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Our branch library is located in the Bethany Village Shopping Center off of Bethany Boulevard. (Directions)

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Upcoming Events

May
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Mother Goose Day Storywalk @ Bethany Library
May 1 all-day

Celebrate Mother Goose! Parents and kids can stop at stations around the library and share a nursery rhyme.

Age Group
All ages

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Preschool Storytime @ Bethany Library
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes, and Early Literacy fun.Every Monday at 10:30 am and 11:30 am, January 9 – February 6*, February 20 – 30 and April 3 – May 15.*Closed Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day This program is developmentally appropriate for older children. Children 2 years and younger are asked to attend one of the sessions for younger children.Held in the Children’s Area in the library.

Age Group
3 – 6 years

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Preschool Storytime @ Bethany Library
May 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes, and Early Literacy fun.Every Monday at 10:30 am and 11:30 am, January 9 – February 6*, February 20 – 30 and April 3 – May 15.*Closed Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day This program is developmentally appropriate for older children. Children 2 years and younger are asked to attend one of the sessions for younger children.Held in the Children’s Area in the library.

Age Group
3 – 6 years

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Read to the Dogs @ Bethany Library
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Read to the Dogs is a program that pairs young readers with trained dog-and-handler teams. This program helps children develop their reading skills in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment. Reservations are Required. To register, drop by or call the Bethany Branch at (503) 617-7323. Due to the popularity of this program, we ask that you please sign up for a maximum of one 30-minute session.

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May
2
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Fun For Ones @ Bethany Library
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Early Literacy skills start with songs, rhymes, books and action for walkers and an adult. Every Tuesday from 9:30 – 10:00 am before the library opens, January 10 – February 7, February 21 – March 21 and April 4 – May 16.The library doors will be open ONLY from 9:20 to 9:40 am, so please arrive on time. We will not be able to admit anyone after 9:40.Held in the Children’s Area in the library.

Age group
12-24 months

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Twos Together @ Bethany Library
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This program features active listening with short books, flannel board stories, nursery rhymes, songs, and finger plays with an emphasis on Early Literacy skills.Every Tuesday at 10:30 am, January 10 – February 7, February 21 – March 21 and April 4 – May 16.Held in the Children’s Area in the library.

Age group
24-36 months

Event Url
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