Children's Library

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Story Time Is Back - New Schedule and Time
Children's Story Time is back - with a new time and schedule. As we head through winter and into spring, Story Time will generally be happening two times a month on Wednesdays at 1:00 PM. Here's a list of upcoming dates:
Wednesday Mar 11 1:00 PM
Wednesday Mar 25 1:00 PM
Wednesday Apr 8 1:00 PM
Wednesday Apr 22 1:00 PM
We're looking forward to seeing you here!

Spanish Storytime Events
In addition to our regular Wednesday afternon story times, Carthage Public Library has received a grant to offer bilingual Spanish-English storytimes. Funding is provided through a Racing To Read LSTA grant from the Missouri State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These special children's story times are coordinated by Pat Wakefield. Here's a list of upcoming dates.
Tuesday Mar 10 9:00 AM
Tuesday Mar 17 9:00 AM
Tuesday Mar 24 9:00 AM
Tuesday Mar 31 9:00 AM

"Paws For Books" R.E.A.D. Dogs March Schedule
Our "Paws For Books" R.E.A.D. dogs will be visiting the Children's Area twice in March:
Wednesday afternoon, March 11, 2015, 1:00PM to 2:00PM (please note this last minute time change) Emmit & Truman with Sarah Saladin
Saturday morning, March 21, 2015, 10 AM 'till Noon - Merry with Peggy Potter
For more information, call 417-237-7040 during normal operating hours.

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Teen Department

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Teen Movie Day Featuring Mockingjay Part 1, Monday, March 16, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
During Spring Break, Carthage Public Library will be having a special Teen Movie Day on Monday, March 16, 2015. We'll be showing the film Mockingjay Part 1 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This event is geared towards teens ages 13 to 17. Drinks and snacks will be provided. See you there!

Lots Of Changes, More Coming Soon
Carthage Public Library welcomes Sheila Denefrio, our new teen services person. You can find her in the teen area in the afternoons most weekdays, but you can reacher her anytime by sending an email. We've completely rearranged to teen department upstairs with better seating and shelving. We're also rolling out new updated laptops for teens to use, and other technology. Lots more to come.

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