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April Fool’s Stay-at-Home Story time
April Fool’s Stay-at-Home Story time
Wednesday, Apr. 1,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Until we can meet for in-person story times, please try a story time lesson at home. If want, email a picture of your project to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org and she can share on Facebook.Watch: Clark the Shark: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/clark-the-shark/Make: Turn an envelop (fro...read more
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Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Friday, Apr. 3,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies.We are sharing activities using minimal materials because we know it is hard to ...read more
Find a Rainbow Day Story Time
 Find a Rainbow Day Story Time
Friday, Apr. 3,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pre-K Families can host a stay-at-home story time until we can meet again!Read Rainbow Fish: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/the-rainbow-fish/Science Experiment:SCIENCE – Fast Fish Experiment Students learn about surface tension in water.MATERIALS — Water Bowl Liquid soap...read more
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Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Monday, Apr. 6,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies.We are sharing activities using minimal materials because we know it is hard to ...read more
Friends Meeting
7:00pm
 Friends Meeting
Monday, Apr. 6, 7:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
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Pet Photos
 Pet Photos
Tuesday, Apr. 7,
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are having a pet photo sharing time on Facebook.
Health Day Story Time
 Health Day Story Time
Tuesday, Apr. 7,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read The Tooth: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/the-tooth/Talk about the importance of brushing and try a brunching calendar: http://www.ada.org/~/media/ADA/Public%20Programs/Files/NCDHM/2017NCDHM-activities-calendar.pdf?la=en
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Market Strategies
1:00pm
 Market Strategies
Thursday, Apr. 9, 1:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
With historic market volatility, the spread of the coronavirus and self-imposed quarantines, many investors are asking questions like: Are we heading for a recession? When is the market going to “bottom out?” Should I be looking at more protection for my portfolio? Join Jonatha...read more
Spring Trivia for Kids
3:30pm
 Spring Trivia for Kids
Thursday, Apr. 9, 3:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join us for trivia on April 9. Register below to get the link. No looking up answers online! Top 5 families can visit the library for the prize box when we are open again. Thanks for playing. 
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National Siblings Day Story Time
National Siblings Day Story Time
Friday, Apr. 10,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/my-rotten-redheaded-older-brother/Make:ART – Starry Night SkyMATERIALS — Black construction paper Glue Glitter – silver and goldPlace drops or lines of glue on the construction paper. Students can also use a craft stick to draw shape...read more
Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Friday, Apr. 10,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies.We are sharing activities using minimal materials because we know it is hard to ...read more
Bunnies in Literature Trivia
3:30pm
 Bunnies in Literature Trivia
Friday, Apr. 10, 3:30pm
Bradley Beach Library
Test your knowledge of bunnies in literature. For Adults. Register below to receive a link. 
Pride & Prejudice Streaming event
6:30pm
Pride & Prejudice Streaming event
Friday, Apr. 10, 6:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Follow Link to Watch a Pride & Prejudice musical: https://www.prideandprejudicepremiere.com/
Pride & Prejudice Streaming event
6:30pm
Pride & Prejudice Streaming event
Friday, Apr. 10, 6:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Follow Link to Watch a Pride & Prejudice musical: https://www.prideandprejudicepremiere.com/
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National Pet Day Story TIme
 National Pet Day Story TIme
Saturday, Apr. 11,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read: Harry the Dirty Dog: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/harry-the-dirty-dog/art - TOILET PAPER ROLL DOG PUPPETMATERIALS — Toilet paper rolls (2 per student), Black and White construction paper, Popsicle sticks, Small googly eyesPROCEDURE — Cover one toilet paper roll with b...read more
Family Mindfulness Program
10:30am
 Family Mindfulness Program
Saturday, Apr. 11, 10:30am
Bradley Beach Public Library
A Stories, Songs, and Stretches teacher shares some simple mindfulness activities to practice calming as a family with young children. See it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-kmGxTka0E&feature=youtu.be
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Book Bingo
 Book Bingo
Sunday, Apr. 12Book Bingo
Bradley Beach Public Library
• BOOK BINGO Download our Book Bingo sheet and see if you can get 5 in a row! For every book you read in May, color in 1 square category that fits. If you get 5 in a row, email the completed copy to artshow@bradleybeachlibrary.org or turn it in shortly after we open for a ch...read more
Easter Story Time
 Easter Story Time
Sunday, Apr. 12,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read The Tale of Peter Rabbit: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/peter-rabbit/Make colorful eggs or dye eggs.
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Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Monday, Apr. 13, Family Challenge!
