Dexter, Missouri - Keller Public Library along with the Missouri Job Center will host an event at the library on Friday, February 2nd from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Job seekers: Looking for a job or a career change? They can help!
+ Develop a professional resume
+ Measure and certify your skills
+ Learn about open jobs in your area and complete an online job search
+ Learn about No Cost workshops that will help you develop your skills
+ Find out about tuition assistance that you may be eligible for
Employers: Looking for qualified staff? We can help!
+ Learn how we can promote your job openings
+ Learn how we can recruit for your job opening or host a hiring event
+ Learn about the variety of services the job center can provide
Dexter, Missouri - The Keller Public Library will be the home of the MINGO Photo Contest winning photos exhibit through the month of December.
Photos feature native wildlife and plants, and people in nature. The photos show the considerable photographic talent of youth and adults in southeast Missouri.
Winter is a special time to visit Mingo National Wildlife Refuge.
Waterfowl continue to arrive on the refuge.
The resident eagles are hanging around their nests, with eagles from the north adding to their numbers.
Deer are more easily seen in the winter.
The refuge is open from daylight to nightfall every day.
The Visitor Center Wildlife with its natural history exhibits is open weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm during the winter months.
Dexter, Missouri - Keller Public Library invites you to attend their exciting Story Hours each Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 "Mitten Magic!" presented by Reita LeBeau and Kim Cook. Join them for the first Story Hour of 2017!
Dates and presentations are:
Jan. 3 - "Mitten Magic!" presented by Reita LeBeau and Kim Cook
Jan. 10 - "Dino Soccer!" presented by Guest Reader Bill Drake
Jan. 17 -"Blast Off to the Moon!" presented by Guest Readers Preston and Elizabeth Clark
Jan. 24 - "Let it Snow!" presented by Guest Reader Susie Grobe
Jan. 31 - "Jack and the Beanstalk!" presented by Guest Reader John Stephens
Keller Public Library Board of Directors meeting - Thursday, January 26, 5:15 P.M., Library Community Room
Dexter, Missouri - The Stoddard County Genealogy Society and the Crowley's Ridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are sponsoring "Things to Remember", a genealogy workshop on searching military service and homestead records.
The workshop will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Keller Public Library.
The speakers will be Dr. Frank Nickell. He is the associate director of the State Historic Society of Missouri. Also speaking will be Carol Cannon. Both live in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
The workshop will also feature music, door prizes, and lunch. The cost to attend the workshop is $15.00 and is due by September 19th or $20 if you register after September 19th.
Walk-ins are welcome. Registration and payment may be made to the Stoddard County Genealogy Society and mailed to P.O. Box 834, Dexter, Missouri 63841.
Dexter, Missouri - Keller Library Summer Reading Program is slated to begin Wednesday, June 15th at 11:00 a.m. with Magic in Motion by Marty Hahne, the Reading Magician.
The theme this year is "On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!" with the program running through July 20th. Each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. the library will host a special guest. All ages of children are invited to attend. The program this year will incorporate games, sports, fitness, and wellness in addition to stories and live turtles.
The library staff have been busy decorating the community room. Refreshments will be served at each program with an ice cream sundae social to be held at the final Summer Reading Program.
The Summer Reading Program is funded by The Friends of the Library. The programs for the 2016 Keller Library Summer Reading Program are:
June 15th - Magic in Motion by Marty Hahne, The Reading Magician
June 22nd - Karate Kickin' by Carrillo's Martial Arts
June 29th - Nature Olympians by Animal Tales
July 6 - Ready, Set, Tumble and Cheer by Courtney Potts of Dexter Tumbling and Cheer
July 13th - Slow and Steady Wins the Race by Dee Loflin and her Turtle Family
July 20th - Motion Commotion with crafts and ice cream sundae socialThe idea of having the summer reading program is to encourage students to read over the summer. Prizes will also be given to youngsters as an incentive to read more books.