Visit Bookmobile, Jr. at this carnival-style event offered by the University of Missouri Children’s Hospital. Activities include exploring big trucks, bicycle helmet fittings, safety booths and local stage entertainment. Event held rain or shine.
The Friends hold sales in the library lobby every Wednesday noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds support library services.
In honor of Arbor Day, plant a native Missouri tree. Stop by to get a free tree seedling from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Horticulturalist Alan Helland will be on hand to teach you how to select, plant and care for your young tree.
Find out if you are among the one out of every three people at risk for kidney disease by attending this free screening conducted by the National Kidney Foundation. You'll find out what your personal risk factors are, get your blood pressure checked, learn what your body mass index (BMI) is and speak with a healthcare professional about the results. Individuals who are at risk may also receive a test for albumin, an indicator of kidney malfunction. Register at http://www.kidney.org/KEEPregisterMO or call (913) 262-1551. Walk-ins are also welcome. Age 18 and older.
Working on a digital scrapbook? Interested in making your own home movie? Want to know more about using your digital camera? Need help transferring photos from your phone to a flash drive? Make an appointment for a 30-minute session to get technical help on any digital project. Mac or PC help is available. Registration begins Saturday, April 16.
Local musicians provide a musical backdrop at the Columbia Public Library on the first Sunday of every month. This month we present harpist Ruth Acuff.
Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards and big books. Parental participation is a must. Kids up to age 2 1/2 (30 mos.) walking confidently on their own.
Bring your baby for songs, rhymes and activities. Ages 24 months and younger.
Join us for songs, stories and activities for parents and kids. Ages 24-36 months with families.
Come join us for stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5.