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This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

Coffee Chats

10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Ages 55+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

A whole latte fun...

Join us every Friday for a good cup of coffee, great conversation, and more! You can mingle with peers, read the newspaper, work on a puzzle, play a game, share stories, or ask questions about technology.

For ages 55 and up. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Mad Hatter Tea Party

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hillview Branch
Library Branch: Hillview Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Kids, Pre-K, Elementary Ages, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Fandom Fun, Games & Play, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Don't be late for this very important date...

Meet us in Wonderland! Let the adventure begin as you step into a delightful world of wonder and whimsy at our Mad Hatter Tea Party!

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Teen Lounge

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lebanon Junction Branch
Library Branch: Lebanon Junction Branch
Room: Inspiration Station
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Play, STEM Learning, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Hang out, play, and explore all that the library has to offer!

At Teen Lounge, your experience is in YOUR hands. Drop in when you like, and choose whichever activity suits your mood. Play on our gaming laptops and consoles, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Plus, enjoy free refreshments!

For ages 12–18. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Nikki at 543-7675 ext. 2557 or e-mail nikki@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 21+" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

The Games People Play

10:00am - 12:30pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 21+, Ages 55+
Program Type: Adult Learning & Lectures, Games & Play, Group Meetup
Event Details:

Let's enjoy the fun and games, together!

Join us every Wednesday for good company and a ton of fun. Get together with other game enthusiasts to play a variety of card and tabletop games like American mahjong, Phase 10, Rook, and more. Play your favorites with friends or learn to play something new!

Psst... Don't see one of your favorite games? Bring it with you to share with the group or suggest something new for our collection!

For ages 18 and up. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Gayle at 543-7675 ext. 2551 or e-mail gayle@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Hunger Games Laser Tag

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hillview Branch
Library Branch: Hillview Branch
Room: Pavilion Walking Path
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Books & Authors, Fandom Fun, Games & Play, SummerQuest
Event Details:

May the odds be ever in your favor...

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Play, Group Meetup, SummerQuest
Event Details:

It’s all in the dice…

Join us to learn a new game or develop your Dungeons and Dragons skills further! Dungeons and Dragons is a tabletop game that focuses on collaboration, creativity, imagination, and teamwork. You will be able to build your character then jump into the storytelling and roleplay realm.

For ages 13–19. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

Active 55+

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 55+
Program Type: Adult Learning & Lectures, Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Health & Wellness, Technology Class
Event Details:

55 is not a speed limit, it's a starting point...

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of helpful library resources and programs available to you.

For ages 55 and up. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Gayle at 543-7675 ext. 2551 or e-mail gayle@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Teen Table
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Play, STEM Learning, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Hang out, play, and explore all that the library has to offer!

At Teen Lounge, your experience is in YOUR hands. Drop in when you like, and choose whichever activity suits your mood. Play on our gaming laptops and consoles, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Plus, enjoy free refreshments!

Ages 12–18. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

Coffee Chats

10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Ages 55+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

A whole latte fun...

Join us every Friday for a good cup of coffee, great conversation, and more! You can mingle with peers, read the newspaper, work on a puzzle, play a game, share stories, or ask questions about technology.

For ages 55 and up. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Percy Jackson Escape Room

11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Elementary Ages, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Fandom Fun, Games & Play, SummerQuest
Event Details:

The prophecy is clear..

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fandom Fun, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Movies & Performances, Music & Dance, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Saiyan hi to a good time...

Join other anime enthusiasts to geek out over your favorite animes, create anime-themed crafts, and participate in anime trivia. Plus, enjoy anime-themed snacks. After all, every anime fan knows adventures are always better with friends and subtitles!

Ages 13–19. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 21+" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

The Games People Play

10:00am - 12:30pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 21+, Ages 55+
Program Type: Adult Learning & Lectures, Games & Play, Group Meetup
Event Details:

Let's enjoy the fun and games, together!

Join us every Wednesday for good company and a ton of fun. Get together with other game enthusiasts to play a variety of card and tabletop games like American mahjong, Phase 10, Rook, and more. Play your favorites with friends or learn to play something new!

Psst... Don't see one of your favorite games? Bring it with you to share with the group or suggest something new for our collection!

For ages 18 and up. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Gayle at 543-7675 ext. 2551 or e-mail gayle@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family D&D

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Elementary Ages, Families
Program Type: Games & Play, Storytelling, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Roll the dice together...

