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Bradley Public Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Bradley Public Library! All events are open to the public and are free (unless noted). Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
The Great Pumpkin Hu
Wednesday, Oct. 28

Join us on a pumpkin hunt! We will be hiding pumpkins (painted rocks) all over town. If you find one please bring it to The Bradley Public Library to get a treat. Be on the lookout for special clues!

Pre-K Adventure Stor
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10 am
During our adventure time, we will explore the world through stories, songs, and engaging in fun activities! 

Meets: On Zoom
Ages 3 years to 5 years old
Lasts approximately 30 minutes
Wednesday Morning Bo
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.
Join Jodie each month to discuss a new book and broaden your literary horizons! Enjoy a variety of novels, along with an occasional nonfiction or young adult read! With every book comes a set of questions to help you consider the plot, the characters, and the discussion you’ll have at each meeting!
Marley & O
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Tune in on Facebook & YouTube for library updates, fun facts, and general foolishness every Wednesday at 2 pm.
Blood Drive
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Heartland Bus is coming back! 
Tech Jr.
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4 pm
Starting in October, join the library to increase your knowledge of technology, including coding, building robotics, and participating in fun, social distanced hands-on activities! 

Meet: In person
Grades: 4th to 7th grade
Lasts approximately 1 hour
Homework Helpers
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5:30 pm
Need help with schoolwork? Could use some new study tips? Come to Homework Helpers to get some guidance at the library! 

Grades: 8th grade and younger
Walk-in available for 1 hour.  Limited space available. 
Olivia’s Kitch
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Make some tasty treats with Miss O and Little Miss G every Wednesday at 6 p.m. on Facebook & YouTube.
The Great Pumpkin Hu
Thursday, Oct. 29

Join us on a pumpkin hunt! We will be hiding pumpkins (painted rocks) all over town. If you find one please bring it to The Bradley Public Library to get a treat. Be on the lookout for special clues!

Outdoor Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 29, 10 am
Bring a blanket and meet us outside in our Nature Nook for a socially distant story time! And when we’re done, you can pick up a take-to-make craft to complete at home!  

Lasts approximately 30 minutes
Meet outside the library in the Nature Nook (southeast corner of our parking lot)
Intro to Windows
Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m.
Welcome to our in-person series of basic computer classes for those struggling with keeping up in the tech world. We will go over computer basics (What does a mouse do?), offline computer features (Word, Publisher, huh?), online computer use (What does "online" really mean?), email (Why do you need one?), Facebook and other social media (Why can't we all just use the phone?!?), and more! Each class will have a different lesson.

Limit of 10 people per class. Registration is required. Masks MUST be worn in the library and NO FOOD OR DRINKS allowed.
The Great Pumpkin Hu
Friday, Oct. 30

Join us on a pumpkin hunt! We will be hiding pumpkins (painted rocks) all over town. If you find one please bring it to The Bradley Public Library to get a treat. Be on the lookout for special clues!

The Great Pumpkin Hu
Saturday, Oct. 31

Join us on a pumpkin hunt! We will be hiding pumpkins (painted rocks) all over town. If you find one please bring it to The Bradley Public Library to get a treat. Be on the lookout for special clues!

Zoom Babies
Monday, Nov. 2, 9:15 am
Introduce your baby to the love of words and reading with stories, songs, and play! 

Meets: On Zoom
Ages birth to 18 months
Lasts approximately 30 minutes
Shimmy & Shake
Monday, Nov. 2, 10 am
Music and movement fun for everyone! Enjoy this active way to develop early literacy skills while exploring music, dancing, and singing! Join us at 10am on Facebook Live. Make sure to register for your Shimmy and Shake kit.

Facebook Live 
Ages birth to 5 years old
Lasts approximately 30 minutes
Around the World
Monday, Nov. 2, 4:30 pm
Take a trip to a new place every month with this new program! Join us in exploring different cultures with food, music, and books! 

​​​​​​​Meet: In person
Grades: Kindergarten to 4th grade
Lasts approximately 45 minutes
Teen Tech: Animation
Monday, Nov. 2, 6 pm
In this second session of Teen Tech, Ms. Sarah will be teaching about animation!

Meet: In person
Grades: High Schoolers
Lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours
Pajama Storytime
Monday, Nov. 2, 7 pm
Grab a blanket, put on your PJs, have a glass of hot cocoa and meet with us over Facebook  where we’ll read some bedtime stories! 

Video posted to Facebook and YouTube.
Terrific Twos Storyt
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 10 am
An interactive story time for everyone near their terrific twos and their favorite adult. Have fun as we share books, songs, rhymes, and movement! 

Meets: On Zoom
Ages 18 months - 36 months
Lasts approximately 30 minutes
Messy Art
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 11 am
It’s not always about what you make, but what you learn along the way! Join us for fun process art that encourages creativity, confidence, and experimentation. Register to get a supply list emailed ahead of each class.

Facebook and YouTube video
Ages 2 years to 5 years old
Lasts approximately 15 to 20 minutes
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