Monday, January 30, 2017

February - April 2017 Classes and Events

ARTS AND CRAFTS CLASSES AND MAKE-AND-TAKES:

Make-and-Take: Pine Cone Bird Feeder
FEBRUARY 7-11, 2017, ALL DAY 
Pre-Registration: Not Required          
Stop by the library anytime February 7-11 to create your own pine cone bird feeder.

Valentine's Day Apothecary Jars
FEBRUARY 11, 2017, 12:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 1/21/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Are you artistic or crafty? Ready to try some new techniques or projects? Join other Christian County artists and crafters each month to make something beautiful to decorate or put to use in your home, to wear, or to give as a gift.

Small Collage Painting with Artist Angie Schade
FEBRUARY 18, 2017, 12:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 1/28/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Are you artistic or crafty? Ready to try some new techniques or projects? Join other Christian County artists and crafters each month to make something beautiful to decorate or put to use in your home, to wear, or to give as a gift.

Beginning Crochet: Cord Tamer
MARCH 4, 2017, 3:00-5:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 2/11/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Are you artistic or crafty? Ready to try some new techniques or projects? Join other Christian County artists and crafters each month to make something beautiful to decorate or put to use in your home, to wear, or to give as a gift.

Make-and-Take: Wine Cork Garden Markers
MARCH 7-11, 2017, ALL DAY 
Pre-Registration: Not Required          
Stop by the library anytime March 7-11 to create your own wine cork garden markers.

BROWN BAG AND BOOK CLUB:

Brown Bag and Book Club:  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Ann Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
FEBRUARY 28, 2017, 1:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Christian County Library has a book club for adults! Join us each month to discuss recent and popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Bring your lunch if you’d like, and we’ll provide drinks and dessert. No registration is required.

Brown Bag and Book Club:  Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
MARCH 28, 2017, 1:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Christian County Library has a book club for adults! Join us each month to discuss recent and popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Bring your lunch if you’d like, and we’ll provide drinks and dessert. No registration is required.

Brown Bag and Book Club:  My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 
APRIL 25, 2017, 1:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Christian County Library has a book club for adults! Join us each month to discuss recent and popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Bring your lunch if you’d like, and we’ll provide drinks and dessert. No registration is required.

CCL COOKING SCHOOL:


Pasta with Salvatore's Fresh Ristorante Italiano
** LOCATION:  Salvatore's, 1932 W. Retail Lane, Ozark, MO **
FEBRUARY 6, 2017, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 1/16/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Join us each month to learn a new culinary technique or dish with CCL staff or community chefs, plus browse and check out the library’s cookbooks on the subject.


Sushi with Phil Colbert of Happy Chef Catering
MARCH 11, 2017, 12:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 2/18/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Join us each month to learn a new culinary technique or dish with CCL staff or community chefs, plus browse and check out the library’s cookbooks on the subject.

CCL CRAFT CLUB *NEW!* :


March Craft Club Meeting and Pinterest Demonstration
MARCH 18, 2017, 12:00-3:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Grab your knitting, quilting, painting,, and sewing projects - or any craft projects you're working on - and join other Christian County crafters for some social crafting time. We'll bring refreshments, and an occasional guest speaker, with plenty of time to work on your projects and exchange ideas and materials with other crafters. No registration required.

April Craft Club Meeting
APRIL 29, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Registration: Not Required
Grab your knitting, quilting, painting,, and sewing projects - or any craft projects you're working on - and join other Christian County crafters for some social crafting time. We'll bring refreshments, and an occasional guest speaker, with plenty of time to work on your projects and exchange ideas and materials with other crafters. No registration required.

FITNESS CLASSES:


Zumba at the O.C.
Saturdays, January 4 - February 25, 2017
10:00 - 10:45 AM
** LOCATION:  O.C., Ozark, MO **
Pre-registration: Not Required
Zumba with the library is back by popular demand after a successful partnership with the O.C. last summer! Take Zumba for free - no membership required - at the O.C. in this library-sponsored class this winter. Zumba takes the work out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-syle, calorie burning dance fitness party.  

Yoga at the Library
Tuesdays, March 7 & 21, 2017:  12:00 - 1:00PM
Thursdays, March 16 & 30, 2017:  5:30 - 6:30PM
Location:  Christian County Library
Pre-registration: Not Required
Exercise is vital to a healthy lifestyle, but exercise classes and gym memberships are not affordable for everyone. Christian County Library wants to provide opportunities for all community members to learn fun and beneficial ways to stay active.

Walk in the Park
Tuesdays, April 4 - 25, 2017
9:00 - 9:45 AM
** LOCATION:  Finley River Park **
Pre-registration: Not Required
Exercise is vital to a healthy lifestyle, but exercise classes and gym memberships are not affordable for everyone. Christian County Library wants to provide opportunities for all community members to learn fun and beneficial ways to stay active.

GARDENING CLASSES:

Starting Seeds with Master Gardener Marla Hull
MARCH 4, 2017, 12:00-2:00PM
Pre-Registration: Opens 2/11/2017
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
With the premier of our Christian County Seed Library, we're partnering with the Christian County Master Gardeners and other organizations to offer monthly skill-building classes for gardening novices and experts alike.


EARTH DAY AT THE PARK:

EARTH DAY AT THE PARK APRIL 22, 2017 10:00AM-2:00PM 
At Finley River Park Pavilion 
Celebrate the Earth Day and enjoy the outdoors with Christian County Library at the Finley River Park.

10:00AM Dutch Oven Cooking Class Begins
11:30AM Wooden Pallet Demonstration: Build a Chicken Coop
12:00PM Wooden Pallet Demonstration: Build a Backyard Bar
12:30PM Kayaking Demonstrations on the River with Ozark Mountain Trading Company
1:00PM Learn about Solar Energy with Ted Keller and Missouri Sun Solar

Plus...
• LIVE music from Classic County Trio 11:00AM-1:00PM
• Make your own kite with artist Angie Schade
• Make-and-Take Greenhouse from an upcycled CD case
• Play life-sized board games with the library's Teen Advisory Board volunteers
• Take home FREE tree seedlings from the Missouri Department of Conservation!

MONEY SMART WEEK, APRIL 22-29, 2017:

Budgeting Basics
APRIL 26, 2017  1:00-2:00PM

The first step to financial security is making sure you spend less than you make. How do you do that? With a budget, of course! Learn budgeting basics, and discover some tools to help you manage your budget month-to-month.


Free Shredding Event
APRIL 29, 2017  9:30-11:30AM

Bring all your papers that need to be shredded and have them securely destroyed on site at the library with the Computer Recycling Center's shredding truck.