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Brentwood Bookworms 2016 Wrap Up!

Brentwood Bookworms 2016 Wrap Up!

We have completed a full year of our Kids Book Club--now renamed Brentwood Bookworms! We have read some fantastic novels, had interesting discussions, and really tapped our creativity making fun crafts and activities to go along with the books we've read. These were our top three favorite books we read this year:

Wowbrary - See what's new in a weekly newsletter

Wowbrary - See what's new in a weekly newsletter

Wowbrary is a new service we are offering. You can follow the link for an interactive website listing the newest additions to our catalog or you can sign up to have it delivered to your inbox weekly! We may also tuck in some recent book reviews or news items so sign up to keep in touch.

YA²: Notes from the October meeting

YA²: Notes from the October meeting

We had a great turnout last night at Olympia for our third YA² meeting. Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the discussion of Croak.

Congratulations, Hilary!

Congratulations, Hilary!

We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our clerk Hilary and her husband, AJ! They had a beautiful day almost as gorgeous as the bride. We wish them a lifetime of love and laughter together. Check out our Facebook page to see more pictures from their special day.

Welcome to Your Makerspace!

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Kids and Teens are invited to come in every Tuesday after school to explore low-tech and high-tech gizmos and create their own projects using STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

YA²: Notes from the July meeting

YA²: Notes from the July meeting

Thank you to everyone able to make it out on Monday night. We had another great discussion for this second meeting of the YA² Book Club (woohoo!), weighing in on the pros and cons of the polarizing Grasshopper Jungle. Along with talk of chickens and travel, we shared a few books that have rocked our world lately:

Introducing Creative Flow: A Teen Workshop for Creative Minds

Introducing Creative Flow: A Teen Workshop for Creative Minds

Do you love writing stories and poetry? Can't get enough fanfic? Do you want to try your hand at creating comics? Maybe exploration through creative non-fiction is your thing? Creative Flow is a brand new club for kids ages 11 and older interested in writing, drawing, and all other kinds of storytelling. Stop by if you'd love to have some free writing time, the chance to share and/or workshop your work, and learn more about competitions and publishing.

We meet every Monday from 4-5 p.m. Contact Lindsay at lbeckman@bplmo.org or 314-963-8649 if you have any questions.

YA²: Notes from the April Book Club

YA²: Notes from the April Book Club

We had an awesome time last night at Schlafly Bottleworks to discuss Bone Gap by Laura Ruby. Five people attended the inaugural YA² meeting, and on the whole, we had a great time reading this debut novel. We found it creepy, magical, and surprising in all the right ways!