Open House at the Library

22 04 2013

Join us for the next OH events 3:30 – 4:30pm:

  • Tuesday, April 23rd  3:30 – 4:30
  • Thursday May 9 and Tuesday, May 21

Enjoy your space with games, computers, books, and more!  Snacks will be available for sale to support upcoming library events.

BNS students can join with their adult. BCS students can join with or without their adult.
woman and girl reading

Kicking back at Open House


Poem in Your Pocket Day – 4/18

18 04 2013

Girls with pocket-sized poems

Here are two for you:


The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.

–Carl Sandburg

There was an Old Man with a Beard

There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, “It is just as I feared!—
Two Owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard.

Edward Lear

Author Laura Hulbert Visits BNS

16 04 2013

Author Laura Hulbert Visits BNS

Laura Hulbert, author of Who Has This Tail? visited all of the pre-k and kindergarten classes this morning. A great time was had by all and everyone learned a lot about how different kinds of animals use their tails. Laura signed copies of her book which the library will distribute to each pre-k and kindergarten classroom.

Buy copies of Who Has This Tail? or Laura’s other book, Who Has These Feet? from the BNS iStore!


More Open House for Spring

2 04 2013

We had a great time in March.  Join us in April!  3:30 – 4:30 Thursday April 11 and Tuesday, April 23

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Masterminds at Open House

14 03 2013

Join us next time on Tuesday, March 19th, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

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Author/Illustrator Abby Hanlon Visits BNS This Thursday

12 03 2013


We are delighted to announce that  Abby Hanlon will be visiting the library on Thursday, March 14! She meet with the BNS first grade classes to talk about her new book, Ralph Tells a Story.

Ralph Tells a Story is about a boy struggling to get over a serious case of writer’s block. With a little help from his his teacher, who tells him “stories are everywhere,” and a darling bunch of supportive classmates, he finds his writer’s voice.

Hanlon has received universally glowing reviews of her debut book. Kirkus Reviews calls Ralph Tells a Story,  “an engaging mix of gentle behavior modeling and inventive story ideas that may well provide just the push needed to get some budding young writers off and running.”

Copies of Ralph Tells a Story will be available in the Library and will also be featured on the BNS iStore.

It’s Your Library – Open House After-school

2 03 2013

More to come!
Thursday March 7 and Tuesday, March 19
Thursday April 11 and Tuesday, April 23
Thursday May 9 and Tuesday, May 21


relaxing and reading

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comics and games

girl on computer
computer time
doing homework

homework together


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