Brentwood


Upcoming Events

Mar
3
Sun
Sunday Make ‘n’ Play @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For age 3-grade 4. Don’t have time for storytime during the week? Drop in for a hands-on, interactive experience with a maker, play and art focus. We’ll provide multiple activity stations and fun read-alouds. Be prepared to make new friends, get messy and have family fun! Call 883-1974.

Mar
21
Thu
Eat Well to Stop Diabetes @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For adults. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 10 Greene County residents has diagnosed diabetes. Dietitians from Cox College of Nursing will discuss diabetes, including common misconceptions and practical lifestyle changes for prevention. Registration starts March 7; call 616-0706.

Apr
1
Mon
Chess Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For all ages. Whether you’re just getting started or an experienced player, you’ll have fun and improve your skills playing with other chess enthusiasts. Members of the Springfield Greene County Park Board Chess Club will be there to share their expertise. Call 883-1974.

Apr
4
Thu
NXT Chapter: A Book Group for 20/30-Somethings @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm

For ages 20-40. “The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women” by Kate Moore. Call 883-1974.

Apr
7
Sun
Sunday Make ‘n’ Play @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For age 3-grade 4. Don’t have time for storytime during the week? Drop in for a hands-on, interactive experience with a maker, play and art focus. We’ll provide multiple activity stations and fun read-alouds. Be prepared to make new friends, get messy and have family fun! Call 883-1974.

Apr
8
Mon
Senior Social @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library community room, for adults age 60 and older. Enjoy social time and refreshments during this come-and-go event. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., browse materials, enjoy board games and breakout activities, get book recommendations and computer help. From noon-1 p.m., a Healthy Living for Seniors lunch program will be provided by SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging’s Choice Presenters. A $3.50 lunch donation to SeniorAge is encouraged. Materials will be provided for Choice and craft activities. Offered in cooperation with SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging and the Library’s Stories for Life program. Wellness Checks. Get free health screenings from the experts.

Apr
9
Tue
Club Van Gogh: Maker Edition @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

For grades 3-6. This hands-on STEAM-focused art series will highlight how science, technology, engineering and math are actively involved in artistic creations. Materials will be provided. Funded by a grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Kinetic Art. Registration starts February 25; call 616-0703.

Evening Book Discussion @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm

For adults. Call 883-1974.

April 9: “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

May 14: “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin” by Erik Larson.

Apr
10
Wed
Itsy Bitsy Science Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am

For ages 2-6. Discover your inner scientist as we learn, explore, build and create with science, technology, engineering, art and math. Dress for a mess! Call 883-1974.

Apr
11
Thu
Book & Movie Jam @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

For age 13-grade 12. Bring in a book of the same genre as the advertised movie. We’ll chat about our books and watch a PG-13-rated movie. Snacks will be provided. Call 883-1974.

April 11: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

May 24: “Dumb & Dumber.”