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  • Bricks 4 Kidz
    This month at Tween Lab, we will be building a motorized Lego creation with help from a special guest, Bricks 4 Kidz. More information about Bricks 4 Kidz can be found on
  • Breakout!
    Tweens, come get locked in the library! You'll have only 60 minutes to escape by cracking codes, solving puzzles and following clues. Prizes will be awarded to the teams t
  • Zombie Apocalypse for Tweens
    Are you ready for an undead disaster? Make sure you're prepared by assembling a survival kit, practicing your zombie moves and devouring Jell-O brains! This program will b
  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
    Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime in which the animals get to spend the night in the library! Make a picture frame craft and
  • Mason Jar Vases
    Tweens can use paint and embellishments like lace and burlap to transform a simple glass jar into a lovely vase with rustic charm. Add some fresh flowers for a memorable M
  • Children's Bookmark Contest
    To celebrate Children's Book Week (May 2-8), BCPL is having a children's bookmark design contest. This year, all designs should reflect our summer reading theme, "On Your
  • Digital Scavenger Hunt
    Tweens must use technology to track down specific items in the library! One member on each team must bring a camera, phone, iPod or other device capable of taking and stor
  • Tween Iron Chef
    The library will host a culinary cook-off for tweens inspired by the famous Food Network show. Budding chefs will have a chance to battle it out to see whose cuisine will
  • Chocolympics
    Do you have a sweet tooth? Tweens can compete in some delicious chocolate-themed challenges, such as pudding Pictionary, Oreo stacking, Hershey Kiss unwrapping, M&M sortin
  • Tween Lab to start in January
    Tween Lab is a new program starting in January specifically for 9-13 year olds. Tween Lab will feature a new, exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activ
  • Melted Crayon Art
    Tweens can make a masterpiece out of melted crayons! Supplies will be provided (including hair dryers), but please call the library to sign up. This event will be held Jan
  • Graham Cracker Houses
    Tweens can make a traditional gingerbread house... out of graham crackers instead! Display them as a table centerpiece this holiday season and then devour them for dessert
  • Fingerknitting
    Tweens can learn how to knit using only some yarn and their fingers! Make a scarf to keep or give one as a gift during the holidays. This event will be held November 12th
  • Mitten Monsters
    Tweens can make a miniature monster out of an old mitten or glove for some frightful fun this month! Bring your own mismatched mitten, or register in advance to have one p
  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
    Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime in which the animals get to spend the night in the library! Make a picture frame craft and
  • Dot Day Party
    September 15th marks the anniversary of the best-selling picture book, The Dot , by Peter H. Reynolds. The Dot tells the story of an art teacher who inspires a reluctant s
  • Instagram Frames
    Paint a picture frame to display your favorite photograph. Using the app is not required, just come be creative and #havefun! Supplies are limited, so registration is requ
  • Crime Scene Investigation
    Tweens can attempt to solve a fictional crime by visiting a mock crime scene, examining clues, and interrogating persons of interest. After gathering all the evidence, you
  • Superhero Training Academy
    Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Tweens will get a chance to discover if they are faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to l
  • Children's Bookmark Contest 2015 Winners
    Congratulations to the winners of our Children's Bookmark Contest! Our 2015 winners are Sofie Sanders (age 11), Banks Dunn (age 7) and Miriam Heath (age 5). Their "Every H
  • Spy Science
    Calling all spy recruits! Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to complete your first mission as a secret agent. Learn how to develop a disguise for cover,
  • Children's Bookmark Contest
    To celebrate Children's Book Week (May 12-18), BCPL is having a children's bookmark design contest. This year, all designs should reflect our summer reading theme, "Every
  • Zentangle for Tweens
    Learn this fun and relaxing method of creating beautiful images from structured patterns. The Zentangle method is intended to make the act of drawing pleasurable as well a
  • Accordion Scrapbooks
    Make a miniature scrapbook out of an Altoid tin! Photographs and other mementoes can be included for a tiny tin full of treasures. Supplies will be provided, but feel free
  • Tin Can Robots
    Recycle a tin can into a repurposed robot! Almost everything you need can be found in a tool chest, kitchen cabinet or the recycling bin. The library will supply all the h
