• Eclipse Glasses – the whole story


    Unfortunately, libraries DO NOT have a stash of eclipse glasses — despite all the news reports and Facebook posting that say we do. Just not true.  Some US  libraries got free ones through a special program that ended weeks ago.  We did not. We wish we had them, but we do not. 

    We have a very limited number and those who participate in the library’s program will get to use a pair – to share

    We thank the Friends of the BPL for buying us the few that we have.

    We regret the disappointment of so many who have called about glasses.



Read Questor’s reviews here.

Who can join?

Any independent reader who:

  • Is age fifteen or younger
  • Has his or her own library card
  • Can read and write independently (that is, with only a little help)

How can you join?

  • Stop by the Library and tell any librarian that you’d like to join.
  • You’ll get a brochure that explains everything, and a slip on which you can write your name and the title of the category you’ve chosen.

What do you do?

  1. Check out books on your own card.
  2. Keep the receipts.
  3. Mark the books you’ve read.
  4. Write a short review of two of them.
  5. Turn in your receipts and your two reports.

Read your fellow Questor’s reviews here.

badge-aniWhat do you get?

  1. An Embroidered badge representing your category.
  2. Your book reviews published on the Library website
  3. Two parties a year.
  4. A chance to earn more and more badges!

The Categories

Fantasy–10 books
Countries, Travel, Adventure–10 Books
Fantasy–10 books
Favorites–15 Books
Ghost Stories, Horror–15 Books
Graphic Novels, Art, Crafts–15 Books
Mysteries–12 Books
Science, Science Fiction–10 Books
Spies, Investigations–8 Books
Pets, Domestic Animals–15 Books
Ocean, Pirates, Ecology–10 Books
Planets, Stars–10 Books
Realistic Stories, Biographies, History–15 Books
Plants, Gardens, Farms–10 Books
Strange Creatures, Monsters, Dinosaurs–15 Books
Sports–12 Books
Transportation, Technology–15 Books
Wild Animals–15 Books

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