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OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Historic Cooking
with Missouri State Parks
Learn about early cooking methods. Tastings include stew, pie, Native American corn dishes and squirrel on a stick.
10 AM-12 PM
*Registration required
Saturday, June 15
Battle of Pilot Knob
State Historic Site
Saturday, June 29
Best for
Azalea Park Pavilion
age 5+
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Rain date: Saturday, June 22
MISSOURI
STATE
PARKS
This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library, Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
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Historic Cooking

Natural Resource Manager and Interpreter for Missouri State Parks, Bryan Bethel and Brick Autry, will show us how to create dishes from the past focusing on pre-settlement, settlement, and early 1900s time periods. These dishes include Native American corn dishes, stew, pie, and squirrel on a stick. Registration is required. Best for ages 5 and older. The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, June 22.

  • Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, Saturday, June 15, from 10 AM-12 PM
  • Azalea Park Pavilion, Saturday, June 29, from 10 AM-12 PM

Historic Cooking


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
ANO EDIBLE INSEC
TRY SOME EDIBLE
INSECTS WITH PAUL
LANDKAMER, WILD EDIBLES ENTHUSIAST
REGISTRATION
REQUIRED
EDIBLE FUN
FOR ALL AGES!
HURSDAY, JUNE O
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY @ 10 AM
IRONTON LIBRARY @ 2 PM
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THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SER AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF

Wild Edible Insects

Try some wild edible insects at the library with Paul Landkamer, wild edibles enthusiast! Best for ages 7 and older. Registration is required. Sign up for this program at ozarkregional.org by clicking on the event poster or at your local branch.

  • Ozark Regional Library-Fredericktown, Thursday, June 20th, at 10 AM
  • Ozark Regional Library-Ironton, Thursday, June 20th, at 2 PM

As an MA in history, Paul’s no stranger to scouring books and finding obscure sources for study. He is a Missouri Master Naturalist, and creator of Facebook groups, Wild Edibles of Missouri (over 9,500 members) and Missouri Entomophagy, referred to by some of the experts in the field as one of the most active entomophagy forums in the world, with over 1000 members.

Wild Edible Insects


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
SQUISHY CIRCUITS
squishy
Friday, June 21
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY- 10 AM
IRONTON LIBRARY- 2 PM
BEST FOR AGES 8+
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
PRESENTED BY POSITIVE ENERGY ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LEARN THE BASICS OF ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS THROUGH PLAY
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POSITIVE &NERGY
- ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS —
INS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM ANO LIBRARY SERVICES ENDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIESARY SERVIDES ANO TECHNOLEGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED SY THE MISSOON STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Squishy Circuits

Learn the basics of electrical circuits through play! Squishy circuit kits contain special insulating and conductive dough to help young users build simple objects that light up. This class will be presented by Matt Ursch of Positive Energy Electrical Contractors, a licensed electrician who has owned his own electrical contracting business since 2013. He loves his work and wants to encourage the younger generations to learn a skilled trade. Best for ages 8 and older. Registration is required. Sign up for this program at ozarkregional.org by clicking on the event poster or at your local branch.

  • Ozark Regional Library-Fredericktown, Friday, June 21st, at 10 AM
  • Ozark Regional Library-Ironton, Friday, June 21st, at 2 PM

Squishy Circuits


OZARK RECIONAL LIBRARY
OZARK FAMILY COOKING CLASS WITH CHEF ROB CONNOLEY
2024 JAMES BEARD FINALIST CHEF
MONDAY, JUNE 24
IRONTON LIBRARY-10 AM
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY- 2 PM
EXPLORE THE WORLD OF OZARK COOKING
IN THIS HANDS-ON CLASS
BEST FOR AGES 12+
*REGISTRATION
REQUIRED
INSTITUTE
OZARKREGIONAL.ORG
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THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Ozark Family Cooking Class

Taught by the 2024 James Beard Finalist chef Rob Connoley, participants will explore the world of Ozark cooking in this hands-on class. Best for ages 12 and older. Registration is required.

  • Ironton Library, Monday, June 24, at 10 AM
  • Fredericktown Library, Monday, June 24, at 2 PM

Ozark Family Cooking Class


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
MARTIAL ARTS
Story Time
Viburnum, Tuesday, June 25
Ironton, Wednesday, June 26
Fredericktown, Thursday, June 27
Annapolis, Monday, July 1
at 10 AM
Blend imagination and physical activity at this story time
Museum.Library
ozarkregional.org
Best for pre-k
THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Martial Arts Story Time

Little ones will be captivated by fun tales of brave heroes and wise masters, learning about kindness, respect, and perseverance along the way. Perfect for preschoolers, this story time blends imagination and physical activity to create a memorable and educational experience. Let's kick into fun together! Best for pre-k. All story times begin at 10 AM.

