Beacon Library Programs

Kids, skateboarding, mini-books

Children ages 10 and up can learn how to care for young children at the Introduction to Babysitting course on Friday, July 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. They will receive a certificate at the end of the program, which is taught by Amanda Tucker, a kindergarten teacher. Register by emailing

Teens and tweens gather for the Reel Life Film Series on Friday, July 13, at 6 p.m. to watch Dogtown and Z Boys, a documentary about skateboarding culture. Following the film, Joseph Linksman from the R.A.M.P. and Mark Price from the Beacon Recreation Center will talk about the new skate park set to open this summer. Pizza will be served at the free event. Those who plan to attend should email to RSVP.

Creativity can produce a miniature book in a July 14 workshop with Maya Stein and Amy Tingle, co-founders of the Creativity Caravan. The hands-on workshop is open to ages 8 and up and includes everything needed to create a tiny book. Registration:

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