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June 2018

Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 17

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 17

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 18

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 18

Four States Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info, contact KevinWoods@mercy.net.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Jun 18

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-5700.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 19

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 19

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Jun 19

Marketing/Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Business Expo & Home Show, Bowling Night, Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Small Business Saturday, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year.  For info, call Neely at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jun 19

Sleep Apnea Support Group

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-7400.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 8:30am
  • For more info. contact Mark Elliff at 358-2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1937

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center

This event is open to the public.


Jun 20

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Community Hope Conference “The Greatest Prevention Conference”

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 4pm
  • The Community Hope Conference is a yearly conference held to increase awareness and education about family violence and child abuse prevention.  The conference is designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to: leaders in child abuse prevention, child care and youth workers,  child welfare board volunteers, social workers, law enforcement personnel, elected officials, counselor, medical & legal professionals,  educators,  foster parents and other interested child advocates.
                   
    Cost: $49 for basic attendance, CEU certificates available.  For info, call 417-782-9899.

  • Event is sponsored by Alliance of Southwest MO

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 8:30am
  • For info, contact the Chamber at 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-4546.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Bariatric Weight-loss Support Group

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-1266.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

“Rumors” Comedy by Neil Simon

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Adults $26, seniors $23, teens $21, children $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 21

Community Hope Conference “The Greatest Prevention Conference”

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 4pm
  • The Community Hope Conference is a yearly conference held to increase awareness and education about family violence and child abuse prevention.  The conference is designed to offer quality training and information on topics and model programs of interest to: leaders in child abuse prevention, child care and youth workers,  child welfare board volunteers, social workers, law enforcement personnel, elected officials, counselor, medical & legal professionals,  educators,  foster parents and other interested child advocates.
                   
    Cost: $49 for basic attendance, CEU certificates available.  For info, call 417-782-9899.

  • Event is sponsored by Alliance of Southwest MO

This event is open to the public.


Jun 22

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 22

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 22

“Rumors” Comedy by Neil Simon

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Adults $26, seniors $23, teens $21, children $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 22

Carthage Art Walk

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Free and open to the public.

    For info, contact Wendi at 417-359-8181 or wdouglas@ecarthage.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 23

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 23

Summer Craft/Boutique Event

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 4pm
  • Open to the public.  Booth space available, 8x10 space $30/$35 with electricity.  For info, call 417-592-2161.

  • Event is sponsored by Bykota Church

This event is open to the public.


Jun 23

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 23

“Rumors” Comedy by Neil Simon

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Adults $26, seniors $23, teens $21, children $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 23

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 24

“Rumors” Comedy by Neil Simon

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Adults $26, seniors $23, teens $21, children $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 24

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 24

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 25

Community Education: All Season Wreaths

  • Begins at 12am and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 25

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 26

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 26

Leads Group Two

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jun 26

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Jun 26

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 27

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 27

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 27

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2706.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Jun 27

Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity Ribbon Cutting
    Thursday, June 27
    2 p.m. ▪ 1021 S. River St., Carthage
    Join us to celebrate the Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity’s 150th home dedication and the 4th home built in Carthage. Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the quarterly prize valued at $100. RSVP to Mary Jo at mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jun 27

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 27

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 28

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 28

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Jun 28

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 29

Camp AMPED (Advanced Manufacturing Product Entrepreneurial Design) for Girls & Boys Ages 14-16

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $200 includes daily lunch.  For info, call 417-455-5773.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 29

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 29

Community Education: Dance for Tots (Ages 4-5)

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25/month.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    Wednesday, May 30: Kickoff Event at Memorial Hall 10 am and 3 pm
    Born to be Wild! Live Animal Show, all ages welcome
    First day to sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, at a Memorial Hall show, or at the Library. 

    Monday, June 4: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 5: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 6: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 7: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 8: Food Truck Friday, Look for the Carthage Public Library Tent!
    We will be painting rocks; all ages; 8 and under with an adult, please.

    Saturday, June 9: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 11: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, June 11: Adults; Beauty and the Beast Movie, 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, June 12: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    CD Mobile Craft; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 13: Special Event—Jennifer Daniels at Carthage Memorial Hall
    all ages; Jenn works with Pete the Cat author, Eric Litwin.  Join us to hear stories and music that Jenn and Eric work on together, and her original creations.  10:30 am or 3:00 pm

    Thursday, June 14: Family Movie, Moana at 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and under with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, June 15: Adults-Colored Hands Craft 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, June 16: Tie Dye! (Pre-registration required) 11 am – 3:30 pm; ages 13 and up

    Monday, June 18: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 19: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm;
    Movie: Jumanji! rated PG-13
    (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19)
    snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 20: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 21: Children’s Readers Theater 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 23: Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, June 25: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, June 26 Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up;  4:30– 5:30 pm
    Board Game Night; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, June 27: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, June 28: Kids Board and Video Games 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, June 30: LAST DAY TO SIGN-UP FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

    Wednesday, July 4: Library closed in observance of Independence Day

    Monday, July 9: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 9: Adults: O Brother Where Art Thou Movie, 5:25 pm

    Tuesday, July 10: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Guitar Pic Crafts, snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 11: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 12: Family Movie: Coco 3:30 pm
    All ages welcome, 8 and younger with an adult, please.
    Snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Saturday, July 14:  Teens and Adults: Escape the Library! (Pre-registration required)
    3:30-5:00 pm.  Like an Escape Room, but you must escape from the Library!

    Monday, July 16: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Tuesday, July 17: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Movie—Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, rated PG-13; (ages 13 and under must have parent permission form signed at the Library before June 19) 
    Snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage.

    Wednesday, July 18: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri, 10 am (repeat of Wed.)
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Thursday, July 19: Kids STEAM Activity 3:30 – 4:30 pm
    Grades 3-6; snack served at 3:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Friday, July 20: Adults—String Art Craft, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

    Monday, July 23: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine, 10 am
    ages birth – 2nd grade; stories, songs, and crafts

    Monday, July 23: Adults-Mamma Mia Movie; 5:45 pm

    Tuesday, July 24: Teens and Tweens, grades 7 and up; 4:30– 5:30 pm
    Guitar Hero Tournament; snack served at 4:00 pm by Bright Futures of Carthage

    Wednesday, July 25: Closing Event—Music Concert, Leonardo; at Carthage Memorial Hall

    all ages; 10:00 am or 1:00 pm

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Jun 30

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 30

Card Party

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 3pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $8.50 includes lunch.  For info, call 417-358-7778.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 30

Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Featuring artCentral member artists.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by McCune-Brooks Health Care Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Jun 30

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.