Bradley Public LibraryDistrict

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:
My 1st Book Club
Monday, Nov. 28, 4:00pm-4:45pm
Kindergarten-4th grade (ages 5-9)

FIRST BOOK WILL BE AVAILABLE THE WEEK OF AUGUST 29TH.

Join Ms. Sarah each month to discuss our monthly book club book. There will be discussions and activities related to the book we have read. The next month's book will be introduced at the conclusion of the meeting.
Family Adventure Sto
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 10:00 AM (Tuesdays, Sep. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 1, 15, 29, Dec. 6, 13 10 a.m.)

Every Tuesday 10AM, Drassler Room
ages 0-6

During our storytime, we will go on an adventure through stories & songs, and engage in fun activities!  

Lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 

Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Shimmy & Shake
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 10:00 AM (Wednesdays, Sep. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14)
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM, Meets in Drassler Room
Ages birth to 5 years old
Music and movement fun for everyone! Enjoy this active way to develop early literacy skills while exploring music, dancing, and singing! 
Registration is required.Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 
Lasts approximately 30-45 minutes.


 
Sit & Be Fit
Thursday, Dec. 1, 9:30 am
This 1 hour, low-impact chair exercise program using Sit & Be Fit videos is for adults 55+ and works on strength, flexibility, and balance. Exercises can be performed with or without weights and resistance bands.

Registration is required and class size is limited. Please bring a water bottle and light resistance bands or weights if you wish to use them. Each participate will need to sign a one-time health waiver form at their first class.
Messy Art Session 1
Thursday, Dec. 1, 10:00 AM (Thursdays, Sep. 15, 22, 29, Dec, 1, 8, 15, 10 a.m.)

Thursdays 10-10:30 AM
Ages 2 years to 5 years old

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. Registration is required.
This program has two sessions, please only sign up for one. Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 

Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Messy Art Session 2
Thursday, Dec. 1, 10:45 AM (Thursdays, Sep. 15, 22, 29, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 10:45 a.m.)

Thursdays 10:45-11:15
Ages 2 years to 5 years old

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. Registration is required.
This program has two sessions, please only sign up for one. Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 
Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Tech Jr. Session 2-K
Thursday, Dec. 1, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Audience: 5th-8th Grade

Join Ms. Sarah over the course of 6 sessions, in exploration and building with the KNEX system.  Kiddos will be exposed to hands on learning fun while building simple machines, bridges and structures, roller coasters and much more! 
Teen Tech Session 3-
Thursday, Dec. 1, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Audience: HIGH SCHOOLERS

In this session, teens will learn beginning graphic design. They will be introduced/expand previous knowledge on using the Cricut, Heat Press, 3D printers, and Sublimation printers. This will be hands on and teens will have completed projects by session end.
Saturday, Dec. 3
Want to craft on your own time? Adult Craft Kits are available on the first saturday of each month on a first come, first serve basis. Get your's today!
Subscription Boxes f
Monday, Dec. 5, during library hours
Third Grade-7th Grade

At the beginning of each month, come to the library to pick up your subscription box. Your surprise book check out will be based on the form you submitted to the children's department (click the link or stop by the library the last week of Aug to fill it out). The box will have your surprise book as well as LOOT! Read the book, return it along with your empty box to the desk, and KEEP the goodies! Your box will be refilled based on your feedback (incl. in the box) and will ready for pick up the first week of each month! **
**For September pick-up will start Tuesday the 6th, as we are closed for Labor Day Monday Sept. 5

Click here for questionnaire

By signing up, this guarantees you a book box each month Sept-Dec.
Monday, Dec. 5, during library hours
8th grade to 12th grade

At the beginning of each month, come to the library to pick up your subscription box. Your surprise book check out will be based on the form you submitted to the children's department (click the link or stop by the library the last week of Aug to fill it out). The box will have your surprise book as well as LOOT! Read the book, return it along with your empty box to the desk, and KEEP the goodies! Your box will be refilled based on your feedback (incl. in the box) and will ready for pick up the first week of each month! 

Click here for questionnaire

By signing up, this guarantees you a book box each month Sept-Dec.
Around the World
Monday, Dec. 5, 4:00pm-4:45pm
Kindergarten to 5th grade (ages 5-10)
Join Ms. Sarah as we explore a different country the first Monday of every month. There will be exploration through activities, books, and food!
Family Adventure Sto
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 10:00 AM (Tuesdays, Sep. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 1, 15, 29, Dec. 6, 13 10 a.m.)

Every Tuesday 10AM, Drassler Room
ages 0-6

During our storytime, we will go on an adventure through stories & songs, and engage in fun activities!  

Lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 

Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Shimmy & Shake
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10:00 AM (Wednesdays, Sep. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14)
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM, Meets in Drassler Room
Ages birth to 5 years old
Music and movement fun for everyone! Enjoy this active way to develop early literacy skills while exploring music, dancing, and singing! 
Registration is required.Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 
Lasts approximately 30-45 minutes.


 
Sit & Be Fit
Thursday, Dec. 8, 9:30 am
This 1 hour, low-impact chair exercise program using Sit & Be Fit videos is for adults 55+ and works on strength, flexibility, and balance. Exercises can be performed with or without weights and resistance bands.

Registration is required and class size is limited. Please bring a water bottle and light resistance bands or weights if you wish to use them. Each participate will need to sign a one-time health waiver form at their first class.
Messy Art Session 1
Thursday, Dec. 8, 10:00 AM (Thursdays, Sep. 15, 22, 29, Dec, 1, 8, 15, 10 a.m.)

Thursdays 10-10:30 AM
Ages 2 years to 5 years old

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. Registration is required.
This program has two sessions, please only sign up for one. Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 

Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Messy Art Session 2
Thursday, Dec. 8, 10:45 AM (Thursdays, Sep. 15, 22, 29, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 10:45 a.m.)

Thursdays 10:45-11:15
Ages 2 years to 5 years old

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. Registration is required.
This program has two sessions, please only sign up for one. Please register each individual child. Registration gaurantees a spot for a child through December. 
Registration is only required once for the fall. However, after 3 consecutive no shows you will be removed from the list.You may sign-up again after being removed. 

Tech Jr. Session 2-K
Thursday, Dec. 8, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Audience: 5th-8th Grade

Join Ms. Sarah over the course of 6 sessions, in exploration and building with the KNEX system.  Kiddos will be exposed to hands on learning fun while building simple machines, bridges and structures, roller coasters and much more! 
Teen Tech Session 3-
Thursday, Dec. 8, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Audience: HIGH SCHOOLERS

In this session, teens will learn beginning graphic design. They will be introduced/expand previous knowledge on using the Cricut, Heat Press, 3D printers, and Sublimation printers. This will be hands on and teens will have completed projects by session end.
T.EEN VOLUNTEER OPPO
Friday, Dec. 9, 5 p.m.
Calling teens! Need some volunteer hours? Come help us set-up for our Strings in the Stacks Concert Night! 
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