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies. Writing Prompt: Write a Poem. Art Challenge: Make a Pandemic Memento. See pictu...read more
COVID-19 time capsule
 COVID-19 time capsule
Monday, Apr. 13
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are going through an unpresidented time. Because of this, the Bradley Beach Public Library is opening up its 2020 time capsule. Please consider contributing to our time capsule. You can email art and writings to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org or bring them to the library when we open. In ad...read more
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World Art Day Story Time
 World Art Day Story Time
Wednesday, Apr. 15,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read When Pigasso met Mootisse : https://www.storylineonline.net/books/when-pigasso-met-mootisse/Make Shape Art:Cut our circles, squares, and triangles our of construction paper. Let your child make a picture out of them and glue them down.
Hoopla Book Madness
 Hoopla Book Madness
Wednesday, Apr. 15
Bradley Beach Public Library
Vote for your favorite new release ebook on Hoopla! Vote by each Wednesday to narrow down the winner.Time for Round 2 for Hoopla Book Madness.Vote for your favorite books here: https://forms.gle/U2tYpY9TaXVBpm2RA
Fun & Fitness Class with Mark House
7:00pm
Fun & Fitness Class with Mark House
Wednesday, Apr. 15, 7:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
April 15th LIVE Fun & Fitness Class with Mark Housel, the 2020 NJ Elementary PE Teacher of the Year starting at 7:00pm on FacebookWe go LIVE at 7:00pm - Class will end at 7:30Class is for ages Pre-K and upThe activities will be designed for inside or outside. They will also be designed for an en...read more
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National Librarian Day Story Time
National Librarian Day Story Time
Thursday, Apr. 16,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read Library Lion: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/library-lion/Make:Design your own book.
Thursday Trivia: 2019 Movies
 Thursday Trivia: 2019 Movies
Thursday, Apr. 16,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Visit this link to share your knowledge about 2019 movies: https://kahoot.it/challenge/02104438?challenge-id=24b1b7d3-0532-4186-820e-4ab108d1fc10_1586873591692See if you can get in the top 5!
Blueclaws Virtual Opening Night
5:30pm
 Blueclaws Virtual Opening Night
Thursday, Apr. 16, 5:30pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join Blueclaws For Virtual Opening Night on ThursdayVirtual Opening Night is set for Thursday, April 16th beginning at 5:30 pm. You can participate - they're looking for Anthem Singers, the Play Ball Kid, and some Ceremonial First Pitches - email videos to social@blueclaws.com!For more info...read more
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Big Bad Wolf Escape Room
 Big Bad Wolf Escape Room
Friday, Apr. 17, Big Bad Wolf Escape
Bradley Beach Public Library
Little Red was on her way to her Grandma's, but she ran into the Big Bad Wolf in the woods. He's extra hungry today and is trying to gobble her up. Can you help her escape?Register to receive a link to the digital escape room!  Or follow the instructions to sign up and use the class cod...read more
Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Friday, Apr. 17, Family Challenge!
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies. Writing Prompt: Write letters (on actual paper with actual pens and pencil...read more
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Photography contest!
 Photography contest!
Saturday, Apr. 18
Bradley Beach Public Library
Enter any photo by emailing it to artshow@bradleybeachlibrary.org by May 22. See flyer for more details: http://www.bradleybeachlibrary.org/Photography.jpg
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Book Bingo
 Book Bingo
Sunday, Apr. 19Book Bingo
Bradley Beach Public Library
• BOOK BINGO Download our Book Bingo sheet and see if you can get 5 in a row! For every book you read in May, color in 1 square category that fits. If you get 5 in a row, email the completed copy to artshow@bradleybeachlibrary.org or turn it in shortly after we open for a ch...read more
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COVID-19 time capsule
 COVID-19 time capsule
Monday, Apr. 20
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are going through an unpresidented time. Because of this, the Bradley Beach Public Library is opening up its 2020 time capsule. Please consider contributing to our time capsule. You can email art and writings to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org or bring them to the library when we open. In ad...read more
National Library Week - Reading Monday
National Library Week - Reading Monday
Monday, Apr. 20,
Bradley Beach Public Library
It is National Library Week! Celebrate daily "Spirit Challenges" to share what we love about Bradley Beach.Today is "Reading Monday" - Share a written or video book review of a great book you've read lately on Facebook or email cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org.Also: Vote for y...read more
Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Monday, Apr. 20, Family Challenge!
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies. Writing Prompt: Write and put on a puppet show. Art Challenge: Design a Bookmar...read more
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National Library Week - Cooking Tuesday
National Library Week - Cooking Tuesday
Tuesday, Apr. 21,
Bradley Beach Public Library
"Cooking Tuesday" - Share photos of food you've made lately or an old favorite. Necessity often is the mother of inventions.Also: Submit recipes to: https://forms.gle/K8ZCXp9sf2SU5uWD6 
Virtual Cooking Club
 Virtual Cooking Club
Tuesday, Apr. 21
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are creating a Cookbook based on your favorite recipes. Submit your recipes by May 22 to this Google Form: https://forms.gle/4fKfUS47im8Ex2CJ7Email cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org if you have questions.
