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   Events for Kids @ Main (including Storytimes)
   Events for Teens @ Main
   Events for Adults @ Main
   Murray Scholls Events (for kids, teens and adults including storytimes)

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Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Portland Opera Preview: Cinderella

    July 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Auditorium

    Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera's production Cinderella! The preview is hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox, with performances by Portland Opera's Resident Artists. Free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information about Portland Opera, visit

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Toddler Storytime

    July 17, 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.

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  2. Toddler Stay & Play

    July 17, 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

    July 17, 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.

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  4. Evening Storytime

    July 17, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storytime Room

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

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Events for Teens @ BCL Main

  1. Slime Fest

    July 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Meeting Room A

    Love slime? We do, too! Join us to make some gooey green slime and learn about the science behind this chemical reaction. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

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  2. Magic & Yu-Gi-Oh!

    July 17, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Bring your Magic or Yu-Gi-Oh! decks and compete in a tournament ladder. Booster packs for the winner and drawing prizes! Grades 6-12.

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