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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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  1. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids @ BCL Main (3)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Teens @ BCL Main (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Kids (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ Murray Scholls (1)

Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Oregon Battle of the Books: Practice Battles

    January 3, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Rooms A and B

    Bring your team and prepare to battle in these OBOB practice sessions. Team not in town? Register as an individual and we'll find a team for you to practice with. Grades 3-5. Registration required.

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  2. Oregon Battle of the Books: Practice Battles

    January 3, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meeting Rooms A and B

    Bring your team and prepare to battle in these OBOB practice sessions. Team not in town? Register as an individual and we'll find a team for you to practice with. Grades 3-5. Registration required.

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  3. Slime-O-Rama

    January 3, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Experiment with different kinds of slime! Grades 2-5. Registration required.

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Events for Teens @ BCL Main

  1. Winter Break Challenge

    January 2, 2019 - January 8, 2019 @ Teen Room

    Stop by the Teen Room at the main library or the Murray Scholls branch and pick up a card with quick challenges, or download and print a PDF from the Teen Events page. Complete the activities and you could win $50! There will be two prizes, one for middle school and one for high school. Grades 6-12.

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  2. CREATE: Herbal Bath Sachets

    January 3, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meeting Room A

    Make stress-relieving bath sachets using natural botanicals. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

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Murray Scholls Events for Kids

  1. Think Fun Thursday @ Murray Scholls

    January 3, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    1st Thursday: STEM Toys - Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-related toys! 2nd Thursday: Things That Go - Play with things that go! 3rd Thursday: Builders - Play with LEGOs and DUPLO blocks! 4th & 5th Thursday: Imagination Station - Bring your imagination! Ages 3-8 with family.

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Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults

  1. Winter Break Challenge @ Murray Scholls

    January 2, 2019 - January 8, 2019 @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Stop by the Teen Room at the main library or the Murray Scholls branch and pick up a card with quick challenges, or download and print a PDF from the Teen Events page. Complete the activities and you could win $50! There will be two prizes, one for middle school and one for high school. Grades 6-12.

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  2. Book Club for Adults: "The Wanderers" @ Murray Scholls

    January 3, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Join us for our monthly book club! Jan. 3: "The Wanderers" by Meg Howrey; Feb. 7: "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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Storytimes @ Murray Scholls

  1. Little Scientists Storytime @ Murray Scholls

    January 3, 2019, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Murray Scholls Children's Room

    Little Scientists is a fun and interactive storytime for kids ages 12-36 months that explores the wonder of science through books, repetition, songs and play. We explore gravity, motion, light, water, bubbles, sound and more! Jan. 3: Green Energy; Feb. 7: Structural Engineering; Mar. 7: Aerospace Engineering.

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