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Library Activities During January
* Registration required ** Registration recommended *** Groups of 5 or more please register in advance ? English/Spanish

If reasonable accommodations are needed for you (or your child) to participate in Library programs, please contact the Programming Office at 314-206-6779 at least 36 hours in advance.

CENTRAL

F 10:30-11 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Toddlers/Preschool
F 3-5 p.m. Got Game? Xbox 360 & Wii games. Grades 6-12
8 3:30-4:30 p.m. Board Game Meet-Up. Play a favorite game, or learn a new one. Grades 6-12
8, 22 7-7:30 p.m. Pajama Storytime. Snuggle in for a cozy evening. Wear PJs & bring your favorite stuffed animal. Toddlers/Preschool/Families
9 4-5 p.m. Crafty Kids. Create a colorful mosaic coaster. Grades K-5
15 3:30-4:30 p.m. Portrait of the King. Create art with a cassette tape. Grades 6-12
15 5-6 p.m. LIVEbrary: The Mystery of Snow. Create sparkling snowflakes. Grades K-5
22 3:30-4:30 p.m. Travelling Teens: First Stop: England. Grades 6-12
23 4-5 p.m. Crafty Kids. Show your friends they’re the best. Create a friendship bracelet.
24 3:30-4:30 p.m. Anime Club. Watch anime & discuss manga. Try different activities each month. Grades 6-12
30 5-6 p.m. LIVEbrary: Splatter & Drip Art. It’s Jackson Pollock’s birthday!
31 3:30-4:30 p.m. DIY: Craft Wars. Challenge: Book Page Candle Holder. Grades 6-12

BADEN

2 Noon-7 p.m. New Year’s Movie Marathon. The Back to the Future series. Families
3 3:30-5:30 p.m. Karaoke. Families
7 10-10:45 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool
9 3:30-5:30 p.m. Movie: Spiderman. Grades 6-12
10, 24 3:30-5:30 p.m. Got Game? Xbox 360 & Wii games. Families
15 4-5 p.m. DIY: Lip Balm. Protect your lips from winter winds. Grades 6-12
17 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: MLK Peace Flower. Create a flower craft to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & his message of peace. Grades K-5
19 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Knit & Crochet! Donita Jennings demonstrates knitting & crocheting techniques. All skill levels welcome. Ages 14 & up
22 3:30-5:30 p.m. Game Time. Play your favorite board game or learn a new one. Families
23 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: Clothespin Art. Magnets with a surprise. Grades K-5
29 4-5:30 p.m. DIY: Monsterscapes. Add some action to a still-life painting. Grades 6-12
30 4-6 p.m. Movie: Madagascar III. Grades K-5
31 4-6 p.m. Annual Baden Branch Midwinter Luau. Beat the winter blues by enjoying a tropical-themed afternoon. Families

BARR

2 4-6 p.m. Got Game? Xbox 360 & Wii games. Grades 6-12
9 4-5 p.m. Teen Lounge. A teens-only space to study, relax & have fun. Grades 6-12
14, 28 11-11:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, crafts & more. Toddlers/Preschool***
15 4:30-5:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Pasta Sculpture. Don’t eat it, build it! Grades K-5***
17 4:30-6 p.m. DIY: Nail Art. Learn how to create fingernail fashions like graffiti, marbling & more. Grades 6-12***
24 4-6 p.m. Movie: Brave. Families
29 4:30-5:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Marble Paper. Make colorful, swirled marbled paper. Grades K-5***

BUDER

W (except 1/2 & 1/30) 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Toddlers***
W (except 1/2 & 1/30) 10:30-11 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool***
TH (except 1/3 & 1/31) 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Toddlers***
TH (except 1/3 & 1/31) 10:30-11 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool***
10 5-8 p.m. Movie: Hunger Games. Grades 6-12
17 4-5 p.m. MLK Day & Handprint Craft. Put your hand in for a fair & just world. Share your dreams. Grades K-5
23 4-5 p.m. Penguin Awareness Day. Waddle through the penguin obstacle course, then make and take home a penguin thermometer magnet in honor of everyone’s favorite tuxedoed animal. Grades K-5
24 4-5 p.m. Perspective Drawing. Near or far? Hone your skills in perspective drawing in recognition of National Hobby Month. Grades 6-12
29 7-7:30 p.m. Pajama Storytime. Snuggle in for a cozy evening. Wear your PJs & bring your favorite stuffed animal. Toddlers/Preschool

CABANNE

8 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: New Year’s Silly Bank. Grades K-5
14 10-11 a.m. Storytime. Storytime & a craft. Preschool
16 4-5 p.m. DIY: Pass the Book Along. Indoor camp-out with books, stories & more. Grades 6-12
23 4-5 p.m. DIY: Good Dream Pillow. Grades 6-12

CARONDELET

3 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sparkling Ice Crystals. Add some sparkle to your home during the winter. Grades K-5
7 10:30-11 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool
8 4:30-5:30 p.m. Balloon Ping Pong Tournament. Grades K-5
10 4-5 p.m. Karaoke. Families
17 4-5 p.m. Rock Candy. Rock your world with candy in the shape of an MP3 player. Grades 6-12
24 4-5:30 p.m. Movie: Despicable Me. Families

