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Monday April 15, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons Club (Ozark, Teens)

Whether you've only heard about the game, or have played hundreds of times, there is space for you in this adventurous club.

Recommended for grades 7-12.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Whether you've only heard about the game, or have played hundreds of times, there is space for you in this adventurous club.

Recommended for grades 7-12.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sew This: Block of the Month Quilting (Nixa, Adult)

Build your next quilting project with us block by block. Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
The registration period has ended.

Build your next quilting project with us block by block. Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday April 16, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Makerspace Challenge (Clever, Teens)

Get ready to explore and create! Get ready to explore and create! Turn Styrofoam balls into new creations during this interactive, hands-on workspace.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Get ready to explore and create! Get ready to explore and create! Turn Styrofoam balls into new creations during this interactive, hands-on workspace.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
I Spy Jar (Sparta, Kids)

Create your own indoor treasure hunt using rice, trinkets and sensory bottles.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Create your own indoor treasure hunt using rice, trinkets and sensory bottles.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
DIY Grow Lights with the Christian County Master Gardeners (Nixa, Adult)

Bring your seeds to life without breaking the bank as you're led step-by-step through the process of making a grow light.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Bring your seeds to life without breaking the bank as you're led step-by-step through the process of making a grow light.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch  417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Wednesday April 17, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Social Security Basics with Stephanie Hohenshell (Nixa & Virtual, Adult)

Understanding social security helps maximize its benefits. Learn to identify key features and strategies to avoid common mistakes.


Can't make it in-person? Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93371871766

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Understanding social security helps maximize its benefits. Learn to identify key features and strategies to avoid common mistakes.


Can't make it in-person? Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93371871766

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sci-Fi Horror Club (Ozark, Adult)

Unravel the intersection of science fiction, horror and real-world ecological efforts in Octavia E. Butler's dystopian classic "Parable of the Sower." Just in time for Earth Day.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Unravel the intersection of science fiction, horror and real-world ecological efforts in Octavia E. Butler's dystopian classic "Parable of the Sower." Just in time for Earth Day.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday April 18, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PAWS for Reading (Nixa, Kids)

These pups are all ears! Reluctant readers can build confidence while reading to the cutest audience around.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

These pups are all ears! Reluctant readers can build confidence while reading to the cutest audience around.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Friday April 19, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Let's Play: Bingo

BINGO! Enjoy an afternoon with favorite and alternate card patterns while playing against others.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

BINGO! Enjoy an afternoon with favorite and alternate card patterns while playing against others.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday April 20, 2024
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Game Night with Haven Games (All Ages, Ozark)

Enjoy an afternoon of competitive family fun with our wide selection of board games and snacks.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Enjoy an afternoon of competitive family fun with our wide selection of board games and snacks.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Monday April 22, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Succulent Planters (Clever, Kids)

Learn the steps to keep plants growing happy and healthy with your own succulent and planter.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Learn the steps to keep plants growing happy and healthy with your own succulent and planter.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Book Swap (Sparta,Teens)

Out with the old, in with the new (or gently used). Bring a young adult book to exchange with others.

 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Out with the old, in with the new (or gently used). Bring a young adult book to exchange with others.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3D Flower Crafting (Nixa, Kids)

Celebrate Earth Day with special pop-up paper flowers.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Celebrate Earth Day with special pop-up paper flowers.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Tuesday April 23, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch  417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Wednesday April 24, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday April 25, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Teen Book Club (Nixa, Teens)

Nothing goes better with snacks than a good Mystery Thriller! Join our discussion of " What Beauty There Is" by Cory Anderson

Contact youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org for assistance in getting a copy of this month's book selection.

 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Nothing goes better with snacks than a good Mystery Thriller! Join our discussion of " What Beauty There Is" by Cory Anderson

Contact youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org for assistance in getting a copy of this month's book selection.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Friday April 26, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tech Talk: Libby & Hoopla (Sparta, Adult)

Bring your handheld device and learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines and movies with your library card.

