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All Ages Crafing

Drop by the Library on Monday, June 27th anytime between 4-6 pm for crafting! Supplies and instructions will be provided to create fingerprint paintings, q-tip painting, bubble wrap painting and string art.

Main Branch
June 27th at 4-6 pm

Children Events

Marty the Magician!

Marty the Magician is returning this summer with an all new magic show! Watch closely or you just might miss some of the fun.

Main Branch
July 12th at 2-3pm
July 12th at 5:30-6:30pm
July 13th at 10:30-11:30pm

Mad Science

Discover how an octopus’s ink helps it flee predators as our Mad Scientist uses chemistry to make ink suddenly appear. Experience the changing ocean as we investigate the states of matter. Hear how our Mad Scientist uses science and air pressure to create whale sounds and experience a whale sneeze.

Main Branch
July 20th at 2-3pm

Fly Fishing

Learn hands on basics for Fly Fishing from Sam Stewart with the Missouri Conservation Department.

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Main Branch
July 22nd at 2pm
July 23rd at 11am


Foster the love of reading with your child when you stop in and enjoy age appropriate stories, songs and crafts at Storytime in the Children's Library. Summer Reading Program Theme is Traveling Through the Pages

Main Branch
Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Thursdays at 2 pm

Teen Events


Join our Teen Writing Workshop! Learn more about the craft of fiction and share what you're working on with your fellow writers. Each week we'll focus on a different aspect of writing, including character creation, writing dialogue, and plotting your story. Six week program.

Open to Grades 7-12.

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Main Branch
Wednesdays 2-4 pm
June 1 - July 6

Teen Hangout Night

Come hang out with your friends at the Library - AFTER HOURS!

Join us for games, food, and more!

Open to ages 12-17

Main Branch
July 15th 6:30-8:30 pm

Adults Events

Open Mic Night

Join us at Foxtrot Coffee in downtown Poplar Bluff where the library will be holding an open mic night, allowing anyone and everyone to showcase their talents in music, comedy, poetry, and more!

Foxtrot Coffee
404 Vine St, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

June 30th at 6-8pm

Adult Book Club

Join us to discuss Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan. Located at our Ridgel Branch (3398 Kanell Blvd)

Ridgel Branch
July 9th at 2 pm


Join us at the library for Tai Chi. All skill levels welcome. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing. Presented by Judy Jackson.

Main Branch
July 16th at 2 pm


Join us every third Thursday of the month at The Wine Rack for our social, read-what-you-want book club!
July's Theme: Around the World

The Wine Rack
1212 N Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 United States

July 21st at 6pm

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