Origami lesson with Miss Cynthia
3:00pm
Origami lesson with Miss Cynthia
Tuesday, Apr. 21, 3:00pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Join Miss Cynthia for live instruction on how to make an origami project. Register to get the zoom information.
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Earth Day Story Time
 Earth Day Story Time
Wednesday, Apr. 22,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read Garbage Barge: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/garbage-barge/Make:Use recyled materials to create a flower.
Hoopla Book Madness
 Hoopla Book Madness
Wednesday, Apr. 22
Bradley Beach Public Library
Vote for your favorite new release ebook on Hoopla! Vote by each Wednesday to narrow down the winner.Time for Round 2 for Hoopla Book Madness.Vote for your favorite books here: https://forms.gle/U2tYpY9TaXVBpm2RA
National Library Week - "Earth Day Wednesday"
National Library Week - "Earth Day Wednesday"
Wednesday, Apr. 22,
Bradley Beach Public Library
National Library Week - Today is "Earth Day Wednesday" -Challenge: Write or draw a picture about what you love about the Bradley Beach Community. Add it on Facebook or email cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.orgRead about how air pollution is being reduced thanks to COVID-19: https://www.theatla...read more
Lunch Break Community Meeting
10 am
 Lunch Break Community Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 10 am
Bradley Beach Public Library
Learn about the services available.Lunch Break- April 22, 2020 @ 10-11amo   https://vnahg.zoom.us/j/958621655?pwd=VjNlQ2xRaVBvTlI2MUJnTnk3Ynhxdz09o   Meeting ID: 958 621 655     Password: 891073o   One tap mobile: +16465588656, 9586216...read more
Board Meeting
5:15pm
 Board Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 5:15pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
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Escape Room for students and adults
Escape Room for students and adults
Thursday, Apr. 23Escape Room for stud
Bradley Beach Public Library
Latest Escape Room: CITIZEN SCRAMBLE 2!Carl heard you helped Carly earn her citizenship and he wants your help too! Can you help Carl become a citizen of the United States of America before time runs out?! Good luck!
National Library Week - Trivia Thursday
National Library Week - Trivia Thursday
Thursday, Apr. 23,
Bradley Beach Public Library
National Library Week - "Trivia Thursday" - Keep your brain sharp and active by participating in a Trivia or a digital escape room. See Facebook or Register below for how to access.What was your score?
Trivia! Earth Day
 Trivia! Earth Day
Thursday, Apr. 23,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Can you get in the top 5 scores?Access the trivia here: https://kahoot.it/challenge/04680084?challenge-id=24b1b7d3-0532-4186-820e-4ab108d1fc10_1587404239508
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National Library Week - Friday Reflection
National Library Week - Friday Reflection
Friday, Apr. 24,
Bradley Beach Public Library
National Library Week - "Friday Reflection" - Share on Facebook what you have enjoyed about this time off from "regular life" and what you miss most!Also: Contribute to our COVID-19 Time Capsule! Email any art or drawings to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org contribute.
City Nature Challange
 City Nature Challange
Friday, Apr. 24
Bradley Beach Public Library
Be a Citizen Scientists by taking photos of nature. See the website for more details: https://citynaturechallenge.org/April 24-27
Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Friday, Apr. 24, Family Challenge!
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies.Don't miss any of the Family Challenges! Register for the newsletter at cynt...read more
VNA Community Health Centers community meeting
10am
VNA Community Health Centers community meeting
Friday, Apr. 24, 10am
Bradley Beach Public Library
VNA Community Health Centers (Asbury Park, Freehold, Keyport, Red Bank locations)- April 24, 2020 @ 10-11amo   https://vnahg.zoom.us/j/97098133604?pwd=QThMQW82Y05NbTlxMDBUWHUvZ0U2Zz09o   Meeting ID: 970 9813 3604          &nb...read more
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National Library Week - "Art Saturday"
National Library Week - "Art Saturday"
Saturday, Apr. 25,
Bradley Beach Public Library
National Library Week - "Art Saturday" - Share photos of any art or craft you've created while at home. You can share on Facebook or email cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org. Be creative!Also: Contribute to our COVID-19 Time Capsule! Email any art or drawings to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrar...read more
Photography contest!
 Photography contest!
