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Library News

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Scream Queens

The horror genre is one typically dominated by male writers, but, as in most areas today women are hot on their heels!  Check out these great horror novels just in time for Halloween. Some are classic, some are new, but all are written by scream queens!     The Dead Girls C...

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Consumer Reports

Be a Better Consumer With Consumer Reports.

With the holiday shopping season soon to be upon us (if it isn’t already), we all want to purchase the best quality items and get the most for our buying dollars. To help with this, BCLS offers all our library card holders free digital access to Consumer Reports online subscription database. Cons...

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Teen Mystery Reads

I'm feeling inspired by shows like Only Murders in the Building and One of Us is Lying, so let’s focus on some of the twisty, awesome mysteries and thrillers you can find in the teen section. One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus This is one of the newest shows on the Peacock streaming network. ...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Young Scientists: Outer Space

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Fun scientific exploration through craft guided by a librarian on Zoom. Supplies will be provided and ready for pick up two weeks before the program. We request an adult supervise all children participating in the sessi...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Pups & Pages

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program. Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This will be a virtual event.  Registration required by calling the reference department.  You will be given the link after providing email. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Fall Rainbow Wall Hanging

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to re...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Second Wednesday Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Study Room #4
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
For registration contact the reference department at 893-9566 ext. 2 ...
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