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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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Use your wit, skill, and some lucky rolls of the dice to create characters, fight bad guys, and maybe even save the world. No experience necessary! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

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: 20
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

LENA Start Virtual Meetings

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week virtual program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, includi...

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

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + 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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 11/15 - 11/20
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                           &nbs...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.

Felt Turkey Banner Craft

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom to make a turkey-themed felt banner and other autumn crafts!   Supplies may be picked up at any BCLS branch. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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. ...
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