Booked for Teens - November 1, 2014

Booked for Teens

Saturday, November 1, 2014

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Check out the Bubbler and Media Lab calendar for information on Open Media Lab times and classes like Basics of Game Design, Intro to Audio Engineering, and more!

Mad Mondays
Mondays, November 3-24, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
Activities for teens (6th grade and up) of all kinds!

Teen Time
Monday, November 3, 3:00pm-5:00pm -- Lakeview Library
Stop by this drop-in session to mess around with video games, Rubik's cubes, cooking, art, games and more!

Perler Bead Madness
Monday, November 3, 3:00pm-5:30pm -- Meadowridge Library [more info/register]
Monday, November 17, 3:00pm-5:30pm -- Meadowridge Library [more info/register]

First Monday, First Person: A Memoir Writers’ Monthly Salon
Monday, November 3, 6:00pm-7:45pm -- Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Teen Tuesday
Tuesdays, November 4-25, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
Stop by this weekly after school teen drop-in session to play vids and mess around with a rotation of art and technology projects.

Madison Writing Assistance: General Job and Writing Help
Tuesdays, November 4-25, 4:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Nail Art Club
Tuesdays, November 4-18, 5:00pm-6:30pm -- Meadowridge Library
Leave the library with fancy hands. Use our designs and resources to dream up designs. All materials provided. No registration necessary.

MadCity Makers Meet at the Bodgery
Wednesday, November 5, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Chess Club for Kids
Thursdays, November 6 & 20,4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Poetry Open Mic
Thursday, November 6, 6:30pm-8:30pm -- Central Library [more info]

Video Game Friday
Fridays, November 7 & 21, 2:30pm-5:00pm -- Meadowridge Library [more info]

One Life: Spoken Word
Fridays, November 7-21, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
A weekly after school music composition, spoken word and creative writing workshop run by our partners from the JVN Project. Open to all high school students.

Friday, November 7, 5:30pm-9:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Kid’s Knitting Class
Saturday, November 8, 10:00am-12:00pm -- Sequoya Library [more info/register]

Craft Lab
Saturday, November 8, 3:00pm-4:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Library [more info/register]

Savvy Cycling: A Bicycle Commuting Workshop for Beginners
Monday, November 10, 6:00pm-7:30pm -- Central Library [more info]

Paper Garlands & Gift Tags Workshop
Tuesday, November 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]
Wednesday, November 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Monroe Street Library [more info/register]

Throwback Thursday Video Games
Thursday, November 13, 3:00pm-5:30pm -- Meadowridge Library [more info]

Tabletop Thursdays!
Thursday, November 13, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Animation Project Day
Saturday, November 15, 10:00am-4:00pm -- Sequoya Library
Sunday, November 16, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Swing by this session to learn how to create an animated story and use the library's equipment to produce the video! We can pull from our bag of tricks to teach you how to make a book trailer or an autobiography, but would be happy to help you develop a project of your choosing!

International Games Day
Saturday, November 15, 10:00am-4:00pm -- Central Library
Game on! A full day of Mansions of Madness, Revolution, Beginning Munchkin, Chess, Magic, Dungeons & Dragons, Classic Traveller, Savage Worlds, Pokemon, Carcassonne, Zombie Apocalypse, Hey, That's My Fish!, and Xbox & Wii -- a little something for everyone!

Yoga for You
Thursday, November 20, 6:30pm-7:45pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

Polish Ornament Workshop
Saturday, November 22, 9:30am-12:30pm -- Pinney Library
This hands-on workshop will focus on the art of Polish ornament making led by instructor Gloria Welniak. Several types of traditional Polish ornaments will be made. [more info/register]

Monday, November 24, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future
by A.S. King

As her high school graduation draws near, Glory O'Brien begins having powerful and terrifying visions of the future as she struggles with her long-buried grief over her mother's suicide.

How it Went Down
by Kekla Magoon

When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is white, and in the aftermath everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events agree.

In Real Life
by Cory Doctorow

Immersing herself in an online role-playing game where she enjoys fantasy heroics, Anda confronts a difficult choice when she befriends a disadvantaged Chinese kid who works illegally to collect valuable objects and sell them to other players for real money. (Graphic Novel)

On a Clear Day
by Walter Dean Myers

In 2035, Dahlia Grillo, a sixteen-year-old math whiz, joins with six other American teens traveling to England to meet with groups from around the world in hopes of stopping C8, the companies that control nearly everything for their own benefit.

Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods
by Rick Riordan and John Rocco

Percy Jackson, a modern-day demigod, tells the origin stories of the gods of Olympus and provides an insider's point of view - with plenty of attitude - in this illustrated collection.

The Young Elites
by Marie Lu

Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities.