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Pop-up Family Story Time Drawing

We hear you, so we are trying something new! Our Youth Librarians will be offering a pop-up story time outside on the Youth Services Terrace each week in August. (See dates & times below.) Space is very limited, with room for 10 family groups to gather safely. To offer everyone an opportunity to join us, we are holding a story time drawing,…

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Teen Advisory Board

Wednesday, September 15th, 4:00 p.m. Teen Advisory Board (TAB) & Games – In person & online, the choice is yours!

If you are interested in being an official “member” of the Teen Advisory board (TAB), email us at askteen@btpl.org .

What does it mean to be a TAB member?

  • Well, you get to do fun stuff like help select books &
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New! Scavenger Hunts at Cranbrook

Try our Sensory Walk & Find or for more of a challenge, try our Scavenger Hunt on the grounds of Cranbrook House & Gardens! You can pick up the sensory walk & find sheet or scavenger hunt sheet at the Youth Services or Adult Services Desks. Or you can download and print from home:

Cranbrook Sensory Walk &…

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Adult Services Book Clubs

Registration for our 2021-2022 librarian-led and volunteer-led clubs begins on Monday, August 2. We are planning on offering these discussions in-person at the Library beginning in September. A Zoom option will also be available for those who wish to participate from home.

Librarian-led Book Clubs

  • 30 Minute Lunchtime Club meets on the third Monday every month at 1:00 p.m.
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Virtual Read-Alouds

Settle in—it’s story time! Enjoy a softly read short story, poem, or essay read aloud by an Adult Services librarian.

The Virtual Read-Aloud program is designed to celebrate classic stories and traditional storytelling. These short form “audiobooks” offer listeners the chance to enjoy a quick, accessible narrative that combines literature with ambient sounds and seasonally-relevant elements. Sit back,…