December Events for All Ages

Join us for events for the whole family! Each program is open to all ages.

Poetry Reading by Missouri Poet Laureate Walter Bargen - Warrensburg

Award-winning poet Walter Bargen is coming to Trails Library! Mr. Bargen was appointed the first Poet Laureate of Missouri (2008-2009). He will present a discussion on writing, and talk about his original works. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Warrensburg Arts Commission.

Thursday, December 6 - 4:00 p.m.

Here Comes Santa Claus! - Knob Noster

Guess who is coming to town! Santa will be visiting once again for stories, cocoa and pictures! Don’t miss this chance to tell Santa how nice you have been, what you wish for Christmas and maybe even get a little treat!

Saturday, December 8 - 10:30-12:00 p.m.

Holiday Craft’orama - Odessa

It’s our annual family holiday craft event. No matter the size of your family, 1-10, join us for fun crafts the entire family can make. Registration required; call or visit branch to sign up.

Saturday, December 8 - 2:00 p.m.

Ornament Open House - Concordia

Feeling crafty? Want to get into the holiday spirit? Stop in this afternoon to make an ornament or two. We will have several choices with varying skill levels. Come be creative at the library!

Age: Children, Teen, Adult

Wednesday, December 12 - 2:00 p.m.

Gingerbread Houses - Lexington

Celebrate the season by decorating a gingerbread house with us at the library. Snacks provided.

Wednesday, December 12 - 3:30 p.m.

Join the Polar Express - Odessa

Go on an adventure to find your Christmas spirit. Enjoy the surprises along the way with a special appearance by the jolly ol’ elf himself.

Saturday, December 15 - 2:00 p.m.

Another Way to Garden! - Leeton

Brenda Carter from the University of Missouri Extension Office will introduce us to another way to garden with a program on introductory hydroponics.

Tuesday, December 18 - 5:30 p.m.