Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a résumé, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with "Learning Express Library" or sharpen your computer skills with our excellent self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Basic or Intermediate Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
These monthly story times incorporate music, books, participation and more. Adults with a caregiver.
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.
On board, you'll find a full array of library materials and services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up materials you've requested online or over the phone.
We're staging our own mock Newbery awards! Have a voice in selecting our own winner of the 2014 John Newbery Medal. At these fun sessions, you'll discuss Newbery finalists and defend the book you feel is the “Heavy Medalist” of the year. Library staff will facilitate along with Nancy Baumann, a local educator and previous Newbery committee member. Sessions will be held Wednesdays on Sept. 10, Oct. 1, 15, 29, Nov. 5, 19, Dec. 3, 17. Kids in grades 4-8. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2.
Master the basic functions of your Apple mobile device while exploring library services available directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Bring along your device, if you have one, and know your Apple ID. Basic Internet and email skills required. Registration begins Wednesday, October 1.
Historian Dennis Belcher will discuss the biography he wrote about General David S. Stanley, a medical student turned soldier who participated in some of the most important Civil War battles and fashioned the Union cavalry into an important and daunting power in the War's western theater. Copies will be available for purchase and signing. This event is one of many activities in conjunction with the American Library Association's traveling exhibition "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War" at the MU Law Library from September 17-October 31. A full listing of activities is at http://library.missouri.edu/about/events/lincoln/