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Today's storytime with Peik-Kuan will keep you guessing about what sea creatures fit all the clues! Watch her read Giant...
07/21/2021
Stay At Home Storytime with CBCPL: Giant Pop Out Ocean

Today's storytime with Peik-Kuan will keep you guessing about what sea creatures fit all the clues! Watch her read Giant Pop-Out Ocean, and see if you can get all the correct answers: https://youtu.be/Ow97-7GYmV8

Join the Youth Librarians and staff of Corvallis-Benton County Public Library for storytimes for kids of all ages! Peik-Kuan is here to share a book that wil...

Update: the kits for delivery have all been claimed, although there are still kits available to pick up in person! Stop ...
07/20/2021

Update: the kits for delivery have all been claimed, although there are still kits available to pick up in person! Stop by the Youth Desk to grab one before they're gone!

Original post: This month, we’re excited to partner again with The Museum of Natural and Cultural History to bring you the Power of Plants—a family program that will inspire learning and tons of hands-on fun. Get a free activity kit (while supplies last) by delivery at the link below, or pick one up in person at the Library, to celebrate plants through experiments, crafts, and more!

Register for a kit through delivery here: https://bit.ly/plant-kit

Watch the accompanying video (you can bookmark this link for later) here: https://vimeo.com/558411503/dc89c04fa0

Teens & tweens, don't miss an awesome opportunity to come to a virtual event with local graphic novelist Breena Bard, Ju...
07/19/2021
Trespassers by Breena Bard | Official Book Trailer

Teens & tweens, don't miss an awesome opportunity to come to a virtual event with local graphic novelist Breena Bard, July 22 at 3 PM! Hear about her writing process, watch a live drawing tutorial, plus two lucky participants will win free, signed copies of Trespassers! Enjoy the book trailer for Trespassers here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zd_3KlLEHgc

Register to attend here: https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/author-visit-graphic-novelist-breena-bard

Gabby Woods is looking forward to another summer vacation at her family's lake house, even though she would rather bury herself in a mystery novel than make ...

Too accurate 😭
07/14/2021

Too accurate 😭

Progress.

Sometimes, learning to do things all by yourself and be an older sibling can be tough! Watch Peik-Kuan's latest storytim...
07/09/2021
Stay At Home Storytime with CBCPL: Toby Is A Big Boy

Sometimes, learning to do things all by yourself and be an older sibling can be tough! Watch Peik-Kuan's latest storytime Toby Is A Big Boy to see how little Toby reacts to big changes: https://youtu.be/AMzhHdgfd28

Join the Youth Librarians and staff of Corvallis-Benton County Public Library for storytimes for kids of all ages! Today Peik-Kuan is sharing Toby Is A Big B...

Start your summer off with a free #PoetryForAccess Craft Kit, made possible by @TheValleyLibrary, the OSU Disability Arc...
07/03/2021

Start your summer off with a free #PoetryForAccess Craft Kit, made possible by @TheValleyLibrary, the OSU Disability Archives, @disabilityequitycenter and distributed by us!

Each kit contains markers, scissors, glitter glue and paperwork from the OSU Disability Archives, to help you create a keyhole poem to enjoy and share.

Register for a kit here:
https://forms.gle/oK3CWUnZckvctQu36

As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday for Independence Day! Browse & Go will be back with our normal hours on Monda...
07/03/2021

As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday for Independence Day! Browse & Go will be back with our normal hours on Monday, July 5th.

As a reminder, we will be closed on Sunday for Independence Day! Browse & Go will be back with our normal hours on Monday, July 5th.

Both of the stories Kristy is sharing today are pretty *eggcellent* if you ask us! Find her reading Peep and Egg: I'm No...
07/01/2021
Stay At Home Storytime with CBCPL: Peep and Egg

Both of the stories Kristy is sharing today are pretty *eggcellent* if you ask us! Find her reading Peep and Egg: I'm Not Hatching, and First the Egg, now on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/bmph6beD-94

Join the Youth Librarians and staff of Corvallis-Benton County Public Library for storytimes for kids of all ages! Kristy is here to share Peep and Egg: I'm ...

