June 21 – June 27
The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library is open for curbside pick-up, reference phone services, and indoor appointments Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To make an appointment for computer use, please call the Non-Fiction Desk at 423-472-2163, ext. 126. For all other appointments, please call the Administrative Assistant at 423-472-2163, ext. 110.
For more information, please see the sections titled Curbside Pick-Up and 5-Phase Reopening Plan. Our online resources and virtual programs will remain available through our website and social media, and we hope to continue working through these trying times together.
Wednesday and Friday
Stop by from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and pick up a free breakfast to go! There will be a table set up on the 8th Street loading dock. Library staff ask that only one family member pick up breakfast for each youth in the family, age 18 and under, one per child. They also ask everyone to wait for the person on the loading dock to complete their pick up before approaching the table, in the interest of social distancing.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Stop by from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and pick up a free lunch to go! We will have a table set up on the 8th Street loading dock. Staff again ask that only one family member pick up breakfast for each youth in the family, age 18 and under, one per child. They also ask everyone to wait for the person on the loading dock to complete their pick up before approaching the table, in the interest of social distancing.
Summer Reading Crafts for Everyone
Join the library on Facebook Live at 3 p.m. for a crafting time for all ages! During Summer Reading, the library is providing many of the supplies for our Summer-Themed crafts, so make sure to stop by the 8th Street Loading Dock on Project Pack Days to get your supplies and a list of anything else you'll need to craft with us!
Baby Book Worms
The library will be streaming Story Time for ages 3 years and under with crafts, music and stories. Join on Facebook Live at 10:30 a.m.
Weekly Project Pack Pick-Up
Stop by the library's loading dock site on the 8th Street side of the library from 12:30 to 2 p.m. to pick up activities and craft supplies for All ages for the upcoming week. Thank you for observing social distancing and letting people on the loading dock complete their interaction before approaching.
Zumba for All Ages
Want a fun new way to get in shape while staying at home? Zumba for All Ages is now streaming through zumba.dance! Registration with zumba.dance is required, but library classes are free of charge. Find the link on the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library Facebook page, Mondays and Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Teens ages 13-19 are invited to join in at 4:30 p.m. on the Discord App as the library continues adventures with characters based on the Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. This program encourages critical thinking, skill building, and teamwork to solve puzzles and complete quests. If you have any questions or concerns, or need information on accessing the Discord server, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Origami Scene
Explore the art of folding pages at 4:30 p.m. on Facebook Live, with a fun summer challenge for June and July. Learn how to craft cute origami scenes based on our Summer Reading Program's weekly themes, and send photos of your scenes to email@example.com! Every qualifying photo will equal one entry into our Summer Origami Prize Drawing. One photo per household per week. Drawing will take place at the end of the Summer Reading Program.
Story Time in the Garden
This will be a lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years with crafts, music and stories, all set in a garden. Join in on Facebook Live at 10:30 a.m.
Summer Family STEAM with Mr. Mike
Join in on Facebook Live at 2:30 p.m. for fun science activities that you can do at home with your family!
Draw with Becca
Whether drawing is old or new to you, follow along with Becca for some drawing basics! Find her on Facebook at 3 p.m.
Crossover Book Club
This club is for adults interested in crossing over to YA fiction and reading the exciting stories written for teens. Join in on the Zoom App for a rambling discussion about what we've been reading! This month, the club will discuss "The Guinevere Deception" by Kiersten White. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom access.
History Moments with Margot
Join the head of the library's History Branch and Archives on Facebook Live at 11 a.m. as she shares moments from and pieces of our local history, as well as ways to preserve history for ourselves and our families.
Musical Stories with Darryl the Cat
Join Library Director Andrew Hunt and his cat, Darryl, for musical stories for the whole family. This will be on Facebook at 2 p.m.
Summer Drive-in Series: The BFG
This summer, the library’s weekly movies series will be shown every Saturday at 9:30 p.m. in the main parking lot. This week, watch an orphan girl befriend a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they must try to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
Space in the parking lot is limited on a first come, first served basis. All attendees must stay in or on their own personal vehicle, with the exception of the “Family Circles.” Snacks will not be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Thank you in advance for disposing of your trash responsibly. Weather permitting.
“Family Circles”: There will be three socially distant “Family Circles” close to the screen, where a family can watch the movie outside of their car. This option is also first come, first served. Please park your vehicle in the library staff parking lot (the lot across the street) and walk over to an open circle. You may want to bring lawn chairs/blankets to sit on.
5-Phase Reopening Plan
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