We will have a booth to hand out information about the library and our summer programs. all ages
Unleash your three-dimensional creative genius using Lego bricks, markers and paper. Ages 5 and older.
Learn about popular web services like Pandora, Rdio and Spotify that let you listen to free music online. We'll show you how to access music and manage playlists. A basic understanding of the Internet and an email address are required. Registration begins Wednesday, May 15.
Learn the basics of the Mac operating system for desktop and laptop users. We'll talk about the essentials of using your Mac, including Apple's software for Internet browsing, email, music, photos, etc., and how to customize your computer to your needs. There will also be time to answer questions. Personal laptops are welcome, but not required. Registration begins Wednesday, May 15.
Stay engaged with reading at your library this summer. Sign up begins today for Little Diggers (birth-5), Dig Into Reading (5-12), the Beneath the Surface Teen Reading Challenge and the Groundbreaking Reads summer reading program for adults. Earn rewards as you read books and do other activities.
Use your camera to explore beneath the surface of your environment. Submit your photos in one of three categories by July 26 for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. This contest is open to all teens in Boone and Callaway Counties. Find contest rules and submission guidelines at teens.dbrl.org or at your library. Ages 12-18.
The Friends of the Southern Boone County Public Library will be selling a great selection of used, donated books. All proceeds go to support library services.
Learn to make some cool summer treats using fruit and other delicious ingredients. Co-sponsored by the Central Missouri Dietetic Association. Ages 5-9. Registration begins Tuesday, May 21.
Get tips on writing résumés and cover letters and find online resources to help you develop a professional résumé showcasing your skills, experience and education. Basic computer skills required. Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Bring a snack and join us for a discussion of the groundbreaking book "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson. First published in 1962, "Silent Spring" alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land and water.