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Upcoming Events

2 Jan 2023 Runaway Character Scavenger Hunt [families with children through grade 6] 1/2/2023 - 1/31/2023

Jan 2-31 during open hours

Several popular book characters are missing! Look around the Children’s area to find each character. Then write the letter you see on your scavenger hunt work sheet. Once all characters have been found, rearrange the letters to reveal a secret message from Brandi & Michelle. When you are done, fill in the bottom and put your completed sheet in the box for a chance to win a free book. Winners will be chosen at random in February. Good luck!

12 Jan 2023 Emoji Maker: Art Interactive (For teens in grade 7-12 and 2022 high school graduates) 1/12/2023 - 2/8/2023
Design, draw, and display a new emoji in the teen area, starting January 12! What emoji do you wish were on your phone? Draw or use a CG maker to create your entry—one winner will get some emoji swag! For teens in Grade 7-12.
20 Jan 2023 Colorful Yarn Snowman (Adult; Ages 18+) 1/20/2023 - 1/26/2023

Take home kit with supplies to make a colorful yarn snowman. Registration is required and opens January 15. Kits are available for pick-up beginning January 20.

21 Jan 2023 Popping Boba Lemonade (For teens in grade 7-12 and 2022 high school graduates) 1/21/2023 - 1/31/2023

Pick-Up: January 21-31 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
Stir up this easy refreshment with sweet, lychee popping boba in a tart lemonade. Registration opens January 7 at: bit.ly/bellyabobalemon 

21 Jan 2023 Beaded Bunny Bookmark Kit (For teens in grade 7-12 and 2022 high school graduates) 1/21/2023 - 1/31/2023

Pick-Up: January 21-31 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.
You can never have too many bookmarks: handcraft a rabbit for your reading using wooden beads and colorful yarn! Make one for yourself or a friend! Registration opens January 7 at: bit.ly/bellyabeadedbunny

21 Jan 2023 Emoji Coasters Kit (For teens grades 7-12 and 2022 high school graduates) 1/21/2023 - 1/31/2023
Pick-Up: January 21-31 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.

Why should your phone have all the fun? Bring emoji art into the real world with these painted cork coasters—make your fave emoji faces! Registration opens January 7 at: bit.ly/bellyaemoji

21 Jan 2023 DIY Smiley Bracelet Kit (For teens in grade 7-12 and 2022 high school graduates) 1/21/2023 - 1/31/2023
Pick-Up: January 21-31 • For teens in Grade 7-12 and 2022 high school grads.

Give yourself a reason to smile with this bracelet craft, using multicolored happy face beads and more! Registration opens January 7 at: bit.ly/bellyadiysmiley 

25 Jan 2023 Baby and Toddler Storytime (Ages birth-2) 1/25/2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tuesdays, repeated on Wednesdays, 10-11 am 

Join Brandi each Tuesday or Wednesday in January for fun and engaging storytimes geared toward children, ages birth through 2 years, with a parent or caregiver. Each storytime will feature stories, songs, rhymes, and/or other age-appropriate activities.

25 Jan 2023 Coloring with Cops (pre-K through 6th Grade) 1/25/2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, Jan 25, 4-5 pm

Join Roger Cox, Community Relations Coordinator for Bellevue Police Department, and several Bellevue Police Officers in person for a calming hour of coloring. We might even have a visit from Pawficer Mo and Officer Meyers! Coloring sheets & implements provided.

26 Jan 2023 Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5) 1/26/2023 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.

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11 January 2023

All the Feels Challenge (All Ages)!

via Beanstack

Experience all the feels this winter! Learn about the history of emojis, explore the importance of emotions, and discover fun activities to express yourself fully. From January 1-31, the Bellevue...
6 December 2022

Cozy Winter Raffle

We're teaming up with the local food pantry to fight hunger in Bellevue! Please drop off your nonperishable food and hygiene items in the blue bins inside the library or give online at:...
1 December 2022

Snow Many Books Challenge (All ages)

December 1-31

End the year with a new challenge! Can you earn all the winter forest animal badges? Log your reading (or listening—audiobooks count!) all month long to complete the set. A holiday giveaway:...

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