Booked for Teens - January 1, 2014

Booked for Teens

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Live Sound
Thursdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 12:00pm-2:00pm -- Central Library
In the Live Sound class, an expert Audio Engineer will teach attendees how to set up and run a professional grade live sound event. [more info]

Open Media Lab
Thursdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Fridays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 10:00am-2:00pm -- Central Library
Saturdays, January 4, 11, 18, & 25, 10:00am-2:00pm -- Central Library
Mondays, January 6, 13, & 27, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, & 29, 12:00pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
Drop in and check out Central Library's new media lab and all of its offerings. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Chess Club
Thursdays, January 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.

MadCity Makers Present...
Thursday, January 2, 6:30pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Branch
Join the MadCity Makers on the first Wednesday of each month (except January when it's the first Thursday) at Pinney Branch Library. [more info]

Fridays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Photoshop - everyone knows what it is, but not everyone knows how to use it. In the Photoshop class a professional visual effect artist will teach you about all of the amazing things Photoshop is capable of doing. [more info]

First Friday Flicks: The Way Way Back
Friday, January 3, 6:30pm-8:15pm -- Pinney Branch
Visit the Pinney Branch Library on the first Friday of every month to view a newly released DVD, foreign film, or popular title on our big screen. This month's feature is The Way Way Back. [more info]

3D Modeling
Saturdays, January 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
In the 3D Modeling class, you will use Autodesk Maya - the main modeling program used by film and video game studios - to create realistic 3D models suitable for video games, animation and film. [more info]

Stop Motion Open Lab
Sundays, January 5, 12, 19, & 26, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Drop in to get your hands on Madison Public Library's stop motion animation stations and check out Central Library's new media lab and all of its offerings. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Technical Recording
Mondays, January 6, 13, & 27, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
In the Technical Recording Class, a professional audio engineer will walk you through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! [more info]

Intro to Animation
Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, & 28, 12:00pm-2:00pm -- Central Library
In the Intro to 3D Animation class you will learn the basics of 3D Animation using Autodesk Maya, the main animation program used by nearly all major video game and film studios - from Pixar and Warner Brothers to Nintendo and Blizzard. [more info]

Teen Tuesdays
Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, & 28, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Stop by this weekly after school teen drop-in session to mess around with a rotation of The Bubbler's art and technology projects.

3D World Building
Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22, & 29, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library
Have you ever wanted to build your own video game level? How about your own world? In the 3D World Building class a professional Game Designer will teach you to use the Unreal Game Engine and Autodesk Maya to create every aspect of a 3D interactive world! [more info]

Craft Lab
Saturday, January 11, 3:00pm-4:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Not yer momma's craft class! Experiment with new techniques and supplies each month and love the results.

Art Experiments: Upcycles Magazines
Saturday, January 25, 10:00am-12:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Drop in to Pinney anytime between 10:00am-12:00pm and make something unique. We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity! We'll provide some project ideas to get you started. [more info/register]

Saturday Movie Matinee: Despicable Me 2
Saturday, January 25, 2:00pm-3:45pm -- Pinney Branch
The fourth Saturday of every month features a free movie matinee on the big screen! This month's movie is Despicable Me 2. In this animated feature, Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. This movie is rated PG. Anyone under 12 should be accompanied by an adult to attend.

Monday, January 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.

Wii Games for Teens
Thursday, January 30, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Play a variety of Wii games including Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Mario Bros, & Wii Sports with your friends on the big screen! Beginners welcome. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Pinney Library. No registration required.

Across a Star-Swept Sea
by Diana Peterfreund

Sixteen-year-old Persis Blake struggles to balance her life as a socialite and a secret spy in a future where Regs, or regular people, have power over the Reduced--those genetically engineered or drugged into physical and mental impairments.

Curtsies & Conspiracies
by Gail Carriger

In this sequel to Etiquette & Espionage, in her alternate England of 1851, fifteen-year-old Sophronia tries to uncover who is behind a plot to control a prototype that has the potential to alter human and supernatural travel, and to learn what role Mademoiselle Geraldine's academy for young spies plays in the affair.

The Living
by Matt de la Peña

After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.

More Than This
by Patrick Ness

Awakening inexplicably in the suburban English town of his early childhood after drowning, Seth is baffled by changes in the community and suffers from agonizing memories that reveal sinister qualities about the world around him.

Perfect Ruin
by Lauren DeStefano

Sixteen-year-old Morgan Stockhour lives in Internment, a floating city utopia. But when a murder occurs, everything she knows starts to unravel.

by Anna Jarzab

Sasha, who lives a quiet life with her grandfather in Chicago but dreams of adventure, is thrilled to be asked to prom by her long-time crush, Grant, but after