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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:
Monday, May 30
Your library will be closed Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day.

Outside Audio/Video & Book Drops will be open.

Enjoy your holiday!
Teen Volunteer - Esc
Tuesday, May 31, 6pm
Teens stop in May 31 at 6 pm to spend an hour putting together the final touches to the the family escape room.
Your Mama’s Bo
Thursday, Jun. 2, 4:00 pm (Thursdays, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, 4 pm)
Enjoy some adult time while the kids are in Lego Club! This book club will cater to your busy schedule with quick reads and audiobook options. Dads welcome too!
Friday, Jun. 3, 2:00 pm
Have a crafting afternoon at your library with Catholic Charities!
To register: call Kelli @ 815-933-7791 ext. 9910 Sponsored by Catholic Charities.
Grab & Go Adult Craf
Saturday, Jun. 4
Love crafting but don't have time to take a class? Grab a To-Go kit from your library then check out our YouTube channel for instructions whenever you want!
These crafts kits will be available for pick up the first Saturday of the month and will be available until supplies run out. 
Camp Read- Flashligh
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10:00- 11:30am
Pick up your summer reading kit then join us to read by flashlight. There will be fun places all over the library to camp out and read!
Monday, Jun. 6
Take your garden to the next level with free Grab & Go Garden Kits provided by the University of Illinois Extension Office!
These kits are first come, first serve. Get yours while supplies last! Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension.
Monday, Jun. 6, 11 am
We are in need of volunteers who will help set up for lunch , help wipe tables down & help with lunch, then put tables away. We are setting up volunteer hours for this weekly. Every Monday there will be a new volunteer sign up for that week. This is the sign up for June 6-10, 11 am- 1:30pm
Tech Jr. Camp- 3D Pr
Monday, Jun. 6, 1:30- 3pm (June 6, 7, 8, & 9, 1:30 pm)
This is our Tech Jr. camp for campers  7-9 years old. They will be learning about new tech and printing in our 3D printers. You only need to register once to attend the whole camp June 6- 9 at 1:30- 3 pm
Teen Volunteer for T
Monday, Jun. 6, 1:30 pm
You must be 13 or older and have attended Teen Tech to be able to volunteer for this camp.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Barbara are looking for volunteers to help with the 3D printing. There are 2 seperate 1.5 hour camps. 
Tech Jr. Camp -3D Pr
Monday, Jun. 6, 3:30 pm (June 6, 7, 8, & 9, 3:30 pm)
This is our Tech Jr. Camp for campers 10- 12 years old. They will be learning about new tech and printing in our 3D printers. You only need to register once to attend the whole camp June 6- 9 at  3:30- 5 pm

Funding for this grant project was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
Author Spotlight: Sh
Monday, Jun. 6, 6:00 pm
That's right! Thee Sharon Fiffer is joining your Bradley Public Library on Zoom! Learn about her inspiration and how her "Jane Wheel" connects to Kankakee. You may even get a sneek peek of something new!
So join us on Zoom or In Person and meet our local celebrity!

Got a question for Sharon? Email your questions to info@bradleylibrary.org!

American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Adventure Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10am (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 July 5, & 12, 10 am)
Join our Summer Adventure Storytime this summer at a different park each week. Every Tuesday at 10am we will read stories, play with the parachute, sing songs, and have a simple craft. Ages 2-6
June 8 - Quail Hollow Park           
June 15- Lil's Park
June 22- Perry Farm Park
June 29- State Farm Park
July 6- Blatt Park
July 13- Ivy Lane Park
 
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 11 am
We are in need of volunteers who will help set up for lunch , help wipe tables down & help with lunch, then put tables away. We are setting up volunteer hours for this weekly. Every Monday there will be a new volunteer sign up for that week. This is the sign up for June 6-10, 11 am- 1:30pm
Tech Jr. Camp- 3D Pr
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:30- 3pm (June 6, 7, 8, & 9, 1:30 pm)
This is our Tech Jr. camp for campers  7-9 years old. They will be learning about new tech and printing in our 3D printers. You only need to register once to attend the whole camp June 6- 9 at 1:30- 3 pm
Teen Volunteer for T
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:30 pm
You must be 13 or older and have attended Teen Tech to be able to volunteer for this camp.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Barbara are looking for volunteers to help with the 3D printing. There are 2 seperate 1.5 hour camps. 
Tech Jr. Camp -3D Pr
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 3:30 pm (June 6, 7, 8, & 9, 3:30 pm)
This is our Tech Jr. Camp for campers 10- 12 years old. They will be learning about new tech and printing in our 3D printers. You only need to register once to attend the whole camp June 6- 9 at  3:30- 5 pm

Funding for this grant project was awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
Babytime in the Park
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 10am (Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29 July 6, & 13, 10 am)
Summer Reading Babytime will be on Wednesdays between June 6- July 15 at 10am. Join us at a different park every week for song, stories, and cuddles. This is for babies 0-18 months old
June 8 - Quail Hollow Park           
June 15- Lil's Park
June 22- Perry Farm Park
June 29- State Farm Park
July 6- Blatt Park
July 13- Ivy Lan Park
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 11 am
We are in need of volunteers who will help set up for lunch , help wipe tables down & help with lunch, then put tables away. We are setting up volunteer hours for this weekly. Every Monday there will be a new volunteer sign up for that week. This is the sign up for June 6-10, 11 am- 1:30pm
Tech Jr. Camp- 3D Pr
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 1:30- 3pm (June 6, 7, 8, & 9, 1:30 pm)
This is our Tech Jr. camp for campers  7-9 years old. They will be learning about new tech and printing in our 3D printers. You only need to register once to attend the whole camp June 6- 9 at 1:30- 3 pm
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