Booked for Teens - June 1, 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Teen Summer Reading begins June 1!  Check www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/teens to register for your chance to win awesome prizes like: an iPad, rock climbing, laser tag, theater tickets, college scholarships, and a chance to hang with Mayor Soglin for a day.
 
First Friday Flicks: One for the Money
Friday, June 1, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Visit the Pinney Branch Library on the first Friday of every month to view a newly released DVD of a popular movie on a big screen. The movie for June is One for the Money featuring Katherine Heigl, Daniel Sunjata, and John Leguizamo, based on the best selling novel by Janet Evanovich. This movies is rated PG-13. Anyone under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be served. [more info]

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Saturday, June 2, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
You won't want to miss this after-hours teen party set up to kickoff the library's Summer events and programs for teens. Enjoy henna and caricature artists, maker stations of all sorts, anime viewing, video games, a painting wall, computers, board games, and more.

Every Tuesday
Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19, & 26, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Interested in painting murals, creating short films, henna tattooing, playing Wii, or geeking out with some electronic crafting? Bring your skills, imagination, and suggestions for something new every Tuesday.

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, June 5 & 19, 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, June 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:00pm-4:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Come to the Library and play. Any level of experience, all ages are welcome. No registration required. Drop in any time 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Knitting at the Library
Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, & 28, 3:00pm-4:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Learn the basics of knitting. We provide supplies. No registration required. Drop in anytime 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Chess Club
Thursday, June 7, 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. No registration required.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... House of Five Leaves
Friday, June 8, 7:00pm-9:00pm -- 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]

Gaming @ the Library
Tuesday, June 12, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
See if you have the right moves or learn how to play. For kids ages 7 & up. No registration required.

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament
Thursday, June 14, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Think you have what it takes to be this year's Super Smash Brothers: Brawl champion? This is one of several qualifying tournament rounds being held at a different Madison library each week throughout the summer. The top three players from each qualifying round will compete in the championship tournament at the Goodman Community Center.

Goodman South Madison Anime Club
Fridays, June 15, & 29, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Looking for a place to gather, watch, draw, & talk about Japanese animation? Join other anime addicts every-other Friday! Meetings may include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. Snacks are provided.

Teen Video Game Club
Tuesday, June 19, 3:00pm-4:30pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament
Wednesday, June 20, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info]

Own the Night @ Your Library!
Wednesday, June 20, 5:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Join us for a six-week series of night-inspired activities. Learn about the night sky, what (or who) comes out at night, glow-in-the dark art, scary stories, survivor games and more! Pizza and a treat each week! For youth ages 10-15. [register]

Chess Tournament for Kids
Thursday, June 21, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Time to put those chess skills to work. Compete for medals and trophies at this Chess Tournament for kids in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 608-224-7100 or click here to register beginning 6/7.

Alicia Ashman Anime Club Presents... Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Friday, June 22, 7:00pm-9:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

DIY: Button Making
Monday, June 25, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Create decorative pins for backpacks, advocacy issues and more. Call 288-6160 or click here to register beginning 6/11.

Needlereads
Monday, June 25, 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.

Button Making
Tuesday, June 26, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Come and make your own button creations! All supplies provided. No registration required.

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament
Wednesday, June 27, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Lakeview Branch [more info]

Upcycle I
Wednesday, June 27, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
Make decorative wrapping paper out of old sheets of paper and paper grocery bags. Package the paper for sale at library book sales to support the purchase of Little Free Libraries. Ages 10 & up. Call 608-266-6385 or click here to register beginning 6/13.

Own the Night @ Your Library!
Wednesday, June 27, 5:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Join us for a six-week series of night-inspired activities. Learn about the night sky, what (or who) comes out at night, glow-in-the dark art, scary stories, survivor games and more! Pizza and a treat each week! For youth ages 10-15. [register]

Bewitching
Alex Flinn

Tells the story of Kendra, a witch, and the first three-hundred years of her life, including takes on a classic fairy tale, the 1666 plague in Britain, the Titanic disaster, and the story of a modern-day, plain stepsister.

Chomp
Carl Hiaasen

When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.

City of Lost Souls
Cassandra Clare

In the 5th book in the Mortal Instruments series, when Jace vanishes with Sebastian, Clary and the Shadowhunters struggle to piece together their shattered world and Clary infiltrates the group planning the world's destruction.

Croak
Gina Damico

A delinquent sixteen-year-old girl is sent to live with her uncle for the summer, only to learn that he is a Grim Reaper who wants to teach her the family business.

Everything You Need to Survive the Apocalypse
Lucas Klauss

A fifteen-year-old high school student becomes involved with an evangelical Christian girl in spite of his father's adamant atheism and his own confusion about life.

Fever
Lauren DeStefano

In this sequel to Wither, in a future where genetic engineering has cured humanity of all diseases and defects but has also produced a virus that kills all females by age twenty and all males by the age twenty-five, teenaged Rhine escapes her forced marriage and journeys back to New York to find her twin brother.

Fracture
Megan Miranda

After falling through the ice of a frozen lake and being resuscitated by her best friend Decker, seventeen-year-old Delaney begins experiencing a strange affinity for the dead and wonders whether she is predicting death or causing it.

Friends with Boys
Faith Erin Hicks

After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and three older brothers, Maggie enrolls in public high school, where interacting with her peers is complicated by the melancholy ghost that has followed her throughout her entire life. Reviewed in MADreads.

Insurgent
Veronica Roth

In this sequel to Divergent, as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves - and herself - while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

Love & Leftovers: A Novel in Verse
Sarah Tregay

When her father starts dating a man, fifteen-year-old Marcie's depressed mother takes her to New Hampshire but just as Marcie starts falling for a great guy her father brings her back to Idaho, where all of her relationships have become strained.