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Laugh Line

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Laugh Line
All Branches
Call (812) 349-3208 to hear a kid-friendly joke! Jokes change daily Monday–Friday by 5 PM. This program is geared towards ages 7–12, but all ages are welcome!
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The Coiled Crown: A Fantasy-Themed Digital Escape Room

Sunday, January 31, 2021
Coiled Crown: A Fantasy-Themed Digital Escape Room
All Branches
Journey into a ruined fantasy world in search of an ancient queen's crown. Inspired by games like Dark Souls, Mortal Shell, and Metroid, you'll need to unearth the forgotten lore of haunted places like the Netherworld Forest, Scorched Keep, and Lost Catacombs in order to solve the adventure's puzzles. Age 12 and up. Get started at mcpl.info/coiledcrown.
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Borax Crystal Growing: A Take & Make Teen Program

Monday, January 25, 2021
Borax Crystal Growing: A Take & Make Teen Program
All Branches
Learn how to use borax and pipe cleaners to grow your own crystals at home! Ages 12–19. Follow this link to register for the associated Take and Make Kit and to set up a pick-up date and location between January 11–25. This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel, beginning January 11. It will be available anytime after.
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Virtual Storytime: Adventures with Polar Animals!

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Virtual Storytime
All Branches
Join us for a fun (and short!) storytime on YouTube. This week Kim shares stories and songs all about polar animals! Rhymes, songs, and a story help preschoolers practice early literacy skills. Geared to ages 2–6, but all welcome to watch!

*** This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel, premiering January 12 at 10 AM. It will be archived and available on the same YouTube channel thereafter. ***
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Dine Out for the Library at Cafe Pizzaria

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Dine Out for the Library at Cafe Pizzaria, Tuesdays, January 12 and 19. Try their delicious fresh pizza, Italian sandwiches, Pizzaria classics like the California Natural and Black Bean Burger, and more for lunch or dinner. Show your flyer when you dine or carry out with curbside service, and Cafe Pizzaria will donate 20% of your tab to make great Library resources possible. Since 1953, when Cafe Pizzaria served Bloomington its first taste of pizza, they’ve been continuing with their original plan for success, the finest ingredients, prepared fresh and served in their special way. Support local businesses and your public library when you show your flyer and Dine Out for the Library!
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Teen Services Online

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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All Branches
While the physical libraries are closed, your virtual teen space is waiting for you on Discord! Join the Library for all your teen space fun, Monday and Wednesday from 3–5 PM and Tuesday and Thursday from 3–7 PM! To join you must be between the ages of 13–19 and live in Monroe County.

Fill out the form at mcpl.info/discord if you want to participate! A teen librarian will respond as soon as they can with an invite link.
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Movie Tuesday

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Movie Tuesday
All Branches
Join us on Discord to binge some movies and hang out! We have tons of movies to choose from and will be taking suggestions and voting on what to watch each week. Ages 13–19. To participate, sign up for a server invite link at mcpl.info/discord, if you haven't already, then drop in.
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Wind Down and Charge Up Virtual Yoga

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
All Branches
Discover why yoga is such a powerful tool for keeping you healthy in body, mind, and spirit with Robin Halpin Young of Maxwell House Yoga. The focus of this restorative yoga class will be to wind down, relax, stretch, and recharge. This program is suitable for people age 12 and up and of most physical abilities.

***Please register for this virtual program series with a valid, non-school email address. The Zoom link for the series will be emailed to you upon registration.
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