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Laugh Line

Friday, April 30, 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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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Monday, May 31, 2021
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program encouraging you to read 1,000 books with your child before they start kindergarten. The program is self-paced and you decide how often and how long you will read to your child. It can take anywhere from a few months to a few years. When you register for the program, you can come pick up a welcome packet, including a finger puppet and physical reading logs to color in! There will also be occasional surprises throughout the game, like stickers, a halfway-there certificate, and more (you can even earn a happy dance with a librarian)! When you finish the program, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, an invite to a quarterly themed storytime, a free book, and a farm friend adoption kit (just a stuffie, not a real one). Sign up online.

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Park Crawl

Friday, April 30, 2021
Park Crawl
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Join us for a month of sustainable outdoor fun at Bloomington's parks. During the month of April, pick up a Park Crawl game board at the Library or download one here. Try to make it to seven of the eight listed parks as sustainably as possible (biking, walking, running, scooting, or riding a bus) then turn in your completed game card at any Library or Bookmobile location April 5–May 5 to get a free reusable straw while supplies last! All ages. Feel free to share photos using the hashtag #BTownParkCrawl.

A partnership between City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Monroe County Parks and Recreation, and the Library.
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Phone a Poem

Friday, April 30, 2021
Phone a Poem
All Branches
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a series of recordings of family-friendly poems on a variety of topics. Call 812-349-3208 to listen! Recordings will be updated by 5 PM each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in April for a total of 13 delightful poems! All ages.
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Circle Weaving: A Take and Make Kids Program

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Circle Weaving: A Take and Make Kids Program
All Branches
Learn how to reuse an old DVD to create beautiful circle woven art on our YouTube video channel anytime beginning April 1! Participants can register to reserve a Take and Make Kit for this program while supplies last. Ages 7–12. Please register each child individually with a valid, non-school email address. A link to book your kit pickup date (anytime between April 1–30) will be emailed to you.
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VITAL English Language Group: Exploring Poetry

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Other
Improve English language skills while reading and discussing poetry. Expand vocabulary, study descriptive language, and have fun writing short poems. 

Virtual English Language groups take place on Zoom.  Fill out the request form to get started.
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