missouri Chapter, and the Library Telescope Program, Chuck has had a life-long interest in science. He has been leading the Library Telescope in St. Charles county for the last 6 years as he shares his love of astronomy.

This is a virtual class.  Watch HERE for the recorded video.

Any questions or concerns about the telescope information listed in this video? Go to: Link HERE for more information. This website is intended to serve as a resource center for patrons wanting to use the library telescope. Once a patron gets through the back-to-back videos offered here, specific questions can be addressed at this website.

Astronomy is a very popular citizen science category.

Explore the projects on SciStarter Astronomy Magazine

Learn how to be a Citizen Scientist, 

telescope

AGE GROUP: | Age 50+ | Age 18+ |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | STEM | ADULT |

TAGS: | AD |

Virtual

Phone: 636-441-2300

Hours

Virtual

Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Enjoy Library classes & events without leaving home! Use your phone, tablet, or computer to discover entertaining and educational broadcasts for all ages.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 11, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for babies birth to 11 months and their caregivers.

Tue, May 11, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep school aged kids thinking and learning. Have fun learning new facts about hippos you may have never known.

Tue, May 11, All day
Virtual
Explore a different topic related to mental health each month.

Tue, May 11, All day
Virtual
Tired of all this screen time and need a little self-care? Grab a self care kit designed with love! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 11, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Tue, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile to help you find a better job and make valuable business connections. Presenter: Frank Alaniz.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Please see below for e-book and e-audio links in Hoopla, or request a copy of this book to be held at the Orchard Farm Branch.

Tue, May 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Trained CHADS facilitators will facilitate a discussion with youth about how to care for your mental health & the mental health of your peers, including how to get help when it is needed. Register

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Commons - 240 & 243
Open to the Public. Monthly Library Board of Trustees Meeting to be held in Community Council Room 240/243 at the Spencer Road Branch.

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Pick up a copy at the Children's desk at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch.

Wed, May 12, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for one-year-olds and their caregivers.

Wed, May 12, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please read or listen to the book in advance. Copies are available at the Spencer Road Branch Information Desk, drive up window, or electronically.

Wed, May 12, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Bring your work in progress and connect with others who share your hobby. Knitters welcome!

Wed, May 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Make a mystery craft using verbal instructions only. Do NOT open the bag until the program starts! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the McClay Branch reference desk.
This event is full

Wed, May 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Author Celia Kibler presents their latest book, "Raising Happy Toddlers: How to Build Great Parenting Skills and Stop Yelling at Your Kids."

Wed, May 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
The Genreflection Book Challenge will get you to explore topics, formats, or genres by reading 24 books of your choosing that you might not otherwise try.

Wed, May 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
For beginners, seasoned cooks, and everyone in between. Learn about the marvels of the Instant Pot, from safety to unconventional uses. We share our experiences and lots of recipes.

Wed, May 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Middendorf-Kredell reference desk.

Rescheduled
Thu, May 13, All day
New date Tuesday, May 04, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Deer Run Branch reference desk.

Thu, May 13, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Thu, May 13, 1:30am - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Make music and new friends at the library!

Thu, May 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Learn the seven healthy habits of a motivated diabetic, including extensive nutrition and exercise specifics. . Learn this information from our partner Oasis Health.Register

Thu, May 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Warm up your muscles and stretch your mind as we explore the science and the fun of body movement. Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk.

Thu, May 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Pick up a copy at the Youth Services Desk at Spencer Road branch or at the Drive-Up Window.

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Let's create a fabulous origami design that is easy to make.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Corporate Parkway branch.

Fri, May 14, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs and activities for two-year-olds and their caregivers.

Fri, May 14, All day
Virtual
Discover the many uses knots have for everyday encounters and a few facts too. Learn three simple knots; the overhand, hitch and fisherman’s knot.

Fri, May 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Ancient art history expert, Diana Krumholz McDonald, whisks you around the globe in search of the greatest art ever created and delivers insight into the fascinating cultures that produced them.

Fri, May 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Hello, Adventurers! The Library invites you to explore, build, and survive with us!

Sat, May 15, All day
Virtual
Activities for a healthier you!

Sat, May 15, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep kids thinking and learning. We will look at what grows in the garden and what it needs to grow.

Sat, May 15, All day
Virtual
A cooking competition inspired by your favorite Disney movies.

Sun, May 16, All day
Virtual
Lessons with Numbers is designed to inspire talk, play, & learning about different numbers. Enjoy stories, songs, and more based on a different number each week.

Sun, May 16, All day
Offsite
The St. Charles City-County Library provides Storybook Walks throughout St. Charles County to offer a unique approach to reading. The Storybook Walks are open daily during park hours.

Sun, May 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
This is an advanced class for people who want to grow deeper into their meditation practice and achieve full benefits of meditation.

