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   Events for Kids @ Main (including Storytimes)
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   Murray Scholls Events (for kids, teens and adults including storytimes)

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  1. Calendar Overlay Events for Adults @ BCL Main (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids @ BCL Main (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Events for Teens @ BCL Main (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Kids (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Storytimes @ BCL Main (3)

Events for Adults @ BCL Main

  1. Portland Opera Preview: Cosi fan tutte

    July 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Auditorium

    Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera's production of Mozart's Così fan tutte. The preview is hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with performances by Portland Opera's Resident Artists. For more information about Portland Opera visit www.portlandopera.org.

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Events for Kids @ BCL Main

  1. Beach Blanket Babies

    July 18, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Rooms A and B

    Grab your summer gear and dance into summer! Plus, make a craft! Ages 0-6 with family.

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  2. Build a Cardboard Town

    July 18, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Meeting Room A

    Drop in and design a building or landscape for our cardboard town. You bring the imagination - we will provide the cardboard! Grades 1-5 with family.

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Events for Teens @ BCL Main

  1. Magic & Yu Gi Oh Tournaments

    July 18, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    Bring your Magic or Yu-Gi-Oh! decks and play against other players! Booster packs will be given as prizes for the winners and as door drawing prizes. Grades 6-12.

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  2. Family Coding Workshops

    July 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Upstairs Computer Room

    Learn computer science and game-making basics in an inter-generational classroom! After an introduction to Scratch through building their own version of Frogger, every participant will have the chance to design and develop their very own game. Bring your favorite adult! Please plan to attend all of the workshops. Grades 6-8 with adult. Registration required.

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Murray Scholls Events for Kids

  1. Vicki Gasko Green @ Murray Scholls

    July 18, 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Vikki Gasko Green has performed her one-woman ventriloquism show at libraries and schools all over the world. Her family-friendly show features puppets, stories and fun! All ages; children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Murray Scholls Events for Teens & Adults

  1. Pokémon Party @ Murray Scholls

    July 18, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Create Pokémon catapults, compete in Pokémon trivia and see if you can "catch 'em all" at our Pokéstop. Grades 5-8.

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Storytimes @ BCL Main

  1. Toddler Storytime

    July 18, 2017, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Storytime Room

    Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. Limited to the first 50 people. Ages 2-3.

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  2. Toddler Storytime

    July 18, 2017, 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Storytime Room

    Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. Limited to the first 50 people. Ages 2-3.

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  3. PJ Storytime

    July 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Wear your pajamas or bring your favorite stuffed animal friend! Everyone is welcome to enjoy stories, songs and crafts that will help your family spend quality time together before getting ready for bed. All ages.

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