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YouTubeWatch our children's programs on YouTube: Family Craft Time with Jen, Museum Mondays, Story Time and Museum Show & Tell.

International Youth Day Virtual Tie Dye Party

Wednesday August 12, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. It is celebrated annually on August 12th.
Today is a day where we get to reflect and draw attention to issues that our youth are experiencing worldwide. 

Grab a light coloured garment and join Jen as she walks you through different techniques and the various patterns you can use to tie-dye! Join us on our BMPL Facebook page at 2:00 pm for this fun event, and let us celebrate our youth.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday August 12, 2020 - Wednesday August 26, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 14, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library..

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Monster Athletes

Friday August 14, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Trivia Game Night

Friday August 14, 2020 - Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Play against each other or play as a group in an interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7pm when we share the link to the game.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Family Craft Time

Saturday August 15, 2020 - Saturday August 29, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:15am

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos. Not on Facebook? Watch it on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Game On Weekly Challenge

Monday August 17, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Have some fun and see if you can complete our weekly challenge for our Summer Reading Club. Participate by adding the weekly challenge hashtag #bmplgameonsummerchallenges for your chance to win a prize in our  weekly draw! Great prizes to be won each week. Game On!

Participate by tagging your social media post with the hashtag #bmplgameonsummerchallenges, or submit via email.
Facebook @thebluemountainslibrary or Instagram @bmplibrary.  

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 21, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library.

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Magnetic Robots

Friday August 21, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bike Tracks Workshop

Saturday August 22, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever wanted to learn basic mountain biking or bmx skills, or ride mountain bike trails or pump tracks? You’re never too young or too old to get into biking!

In partnership with RAD Adventures, a Bike Tracks Workshop will be happening at L.E. Shore Library for anyone interested in getting started with Mountain Biking and/or BMX on Saturday, August 22nd from 10:00am – 12:00pm.

A Coach from RAD Adventures will be on location providing guidance to help you learn the basic skills to ride trails and pump tracks. Get comfortable with your bike, learn how to transition on ramps, keep momentum in the corners and so much more! Get in-saddle experience developing your rad skills on RAD TRAX pump track. No pedal bite at this workshop, as you learn how to ride trail and pump track better than before!

Already an experienced biker? This event is for you, too! Ride a fantastic pump track and share your knowledge about trails, quick bike maintenance, and overcoming obstacles with other avid bikers.

Enhanced health and safety protocols will be required by all participants including access to masks and physical distancing. Registrants will be provided with additional information closer to the event.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://radadventures.ca/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library..

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Magnet Maze Game

Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday September 2, 2020 - Wednesday September 23, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday September 4, 2020 - Friday September 25, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library.

Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m.

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes! While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Trivia Game Night

Friday September 4, 2020 - Friday December 25, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Play against each other or play as a group in an interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7pm when we share the link to the game.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Kids Club

Tuesday September 15, 2020 - Tuesday September 29, 2020

Time: 4:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains You Tube Page..

KIDS CLUB is a fun and exciting program geared just for kids. KIDS CLUB, will provide children with activities, crafts, puzzles, books, and movies that they can enjoy at home. Each week we will prepare a creative and engaging activity pack that can be picked up from our Holds Counter. Activity packs will be created for the following age groups:
Gr 1-3
Gr 4-6
Every activity kit will include a weekly craft materials list, and at your own pace. Every Tuesday check us out on our BMPL YouTube page at 4:30 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.
Session 1 runs Sept 14th - Dec 15th. Free Program.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://bit.ly/3afM5Q9

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