The Reading Club

Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
June 11 – July 30

AGES: Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Join the library for our introduction to book clubs! Every week we will meet and read together in order to practice our read aloud skills and learn new vocabulary. A healthy snack will be provided. No need to check out books ahead of time or remember them every week – we will keep them on our shelves for your convenience. Space is limited to the first 10 children, and readers will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


Teen Crafting

Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m.
June 12 – July 31
Ages: 12 to 18 years old

Teens are invited to join Mr. Parish every week for fun and easy crafts. Each week will be a different project, using a variety of materials. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Crayons & Games

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. | ALL AGES

Bring your family and friends to an evening of challenging games and relaxing coloring at the Library! Board games, crayons, and pages will be provided – all you need is your creativity and laughter. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Lunchtime Theater

Summer Lunchtime Theater
Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.
June 13—August 1 | ALL AGES

Bring your sack lunch and join us for a weekly summer movie while taking advantage of stadium seating, free popcorn, and new HD projection in the Library’s auditorium! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to showing. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 13Nickelodeon’s The Great Summer Campout: featuring Bubble Guppies, Shimmer & Shine, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Sunny Day, and Nella the Princess Night (rated TV-Y, run time: 91 min)

June 20Ramona & Beezus (rated G, run time: 88 min)

June 27Puppy Dog Pals: Going On a Mission (rated TV-Y, run time: 84 min)

July 11Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie (rated PG, run time: 92 min)

July 18Team Umizoomi: Animal Heroes (rated TV-Y, run time: 91 min)

July 25Lilo & Stitch (rated PG, run time: 85 min)

August 1The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (rated G, run time: 82 min)

Video Game Club

Video Game Club
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. | June 11 – July 30 | AGES: 12 to 18 years old

Join the Library for video game playing! Each week we will be using a different game system to truly test your skills! At the club, we will vote on which game we will be playing that day. Registration is not required, but no more attendees will be accepted after an hour into the program. The games played will be rated from E-T.

Video Game Club Tournament
Thursday, July 25 at 1:00—5:00 p.m.
Ages: 10 to 18 years old

Join the library for its second MEGA Video Game Tournament Day – complete with pizza! Our tournament will be split into two game brackets, titles to be released one week prior to event. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Battling players will not be allowed to participate in the tournament after the first 15 minutes, so please arrive early.

Summer Reading with Adele

adeleSecond Wednesdays of the month at 10:30 a.m.
June 12 & July 10
AGES: Kindergarten and older

Kids are invited to practice their reading skills with Adele and Ms. Penny! Adele, a friendly, trained therapy dog is at the once a month to help reluctant readers gain confidence and improve their reading skills with her patient, nonjudgmental, and furry nature. Registration is not required, but space is limited to 20 minutes per reader. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.





Park Play


Friday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunset Park | ALL AGES

Children of all ages are invited to join us Fridays in July for Park Play, the Library’s outdoor playgroup. The Library will be at Sunset Park for an hour of outdoor play to socialize with other parents and caregivers while your child enjoys sunshine, fresh air, as well as active, manipulative, and sensory play. NOTE: Park Play will be relocated to the Library’s meeting room in inclement weather.


Summer Reading 2019 @ BCPL

Read Wildly!

Readers of all ages are invited to join the Library’s annual summer reading program! Registration for Summer Reading begins on Saturday, June 8 at our Summer Reading Kick Off event!

Once readers are signed up, they will receive a reading log and a “Read Wildly” sticker! Complete the log to earn a prize and a chance in the grand prize drawing!

The last day to turn in your summer reading log is July 31. For more information, stop by the Youth Services Desk or the Adult Services Desk!

Pet Supply Donation Drive
Saturday, June 8 – Saturday, August 3

All summer long, bring toys, food, and bedding – any supplies an adorable pet might need to the Library and earn extra tickets for our Grand Prize Drawings! Every item donated will earn your child an extra ticket. Only new, unopened items will be accepted, no expired food or used items will be accepted. Supplies will be donated to two local rescue shelters: DuPage Animal Friends and New Start Dog Rescue of Illinois.