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Adult Events

  1. National Handwriting Day Celebration

    January 23, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library, Main Floor

    Celebrate National Handwriting Day at the library. A library staff member will be making bookmarks handwritten in Spencerian Script for patrons. National Handwriting Day was started to re-introduce one’s self to a pen or pencil and a piece of paper. According to the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association, it is a chance for all to re-explore the purity and power of handwriting. January 23rd was chosen as this is the birth date of John Hancock. John Hancock was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.

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Bookmobile

  1. Bookmobile Route 10

    January 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:45 PM @ Wing School 10:00-1:45

    All Bookmobile stops are open to the public!

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Children's Library

  1. Lapsit Baby Story Time

    January 23, 2020, 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM @ Children's Library Story Room

    This story time is for children held in caregiver laps for books, songs, and puppets. Through this story time interaction, your baby will develop language and social skills. Plus, story time fosters a close emotional relationship between you and your baby. Babies learn to associate books with the pleasure of being with parents, and this pleasure will translate to a love of reading.

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  2. Preschool Story Time

    January 23, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM @ Children's Library Story Room

    This story time focuses on books, puppets, and songs. Speaking puppets help bring stories to life and spark the imagination in your child. Our main focus at Preschool Story Time is to instill a love of reading, encourage creativity, and help children become aware of the world around them.

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  3. Wiggle Time

    January 23, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Library Story Room

    Wiggle Time is an hour long free-play for children and their parents or caregivers. They are invited to explore a mix of play experiences including blocks, puppets/puppet stage, dramatic play toys, trampoline, and other play equipment. Adults must be in attendance at all times and are responsible for children's safety.

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  4. Little Songbirds

    January 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Library Story Room

    Focusing on developmental milestones, this early music program is a great way to introduce music to young children. Classes will focus on singing, movement, instrument play, and dance to achieve early developmental milestones, bonding between child and caregiver, and a love of music! (Presented by music therapist, Bobbi Jo Vandal) This program is sponsored by the Center for Technology and Business Women's Leadership Program.

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Main Calendar

  1. Winter Reading Challenge with Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library

    January 23, 2020, All Day

    Get ready to level up your reading this winter, Bismarck! We challenge you to participate in our Winter Reading Challenge, January 20 through March 15. Get registered, track your reading, and complete the challenges using our new online reading challenge platform called Beanstack. You can access Beanstack and our reading challenges online from http://www.bismarcklibrary.org/279/Mobile-Apps, or via any mobile device using the Beanstack app. Read More Info at: http://bismarcklibrary.org/201/Winter-Reading-Challenges

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