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What's Happening at the Town of Ballston Community Library

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Fall Programs

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Ms Ruta Book Buzz Club

Join Miss Ruta on Zoom for a book club for students in grades 5 & 6. In October, we are discussing "Small Spaces," by Katherine Arden, followed by a fun craft. (Materials will be provided prior to the program.)


*Registration required, for grades 5 & 6, please call the Library to either schedule a curbside pickup or drop by our Pop-in Library to pick up a copy of the book.
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Ms. Ruta After-Thoughts Book Club

Join Miss Ruta on Zoom for a book club for students in grades 7-10. In October, we are discussing "A Monster Calls," by Patrick Ness, followed by a fun craft. (Materials will be provided prior to the program.)

**Registration required, for grades 7-10. Please call the Library to either schedule a curbside pickup or drop by our Pop-in Library to pick up a copy of the book.

http://tbcl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=5906&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/10/08

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Kids Cooking via Zoom

Join Jodie Fitz online to practice your cooking skills and make a yummy treat. Ingredient lists and Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the event. To get in the Halloween spirit kids will be making Worm Infested Brownie Bites and Beetle Juice.

For Grades K - 2nd. Registration required.

http://tbcl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=5936&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/10/01


3-5 Grade

http://tbcl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=5937&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/10/01

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Kids Cooking Fall Treat

Join Jodie Fitz online to practice your cooking skills and make a yummy treat. Ingredient lists and Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the event. We're making Cinnamon Apples and Dip Turned into a Turkey along with a Fall Smoothie.

For Grades K-5. Registration required.

http://tbcl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=5935&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2020/11/01

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Zoom Time with Ms. Jane

Join Ms. Jane for the fun of books, rhymes, stories, songs and music to have memorable times with your little one.
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Story Time in the Park

Please join us for Story Time in Jenkins Park! We will gather under the pavilion on Thursdays at 10:30 AM (weather permitting) for stories, rhymes and songs. We will follow all CDC and NYS health guidelines. Please bring chairs or blankets to sit on and we will socially distance. Masks will be required when social distancing cannot be maintained.

This is a drop-in program intended for kids ages 2-5 accompanied by a caregiver, siblings are always welcome.

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Day of the Girl is October 11

In commemoration of the International day of the girl child this 2020, a selection of books dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls.

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Spooky Reads for October

Author Feature

Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Harbor Me, and The Day You Begin, has been named a MacArthur Fellow for redefining children’s and young adult literature. Her work look at complex issues and reflect the lives of children, teenagers, and families.

The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals "who show exceptional creativity in their work. For more on the author see: https://www.jacquelinewoodson.com/