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  • Events for Kids (including Storytimes)
  • Events for Teens
  • Events for Adults
  • BCL At Home Virtual Events

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Events for Adults

  1. Practical Skills for Family & Friend Caregivers: Bathing Without a Battle

    March 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room A

    When someone has dementia, simple personal care tasks like bathing can be a struggle. Learn tips and tricks for helping your loved one stay clean and healthy without the battle. Learn from older adult specialists trained in an award-winning program designed for helping those with dementia bathe without the fear and fighting. Learn about different bathing techniques, proper preparation for a smooth bath, helpful products and supplies, and real-life examples. There will be time to ask situation-specific questions at the end of the presentation. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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  2. Why DIY? Self-sufficiency & American Life

    March 7, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project focused on Do-It-Yourself! Living in a world of ever greater convenience, what motivates us to be makers and doers? How do makerspaces and skills courses affect community engagement and involvement? As we become more self-sufficient, what gets left behind? The conversation will be led by Jennifer Burns Bright, a food educator, recipe developer, and travel writer based in Astoria, Oregon. Free and open to the public; no registration required.

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Events for Kids

  1. Spanish Storytime / Hora de cuentos en español

    March 7, 2020, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storytime Room

    ¡Esta hora de cuentos exclusivamente en español tendrá cuentos, canciones, rimas, juegos de dedos y artesanía! For kids ages 6 & under / Para niños de hasta 6 años

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  2. Bilingual Babies Storytime / Hora de cuentos Bebés Bilingües

    March 7, 2020, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM @ Storytime Room

    Join us! We will share stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish. / ¡Acompáñanos! Compartiremos cuentos, canciones y rimas en español e inglés. For babies ages 0-18 months / Para bebés menores de 18 meses

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  3. Family Storytime

    March 7, 2020, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Family Storytime is open to all ages and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We share books, fingerplays and action rhymes, sing songs, and move to music! Storytime concludes with a craft.

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  4. CANCELED Korean Storytime

    March 7, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Storytime Room

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Join us for stories and songs in Korean! Age 2-6 with family.

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Events for Teens

  1. Maker Studio

    March 7, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Teen Room

    Hang out in the Teen Room and use various materials from our Maker Cart to create something truly original. We'll provide supplies, including washi tape, origami paper, button making materials and more - you bring ideas for this drop-in, self-directed crafting time. Grades 6-12.

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