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  1. ESCAPE ROOM FOR TEENS AT THE LIBRARY!

    July 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. DNA AND GENEALOGY CLASS

    July 27 @ 2:30 am - 4:30 pm
  3. DNA AND GENEALOGY CLASS

    July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

Hours:

M-Th: 9am-9pm

Fri-Sat: 9am-5:30pm

Sun (Sept-May): 1:30pm-5:30pm

Days Library is Closed

bpl@bartlesville.lib.ok.us

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  • SUMMER READING PROGRAM, JUNE 3 – JULY 28

    SIGN UP NOW AT THE LIBRARY!

    We will have reading prizes and fun events for both children and teens…see below.

    FOR KIDS

    Starting on June 5th, participants are asked to share with library staff what they’ve been reading each week, in order to be eligible for weekly prize drawings for books, local gift certificates & more. This can by done by showing your reading log to library staff, calling 918-338-4170, emailing srp@bartlesville.lib.ok.us, or using the Report Your Reading link on the library’s website. (www.bartlesvillelibrary.com)

    Completing an extra weekly reading challenge from the list in your packet will get you entered into the prize drawings twice!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    SPECIAL KICK-OFF EVENTS, JUNE 3RD

    Kids 7 and up who have registered for the Summer Reading Program are invited to On The Rock from 10am to noon.

    Children 6 and under who have registered for the Summer Reading Program may come by the library’s booth at the Kiddie Park that evening at 7:00 and receive free ride tickets.

    You may also sign up for the program AT the kick-off events.

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    Friday, June 9, 10:00 – Joseph Evans from Ambler Architects will show us basic design concepts and assist kids with their own architectural ideas.

    Monday, June 12, 10:00 – Building a Better City – Learn about all the departments of the City of Bartlesville and how they work together to make our community a great place to live, learn and play! City vehicles and equipment will be parked at the Bartlesville Community Center for everyone to look at, touch, take photos and ask questions.

    Monday, June 19, 10:00 – Science Museum Oklahoma presents “Science Unites!” Experience the wonder of collaboration and teamwork through amazing experiments and spectacular action.

    Tuesday, June 27, 10:00 – Leonardo’s Rockin’ & Reading! – Rockers become big readers in this high energy, humorous music show featuring Leonardo, a Parents’ Choice Award-winning family entertainer.

    Friday, June 30, Darkish – Join us for FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT at the new City Center Pavilion in Johnstone Park, featuring The Lego Movie!

    Monday, July 17, 2:00 – Magician Kevin Wade will astound and amaze!

    Friday, July 28, 6:30 – Final Reward Party at Frontier Pool.

     

    FOR TEENS

    The first 50 to sign up will get two free books. Be entered into weekly prize drawings by showing what you’ve been reading each week. This may be done in person, by phone (918-338-4170), by email (srp@bartlesville.lib.ok.us), or through the “Report Your Reading” link on the library’s website.(www.bartlesville.lib.ok.us)

    Completing an extra weekly reading challenge from the list in your packet will get you entered into the prize drawings twice!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    June 19, 2:00: Can You Take On Rube Goldberg? In this collaborative program presented by    “Science Museum Oklahoma,” help design, build, & engineer a delightfully complex machine with a nearly endless supply of materials!

    June 30, Darkish: FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT! See The Lego Movie at the new Johnstone Park Pavilion.

    July 5 & July 7, 2:00: Two-day Improv Class presented by Maria Gus, member of “The Comedy Clinic.”

    July 14, 2:00: Architecture/Design workshop presented by Joseph Evans of Ambler Architects. 

    July 22, 10:00-4:00: ESCAPE ROOM AT THE LIBRARY! Designed and facilitated by staff from “Your Escape.”

    July 25, 2:00: Robotics Workshop featuring Team 2165, Tri-County Tech’s robotics team, led by mentor George Halkiades.

    July 28, 6:30-8:30: Final Reward Party at Frontier Pool, for children & teens who read for all eight weeks of the Summer Reading Program!

    A special thank you to the Bartlesville Friends of the Library for supporting this program and to Sonic and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which funds this and other library programs through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 8th Annual LEGO Creation Contest

    Pictured are LEGO Contest winners, judges, and just a few of the fantastic projects that were entered! Thanks to the Bartlesville Friends of the Library for funding this event.

     

  • LEGO CONTEST

    Thirty-three participants, ages 5 to…ahem…middle-aged, entered projects into our 8th Annual LEGO Creations Contest!  Winners were Malachi Hakola, Jackson Gerber, Andre Lemay, Jonathan Glover, Sloan Hewitt, Ian Holdman, Melissa Rupprecht, David Glover, Christian Melton, and Camden Melton.  They received LEGO products which were funded by the Bartlesville Friends of the Library.  Judges were George Halkiades, Becca Hall, and Eric Randall.

The Library has a great collection of materials as well as some great programs for kids.

Storytime is year-round on the following schedule:

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Babies/Toddlers:
  • Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10am
  • Preschoolers:
  • Wednesdays & Thursdays at 11am
  • All Ages:
  • Thursdays at 1pm

In June and July we run a Summer Reading Program with great prizes and weekly special events.