Saturday, Apr. 25
Bradley Beach Public Library
Enter any photo by emailing it to artshow@bradleybeachlibrary.org by May 22. See flyer for more details: http://www.bradleybeachlibrary.org/Photography.jpg
YALLWest
 YALLWest
Saturday, Apr. 25,
Bradley Beach Public Library
A virtual YA book Fest. For the details and schedule, visit: https://www.yallwest.com/schedule
City Nature Challange
 City Nature Challange
Saturday, Apr. 25
Bradley Beach Public Library
Be a Citizen Scientists by taking photos of nature. See the website for more details: https://citynaturechallenge.org/April 24-27
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Book Bingo
 Book Bingo
Sunday, Apr. 26Book Bingo
Bradley Beach Public Library
• BOOK BINGO Download our Book Bingo sheet and see if you can get 5 in a row! For every book you read in May, color in 1 square category that fits. If you get 5 in a row, email the completed copy to artshow@bradleybeachlibrary.org or turn it in shortly after we open for a ch...read more
City Nature Challange
 City Nature Challange
Sunday, Apr. 26
Bradley Beach Public Library
Be a Citizen Scientists by taking photos of nature. See the website for more details: https://citynaturechallenge.org/April 24-27
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COVID-19 time capsule
 COVID-19 time capsule
Monday, Apr. 27
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are going through an unpresidented time. Because of this, the Bradley Beach Public Library is opening up its 2020 time capsule. Please consider contributing to our time capsule. You can email art and writings to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org or bring them to the library when we open. In ad...read more
City Nature Challange
 City Nature Challange
Monday, Apr. 27
Bradley Beach Public Library
Be a Citizen Scientists by taking photos of nature. See the website for more details: https://citynaturechallenge.org/April 24-27
Family Challenge!
 Family Challenge!
Monday, Apr. 27, Family Challenge!
Bradley Beach Public Library
Pick one or all of the activities. Complete it. Take a photo. Send it or a copy of the writing to cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org, Facebook, or the Flipgrid page https://flipgrid.com/bradley5690 password BradleyFamilies.We are sharing activities using minimal materials because we know it is hard to ...read more
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Virtual Cooking Club
 Virtual Cooking Club
Tuesday, Apr. 28
Bradley Beach Public Library
We are creating a Cookbook based on your favorite recipes. Submit your recipes by May 22 to this Google Form: https://forms.gle/4fKfUS47im8Ex2CJ7Email cynthia@bradleybeachlibrary.org if you have questions.
Webinar: 10 Critical News Literacy Skills
1pm
Webinar: 10 Critical News Literacy Skills
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 1pm
Bradley Beach Public Library
Webinar 2: 10 Critical News Literacy SkillsApril 28, 1 p.m. EDTBeing able to tell fact from fiction is critical right now. The coronavirus pandemic has necessitated rapid dissemination of information from many sources, including government officials, the news media and social media. How can you be s...read more
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International Dance Day Story Time
International Dance Day Story Time
Wednesday, Apr. 29,
Bradley Beach Public Library
Read The Hula Hoopin Queen: https://www.storylineonline.net/books/hula-hoopin-queen/Play:Hula-Hoop RelayMATERIALS — 1-4 Hula-hoops (or tie material in a circle)PROCEDURE — As a family, hold hands in a line. Explain the rules: - The hula-hoop must not touch the ground at any time - T...read more
Hoopla Book Madness
 Hoopla Book Madness
Wednesday, Apr. 29
Bradley Beach Public Library
Vote for your favorite new release ebook on Hoopla! Vote by each Wednesday to narrow down the winner.Time for Round 2 for Hoopla Book Madness.Vote for your favorite books here: https://forms.gle/U2tYpY9TaXVBpm2RA
VNA Children & Family Health Institute community meeting
10am
VNA Children & Family Health Institute community meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 29, 10am
Bradley Beach Public Library
 VNA Children & Family Health Institute Programs- April 29, 2020 @ 10-11amo   https://vnahg.zoom.us/j/97485316072?pwd=UndhYWgzaUZBV0ZSM0czL0ludk1Tdz09o   Meeting ID: 974 8531 6072        Password: 766895o   One ...read more
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Escape Room for students and adults
Escape Room for students and adults
Thursday, Apr. 30Escape Room for stud
Bradley Beach Public Library
Latest Escape Room: CITIZEN SCRAMBLE 2!Carl heard you helped Carly earn her citizenship and he wants your help too! Can you help Carl become a citizen of the United States of America before time runs out?! Good luck!
Weird but True Travel Trivia
 Weird but True Travel Trivia
Thursday, Apr. 30,
Bradley Beach Public Library
This week's Trivia: https://kahoot.it/challenge/04441708?challenge-id=24b1b7d3-0532-4186-820e-4ab108d1fc10_1587995383007Liza won the Earth Day Trivia.
  
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