For All Ages

The Friends of the Library Present Author Joanne Zienty

October 18th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us as we kick off National Friends of the Library Week with an appearance by Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest winner, Joanne Zienty as she talks about her writing career, the publishing industry and her award winning novel The Things We Save. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing with a portion of the cost being donated to the Friends by Ms. Zienty. All ages are welcome. If you have ever dreamed of having your book published, this is an event you should not miss!

Divergent Party

April 9th, 2014, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Based on the series by Veronica Roth and the recently released film, BPL's "Divergent Party" celebrates the five factions of Dauntless, Abnegation, Amity, Erudite, and Candor. Games, crafts, trivia, body art and more are planned to help you find your own faction. Will you be one of the Divergent?

Family Game Night

April 2nd, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Turn off the TV and the computer, put down your smart phone or tablet and join us for an "old fashioned" night of fun and games for the whole family. There will be board games, puzzles, mind benders and more. This program is for families with children ages 3-17. No registration is required.