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Children's Services

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white letters on black background reading "Read. Watch. Listen. Understand."

Race in America Booklist

In turbulent times, literature is one way to explore difficult issues, such as racism and inequality. To help facilitate conversations, BCLS staff have curated a list of books across our physical and digital collection for our patrons of all ages. Hoopla Collections:  Audiobooks Ebooks...

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Puzzling Reads for Middle-Grade Sleuths

Puzzling Reads for Middle-Grade Sleuths

Lately, I've found myself with more time for puzzles - jigsaw puzzles, sudoku puzzles, crossword puzzles, and of course all those digital escape rooms that keep popping up. But I have always loved books that let me solve their puzzles along with the characters. Good old-fashioned Sherlock Holmes-typ...

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Mer May

Hooray for Mer-May

The world can be a little overwhelming lately. That’s something that I think we can all recognize. So when I find something that is joyful and makes me smile, I want to share. That’s how I felt when I heard someone talk about Mer-May (A play on words combining mermaids with May-which somehow is...

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Upcoming Events

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Saturday Storytime!

June 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
We'll sing songs (and learn a few words in American Sign Language), practice movements to develop our minds and motor skills, and read two great books. Special thank you to Iron Grind Coffee House for providing the books while the librar...
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This event is in the "Children" group.
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Ring of Steel Presents Jedi Academy

June 8, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 91
Event Details:
This show is geared towards viewers 8 and older who are interested in seeing how the Jedi fights in the Star Wars movies are made. There will demonstrations and even times when you can grab your nearest light saber (or light saber shaped tool) to pra...
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Cameron Zvara's Comedy Magic Show

June 12, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual magic show with Comedy Magician & Entertainer, Cameron Zvara! Cameron's virtual show is filled with mind-blowing magic, comedy, juggling, music, and audience participation. You do not want to miss out! ...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Storytime!

June 13, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
We'll sing songs (and learn a few words in American Sign Language), practice movements to develop our minds and motor skills, and read two great books. Special thank you to Iron Grind Coffee House for providing the books while the librar...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Dr. Slime's Magic of Chemistry

June 23, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
There's magic in chemistry! Join Dr. Slime as he shows us some of the most amazing science demonstrations ever made, including classics like Elephants toothpaste, the Disembodied hand, Goblins Brew, a Flaming ball of Hydrogen, and a count down t...

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

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

Ring of Steel Presents Medieval Renaissance

June 24, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Performance, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
This show is geared towards viewers 8 and older who are interested in learning about weapons and fighting styles from the Medieval Renaissance. There will demonstrations and time for questions and answers This program will be held virtually via Zo...
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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Cameron Zvara's Comedy Magic Show

July 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual magic show with Comedy Magician & Entertainer, Cameron Zvara! Cameron's virtual show is filled with mind-blowing magic, comedy, juggling, music, and audience participation. You do not want to miss out! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

New Kids' Books