Mon, May 17, All day
Virtual
Open-ended and explorative preschool art session focused on the process of making art. Dress to be messy.

Mon, May 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of Lake of the Ozarks by Bill Geist at the Augusta Branch. or curbside.

Mon, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Be a part of the decision making process at the Library. Help plan programs, give book recommendations, promote the library!

Mon, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Create miniature flowers, a doormat, and a corkboard. Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk.

Mon, May 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Do you enjoy table top roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons? Or are you new and really want to try it out? Either way you're welcome to join!

Mon, May 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
St. Louis is a brewing center, with breweries both large and small. We even had 36 breweries active during the Civil War. Doug Schneider, Tour Guide #MOBicentennail

Tue, May 18, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for babies birth to 11 months and their caregivers.

Tue, May 18, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Tue, May 18, All day
Virtual
We will be making a windchime out of a flowerpot. Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Deer Run Branch reference desk.
This event is full

Tue, May 18, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning!

Tue, May 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Spencer Road information desk.

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Kisker reference desk.

Wed, May 19, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for one-year-olds and their caregivers.

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Please read or listen to the book in advance. Copies of "Beneath a Scarlet Sky" are available at the Library Express at WingHaven®.

Wed, May 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Bring your work in progress and connect with others who share your hobby. Knitters welcome!

Wed, May 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Local quilters come together each month to share ideas and discuss quilting projects.

Wed, May 19, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Virtually hangout with your friends, chat & game via Zoom. We will play a variety of online games including Jackbox, Among Us

Wed, May 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia. This program is presented by Alzheimer's Association. Register

Wed, May 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Learn Cricut® basics and beyond.

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
Pick up a copy at the Spencer Road Branch Youth Desk or Drive-Up Window.

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Learn why hammock camping is the hot new trend in sleeping outdoors.

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Get ready for baseball season with a virtual game of trivia. Small prizes will be awarded.

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Author Meredith Tate presents her latest book, "Shipped," a YA contemporary romcom.

Thu, May 20, All day
Virtual
Bring the whole family and a stuffed friend for stories and songs in your pajamas!

Thu, May 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney at the Boone's Trail Branch or Curbside.

Thu, May 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Deer Run Branch Library Circulation Desk.

Thu, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
Explore the state of Minnesota through virtual experiences, games, fun facts, and activities! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk.

Thu, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Please pick up a copy of this book on the hold shelf at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch.

Thu, May 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Have an up-close, virtual encounter with snakes, turtles, frogs, toads, and lizards, all of which could be living right in your backyard!

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Please read or listen to the book in advance. Copies are available at the Spencer Road Branch Information Desk or drive up window, as well as electronically.

Fri, May 21, All day
Virtual
Create a checker board game that can travel with you! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Spencer Road Branch children's desk or drive up window.

Fri, May 21, All day
Virtual
Discover Crafting! Create feathers out of yarn to make earrings and a keychain. Pick up supplies at the McClay branch via curbside service or at the reference desk starting May 1st.
This event is full

Fri, May 21, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs and activities for two-year-olds and their caregivers.

Sat, May 22, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! Can you name the planets in order?

Sat, May 22, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep kids thinking and learning. Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk.

Sat, May 22, All day
Virtual
A cooking competition inspired by your favorite Disney movies.

Sat, May 22, 8:00am - 10:30pm
St. Louis Greenway has teamed up with the St. Louis Audubon Society on a series of beginner bird walks on greenways.

Sat, May 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Pick up a copy at the reference desk at the Corporate Parkway branch.

Sun, May 23, All day
Virtual
Lessons with Numbers is designed to inspire talk, play, & learning about different numbers. Enjoy stories, songs, and more based on a different number each week.

Sun, May 23, All day
Offsite
The St. Charles City-County Library provides Storybook Walks throughout St. Charles County to offer a unique approach to reading. The Storybook Walks are open daily during park hours.

Mon, May 24, All day
Virtual
Learn, move, and play for a healthy you!
This event is full

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join a vestibular physical therapist to learn about your body's balance systems. Learn this information from our partner Oasis Health.Register

Mon, May 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
Discuss and share ideas that affect us and the world we live in. Are you a news junkie? Do you like to keep up with current events? Feel free to bring in news stories, topics and headlines to explore.

Mon, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Join LGBTQ+ teens and allies to watch movies, talk books and more with like-minded individuals!

Mon, May 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Hello, Adventurers! The Library invites you to explore, build, and survive with us!

Rescheduled
Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Monday, May 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Middendorf-Kredell reference desk.

Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Middendorf-Kredell reference desk.

Tue, May 25, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! Repurpose items in a fun kaleidoscope. Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Deer Run Branch reference desk.
This event is full

Tue, May 25, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Tue, May 25, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for babies birth to 11 months and their caregivers.

