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Upcoming Events

21 Jun 2020 Teen Anthology 6/21/2020 - 8/15/2020

• For: Grade 7-12 + teen 2020 high school graduates.

• Runs: June 21-August 15


Let's create together! The Bellya is starting an annual anthology of art,
creative writing, photography, and more--all by YOU!

By teens, for teens: share with the community your perspective on this year's
double theme, fantasy and quarantine. (You can create based on either one theme
or both themes combined.) Participants may enter once in each category and earn
SLP points that can count toward winning big prizes! A PDF of the completed 2020
Teen Anthology will be available for download by early fall.

Go here for all the info, including guidelines and how to enter:
https://thebellya.blogspot.com/p/teen-anthology-2020.html

21 Jun 2020 All-The-Time Art Show 6/21/2020 - 8/15/2020

Be a part of our summer art exhibition! Doodles, photos, paintings, sculptures--send us
anything artsy to showcase on library social!(Mostly Instagram.)

Open theme: create whatever you want! If your art fits the "fantasy" or "quarantine" theme, you can also
submit it to the Teen Anthology (more info here:https://thebellya.blogspot.com/p/teen-anthology-2020.html).

• The All-The-Time Art Show will run from: June 21-August 15

• For: Grade 7-12 (Fall 2020) + teen 2020 high school graduates  

• Go here for more info and submission guidelines: https://thebellya.blogspot.com/p/all-time-art-show.html

21 Jun 2020 Animal Crossing--New Horizons Social Share 6/21/2020 - 8/15/2020

• For: Grades 7-12 + teen 2020 high school graduates.

• Runs: June 21-August 15


Virtual island life: share your game screenshots and experiences! "Animal Crossing" has always been
a great outlet for creativity and stress relief--but it's especially important now when coping with
an ongoing pandemic. It doesn't matter how far along in the game you are; you can still participate in the
following challenges and see what other teens have been terraforming (and more!) on library social.

- Island Spotlight: send us your best island screenshots (up to 6)! What ae the favorite parts of your island
and why? What was the hardest thing to make?


- Library Challenge: build and show off your island libraries! They can be full-on residential homes
transformed into public libraries, outdoor libraries, or a mini home library! Have little free
libraries around your island? We'd love to see those too!

Go here for more info and submission guidelines:
https://thebellya.blogspot.com/p/animal-crossing-new-horizons_17.html

13 Jul 2020 Seed Bomb Pollinators 7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020

Help the planet by making these soil, clay, and seed balls--then tossing them in mow-free areas outside!

• For: Grades 7-12 (Fall 2020) + teen 2020 high school grads

• 20 spots - Registration required: https://forms.gle/KsCVhJa1fPjxpLq87
(Please sign up for only ONE of the two kits.)

• Pick-Up Time Window: July 13-17

13 Jul 2020 Anime and Manga Club Mystery 7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020

Snacks & surprises: your heart will go doki-doki! Share your kit reveals on library social for bonus points.
Club members who have attended 4-6 meet-ups will have priority.

Don't forget to sign up for the July 20 club Watch Party on Netflix!

• For: Grades 7-12 (Fall 2020) + teen 2020 high school grads

• 20 spots - Registration required: https://forms.gle/F2oW7wDhcPEZRZgg6

• Pick-Up Time Window: July 13-17

15 Jul 2020 Choose Your Own Adventure Lunch and Book Club (Activity) 7/15/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reading: Surf Monkeys by Jay Leibold

Kids in grades K-6 can grab their lunch and join Ms. Michelle for this virtual book club! Preregistration opens on Monday, Jun 22 @ 7 am and requires a two week commitment.

Week 1: We are going on a surf adventure in search of your missing friend Jorge. You will brave rough waters, sharks, and a notorious surf gang.

Week 2: We will work on a book-related activity.

A limited number of activity kits are available in the order of sign up. Ms. Michelle will contact you to schedule pick-up. A supply list and instructions will be available for download from the library’s website, Facebook page, and Beanstack web and mobile apps.

* If your child is interested in reading to the group during the meeting, there are extra copies of this title available for check out on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check the appropriate box during registration and you will be notified if you are chosen to receive a copy.

Preregistration opens on Monday, Jun 22 @ 7 am.

 

Preregister here:

https://forms.gle/mTRmgQY8esAqK5HK8

16 Jul 2020 Preschool Virtual Storytime 7/16/2020 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

These storytimes are geared toward children ages 2-5 years and their parents/caregivers. Ms. Jen will present stories, songs, rhymes, and/or other activities via Zoom meeting app during each session. Siblings welcome!

Preregistration link: 

https://forms.gle/pEF4NruzS1y14wFUA

 

16 Jul 2020 Stitch Camp: Gnomes 7/16/2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We’re creating our own felt gnomes using needle & thread.  Preregistration opens Monday, Jun 29 @ 7 am and closes 24 hours prior to program start. A limited number of Stitch Camp kits are available in the order of preregistration. Ms. Michelle will contact you to schedule pick-up.

Preregister here: https://forms.gle/QWA7VvFhSNUBGSGw9

20 Jul 2020 Creature Shwings 7/20/2020 - 7/23/2020

Make shiny shoe-wings to step up your kicks!


• For: Grades 7-12 (Fall 2020) + teen 2020 high school grads

• 20 spots - Registration required: https://forms.gle/cXz9s9AZdhGw6qnH6

• Pick-Up Time Window: July 20-23

20 Jul 2020 Mini Fairy Garden 7/20/2020 - 7/23/2020

 

Spruce up your room with a charming fairy garden!


• For: Grades 7-12 (Fall 2020) + teen 2020 high school grads

• 18 spots - Registration required: https://forms.gle/5vBHcwNcCdbUmqHbA

• Pick-Up Time Window: July 20-23

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9 July 2020

Children's SLP Challenges

Earn Prize Drawing Tickets by Competing Fun Challenges

The challenges available are A Journey Through Wyvern Territory, Nature Scavenger Hunt, Road Trip Scavenger Hunt, Indoor Scavenger Hunt, and Kindness Scavenger Hunt.
18 June 2020

Children’s 2020 Summer Library Program (SLP) kicks off June 21!

Eligible participants: Grades K-6 (fall 2020)

Have fun and earn points this summer when you read books, attend virtual programs, submit written or picture book reviews, and take weekly challenges! Every 10 points you earn is one ticket entry...
17 June 2020

Young Adult 2020 Summer Library Program (SLP) kicks off June 21

Eligible participants: Grade 7-12 (fall 2020) & 2020 teen high school grads.

Have fun and win prizes this summer when you read, do take-home activity kits, and attend virtual events! Enjoy a NEW mobile and web app that will let you: ▪️ Track your reading online--check...

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