Thursday, October 1, 2015

October-November Programs for Adults

Wayne Glenn:  Battles of the Ozarks    
OCTOBER 1, 2015, 6:00-7:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Christian County author, historian, and radio host Wayne Glenn will discuss Civil War battles of the Ozarks, his books, and his upcoming projects.

Make and Take: Felt & Pine Cone Owl Ornaments      
OCTOBER 3, 2015, 9:00AM-4:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required    

Attending the Ozark Arts & Craft Show this year? Stop by the library any time between 9:00 and 4:00 while you’re out shopping at the craft fair to make your own adorable felt and pine cone owl ornaments. Craft from Materials provided.

CCL Cookbook Club  
OCTOBER 10, 2015, 1:00-2:00PM, Pre-Registration: Opens 9/12/15
NOVEMBER 14, 2015, 1:00-2:00PM, Pre-Registration: 10/10/15         

New this fall! Do you love cookbooks, cooking, and conversation? Join the CCL Cookbook Club. Each month we’ll pick a theme and select some related cookbooks from the library collection. Stop by the front desk anytime to choose one of our themed cookbooks, then meet us the second Saturday of each month with your prepared dish to share and discuss.  PLEASE NOTE: OCTOBER MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE X CENTER IN NIXA, 701 N. TAYLOR WAY. Click here to register.

Paranormal Investigators: Wesley and Melissa Fox
OCTOBER 24, 2015, 10:00-11:00AM
Pre-Registration: Not Required      

Meet paranormal investigators Wesley and Melissa Fox and listen to them discuss their experiences with ghost hunting. The Foxes have worked with Branson Paranormal Investigators, appeared on the TV show “The Haunting.” Wesley is also the author of two books on the paranormal.

Start Your Family Tree                
OCTOBER 27, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm
Pre-Registration: Opens 10/6/15
Begin at the beginning. This class covers the basics on tracing your family history. It’s made for anyone who would like to start working on their genealogy, and those who would like to get the work that they have already done organized in order to continue their research. Click here to register.

Crafty in Christian County: Thanksgiving Centerpieces 
NOVEMBER 7, 2015, 12:30-1:30PM    
Pre-Registration: Opens 10/17/15
Create a beautiful centerpiece to decorate your Thanksgiving table with crafter Pam Cox. Materials are provided, although donations towards the cost of materials are appreciated. Click here to register.


American Sign Language: Four Part Series
OCTOBER 22 & 29, 2015, NOVEMBER 5 & 12, 2015,  4:00-5:00PM
Audiences: Children, Teens, and Adults  
Pre-Registration: Opens 10/1/2015

American Sign Language has become one of the most popular languages to
study. If you’ve ever considered learning ASL, whether it be to communicate
with your baby or toddler, talk with a hearing-impaired acquaintance, or just
for fun, ASL instructor Tracy Harwell can help. She’ll give an introduction to
the language, demonstrate fun ways to teach and learn it, and discuss ASL

learning resources in our area. Click here to register.

International Games Day 2015
NOVEMBER 21, 2015, 12:00-4:00PM
Audience: All Ages    
Pre-Registration: Opens 10/31/2015

It’s time for  the eighth annual celebration of gaming in libraries across the world.  Bring the whole family to play board games, card games, video games, and more. Refreshments served. Door prize drawings throughout the event. Click here to register.