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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kids Take-and-Make STEAM activity: Craft Stick Skier Challenge

All Day
Crafts, Educational/Instructional
Library Branch: Missouri River Regional Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Crafts, Educational/Instructional
Description:
Ages 5-11. A STEAM craft/activity kit. Using craft sticks, aluminum foil, tape and your mind, create the best skier possible and test it on inclined surfaces. Kits will be available at the Children's desk starting Monday, January 25. Come in whi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Loop @ The Osage Branch

9:00am - 6:00pm
Osage County Events
Library Branch: Osage County Library
Room: Osage Branch Outdoor Area
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Osage County Events
Description:
We've created a special storybook loop around the outdoor area of the Osage County Library! Any time the library is open, feel free to take a short spin around the yard while reading a wintry tale displayed amid snowy decorations.  A new stor...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Millennials" group.

Virtual Loosely Bound Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults, Millennials
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Description:
Looking for your next great read? Join us at our newest book club! Instead of reading the same book each month, members read a book related to the theme of the month. This month, we're reading books about ancient history! Discussion and recommendatio...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Bedtime Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Storytimes, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Program
Description:
Virtual bedtime stories for young ones. Visit our virtual event Facebook group to hear new stories read each week! https://www.facebook.com/groups/mrrlkids ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Technology Instruction (Socially Distanced or Virtual)

9:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Osage County Events
Library Branch: Osage County Library
Room: Osage County Branch Art Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Osage County Events
Description:
Are you interested in learning how to better navigate the internet, become comfortable with computers or learn how to use a software program? Technology instruction is available through the library with an information technology specialist.  Res...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Loop @ The Osage Branch

9:00am - 6:00pm
Osage County Events
Library Branch: Osage County Library
Room: Osage Branch Outdoor Area
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Osage County Events
Description:
We've created a special storybook loop around the outdoor area of the Osage County Library! Any time the library is open, feel free to take a short spin around the yard while reading a wintry tale displayed amid snowy decorations.  A new stor...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytimes, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Program
Description:
We may not be able to meet in the same room, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy stories together! Watch a new story time each week. Join in the fun on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/mrrlkids This program is prerecorded so feel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction @ Noon

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Description:
Fiction at Noon is an adult book discussion group, where critically acclaimed works of fiction are chosen and discussed every other month. This month we are reading The Giver of Stars  by Jojo Moyes. This meeting will take place via Zo...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Millennials" group.

Google Suite: Forms (Virtual)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Everyone, Adults, Millennials
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Google Suite has a lot of components. Luckily, the library can help you navigate it! In this class, we will provide an overview the apps Google has to offer, including Drive, Sheets, Docs, Forms, and more. Registration required. Link will b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Old-Time Radio and the Great American Songbook (Virtual)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Authors/Performers, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors/Performers, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Description:
This audio-visual presentation examines how radio helped to give birth to the "Great America Songbook" by offering songs and singers a unique opportunity to present their songs to a national audience. The show uses both text and clips featuring some ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Missouri River Regional Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Crafts
Description:
For ages 5 and under. No reservations needed. A small craft kit for preschoolers. A different craft will be available each week, and will go along with the virtual family story time offered that same week. Themes will vary depending on which stories ...

All Staff Meeting

8:00am - 9:00am
Library Meetings
Library Branch: Missouri River Regional Library
Room: MRRL Art Gallery
Program Type: Library Meetings

Management Team Meeting

9:00am - 10:00am
Library Meetings
Library Branch: Missouri River Regional Library
Room: Mark Twain Room
Program Type: Library Meetings
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Loop @ The Osage Branch

9:00am - 6:00pm
Osage County Events
Library Branch: Osage County Library
Room: Osage Branch Outdoor Area
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Osage County Events
Description:
We've created a special storybook loop around the outdoor area of the Osage County Library! Any time the library is open, feel free to take a short spin around the yard while reading a wintry tale displayed amid snowy decorations.  A new stor...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytimes, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Program
Description:
A new prerecorded online family story time will be posted each Wednesday.  As an added bonus, combine story time with one of the preschool craft kits that will be available to pick up at the Children's circulation desk starting each Wednesd...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bookmobile Community Stop @ the Capital Mall

11:00am - 1:00pm
Community Events
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community Events
Description:
The Missouri River Regional Library Bookmobile makes school & community stops throughout Cole and Osage counties. We offer a full range of children’s & adult titles, including fiction & non-fiction, paperbacks, CDs, & DVDs. In additio...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks will be required for everyone attending this program. The library will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation and may make changes regarding in-person programming. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Millennials" group.

Facebook for Beginners (Virtual)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Everyone, Adults, Millennials
Program Type: Computer Classes, Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Facebook is an app that millions of people around the world use every day. Learn how to use it effectively in this virtual class! We will go over the basics of usage, including tips on how to navigate the new version. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Loop @ The Osage Branch

9:00am - 6:00pm
Osage County Events
Library Branch: Osage County Library
Room: Osage Branch Outdoor Area
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Osage County Events
Description:
We've created a special storybook loop around the outdoor area of the Osage County Library! Any time the library is open, feel free to take a short spin around the yard while reading a wintry tale displayed amid snowy decorations.  A new stor...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Millennials" group.

Virtual Yoga @ 10AM

10:00am - 11:00am
Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Millennials
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Virtual Program
Description:
Rejuvenate your mind and body. Join us live streaming into your homes. Link to join class https://zoom.us/j/99465497262?pwd=LzFnc1RsS0ZRdGhSZFN5ZGJTNmQrQT09 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

People You Should Know: Virtual Picture Book Biography

10:30am - 10:45am
Storytimes, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Program
Description:
Join us for a story reading series where we highlight picture book biographies on interesting people. Visit our Facebook group each Thursday to watch the reading of a new featured biography. https://www.facebook.com/groups/mrrlkids/ ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Minecraft @ MRRL

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Gaming/Games
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming/Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Hop online and join our private Minecraft server! Register today and we'll send you an email with all the technical stuff.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Millennials" group.

Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Gaming/Games, Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Millennials
Program Type: Gaming/Games, Virtual Program
Description:
Are you an adventurer at heart? Play Dungeons & Dragons with us online! You might stomp your way through an army of orcs, or go on a noble quest to rescue a whole town. You decide! (This program will be virtual for the foreseeable future. Please ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MRRL Friends Annual Membership meeting

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Program
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual Program
Description:
If you are already a MRRL Friend OR would like to officially become one, please join us for the annual MRRL Friends membership virtual meeting, 2021 Officers will be elected and goals for the upcoming year will be discussed. https://zoom.us/j/9127...