Tweens & Teens: Get Poetic @ the Library

Celebrate National Poetry Month with two awesome tween and teen programs.

First, drop by the library, find some books and create a book spine poem for our Book Spine Poetry Contest. Take a photo like the one on the left and e-mail it ata4ya@gmail.com by April 23rd. The winners will be featured on this website.

Next, get your poetry on at the Poetry Cafe. Join us on Wednesday, April 17th at 4:30 for an afternoon of poetry, yummy treats and lively discussion. Bring your own poetry or just something you love to read to share with the group. If you don't feel like reading it aloud, someone will be on hand to give it the Poetry Slam treatment.

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Elephants Stomp in Storytime

As promised, here are the lyrics to the Elephant Counting Song that we have been using in storytime.  

One little elephant went out to play
Upon a spider's web one day
He had such tremendous fun
that he called for another elephant to come.

Two little elephants...
Three little elephants...
Four little elephants...

Five little elephants went out one day
Upon a spider's web to play
But  suddenly,
The spider's web BROKE!
And they all fell down.

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Calling All Tween and Teen Writers and Artists!

Calling all tween and teen writers and artists! The Atascocita Branch Library is launching their first library teen zine this May and we need your talent! What are we looking for? Short stories, poems, articles, Top 10 Lists, reviews, photographs, drawings, manga, collages, cartoons, and anything else you can create. 

What’s a zine? A zine is a totally DIY publication that is distributed locally and traded all over the world.

The theme for this issue is “The Beginning and The End.”

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week @ Atascocita Branch Library

Join us on March 13th and 14th for two fabulous Teen Tech Week Programs.

On Wednesday, March 13th at 4:30pm, explore the latest in technology with our Technology Petting Zoo. Play Kinect games, check out the latest apps for iPad and Kindle, and learn how to download books from the library. Check out a holographic keyboard and other cool gadgets.

On Thursday, March 14th at 4:30pm, rejoice in the joy of Pi on Pi Day. Get a slice of Pi cake, Pi cookies, and pizza Pi. The person who can recite the most digits in Pi from memory gets a prize!

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