CLOSED for Independence Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Central Library, Dorothea Stottman Annex, Hillview Branch, Lebanon Junction Branch, Mt. Washington Branch, Nichols Branch, Virtual, Off Site
Description:

All locations are closed for the holiday. Best wishes for a safe and fun 4th of July!

This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

Coffee Chats

10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Ages 55+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Event, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

A whole latte fun...

Join us every Friday for a good cup of coffee, great conversation, and more! You can mingle with peers, read the newspaper, work on a puzzle, play a game, share stories, or ask questions about technology.

For ages 55 and up. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Bingo

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nichols Branch
Library Branch: Nichols Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Families
Program Type: Games & Play
Event Details:

B-I-N-G-O!

Bring the kids, the grandparents, your siblings, or whoever you like for an afternoon of lively competition and AWESOME PRIZES. At this program, luck's always on your side because (1) it's a fun social time for all and (2) everybody wins! Even if you don't get a bingo, you can still pick one of our consolation prizes at the end of the program.

Plus—BONUS!!!—bingo is excellent reinforcement for kiddos learning their letters and numbers or practicing social skills like listening, sportsmanship, or following directions.

For all ages. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 21+" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Bingo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lebanon Junction Branch
Library Branch: Lebanon Junction Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Ages 21+, Ages 55+, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Pre-K, Elementary Ages, Families
Program Type: Games & Play
Event Details:

B-I-N-G-O!

Bring the kids, the grandparents, your siblings, or whoever you like for a night of lively competition, prizes, and PIZZA. At this program, luck’s always on your side because (1) it’s a fun social night for all and (2) everybody wins! Even if you don't win, you can still pick one of our consolation prizes at the end of the program.

Plus—BONUS!!!—bingo is excellent reinforcement for kiddos learning their letters and numbers or practicing social skills like listening, sportsmanship, or following directions.

For all ages. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 21+" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Bingo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 21+, Ages 55+, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-K, Families
Program Type: Games & Play
Event Details:

B-I-N-G-O!

Bring the kids, the grandparents, your siblings, or whoever you like for a night of lively competition and AWESOME PRIZES. At this program, luck’s always on your side because (1) it’s a fun social night for all and (2) everybody wins! Even if you don't win, you can still pick one of our consolation prizes at the end of the program.

Plus—BONUS!!!—bingo is excellent reinforcement for kiddos learning their letters and numbers or practicing social skills like listening, sportsmanship, or following directions.

For all ages. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Glow Party

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hillview Branch
Library Branch: Hillview Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Kids, Pre-K, Elementary Ages, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Play, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Get your glow on...

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 21+" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

The Games People Play

10:00am - 12:30pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 21+, Ages 55+
Program Type: Adult Learning & Lectures, Games & Play, Group Meetup
Event Details:

Let's enjoy the fun and games, together!

Join us every Wednesday for good company and a ton of fun. Get together with other game enthusiasts to play a variety of card and tabletop games like American mahjong, Phase 10, Rook, and more. Play your favorites with friends or learn to play something new!

Psst... Don't see one of your favorite games? Bring it with you to share with the group or suggest something new for our collection!

For ages 18 and up. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Gayle at 543-7675 ext. 2551 or e-mail gayle@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Supersized Game Day

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hillview Branch
Library Branch: Hillview Branch
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Play, SummerQuest
Event Details:

GAME ON!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Ages 55+" group.

Active 55+

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Adults, Ages 55+
Program Type: Adult Learning & Lectures, Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Games & Play, Group Meetup, Health & Wellness, Technology Class
Event Details:

55 is not a speed limit, it's a starting point...

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of helpful library resources and programs available to you.

For ages 55 and up. Just drop in!
Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Gayle at 543-7675 ext. 2551 or e-mail gayle@bcplib.org.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Library Branch: Central Library
Room: Teen Table
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Play, STEM Learning, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Hang out, play, and explore all that the library has to offer!

At Teen Lounge, your experience is in YOUR hands. Drop in when you like, and choose whichever activity suits your mood. Play on our gaming laptops and consoles, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Plus, enjoy free refreshments!

Ages 12–18. Just drop in!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Elementary Ages" group.

Explorer Club

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mt. Washington Branch
Library Branch: Mt. Washington Branch
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2 (combined room)
Age Group: Tweens, Kids, Babies & Toddlers, Pre-K, Elementary Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Early Childhood, Games & Play, Gardening & Nature, STEM Learning, SummerQuest
Event Details:

Let's go on an adventure...