CARPENTER

7 6-7 p.m. Poetry Circle. Express yourself through poetry. Grades 6-12
8 5:30-7 p.m. Teen Urban Lit Book Club. Kalisha Buckhanon’s Upstate. Grades 9-12
9, 23 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs, & more. Baby Bookworms, Babies & Toddlers***
16 3:30-5 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Book. Grades K-5
19 2:30-4:30 p.m. Got Game? Play Wii games. Grades 6-12
22 4-5:30 p.m. DIY: Nail Art! Learn how to create fingernail fashions like graffiti, marbling & more.
30 3:30-5 p.m. DIY: Duct Tape Cell Phone Holders. Grades 6-12

DIVOLL

2 3-4:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Fireworks. Make New Year’s decorations. Grades K-5
9 5:30-6 p.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool
15 3-5 p.m. Angry Birds. Design slingshots & birds while we supply the pigs & the playing field. Grades 6-12
24 4-6 p.m. Family Film Night: Tangled. Families
28 3-4:30 p.m. Manga Monday. Watch anime, talk about & preview new manga, and create art & comics. Grades 6-12

JULIA DAVIS

2-25 9 a.m.-9 p.m. I Have a Dream Essay Contest. Pick-up an entry form & write a short essay about your dreams for America. All entries due by January 25 at 6 p.m. Grades 6-12
3 4-5 p.m. No-Sew Tote Bags. Design a fabric tote bag; no sewing required. Grades 6-12
9 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool
12 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Practice the ACT Test. Improve time management skills, learn about strategies to overcome test anxiety & take the Practice ACT Test. College tutors briefly discuss students’ test scores & offer FREE future consultations with parents & students on how to
increase their scores. Students should bring two pencils & a calculator. Limit: 25. To
register, call 314-383-3021.
15 4-5 p.m. Manga Club. Discuss favorites both new & old. Mix & match popular characters to create new scenes. Grades 6-12
17 4-5 p.m. I'm So “Board.” Play your favorite board games. Grades K-12
22 4-5 p.m. After School Storytime. Hear Doreen Rappaport’s Martin’s Big Words & create a puzzle piece pin. Grades K-5
24 3:30-4:30 p.m. Got Game? Wii & Xbox 360 games. Grades 6-12
28 4-5 p.m. Splatter & Drip Art. Celebrate artist Jackson Pollock’s birthday. Hear Jan Greenberg’s Action Jackson & create a piece of abstract expressionism. Grades K-5
29 6:30-8 p.m. Movie: Winnie the Pooh. Families

KINGSHIGHWAY

M 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Songs, stories & more. Toddlers/Preschool***
2 4:30-6:30 p.m. Movie: Eight Below. Grades 6-12
8 4:30-6:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Cozy Caps. Decorate winter hats. Grades K-5
10 4-5:30 p.m. DIY: Nail Art. Learn how to create fingernail fashions like graffiti, marbling & more. Grades 6-12
15 4:30-6:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Frosty Fun. Create a snowman. Grades K-5
17 5-6 p.m. Family Fun: Bird Feeders. Use recycled materials to create bird feeders. Families
22 4:30-6:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Help Brown Bear stay warm during the winter. Grades K-5
24 4:30-6 p.m. DIY: Tie Dye Mugs. Design a mug using Sharpies. Grades 6-12
29 4:30-6:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Who’s Afraid of His Shadow? Pop-up groundhog. Grades K-5
30 4:30-6:30 p.m. Movie: The Smurfs. Families

MACHACEK

7, 14 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Toddlers/Preschool
9 4-5 p.m. DIY: Painted Quotes. Grades 6-12
10 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: Stained Glass Snowflakes. Grades K-5
14 4-5 p.m. DIY: Cause Key Chains. Grades 6-12
17 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: Paper Penguins. Grades K-5
23 4-5 p.m. Got Game? Xbox 360 or Wii games. Grades K-5
23 5-6 p.m. Got Game? Xbox 360 or Wii games. Grades 6-12

SCHLAFLY

3, 17 10-10:30 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Toddlers/Preschool***
3 4-5 p.m. DIY: Pop Tab Duct Tape Fun. Grades 6-12***
8 4-5 p.m. Creative Kids: Harmonica. Grades K-5***
10 7-8:30 p.m. Movie: Tangled. Families***
17 3-5 p.m. Got Game? Wii & Xbox 360 games. Grades 6-12***
22 4-5 p.m. Karaoke. Grades K-12***
24 7-8 p.m. Family Night: Chinese New Year. Read stories & make a craft. Families***

WALNUT PARK

2 4-5 p.m. Perler Bead Art. Grades 6-12
4 4-6 p.m. Movie: Toy Story 3. Families
7 10:30-11 a.m. Storytime. Stories, songs & more. Preschool
8 4-5 p.m. Paper Sack Puppets. Grades K-5
10 3-5 p.m. MLK: Plant a Container Flower. Plant a small container flower in celebration of MLK month. Presented by the Walnut Park Community Garden Club. Families
18 4-6 p.m. Movie: Cars 2. Families
24 4-5 p.m. Friendship Bracelets. Grades 6-12

* Registration required ** Registration recommended *** Groups of 5 or more please register in advance


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