Booked for Teens - July 1, 2013

Booked for Teens

Monday, July 1, 2013

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Mud Pie Madness
Tuesday, July 2, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Using "dirt," "mud," and (gummy) worms, create a deliciously disgusting mud pie at the library. Compete against your friends for prizes in the "Muckiest Pie Competition," then eat your treat!

Every Tuesday
Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 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.

Super Smash Bros: BRAWL Tournament
Tuesday, July 2, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Thursday, July 11, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
Wednesday, July 17, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Monday, July 22, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Hawthorne Branch
Monday, July 29, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Think you have what it takes to be Madison's Super Smash Brothers: Brawl champion? The challenge is yours for the taking!

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, July 2 & 16, 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, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 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. 263-6787 or irodriguez@dcs.wisc.edu for an appointment.

Video Game Club
Tuesday, July 9, 2:00pm-3:30pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Oh! Edo Rocket
Friday, July 12, 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]

Teen Book Club
Monday, July 15, 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.

Henna Tattoos
Monday, July 22, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
The Art of Mehndi (Henna Tattoos): Learn about the history of this beautiful art form. Practice your own designs and tattoo yourself or your friends! Call 288-6160 or click here to register beginning 7/8.

Twinkle Henna
Tuesday, July 23, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Thursday, July 25, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [register]
Henna artist Veena Vijayvargiya will create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind henna tattoo on your skin. Permission slips required (stop by the library to pick one up).

Braided Bracelets
Thursday, July 25, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
Re-purpose old leather belts into braided bracelets and anklets. Call 266-6385 or click here to register beginning 7/11.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Intrigue in the Bakumatsu -- Irohanihoheto
Friday, July 26, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

NeedleReads
Monday, July 29, 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.

 

The 5th Wave
by Richard Yancey

Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.

Also Known As
by Robin Benway

As the active-duty daughter of international spies, sixteen-year-old safecracker Maggie Silver never attended high school so when she and her parents are sent to New York for her first solo assignment, Maggie is introduced to cliques, school lunches, and maybe even a boyfriend.

Emblaze
by Jessica Shirvington

In the third book in the Violet Eden Chapters, Violet has accepted that she's part angel and part human, but nothing prepares her to be handed the key to the gates of Hell, or worse, to be forced to turn the key over to the exile who saved and betrayed her: Phoenix.

The End Games
by Michael T. Martin

In the rural mountains of West Virginia, seventeen-year-old Michael Faris tries to protect his fragile younger brother from the horrors of the zombie apocalypse.

If I Should Die
by Amy Plum

In this conclusion to the Revenants Trilogy, the Parisian revenants have been betrayed by their trusted ally, Violette. Now Vincent is dead and Violette has destroyed his body so that he cannot be reanimated. Refusing to give up on her love, Kate searches for a way to reincarnate him in time to prevent an all-out war between the bardia and the numa.

The Indigo Spell
by Richelle Mead

In the third book in the Bloodlines series, as former Alchemist Marcus Finch pushes Alchemist Sydney Sage to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood--or else she might be next.

Monument 14: Sky on Fire
by Emmy Laybourne

In this sequel to Monument 14, the group of survivors, originally trapped together in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, has split in two -- one group heading to Denver airport on a repaired school bus, the other remaining in the Sanctuary trying to rebuild the community they lost. But the world outside is dark and filled with dangerous chemicals that turn people into bloodthirsty monsters.

The Program
by Suzanne Young

When suicide becomes a worldwide epidemic, the only known cure is The Program, a treatment in which painful memories are erased, a fate worse than death to seventeen-year-old Sloane who knows that The Program will steal memories of her dead brother and boyfriend.

September Girls
by Bennett Madison

Vacationing in a sleepy beach town for the summer, Sam is pursued by hordes of blonde girls before falling in love with the unusual DeeDee, who compels him to uncover secrets about the community's ocean-dwelling inhabitants.

Siege and Storm
by Leigh Bardugo

Hunted across the True Sea and haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret in this sequel to Shadow and Bone.