Teen's Choice Awards
Love to read whatever you can get your hands on?
Passionate about one book and one book only?
Then you’re qualified to pick the best book of the summer!
Read one of the library’s picks (copies available at your Neighborhood Library!), or add your own title to the mix. Begining in mid-May, visit the Teen's Choice Awards website at mplteenschoice.org for more info, to vote for and review your favorite books, and to see what other teens in Madison are reading and recommending.
Paper ballots will be available at all locations, ask library staff!
Super Smash Brothers Tournament
Do you have what it takes to be Madison Public Library's Super Smash Bros. WiiU Champion? Compete in our summer tournament and prove it!
If you place first, second, or third place in a qualifying round, you will be invited to compete against teens from across the city at the championship at Central Library on August 10th! Find out more details about the tournament dates and prize information over on the Super Smash Bros. tournament page.
Qualifying rounds begin June 9th at Hawthorne Library.
Teen Bubbler’s hands-on pop-up workshops introduce participants to a variety of creative outlets by collaborating with local people who want to share their talents and physical resources. Check out the teen programs, resources and creations on the Teen Bubbler website!
Media Lab @ Central Library
The Media Lab at Central Library is a free space to learn and use the following:
Stop motion animation with iPad stations
3D game design with Maya & Unreal
Film editing with Premiere Pro
Green screen video with iMovie
Audio design with Pro Tools
Graphic design with Photoshop
See the open hours and a full listing of hardware and software on the Media Lab webpage.
General Youth Services Questions
Supervisor Krissy Wick
Teen Book Finder
The Teen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists.
It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad.
Visit YALSA's site to try it out.
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