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  • Events for Kids @ Main (including Storytimes)
  • Events for Teens @ Main
  • Events for Adults @ Main (including Computer Classes)
  • DAM: Makerspace Events @ Main
  • Murray Scholls Events (for kids, teens and adults including storytimes)

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  1. Calendar Overlay Events for Adults @ BCL Main (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids @ BCL Main (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Kids (2)

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. NaNoWriMo Word War

    November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Reading Room

    Need extra motivation during National Novel Writing Month? We're having a civil (word) war to get those word counts flying! Beaverton City Library is going up against Tualatin Public Library to find out whether the North or the South of our region can write more words! Not interested in competition? Consider this a war against your word count and stop by either location anyway. There will be snacks available, as well as plenty of encouragement. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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  2. Chickens Don't Fly: Storytelling with Oba William King

    November 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Auditorium

    Nationally renowned storyteller Oba William King spends an intimate hour weaving personal stories, folklore, poetry and percussion into a tapestry of storytelling magic. Among many other honors, Oba has been featured at the Kennedy Center for the Arts and the National Storytelling Festival. Don't miss this chance to see and hear a unique voice in storytelling. Free and open to the public (ages 13 & up); no registration required.

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Where to Find Fantastic Beasts: Scavenger Hunt

    November 12, 2018 - November 21, 2018 @ Teen Room, Children's area

    Grindylows and Hippogriffs and Thestrals, oh my! All witches and wizards, muggles and no-majes are invited to find the fantastic beasts hidden throughout the library. Grades K-12 with family.

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  2. Astronomy: The Science of Silent Sky

    November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Meeting Rooms A and B

    Meet cast members and learn about astronomy, history, and women in science. Co-hosted with the Beaverton Civic Theatre. Grades 3-8 with family.

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Murray Scholls Events for Kids

  1. Felt Board Stories @ Murray Scholls

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Enjoy a felt board storytime and make your own pizza box felt board to take home! Featuring the story "Stone Soup." Ages 2-6 with family. Registration required.

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  2. Beyblades Tournament @ Murray Scholls

    November 18, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Have a blast at the library while going head-to-head with Beyblades! Bring your own or Beyblades will be provided. Grades K-5 with family.

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