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Submitted by Children on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 09:53
The 2013-2014 Show Me Award Nominees have been announced. Each year, Missouri schoolchildren in grades 1-3 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. The Show Me Award is awarded to the author of this book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians. Enjoy this year's selection of nominees. More information about the nominees and the Show Me Award is available on the Show Me page.
Submitted by Children on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 10:26
The 2013-2014 Mark Twain Award Nominees have been announced. Each year, Missouri schoolchildren in grades 4-6 vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. The Mark Twain Award is awarded to the author of this book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians. Enjoy this year's selection of nominees. More information about the nominees and the Mark Twain Award is available on our Mark Twain page.
Submitted by Children on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 10:20
It is finally beginning to feel like winter outside so let's do some winter crafts. This week we have a Be Creative crafts for kids on Monday, December 10 at 6:30 pm. We will be making Snowflake Stamps and Reindeer Friends. Come join the fun!
Submitted by Children on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 12:20
Get up and get moving with our weekly storytimes at the library. We have our Preschool Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30 am and our Family Story Time every Wednesday at 10:30 am. These exciting story adventures will be sure to get you moving and dancing and enjoying the stories. Come join us and see what Story Time is all about.
Submitted by Children on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 10:43
We want to wish all of our wonderful patrons a Happy Thanksgiving. We will be closed on Thursday and Friday to let our staff enjoy the holiday. We hope you have a great Thanksgiving.
Submitted by Children on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 11:42
Jay and Leslie are back! They are coming to MRRL this Saturday, November 10 at 1 pm.
Jay and Leslie Cady of Laughing Matters are the lucky stars of this fun program of juggling tricks, wacky humor, and new twists on classic bedtime stories. Follow your lucky stars to the library for this dream come true for the whole family!
Submitted by Children on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:06
We have lots of Halloween fun at the library this October.
Submitted by Children on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:05
The Library now subscribes to Tumblebook Library! TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Submitted by Children on Mon, 08/20/2012 - 12:41
There are only two weeks left in the MRRL Summer Reading Program. You have until Friday, August 31st to turn in your reading logs and get your prizes. We have had 1500 kids sign up for the Summer Reading Program this summer and there are still quite a few who have not turned their log in. So if you are finished with the program, please bring you log into the Children's Department. We have lots of prizes, including a giant stuffed snake, free book, glow in the dark glasses and a free personal pizza from Pizza Hut.
Submitted by Children on Mon, 08/13/2012 - 09:43
This week our theme is all about the sky. We will be Up in the Air for Family Event Monday and we will Fly Away on Family Fun Wednesday.
Up in the Air: Monday, August 13, 6:30-7:30: The challenge is on! Paper airplanes, blast-off balloons and other soaring objects are featured in this hour of family games.
Fly Away: Wednesday, August 15, 10:30-11:30: An hour of stories, music and activities all about flying!