Booked for Teens - December 1, 2013

Booked for Teens

Sunday, December 1, 2013

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Stop Motion Open Lab
Sundays, December 1, 8, & 15, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Drop in to get your hands on Madison Public Library's stop motion animation stations and check out Central Library's new media lab and all of its offerings. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Dungeons and Dragons
Sundays, December 1 & 15, 1:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
Travel across mythical lands, adventure into mysterious labyrinths and do battle with all manner of beasts! Numerous versions are supported. Some supplies will be provided but we encourage veterans to bring their own. No experience required.

Open Media Lab
Mondays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Tuesdays, December 3, 10, & 17, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Wednesdays, December 4, 11, & 18, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Thursdays, December 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Fridays, December 6, 13, 20, & 27, 10:00am-2:00pm -- Central Library
Saturdays, December 7, 14, 21, & 28, 10:00am-2:00pm -- Central Library
Drop in and check out Central Library's new media lab and all of its offerings. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Super Duct Tape Wallets
Monday, December 2, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Make your own durable wallet out of colorful duct tape! Instructions and materials provided. [register]

Library LEGO Club
Monday, December 2, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
We'll provide a different theme each time, along with some stories and pictures to inspire the imagination. Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

Make It Mondays
Mondays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Central Library
Animation, Circuitry, Spin Art, 3-D Printing, LED Lighting, Screen Printing, Video Game Design, and more. Stop by this weekly after school teen drop-in session to mess around with a rotation of The Bubbler's art and technology projects.

Technical Recording
Mondays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
In this class, a professional audio engineer will walk you through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! [more info]

Intro to Animation
Tuesdays, December 3, 10, & 17, 12:00pm-2:00pm -- Central Library
In this class you will learn the basics of 3D Animation using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. [more info]

Teen Tuesday
Tuesdays, December 3, 10, & 17, 4:00pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Stop by this weekly after school teen drop-in session to mess around with a rotation of The Bubbler's art and technology projects.

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, December 3 & 17, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
School age kids who know the basics of chess (i.e. how the pieces move) are welcome.

Meadowridge Chess Club
Wednesdays, December 4, 11, & 18, 3:30pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Learn how to play chess and compete with children of varied levels. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

3D World Building
Wednesdays, December 4, 11, & 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Have you ever wanted to build your own video game level? How about your own world? In this class a professional Game Designer will teach you to use the Unreal Game Engine and Autodesk Maya to create every aspect of a 3D interactive world! [more info]

Mad City Makers Present...
Wednesday, December 4, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Branch
Join the MadCity Makers on the first Wednesday of each month at Pinney Branch Library. [more info]

Live Sound
Thursdays, December 5, 12, 19, & 26, 12:00pm-2:00pm -- Central Library
In this class, an expert Audio Engineer will teach attendees how to set up and run a professional grade live sound event. [more info]

One Life
Thursdays, December 5, 12, 19, & 26, 4:00pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Brought to you by UW's cutting-edge multicultural artistic program, First Wave, these weekly after school teen workshops will use hip-hop expression as a way to show youth they have a voice and it is indeed heard. [more info]

Chess Club
Thursdays, December 5 & 19, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Learn how to play beginning chess and then play against other children with varied levels of experience. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Thursday, December 5, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Make special, one-of-a-kind treasures to keep or to give to your loved ones. Ages 6 & up. Children under 8 must have an adult helper. Call 824-1870 or click here to register.

Photoshop
Fridays, December 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Photoshop - everyone knows what it is, but not everyone knows how to use it. In the Photoshop class a professional visual effect artist will teach you about all of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing. [more info]

Meet Your Makers - Make Your Own Zine
Saturday, December 7, 9:00am-2:30pm -- Central Library
Students at Malcolm Shabazz High School have been participating in a semester-long zine workshop, and they will be facilitating a zine workshop at Madison Public Library on Saturday, December 7. Workshop- 9am-1pm; Student Reading 1:30pm-2:30pm. [more info]

3D Modeling
Saturdays, December 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
In this class, you will use Autodesk Maya - the main modeling program used by film and video game studios - to create realistic 3D models suitable for video games, animation and film. [more info]

Herbal Institute: Plant Tinctures &  Hand Cream
Monday, December 9, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Come to the Pinney Branch Library for some herbal education from Kathy Eich of the Madison Herbal Institute. [more info/register]

Yoga for You
Thursday, December 12, 7:00pm-8:15pm -- Pinney Branch
Just in time for the busy holiday season, join instructor Katie of Lotus Roots Kundalini Yoga in a 75 minute introductory level Kundalini Yoga class for adults and teens age 13 and older. [more info/register]

Wii Games for Teens
Friday, December 13, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Play a variety of Wii games including Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Mario Bros, & Wii Sports with your friends on the big screen! Beginners welcome. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Pinney Library. No registration required.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
Friday, December 13, 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. [more info/register]

Movie Matinee: Gremlins
Saturday, December 14, 2:00pm-3:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Head to Pinney tonight to watch Gremlins on he big screen. This movies is rated PG. Anyone under 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be served.

Craft Lab
Saturday, December 14, 3:30pm-4:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Not yer momma's craft class! Experiment with new techniques and supplies each month and love the results.

Video Game Club
Monday, December 16, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Teen Book Club
Monday, December 16, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Meet at the Pinney Library for lively book discussions and snacks provided by the Friends of Pinney Library. All books are chosen by teens. Stop at the library for your copy of the book. No registration required.

Button Making
Thursday, December 26, 1:30pm-2:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Come and make your own button creations! All supplies provided. For kids and teens in Grades 3 and up.

Ashman Anime Club Movie
Friday, December 27, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Super Duct Tape Wallets
Monday, December 30, 1:30pm-2:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Make your own durable wallet out of colorful duct tape! Instructions and materials provided. For kids and teens in Grades 3 & up.

Champion: A Legend Novel
by Marie Lu

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic--and each other--and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. Just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic's border cities in this conclusion to the Legend trilogy.

In the Age of Love and Chocolate
by Gabrielle Zevin

In this third book in the Birthright series, Anya's new prominence brings out friends, foes, and ghosts from the past. Certain scores must be settled; certain debts must be paid. Surviving a crime-ridden New York City in the 2080s is looking harder and harder for Anya.

Rags and Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales
edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt

An anthology of reimagined classic tales by bestselling and award-winning young adult authors applies unique spins to old favorites, from Saladin Ahmed's interpretation of Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to Neil Gaiman's twisted adaptation of "Sleeping Beauty."

Revealed
by P.C. Cast

In the 11th book in the House of Night series, drastically altered after her fall, Neferet is now more dangerous than ever--and her quest for vengeance will wreak havoc on humans, as well as Zoey and her friends. Chaos is loosed in Tulsa and the House of Night is blamed. Can Zoey stop Neferet in time to keep her anger from escalating to full-on war? Or will someone else have to step in to take the fall?

Starglass
by Phoebe North

For all of her sixteen years, Terra has lived on a city within a spaceship that left Earth five hundred years ago seeking refuge, but as they finally approach the chosen planet, she is drawn into a secret rebellion that could change the fate of her people.

The Weight of Water
by Sarah Crossan

Twelve-year-old Kasienka and her mother have immigrated to Coventry, England from Poland, searching for Kasienka's father, but everyone is unfriendly except for an African neighbor and a boy Kasienka meets at the swimming pool, which is her only refuge from an alien society.