The Grandview Branch is pleased to host Scott and Tanya Smith and the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge again this summer. Turpentine Creek is located in Eureka Springs, AR and is a refuge for abandoned “big cats.” The Smiths’ program will focus on the daily life of the big cats and will be accompanied by a chance to see a couple of the big cats that live at the refuge up close. Our program is on June 9th at 7pm and at 8pm. We hope to see you and your family at the Grandview Branch to learn how you can help these beautiful
Mr. Michael is coming! Mr. Michael is coming!Please join Mr. Michael for his Kidz in Motion program.There will be lots of singing, dancing and acrobatics.He will be at on the Platte City Library on Monday, July, 12 at 7:00pm. Join the FUN!
The Blue Springs North Branch is excited about hosting the Dome Theater on Monday, July 12 and Saturday, July 17th. The Dome Theater shows museum quality films on a variety of topics. Some of the films to be shown at the Blue Springs North Branch include the Dinosaur Prophecy, the Titanic, the Dead Sea and Pink Floyd's The Wall and Dark Side of the Moon. Most shows start on the half hour running from 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Monday and 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Mad Science is making an appearance at the MCPL Weston Branch on Tuesday, July 20 at 10:00am. Discover how butterflies begin life as caterpillars, how butterflies eat, and many other fun and fascinating butterfly facts. After the program, visit Weston’s own butterfly garden. Located north of the West Platte School Track, the garden was created by the 2nd graders at West Platte Elementary school.
Meet a live opossum and learn how he and his friends survives in your neighborhood at Opossum, Missouri’s Marsupial Thursday, July 8 at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Mid-Continent Public Library Kearney Branch.
Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park will bring some of these “seldom seen alive” critters to the library for you to see.
Settle around a morning campfire and listen to the Songs and Stories of the Cowboy Thursday, July 15 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Mid-Continent Public Library Kearney Branch. Join cowboy singer and songwriter Uncle Abe on a musical trail ride through the Old West complete with songs and stories full of lassos and lil’ doggies.
Ever wonder if a snake is slimy or if a turtle really carries his home on his back. Find out at Turtles, Snakes, Oh My!Thursday, July 22 at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Mid-Continent Public Library Kearney Branch. Join a Clay County ranger as he gives us the low-down on turtles, snakes and even salamanders. Find out where they live, what they eat, and why they do what they do. Don’t pass up the chance to hold or touch each animal.
This makes me think of the best dancing books that I have read. There are so many different stories that contain dancing as part of the characters backgrounds. I have selected my top three favorites to share with you.