During this time of social distancing and staying at home, take a look at these online resources for stories, learning and more!
Online Storytime Links:
Scholastic: Teaching Remotely for Grades K-12 – Free Resources & Strategies
Ben Clanton, author/illustrator of the “Narwhal and Jelly” books, is hosting two Facebook Live sessions! March 18th at 1:00pm (CST) and March 20th at 4:00pm (CST).
We are now accepting applications for the BPL Teen Advisory Board.
- What: Teen leadership and service group dedicated to making the Bartlesville Public Library a better place for teens.
- Deadline to submit applications: April 17, 2020.
- Who: 6th-11th graders
- Board Term: May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021
- Questions: 918-338-4170
- Click Here for more details & to print an application
An exciting Book Trivia Bowl competition between teams from area middle schools! Questions are based on titles currently eligible for the Oklahoma Intermediate Sequoyah Book Award. Tuesday, March 10th, 7:00pm at the Madison Middle School auditorium.
THE SPRING BREAK TEEN PAINTING CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL! If you did not register on the Signup Genius link below, call 918-338-4170 to put your name on a cancellation list.
This Saturday, drop in anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 to celebrate “Read Across America Day!” Join in the fun at BPL’s Dr. Seuss Party. Children of all ages and their families will enjoy games, crafts, snacks and more…all free!
REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY! Space/supplies are limited…see sign-up link below.
Artist Karen Tucker will lead teens (6th-12th grade) in creating a wonderful work of art. All supplies will be provided, as well and pizza and drinks.
Sign-up link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044cabad29a0fa7-teen
Teens! Come design your dream room! Joseph Evans from Ambler Architects will be here to teach you architecture basics and to assist you as you design your own space. You will also get the added bonus of learning about local structures which were designed by Ambler Architects.
- Who: BPL Teens (6th Graders through High School Seniors)
- When: Saturday, February 15, 2020
- Time: 2-3 pm
- Where: BPL Upstairs Meeting Room
- Questions: Laura or Sonja at (918) 338-4170
- No Sign-up Required
This Thursday, December 19th, 5-7pm
Join us for this “come-and-go” event in the Upstairs Meeting Room, featuring stories, treats, and a chance to visit with Santa!
Pick up some yummy holiday baked goods at the Literacy Services Fundraiser, also happening during this program!
International Aviation Art Contest 2020: “Flying Yesterday & Tomorrow”
BPL is participating in this art contest for youth ages 6-17! Follow the link below to see the theme, rules, age categories and more.
You may also pick up a brochure and application at BPL’s Youth Services desk. The applications are designed for schools but library staff has confirmed that we can enter as a library. When applying, in the blanks for school information, write “Bartlesville Public Library, 600 S. Johnstone Avenue, 74003, 918-338-4170, Laura Pryce, Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org”
Entries must be submitted to the library by Wednesday, January 15th, and will be sent as a bundle to the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission by the January 17th deadline.
FREE for All Ages!
December 14th…Design Challenge: PYRAMIDS!
10:00 – 11:30AM in the Upstairs Meeting Room