WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF OKC ZOO VOUCHERS TO GIVE AWAY! THIS IS HOW YOU CAN GET ONE. On July 8th,2020, 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.)
Help us celebrate Dress Up Your Pet Day, by submitting photos of your pets dressed up. We can’t wait to see your animals all dressed up! Post photos in the comments of BPL’s “Dress Up Your Pet” Facebook post OR email to email@example.com.
Today is National Rubber Ducky Day!!!! Kids can get a free rubber ducky and fact sheet, while supplies last. Get yours today at the Youth Services Desk.
Parents, teachers and kids…help promote litter awareness by entering the annual Oklahoma Trash Poster Contest, sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation! Students (Kindergarten-12th grade) are eligible to win cash prizes and more. Get information and download an application here:https://www.odot.org/beauty/poster/index.html
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!