CONTACT: Sparta Community Branch   417-441-1400  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Bring your handheld device and learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines and movies with your library card.

CONTACT:
  Sparta Community Branch 
  417.441.1400
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paper Airplane Studio (Ozark, Kids)

These aren't your classic paper airplanes. Build and fly unique planes through the testing grounds.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

These aren't your classic paper airplanes. Build and fly unique planes through the testing grounds.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday April 27, 2024
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Unleashing Your Child’s Math Superpowers: Fractions with Dr. Patrick Sullivan (Nixa, Kids)

Build a deeper understanding of fractions by learning new strategies and activities in this hands-on math workshop designed for grades 3-5.

This workshop is designed with 1:1 instruction for an adult and a child, it is recommended for each child to have an adult to work with. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org
There are 10 spaces available.

Build a deeper understanding of fractions by learning new strategies and activities in this hands-on math workshop designed for grades 3-5.

This workshop is designed with 1:1 instruction for an adult and a child, it is recommended for each child to have an adult to work with. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adventurer's Guild (Nixa, All Ages)

Jump into the middle of beast encounters, dungeon crawls, treasure quests, character creation and more.

This month, take up the sword and don the whiskers of a brave mouse adventurer in "Mausritter" by Losing Games. Build your character or learn the game at mausritter.com

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Jump into the middle of beast encounters, dungeon crawls, treasure quests, character creation and more.

This month, take up the sword and don the whiskers of a brave mouse adventurer in "Mausritter" by Losing Games. Build your character or learn the game at mausritter.com

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Monday April 29, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Tuesday April 30, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch  417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Wednesday May 1, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Edible Cookie Dough (Clever, Kids)

Make two different flavors of cookie dough. (This time, it's okay to lick the spoon.)

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Make two different flavors of cookie dough. (This time, it's okay to lick the spoon.)

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday May 2, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Friday May 3, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday May 4, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wildlife Watching: Birding Big Day (Off-Site, All Ages)

Take a walk on the wild side as we try to spot and identify as many birds as possible during Missouri's best month for birdwatching.

Meet at the Ozark Community Center's book drop, 1530 W Jackson Ozark, MO 65721

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take a walk on the wild side as we try to spot and identify as many birds as possible during Missouri's best month for birdwatching.

Meet at the Ozark Community Center's book drop, 1530 W Jackson Ozark, MO 65721

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogy Workshop With Brittany Russell (Clever, Adult)

Search your roots to branch out your family tree.

Bring your questions and our expert will answer them.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Search your roots to branch out your family tree.

Bring your questions and our expert will answer them.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
STEM Saturday: Plants & Seeds (Sparta, Kids)

Design your own seed pod delivery system and grow a pinto bean sprout.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Design your own seed pod delivery system and grow a pinto bean sprout.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Monday May 6, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DIY Bottle Keychains (Clever, Teens)

Bottle up your favorite things inside an on-the-go keepsake.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Bottle up your favorite things inside an on-the-go keepsake.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Tuesday May 7, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Companion Planting with Christian County Master Gardeners (Clever, Adult)

Does your plant have a best friend?

Find out what plants are beneficial to each other.

 

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Does your plant have a best friend?

Find out what plants are beneficial to each other.

 

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Wednesday May 8, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday May 9, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sew This: Block of the Month Quilting (Clever, Adult)

Build your next quilting project with us block by block. Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
Registration will begin on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Build your next quilting project with us block by block. Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Registration will begin on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Friday May 10, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
#BookClub (Nixa, Adult)

A book club inspired by TikTok for adults and parents.

Toys will be provided for kids, with supervision by parents while we discuss "So We Meet Again" by Suzanne Park in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
LOCATION: Nixa Community Branch

A book club inspired by TikTok for adults and parents.

Toys will be provided for kids, with supervision by parents while we discuss "So We Meet Again" by Suzanne Park in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

LOCATION: Nixa Community Branch

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring your (second) favorite stuffed pal for an afternoon Storytime. Then, your buddy is invited to stay overnight at the library and we will email you about their adventures. Just don’t forget to pick them up the next morning!

