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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 Murray Scholls Events for Kids (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ BCL Main (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ Murray Scholls (1)

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Citizenship Class

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Prepare for US citizenship at the library, with teachers from Mission: Citizen! This class runs for eight weeks, and you are encouraged to attend each week to get the most out of the class. We speak many languages! Free and open to the public; registration is required, but can be completed in-person at class.

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  2. Solopreneur: Being Your Own Business

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Are you a freelancer, artist, encore entrepreneur, or other solo entrepreneur who wants to earn more and work fewer hours? Start generating a steady stream of clients who value your craft and pay premium prices for your products and services with our program designed specifically for solo entrepreneurs who want to avoid the limited income after retirement. Presented by Jacqueline B Peterson. Jackie B is a Strategic Advisor for SBDC, and has spent many years as a CPA, business adviser, and entrepreneur in Portland, Oregon. Over the last 30 years, she has coached, taught, and counseled hundreds of creative and DIY entrepreneurs to financial success.

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  3. The Science and Art of Flight Mission Simulation, with Mary K. Kaiser, Ph.D.

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Meeting Room A

    This event is part of the One Book, One Beaverton program. Since the beginning of human-powered flight, engineers have sought to recreate flight missions in safe environments for training, practice, and research. In this talk, Dr. Kaiser will provide a historical overview of human-in-the-loop simulations, culminating in full-mission simulation capabilities similar to those described in "The Wanderers."

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Wow Wednesday

    January 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storytime Room

    First Wednesday: Imagination Station, Second Wednesday: Builders, Third Wednesday: STEM Toys, Fourth Wednesday: Things That Go, Fifth Wednesday: Family Movie. Ages 5-8 with family.

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  2. OBOB Book Club

    January 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Storytime Room

    Want to join a book club? Here's one just for kids where we discuss different battle books and answer trivia questions. Jan 9: Waylon! One Awesome Thing; Jan. 23: Whole New Ballgame; Feb. 6: Hana's Suitcase; Feb. 20: Book Scavenger. Grades 3-5. Registration required.

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Murray Scholls Events for Kids

  1. STEM Wednesday @ Murray Scholls

    January 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    1st Wednesday: Science - Fun with magnets and magnifying glasses! 2nd Wednesday: Technology - Play with Snap Circuits! 3rd Wednesday: Engineering - Play with LEGOs and magnet tiles! 4th Wednesday: Math - Play with geoboards and tangrams! 5th Wednesday: Creation Station - Use your imagination to create a great art project! Grades K-5 with adult.

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  2. Holy Reading, Batman! @ Murray Scholls

    January 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Let's explore all things comic! Come explore all kinds of comics and graphic novels. Then, try your hand at writing and illustrating your own comic story! Grades K-3 with adult. Registration required.

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Storytimes @ BCL Main

  1. Fun for 1s Storytime

    January 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Storytime Room

    This storytime is designed for children ages 12-24 months. We share books, songs, rhymes, and fun with bubbles! The last 10 minutes are set aside for playtime with toys and time for social interaction with other families. Limited to the first 50 people.

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  2. Fun for 1s Storytime

    January 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Storytime Room

    This storytime is designed for children ages 12-24 months. We share books, songs, rhymes, and fun with bubbles! The last 10 minutes are set aside for playtime with toys and time for social interaction with other families. Limited to the first 50 people.

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  3. Baby Bugs Storytime

    January 23, 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM @ Storytime Room

    Join us for a fun and interactive Baby Bugs storytime for children under 1! Stories, songs and rhymes will be followed by a brief playtime with toys and opportunity for social interaction. Limited to the first 50 people.

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  4. Baby Stay & Play

    January 23, 2019, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM @ Storytime Room

    A playgroup for babies ages 12 months and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys and socialization time directly after storytime. Families are welcome to join us even if they do not attend storytime. Doors open at 12:15 p.m.

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Storytimes @ Murray Scholls

  1. Toddler Storytime @ Murray Scholls

    January 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Murray Scholls Children's 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.

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