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3D Design Challenge

Friday, October 16, 2020
Brookfield Public Library
Whether you’ve a total beginner or an experienced pro, join us for our 3D Design Challenge! Watch our Tinkercad tutorial on YouTube and design your creation. Then, at the end of the Challenge week, show off your design and see other teens’ projects at our virtual Show & Tell. All participants’ designs will be printed after the program! 

October Challenge: Design your dream house.
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How to Draw Pokemon

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
How to Draw Pokemon
Brookfield Public Library
Learn about Pokémon characters and how to draw them. 

Sign up to receive an instructional video with step-by-guidance from instructor Christine Thornton. Then, using simple drawing supplies like pencil, eraser, colored pencils and thin sharpies for outlining, draw the Pokémon of your choice and share it in the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1CjvXB567.


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Fantastic 4s & 5s

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us for a virtual storytime especially designed for children ages 4-5 years. Be sure to tune in on Facebook Live to join the fun.
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Chair Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga in this online version of her hit class.

You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email after registration.
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Geek Lab - Cartesian Diver

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
 Experiment with Ms. Karen on Facebook Live! Some of the supplies for this experiment will be provided by the library. Please call us at 708-485-6917 x141 to reserve your kit, which includes:
Pipettes
Bolts
Squid (optional but fun)
You supply:
1 or 2 liter bottle
Water
Glass of water
Eye dropper can be used instead of pipette
Food coloring (optional)
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Remembering Marshall Fields

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
For more than 150 years, Marshall Field and Co. reigned as Chicago's leading department store. This talk with Leslie Goddard traces the store's history from 1852 to its demise in 2006. Photos, ads, postcards, and memorabilia trace the store's cherished traditions - the Walnut Room, the legendary window displays, and, of course, Frango Mints. Based on Goddard's book, Remembering Marshall Field's.

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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How to Draw Pokemon

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
How to Draw Pokemon
Brookfield Public Library
Learn about Pokémon characters and how to draw them. 

Sign up to receive an instructional video with step-by-guidance from instructor Christine Thornton. Then, using simple drawing supplies like pencil, eraser, colored pencils and thin sharpies for outlining, draw the Pokémon of your choice and share it in the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1CjvXB567.


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Roblox

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library

Play Roblox with Alan from the comfort of home, even in pajamas or robes! Register today today and get your game on!

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CP Girl Scout Troop

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Virtual
Zoom meeting of Congress Park Girl Scout Troop.
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Falling for Fall

All Day
Brookfield Public Library
Leaves are falling everywhere! Take a photo of your favorite fall scenery and email it by Saturday of each week to reference@brookfieldlibrary.info to be entered into a weekly contest! Winners will be notified the following week.
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How to Draw Pokemon

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
How to Draw Pokemon
Brookfield Public Library
Learn about Pokémon characters and how to draw them. 

Sign up to receive an instructional video with step-by-guidance from instructor Christine Thornton. Then, using simple drawing supplies like pencil, eraser, colored pencils and thin sharpies for outlining, draw the Pokémon of your choice and share it in the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1CjvXB567.


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How to Draw Pokemon

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
How to Draw Pokemon
Brookfield Public Library
Learn about Pokémon characters and how to draw them. 

Sign up to receive an instructional video with step-by-guidance from instructor Christine Thornton. Then, using simple drawing supplies like pencil, eraser, colored pencils and thin sharpies for outlining, draw the Pokémon of your choice and share it in the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1CjvXB567.


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How to Draw Pokemon

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
How to Draw Pokemon
Brookfield Public Library
Learn about Pokémon characters and how to draw them. 

Sign up to receive an instructional video with step-by-guidance from instructor Christine Thornton. Then, using simple drawing supplies like pencil, eraser, colored pencils and thin sharpies for outlining, draw the Pokémon of your choice and share it in the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/1CjvXB567.


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Anime Club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Image from the show Cowboy Bebop with the text Anime Club
Brookfield Public Library
Like Anime and Manga? Join the Anime Club to watch the latest shows and discuss our favorite manga! 

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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Birth to Three Jamboree

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
We invite you to a virtual early literacy class for babies & toddlers from birth - 3 years old as we present on Facebook Live.
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Move and Groove

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Get your groove on with stories as we present this rhythmic storytime on Facebook Live.
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Brookfield Public Library - Department Head Meeting

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Conference Room
Staff development/meeting
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Teen String Pull Art

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Virtual
Get creative with Sting Pull Art and Ms. Susan on Facebook LiveBelow are the supplies you will need:
1) String or thin yarn
2) Liquid bottled acrylic paint- You will need at least 2 colors, but you can have more of your choice.
3) Paper plates
4) Popsicle sticks or plastic utensils
5) Paint brush
6) Canvas- We will provide these for you to pick up. Please call us to reserve your canvas at 708-485-6917 x140 or email us at youth@brookfieldlibrary.info.
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Craft & Tea Time

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Hang out with your fellow crafters and show us what you've been working on. Plus, see what we're creating with the Library's makerspace machines!

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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Relax & Read to the Dogs

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
The Hinsdale Humane Society brings READ to the Dogs on Zoom! 

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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Terrific 2s and 3s

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us for this virtual storytime especially created for children ages 2-3 years with caregivers on Facebook Live.
Little people will enjoy stories, sing songs and learn new rhymes. 
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Homework Help-Middle School Edition

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Calling all middle school kids! Let's learn how to use Tutor.com on Zoom to get help with writing papers and other challenging assignments.
 
Registration required. 

We will be meeting on Zoom for this class. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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In the Belly of the Beast: King in Chicago

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Dr. Martin Luther King's journey to the mountaintop included many stops along the way. Between Montgomery and Memphis, he visited Chicago many times in pursuit of justice. History seems to have ignored or forgotten these incredible chapters in his life, and today they feel as relevant as they were 50 years ago. Join historian Clarence Goodman for this extraordinary narrative in an extraordinary life.

This program will be presented online using Zoom. You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email in your registration confirmation.
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Fantastic 4s & 5s

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookfield Public Library
Storytime Room
Join us for a virtual storytime especially designed for children ages 4-5 years. Be sure to tune in on Facebook Live to join the fun.
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Chair Yoga

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Brookfield Public Library
Learn the basics of yoga without getting down on the floor. Susan Wilkens, co-owner and co-founder of Dancing Cranes will be leading us through a peaceful and mindful session of chair yoga in this online version of her hit class.

You will receive instructions for signing into the event by email after registration.
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