The Library Center

Family Graphic Novel Book Club

‘Family Graphic Novel Book Club’ Jan. 18 at Library Center

Children in grades 2-3 are invited to attend Family Graphic Novel Book Club at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Kids and their favorite adults are invited to explore how art and story work together in graphic novels. A related activity and snack will be included. This month’s selection is “Peter and Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths” by Graham Annable.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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A Winter Evening with Author Nancy Allen

‘A Winter Evening with Author Nancy Allen’ Jan. 9 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend A Winter Evening with Author Nancy Allen from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Join Nancy Allen, author of “A Wolf in the Woods: An Ozarks Mystery” and many other books, to discuss her work. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Stick around after the discussion to learn how to participate in our Winter Reading Challenge, Jan. 2-Feb. 29.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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Hugo Kringle at The Library Center

‘Hugo Kringle’ Dec. 21 at Area Libraries

Children in preschool-grade 2 are invited to attend Hugo Kringle on Saturday, Dec. 21, at the following times and library locations:

· 10:30 a.m. in the Library Center auditorium

· 2 p.m. in the Library Station Frisco Room

Storyteller and musician Mike Anderson portrays Hugo Kringle, Kris Kringle’s brother as he shares holiday songs and hilarious stories about growing up with the boy who would become Santa Claus. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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Family Graphic Novel Book Club

‘Family Graphic Novel Book Club’ Dec. 14 at Library Center

Children in grades 2-3 are invited to attend Family Graphic Novel Book Club at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Kids and their favorite adults are invited to explore how art and story work together in graphic novels. This month’s selection is “Catwad” by Jim Benton. A related activity and snack will be included.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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Homemade Holiday Crafts

‘Homemade Holiday Crafts’ Dec. 13 at Library Center

Registration is underway for adults to attend Homemade Holiday Crafts from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Build your own cozy cabin ornament and learn how to decorate clay ornaments with a marbled design during this festive make-and-take ornament crafting session. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program or to register call 883-5341.

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Book Signing with Western author James R. Wilder

Western Author James R. Wilder Book Signing Dec. 7 at Library Center

James R. Wilder will sell and sign copies of “Terror Near Town” and its sequel, “Tough Times in Grubville,” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Both novels are part of Wilder’s western Harbison Mystery series and take place in the real town of Grubville, Missouri, where Wilder spent much of his youth.

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"Harley's Journey to Family" Book Signing

Nana B and Hayden Sears “Harley’s Journey to Family” Book Signing Dec. 7 at Library Center

Nana B and her granddaughter Hayden Sears will sell and sign copies of their book, “Harley’s Journey to Family,” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Harley, a Golden Retriever, leaves the animal shelter where she was raised to see what the world is like beyond the shelter. She meets a lot of furry friends along the way. However, Harley is surprised in the end because she gets the only thing she has ever wanted.

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Book Signing with Izzy Anderson

Izzy Anderson “Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage” Book Signing Nov. 25 at Library Center

Texas-based artist and author Izzy Anderson will sell and sign copies of her first book, “Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage” from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Princess Zoe and her family travel around in her beloved old carriage. However, not all the princesses at school think Princess Zoe’s carriage is marvelous, and she is bullied. With help from King Nicholaus, Princess Zoe learns to stand up for herself.

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Ugly Sweater Party Workshop

‘Ugly Sweater Party’ Dec. 6 at Library Center

Adults are invited to attend Ugly Sweater Party from 7-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, in the Library Center Story Hour Room, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Bring a sweater to decorate; we’ll provide supplies to help you add the perfect flair just in time for holiday parties, along with music, hot chocolate and a photo booth for that perfect awkward holiday photo.

For more information on this free program call 882-0714.

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