Celebrate Motherhood at these St. Louis County Library Events

The St. Louis County Library system is honoring moms by hosting a variety of free programs for kids. The programs include storytelling, movies, crafts, cupcakes, pampering and more. All programs are free and open to the public.
It’s All about Mom
Wednesday, May 4, 4 p.m.
Kids can make a gift and a card for mom. Recommended for grades 2-5. Registration required.
Prairie Commons Branch, 915 Utz Ln., Hazelwood.
Mother’s Day Craft
Wednesday, May 4, 4 p.m.
Kids can create a homemade gift for mom for Mother’s Day. Recommended for ages 6-12. No registration required.
Weber Road Branch, 4444 Weber Road, St. Louis.

Mommy Stories and Craft
Thursday, May 5, 10 and 11:30 a.m.
Kids can listen to stories about all kinds of mothers and make a craft to take home for mom. Stories and activities are recommended for ages 3 – 6, but all are welcome.
Eureka Hills Branch, 103 Hilltop Village Center, Eureka.
Story Time: Mothers and Mommies
Thursday, May 5, 10 a.m.
There are all sorts of wonderful things children can learn through stories! This storytime includes learning fingerplays and having fun. Recommended for ages 2-5. Meramec Valley Branch, 625 New Smizer Mill Rd., Fenton.
Super Saturday: Mother’s Day Celebration
Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with at the library, where kids can make fun gifts and watch The Incredibles. (Rated PG). Snacks are provided. This program is open to kids in grades kindergarten through 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rock Road Branch, 10267 St. Charles Rock Rd., St. Ann.

Mother’s Day Cupcake Party
Saturday, May 7, 10 - 11 a.m.
Bring your kids and make something special this Mother’s Day weekend. Watch as cake decorator Jeannie Gearin demonstrates several different decorating techniques. Then design and decorate your own cupcakes. Recommended for moms and children ages 6-11. One adult per child. Auditorium. Registration required.
Tesson Ferry Branch, 9920 Lin-Ferry Dr., St. Louis.

Mother/Daughter Spa
Wednesday, May 11, 6 p.m.
Daughters and their mothers, or other special adults, are invited to an evening of being pampered. Make bath products, enjoy refreshments, and give each other manicures. Ages 7-11. Registration required.
Oak Bend Branch, 842 S. Holmes Ave., St. Louis.
All About Mothers: Evening Story Time
Thursday, May 12, 6:30 p.m.                                                            
Read stories about mothers and Mother’s Day and make a craft that mom will cherish for years to come. Ages 3-6. Registration required.
Grand Glaize Branch, 1010 Meramec Station Rd., Manchester.

For more information about any of these events, call 314-994-3300 or visit www.slcl.org.

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