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1 Sep 2022 Interplanetary Interactive 9/1/2022 - 9/30/2022

Interplanetary Interactive • September 1-30  

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Create your own alien escape! Pin a planet* to the teen wall during September for a chance to win some space food! 

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*Planet templates are available in the library's YA area and online for viewing/printing here: bit.ly/bellyaplanet_template • You can make one in the library (some art supplies provided) or bring it from home!

1 Sep 2022 National Library Card Sign-Up Month 9/1/2022 - 9/30/2022

• National Library Card Sign-Up Month • September 1-30

Teens can get a treat this month when they: sign up for a card, renew their card, or show us their active card! (BPL cards only. Limit: 1 per teen.) Go to our front desk to redeem, September 1-30! (Under 14? You will need a parent/guardian signature to sign up. Please note that library membership requires proof of current address, like a driver's permit/license or mail with photo I.D.)

#GetLibraryCarded: Share to Instagram or Twitter a pic of you with your library card for a chance to win $100! Sponsored by the ALA; see all the details here: bit.ly/getlibrarycarded

17 Sep 2022 Milky Way Boba Blast Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Milky Way Boba Blast kit

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
Learn how to make a sweet milky gravi-tea with brown sugar boba! Register here: bit.ly/bellya_bobablast

17 Sep 2022 Space Slime Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Space Slime kit

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
Stir up a stretchy, shimmery slime for some back-to-school stress relief! Register here: bit.ly/bellyaspaceslime

17 Sep 2022 Solar System Backpack Bling Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Solar System Backpack Bling kit 

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads. 

Craft a beaded solar system string for a cosmically cool backpack! (Bead and paint colors may vary.) Register here: bit.ly/bellya_backpackbling

23 Sep 2022 Nightlight Bottle Art (Ages 18+) 9/23/2022 - 9/29/2022

Create a nightlight out of this beautiful blue bottle and fairy lights. Paint flowers, polka-dots, or any design you like for the perfect evening decoration. Registration is required and opens September 18. Kit pickup begins September 23.

27 Sep 2022 Baby and Toddler Storytime (Ages birth through 2) 9/27/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tuesdays, repeated on Wednesdays, 10-11 am (You may bring a blanket for baby’s comfort.)

Join Brandi each Tuesday or Wednesday in September for fun and engaging storytimes. Each storytime will feature stories, music, rhymes, and/or other age-appropriate activities

27 Sep 2022 Storytelling Club (grades 1-12) 9/27/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesdays, Sep 20-Nov 22, 4-5 pm

This program introduces students in grades 1-12 to public speaking and encourages creativity through storytelling and impromptu conversations. Join Dorothy Bockerman and Jeff Koneck, two local storytellers, for this free, 10-week program. This series will conclude with a performance for family and friends! All materials needed for class will be provided.

28 Sep 2022 Baby and Toddler Storytime (Ages birth through 2) 9/28/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tuesdays, repeated on Wednesdays, 10-11 am (You may bring a blanket for baby’s comfort.)

Join Brandi each Tuesday or Wednesday in September for fun and engaging storytimes. Each storytime will feature stories, music, rhymes, and/or other age-appropriate activities

28 Sep 2022 Coloring with Cops (pre-K through 6th Grade) 9/28/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, Sep 28, 4-5 pm

Join Roger Cox, Community Relations Coordinator for Bellevue Police Department, and several Bellevue Police Officers in person or on Zoom for a calming hour of coloring. We might even have a visit from Pawficer Mo and Officer Meyers! Coloring sheets & implements provided.

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16 September 2022

Emotional Pumpkins (Families with children through grade 6)

Passive activity in the children's area October 1-31 during open hours

Pumpkins have feelings, too! During open hours, pick up an Emotional Pumpkins scavenger hunt sheet and search the Children’s area to find each of our emotional pumpkins. Look closely, then...
30 August 2022

NASA's Artemis Project: To the Moon, Mars, and Beyond!

For all ages! (September 1-30)

Join an exciting space challenge! Track your reading all month long and learn about NASA's Artemis Project--which includes a lunar base, robotic landings, and more! Hundreds of libraries...
17 August 2022

Book Character Scavenger Hunt (Families with children through grade 6)

Passive activity in the children's area September 1-30 during open hours

Pick up a Character Crossword Scavenger Hunt (big kids) or a Book Character Scavenger Hunt (little kids) in the Children’s area any time during the month of September. Once your Scavenger...

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