Mondays @ 10:00AM & 1:00PM (STORYTIME)
                   ●  We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-5, all ages welcome.

Mondays @ 12-2PM (TUTORING)
               ●  March  4th, 11th, 18th,  and 25th
               ●  GED/ HSE Tutoring
The Providing Academic Support Success (PASS) offers a strategy for high school exam preparation. Practice tests are available. Tutors help students evaluate areas they need to strengthen prior to taking the test. Work is assigned individually, with one-on-one support. There is no cost to participants, start at any time, self-paced learning, individualized tutoring, and they have six different locations. Currently, at the Ray County Library, the PASS program meets every Monday in the Community Room from 12-2pm. interested individuals can contact the front desk or call 816-726-6717.

Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm - 5:00pm (FAMILY PROGRAMS BEST FOR AGES 5-12)
               ●  March 5, Evening Storytime: We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-7, all ages welcome.
               ● March 12, Cactus Program:  We will read The Seed and the Giant Saguaro by Jennifer Ward, paint a rock to look like a potted cactus and learn about the saguaro cactus.
             ● March 19, Coyote Program: We will read Praire Chicken Little by Jackie Mims Hopkins. Then we will be using watercolors to paint a picture and we will learn about coyotes.              
            ● March 26,  Marbles, Building Bricks and Robots:  Learn to play marbles, create with building bricks, experiment with robots and other STEM activities.

Wednesdays @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm  (TEEN TIME FOR AGES 12-18)
               ●   March 6, 13, 20, and 27
               ●   Teen Time at the library will include chess, robotics, board games, craft projects, snacks, cooking and more.



March 14th and 28th, 2019 @ 4:45 pm (ADULT PROGRAM)
               ● Knitting and crocheting group will be here in our meeting room. This program is for adults 18+.

March 18th, [email protected] 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m  ( Blood Drive)
Richmond Chamber of Commerce and Ray County Library are partnering together Monday, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for the Community Blood Center drive. Book your appointment today at savealifenow.org/group, enter Group Code: ED7E.  For additional details contact Natalie Lamar at 816.776.6916 or [email protected]

March 21st, 2019 @ 10:00 am Health as a Whole  (Adult Program)
               ●  Join Registered Nurse Lacey Sullenger, for health education and conversation in the library’s Meeting Room.

March 21st  @ 5:00 pm ( ADULT PROGRAM )
               ● Come create your own upcycled mason jar craft! Learn how to create roses out of old book pages and decorate a jar for a fun spring decoration. There is a 10 person limit and we encourage you to bring your creativity. Please sign up at the link below or call us 816-776-5104.


March 25, 2019, @ 9:30  Ray County Board of Directors Meeting
               ●  Regular Monthly Meeting of the Ray County Board of Trustees

March 23, 2019, @ 1:00 PM Missouri Department of Conservation will be providing a hunter education class, students must pre-register online at www.mdc.mo.gov . If you have any questions please contact Conservation Agent Tammy Cornine 816-390-0327.

March 27th, 2019 @ 12 pm (ADULT BOOK CLUB)
               ●  NEW BOOK CLUB! SEEKING MEMBERS. 

March 28th, 2019 @ 5:15 pm ( ADULT PROGRAM)
Game Night is here! Come join us as we challenge each other and make new friends. This is an adult program for individuals 18 years or older. Call 816-776-51041 for any questions. 

Future Program Suggestions
    ●  Please feel free to call the Ray County Library with ideas and suggestions for future programs.
    ●  Outreach is available to patrons who are home-bound. The librarians pick a collection of books which suit that patron and deliver them to their home when needed. Please contact the front desk if you would like to be included in this service.

Reserve a Librarian   

    ●  The Ray County Library’s Reserve a Librarian service allows you to spend a 30-minute session with a librarian who can offer assistance tailored to your needs. This will allow you to reserve a librarian for an uninterrupted one-on-one, face to face, 30-minute session. Reserve a Librarian requires 3-day advance notice and requests for specific times are dependent on staff availability. Appointments are limited to 30 minutes in length to allow staff to serve the greatest number of residents. To set up a convenient time please contact the front desk at 816-776-5104.


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