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Upcoming Events

1 Jun 2021 CSLP Teen Video Challenge 6/1/2021 - 8/6/2021

Do you have a passion for reading or libraries? Do you want to share your video or performative skills with teens across the country? The Teen Video Challenge is for you!

Five winners will be chosen and will receive: a $200 cash prize and $50 worth of summer reading materials for their library!

Get started by going over the contest rules and past winning videos at: bit.ly/teenvideochallenge2021! Submit a entry and you could earn up to 30 points in the teen "Tails & Tales" Summer Library Program on Beanstack! See all the teen SLP info here: bit.ly/yaslp2021!

Sponsor: Collaborative Summer Library Program

14 Jun 2021 Teen 'Tails and Tales' Trivia 6/14/2021 - 7/30/2021

Fire up your mind with virtual trivia all summer long! Sign up here to choose your rounds and receive a Kahoot access code. You can do the trivia at any time when it's live:

• Animals (June 14-20)
• YA Books (June 28-July 4)
• Anime & Manga (July 12-18)
• Pop Culture/Fandom (July 24-30)

Four rounds means four winners, who will each receive a $25 gift card!

10 Jul 2021 Fantastic Florals 7/10/2021 - 7/31/2021

Craft a cheery daisy ring and a rose in full bloom with just pipe cleaners! 22 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here.  

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

10 Jul 2021 Unicorn Bookmark 7/10/2021 - 7/31/2021

Make a new reading accessory, complete with a sparkling tasseled tail! 25 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here.

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

10 Jul 2021 Air Plant Terrarium 7/10/2021 - 7/31/2021

Learn how to  make a minimalist terrarium and care for your new plant friend! 20 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

17 Jul 2021 Aromatherapy Slime 7/17/2021 - 7/31/2021

Mix up this scented and stretchy slime with therapeutic-grade citrus oil! 25 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here.

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

17 Jul 2021 Macrame Moon 7/17/2021 - 7/31/2021

Make this simple and attractive macrame project to hang up in your room! 20 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

24 Jul 2021 Stressbuster: Diffuser Bracelet 7/24/2021 - 7/31/2021

String together this stressbuster using lava and stone beads! Kit comes with a small vial of therapeutic-grade mint oil. 20 spots available. Registration open June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here.

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

24 Jul 2021 Stardew Valley Diorama 7/24/2021 - 7/31/2021

(From Tiny Craft World!) Build a pop-up papercraft of popular game, Stardew Valley! 20 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here.

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

24 Jul 2021 'Watercolor' Tile Art 7/24/2021 - 7/31/2021

Ceramic tile art with a watercolor effect using sharpies and rubbing alcohol! 20 spots available. Registration opens June 23.

Young Adult “Tails & Tales” Summer Library Program: Put this kit together at home! Each activity comes with a guide sheet and supplies. Sign up online to claim a spot here

See the full YA SLP calendar here

All kits come with a secret code that you can redeem for points on Beanstack. Earn bonuses when you share with us photos or videos of your completed kit! Points add up into virtual tickets you can enter into big prize drawings! Register for the Summer Library Program here

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23 July 2021

Storytime in the Park has moved to Zoom

July 27 and July 29

Don't melt! Stay home, stay cool, and let the stories come to you! Storytime in the Park will move to Zoom for the last two sessions of the children's summer library program, July 27...
27 May 2021

Tails & Tales Summer Library Programs!

May 30 - July 31

Young Adult • "Tails & Tales" Summer Library Program (SLP) For: Grade 7-12 (Fall 2021) & 2021 high school graduates (age 16-18) Sign up here. Already have a...
12 May 2021

Hotspots are Now Available for Checkout

The Bellevue Public Library now has 10 hotspots to check out to the public to help provide additional access to the Internet to community members. The 10 hotspots were purchased as part of a...

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