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Bring your (second) favorite stuffed pal for an afternoon Storytime. Then, your buddy is invited to stay overnight at the library and we will email you about their adventures. Just don’t forget to pick them up the next morning!

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday May 11, 2024
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Egg Drop (Ozark, All Ages)

Get cracking on an adventurous design for the 2024 Egg Drop.

For rules and registration, visit: christiancountylibrary.org/eggdrop

Registration starts April 22nd.

 
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Get cracking on an adventurous design for the 2024 Egg Drop.

For rules and registration, visit: christiancountylibrary.org/eggdrop

Registration starts April 22nd.

 
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Moms + Muffins Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

A special Storytime and craft for the supportive mother figures. All are welcome including moms, grandmas and aunts.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4177246100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

A special Storytime and craft for the supportive mother figures. All are welcome including moms, grandmas and aunts.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4177246100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Registration will begin on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Monday May 13, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hair Scrunchies (Clever, Kids)

This no-sew scrunchie is sure to impress all your friends.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

This no-sew scrunchie is sure to impress all your friends.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board (Nixa, Teens)

We need your big ideas for future library events and activities—tell us during our next meeting.

CONTACT: Lia Hitz  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

We need your big ideas for future library events and activities—tell us during our next meeting.

CONTACT:
  Lia Hitz
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
21st Century Missoui Gothic: The Novels and Films of Gillian Flynn (Nixa, Adult)

Gillian Flynn, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, sets her gothic thrillers in rural Missouri and Kansas. Flynn draws on the landscape and history of Missouri and Kansas to frame families generational secrets. This talk from Dr. Katherine Gilbert frames Flynn’s work in the cultural context for the earliest Gothic works and discusses how Flynn’s hits make the old come newly alive—and specifically Missourian.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Gillian Flynn, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, sets her gothic thrillers in rural Missouri and Kansas. Flynn draws on the landscape and history of Missouri and Kansas to frame families generational secrets. This talk from Dr. Katherine Gilbert frames Flynn’s work in the cultural context for the earliest Gothic works and discusses how Flynn’s hits make the old come newly alive—and specifically Missourian.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Tuesday May 14, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Magnetic Travel Checkers (Sparta, Kids)

Create a fun miniature game to play while you're stuck on a long car ride.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Create a fun miniature game to play while you're stuck on a long car ride.

Recommended for grades 3 and up. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Wednesday May 15, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Medicare- Where do I Begin? with Stephanie Hohenshell (Nixa and Zoom, Adult)

There are many ways to protect yourself from medical costs. Learn about each component of Medicare and what options are available for your individual needs.

Can't make it to the branch? No problem. Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95685580849

 

 

 

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

There are many ways to protect yourself from medical costs. Learn about each component of Medicare and what options are available for your individual needs.

Can't make it to the branch? No problem. Join us on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95685580849

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Sci Fi Horror Club (Ozark, Adult)

Let's discuss the re-telling of Edgar Allan Poe's Fall of The House of Usher and the myth of the night hag in "What Moves the Dead" and "What Feasts at Night" by T. Kingfisher.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Let's discuss the re-telling of Edgar Allan Poe's Fall of The House of Usher and the myth of the night hag in "What Moves the Dead" and "What Feasts at Night" by T. Kingfisher.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday May 16, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Reel Reads (Sparta, Adult)

Delve into the witty and whimsical world of "Cold Comfort Farm" by Stella Gibbons or the 2013 film of the same name.

CONTACT: Sparta Community Branch   417-441-1400  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Delve into the witty and whimsical world of "Cold Comfort Farm" by Stella Gibbons or the 2013 film of the same name.

