Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Library Events

   Some up coming events at the Bogota Public Library. 
   On Sunday -20 September  The Big Read for 2020 will begin. This is sponsored by the National Endowment of the Arts and will focus on Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury--a book often challenge and/or banned. The first Bogota event will take place on Tuesday-22-September. This will feature picture books in English and Spanish with complementary themes will also be shared across Bogota to get everyone involved. The event on that day will include:
- 4:00p: A Live Facebook Storytime with Mr. Tom Skrnich. This can be seen on their face book page at:  facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj
4:30-6:30p: Community Banned Books Art Project. Swing by the library, message us on social media, email or call us with the titles of books you would be devastated to see banned. They will be compiled for an art project. The goal: 451 titles
- 7:00p: Creating a Classic: Ray Bradbury Writes Fahrenheit 451 virtual lecture  to register please use the following link https://bccls.libcal.com/event/6878114
   The first Ridgefield Park event will be on Friday-25-September. This will be a program that introduces the concept of censorship and how challenges to books occur followed by a reading of the book, The King who Banned the Dark by Emily Haworth-Booth.  Children will receive a craft to complete at home.  
The program is part of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Big Read in Bogota, Little Ferry and Ridgefield Park. For more information, visit communityread.org. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
You will be notified when to pick up the book and craft.
This program will be held on Zoom:
Deborah Fagnan is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: The Big Read Virtual Storytime
Time: Sep 25, 2020 03:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 795 373 2860
Passcode: 6dJch3

Also on Tuesday-22-September  The Bogota Public Library will host a National Voter Registration Day event.  This is part of a national wide effort to register thousands of voters. Every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be heard at the ballot box, and library workers will be outside the library encouraging Bogotians to get registered.
THE 2020 GENERAL ELECTION:  Is on Tuesday-13-November.

The Bogota Public Library is now in cooperation with "Creative Bug" that presents  a series of art & craft video classes taught by  design experts and artists. Anyone wishing to access this service must log-in with a valid Library Card from the Bogota Library. 

For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

             (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)

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