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Quick Reads: Books to Read or Listen to in a Day!

Fall is here to stay, and with it all its trappings!  Back to school, back to carpool, back to after-school activities and weekend sporting events.  This return to routine often leaves us feeling like we have much less free time for things like reading or listening- when it's not for schoo...

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Books to Screen

From Book To Screen

“The book is better”, so the saying goes. Check out and read these books before you see their filmed movie/TV versions and judge for yourself.   Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy by Damien Lewis Tells the story of jazz great Baker’s role as an agent for the Fre...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Teen Titles for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.This is atime to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. A great way to celebrate would be to read a book (or two or t...

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Upcoming Events

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

Preschool Storytime - Auburn

11:15am - 11:45am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

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

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY...

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

ClubCreate

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 6-9.  Enjoy books, activities and crafts related to a "SPOOKY"  theme. Registration is required. This program will take place IN-PERSON at Wirt Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Paint and Pour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 r...

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

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Mad Scientists: Slime

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Children ages 6-12! Join us at Sage Library for Mad Scientists: Slime on Thursday, October 13 at 4:30 pm. Get ready to become mad scientists and make spider web slime! We look forward to seeing you!  Disclaimer(s): This program will take...

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

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

LENA Start Virtual Meetings

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...

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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.

Q-Tip Fall Tree Painting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Adult Craft Painting with Q tips ...

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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.

Painterly Pottery: Jack-o-Lanterns

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Painterly Pottery will have pottery Jack-o-Lanterns for participants to paint. All supplies provided. Items will be brought back to the studio for processing and returned to the library for pick-up at a later date.     ...

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Due to the high demand of this program, please only register at one BCLS location – thank you!

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.

Friday Fun: Fall Foxes

11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person program Friday Fun: Fall Foxes! The program is for children ages 2-5 + Adult. Get ready for foxy stories, songs and craft! We look forward to seeing you! Disclaimer: This program will take place...

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.

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