CONTACT:
  Sparta Community Branch 
  417.441.1400
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PAWS for Reading (Nixa, Kids)

These pups are all ears! Reluctant readers can build confidence while reading to the cutest audience around.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

These pups are all ears! Reluctant readers can build confidence while reading to the cutest audience around.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Good Bug or Bad Bug with Christian County Master Gardeners (Ozark, Adult)

Identify common insects in your garden and determine whether they are helping or harming your green thumb.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Identify common insects in your garden and determine whether they are helping or harming your green thumb.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Friday May 17, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Diaper Derby (Ozark, Kids)

Scooters, crawlers and teeter toddlers can race for the chance to win a board book!

CONTACT: Lia Hitz  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Scooters, crawlers and teeter toddlers can race for the chance to win a board book!

CONTACT:
  Lia Hitz
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday May 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Books & Baristas Book Club (Off-Site, Adults)

A retiring butler tries to reconcile his life in service with the "great" people he served in the Nobel Prize winning "The Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Meets at The Baked Bean Coffee Shop, 1860 North Commerce Drive, Nixa, MO, 65714.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

A retiring butler tries to reconcile his life in service with the "great" people he served in the Nobel Prize winning "The Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Meets at The Baked Bean Coffee Shop, 1860 North Commerce Drive, Nixa, MO, 65714.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Play Doh Play Day (Sparta, Kids)

Pretend to be the best baker in town and create beautiful playdoh creations to take home.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Pretend to be the best baker in town and create beautiful playdoh creations to take home.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Uncovering History: Gravestone Cleaning (Off-Site, Adult)

Preserve our local history and help make a difference to an often overlooked part of our community. Cleaning supplies will be provided.

Meet at the Ozark City Cemetery 521 W Hall St, Ozark, MO 65721

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Preserve our local history and help make a difference to an often overlooked part of our community. Cleaning supplies will be provided.

Meet at the Ozark City Cemetery 521 W Hall St, Ozark, MO 65721

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Spy Academy (Ozark, Kids)

Learn the skills of a spy then try them out in a library scavenger hunt.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Learn the skills of a spy then try them out in a library scavenger hunt.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adventurer's Guild: Cry of the Chaos Pack (Nixa, All Ages)

Jump into the middle of beast encounters, dungeon crawls, treasure quests, character creation and more.

This month, help take down of a dangerous pack of wolves threatening a village in this D&D adventure.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Jump into the middle of beast encounters, dungeon crawls, treasure quests, character creation and more.

This month, help take down of a dangerous pack of wolves threatening a village in this D&D adventure.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Let's Play: Spoons (Sparta, Adult)

Learn this fast paced card swapping game and be the last to spell S-P-O-O-N to win.

CONTACT: Sparta Community Branch   417-441-1400  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Learn this fast paced card swapping game and be the last to spell S-P-O-O-N to win.

CONTACT:
  Sparta Community Branch 
  417.441.1400
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Monday May 20, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sparta Family Storytime (Sparta, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Art Studio (Sparta, Teens)

Explore art techniques with paints, pens and other supplies.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-441-1400  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Explore art techniques with paints, pens and other supplies.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.441.1400
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Author Visit: Linda Harper (Clever, Adult)

Meet local author of "Under the Fig Tree," a fiction book about the healing power of community and the freedom of life in the face of death.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Meet local author of "Under the Fig Tree," a fiction book about the healing power of community and the freedom of life in the face of death.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Dungeons and Dragons Club

Whether you've only heard about the game, or played hundreds of times, there is space for you in this adventure.

CONTACT: Lia Hitz  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Whether you've only heard about the game, or played hundreds of times, there is space for you in this adventure.

CONTACT:
  Lia Hitz
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sew This: Block of the Month Quilting (Nixa, Adult)

Build your next quilting project with us block by block! Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
Registration will begin on Monday, May 6, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Build your next quilting project with us block by block! Bring fabric with two unique colors or patterns and we'll provide the rest.

Check out the online FAQ for more details.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Registration will begin on Monday, May 6, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Tuesday May 21, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Makerspace Challenge (Clever, Teens)

Get ready to explore and create! What can you make with Pipe Cleaners during this interactive, hands-on workspace?

