Thursday, January 11, 2018

New TNT event

The Not-Yet-Named Monthly TNT Event
6th - 12th grade
Saturday, January 20
1:00 - 3:00

We are starting a new monthly TNT (Teen & Tween) event.  We'll do something different each month.  Making slime, craft projects, Escape Room games, other games, and more are already on the list of possible activities.  You'll help decide what we do each month.  

The first program will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 1:00 P.M.  Future events will most likely continue on the third Saturday of each month.  

Please fill out the form here if:

- you plan to attend this month
- you can't come this month, but may want to come in the future (We'll include you in notifications for future events.)
- you have a suggestion for a name for this event
- you want to vote for which activities we'll do
- you have any questions about this event.

We hope to see you on the 20th!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Gingerbread House Event

Gingerbread House Event
6th - 12th grade
Saturday, December 16
12:30-1:30 and 2:30-3:30
Choose the time that is best for you.

The library will supply graham crackers and sweets for you to create and decorate a gingerbread house.  Registration is required.  Please register here.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October Events

Skull Painting
6th - 12th grade
Saturday, October 21 at 1:00

You'll paint a paper mache skull.  Registration is required.  Please register here.  

Jack-o-lantern Carving
6th - 12th grade
Saturday, October 28 at 1:00 or 2:30
Choose the time that works best for you.

You'll create a jack-o-lantern.  Registration is required.  Please register here.  

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bats at the Library

Bats at the Library
by the Organization for Bat Conservation

Tuesday, November 14
7:00 P.M.
 Senior and Community Activity Center

All ages (children, teens, and adults) are invited to meet bats from around the world and learn why they are so important to ecosystems and to you.  Please register here.  

This program is funded by a generous donation in memory of Marilyn Alexander.  Marilyn was a supporter and friend of the library, both individually and as president of the Friends of the Library for many years.  You may read more here.  

Photo by the Organization for Bat Conservation
Photo by the Organization for Bat Conservation

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Teens' Top Ten

Each year, groups of teens nominate their favorite books of the year and then voting is open to all teens (12 - 18 years old) to determine the Teens' Top Ten books of the year.

See more about Teens' Top Ten here.

Watch the nominees announced here.

See the complete list of nominees here.

Vote for your favorites here.

Our library owns the following titles as books, eBooks, and/or eAudiobooks.  Click the links below to check out or reserve these titles.  If you'd like to read a book we don't own, you may fill out a suggestion for purchase form here and we'll purchase it for our library.

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken -  eBook

Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum -  eBook  eAudiobook

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare - book  eBook  eAudiobook

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard - eBook

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle - book  

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow - eBook

The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid - eBook

Heartless by Marissa Meyer - eBook  eAudiobook

This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp - eBook

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo - book  eBook

Scythe by Neal Shusterman - eBook

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch - eBook

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon - book  eBook eAudiobook

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Summer Reading Program

Monday, June 5
Online registration begins here.

Wednesday, June 14
Pick up reading logs and begin reading and/or listening to audiobooks.

Friday, June 16
10:30 A.M.
Build a Better Magic Show
by Jeff Wawrzaszek 
in the Senior and Community Activity Center 

Friday, August 11
10:30 A.M.
Animal Architects
by Howell Nature Center
in the Senior and Community Activity Center

Volunteer opportunities and additional programs will be held throughout the summer:  Game Days, Books and Bites, Paint the Windows, and more!

The complete summer schedule will be posted here and brochures will be available at the end of May.

If you have any questions, please submit them here.  

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Spring Break Events

The following TNT (Teen & Tween) events are scheduled for 6th - 12th graders during Spring Break Week.  

TNT Tuesday
6th – 12th grade
Tuesday, April 4, 4:00 – 6:00
Decorate new signs for the youth areas of the library.  Please register here.

TNT Game Day
6th - 12th grade
Friday, April 7, 2:00 – 5:00
Wii games, board games, card games, cup stacking, and more.  You may register  here or just drop in to play.  

We also have some games available in the teen area all the time.  Invite a friend and play any time the library is open.

We hope to see you at the library!