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!


Diwali Celebration – Saturday, November 7 at 1:00pm – Join us for a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Diwali by author Zenia Wadhwani, learn about the history of Diwali, and play trivia for the chance to win a copy of Zenia Wadhwani’s book!

First & Second Grade Book Club – Wednesday, November 4 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Join Miss Kate for some beginning to read fun with a new book club on Zoom for early readers!

Third & Fourth Grade Book Club – Wednesday, November 11 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Join Miss Kate for a fun book discussion on Zoom!

Fifth & Sixth Grade Book Club – Wednesday, November 18 from 4pm to 4:45pm – Older kids can talk books with Miss Kate on Zoom!


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. (Sign up for Miss Kate’s Updates to learn how to register for a kit to complete the monthly arts and crafts project that you can pick up at the library!)
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


Mindful Movement: Evening Edition – Monday, November 9 at 7pm – Join Karen Noel for a special session evening session of yoga and meditation.

Mindful Movement – Thursdays, November 5, 12, and 19 from 11am to 12pm – Come learn how to release bound, constricted areas of your body as you explore and expand around the mat, utilizing alignment yoga, chi kung, flow, breathing practices, and acupressure points.


Knitting Club – Wednesday, November 4 and Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30pm – While the library is closed, meetings will be held via Zoom. Email demarestknitters@outlook.com to receive a link to join.

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, November 10 at 7:30pm – The Adult Book Club will be discussing The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. To receive an invite, email julia.nock@closter.bccls.org. Out-of-towners welcome!

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