Booked for Teens - July 1, 2014

Booked for Teens

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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If you haven’t signed up for the Teen Summer Reading Club yet, there’s still time! Go to to register, track your summer reading and volunteer hours, and upload your own book trailer (think movie trailer!).

Upcoming Events

Central Library Media Lab
Open media lab times and classes such as Audio Engineering, 3D World Building, and Photoshop are available throughout the week. See the Bubbler calendar for more information.

Meet with a Neighborhood Officer
Tuesdays, July 1-July 29, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Madison Writing Assistance: General Job and Writing Help
Tuesdays, July 1-July 29, 4:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Make a Movie on Your Mobile Device
Tuesday, July 1, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

Library as Incubator Project: Printed House Greeting Cards
Tuesday, July 1, 7:30pm-9:00pm -- Central Library [more info]

MadCity Makers Meetup
Wednesday, July 2, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Super Smash Bros: Brawl Tournament
Thursday, July 3, 2:00pm-5:00pm -- Hawthorne Library
Thursday, July 10, 2:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Library
Thursday, July 17, 2:00pm-5:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
Tuesday, July 22, 1:00pm-3:00pm -- Tournament Practice at Lakeview Library [more info]
Thursday, July 24, 2:00pm-5:00pm -- Lakeview Library
Thursday, July 31, 2:00pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Library
Think you have what it takes to be Madison's Super Smash Brothers: Brawl champion? The challenge is yours for the taking! Make it to one of the weekly qualifying rounds to prove your right to compete in the championship in August.

Chess Club for Kids
Thursdays, July 3 & 17, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

WYOU Open Lab
Thursdays, July 3-July 31, 4:00pm-8:00pm -- Central Library [more info]

Poetry Open Mic
Thursdays, July 3, 6:00pm-8:30pm [more info]

DJ Workshop
Saturday, July 5, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library [more info/register]
Saturday, July 12, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library [more info/register]
Saturday, July 19. 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library [more info/register]
Anyone who has ever been to a great party knows the DJ is the one who controls the tempo; ensuring the crowd stays on the dance floor. Now it’s your turn to learn how to control the wheels of steel by attending a free weekend workshop that introduces teenagers to the evolving industry of DJs, providing expert instruction with turntables, iPads and the DJ2 app.

Video Game Design Camp
Monday, July 7-Thursday, July 10, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library [more info/register]
Monday, July 21-Thursday, July 24, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library [more info/register]
Leave this 4-day camp having created your own video game level!

Savvy City Cycling: A Bicycling Commuting Workshop for Beginners
Monday, July 7, 6:00pm-7:30pm -- Central Library [more info]

Introduction to Storyboarding
Tuesday, July 8, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

Twinkle Henna
Thursday, July 10, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Lakeview Library [more info]

String a Bead, Change the World
Thursday, July 10, 1:00pm-3:00pm -- Sequoya Library [more info/register]

Tabletop Thursdays!
Thursday, July 10, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Free Feature Friday: ROBOCOP
Friday, July 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Introduction to Script Writing
Tuesday, July 15, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

The Art of Mehndi (Henna Tattoos)
Wednesday, July 16, 2:00pm -3:30pm - Pinney Library [more info]

Filmmaking 101
Thursday, July 17, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, July 18, 6:30pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Mini Terrarium
Monday, July 21, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Meadowridge Library [more info/register]

Teen Book Club
Monday, July 21, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Drop-In Animation Lab
Thursday, July 24, 2:00pm-5:00pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Monday, July 28, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Great Beginnings: Starting Your Story Off Right
Wednesday, July 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Monroe Street Library [more info/register]

Batik Paper Workshop
Thursday, July 31, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info/register]

Death Sworn
by Leah Cypess

When a young sorceress is exiled to teach magic to a clan of assassins, she will find that secrets can be even deadlier than swords.

Royally Lost
by Angie Stanton

Dragged on a family trip to Europe's ancient cities, Becca wants nothing more than to go home until she meets Nikolai and finds herself sharing a whirlwind of adventures with a runaway prince.

The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean, Telt by Hisself
by David Almond

Trapped in his bedroom by a father who fills his mind with mysterious tales and warnings, Billy Dean goes outside for the first time when his father disappears, and he discovers his abilities to heal the living and contact the dead.

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy
by Kate Hattemer

When a sleazy reality television show takes over Ethan's arts academy, he and his friends concoct an artsy plan to take it down.

What I Thought Was True
by Huntley Fitzpatrick

17-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place she lives, and the boy she can't admit she loves.