As part of National Poetry Month in April, we invite Callaway County youth to submit original poems with a chance to win an award and have your work displayed at the Callaway County Public Library and at www.dbrl.org . Awards will be given in three age categories: 5-8, 9-12 and 13-18. Get entry forms starting in April at the library or bookmobile; entries are due April 30. An awards ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Callaway County Public Library. Co-sponsored by the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program. Ages 5-18.
AARP volunteers offer free, confidential help with income taxes and Missouri Property Tax Credits to people with middle to low incomes, giving special attention to those aged 60 and older.
Enjoy big books, stories, songs and puppets. Ages 2 1/2 (30 mos.) to 5 with a parent.
These monthly story times incorporate music, books, participation and more. Adults with a caregiver.
Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion of "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. In this classic Newbery Medal-winning title, the facade of a "perfect" world without social ills serves to hide dark secrets.
This month's sale features biographies and Missouri connections. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m, and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to 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.
Come get an introduction to our new online learning service from Lynda.com. All library cardholders now have access to thousands of award-winning online classes and tutorials on technical skills, creative techniques and business strategies. For this class, you'll need your library card number and an email address. Basic Internet knowledge required. Registration begins Wednesday, March 18.
Learn to edit and manipulate photos and graphics for use in print or on the Web using this software. Registration begins Wednesday, March 18.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion. Don Tillman, a professor of genetics with something of a people problem, sets up a meticulous and logical project designed to find himself the perfect wife. Then he meets Rosie. She is everything he's not looking for in a wife and yet he gets pulled into her life and her own project to try to find her biological father. This madcap novel of romantic mismatch has garnered lots of great reviews.