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Thu 15

Thursday ELL Conversation Free Class on Zoom

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 15
Thu 15

Pound w/ Tarah @ Unity Square

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thu 15

Gentle Yoga w/ Lisa @ Unity Square

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

New Books

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Contact Us

Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

Hours:

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Days Library is Closed

bpl@cityofbartlesville.org

Driving Directions

Ashley is back in April and May for Summer Body Prep! This fitness class begins on Monday, April 5, at 6 pm! Summer Body Prep w/ Ashley will be held outside at Unity Square on the Green on Mondays and Wednesdays through the end of May.

Get that strong and lean summer body that will have you ready for some fun in the sun!! This class is FREE and open to the public. All fitness levels are welcome. Ashley will focus on body weight, full-body workouts! Please bring a mat.

Yoga w/ Glenda returns to Unity Square on Tuesday, April 6, at 6 pm!! This class will be held outside every Tuesday evening at 6 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Please bring your own water bottle and yoga mat. For your safety, be sure to put 6 feet between you and other participants.

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The Bartlesville Public Library’s Annual LEGO Creation Contest is back!  After cancelling last year’s competition due to the sudden Covid-related closing of the library, the staff has planned a slightly altered version of this popular event.

            Registration begins on April 5th.  To register, pick up a form at the library’s Youth Services Desk or download the form from BPL’s website or Facebook page. Contestants will build their LEGO creations at home using their own LEGOs, abiding by the rules and criteria noted on the registration form.  They will then drop off their entries at the library any time between April 19th and April 21st at noon.  After the projects are allowed to quarantine for 72 hours, private judging will take place on Saturday, April 24th. “This is where things will be a little different than usual,” says Youth Services Librarian, Laura Pryce.  “We will not have a public viewing or awards ceremony this year, as this always attracts quite a crowd, and we’re not yet ready to put that many people into a small room together.  I’m disappointed but very grateful that we’re able to host this event again!” Judging the contest, based on a numerical rating system in three categories, will be Eric Randall of Tri-County Technology Center, George Halkiades, retired engineer and a mentor for the local FIRST Robotics Team 2165, and John Gorman of Gorman Construction.  Winning entries will be featured in the library’s lobby display case from April 25th through April 30th.

The contest is free. Participants will be divided into three age groups: Pre-K through 4th grade, 5th grade through 8th grade, and 9th grade and up, including adults of all ages.  First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each category with one overall grand prize being awarded.  Winners will receive some of the latest and greatest LEGO kits available, which are generously funded by the Bartlesville Friends of the Library.

            “We encourage everyone to participate,” says Pryce. “We’ve been holding this competition for over ten years and, in that time, we’ve seen great entries from both beginners and experienced builders of all ages!”

 Call 918-338-4170 for more information.

Bartlesville Public Library is closed
Friday April 2nd – 4th, 2021.
BPL will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on
Monday, April 5th.

Even when the doors are closed,
BPL’s Virtual Library is always available!
Connect to BPL’s Virtual Library by clicking (HERE)!
Plus, enjoy BPL’s FREE Wi-Fi which reaches the parking lot!

Please join us on Thursday, March 25, at noon (live on the BPL Facebook page) for Nourishing Knowledge by Jen! Jen will demonstrate how to make a delicious vegetarian meal!

At this time, the cooking classes are only held live on the Bartlesville Public Library Facebook page. As soon as the meeting rooms open back up, we look forward to having the community attend in person.

BPL is Closed for Staff Training All Day on Friday March 26.

BPL is closed for Staff Training on
Friday, March 26th.
Even when the doors are closed,
BPL’s Virtual Library is available 24/7!
Click (HERE) to connect to the

Virtual Library services.
Enjoy our
FREE Wi-Fi
that reaches the parking lot too!

#ebook #audiobooks #BPLVirtual #libby #overdrive #apps

Each #lifehacks class features a cooking basics segment and an adulting segment, which explains how to accomplish an everyday task that adults commonly face. These classes are geared for 16-23 year olds.

Dusty Hardester of Dusty Rose Cakes bakery and cake shop will talk about Potatoes 101. Bob Gingerich will discuss what you need to know about income taxes.

This free class will take place on Thursday, March 25 starting at 4 pm as a Facebook Live event, and can be viewed from the Library’s Facebook page at at https://www.facebook.com/bvillelibrary.

The #lifehacks program series is made possible by a community grant from Phillips 66.

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day?
BPL has an idea!
Try out an Irish recipe.

Pictured above are a few of BPL’s cookbooks featuring Irish recipes and Irish cookery. Check one out this week and introduce yourself, your family or friends to the
flavor of Ireland!

Also, available is BPL’s 24/7 online resource,
the A-Z World Food Database!
Did you know that BPL offers this awesome resource?
Click (HERE) to explore!

Check it out, and cook something great. 
Enjoy & Happy St. Patrick’s Day!