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!


Storytime at the Gazebo – Tuesday, September 22 at 11:30am – Join Miss Kate for a safe and fun family storytime! Bring your own blankets and masks – social distancing required.

Craft Kits – fill out this form to reserve next month’s craft kit! Kits will be ready on October 13. Supplies are limited, so sign up now!


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


Yoga Stretch and Breathe with Karen – Thursdays from 11am to 12pm, starting September 10 – Come join in our ongoing, forever evolving, deliberate practice of yoga for life, yielding positive results in safe, comfortable space. Eat lightly prior to class and wear loose fitted, comfortable clothing. Yoga mat required.

Knitting Club – Wednesday, September 2, Wednesday, September 16, and Wednesday, September 30 at 7:30pm – While the library is closed, meetings will be held via Zoom. Email demarestknitters@outlook.com to receive a link to join. Note: There will be no meeting on Wednesday, October 7!

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

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm – 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.