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D&D Library Talk: Episode Six

Thursday, June 17, 2021
D&D Library Talk
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D&D Library Talk is our podcast on the ins and outs of RPG systems, like Dungeons and Dragons! We talk about how to make sure everyone enjoys the game, whether as a player or game master. Episode six focuses on different sources of inspiration for a D&D game, with an emphasis on free resources available at the library or online. We also briefly share our personal favorite sources of inspiration.

Age 12 and up. Access archived and future podcasts and resources on our D&D Library Talk webpage.
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All-Ages Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Tails and Tales
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Read for fun, complete activities, and earn tickets towards prize drawings! Our summer reading games are a fun and free way to engage all age groups in exploring new ideas, books, and activities. Register online and between June 1 and August 1, you can earn points for every 30 minutes you spend reading and for trying different activities. At different point levels, you become eligible to earn badges and prizes.

Register and learn more about the various categories and prizes for children (ages birth–12), teens (ages 12–19), and adults (age 18 and up).

There will be a community-wide reading goal of 1,000,000 minutes, resulting in a $1,000 donation from the Friends of the Library to Monroe County Humane Association!
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Virtual Animal Adventures: Python

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Virtual Animal Adventures: Python
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View real animals from the Indian Creek Zoo in Michigan and learn about different kinds of animals from around the world with the help of friendly puppets. Visit mcpl.info/animaladventures to view these professionally-produced recorded videos by Alex Thomas and Friends. Enjoy this educational and entertaining program anytime during the week (Monday–Sunday) before the link expires. All ages.
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VITAL English Language Group: Book Club

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Other
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Learners enjoy friendly conversation, learn about daily life in the US, gain confidence, and meet new people from around the world.  The Book Club is currently reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding. 
 
Virtual English Language groups take place on Zoom.  Fill out the request form to get started.
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No-Sew Pet Toys: A Take and Make Kids Program

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
No-Sew Pet Toys: A Take and Make Kids Program
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If you love helping others and spreading kindness, join us on Zoom to make no-sew pet toy donations that are sure to make some tails wag! After the program, you can deliver your toy to the Bloomington Animal Shelter or a children's information desk at the Library and a staff member will drop it off to our furry friends! Ages 7–12. Please register with a valid email address. A link to the Zoom program, and a form to set a date/location for picking up your kit between May 10–June 14, will be emailed to you upon registration.
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Among Us on Discord

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Among Us on Discord
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Join other teens and our staff on Discord to play Among Us and root out the Imposter. 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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VITAL English Language Group: Conversation

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Other
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Learners enjoy friendly conversation, learn about daily life in the US, gain confidence, and meet new people from around the world.  

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

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Night Owl Storytime
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Are your little ones at daycare or preschool during the day? Join us for this live interactive evening Zoom event. Spend quality time with your child while enjoying stories, songs, and fingerplays––then relax with some bedtime yoga! Feel free to wear your jammies and bring your stuffed animal friends! Ages birth–6 and families. Please register with a valid email address. The Zoom link to this program will be emailed to you upon registration.
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