WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF OKC ZOO VOUCHERS TO GIVE AWAY! SEE INFO BELOW ON HOW TO GET ONE.On July 8th, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden launched its annual statewide literacy program, READ FOR ADVENTURE, also sponsored by OG&E! As a participating library, BPL will give our patrons one voucher for FREE admission to the zoo (while supplies last) when they check out the book “Juniper’s Butterfly Garden,” which was published exclusively for this program! This voucher will admit up to FOUR people and is redeemable through June 30, 2021. (BPL received four copies of the book.They will need to be returned within seven days.We will build a “hold list” and check them out to patrons in the order that the holds are placed.)
TEENS Squishy Craft Kits!Come to BPL and pick up a take-and-make craft kit that contains everything you need, including instructions, to make your own Squishy. These are great for stress relief, restlessness, and are just plain fun! Post a pic of your Squishy in the comments below our Facebook Post OR email a photo to Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org.
WE WANT TO SEE YOUR LEAF ART! Pick up instructions from the Library on how to make Leaf Pressings, Rubbings, and Collages, or come up with your own ideas for Leaf Art! Consider using other natural autumn materials like pinecones, twigs, acorns or pebbles. Please send us a photo of your creation by emailing it to Miss Laura at Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org.
TEEN Karaoke! Friday, October 2nd, 6:30pm, at the Tower Center at Unity Square…We’ll be using BPL’s Karaoke Machine (via Bluetooth), so it would be helpful if you come with a desired playlist of Karaoke videos on your Smartphone or Tablet! Bring blankets or lawn chairs.
Download the app Libby or Overdrive to access these titles all month long with no hold or wait!
BPL is helping kids celebrate National Toasted Marshmallow Day by offering take-home crafting kits with everything you need to create a fun Marshmallow Catapult! Pick one up at the library’s Youth Services desk beginning Monday, August 24th or call 918-338-4170 for curb delivery. We’d love to see your catapults in action! Post a photo or video in the comment section of BPL’s Facebook post regarding this offsite program (https://www.facebook.com/bvillelibrary/photos/a.10150112953424550/10158407445394550/), OR send photo/video to Miss Laura at Ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org.
August 19th is NATIONAL POTATO DAY!
We will celebrate by reading fun Potato Stories during next week’s Virtual Storytime session. This week, we want YOU to “Dress a Potato,”post a photo of it in the comment section of BPL’s Facebook post with the graphic below, and Miss Laura will show the pictures during Potato Day Storytime!
Winners listed below. Pick up your prize at BPL or call 918-338-4170 for Curbside Delivery!
Curious George Chair – Camden Hills
Electronic Doodle Pad – Annie Koons
Projecting Nightlight – Ember Meijer
Unicorn Pillow – Saylor Banzet
$50 in Chamberbucks – Sarah Denney
Portable DVD Player – Ryleigh Hood
Llama Water Bottle – Carolina Salek
Unicorn School Gear – Ashlyn Kirkpatrick
Avengers School Gear – Gunner Mallard
LED Photo Clips – Avah Hair
Echo Dot – Tatiana Flores
Bluetooth Speaker/Alarm – Russell Miller
Cinema Light Box – Savanna Cragun
$50 in Chamberbucks – Emily Fowler
Echo Dot – Joshua Rincker
Hosted on ZOOM and led by Author Jennifer McMurrain, this workshop is the perfect way to introduce the art of writing to the young novelists in your life.
Sign up here to reserve your spot and get the ZOOM log-on info: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044cabad29a0fa7-virtual
As the Book Cook, Jennifer will walk your group of tweens/teens through the steps of novel writing with this interactive and fun presentation.