Children's Bookmark Contest

May 23, 2016
By Youth

To celebrate Children's Book Week (May 2-8), BCPL is having a children's bookmark design contest. This year, all designs should reflect our summer reading theme, "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!" Your bookmark can be about sports, dance, bicycling, martial arts, hiking, yoga, swimming, or any other physical activity you enjoy. All entries will be displayed in the library during June and the winning bookmark in each age group will be printed and distributed at the library this summer. Stop by the Children's Library for an entry form or download one here.


 2015 Winners 




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Digital Scavenger Hunt

May 22, 2016
By Youth

Tweens must use technology to track down specific items in the library! One member on each team must bring a camera, phone, iPod or other device capable of taking and storing pictures. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!


 Digital Scavenger Hunt 




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Mason Jar Vases

April 27, 2016
By Youth

Tweens can use paint and embellishments like lace and burlap to transform a simple glass jar into a lovely vase with rustic charm. Add some fresh flowers for a memorable Mother's Day gift!


 Mason Jar Vases 




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Chocolympics

February 8, 2016
By Youth

Do you have a sweet tooth? Tweens can compete in some delicious chocolate-themed challenges, such as pudding Pictionary, Oreo stacking, Hershey Kiss unwrapping, M&M sorting, and bobbing for gummy worms!


 Chocolympics 




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Tween Lab to start in January

January 24, 2016
By Youth

Tween Lab is a new program starting in January specifically for 9-13 year olds. Tween Lab will feature a new, exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activity each month. Projects will include learning to code, brushbots, creating stop animation videos, squishy circuits and more. This program will be held once a month, on a Thursday at 4:00.


The first meeting of Tween Lab will be Thursday, January 28th at 4:00. This month, we will be building a motorized Lego creation with help from a special guest, Bricks4Kidz. More information about Bricks4Kidz can be found on their website: www.bricks4kidz.com.


Registration is required. To register, please call the Library at (859) 238-7323. This program is intended for ages 9-13. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Prusick at kprusick@boylepublib.org.


 Tween Lab 



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