Tue, May 25, All day
Virtual
Learn how to make some colorful spoon garden markers to dress up your garden this Spring!

Tue, May 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
The Landings of O'Fallon Memory Care, Activities Staff

Tue, May 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Be a part of the decision making process at the Library. Help plan programs, give book recommendations, promote the library, and eat some snacks!
Registration opens Tuesday, May 25 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, May 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Corporate Parkway reference desk.

Canceled
Tue, May 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Pick up a copy at the Children's desk of the Middendorf-Kredell Branch.

Wed, May 26, All day
Middendorf-Kredell Branch
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for one-year-olds and their caregivers.

Wed, May 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Bring your work in progress and connect with others who share your hobby. Knitters welcome!

Wed, May 26, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Commons - 240 & 243
Open to the Public. Library Board of Trustees Annual Budget Work Session

Wed, May 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
New venue Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Come hang out with friends and fellow gamers, we will be playing Among Us

Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Get healthy using wearable technology, smart scales, and apps.

Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Join us as we play a few games of bingo virtually.

Thu, May 27, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Thu, May 27, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Thu, May 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Explore the life and artwork of the amazing Vincent van Gogh!

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Kathryn Linnemann Drive-Thru window. Find the ebook at mylibrary.org.

Fri, May 28, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs and activities for two-year-olds and their caregivers.

Fri, May 28, All day
Virtual
Join us as we paint on a glass vase! You can paint anything you want! Pick up supplies at the Spencer Road Branch Youth Services desk or at the Drive-Up Window.

Fri, May 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Ancient art history expert Diana Krumholz McDonald whisks you around the globe in search of the greatest art ever created and delivers insight into the fascinating cultures that produced them.

Fri, May 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Craft and chat about all things bookish with three literary ladies! Pick up a take and make supply kit at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch children's desk starting on 5/1/2021. #summerchallenge2021

Sat, May 29, All day
Virtual
Art Exploration! Create marbled paper using shaving cream and food coloring!

Sat, May 29, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep kids thinking and learning. Learn about swimming and make a fun craft.

Sat, May 29, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep school aged kids thinking and learning.

Sat, May 29, All day
Virtual
A cooking competition inspired by your favorite Disney movies.

Sun, May 30, All day
Offsite
The St. Charles City-County Library provides Storybook Walks throughout St. Charles County to offer a unique approach to reading. The Storybook Walks are open daily during park hours.

Rescheduled
Mon, May 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Monday, May 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Middendorf-Kredell reference desk.

Tue, Jun 01, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Deer Run Branch reference desk. #SummerChallenge2021

Tue, Jun 01, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 01, All day
Virtual
Learn about the library telescope and how to use it and have fun viewing the night sky. Presenter Chuck Simms.

Tue, Jun 01, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for babies birth to 11 months and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual - Facebook Live
Summer Challenge begins with a concert featuring Marko Polo! Sing along to songs about some amazing endangered species and get ready to read, play, and learn with us this summer! #summerchallenge2021

Tue, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Explore musical events that speak to and about Missouri and where and when they will happen! From ragtime, blues, and jazz to country, classical, folk, hip-hop, and more. #MOBicentennial Register

Wed, Jun 02, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for one-year-olds and their caregivers. #summerchallenge2021

Wed, Jun 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Virtual
This class is a collaborative effort between the YMCA of GSL, St. Luke’s Hospital, and the Alzheimer’s Association designed to inspire and motivate you to take action that promotes brain health! Register

Wed, Jun 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of Daisy Jones and the Six at the Kisker reference desk.

Wed, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Bring your work in progress and connect with others who share your hobby. Knitters welcome!

Wed, Jun 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Hang out with friends and fellow gamers; we will be playing a variety of online games such as Jackbox, Among Us, Drawful and skribbl.io.

Wed, Jun 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Deer Run Branch circulation desk or check out the item through our Hoopla or OverDrive/Libby services.

Thu, Jun 03, All day
Virtual
Learn how to make a pretty beachy candle to add to your summer décor!

Thu, Jun 03, All day
Virtual
Art exploration! Create a bottlecap keychain with your favorite pet photo. #summerchallenge2021
Registration opens Saturday, May 15 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 03, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills. #summerchallenge2021

Thu, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Participants should read and cook from the cookbook in advance. Cookbooks are available at the Spencer Road Branch Information Desk.

Thu, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Compare the book and movie at this Book to Movie Discussion! Please pick up a copy of this book and movie at the Kathryn Linnemann Branch.

Fri, Jun 04, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs and activities for two-year-olds and their caregivers.

Fri, Jun 04, All day
Virtual
Are you new to Medicare?  Or, do you want to understand how to evaluate your spending under Medicare? CLAIM can help. A CLAIM-certified counselor will present information on Medicare.

