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Stomp Rockets!

stomp rockets

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with stomp rockets! Stop by the library on Tuesday to make a paper rocket, then take it outside to see how high it flies! All supplies – and a snack - provided. For teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, August 5 at 3:00 pm.

2014 Primetime Emmy Nominations: Comedy

emmyOne of the distinct advantages of the Primetime Emmy Awards is that nominated television series are divided into two categories:  drama and comedy. This same divide is fairly common in television awards shows, but only exists for movies at the Golden Globes. I have often wondered how the Academy Awards would differ if they followed suit and awarded Oscars for best comedy and best drama.

Science & Art

space stationSummer Reading is winding down, but we still have awesome teen programs coming up! On Monday, stop by the library to see the model of the International Space Station, on loan courtesy of NASA-Johnson Space Center. Then come participate in an activity about the science of the Space Station, hosted by a guest presenter. For teens and tweens.

Extreme Board Games

extreme board games

Hey teens! Stop by the library on Tuesday for Extreme Board Games! Challenge your friends to a giant game of checkers, a huge game of Twister, a jumbo game of bowling, and more. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 22 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

2014 Primetime Emmy Nominations: Drama

emmy Yesterday, the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmys were announced. It should come as no surprise that I love television and watch an embarrassing number of TV shows every week. I also love the glitz and glam of a televised awards show. So an awards show honoring the best in primetime television seems tailor made for my interests.

Geeky Crafts for Teens

geeky crafts

Hey teens! Are you feeling the summertime blues? Stop by the library on Tuesday for Geeky Crafts! Make 8-bit art out of perler beads, duct tape masterpieces and felt art. All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 15 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Trivia with a Twist!

Trivia with a Twist

Test your brain power, speed and coordination this Tuesday during a fast-paced team trivia contest combined with tricky Minute to Win It challenges! For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 8 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

A Different Kind of Fairy Tale

wizard of ozIn a blog post a few weeks ago, I waxed eloquent (I might actually have rambled) about my intense love for live-action fairy tales, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, and Maleficent, the greatest of the fairy tale villains. There are so many fairy tales brought to screen every year, both through animation and live-action filmmaking, and each takes a unique approach to retelling the classic story.

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