Booked for Teens - November 1, 2012

Thursday, November 1, 2012

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Knitting at the Library
Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15, & 29, 3:00pm-4:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Learn the basics of knitting. We provide supplies. No registration required. Drop in anytime 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Superheroes of the Round Table
Thursdays, November 1, 15, & 29, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Read the comic book style exploits of famous knights, fallen kings, faeries, and pilgrims. Learn how comics and graphic novels tell stories, then create your own graphic novel and cartoon animation adaptations of some of the works of Shakespeare, Chaucer, and other famous early English writers.  [register]

Cr-Afternoons
Thursdays, November 1, 8, & 15, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Join creative librarians for after-school craft fun! Colorful paper, glitter glue, paints and more! No registration necessary.

Chess Club
Thursdays, November 1 & 15, 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.

Arty Party
Thursday, November 1, 5:00pm-6:00pm -- Hawthorne Branch
Monday, November 12. 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Once a month, come to the library for an arty party! Bring your own project from home or try a new technique using a colorful array of art supplies provided by the library. For tweens and teens, ages 10 and up.

Friday Lounge
Fridays, November 2 & 9, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Play some games, make some crafts...relax and unwind. No registration necessary.

Every Tuesday
Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Bring some skills & imagination to show off your talents in a wide array of art and technology workshops. Some projects will last one session, and some projects will be ongoing until they are finished.  Stop by to find out what we are working on this week!

Meadowridge Chess Club
Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 21, & 28, 3:30pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Come to the Library and play. Any level of experience, all ages are welcome. No registration required. Drop in anytime 3:30pm-5pm.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up
Friday, November 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. [more info/register]

Craft Lab
Saturday, November 10, 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. Registration begins two weeks before each class.  [register]

Wisconsin Book Festival: Project Girl Workshop
Sunday, November 11, 1:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
These days, it's essential that girls become educated, equipped, and inspired to be critical consumers of media. Project Girl uses an arts-based approach to media literacy to get girls asking questions and looking at culture with discerning eyes. Project Girl co-creator Kelly Parks Snider will facilitate this workshop for girls ages 10-14 (and those who support them).  Part of the Wisconsin Book Festival.

Gaming @ the Library
Tuesday, November 13, 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.

Twinkle Henna
Thursday, November 15, 4:30pm-5:30pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Henna artist Veena Vijayvargiya will create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind henna tattoo on your skin. Permission slips required. Call 824-1780 or click here to register.

Solar Mamas - Community Cinema
Saturday, November 17, 1:00pm-3:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
Come to the free screening of Community Cinema's Solar Mamas by Jehane Noujaim. Rafea - a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four - is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend a solar engineering program at India's Barefoot College. She will join poor women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso, and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities.

Teen Book Club
Monday, November 19, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- 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. The teens are discussing Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson for November 19. Stop at the library for your copy of the book. No registration required.

DIY: Beading/Jewelry
Monday, November 19, 4:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Design and create beaded jewelry and other assorted accessories.
Call 288-6160 or click here to register beginning 11/5.

Video Game Club
Monday, November 26, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and pizza. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
Thursday, November 29, 4:30-6:00pm -- 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 beginning 11/15.

Beautiful Redemption
by Kami Garcia

In the fourth book in the Beautiful Creatures series, when Ethan wakes after the chilling events of the Eighteenth Moon, his one goal is to return to Lena and his loved ones, while back in Gatlin, Lena vows to do whatever it takes to bring Ethan home--even trusting old enemies and risking the lives of those Ethan left to protect.

The Crown of Embers
by Rae Carson

In this sequel to The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Elisa is the hero of her country, but she is only 17 years old. As the country begins to crumble beneath her, Elisa will take another journey. She crosses the ocean in search of the perilous source of the Godstone's power. That is not all she finds.

The Diviners
by Libba Bray

Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation.

Every Day
by David Levithan

Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.

Hidden
by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

In the 10th book in the House of Night series, Neferet's true nature has been revealed to the Vampyre High Council, so Zoey and the gang might finally get some help in defending themselves and their beloved school against a gathering evil that grows stronger every day. And they'll need it, because Neferet's not going down without a fight.

If I Lie
by Corrine Jackson

Seventeen-year-old Sophie Quinn becomes an outcast in her small military town when she chooses to keep a secret for her Marine boyfriend who is missing in action in Afghanistan.

Pushing the Limits
by Katie McGarry

Rendered a subject of gossip after a traumatic night that left her with terrible scars on her arms, Echo is dumped by her boyfriend and bonds with bad-boy Noah, whose tough attitude hides an understanding nature and difficult secrets.

The Raven Boys
by Maggie Stiefvater

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Seconds Away: a Mickey Bolitar Novel
by Harlen Coben

In the second book in the Mickey Bolitar series, following Shelter, when tragedy strikes close to home, Mickey Bolitar and his new friends find themselves at the center of a murder mystery.

Tiger Lily
by Jodi Lynn Anderson and J.M. Barrie

Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy--Peter Pan--and falls in love with him.