Snow may have come a little early, but Winter Solstice is Dec. 21st. Come pick up your winter array of fun for kids at the Youth Services Desk today!
CONTEST FOR TEENS! LIMITED BAKING KITS AVAILABLE!SIGNUP REQUIRED at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044cabad29a0fa7-gingerbread
…Beginning TODAY, pick up a kit at BPL’s Youth Services desk, which contains everything you need for baking & decorating a batch of gingerbread cookies. In the comments below, submit one photo of a cookie that you have disguised as a storybook character, by December 26th. The entry that receives the most “likes” or “loves” by December 31st at midnight will win the contest and the creator will receive a Disguised Prize (goody bag full of secret surprises.) Positive comments are welcome but only “likes” and “loves” will be counted for the contest.
Pick up a “Take & Make” Turkey Craft Kit at BPL’s Youth Services desk. Post a pic of your turkey in the Turkey Craft post on BPL’s Facebook page OR email a photo to Miss Laura at Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org!
Celebrate World Kindness Day this Friday, November 13th! Stop by the Youth Services desk at BPL to pick up a Kindness Guide, containing ideas and inspiration for you and your children on spreading kindness everywhere you go. Be the reason someone smiles today!
BPL now has lockers available for patron use! Safely store your possessions during your library visit. Simply pick a locker, place your items in, and once locked, take the key with you! Lockers work on a “first come, first serve” basis and are only available during library hours. A HUGE thank you to Bartlesville Rotary Club for their sponsorship. For more information or questions, call Reference at 918-338-4168.
TEENS… Pick up your STEM Storytelling Bag at BPL’s Youth Services desk! Use the supplies provided to create something that tells a story. Please post a photo of your creation in the comments of our Facebook post OR email photo to Miss Laura at Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org. We can’t wait to see what you make!
Download these titles from Overdrive or Libby all month long with no wait and no holds!
Join BPL’s virtual “Winter Holidays Reading Challenge: Chill Out & Read!” To participate, register at https://bartlesville.beanstack.org OR download the Beanstack Tracker app on your mobile device. If you participated in our 2020 Summer Reading Program through Beanstack, there is no need to create a new account; just sign in and click on the Winter Challenge! This fun, six-week challenge is for children, teens and adults. There will not be separate age categories, however, as all of the activity challenges and prizes will be appropriate and fun for all ages!
1. Log in 100 minutes per week of reading, or being read to.
2. Complete each weekly holiday-themed activity challenge.
These accomplishments will earn you virtual badges and virtual tickets to enter into the prize drawings of your choice! These prizes include:
* $50 in Chamberbucks (to be used at any “Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce” member business)
*4th Generation Echo Dot
*3Doodler Start Essentials Kid-Safe 3D Pen
*Click N’ Play Gigantic Keyboard Play Mat.
Call 918-338-4170 for information or assistance.
Happy Holiday Reading from Bartlesville Public Library!
Celebrate National Candy Day with BPL by designing your own candy! You can pick up a special Sketching Sheet from the library or use your own paper. Post a photo of your drawing in the comments of our Facebook post OR send to Miss Laura at Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org!
Celebrate National Pumpkin Day by picking up a children’s Pumpkin Activity Packet at BPL!