Adults, teens and children have several activity options during January at the Eureka Hills Branch, 156 Eureka Towne Center.
Thursday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Perky Penguins
The colder it gets outside, the better the perky penguins like it! Join us for stories about these funny birds who love the ice and snow. Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Monday, Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Evening Story Time
Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed friend, and join us for an evening story time. Recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Frosty the Snowman and Friends
Have you ever made a snowman? Join us as we read about the most famous snowman of all! Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m.
Join us for a fun–filled hour of origami, the fascinating and creative art of paper–folding.We’ll provide examples, and all the supplies, and give you step–by–step instructions. Ages 5–11. Registration required.
Thursday, January 17, 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Bow Wow Stories
Puppy dogs are so much fun. Join us for stories about these beloved pets. Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Friday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.
Have fun with songs, finger plays and stories for little ones. Recommended for ages 6 months–2 years. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Art @ Your Library: Run Away with the Circus
Ever feel like you have a three ring circus in your own home? Bring your little monkey sout to enjoy this interactive circus experience. There will be juggling and circus activities, a high-energy interactive reading of Dr. Seuss’ book, “If I Ran the Circus,” and a memorable performance by a real–life professional circus performer. Presented by Day Spring School of the Arts. Ages 4–7. Registration required.
Thursday, January 24, 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: Let’s Make Monkey Soup
What in the world is Monkey Soup? Come to story time and find out! Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Thursday, January 31, 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Story Time: What is Groundhog’s Day?
Will the groundhog see his shadow or not? Let’s listen to some groundhog stories and see what he does. Make a craft to take home, too. Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3–6, but all are welcome.
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Teen Gaming Night
Relax from the holidays with an evening of socializing and playing games. Try some exciting games on our Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 Kinect systems, or play one of our traditional board games. Bring a friend and meet some new ones. We will talk briefly about some new teen books while we enjoy pizza and beverages. Ages 12–17. Registration required.
Friday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.
Book Bingo for Seniors
Join us for a fun afternoon of bingo and win gently–used books for prizes. Light refreshments provided. Door prizes, too! Seniors. Registration required.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2 p.m.
eMedia: Getting Started
Did you get a new eReader or tablet for the holidays? Find out how to download freee Books and eAudiobooks from the St. Louis County Library’s eMedia collection. Bring your new device, as well as your library card number and PIN, and specially trained Library staff will walk you through the process. Registration is required. Kindle and Kindle app users: please bring your Amazon account ID and password. Non–tablet users (i.e. Nook Simple Touch): if you have a laptop, bring it with you to get the most from the session.
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m.
Eureka Hills Evening Book Discussion Group
Join us once a month for our Book Discussion Group for adults. This month’s book for discussion is “Mistress of the Art of Death” by Ariana Franklin. We meet the third Wednesday of every month. Stop by the Eureka Hills circulation desk to check out your copy of the next book to be discussed. Open to adults.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2–3:30 p.m.
Puzzle Afternoon for Seniors
Put jigsaw puzzles together or try some word search and word scrambles. Exercise your brain! Light refreshments provided. Someone will win an attendance prize! Seniors.