Booked for Teens - August 1, 2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Craft Lab: Duct Tape Mania
Wednesday, August 1, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
From Sun Prints to Sock Zombies, the weekly projects in the Craft Lab kick it up a notch. Experiment with new techniques and supplies, learn new skills and love the results. [register]

Meadowridge Chess Club
Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 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.

Own the Night @ Your Library!
Wednesday, August 1, 5:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch [more info/register]

Knitting at the Library
Thursdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 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
Thursdays, August 2 & 16, 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... Akikan!
Friday, August 3, 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. Call ahead to reserve your spot! [more info/register]

Every Tuesday
Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- 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 this Summer.

The Art of Mehndi (Henna Tattoos)
Tuesday, August 7, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Learn about the history of this beautiful art form. Practice your own designs and temporarily tattoo yourself or your friends! Or just get a gorgeous tattoo tailored to your mood and personality. *Permission slips required.

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays,  August 7 & 21, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
School age kids who know the basics of chess (i.e. how the pieces move) are welcome.

Collage Art with Trent
Wednesday, August 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Join artist Trent Miller for a collage workshop where you will use a variety of found objects to make your own picture!

Craft Lab: Sock Zombies
Wednesday, August 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Goodman South Madison Anime Club
Fridays, August 10 & 24, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- 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 Spa Day
Monday, August 13, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Beat the summer heat by pampering yourself and your friends with a trip to the library's Spa Day for Teens! You can make some homemade cosmetics, enjoy tasty treats, and possibly try out a new color of nail polish. Call 288-6160 or click here to register.

Duck Tape Mania III
Tuesday, August 14, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Pinney Branch [more info/register]
Tuesday, August 14, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch [more info/register]
Snacks, colored Duck Tape and loads of fun! Bring your friends and make wearable art - purses, wallets, sandals, bracelets, belts and more.

Gaming @ the Library
Tuesday, August 14, 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.

Craft Lab
Wednesday, August 15, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Utakata
Friday, August 17, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Teen Video Game Club
Thursday, August 23, 3:00pm-4:30pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Monday, August 27, 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.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Noein: To Your Other Self
Friday, August 31, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Between the Lines
by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer

Told in their separate voices, sixteen-year-old Prince Oliver, who wants to break free of his fairy tale existence, and fifteen-year-old Delilah, a loner obsessed with Prince Oliver and the book in which he exists, work together to seek his freedom.

In Honor
by Jessi Kirby

Three days after she learns that her brother Finn died serving in Iraq, Honor receives a letter from him asking her to drive his car from Texas to California for a concert, and when his estranged best friend shows up suddenly and offers to accompany her, they set off on a road trip that reveals much about all three of them.

Keep Holding On
by Susane Colasanti

Bullied at school and neglected by her poor, self-absorbed, single mother at home, high school junior Noelle finally reaches the breaking point after a classmate commits suicide.

Lies Beneath
by Anne Greenwood Brown

As the only brother in a family of mermaids living in Lake Superior, Calder White is expected to seduce Lily, the daughter of the man believed to have killed the mermaids' mother, but he begins to fall in love with her just as Lily starts to suspect the legends about the lake are true.

My Life Next Door
by Huntley Fitzpatrick

When Samantha, the seventeen-year-old daugher of a wealthy, perfectionistic, Republican state senator, falls in love with the boy next door, whose family is large, boisterous, and just making ends meet, she discovers a different way to live, but when her mother is involved in a hit-and-run accident Sam must make some difficult choices.

Nevermore: the final Maximum Ride adventure
by James Patterson

One last chance... for Max, Fang, and Dylan... before it all ends.  One last incredible, explosive adventure with an astonishing ending that no one could have seen coming.

One Moment
by Kristina McBride

Rising high school senior Maggie remembers little about the accidental death of her boyfriend, Joey, but as she slowly begins to recall that day at the gorge with their long-time friends, she realizes he was keeping some terrible secrets. Reviewed in MADreads.

The Selection
by Kiera Cass

Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her. Reviewed in MADreads.

by Rachel Hartman

In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents. Reviewed in MADreads.

by Elizabeth Norris

If Janelle Tenner wants to avenge her father's death and stop the end of the world, she's going to need to uncover Ben's secrets--and keep from falling in love with him in the process.