Booked for Teens - November 1, 2013

Booked for Teens

Friday, November 1, 2013

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Double Feature!
Friday, November 1, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Special double feature night: "Garden of Words" and "GYO: Tokyo Fish Attack". [more info/register]

Bully Film and Discussion
Saturday, November 2, 1:00pm-3:30pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Watch the award winning documentary film Bully followed by a discussion about bullying. This event is a tie-in to the 2103 UW-Madison & Madison Public Library's Go Big Read book discussions of A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki.

Stop Motion Open Lab
Sundays, November 3, 10, 17, & 24, 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.

Dungeons and Dragons
Sundays, November 3 & 17, 1:30pm-4:30pm -- Sequoya Branch
Travel across mythical lands, adventure into mysterious labyrinths and do battle with all manor of beasts! Numerous versions are supported. Some supplies will be provided but we encourage veterans to bring their own. No experience required.

DIY Wrap Bracelets
Monday, November 4, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
Make up to three unique wrap bracelets. Stack 'em on your own wrist, or give some away. For teens in grades 6-12. [register]

Make It Mondays
Mondays, November 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Central Library
Animation, Circuitry, Spin Art, 3-D Printing, LED Lighting, Screen Printing, Video Game Design, and more. Stop by this weekly drop-in session to mess around with a rotation of The Bubbler's art and technology projects.

Library LEGO Club
Monday, November 4, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch
We'll provide a different theme each time, along with some stories and pictures to inspire the imagination. Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, November 5 & 19, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
School age kids who know the basics of chess (i.e. how the pieces move) are welcome.

Teen Tuesday
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, & 26, 4:00pm-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.

Studio K
Tuesday, November 5, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Central Library [register]
Tuesday, November 12, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Central Library [register]
Tuesday, November 19, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Central Library [register]
Tuesday, November 26, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Central Library [register]
Studio K is a game design workshop that uses Kodu, a powerful 3D game design and programming tool that enables users to focus on creating compelling games for their friends. Presented by UW's Games and Learning Society.

MadCity Makers Present...
Tuesday, November 5, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Branch
MadCity Makers are a group of people who get together to master the art of creation in the modern age. This can mean sewing, cooking, blacksmithing, knitting, welding, carpentry, programming, masonry, glass blowing, and so on and so forth. Each month will have a different theme!

Meadowridge Chess Club
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Branch
Learn how to play chess and compete with children of varied levels. For children in grades K-12. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

One Life
Thursdays, November 7, 14, & 21, 4:00pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
Brought to you by UW's cutting-edge multicultural artistic program, First Wave, these weekly after school teen workshops will use hip-hop expression as a way to show youth they have a voice and it is indeed heard. [more info]

Chess Club
Thursdays, November 7 & 21, 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.

DIY Duck Tape
Tuesday, November 12, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Snacks, colored Duck Tape and loads of fun! Bring your friends and make wearable art - purses, wallets, sandals, bracelets, belts, and more. [register]

Button Making
Wednesday, November 13, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Hawthorne Branch
Come and make your own button creations! All supplies provided. For kids and teens in Grades 3 and up.

3D World Design
Wednesdays, November 13, 20, & 27, 4:30pm-7:00pm -- Central Library
Use Maya software to create the game world of your dreams! Manipulate landscape, create environmental effects, design and create buildings, then put everything into a game engine and challenge others inside your world. This is a five-week series - other dates: 11/20/2013; 11/27/2013; 12/04/2013; 12/11/2013; 12/18/2013 [register]

Community Cinema - The State of Arizona
Wednesday, November 13, 6:30pm-8:45pm -- Central Library
Join us for the Community Cinema screening of The State of Arizona, followed by a discussion with local experts. [more info]

Hunger Games Movie & Party
Friday, November 15, 5:30pm-8:15pm -- Pinney Branch
November 15 is exactly one week until the big screen release of Catching Fire. Are you excited? Come to Pinney Branch Library tonight to watch The Hunger Games on the big screen. Prize for best costume! Themed snacks! Games & Crafts! And may the odds be ever in your favor. [more info]

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Mysterious Girlfriend X
Friday, November 15, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

International Games Day at Your Library
Saturday, November 16, 9:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Game on! Read, learn, play during International Games Day @ your library. A day of BRAWL and chess tournaments, KODU and Maya Autodesk workshops, Jenga and Minecraft challenges, a Game Lab, and everything in between!

Dr. Who Anniversary Party
Saturday, November 16, 2:30pm-4:30pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who and his Tardis. Bonus points for dressing as your favorite character!

Video Game Club
Monday, November 18, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Teen Book Club
Monday, November 18, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- 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. Stop at the library for your copy of the book. No registration required.

Monday, November 25, 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.

Feature Film for Kids, Teens, and Adults
Saturday, November 30, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
When Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot; €”fame and fortune are his for the taking - €”that is, until he meets three witches, Theodora, Evanora and Glinda, who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity, €”and even a bit of wizardry, €”Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, but into a better man as well. [more info/register]

by Veronica Roth

In the conclusion to the Divergent series, the faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered--fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. But will she be prepared to face impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love?

Emerald Green
by Kerstin Gier

Since learning she is the Ruby, the final member of the time-traveling Circle of Twelve, nothing has gone right for Gwen and she holds suspicions about both Count Saint-German and Gideon, but as she uncovers the Circle's secrets she finally learns her own destiny in this finale to the Ruby Red trilogy.

Far Far Away
by Tom McNeal

When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate, Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.

Half Lives
by Sara Grant

Follows the lives of two unlikely teenaged heroes, mysteriously linked and living hundreds of years apart, as both struggle to survive and protect future generations from the terrible fate that awaits any who dare to climb the mountain.

by Brandon Sanderson

At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.

Where the Stars Still Shine
by Trish Doller

Abducted at age five, Callie, now seventeen, has spent her life on the run but when her mother is finally arrested and she is returned to her father in small-town Florida, Callie must find a way to leave her past behind, become part of a family again, and learn that love is more than just a possibility.