The Children’s Room has much to offer for children of all ages.
Items available include books, VCR tapes and DVDs, Audio books,
Easy Reader, Award-winning, fiction, non-fiction, biography,
graphic novels, series books, and interactive (books with links
to computer activities).
A spectacular adventure awaits!
Thanks to the Stanley and Elaine Ball Foundation, the children’s
area has a new look. There are books bigger than kids can
imagine and a forest room with reading nooks. A kiosk offers
electronic game pads and computers. Many new materials have been
Join us for Story Time every Thursday from 11:00 to 11:30 A.M.
in the Children’s Room.
MILK AND COOKIES*
This program occurs in the Children’s Room every third Saturday*
of the month, September through May: includes story time, themed
projects, guest presenters, snacks, from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.,
for young children and parents.
for posting at the library or call to verify date.
This program began on April 8th, 2017, when
several Master Gardeners’ helped our junior gardeners
(ages 1 to 14) plant perennials at the Library. This
first meeting was a success and continues into the
summer. Library Board member and Master Gardener, Patty
Slicer, saw this dream become real, because there was a
need to beautify the Library property while teaching
young children the joy of gardening. The local Master
Gardeners awarded our gardeners with $1,400 to purchase
needed materials, trees and flowers. A generous donation
of perennials came from Home Depot, as well as trees
from the City of Branson. Monies from supporters of the
project also helped in supplying materials for this
The Junior Gardeners met every other week during the
summer months. The program was such a success, that the
Branson Tree Board awarded the gardeners with the
August Beautification Award.
Congratulations to all of our junior participants and to
Patty Slicer who organized this event. Come and see our
Pete Herschend talks to Jr. Gardeners.
April 8, 2017, planting