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Activity Kits

Pick up in YA Zone

September 6: Back to School Slime
September 19: Basket Weaving

New kits for tweens and teens in grades 4-12 will be available on the above dates. Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis. Pick up in the YA Zone - one kit per person please!

For more info contact Tristyn, tparker@bcfls.org.

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”

― Logan Pearsall Smith

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Want more information?

Contact Tiffany at

(724) 287-1715 or tharkleroad@bcfls.org

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Mario Kart Racing Tournament

September 17, 1-3pm
YA Zone

Come show off your Mario Kart skills and compete to win the cup! Grades 4-12 welcome.

Advanced registration required, limited spots available! Contact Tristyn at tparker@bcfls.org to register by September 13.

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Kazoo Karaoke

September 29, 6-7pm
YA Zone

What's the buzz at the BAPL? Why it's a cacophony of kazoos, of course! Tweens and teens grades 4-12 are welcome to join us for a quirky karaoke party! Choose your favorite songs to "sing" along with! Don't worry, kazoos will be provided.

Please contact Tristyn at tparker@bcfls.org for more info.

Volunteer at the Library!


Would you like to volunteer at the library?

Email Ms. Tiffany at tharkleroad@bcfls.org for more information on how you can!

Teen Zone

Tween programs are for students in grades 4 to 6.


Teen programs are for individuals in grades 7 to 12.

Video Games

The library has an Xbox and Wii, along with many games for each, that only teens are allowed to use.  Contact Ms. Tristyn for information on availability.

Board Games

Play one of our many board games with your friends at the library.

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