If you haven't had a chance to enjoy the wonderful virtual musical performance from MISTER G, you have a few days left! ...
06/25/2021
MISTER G Virtual Children's Concert

If you haven't had a chance to enjoy the wonderful virtual musical performance from MISTER G, you have a few days left! Watch now for lively bilingual songs in English & Spanish for the whole family to sing along to: https://youtu.be/1W6S-6WUbFk

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Get set for Summer Reading with MISTER G with a virtual children's music concert!Concert available to watch June 1 - June 30, 2021.2021's Summer Reading them...

Make sure you know where the cooling centers are this weekend! And don’t forget that our library is open for Browse & Go...
06/24/2021
Cooling Centers

Make sure you know where the cooling centers are this weekend! And don’t forget that our library is open for Browse & Go with our normal hours. Feel free to swing by this weekend for some library materials if you need a break from the heat!

**Español a continuación** With significantly higher temperatures forecasted for this weekend, several cooling centers are available for community members.

This pretty much says it all! We are so happy to welcome you back into the library this week. We missed you!
06/21/2021

This pretty much says it all! We are so happy to welcome you back into the library this week. We missed you!

This pretty much says it all! We are so happy to welcome you back into the library this week. We missed you!

Explore the significance of Juneteenth and celebrate the emancipation of those who were enslaved in our country with a f...
06/19/2021

Explore the significance of Juneteenth and celebrate the emancipation of those who were enslaved in our country with a film from Kanopy's timely Juneteenth collection. Available with your library card here: https://www.kanopy.com/category/49307?utm_source=Pardot&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Juneteenth

Explore the significance of Juneteenth and celebrate the emancipation of those who were enslaved in our country with a film from Kanopy's timely Juneteenth collection. Available with your library card here: https://www.kanopy.com/category/49307?utm_source=Pardot&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Juneteenth

On Monday, June 21, we go back to our pre-pandemic hours for our new Browse & Go service! Come back into the building to...
06/18/2021

On Monday, June 21, we go back to our pre-pandemic hours for our new Browse & Go service! Come back into the building to find your next great read *in person*!

If you're not ready to come back into the library, we are still continuing with delivery! Plus, you can keep receiving deliveries, or come by to Browse & Go when it's convenient, you don't have to choose one or the other.

We are so happy to be able to welcome you all back into our building!

On Monday, June 21, we go back to our pre-pandemic hours for our new Browse & Go service! Come back into the building to find your next great read *in person*!

If you're not ready to come back into the library, we are still continuing with delivery! Plus, you can keep receiving deliveries, or come by to Browse & Go when it's convenient, you don't have to choose one or the other.

We are so happy to be able to welcome you all back into our building!

Tomorrow at 4 PM, join us for a round of Teen Trivia! Teens in the 6th to 12th grades are all welcome, and we'll be shar...
06/17/2021

Tomorrow at 4 PM, join us for a round of Teen Trivia! Teens in the 6th to 12th grades are all welcome, and we'll be sharing information for anyone who wants to become a teen advisor. More info & registration here: https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/teen-trivia-0

Tomorrow at 4 PM, join us for a round of Teen Trivia! Teens in the 6th to 12th grades are all welcome, and we'll be sharing information for anyone who wants to become a teen advisor. More info & registration here: https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/teen-trivia-0

Tweens in the 4-6th grades, get ready for Tween Trivia using Kahoot, happening tomorrow at 3 PM! There will also be info...
06/15/2021

Tweens in the 4-6th grades, get ready for Tween Trivia using Kahoot, happening tomorrow at 3 PM! There will also be information about how to join the Tween Legendary Library Leaders. Register to play through our calendar here: https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/tween-trivia-0

Tweens in the 4-6th grades, get ready for Tween Trivia using Kahoot, happening tomorrow at 3 PM! There will also be information about how to join the Tween Legendary Library Leaders. Register to play through our calendar here: https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/tween-trivia-0

Update 6/15: The kits for delivery have all been claimed!Original post: This month's STEAM Craft Kit uses an electric mo...
06/15/2021

Update 6/15: The kits for delivery have all been claimed!

Original post: This month's STEAM Craft Kit uses an electric motor, a toothbrush, a battery, and a little creativity to engineer some silly, robotic fun! Register for a Bristle Bot kit at the link while supplies last: https://forms.gle/3Zpp1fJ55LCDFq4j6

Update 6/15: The kits for delivery have all been claimed!