  • Library Mini Golf
    Play a round of miniature golf in the Library! Swing by with the whole family to play nine storybook themed holes. The course will start in the Children's Library. Some pu
  • Starburst Bracelets
    Come play with your food, or at least the wrappers, and learn how to make sweet and stylish accessories for yourself or your valentine! This program will be held February
  • Cupcake Decorating
    Tweens can celebrate the Library's 5th anniversary since its grand-reopening by decorating (and devouring) birthday cupcakes! This program will be held January 15th at 4:0
  • Happy Noon Year
    Ring in the coming new year a little early with activities, crafts, and snacks. Our celebration will even be complete with a countdown to a balloon drop at noon! This prog
  • Sock Snowmen
    Tweens can make a snowman that is more cuddly than cold this winter! These jolly snowmen can be used as a seasonal decoration or given as a thoughtful gift. Enjoy building
  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
    Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime in which the animals get to spend the night in the library! Make a picture frame craft and
  • Mystery Mayhem
    The original bookplate designed by illustrator Mark Teague disappeared before it could be displayed! Tweens can take on the roles of suspects or sleuths and attempt to sol
  • Iron Chef: Ramen Noodles
    The library will host a culinary cook-off for tweens inspired by the famous Food Network show. Budding chefs will have a chance to battle it out to see whose cuisine will
  • Children's Summer Reading Program Performers
    The Summer Reading Program will feature some fantastic family performers in June and July. Since this year's theme is "Fizz Boom Read!" many of the special events will exp
  • Mythbusters
    Reenact the popular Discovery Channel science show by using the scientific method to prove if widely held beliefs and rumors are true or false. Test out myths such as: “Is
  • Optical Illusions
    Optical illusions can use color, light and patterns to create images that can be deceptive or misleading to our minds. Come play some tricks on your brain and make some to
  • Summer Reading Outreach
    Fueling the Mind is a grant program to bring literacy events to school age children who are unable to visit the library during the summer. There are ten locations througho
  • Summer Reading Program
    We’ll be starting off summer with an all ages Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on Monday, June 9 th at 12:00! Pete the Cat will make an appearance and food will be provided b
  • Children's Bookmark Contest
    Calling all artists! To celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 12-18), BCPL is having a children’s bookmark design contest. This year, all designs should reflect our summer r
  • Balloon Towers
    Compete to see which team can assemble the highest tower using only balloons and tape. The only requirement is that the structures must be stable and sturdy enough to be f
  • Fancy Nancy Tea Party
    Bonjour mademoiselles! Join us for fancy games, crafts and snacks. Come dressed in your most fashionable finery. (Tiaras and tutus are welcome!) This program will be held
  • Eggs-tra Special Storytime
    Celebrate the holiday with stories, games, crafts, and an egg hunt in the library! This program will be held on April 13th at 2:00 in the storytime room. It is intended fo
  • Rubber Band Bracelets
    A loom is no longer needed to weave rainbow bracelets! Hook rubber bands together using your fingers to form bright bracelets and colorful charms. Wear them yourself or tr
  • Kid's Book Club
    Kid's Book Club will resume for a six week session in February and March. We'll be reading a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Series will include
  • Tangle-Free Ear Buds
    Keep your ear buds from becoming tangled and twisted by wrapping them with embroidery floss. Tying a simple friendship bracelet around the cords is a clever and colorful h
  • Cookie Decorating
    Decorate cookies as conversation heart candies for a sweet treat. Personalize them with classic phrases or sentimental sayings and enjoy eating and exchanging them with fr
  • 100 Cup Contest
    The sky’s the limit for this challenge. Compete to see which team can build the tallest tower out of 100 cups while racing against time… and gravity! Prizes will be awarde
  • Happy Noon Year
    Ring in the coming new year a little early with activities, crafts, and snacks. Our celebration will even be complete with a countdown to a balloon drop at noon! This prog
  • American Girl Afternoon
    This program will meet monthly and feature a different American Girl each time. Learn about each doll and their respective time period by participating in activities, maki

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