Homeless individuals and families are encourage to attend and receive assistance, resources and services including: information about shelter/housing, food and clothing donations, identification cards, medical check-ups, mental health screening and substance abuse screening.
We’ll show you how to move digital images from your camera to your Mac, do basic organizing and editing in Apple's iPhoto software, then how to share your images. We'll also discuss features of the iPhoto app for iPhone and iPad. Registration begins Thursday, July 17.
What makes a rocket work? How can it go so fast? We’ll build and launch our own rockets to help us answer these questions. (To keep it safe, the rockets will be powered by compressed air and run along a special rocket track set up indoors.) We’ll talk about thrust, inertia and drag, and then choose a rocket sled plan we think will go the fastest. A high-speed camera will record the results. Hosted by Val Germann and cosponsored by the Central Missouri Astronomical Association. Ages 9-12. Registration begins Tuesday, July 15.
Calling all Doctor Who fans! Jump in your TARDIS and visit the library circa 2014 to join us for games, trivia and activities based on the British science fiction TV series. We'll even build our own sonic screwdriver replica. Costumes optional. All ages.
DNA testing helps families verify biological kinships and reveals ancestral origins such as whether a person has Native American or Jewish heritage. Several tests are available. Presenter Kathleen Brandt will help you understand the test options and what to expect. She'll explore three case studies that used DNA to track down family history. Brandt has over 15 years of experience in international genealogical research and has appeared on "Who Do You Think You Are" on TLC and NBC, and "Finding Your Roots" on PBS and The History Channel.
Drop in with your children to handle and investigate old-school technology like rotary phones, a typewriter, a record player and much more. Ages 4 and older.
On board, you'll find books, music CDs and DVDs for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
Learn about the science of dyes and mixing and matching color while you create your own tie-dyed t-shirt. We'll supply the shirts. All ages.
Your science explorations don't have to end, but Summer Reading does. Today is the final day for Summer Readers of all ages to claim rewards and enter into the final drawings for Summer Reading prizes.
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.