  • Viburnum Library, Tuesday, June 25
  • Ironton Library, Wednesday, June 26
  • Fredericktown Library, Thursday, June 27
  • Annapolis Library, Monday, July 1

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Young Scientist
CHEMISTRY CLASS
Tuesday, July 2, at 10 AM
Explore basic concepts like mixing colors, observing reactions, and understanding states of matter
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THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Young Scientist Chemistry Class

In this chemistry class, young learners embark on an exciting journey into the world of science. Through fun and interactive experiments, they explore basic concepts like mixing colors, observing reactions, and understanding states of matter. Best for ages 8 and older.

Viburnum City Hall, Tuesday, July 2, at 10 AM


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
CRITTER STORY TIME
Ironton, Wednesday, July 3
Fredericktown, Thursday, July 11
Annapolis, Monday, July 15
Viburnum, Tuesday, July 16
AT 10 AM
We'll read fun animal-themed stories, sing songs, and enjoy some critters!
Best for pre-k
Museum Library
OZARKREGIONAL. ORG
THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Critter Story Time

We'll read fun animal-themed stories, sing songs, and enjoy interactive activities. Perfect for little ones who love animals and adventure. Best for pre-k. All story times begin at 10 AM.

  • Ironton Library, Wednesday, July 3
  • Fredericktown Library, Thursday, July 11
  • Annapolis Library, Monday, July 15
  • Viburnum Library, Tuesday, July 16

OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Flower Garden
Planning
with Cape Girardeau Conservation
Nature Center
Tuesday, July 9
Ironton Library- 10 AM
Fredericktown Library-2 PM
Learn how to design and maintain a beautiful flower garden
Best for ages 18 +
Museum.Library
ozarkregional.org
This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Flower Garden Planning

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will teach participants essential techniques for designing and maintaining a beautiful, sustainable flower garden. Best for ages 18 and older.

  • Ironton Library, Tuesday, July 9, at 10 AM
  • Fredericktown Library, Tuesday, July 9, at 2 PM

OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Wednesday, July 10
Professional skills aren't required
- just bring your creativity and enjoy the experience!
Fun for all ages
Supplies provided
Sketch a Senior
Listen to a story, enjoy making art with others, and create an intergenerational bridge
Ozark Manor at 10 AM
Meadowbrook Residential Care at 2:30 PM
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This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the

Sketch a Senior

Join us for this intergenerational program at Ozark Manor and Meadowbrook Residential Care! The library will delight the crowd with tales and songs, and then we’ll bridge the intergenerational gap by drawing portraits of the residents. This event is fun for all ages, bringing together different generations through the joy of art and storytelling. Professional skills aren’t required—just bring your creativity and enjoy the experience!

  • Ozark Manor, Wednesday, July 10, at 10 AM
  • Meadowbrook Residential Care, Wednesday, July 10, at 2:30 PM

OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Pollinator Habitats
WITH QUAIL FOREVER
FRIDAY, JULY 12
IRONTON LIBRARY @ 10 AM
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY @ 2 PM
LEARN ABOUT MISSOURI POLLINATORS, THEIR HABITATS, AND HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME AND GARDENS POLLINATOR FRIENDLY
SEEDS
GO HOME WITH A SEED
FUN FOR ALL AGES
PACK BUTTERFLY
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PHEASANTS
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SERVICES
forever
THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE CE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS ORTHE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY. A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Pollinator Habitats

Hosted by Quail Forever Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist, Blake Abt, this program will focus on the different types of Missouri pollinators and the importance in keeping our natural resources healthy. We will create “Seed Pack Butterflies” for attendees to plant at their homes. Registration recommended.

  • Ironton Library, Friday, July 12, at 10 AM
  • Fredericktown Library, Friday, July 12, at 2 PM

Pollinator Habitats


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Touch-a-Truck
COME MEET OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY HELPERS!
Arcadia Valley HS Parking Lot
Wednesday, July 17, 2-6 PM
Fredericktown Fire Department
Thursday, July 18, 10 AM-12 PM
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Bring a toy car to trade!
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Touch-a-Truck

Come meet your local community helpers at Fredericktown Fire Department and Arcadia Valley High School parking lot this summer! We’ll have a toy car swap at the library table. Take a toy car, leave a toy car, but it’s not necessary to participate. Fun for the whole family!

  • Arcadia Valley High School parking lot, Wednesday, July 17, from 2-6 PM
  • Fredericktown Fire Department, Thursday, July 18, from 10 AM-12 PM

OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
CLOW PAINT CLASS IRONTON LIBRARY 10 AM
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY 2 PM
BEST FOR AGES 7+
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
FRIDAY, JULY 19
USE UV PAINTS AND BLACKLIGHTS TO MAKE YOUR CREATION COME TO LIFE
Museumand Library
SERVICES
OZARKREGIONAL.ORG
THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Glow Paint Class

Rebecca Turner, beloved art teacher, will guide us through a unique painting class. We’ll use UV paints and blacklights to makes our paintings come to life. Best for ages 7 and older. Registration required.

