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Where Have You Been? Interactive Map (all ages)

All Day 6/1 - 7/31
Adult Services
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Join us in a community collaboration to see how much of the USA we have visited! We will have a giant wall map highlighting U.S. National Parks for you to mark where you have been.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Animal Tales Presents: Zoofari Earth! (all ages)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Get ready to go on an adventure all around the world with 6 exotic animal ambassadors—without even leaving the library!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Animal Tales Presents: Zoofari Earth! (all ages)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Get ready to go on an adventure all around the world with 6 exotic animal ambassadors—without even leaving the library!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Laser Tag (ages 12-18)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Join us after-hours for an exciting game of Library Laser Tag!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Magic the Gathering (ages 12-18)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Drop in to develop your Planeswalking skills! Use one of the library’s decks or bring your own!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

Library Closed

All Day
Closing
Branches:
CGPL
Description:

The library is closed for Independence Day.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club (ages 12-18)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Anime Club

Are you a fan of anime and manga? Want to get into anime but don’t know where to start? Come join our after-hours anime club and learn about Japanese culture while enjoying all your favorite shows!

Event Details:

This event is for ages 12-18.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Family Board Game Day (all ages)

11:00am - 1:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Families can come together at this event to play board and card games in our program room. Pick from our collection of games, or bring your own!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Magic the Gathering (ages 12-18)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Drop in to develop your Planeswalking skills! Use one of the library’s decks or bring your own!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Community Blood Drive (ages 16+)

11:30am - 3:30pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Help support the community by donating blood at our Community Blood Drive.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Bring your sunscreen, bug spray, and competitive energy! Families will compete in outdoor challenges designed to test their physical aptitude and problem-solving skills. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cultured Donuts: Dali (ages 12-18)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Learn about art history, practice your painting skills, and enjoy a donut!  Come back every month this year to learn about a new artist...and eat a new donut! For ages 12-18.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Murder Mystery (ages 12-18)

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

There’s been a murder at the library! Don your cowboy hats and sheriff badges to find the killer...before it’s too late!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Magic the Gathering (ages 12-18)

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Program Room
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Drop in to develop your Planeswalking skills! Use one of the library’s decks or bring your own!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Teens Only

Parents, please plan to drop your teen off to enjoy this event with their peers.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mama Katambwa Story Hour (all ages)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Registration
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performance, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Event Details:

Join our wonderful guest performer, Mama Katambwa, in an exciting hour of props, music, dancing, and stories!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

Acknowledgement

This event is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adventures in Drawing Exhibit (all ages)

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & DIY
Event Details:

All are welcome to join us for this special art exhibit! This exhibit will showcase the work of local artists who took part in our Adventures in Drawing workshop. Come and see the fantastic art that was made right here in our community! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

CGPL Campground is haunted! Gather your family and friends and help our ghost find his missing items...or you could be trapped with him!

Available by appointment; click the button below to view available time slots.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

CGPL Campground is haunted! Gather your family and friends and help our ghost find his missing items...or you could be trapped with him!

Available by appointment; click the button below to view available time slots.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

CGPL Campground is haunted! Gather your family and friends and help our ghost find his missing items...or you could be trapped with him!

Available by appointment; click the button below to view available time slots.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

CGPL Campground is haunted! Gather your family and friends and help our ghost find his missing items...or you could be trapped with him!

Available by appointment; click the button below to view available time slots.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

CGPL Campground is haunted! Gather your family and friends and help our ghost find his missing items...or you could be trapped with him!

Available by appointment; click the button below to view available time slots.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop-offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

EARLY ACCESS - Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Publi

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Publi

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

8:00am - 5:00pm
Hirsch Community Rooms
Library Branch: CGPL
Room: Hirsch Community Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Fill up your shelves with fresh fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi, romance, political selections, cookbooks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and everything in between at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale here at the Cape Girardeau Publi