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   Events for Kids @ Main (including Storytimes)
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  1. Calendar Overlay Events for Adults @ BCL Main (3)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids @ BCL Main (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Events for Teens @ BCL Main (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ BCL Main (4)

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Job Fair

    November 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meeting Rooms A and B

    Looking for a job? Come meet with some of the Westside’s top community employers! Employers will be on-site at the main library on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. to speak with you about their various openings. Bring your resume, dress in business/business casual style, and be prepared to interview. Partnering with job fair participants is Job Connection, a free job search program that develops a personalized strategy based on individual strengths and goals. For more information, visit www.goodwilljobconnection.org. Registration is preferred but not required; to register, call Joy Whitmore at 503-641-3762.

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  2. Computer Class: Intermediate Excel—Pivot Tables, etc

    November 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Computer Classroom

    This class shows how to use Pivot Tables, Filtering and how to record a Macro. You must have a good working knowledge of Excel or take the two Beginning level Excel classes before taking this class. Registration required.

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  3. Recommended Reads: "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood"

    November 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Fiction, non-fiction, super popular or a little more obscure - we read it all and discuss at this friendly and lively book group. Join us even if you haven't finished the entire book. Nov. 27: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood; Dec. 18: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Mindfulness Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Kids will learn simple mindfulness techniques through activities and stories. Ages 4-7 with adult.

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  2. Stories without Words: Reading & Creating Wordless Picture Books

    November 27, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Meeting Room A

    Did you know that you can read a book aloud - even if it has no words? Join us on a storytelling adventure as we read and create wordless picture books! Grades K-3 with adult. Registration required.

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Events for Teens @ BCL Main

  1. Robotics Demos

    November 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Drop in for a robotics demonstration from the team at Westview High School! They will be demoing and teaching about some of their real robotics creations, including a basketball launcher and a cube stacker! All ages.

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Storytimes @ BCL Main

  1. Toddler Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Storytime Room

    Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. For toddlers ages 2-3. Limited to the first 50 people.

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  2. Toddler Stay & Play

    November 27, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Storytime Room

    A playgroup for children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers. Join us for toys, socialization time and bubbles directly after storytime. Families are welcome to join us even if they do not attend storytime. Doors open at 10:45 am.

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  3. Preschool Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Preschool Storytime is filled with interactive books, flannelboard stories, music and songs that will help your child develop the skills they need to get ready to read! It also promotes critical and imaginative thinking as well as social skills. A craft at the end reinforces the storytime theme. For kids ages 3-6.

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  4. Evening Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storytime Room

    Everyone is welcome to join us for stories, songs, crafts and family time together! All ages.

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