  • Ironton Library, Friday, July 19, at 10 AM
  • Fredericktown Library, Friday, July 19, at 2 PM

Glow Paint Class


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
MAKE YOUR OWN CU
TUESDAY. JULY 23
*REGSITRATION REOUIRED
FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY @ 10 AM
IRONTON LIBRARY @ 2 PM
BEST FOR AGES 8+
SUPPLIES
PROVIDED
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Museum Library
THIS PROACT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE DE MESEUM AND LIBRITY SERVIES INDER THE PROMISIONS OF THE LIBRURY SERVICES AND ICCHSOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY. L DIVISION DI THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETART OF STATE

Make Your Own Clay Book Keychain or Earrings

Make a clay keychain or pair of earrings of your favorite book cover! Registration is required. Best for ages 8 and older.

  • Fredericktown Library, Tuesday, July 23, at 10 AM
  • Ironton Library, Tuesday, July 23, at 2 PM

Make Your Own Clay Book Keychain or Earrings


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
WATERCOLOR
LEARN BASIC WATERCOLOR
TECHNIQUES
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 10 AM-2PM AT IRONTON LIBRARY THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1-5 PM AT FREDERICKTOWN LIBRARY
*REGISTRATION REQUIRED
ALL SUPPLIES
PROVIDED
BEST FOR AGES 10+
Museum.Library
OZARKREGIONAL.ORG
SERVICES*
THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT AS ADMINISTERED BY THE MISSOURI STATE LIBRARY, A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Watercolor

Learn basic watercolor techniques with hobbyist Irene Carter! Best for ages 10 and older. Registration is required.

  • Ironton Library, Wednesday, July 24, from 10 AM-2 PM
  • Fredericktown Library, Thursday, July 25, from 1-5 PM

Watercolor Class


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
TECHNOLOGY HELP
AVAILABLE AT ALL BRANCHES
PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Technology Help

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Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

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OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Voices of the Ozarks
Family Recipes
ozarkregional.org

Voices of the Ozarks

The Voices of the Ozarks project which started in Fredericktown pre-COVID will be renewed and expanded with a focus on family recipes and intergenerational dialogues in 2024!

The goal is to record approximately two (2) interviews per month (one in the Fredericktown library and one in the Ironton library) from April through December of 2024. These short audio recordings will be posted online with photos of the participants, the recipe, and a sample (when possible) to celebrate the past and present of Ozark cuisine. This program is designed to be a recorded dialogue between our older and younger generations, but participants are not required to bring someone with them. Visit ozarkregional.org or call (573) 546-2615 for more information.

Voices of the Ozarks Reservation


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
ADVENTURE BE
AT YOuR LIBRARY.
EXPLORE YOUR SENSES
2024 Summer
Library Program
REGISTER BEGINNING MAY 27TH
STORY TIMES / CAPOEIRA PERFORMANCES
/ COOKING CLASSES / AND MORE!
MAY 27-
TRACK YOUR READING AND EARN PRIZES!
This project i zARKEGONALORGvices under the
provisions of the Library
Services and Technology Act as administered by the
Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Summer Library Program

2024 SLP Event Calendar

PDF Reading Logs:

Ages 0-5 Reading Club Registration Ages 0-5 Summer Library Program Reading Club Registration Form

Ages 6-12 Reading Club Registration Ages 6-12 Summer Library Program Reading Club Registration Form

Family Reading Club Registration Family Summer Library Program Reading Club Registration Form

This year’s IMLS funded Summer Library Program is titled Adventure Begins at Your Library: Explore Your Senses, which will focus on using senses to bring stories and education to life. Register online at ozarkregional.org beginning May 27th to track your reading and earn prizes. We'll have programs for all ages such as a professional capoeira performance—Brazilian martial arts, a wild edible insect program, an Ozark family cooking class, sensory story times, cooking classes, and so much more!

Check in with your local Ozark Regional branch or ozarkregional.org in late May for a complete event calendar. To stay informed on library happenings find Ozark Regional Library System on Facebook, Instagram, or at ozarkregional.org.

This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Crafting kits for checkout
ozarkregional.org

Check out crafting kits!

Looking for a new hobby? Come check out one of our new crafting kits! You can find them in our catalog here.


OZARK REGIONAL LIBRARY
Games for checkout
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Check out games!

Want to try a new game (or an old familiar favorite)? Come see what we have available for checkout! You can find them in our catalog here.

Flyer for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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.