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Thu 21
June 21 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 1-2)

This interactive story time introduces toddlers to books, reading, and language.
Thu 21
June 21 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Make an appointment to donate and #GiveMoreLife.
Thu 21
June 21 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

*Geodes (ages 9-12)

Each participant will get his/her own geode to crack open.
Thu 21
June 21 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Novel Group: A 20- & 30-Somethings Book Club

This month, we'll discuss Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
Fri 22
June 22 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rock Your Community (ages 12-18)

We will create art that explores the interconnections of a community through The Hexagon Project and SEMO Rocks.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
Bones

Bones

by Jonathan Kellerman
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
All These Wonders

All These Wonders

by Catherine Burns
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
LaRose

LaRose

by Louise Erdrich
Betty
Recommended
by Betty
The Alchemist

The Alchemist

by Paolo Coelho
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy

by Jenny Lawson
Kevin
Recommended
by Kevin
Star Wars Ahsoka

Star Wars Ahsoka

by E. K. Johnston
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

by Robin Sloan
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Smitten Kitchen Every Day

Smitten Kitchen Every Day

by Deb Perelman
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer

by Fredrik Backman
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

by Abraham Verghese
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
The Homemade Pantry

The Homemade Pantry

by Alana Chernila
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Song of the Lion

Song of the Lion

by Anne Hillerman
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
If I Stay

If I Stay

by Gayle Forman
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
American Gods

American Gods

by Neil Gaiman
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home

Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home

by Jessica Fechtor
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Born in Death

Born in Death

by J.D. Robb
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love

The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love

by Sarvenaz Tash
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Wearing the Letter P

Wearing the Letter P

by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
The Thirteenth Tale

The Thirteenth Tale

by Diane Setterfield
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
The Magnolia Story

The Magnolia Story

by Chip and Joanna Gaines
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
11/22/63

11/22/63

by Stephen King
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
So Cold the River

So Cold the River

by Michael Koryta
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
The Midwife’s Confession

The Midwife's Confession

by Diane Chamberlain
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
The Book of Polly

The Book of Polly

by Kathy Hepinstall
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

by Mary Ann Shaffer
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Unwind

Unwind

by Neal Shusterman
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

by Esmé Raji Codell
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
The X in Sex

The X in Sex

by David Bainbridge
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

by Aaron Mahnke
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
The Novice

The Novice

by Taran Matharu
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
What Happened

What Happened

by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by Ruta Sepetys
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Best Garden Plants for Missouri

Best Garden Plants for Missouri

by Anita Joggerst
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Key of Light

Key of Light

by Nora Roberts
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Suicide Squad (Blu-ray)

Suicide Squad (Blu-ray)

by David Ayer
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
City of Women

City of Women

by David Gillham
Betty
Recommended
by Betty
Not My Father’s Son

Not My Father's Son

by Alan Cumming
Kevin
Recommended
by Kevin
Nimona

Nimona

by Noelle Stevenson
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Inception (Blu-ray)

Inception (Blu-ray)

by Christopher Nolan
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
My Lady Jane

My Lady Jane

by Cynthia Hand
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-ray)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-ray)

by Martin McDonagh
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett

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