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Summer Reading Kick Off

Sat, June 8, 11am – 1pm
Sign up for the 2024 Summer Reading Program at the Main Branch! Join us for lawn games, give-aways, treats, and more!






Summer Concert featuring Carnahan & Co.

Fri, June 14, 6pm – 8pm
Join us in the Library Garden for a live musical performance by Carnahan&Co! The concert will take place rain or shine and is free and open to all ages.






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Will Stuck's Adventure into the Absurd

Thu, June 13, 1pm
Take a journey into Will's usual high energy and hilarious M.E.S.S. (Music, Education, Stories & Science). This performance features a story, a song, a science experiment, silliness and plenty of audience participation!






Animalogy's Animals Around the World with Bob Tarter

Sat, June 15, 11 am
Sat, June 15, 1 pm
Learn all about our friends in the animal kingdom in this educational program featuring live animals!






Kid's Crafting: Learn to Weave!

Tue, June 18, 1 pm
Come learn simple weaving and create a weaving loom! Together we will weave a coaster.

Tue, June 25, 1 pm
Learn to make a friendship bracelet on the weaving loom and create bracelets to give to friends!





Eagles of North America by Dickerson Park Zoo

Sat, July 13, 11 am
Sat, July 13, 1 pm
Don't miss this chance to see the bald eagle, up close and personal! This educational program from Dickerson Park Zoo features our National Symbol, the bald eagle and golden eagle. Find out what factors contributed to the demise of the bald eagle population and what conservation efforts worked to remove the bald eage from the endangered species list.



Goodness Snakes!

Thu, July 11, 10:30 am
Thu, July 11, 1 pm
Join the Missouri Department of Conservation to learn about Missouri snakes and their habitats.





Marty the Magician

Tue, July 16, 2 pm
Tue, July 16, 5:30 pm
Wed, July 17, 10:30 am
Marty the Magician is returning this summer with an all-new magic show! Watch closely or you just might miss some of the fun.





Teen Events Calendar View

VR Gaming

Join us for an afternoon of VR gaming! Try out our Meta Quest 2 headset and watch your friends play.

Main Branch
Wed, June 26, 2pm – 4pm




Teen Writers Group

Gather together with other young writers in order to share your work, get feedback, and support each other in your writing journeys. This month's topic is dialogue. Open to grades 7-12.

Main Branch
Wed, July 3, 4:30pm – 6pm


Twilight Movie Marathon

Join us for a movie marathon as we watch all five Twilight films in two days! Come for all the movies or just your favorite. Popcorn and water will be provided. Open to grades 7-12. Movies rated PG-13.

Ridgel Branch
Wed, July 24
11:30 am - Twilight
2:00 pm - New Moon
4:30 pm - Eclipse

Thu, July 25
1 pm - Breaking Dawn Part 1
3:30 pm - Breaking Dawn Part 2




Adult Events Calendar View
Adult Book Club

Main Branch

Sat, June 15, 2pm – 3pm
Join us to discuss I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy.

Sat, July 13, 2pm – 3pm
Join us as we breakdown and discuss The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn.




Book Buzz Club

Join us at Bread+Butter for our social, read-what-you-want book club!

June's Theme: Stick to the Cassics
Juy's theme is Flights of Fantasy

Bread+Butter
2586 N Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO
63901

Thu, June 27, 6pm – 7pm
Thu, Juy 18, 6pm – 7pm


Canning 101

Canning is a rewarding way to preserve and enjoy peak flavors all year long. Learn more about this popular technique and get started on your canning adventure.

Main Branch
Sat, June 29, 11am – 12pm



Geocaching 101

Geocaching is a real-world treasure hunting game using GPS. Come to Geocaching 101 for all the information you need to get started! Main Branch
Sat, July 20, 11am – 12pm




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