Fri, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
This is an online Family trivia. Test your family's knowledge about all things relating to our Summer Challenge theme "Tails & Tales." #summerchallenge2021

Sat, Jun 05, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics that keep school-aged kids thinking and learning. Create a unique dinosaur painting using the pointillism painting technique.

Sat, Jun 05, All day
Middendorf-Kredell Branch
Fun exploration of topics that keep kids thinking and learning. #SummerChallenge2021
Registration opens Saturday, May 22 2021 at 9:00am

Sun, Jun 06, All day
Virtual
Lessons with Numbers is designed to inspire talk, play & learning about different numbers. Enjoy stories, songs and more based on a different number each week.

Sun, Jun 06, All day
Offsite
The St. Charles City-County Library provides Storybook Walks throughout St. Charles County to offer a unique approach to reading. The Storybook Walks are open daily during park hours.

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
"Let the Sun Shine" through this fun and easy suncatcher! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Corporate Parkway Branch reference desk. #summerchallenge2021

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
During Summer Challenge we will be reading stories about animals, big and small! Bring the whole family each Monday for the next installment. #summerchallenge2021

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
Make art with cardboard, aluminum foil, yarn, and markers.

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
Take home the pieces to make this adorable Stegosaurus! Recorded instructions will be available. #summerchallenge2021
Registration opens Saturday, May 15 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
Learn social and emotional skills to prepare for kindergarten. This program is intended for four- to five-year-old children and their caregivers. #summerchallenge2021

Mon, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Play 'Skribbl IO' Pictionary with the Library! #SummerChallenge2021

Mon, Jun 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Do you enjoy table top roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons? Or are you new and really want to try it out? Either way you're welcome to join!

Mon, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Ryan is a singer and songwriter along with the Library's School Services Coordinator. Enjoy this musical performance and learn about this year's Summer Challenge! #summerchallenge2021

Tue, Jun 08, All day
Middendorf-Kredell Branch
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills. Today's story time will be all about alligators and crocodiles! #SummerChallenge2021

Tue, Jun 08, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for babies birth to 11 months and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! In this LIVE virtual session we will explore the culture of India with take-and-make activities, crafts, and more!
Registration opens Saturday, May 15 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
Drop in to this virtual Teen Hangout and see your library friends! We’ll talk about what we’ve been doing lately and maybe play some online games together.

Tue, Jun 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Please see below for e-book and e-audio links in Hoopla or request a copy of this book to be held at the Orchard Farm Branch.

Tue, Jun 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
What do sellers miss when preparing their homes for sale?

Tue, Jun 08, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Commons - 240 & 243
Open to the Public. Monthly Library Board of Trustees Meeting to be held in Community Commons Room 240/243 at the Spencer Road Branch.

Wed, Jun 09, All day
Middendorf-Kredell Branch
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities for one-year-olds and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 09, All day
Virtual
Paint along with Barb to create a coastal/seaside painting step by step.

Wed, Jun 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Please read or listen to the book in advance. Copies are available at the Spencer Road Branch Information Desk, drive up window, or electronically.

Wed, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 4
Bring your work in progress and connect with others who share your hobby. Knitters welcome!

Wed, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Please pick up a copy of "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins at the Corporate Parkway Branch.

Wed, Jun 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 1
Test your Minecraft knowledge!

Wed, Jun 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 5
Make a mystery craft using verbal instructions only. Do NOT open the bag until the program starts! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the McClay Branch reference desk.

Wed, Jun 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
The Genreflection Book Challenge will get you to explore topics, formats, or genres by reading 24 books of your choosing that you might not otherwise try.

Wed, Jun 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Middendorf-Kredell reference desk.

Wed, Jun 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 6
Talk about the romance genre and books we love to read. This month's meeting will include a virtual visit from author Janna MacGregor!

Thu, Jun 10, All day
Virtual
Work together to make your backyard a welcoming place for a variety of creatures! Supply kits will be available at the MK Branch starting on 5/15/2021. Limit 1 kit per household. #summerchallenge2021
Registration opens Saturday, May 15 2021 at 11:00am

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 10, All day
New date Tuesday, June 01, All day
Virtual
Fun exploration of topics to keep thinking and learning! Pick up supplies for this take and make class at the Deer Run Branch reference desk. #SummerChallenge2021

Thu, Jun 10, All day
Virtual
Grow Your Reader with stories, songs, and activities that enhance early literacy skills. #summerchallenge2021

Thu, Jun 10, All day
Virtual
Let's have fun making a lot of toothpaste for an elephant, while learning some simple chemistry too. #SummerChallenge2021

Thu, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 2
Please pick up a copy of this book at the Corporate Parkway Branch

Thu, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room 3
Discover the tale of the unexpected discovery of Missouri's State Dinosaur with guest speaker, Eva Dunn! #summerchallenge2021 #MOBicentennial