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Build Your Own Story

Use LEGO bricks to bring your favorite stories to life—the perfect story time for little engineers!

Viburnum: Tuesday, June 14th, 10am
Ironton: Wednesday, June 15th, 10am
Annapolis: Monday, June 20th, 10am
Fredericktown: Friday, July 1st, 10am

Oceans of Possibilities

On Tuesday, May 31st, Ozark Regional Library will launch Oceans of Possibilities: The Scientific Method and Discovery, a STEAM-focused summer reading program. This year’s summer reading program will feature Foraging & Wild Food Adventures, a performance by Mesner Puppet Theater, Mad Science, and classes on robotics, paper animation, geocaching and orienteering, and more! Visit the library to register, to pick up reading logs, and to ask questions about upcoming programs. Participants who complete the program may enter a drawing with prizes provided by our generous local businesses. Our grand prize is four tickets to St. Louis Aquarium—a $100 value! Watch for announcements about additional programs!

Creatures of the Deep

Dive into stories of faraway depths!

Viburnum: Tuesday, June 28th, 10am
Ironton: Wednesday, June 29th, 10am
Annapolis: Monday, July 11th, 10am
Fredericktown: Friday, July 15th, 10am

Fossils

Learn how living things turn into fossils and take home a fossil as a souvenir!

Tuesday, June 28th
Fredericktown at 10am
Ironton at 2pm

Mad Science

Mad Science will dazzle us with their amazing oceans event! Learn how an octopus's ink helps it evade a predator with an appearing ink chemistry experiment. Discover the states of matter of the changing ocean, whale sounds, whale sneezes, and more!

Thursday June 23rd
Ironton 10am
Fredericktown 2pm

Safety Day

Bring your bike and ride our safety course to earn a memento bike license. Learn simple bike maintenance. Loaner bikes available.

Saturday, June 25th 10am-2pm
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site

Safety Day

Bring your bike and ride our safety course to earn a memento bike license. Learn simple bike maintenance. Loaner bikes available.

Thursday, July 7th 10am-2pm
Azalea Park, Fredericktown

Virtual Reality

Wednesday, July 6th
Ironton, 10am
Fredericktown 2pm

2022 Annapolis Summer Story Times

June 6, 10am: Tales of the Sea
June 20, 10am: Build your story
July 11, 10am: Creatures of the deep
July 18, 10am: Now we're cookin'

2022 Viburnum Summer Story Times

May 31, 10am: Tales of the Sea
June 14, 10am: Build your story
June 28, 10am: Creatures of the deep
July 12, 10am: Now we're cookin'

2022 Ironton Summer Story Times

June 1, 10am: Tales of the Sea
June 15, 10am: Build your story
June 29, 10am: Creatures of the deep
July 13, 10am: Now we're cookin'

2022 Fredericktown Summer Story Times

June 17, 10am: Tales of the Sea
July 1, 10am: Build your story
July 15, 10am: Creatures of the deep
July 29, 10am: Now we're cookin'

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide initiative that promotes the joy of story. This free program ranges from newborn to just before kindergarten.

Voices of the Ozarks Oral History

A project of the Ozark Regional Library, Voices of the Ozarks is a series of oral history recordings with community members. Interviews can be found here.

Brainfuse VetNow
A suite of resources for veterans to polish their skills for civilian jobs and find resources to aid veterans and their families, from resumes to navigating the VA system.

Audio Readings of Classics

Ozark Regional Library is bringing you classics of literature read by local talent for your entertainment.