For Kids

Check out our Facebook and Instagram for regular updates! And if you haven’t already, now is a great time to sign up for Miss Kate’s Updates to get a heads-up on what’s happening in the (virtual) children’s room!


THERE’S STILL TIME FOR SUMMER READING! – Make an account on the READSquared app or website, log what you read, and participate in special activities to earn raffle tickets! We will have a drawing at the end of the summer.

Bendy Bookworm Storytime – Thursday, August 6 – ideal for kids ages six and under, this is a great way to get kids moving and reading! This event will be broadcast on Facebook – no registration required!

Unique Creatures – Tuesday, August 11, from 4:00pm to 4:30pm – kids and toddlers – get the chance to meet and learn about some of the most interesting animals from all over the world, live on Zoom!

Zoom Party with Mr. Chris from Magical Melodies – Friday, August 14 from 10:30am to 11:30am – Join Mr. Chris to sing songs and dance along with your friends!


MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS: Digital storytime! Miss Kate reads two books and sings a song.
EVERY OTHER TUESDAY: Arts & Crafts or Wacky Science! Get step-by-step instructions on crafts to make and experiments to try from home.
THURSDAYS: Check out “Miss Kate Recommends” for Miss Kate’s favorite picture books, chapter books, young adult books, and more – all available free with your library card online.
FRIDAYS: Miss Kate’s Book Talks give you a closer look at a novel for older kids or teens, including a reading from the book and the reasons Miss Kate loves it.

For Adults

For the remainder of the year, all our programming will be held virtually via Zoom. Sign up for the Adult Events email list to be notified of new programs.

Events hosted via Zoom require you to download Zoom software to your computer or the app to your mobile device, links to all of which can be found here. Always register so we can send you instructions to join. If you need help setting up Zoom, email demacirc@bccls.org


Restorative Yoga & Guided Meditation with Karen Noel – Thursdays from 11am to 12pm – Seasoned yoga practitioner Karen Noel will take you through a series of held yoga postures and easy-to-perform breathing and visualization techniques. You can count on a relaxing, rejuvenating experience! Wear loose fitted clothing. Eat a light breakfast. You’ll need a mat, towels, or blanket.

Knitting Club – Wednesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm – While the library is closed, meetings will be held via Zoom. Email demarestknitters@outlook.com to receive a link to join.

ESL from Home – Are you interested in practicing English from home? Email orla.cassidy@demarest.bccls.org

Adult Book ClubNO MEETING IN AUGUST – For the September meeting, the book club is doing a James Baldwin Project! Between now and September 10, read any book by James Baldwin and/or Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude.