July Pre-Teen Events

All events are for Pre-Teens, ages 9-12, unless otherwise noted.

Ralph the Mouse Book Club - Odessa

Join us as we take a journey with Ralph in the book The Mouse and The Motorcycle. Tweens, 9-12, let your imagination run wild on the road of adventure for a summer of creativity! Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen

Friday, July 13 - 3:30 p.m.

Junior Book Club - Warrensburg

Join us this month to discuss the thrilling science fiction adventure Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson. Discover July’s Book of the Month,The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser.

Age: 8-12

Wednesday, July 11 - 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Alcohol Ink Wind Chimes - Waverly

Let’s make some music! We will make wind chimes out of alcohol ink and washers. Please wear old clothes!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Monday, July 30 - 1:00 p.m.

Harry Potter’s Birthday - Knob Noster

Help us celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with a house cup competition, games, snacks, and prizes!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age:10 years old and older

Saturday, July 28 - 7:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Crafts - Knob Noster

It’s almost time to go back to school! Join us to create fun, school-themed crafts to add some style in your backpack.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Wednesday, July 25 - 3:00 p.m.

“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, July 12 - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 19 - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 26 - 1:00 p.m.

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Food and Fitness - Odessa

Tweens, 9-12, join Terra from the University of Missouri Extension to learn fun and interesting facts about nutrition and fitness.  

Age: Pre-Teen

Tuesday, July 10 - 11:00 a.m.

Friday, July 13 - 11:00 a.m.

Monday, July 16 - 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 24 - 11:00 a.m.

Monday, July 30 - 11:00 a.m.