- BOOK CLUBS
Brown Bag Book Club
Bring your lunch, and join Gayle at Lebanon Junction Library to discuss our latest book selection. Details and online registration.
Let's Talk About It
Book Discussion Group led by Prof. Diane Calhoun-French at Ridgway Memorial Library. Meets once a month through most of the year. More details.
Read With Me
Join our new books club for kids and teens at Lebanon Junction Library! Details and online registration.
- COMMON THREADS CRAFT GROUP
Calling all yarn and thread crafters! Join crocheters, knitters, loom artists, embroiderers, and others for a fun night of sharing your current projects and good company. Please bring your own supplies. Common Threads is not a library-funded program. Group meets every Tuesday @ 6:00, Ridgway Memorial Library.
- COMPUTER CLASSES
Group Computer Classes
The Reference Department offers beginning computer classes at Hillview Library on Thursdays. Space is limited, so registration is required. Sign up or get details at Hillview Library, or contact the BCPL Reference Department at 543-7675 ext. 4.
- GET STARTED!:
Typing & Mousing (1st Thursday, 4:00–5:30 p.m.)
Learn the basic components of a computer. Become familiar with the keyboard and mouse. Learn how to access the internet. Understand the basics of navigating a website.Learn to use the Mavis Beacon Typing Typing program.
- GET CONNECTED!: Basics
& More (2nd Thursday, 6:00–7:30 p.m.)
Become familiar with the start menu and control panel. Learn to save documents and photos.Discuss external storage devices (USB/flash, SD-card, CD/DVD). Learn to set a new homepage and open multiple tabs and/or windows.Learn more searching tips and tricks. Learn to cut, copy, and paste. Explore basic e-mail features and techniques. Learn to send an attachment. Discuss Skype, chat/IM, Facebook, and Pinterest.
- NEXT UP!: Word
Processing & More (3rd Thursday, 6:00–7:30 p.m.)
Learn to use the computer to create, edit, save, print, and locate documents. Discuss word processing options such as Open Office and Microsoft Word. Explore other Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
- Patrick from our Outreach Department is also introducing a new series of Basic Computer Software Classes on the first Tuesday of the month. Topics will vary each month.
- GET STARTED!: Typing & Mousing (1st Thursday, 4:00–5:30 p.m.)
Do you need one-on-one help with your beginning or intermediate computer skills? We can help. For an appointment, contact the Reference Desk at 543-7675 ext. 4.
Open Lab at Hillview Library
Drop in on Tuesdays (12:00–5:00 p.m.) and Thursdays (12:00–8:00 p.m.) for basic computer help or to work independently. The Lab closes briefly on Thursdays during Group Computer Classes (see above).
- CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS
**NOW SCHEDULING FOR ALL LOCATIONS
4-part beginners' crochet class with Instructor Linda Floyd. All materials will be provided, but space is limited. Meeting locations and dates will be determined based on registration.
- VETERANS' HISTORY PROJECT
We are making video records of veterans service during the war time. We are especially looking for WWII veterans. Please contact Allison at 543-7675 ext. 5 to schedule an appointment.
- Wii BOWLING
Group meets at Lebanon Junction Library Thursday at 10 am. Ages 18 and up.
- WRITING CONTEST
Our 2013 annual writing contest has now ended. You can find a history of past winners on our Annual Writing Contest page.
- FAMILY MOVIE NIGHTS
We usually show a recently released Blu-ray or DVD movie suitable for family viewing. Drinks and snacks are provided; movies begin at 6:00 p.m. Register Online
@Ridgway Memorial Library: 4th Thursday of each month.*
@Hillview Library: 2nd Tuesday of each month.*
@Lebanon Junction Library: 2nd Thursday of each month.*
*Due to holidays or library closings, the Family Movie may be rescheduled for an alternate date.
For details and more special teen events, please see our Teen Programs page!
- ANIME GAMING NIGHT
Join us for games, snacks, and anime favorites shown in high definition! Middle school ages and up.
We have groups meeting at two Library locations:
@Ridgway Memorial Library - 1st Thursday of every month, 5:00–7:30 p.m.
@Hillview Library - 3rd Tuesday of every month, 5:00–7:30 p.m.
(Featuring online games in the Computer Lab)
- TEEN SUMMER READING
This is a FREE summer program for middle and high school ages. Our 2014 slogan for teens will be "Spark a Reaction!" The program is now underway! Register online.
For more details and special upcoming events, please visit our Kids' Programs page!
A weekly school-year program for 3–5 year old children and their caregivers. Programs include a wide variety of activities including reading books, doing crafts and other fun project. This is a great way for parents or grandparents to enjoy doing guided activities with their child and have fun at the same time!
- TODDLER STORYTIME
A weekly school-year program for children from birth to 2 years of age and their caregivers.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Summer reading is a FREE program every summer for elementary age children (K–5). There are stories, crafts, and other activities. All participants are awarded coupons and prizes. Our 2014 theme will be "Fizz, Boom, Read!"
last updated 11/27/2013