Booked for Teens - August 1, 2013

Booked for Teens

Thursday, August 1, 2013

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Craft Lab
Thursday, August 1, 2:00pm-3:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [register]
Thursday, August 8, 2:00pm-3:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [register]
Thursday, August 15, 2:00pm-3:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [register]
Thursday, August 22, 2:00pm-3:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [register]
Not yer momma's craft class! Experiment with new techniques and supplies each month and love the results. Registration begins two weeks before each class.

Volunteer Training
Thursday, August 1, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
Do you love the library and need to get in some volunteer hours? We will train you for volunteering with us for the Fall Semester. Learn to put together book bundles, handle the Ellison die press and the paper cutter with confidence, and more. Call 266-6385 or click here to register.

50th Anniversary of Football’s Greatest Upset: Book Talk and Film
Saturday, August 3, 2:00pm-3:30pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
John McCarthy will discuss his book, Starry Knights: The 1963 College All-Stars and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Upset, and show archival film of the game. [more info/register]

Perform in a Puppet Show!
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, & 20, 11:00am-12:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Volunteer puppeteers needed to put on an evening show for families. No experience necessary. Call 824-1780 or click here to register for the series of three rehearsals. Pizza for puppeteers after the show on 8/20 at 6:00pm.

Do You Rebel or Stand with the Republic?
Tuesday, August 6, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Dystopian novels are hot! Come have your last meal before choosing a nation to defend. Activities will be based on the book Legend by Marie Lu. [register]

Video Game Club
Tuesday, August 6, 2:00pm-3:30pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Every Tuesday
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Stop by this weekly teen drop-in session to mess around with the library's new animation stations, dabble in an art project, play some vids and meet new people.

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, August 6 & 20, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
School age kids who know the basics of chess (i.e. how the pieces move) are welcome.

Meet with an Educational Advisor
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, & 27, 5:00pm-7:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Stop by and meet with an educational advisor! You may drop in or you may contact Ileana Rodriguez, Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison, Adult Career and Special Student Services at 263-6787 or irodriguez@dcs.wisc.edu for an appointment.

Oz the Great and Powerful (2012, rated PG, 130 minutes)
Wednesday, August 7, 2:00pm-4:15pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches. (Note: Rated PG for some scary scenes near the end of the movie - may not be suitable for some children under age 8.)

Super Smash Bros: BRAWL Championship
Wednesday, August 7, 5:30pm-9:00pm
This event will be held in the teen loft at the Goodman Community Center (149 Waubesa St.)
Think you have what it takes to be Madison's Super Smash Brothers: Brawl champion? The challenge is yours for the taking! This championship round will be a competition between the three winners from each of the seven qualifying rounds.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Tiger & Bunny
Friday, August 9, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
The Ashman Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting. Call ahead to reserve your spot! [more info/register]

Spa Day
Monday, August 12, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Beat the summer heat by pampering yourself and your friends. You can make homemade bath products, enjoy tasty treats and learn how to do simple meditation. Call 288-6160 or click here to register.

The Art of Mehndi (Henna Tattoos)
Monday, August 19, 1:30pm-2:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Learn about the history of this beautiful art form from Veena, a local henna artist. Choose a design from the many henna design books and Veena will draw a temporary tattoo on you. You can also practice your own designs and temporarily tattoo yourself or your friends. *Permission slips required. No registration required. For teens in grades 6 and up and adults.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Hanasaku Iroha - Blossoms for Tomorrow
Friday, August 23, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

NeedleReads
Monday, August 26, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Each month we'll feature a different new sewing book and everyone will have a chance to do one project from the book. The library will provide materials, but if you own a sewing machine that you'd like to use, you’’re invited to bring it with you! Open to anyone ages 12 to adult.

 

Always Alice
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

As Alice McKinley begins a new phase as a student at the University of Maryland, College Park, she experiences many changes, both expected and surprising, that lead her into a future her seventh-grade self could only have imagined.

Belladonna: A Secrets of the Eternal Rose Novel
by Fiona Paul

In this sequel to Venom, Cass's fiance Luca is arrested for heresy and Cass must travel to Florence to uncover the mystery of the Order of the Eternal Rose and save Luca's life.

Descendant: A Starling Novel
by Lesley Livingston

In this sequel to Starling, after Mason crosses over into the realm of the Norse gods, Fenn descends into the underworld and races against fate to find Mason and bring her home before she can be transformed into a Valkyrie, which would set the end of the world in motion.

Elegy
by Amanda Hocking

Gemma must battle Penn to break the siren curse and secure a future with Alex in the fourth installment of the Watersong series.

The Saints
by Lex Thomas

The world inside an infected Colorado high school quarantined by the government takes a startling turn for the worse when a new gang enters the school and starts gaining power in this sequel to Quarantine.

Stolen Nights: a Vampire Queen novel
by Rebecca Maizel

After discovering that she is a centuries-old vampire queen, teenaged Lenah faces a heartbreaking choice as a vicious new vampire queen arrives to wreak havoc among Wickham Boarding School's students and staff in this sequel to Infinite Days.