Booked for Teens - February 1, 2104

Booked for Teens

Saturday, February 1, 2014

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

3D Modeling
Saturdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
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]

Stop Motion Open Lab
Sundays, February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 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.

Open Media Lab
Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, & 26, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Fridays, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, 10:00am-2:00pm -- Central Library
Saturdays, February 8, 15, & 22, 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.

Technical Recording
Mondays, February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
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, February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 12:00pm-2:00pm -- Central Library
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 Tuesdays
Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm-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.

After-School Chefs
Wednesday, February 5, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Karen Gleason will teach participants how to make delicious, nutritious snacks. [register]

3D World Building
Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, & 26, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Learn to use the Unreal Game Engine and Autodesk Maya to create every aspect of a 3D interactive world! [more info]

MadCity Makers Meetup
Wednesday, February 5, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Branch [more info]

Chess Club
Thursdays, February 6 & 20, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch [more info]

One Life
Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 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]

Photoshop
Fridays, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Learn about all of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing, from painting lifelike portraits to putting Brad Pitt in your vacation photos! [more info]

Valentine’s Needle Felting for Adults and Teens
Saturday, February 8, 2:00pm-3:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Make and decorate needle felted hearts that are beautifully incorporated on to a Valentine's envelope. [more info]

Craft Lab
Saturday, February 8, 3:00pm-4:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Not yer momma's craft class! Experiment with new techniques and supplies each month and love the results.

Pencil Arrows, Love Notes, and Wearable Hearts
Tuesday, February 11, 5:30pm-6:15pm -- Hawthorne Branch
Celebrate Valentine's Day to the max with fun make-and-take art. For tweens and teens in grades 3 & up. [register]

Valentine Crafts for Grown-Ups and Teens
Tuesday, February 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Branch [register]
Wednesday, February 12, 5:00pm-7:00pm -- Monroe Street Branch [register]
Why let Kindergarteners have all the fun? Come to this event and make Valentine cards, garlands, and gift tags with Sachi from Anthology.

Teen Book Club: SilverFin by Charles Higson
Monday, February 17, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch [more info]

Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, February 21, 6:30pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Join us at the library to showcase your talents. Share poetry, a story, a song, or play an instrument. [more info]

Art Experiments: Upcycled T-Shirts
Saturday, February 22, 10:00am-12:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Transform old t-shirts with cutting, sewing, trimming and tying into something new. [more info/register]

Dr King's Dream: Live Theatre by Mixed Blood Theatre from Minneapolis
Saturday, February 22, 1:00pm-2:15pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Dr. King led American society through some its most profound changes with passion, devotion, and courage. Drawn from his own letters, sermons, books and speeches, this biography memorably illuminates why he is honored with a holiday each January.

Buffalo Soldiers, “The Legacy:” A Reader’s Theatre
Saturday, February 22, 3:00pm-4:45pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Readers Theatre production of the play "The Legacy." written by Richard Scott, Sr; produced by KOJO Productions, Inc. The play chronicles one military campaign between the indigenous people and the United States cavalry, more commonly known as the "Indian Wars." Ultimately, there is a shifting of personal paradigms as the soldiers encounter a proud people, the Apaches. [more info]

Teen Spa Day
Monday, February 24, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Pamper yourself at Pinney's teen spa day! For and and all teens in grades 6-12.

NeedleReads
Monday, February 24, 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. [more info]

Wii Games for Teens
Thursday, February 27, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Pinney Branch [more info]

All Our Yesterdays
by Cristin Terrill

Em must travel back in time to prevent a catastrophic time machine from ever being invented, while Marina battles to prevent the murder of the boy she loves.

Endless
by Jessica Shirvington

In the fourth book in the Violet Eden Chapters, when Hell unleashes its worst, Violet must embrace every facet of her angel self to save the people she cares about and the world as she knows it. But death is not the worst thing that Violet will face. For her, the endless question 'Can love conquer all?' will finally be answered.

Never Fade
by Alexandra Bracken

In the second installment of The Darkest Minds trilogy, Ruby joins forces with the revolutionary Children's League to find critical information about the epidemic that has torn both her life and America apart.

The Offering
by Kimberly Derting

In the third book in the Pledge series, when the negotiation of a peace agreement with the Queendom of Astonia goes awry, Charlie receives a brutal message that threatens Ludania, and it seems her only option is to sacrifice herself in exchange for Ludanian freedom. But is she walking into a trap set by Sabara, the evil former queen of Ludania?

The Private School Murders
by James Patterson

In this sequel to Confessions of a Murder Suspect, teenage detective Tandy Angel attempts to exonerate her famous brother of murder charges, track down a New York City killer, and figure out what happened to her lost love.

These Broken Stars
by Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman

Two star-crossed lovers must fight for survival when they crash land on a seemingly uninhabited planet.