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Library News: Becker
Posted November 13, 2013
The Becker Friends of the Library are hosting a Make & Take craft day at the Becker Public Library on Monday, Nov. 25. We will make holiday gingerbread houses using graham crackers and assorted candies. Decorating will start at 4:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. We will have several books available for ideas and suggestions including Gingerbread Houses: Baking & Building Memories by Nonnie Cargas. Participation is limited to children ages 7 to 12. Please register by calling the library...
Posted October 28, 2013
The Becker Public Library held two Halloween themed events recently. Magician Bob attended Storytime at the Becker Public Library Oct. 22. As well as performing magic tricks, he provided our preschool library users with lots of hints about having a safe Halloween. Magician Bob reminded the kids to check the batteries in their flashlight before going out on Halloween night, to tip their masks up while walking between houses, and finally, to always, always, have an adult check their candy...
Posted October 21, 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 29 the Becker Public Library is having some Halloween Fun during storytime. Enjoy some Halloween stories, play some games, make a craft and have a fall/Halloween snack. Costumes are welcome but optional for all our young, library friends. Come hoot and holler at 10:30 a.m., Oct. 29.
Posted October 2, 2013
Friends of the Becker Library will again be hosting a USED BOOK & MEDIA SALE here in the library. So get ready to stock up on old favorites or new items. Perhaps a treasure awaits you here at Becker Library. Dates are Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We need your gently used books and media. Bring them to the library any time the library is open...
Posted September 18, 2013
Visit the Becker Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m. for magic, illusions, music and puppetry. The Halloween Safety Magic Show focuses on Trick-or-Treat safety for our young library users. This show is never scary and is guaranteed to entertain while reminding kids to be safe. No registration is required. Specifically for ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome!
Posted September 18, 2013
Becker Public Library is offering free computer basics and Internet help sessions. Learn how to set up an email account, perform a basic web search or use Word and Excel. Our experienced volunteer will work with you one-on-one for 20 minutes. The next computer help session is Tuesday, November 12, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact the Becker Public Library to schedule your session: 763.261.4454. Space is limited.
Posted February 27, 2013
The Winter Reading Program for teens and adults officially ended on Saturday, Feb. 23. The Becker Public Library gave away a variety of prizes to program participants. Each week a special Winter Reading Program mug with coupons for a McDonald's coffee and a DQ Blizzard treat were given. At the end of the program, two lucky participants were awarded wonderful fleece blankets with the Winter Reading Program theme "Escape Into Reading" sewn on the corner. This year, the Friends of...
Posted November 27, 2012
Look for Preschool Story Time to return to the Becker Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. after a brief hiatus. There will be no Preschool Story time events on Dec. 18 and 25, nor on Jan. 1. Preschool Story time is for children ages 2-6. We illustrate the "Every Child Ready to Read" skills needed to promote early literacy. Come visit Ms. Gail and Ms. Jeannette as they read stories, sing songs and make crafts.
Posted May 22, 2012
Bruce the Bug Guy was the attraction at the Becker Library on Tuesday, May 15 for an audience of 115 adults and kids. There were lots of screams and laughs as Bruce pulled out his collection of bugs, moths and spiders. The kids were allowed to hold millipedes, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and huge moths. The audience was also treated in seeing a black scorpion and a tarantula named "Rosie." Bruce the Bug Guy will visit the Becker Public Library again this summer on Thursday, June...
Posted April 21, 2012
The Becker Public Library, with the help of local artist, Alison Love Unzelman, is sponsoring a Collaborative Mural Project for the library. This project is a community effort and we are inviting people of all ages (adults, teens and children two and older) to participate. The mural takes the concept of the Dewey Decimal System and brings it to life on the walls of the Becker Library. Group work for the sixth mural is scheduled to start on February 3, 2014. If you are interested in...