Brentwood


Upcoming Events

Jun
20
Thu
Out-of-this-World Movie Night @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For adults. Grab your multipass and journey to the library to watch the cult classic “The Fifth Element,” rated PG-13. We’ll have the snacks covered with popcorn and mini cupcakes; bring a blanket if you want to spread out in front.

Jun
24
Mon
Chess Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jun 24 @ 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.

Jul
7
Sun
Sunday Make ‘n’ Play @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 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.

Jul
8
Mon
Senior Social @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 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.

Chess Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 8 @ 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.

Jul
10
Wed
Itsy Bitsy Science Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 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.

Jul
13
Sat
Christian the Magician @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

For grades K-5 in the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch community room; and 2 p.m. in the Library Center auditorium. Join Christian the Magician for a show full of audience participation and magical surprises. Don’t miss this chance to see a kid from the audience float in midair and other tricks from the resident magician of the St. Louis City Museum. Call 883-1974.

Jul
17
Wed
Brown Bag Travelogue @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 17 @ 12:30 pm

For adults. Sit back, relax and explore a new place. You’re welcome to bring a sack lunch.

June 19: Tulips & Windmills: Discover the charm and history of the Low Countries as Anjanette Nowell and Debbie Letterman share stories and photos from their 10-day river cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium.

July 17:  Behind the Scenes at Space Camp. Learn what it takes to be an astronaut as Library staff member Sarah Bradshaw shares some of her hands-on, interactive experiences from Space Camp.

Aug. 21: Piranhas to Penguins: Bill & Maggie’s Excellent Adventure. Bill and Maggie Crowe will share adventures from their 68-day cruise around South America and the Antarctic aboard Holland America’s Prinsendam.

Jul
22
Mon
Chess Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 22 @ 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.

Jul
30
Tue
Space Magic @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

Tommy Terrific uses magic tricks to represent space exploration, from celestial objects like planets and stars to the equipment scientists use to explore it, such as rockets and the space shuttle. Celebrate the history of space exploration and the fascinating facts we’ve learned about our universe at Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic Show! For preschool-grade 4. Call 883-1974.