BCPL Summer Reading
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
November is National Peanut Butter Month and we are pondering all the positive points of peanut butter. Make and create with edible peanut butter clay, make your own peanut butter and see how it compares with familiar brands, build edible structures, and more!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Experience Native American culture. See hunting artifacts, gardening tools, furs, clothes, and learn Native American games and face painting. Presented by Imago for Earth. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room B/C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and builds pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime at Babies "R" Us: 4999 Houston Rd., Florence, KY 41042.
Location
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Practice your reading skills by reading with a teen. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
Location
Upstairs Lobby
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Hands on fun for little ones! This month-turkey time!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
A storytime with adjustments for sensory sensitivity and special needs. Registration encouraged.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn how cultures from around the world celebrate as you look at works of art from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection. Create your own pendant. Registration required.

Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
After five years of service, our faithful PAWS to Read friends are retiring. Drop in to visit and say goodbye, or enjoy one last reading session by calling the Main Library at 342-2665 to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
What better way to celebrate International Games Day than to gather and play all your favorite games? Chess, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, life size Candy Land and more! BYOD.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
It’s 1944 and Molly is busy doing her part to help the war efforts. Come explore what life on the home front was like during World War II. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
All aboard! The Cincinnati Northern Model Railroad Club presents its award winning, 10' x 17' traveling exhibit. Club members will be on hand all weekend to demonstrate the inner workings of their layout and to answer any questions you may have about the hobby.
Location
Second Floor Lobby
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Location
Activity Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
All aboard! The Cincinnati Northern Model Railroad Club presents its award winning, 10' x 17' traveling exhibit. Club members will be on hand all weekend to demonstrate the inner workings of their layout and to answer any questions you may have about the hobby.
Location
Second Floor Lobby
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 24, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Kids-Giving (Ages 2-5)
'Tis the season for giving! Kids will have fun helping you with your Thanksgiving dinner. Measure, pour and stir to make Cranberry Relish and Autumn Trail Mix. Create fun table decorations. Help others, too: bring a canned food item for the Walton Senior Center. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

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What is Summer Reading?
Summer Reading: June 1-August 1
Read and log 300 minutes to earn one book of your choice. Read and log an additional 300 minutes, for a total of 600 minutes, to complete the program and to earn ONE solar powered grasshopper and an entry into the grand prize drawing for a Color Nook HD Tablet & $50 Barnes & Noble gift card! Complete challenge logs after you finish the reading log to earn additional entries into the grand prize drawing! (Please note: All activities must be logged by August 1 to be eligible for prizes/All prizes may be picked up by September 1, while supplies last)


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Book & Program Reviews
"Check it Out"
Title
Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride
Review
It's very descriptive. Even though the drawings are black and white, you can just see it. Also, it's a true story.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Pam Munoz Ryan
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Title
Junie B. First grader Toothless Wonder
Review
It Was Good!  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Barbara Park
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Title
Wonderstruck
Review
Wonderstruck is an amazing book. I was glued to it. I finished it in a day! :)  "Check it Out"
Genre
fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Brian Selznick
"Check it Out"
Title
The Land of Stories
Review
Great book!!!!!!!!!  "Check it Out"
Genre
Fairytales
Rating
Author/Presenter
Chris Colfer
Unavailable at BCPL - Click for Amazon Product Page
Title
The Great Race
Review
Cute and funny book that I like to read.  Unavailable at BCPL - Click for Amazon Product Page
Rating
Author/Presenter
David McPhail