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

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Brain Fitness Class

    March 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Keeping our brains fit by learning new skills, exercising our memories, and challenging our brains to adapt and change can help delay or prevent the onset of memory challenges. No matter what your age, you can change and strengthen your brain! Come get your brain loose and limber with fun brain training games and exercises led by Certified Brain Fitness Trainer, Susan Carres. Registration required.

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  2. Computer Class: Beginning Excel - Level 2

    March 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mountain View Room

    Beginning Excel - Level 2: This is a continuation of the Level 1 Excel class, introducing students to more features of the spreadsheet program. You must first take the Level 1 Excel class before this one or have some Excel experience. Registration required.

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  3. CANCELED Pacific Wonderland Poets

    March 10, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mountain View Room

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. This group is for poets, 18 and older, at any level of expertise, to meet and discuss their in-progress, original poems and provide courteous, constructive, verbal or written commentary. Bring 10 copies of one original poem draft to distribute. Facilitated by Susan Swartwout and M.L. Lyons. Free and open to the public; no registration required. Susan Swartwout is an award-winning poet, author, and professor emerita of English–Writing at Southeast Missouri State University. Dr. Swartwout’s poems, stories and essays have been published in national anthologies, collections and literary magazines. In addition to teaching creative writing and editing, she worked in the publishing industry for 27 years. M.L. Lyons was awarded an MFA fellowship from UW's Creative Writing Program. She also co-edited “Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workplace" and her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart.

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Toddler Storytime

    March 10, 2020, 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

    March 10, 2020, 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.

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  3. Preschool Storytime

    March 10, 2020, 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

    March 10, 2020, 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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Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults

  1. Exquisite Corpse @ Murray Scholls

    March 10, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch Teen Zone

    Draw a picture or write a story as a group, where you only see what the previous one person has written or drawn. We're sure to create some wacky art and stories! Grades 6-12.

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Storytimes @ Murray Scholls

  1. Preschool Storytime @ Murray Scholls

    March 10, 2020, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    For kids ages 3-6. Preschool Storytime is filled with interactive books, flannel board 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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