The Union branch of the Scenic Regional Library is gearing up to host several events in August.

The library has events for kids, teens and adults. Most events require preregistration. To register for any program, call 636-583-3224, stop by the branch, or visit

Adult Programs

The library will be hosting #TBT Children’s Books Thursday, September 13 at 6 p.m. The event is a gathering old favorite books brought together for people to read while enjoying a cup of hot tea.

The library will be celebrating Banned Books Week Sept. 24-29. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the branch at anytime during business hours to have their picture taken with their favorite banned book.

Book Bingo will once again be on the schedule. The event will be Thursday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. Every winner takes home a free book.

Computer Programs

All computer programs require preregistration. The first will be Take-A-Ticket Training for adults.

The training will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. The training will be 30-minute one-on-one sessions. Guests should bring their own electronic device.

Basic Computer Operation for adults will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m.

Kid and Teen Programs

Preschool story time will continue in September with sessions Wednesday and Saturday at 10 a.m.

Reading to Rover will be held Friday, Sept. 7, at 2:30 p.m. Young readers will have a chance to practice their skills be reading to therapy dogs.

Art Class with Judy will be Thursday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. Guests will get a chance to make piggy banks. All supplies will be provided. RSVP today!

Pirates at the Library will be Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 2:30 p.m. To celebrate National Talk Like a Pirate Day, the library is hosting a scavenger hunt.

Check Out BIG Machines will be Saturday, Sept. 22, at East Central College. The event starts at 10 a.m.

The library bookmobile, first responder vehicles, cement mixer, helicopter, school bus, crane, the Washington Coffee House pink fire truck, and many other machines will be on hand for families to see up close.

Shaw Nature Reserve will be hosting an event Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 3:30 p.m. Guests will have a chance to discover seeds of native plants and how they spread, scatter, and stick.