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Coming Up: Programs for Teens

Thursday, March 23rd

  • 6:00 PM - Ally Carter Book Club
    We'll chat about All Fall Down, the first book in the Embassy Row series by Ally Carter. A mix of action, adventure, and international intrigue with a sprinkling of romance, All Fall Down tells the story of Grace, a damaged 16-year-old determined to find her mother's killer even if it means endangering everyone around her. Bring a brown bag supper, and we'll provide the dessert. Register to get your free copy of the book--supplies are limited. Call the Teen Desk at 417-623-7953 by March 17 to sign up. This program is free and open to grades 7-12.

Tuesday, March 28th

  • 6:00 PM - Game Night
    We have lots of board and card games, plus a Wii U. Test your skills, battle for bragging rights. Also, we have snacks. A free program for grades 6-12, no registration needed.

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