Children's Programs

Preschool Story Time Tuesdays

Each Tuesday
10:30 - 11:00 am
MRRL Storyhour Room

30 minutes of picture book reading for ages 3-5.

Family Story Time Wednesdays

Each Wednesday
10:30-11:30 am
MRRL Art Gallery

An hour of stories and activities for children and their families.

Rhyme Time

10:30-11:00 am
MRRL Storyhour room

Friday, February 20
Friday, March 3

A special time for babies and their caregivers. Music, movement and socialization. Babies and toddlers 2 and under. No reservations needed. 

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Bring your favorite book to read to one of the trained therapy dogs.

All ages. No reservations needed.

Thursday, February 12:
Tuesday, February 17:

Family Movie Nights

Family event. Bring a folding chair, sleeping bag, blanket or pillow and join the fun. Light snacks and drinks provided.
Note: This is an after-hours event. The front library doors will close at 6:15.

Friday, March 20
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Call for movie title 573-634-2464


Friday, April 17
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Big Hero 6

Mini-Golf Night

Saturday, March 7
MRRL Art Gallery

18 hole miniature golf course! Brought to you by and benefiting the MRRL Foundation.


Clay Play Party

Tuesday, March 24
MRRL Art Gallery
All ages. No reservations needed.

Homemade clay dough in a variety of colors, perfect for clay play!

Spy School: Secret Codes

Saturday, March 28
MRRL Art Gallery

Wrapped strips of paper, pages in books, push pins, and rubber bands.   All these and more are used to create secret codes!  

Put your spy skills to the test, decoding and creating secret messages. 

All ages welcome. No reservations needed. 

Family Book Bingo

Tuesday, March 31
MRRL Art Gallery

All ages. No reservations needed.

An hour of bingo fun for families.  Winning cards earn book prizes for ages 12 and under!

Block Party Nights

Free-building LEGO® fun at the library with standard bricks, mini-figures, and specialty pieces.

Ages 5-12. Limited to the first 45 participants on the evening of the event. A sign-in sheet will be available 30-minutes before start time.

For more information, contact Eric Lyon, 634-6064, ext 229.

6:30-8:00 pm in the MRRL Art Gallery

Monday, March 2

Monday, April 6

Bookworms Book Club

A book discussion for 3rd-5th grade students. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Storyhour Room at 7:00 pm. Sign up at the Children's desk or contact Angie Bayne at 634-6064 x. 253 or

January 15: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

February 19: How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks

March 19: The Giver by Lois Lowry

April 16: The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann


You can find more information on the Bookworms page.

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Children's Programs