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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,...
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...
Join us for fun, free, and informative events for adults this month. Summer Jazz Band Concert - Knob Noster Dr. Aaberg and the Summer Jazz Band will be here to delight us with their musical prowess. Come in from the heat and listen to some cool jazz! Refreshments provided. Wednesday, August 1 - 7:00 p.m. Craft Cafe - Lexington Craft Cafe is an event for experienced or intermediate crafters who are looking for a challenge. This month we will be making an embellished birdhouse craft. Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person Thursday, August 2 - 5:30 p.m. Stepping Stone Craft - Waverly If you missed out on the first one we are doing it again! Join us to make a stepping stone for your lawn or garden. All supplies will be...