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250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
1-815-933-1727 bourbonnaislibrary.org

November 2019

Oh, Baby!

November 18th @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages birth through 18 months, with a caregiver. Infants and young toddlers will have a blast at this storytime just for them! Oh, Baby! supports early development and models how caregivers can build preliteracy skills. Enjoy board books, classic rhymes, hands-on play, lots of funny faces—while hanging out with other parents and babies! With Ms. Kat and her friend Roger.

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Big Kid Books

November 18th @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Twinkle Twinkle Storytime

November 18th @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For all ages!  Our evening storytime offers something for everyone! Books shine bright in the evening, so bring the whole family share stories and songs together. With Ms. Mary and her friend Caspian.

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Toddler Town

November 19th @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Barbie Club

November 19th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Everyone of all ages welcome!

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Tech Thursdays

November 21st @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 1st, 2020

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Thursday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Thursday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Service Day for High Schoolers

November 23rd @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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High Schoolers who need or want volunteer hours are encouraged to register for a service day at the library! Students will assist us with special projects and learn behind-the-scenes info about how a library works. Please call 815-933-1727 or register at the front desk.

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Oh, Baby!

November 25th @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages birth through 18 months, with a caregiver. Infants and young toddlers will have a blast at this storytime just for them! Oh, Baby! supports early development and models how caregivers can build preliteracy skills. Enjoy board books, classic rhymes, hands-on play, lots of funny faces—while hanging out with other parents and babies! With Ms. Kat and her friend Roger.

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Big Kid Books

November 25th @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Service Day for High Schoolers

November 25th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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High Schoolers who need or want volunteer hours are encouraged to register for a service day at the library! Students will assist us with special projects and learn behind-the-scenes info about how a library works. Please call 815-933-1727 or register at the front desk.

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Toddler Town

November 26th @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Barbie Club

November 26th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Everyone of all ages welcome!

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December 2019

Twinkle Twinkle Storytime

December 2nd @ 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For all ages!  Our evening storytime offers something for everyone! Books shine bright in the evening, so bring the whole family share stories and songs together. With Ms. Mary and her friend Caspian.

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Oh, Baby!

December 2nd @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages birth through 18 months, with a caregiver. Infants and young toddlers will have a blast at this storytime just for them! Oh, Baby! supports early development and models how caregivers can build preliteracy skills. Enjoy board books, classic rhymes, hands-on play, lots of funny faces—while hanging out with other parents and babies! With Ms. Kat and her friend Roger.

Find out more »

Big Kid Books

December 2nd @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

Find out more »

Toddler Town

December 3rd @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

Find out more »

Tech Thursdays

December 5th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 1st, 2020

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Thursday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Thursday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Tech Saturday

December 7th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Saturday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby one Saturday a month, in the morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Saturday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Barbie Club

December 7th @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 21st, 2019 at 10:30 am

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Welcome to Barbi-nnais! We provide the dolls, accessories, and playsets--you just provide the imagination! It’s a great chance to make new friends while you make-believe…

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Life-Sized Gingerbread Craft

December 7th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Create a gingerbread friend as big as you are! It’s fun to trace your shape and see what your ginger-self looks like. Then have fun decorating your big paper “cookie” with anything you like and enjoy a homemade holiday decoration!

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Twinkle Twinkle Storytime

December 9th @ 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For all ages!  Our evening storytime offers something for everyone! Books shine bright in the evening, so bring the whole family share stories and songs together. With Ms. Mary and her friend Caspian.

Find out more »

Oh, Baby!

December 9th @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages birth through 18 months, with a caregiver. Infants and young toddlers will have a blast at this storytime just for them! Oh, Baby! supports early development and models how caregivers can build preliteracy skills. Enjoy board books, classic rhymes, hands-on play, lots of funny faces—while hanging out with other parents and babies! With Ms. Kat and her friend Roger.

Find out more »

Big Kid Books

December 9th @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

Find out more »

Toddler Town

December 10th @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Read Between the Lines Book Club

December 10th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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BPL’s Read Between the Lines Book Club is our longest-running book club and has been here for 7 years! This is a strictly fiction book discussion that meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 10 am. One Day in December by Josie Silver “This novel is a romance that begins with a chance connection at a bus stop and brews in secret over a number of years. It follows two young Londoners after a missed connection alters the course…

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Holiday Gift Wrapping Workshop

December 10th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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The Friends of the Bourbonnais Librarygroup will be presenting their annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Workshop on Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 pm. Bring one boxed gift to wrap. This is a free program. Ages 12 and younger must have adult supervision. No registration is necessary.

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Tech Thursdays

December 12th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 1st, 2020

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Thursday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Thursday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Jingle Books Storytime

December 14th @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Twinkle Twinkle Storytime

December 16th @ 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For all ages!  Our evening storytime offers something for everyone! Books shine bright in the evening, so bring the whole family share stories and songs together. With Ms. Mary and her friend Caspian.

Find out more »

Oh, Baby!

December 16th @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages birth through 18 months, with a caregiver. Infants and young toddlers will have a blast at this storytime just for them! Oh, Baby! supports early development and models how caregivers can build preliteracy skills. Enjoy board books, classic rhymes, hands-on play, lots of funny faces—while hanging out with other parents and babies! With Ms. Kat and her friend Roger.

Find out more »

Big Kid Books

December 16th @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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The Santa Clause Movie

December 16th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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BPL’s  Monday Movie event features movie screenings from a wide variety of genres. This month’s film is the holiday favorite, The Santa Clause!  “ The first film in the Santa Clause film series, it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ordinary man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve. When he and his young son, Charlie, finish St. Nick's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole where Scott learns that he must…

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Toddler Town

December 17th @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19th, 2019

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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For ages 12 months through 36 months, with a caregiver. No registration needed. Designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and their little walkers-and-talkers. Short books are paired with songs, fingerplays, games, and other silliness. Everyone works together to share stories and make a positive experience for our young and restless learners! With Ms. Rory and her friend Leroy.

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Tuesdays with Books Club

December 17th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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The Tuesdays with Books Club has been meeting at the library for 4 years. It’s the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 10 am-11 am in the White Oak Room. We read an assortment of fiction with the occasional non-fiction title. Send Down the Rain by Charles Martin “When Allie loses her second husband to a car accident, traumatized Vietnam War veteran  Joseph reemerges from her past in time for them both to find comfort with one another, but a…

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Tech Thursdays

December 19th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 1st, 2020

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Thursday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Thursday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Barbie Club

December 21st @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 21st, 2019 at 10:30 am

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Welcome to Barbi-nnais! We provide the dolls, accessories, and playsets--you just provide the imagination! It’s a great chance to make new friends while you make-believe…

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Interactive Elf Movie

December 23rd @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Watch your favorite holiday movie with a bag of snacks and props to play along! We’ll be singing, laughing, and enjoying sweet treats. Don’t be a cotton-headed ninny-muggins--come get goofy with us! Register at the Circulation Desk.

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Tech Thursdays

December 26th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 1st, 2020

Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Tech Thursday is a drop-in time for patrons to ask their questions about technology (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). We hold this event in the lobby every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. Tech Thursday is also a time to promote the apps that our patrons can access on their devices, as well as promote the Kindles that patrons can check out.

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Let’s Play Word Winder!

December 30th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bourbonnais Library, 250 W John Casey Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States
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Join us for an awesome game of finding and connecting words. A mix of Boggle and Bananagrams, this challenging but easy-to-learn game is a team effort, so no pressure! Refreshments (and hints) provided.

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