Original post: This month's STEAM Craft Kit uses an electric motor, a toothbrush, a battery, and a little creativity to engineer some silly, robotic fun! Register for a Bristle Bot kit at the link while supplies last: https://forms.gle/3Zpp1fJ55LCDFq4j6

Mary from the Alsea Community Library is here with storytime to end the week! She's reading Who Eats Orange?, which is a...
06/11/2021
Stay At Home Storytime with CBCPL: Who Eats Orange?

Mary from the Alsea Community Library is here with storytime to end the week! She's reading Who Eats Orange?, which is all about the foods that different animals eat, and she's got a fantastic silly song about food too! Watch here: https://youtu.be/3mbHLLPLj8g

Join the Youth Librarians and staff of Corvallis-Benton County Public Library for storytimes for kids of all ages! Mary from the Alsea Community Library is r...

If you have a young reader who's participating in Summer @ Your Library,  don't miss the bonus challenge with Telephone ...
06/10/2021

If you have a young reader who's participating in Summer @ Your Library, don't miss the bonus challenge with Telephone Tales! Listen until the end of the story each week for a clue word, and collect all the clues to earn a small prize! You can fill out the clue boxes on the paper tracking log, or record them in Beanstack.

New stories are recorded every Tuesday! To hear our Telephone Tales, give us a call any time at 541-766-6568. Stories are available in both English & Spanish!

If you have a young reader who's participating in Summer @ Your Library, don't miss the bonus challenge with Telephone Tales! Listen until the end of the story each week for a clue word, and collect all the clues to earn a small prize! You can fill out the clue boxes on the paper tracking log, or record them in Beanstack.

New stories are recorded every Tuesday! To hear our Telephone Tales, give us a call any time at 541-766-6568. Stories are available in both English & Spanish!

Pssst!...Have you heard the news? We're working hard to get ready to welcome folks back in our building for Browse & Go ...
06/09/2021
Corvallis-area libraries opening up with 'browse and go' format

Pssst!...Have you heard the news? We're working hard to get ready to welcome folks back in our building for Browse & Go later this month, and we're SO excited!

The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is opening up again, with the main branch in Corvallis also getting some new space to work with.

06/08/2021

This morning's storytime on Facebook Live has been canceled, but we'll be back next Tuesday at 10:30 for more storytime fun, and we'll still be sharing two recorded stories throughout the week!

Summer is nearly here, and maybe even some trips to the beach too, so Julia from the Philomath Community Library has jus...
06/05/2021
Stay At Home Storytime with CBCPL: Summer Stories

Summer is nearly here, and maybe even some trips to the beach too, so Julia from the Philomath Community Library has just the storytime to share! Watch her read two great summer stories about the beach & ocean here: https://youtu.be/-vTSLHd-9Sw

Join the Youth Librarians and staff of Corvallis-Benton County Public Library for storytimes for kids of all ages while the library building is closed! Today...

¡Leer da color a tu mundo! La lectura del verano ha vuelto para niños, adolescentes y adultos, con libros gratis para to...
06/04/2021
Verano en su biblioteca 2021: Leer da color a tu mundo

¡Leer da color a tu mundo! La lectura del verano ha vuelto para niños, adolescentes y adultos, con libros gratis para todos los participantes y premios cada mes. Mirar nuestro video para más información sobre el verano en la biblioteca: https://youtu.be/TTOeO8krAQE

¡Verano en su biblioteca empieza el 1 de junio, 2021! La lectura del verano ha vuelto para niños, adolescentes y adultos, con libros gratis para todos los pa...

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Explore the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library! A main library, three branches and a bookmobile provide a wide variety of services for Benton County area residents and businesses. It serves as a reference and resource center for practical information needs, lifelong learning, and entertainment. Our goal is to make our Facebook wall a forum for discussion that is inclusive, welcoming and useful. With that in mind, we might exclude postings that do not further those objectives, including but not limited to: - Off-topic comments - Comments that are commercial in nature - Duplicate posts - Obscene posts - Threats - Harassment - Personal attacks

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