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Upcoming Events

1 Sep 2022 Interplanetary Interactive 9/1/2022 - 9/30/2022

Interplanetary Interactive • September 1-30  

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Create your own alien escape! Pin a planet* to the teen wall during September for a chance to win some space food! 

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*Planet templates are available in the library's YA area and online for viewing/printing here: bit.ly/bellyaplanet_template • You can make one in the library (some art supplies provided) or bring it from home!

1 Sep 2022 National Library Card Sign-Up Month 9/1/2022 - 9/30/2022

• National Library Card Sign-Up Month • September 1-30

Teens can get a treat this month when they: sign up for a card, renew their card, or show us their active card! (BPL cards only. Limit: 1 per teen.) Go to our front desk to redeem, September 1-30! (Under 14? You will need a parent/guardian signature to sign up. Please note that library membership requires proof of current address, like a driver's permit/license or mail with photo I.D.)

#GetLibraryCarded: Share to Instagram or Twitter a pic of you with your library card for a chance to win $100! Sponsored by the ALA; see all the details here: bit.ly/getlibrarycarded

17 Sep 2022 Milky Way Boba Blast Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Milky Way Boba Blast kit

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
Learn how to make a sweet milky gravi-tea with brown sugar boba! Register here: bit.ly/bellya_bobablast

17 Sep 2022 Space Slime Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Space Slime kit

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
Stir up a stretchy, shimmery slime for some back-to-school stress relief! Register here: bit.ly/bellyaspaceslime

17 Sep 2022 Solar System Backpack Bling Kit 9/17/2022 - 9/30/2022

• Solar System Backpack Bling kit 

Pick-Up: September 17-30 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads. 

Craft a beaded solar system string for a cosmically cool backpack! (Bead and paint colors may vary.) Register here: bit.ly/bellya_backpackbling

23 Sep 2022 Nightlight Bottle Art (Ages 18+) 9/23/2022 - 9/29/2022

Create a nightlight out of this beautiful blue bottle and fairy lights. Paint flowers, polka-dots, or any design you like for the perfect evening decoration. Registration is required and opens September 18. Kit pickup begins September 23.

29 Sep 2022 Preschool Storytime (Ages 3 through 5) 9/29/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursdays, 10-11 am

Each Thursday, Brandi will present interactive and entertaining storytimes that are sure to engage your preschoolers. Each storytime will feature stories, music, rhymes, and/or other age-appropriate activities.

30 Sep 2022 Mystery Kit (Ages 18+) 9/30/2022 - 10/6/2022

Add an element of intrigue to your September by registering for this Mystery Kit. Use the supplies we provide to create our recommended craft or throw out the instructions and create your own design. Registration is required and opens September 25. Kit pickup begins September 30.

1 Oct 2022 Virtual Family Trivia: Food and Family (Families with children through grade 6) 10/1/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, October 1, Food & Family, 3-4 pm (presented by Bellevue & Plattsmouth Public Libraries) [registration required]

Mashed potatoes are on most American's holiday dinner tables. They're yummy on their own or covered in gravy. What part of the plant is the potato? Think you know the answer? Families are invited to join Ms. Michelle & Ms. Tasha on Zoom for this fun, family trivia game. The top three scoring families will win Chick-fil-A gift cards! Teams must have at least two people and have a child in or between grades Pre-K and 6. Registration is required.

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1 Oct 2022 Virtual Family Trivia: Food and Family (Families with children through grade 6) 10/1/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Presented by Bellevue & Plattsmouth Public Libraries)

What is the most expensive spice in the world? Think you know the answer? Families are invited to join Ms. Michelle & Ms. Tasha on Zoom for this fun, family trivia game. The top three scoring teams win gift cards! Teams must have at least two people and have a child in or between grades Pre-K and 6. Registration is required.

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16 September 2022

Emotional Pumpkins (Families with children through grade 6)

Passive activity in the children's area October 1-31 during open hours

Pumpkins have feelings, too! During open hours, pick up an Emotional Pumpkins scavenger hunt sheet and search the Children’s area to find each of our emotional pumpkins. Look closely, then...
30 August 2022

NASA's Artemis Project: To the Moon, Mars, and Beyond!

For all ages! (September 1-30)

Join an exciting space challenge! Track your reading all month long and learn about NASA's Artemis Project--which includes a lunar base, robotic landings, and more! Hundreds of libraries...
17 August 2022

Book Character Scavenger Hunt (Families with children through grade 6)

Passive activity in the children's area September 1-30 during open hours

Pick up a Character Crossword Scavenger Hunt (big kids) or a Book Character Scavenger Hunt (little kids) in the Children’s area any time during the month of September. Once your Scavenger...

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