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   Events for Kids @ Main (including Storytimes)
   Events for Teens @ Main
   Events for Adults @ Main (including Computer Classes)
DAM: Makerspace Events @ Main
  Murray Scholls Events (for kids, teens and adults including storytimes)

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  1. Calendar Overlay Events for Adults @ BCL Main (3)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids @ BCL Main (4)
  3. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Kids (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ Murray Scholls (1)

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Brain Fitness Class

    February 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Keeping our brains fit by learning new skills, exercising our memories, and challenging our brains to adapt and change can help delay or prevent the onset of memory challenges. No matter what your age, you can change and strengthen your brain! Come get your brain loose and limber with fun brain training games and exercises led by Certified Brain Fitness Trainer, Susan Carres. Registration required.

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  2. Gig Economy: The ABCs of Tax Planning for the (Accidentally) Self-employed

    February 11, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Are you a gig worker? Learn about the various tax forms you need (including details about the W2 and 1099, and reporting income beyond the 1099-K.), basic rules for independent contractors, tips and tricks for tracking expenses, and pitfalls to avoid. Presenter Jenna Gonzales has seven years of experience as a tax preparer for individual and small to medium-sized business clients, including partnerships and corporations. She has provided bookkeeping and business consultation services for over a decade. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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  3. Pacific Wonderland Poets

    February 11, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Meeting Room A

    This group is for poets at any level of expertise to meet and discuss their in-progress, original poems and provide courteous, constructive verbal or written commentary. Facilitated by Susan Swartwout, an award-winning poet, author, and professor emerita of English–Writing at Southeast Missouri State University; and M.L. Lyons, who was awarded an MFA fellowship from UW's Creative Writing Program. Ages 18 & up. Bring 10 copies of one original poem draft to distribute. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Toddler Storytime

    February 11, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Storytime Room

    Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. For toddlers ages 2-3, limited to the first 50 people.

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  2. Toddler Stay & Play

    February 11, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Storytime Room

    A playgroup for children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers. Join us for toys, socialization time and bubbles directly after storytime. Families are welcome to join us even If they do not attend storytime. Doors open at 10:45.

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  3. Preschool Storytime

    February 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Preschool Storytime is filled with interactive books, flannelboard stories, music and songs that will help your child develop the skills they need to get ready to read! It also promotes critical and imaginative thinking as well as social skills. A craft at the end reinforces the storytime theme. For kids ages 3-6.

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  4. Evening Storytime

    February 11, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storytime Room

    Everyone is welcome to join us for stories, songs, crafts and family time together! All ages.

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Murray Scholls Events for Kids

  1. Family Tech Night @ Murray Scholls

    February 11, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Get your hands on our STEM toys! A variety of toys will be available to tinker with and explore. Grades K-5 with family.

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Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults

  1. Make & Take: Heart Squishies @ Murray Scholls

    February 11, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Create your very own squishie that you can keep for yourself or give to a friend! Grades 5-8, registration required.

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Storytimes @ Murray Scholls

  1. Preschool Storytime @ Murray Scholls

    February 11, 2020, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    For kids ages 3-6. Preschool Storytime is filled with interactive books, flannel board stories, music and songs that will help your child develop the skills they need to get ready to read. It also promotes critical and imaginative thinking as well as social skills. A craft at the end reinforces the storytime theme.

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