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Join one of our lively adult book discussion groups to share your ideas and thoughts on a variety of books. You just might find your next great read! Junior Book Club - Warrensburg Age: 8-12 Wednesday, August 1 - 4:00-4:45 p.m. Join us to discuss The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser. For our next book adventure choose your own novel within the mystery genre! Waverly Wednesday, August 8 - 10:00 a.m. Come and discuss your favorite recently read book.  We will also be enjoying some trivia and games. Corder Wednesday, August 8 - 1:00 p.m. We will be discussing Gap Creek by Robert Morgan and passing out Promise by Minrose Gwin for September. Lexington Thursday, August 9 - 12:30 p.m. The Dry by Jane Harper is August...
All events are for Pre-Teens, ages 9-12, unless otherwise noted. “Cooking Matters” with Melissa - Odessa Are your cooking skills limited to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and mac and cheese? There is so much more you can do with food. Tweens, 9-12, learn how to prepare delicious recipes in this 2-hour class, 6-week, hands-on course presented by Melissa Cotton from the University of Missouri Extension.   Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person Age: Pre-Teen Thursday, August 2 - 1:00 p.m. Fantastic Food Fun - Holden You can play with your food! In fact, we insist! We’ll have food games, construct food creatures, and even eat our artwork! Bring a friend and an appetite. Registration required...
Visit one of our branches for engaging and playful events for children. Mr. Saxophone Get ready for an interactive show that’s entertaining as well as educational, with an emphasis on informing kids of the wondrous variety of instruments and musical styles from around the world.  With costumes, musical instruments, and props to let the kids get in on the fun, you won’t want to miss this woodwind whirlwind. Thursday, August 9 Concordia - 10:00 a.m. Warrensburg - 11:30 a.m. Odessa - 1:00 p.m. Holden - 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 10 Corder - 10:00 a.m. Waverly - 11:00 a.m. Libraries Rock(et) - Lexington Look!  Up in the sky!  We’re launching a rocket at the library!  We will also enjoy a story, a snack,...