Apr 06, 2010 Valerie Chism Uncategorized
Still not sure of your way around the net? Looking for search shortcuts to improve your results? Sign-up for our free hands-on courses to get you updated. First up at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday April 7, librarian Julia Schult will show you the ropes with Internet Basics. Later in the month, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday April 21, she’ll show you how to fine-tune your searches for better results.
Join the group at 10 a.m. Thursday April 8 to read and discuss Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery classic “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”
Stamping and card making
Get ready for spring at 7 p.m. Thursday April 8 with Local artisan Missy Shipman who will help you produce some personalized cards for the spring season. Registration and a $15 materials fee are required.
Celebrate National Library Week
It’s always Library Week here at BPL but April 11 through 18 marks the national celebration and a great time to visit your local library.
Second Mondays Club
Third to sixth graders meet at 6 p.m. Monday April 12 for free pizza, fun, games and activities. Join us on the second Monday of each month. Registration appreciated, but not required.
With unemployment still running high, interview skills are more important than ever. Join us at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday April 14 to learn how to improve your odds in the interview with tips from Chris of PEACE, Inc. No registration required.
Celebrate spring and maybe even spring rolls at 3:30 p.m. Thursday April 15 with our first showing of Fairytail anime with a side of ramen.
BPL Friends Present: Two Guys in Normandy
Visit the historic beaches of Normandy with Al Jenner and Mark Ambrose as they share tales of their recent bicycle tour at 10 a.m. Thursday April 15. A donation for the library Friends group is requested.
Final call for photos
The deadline for this year’s Teen Photography Contest entries is Friday April 16. Registration forms with rules are available at the library and on our Web site.
A Tisket . . . a Tasket
A kitty headed basket? Join us at 10 a.m. Saturday April 17 to make a Little Cathead Basket. Registration and a $15 materials fee are required.
Books for Breakfast
The group meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday April 20 to discuss “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet,” by Jamie Ford. Refreshments will be served. New members are welcome.
A visit from the Bubbleman!
Celebrate the lightness of spring at 2 p.m. Tuesday April 20 with Doug Rougeux a clown, juggler and performer of bubblicious feats. All ages will enjoy this family program.
Google Your Family Tree
Genealogist Louise Creighton will offer personalized instruction on online tools for genealogical research at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday April 21. Registration is required.
Welcome in the spring by performing or enjoying music and stories at 7 p.m. Wednesday April 21. Hosted by Merry Mischief. Performer sign-in begins at 6:30 p.m.
Book discussion on Die Fat or Get Tough!
We’ll discuss this blunt-speaking book about differences between fit and fat people with Post-Standard columnist Bunny Dimmel at 7 p.m. Thursday April 22.
Games, games, games
Continue your vacation fun from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday April 22 with board, card and electronic games for all ages.
Suzanne Masters will introduce henna skin painting to those who register for this program from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday April 23 during Spring Break. Parental permission required for minors, as mendhi tattoos may last for several weeks.
Bring your needlework, crochet or knitting at 7 p.m. Wednesday April 28 and join others with an interest in stitchery.
Friends of the BPL book sale
It’s time to stock up for beach reading. We have a massive collection of great fiction and nonfiction for your summer reading pleasure. The last two days of the sale are Bag Days: a bag of books for $3 – but come early before the books, videos and music are picked over.