This Week at the Library: July 16-20, 2018

July 15, 2018

DIY Guitars for Tweens
Monday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. 

The Library will host DIY Guitars on Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Tweens will be able to build and decorate guitars out of recycled materials. This program is for ages 9-13 and will be held in the Storytime Room.


Teen Gaming @BCPL
Tuesday, July 17th at 4:00 p.m. 

On Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., the Library will host Teen Gaming, featuring video games and snacks. This program will be held in the Community Room and is for ages 13-18.


Jazz Scat Singing
Wednesday, July 18th at 4:00 p.m. 

Scat? What’s that? The Library’s summer musical events continue on Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. with “Jazz Scat Singing with Lydia Ellis.” Find out how jazz “scat singing” began, listen to examples, and try to scat sing. This event will be held in the Community Room. All ages are welcome to attend.

Musical Petting Zoo with Lafferty Pike Band
Thursday, July 19th at 10:30 a.m. 

On Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. the Library will host the Lafferty Pike Band. This all-female bluegrass band will perform an upbeat short performance of bluegrass songs, then share their love of music with young audience members by inviting them to try out the different instruments. Band members play fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, and upright bass. All ages are welcome to attend. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.


Third Thursday Book Discussion Groups
Thursday, July 19th at 10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. 

The Third Thursday Morning and Afternoon Book Discussion Groups will meet on Thursday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively. These groups are designed for anyone interested in discussing a wide variety of books in a group setting.

This month the Morning Discussion group will discuss The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. The Afternoon Discussion group will discuss Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. Those interested in participating in either group may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.  

Heat Sensitive Slime
Thursday, July 19th at 4:00 p.m. 

The Library will host a STEM event on Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Tweens can make slime with an added special ingredient which makes the slime change colors as it reacts to heat. For ages 9-13.


ASL Conversation Group
Thursday, July 19th at 6:00 p.m. 

The Library will host American Sign Language Conversation Group on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. This monthly event is community led and provides a casual location where people can practice using ASL. All levels of ASL learners or users are encouraged to participate. For more information, contact Caleb Conover at the Library.


Frozen Sing Along
Friday, July 20th at 2:00 p.m. 

Families are invited to a movie sing along on Friday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Library. The featured movie is Frozen, a beloved animated Disney film about two sisters trying to break the icy spell that keeps their kingdom trapped in winter. All ages are welcome to attend this free event. (2013; Rated PG; 102 minutes)


Shaker Community: Song & Dance
Saturday, July 21st at 2:00 p.m. 

Music and dance were a vital part of the Shaker style of worship. On Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., the Library will host Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Holly Wood will present “Shaker Community: Song and Dance,” where participants will learn Shaker songs and have the opportunity to try a simple Shaker dance. This program will be held in the Community Room at the Library.