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August 2020

Consumer Reports Online Tutorial

August 11th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Did you know that the Bourbonnais Public library subscribes to Consumer Reports Online? Join us for this online tutorial about how to use the website to research product reviews and ratings! This virtual event will take place via Zoom. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/99677064942

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Family Trivia Night

August 18th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a night of family fun with a quiz for the whole family! Register by emailing rparilca@bourbonnaislibrary.org.

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Virtual Book Club at Night

August 19th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another Virtual Book Club. We will be discussing The Seven and a Half Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. This virtual event will take place via Zoom! This title is available to download for Bourbonnais cardholders on Hoopla Digital.  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/98512156603 Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed... again. It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is…

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Morning Virtual Book Club

August 27th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for another Virtual Book Club. We will be discussing The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan. This virtual event will take place via Zoom! . This title is available to download for Bourbonnais cardholders on Hoopla Digital.  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/91935949775 Collecting things dropped or left behind by others and writing stories about them as a tribute to the fiancée who died the day he lost one of her keepsakes, a man bequeaths his estate to his unsuspecting…

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September 2020

Book Club in the Garden-RESCHEDULED

September 8th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Due to weather this event has been rescheduled to September 15. Join us for a book discussion outside in our community garden! We will be discussing My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie. This event will be located in our community garden right next to the Library! Please bring your own lawn chair and coffee. This title is available to download for Bourbonnais cardholders on Hoopla Digital. In the event of inclement weather, book club will meet September…

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Creativebug Online Tutorial

September 17th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Interested in taking your crafting skills to the next level? Join us for this online tutorial about Creativebug, an online resource that has thousands of arts and crafts classes! Library staff will show you how to access the website and how to find classes and patterns for all of your crafting needs! This virtual event will take place via Zoom. Please email csteinke@bourbonnaislibrary.org to register for this event.  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/96837527281

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Banned Books Discussion

September 23rd @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In honor of Banned Books Week, join us for a Zoom discussion about banned books, censorship, and inclusivity. This virtual event will take place via Zoom! Please email csteinke@bourbonnaislibrary.org to register for this event.

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Threat Level Trivia: An Office Virtual Trivia Night

September 25th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bears, Beets, and Beating your family and friends at online trivia-that’s the dream. Put your Office knowledge to the test with the Bourbonnais Public Library! This fun and free virtual event is for adult Office fans of all ages! The winner will earn a prize! Registration is required. Please email Cassidy at csteinke@bourbonnaislibrary.org to reserve your spot.

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October 2020

How to Save Money on Food Presentation

October 6th @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

At the end of a busy day, when you’re hungry and tired, do you go home knowing you’re all set to prepare a tasty, healthy dinner, or do you pick up food at the most convenient spot?  Are you happy with the amount of money you spend on food every month? In this lesson, we’ll examine strategies that you can use to keep food costs low. Learn to create a realistic food plan that balances money, time, and nutritional needs.…

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Virtual Crossword Club

October 20th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you a crossword puzzle enthusiast and want to share that enthusiasm with others? Then join us for a virtual crossword club and help solve a puzzle as a group. This event will take place via Zoom. Email csteinke@bourbonnaislibrary to register for this event.

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