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Get ready to explore and create! What can you make with Pipe Cleaners during this interactive, hands-on workspace?

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Wednesday May 22, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Craft Class: DIY Flower Pots (Ozark, Adult)

Come join us as we upcycle tin cans into gardening containers and propagate simple plant clippings.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Come join us as we upcycle tin cans into gardening containers and propagate simple plant clippings.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Thursday May 23, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Nixa, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Friday May 24, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Clever Family Storytime (Clever, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-743-2277  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.743.2277
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tech Talk: Open Lab (Ozark, Adult)

Got a new gadget and need help navigating the features?

Drop in with your device for basic tech assistance or get started on self-paced technology tutorials.

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Got a new gadget and need help navigating the features?

Drop in with your device for basic tech assistance or get started on self-paced technology tutorials.

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Saturday May 25, 2024
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Craft Class: Seed Balls (Sparta, Adult)

Get your hands dirty making seed balls filled with native plant seed that support pollinators and our Missouri ecosystem.

CONTACT: Sparta Community Branch   417-441-1400  programs@christiancountylibrary.org
Registration will begin on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

Get your hands dirty making seed balls filled with native plant seed that support pollinators and our Missouri ecosystem.

CONTACT:
  Sparta Community Branch 
  417.441.1400
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Registration will begin on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 9:00 AM     

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pin Trading (Nixa, All Ages)

Bring old or unloved pins and buttons for a swap session with others! There will also be a door prize raffle, along with button-making by a librarian.

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Bring old or unloved pins and buttons for a swap session with others! There will also be a door prize raffle, along with button-making by a librarian.

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Game Night with Haven Games (Ozark, All Ages)

Enjoy an afternoon of competitive family fun with our wide selection of board games!

CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Enjoy an afternoon of competitive family fun with our wide selection of board games!

CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Monday May 27, 2024

Memorial Day

Check out the library's digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and more accessible 24/7.
 

 

Memorial Day

Check out the library's digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and more accessible 24/7.
 

 
Tuesday May 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Nixa Family Storytime (Nixa, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-724-6100  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.724.6100
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Yoga with Debra Tucker (Ozark, Adult)

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT: Ozark Community Branch   417-581-2432  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Take time for yourself with weekly yoga classes led by the instructor from 417 Create Art & Yoga Studio.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to join the class.
CONTACT:
  Ozark Community Branch 
  417.581.2432
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

Wednesday May 29, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ozark Family Storytime (Ozark, Kids)

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us as we read, sing, dance and play while learning early literacy skills during family storytime.

Recommended for kids and families.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Thursday May 30, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Bounce (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT: Youth Services  4175812432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for finger plays, action rhymes, plenty of songs, and playtime!

For infants up to 18 months.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  4175812432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time (Ozark, Kids)

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT: Youth Services  417-581-2432  youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

Join us for a special storytime just for toddlers. We will sing songs, read a short book, dance and play.

Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. 

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  417.581.2432
   youthservices@christiancountylibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tai Chi with Chuck Mercer (Clever, Adult)

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT: Clever Community Branch  417-743-2277  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

Find your inner balance at weekly classes with the instructor from Legacy Martial Ways.

CONTACT:
  Clever Community Branch
  417.743.2277
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org 

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
One Nixa, One Read Kickoff Event (Nixa, All Ages)

One Nixa, One Read is an initiative to encourage the entire Nixa community, young and old, to read the same book, attend events and celebrate the lessons of kindness, neighborliness and friendship.

Don’t miss your opportunity to pick up a free copy of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl (while supplies last.)

CONTACT: Nixa Community Branch  417-724-6100  programs@christiancountylibrary.org

One Nixa, One Read is an initiative to encourage the entire Nixa community, young and old, to read the same book, attend events and celebrate the lessons of kindness, neighborliness and friendship.

Don’t miss your opportunity to pick up a free copy of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl (while supplies last.)

CONTACT:
  Nixa Community Branch
  417.724.6100
   programs@christiancountylibrary.org