Booked for Teens - October 1, 2013

Booked for Teens

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

Teen Tuesday
Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 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.

Sequoya Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays, October 1 & 15, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
School age kids who know the basics of chess (i.e. how the pieces move) are welcome.

Meadowridge Chess Club
Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 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.

MadCity Makers Present... Halloween Costuming
Wednesday, October 2, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Branch
Join the MadCity Makers in a Halloween Costuming workshop. Bring your costume ideas and costumes-in-progress to work on in a social setting, get and share advice, etc. Anyone is welcome to just hang out and join in the fun! Participants should bring their own tools and materials. A sense of community will be provided, free of charge. [more info]

Chess Club
Thursdays, October 3 & 17, 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.

One Life
Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 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. Students will be encouraged to understand and challenge the world around them through art. Working individually and in groups, students will be able to gain new perspectives on various worldviews and cultural practices, building community and a support system of peers.

Beginner’s Workshop: Start Writing Your Memoir!
Thursdays, October 3, 10, 24, & 31, 6:00pm-7:45pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
In this workshop for beginning writers, we will explore different aspects of writing a memoir. Whether you want to share your own life experiences or pass on your family's stories, this class will get you started. For each class, students write a few pages on their life experiences. Attendees should bring paper and pen/pencils for in-class exercises. Anyone 14 years old and up is welcome to sign up. [register]

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Sword Art Online
Friday, October 4, 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 or go online to reserve your spot! [more info/register]

Koran by Heart: One Chance to Remember (film)
Friday, October 4, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Sequoya Branch
An engaging look at the unique experiences and aspirations of Muslim children throughout the world. This film is part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf.: Muslim Journeys, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures Initiative. [more info]

Super Smash Bros: BRAWL Tournament
Saturday, October 5, 1:00pm-4:30pm -- Central Library
Compete in a Smash tournament on the B-I-G screens at the new Central Library!

Bully: A showing of the 2011 film followed by a discussion with Cindy Crane
Saturday, October 5, 2:00pm-4:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Branch
This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we've all been affected by bullying, whether we've been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness. After we view the film, a supportive, thoughtful discussion will be led by Cindy Crane of Seekardia. Cindy Crane started Seekardia bringing together her 10 years of experience as a Lutheran parish pastor and five and one half years serving as the executive director of a nonprofit that makes schools safer for LGBT youth and addresses bullying issues in Wisconsin Schools. This film is rated PG-13; children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend this program with their teenage children also.

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (film)
Saturday, October 5, 2:00pm-4:00pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
A documentary that takes an epic journey across nine countries and over 1,400 years of history. This film is part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf.: Muslim Journeys, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures Initiative. [more info/register]

Beading with Anika
Saturday, October 5, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Learn how to make a stretch bracelet or anklet with jewelry artist Anika. All supplies provided. For Teens in grades 6-12. [register]

T-Shirt Transformation
Monday, October 7, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Sequoya Branch
Pull that old t-shirt that you never wear out of the closet. We will have supplies and instructions for several repurposing projects. For teens in grades 6-12. [register]

Button Making
Monday, October 7, 3:00pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Come and make your own button creations! All supplies provided.

Make It Mondays
Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, & 28, 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 after school teen drop-in session to mess around with a rotation of The Bubbler's art and technology projects.

Library LEGO Club
Monday, October 7, 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!

Studio K
Tuesdays, October 8, 15, 22, & 29, 4:30pm-6:00pm -- Central Library
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.

Bully Film Screening & Discussion Panel
Tuesday, October 8, 6:00pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Watch the award winning documentary film Bully on the big screen followed by a panel discussion about bullying. Panelists will include representatives from Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS), Goodman Community Center, TAPIT/new works, and UW-Madison Department of Educational Psychology. This event is a tie-in to the 2013 UW-Madison & Madison Public Library's Go Big Read book discussions of A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. [more info]

Central Cinema and Community Cinema Presents “The Graduates/Los Graduados”
Thursday, October 10, 6:30pm-8:45pm -- Central Library
Join us for the film by Bernardo Ruiz. Pressing issues in education today are explored through the eyes of a diverse array of Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States in this eye-opening documentary on the challenges facing students, their families, educators and community leaders. Join us for a discussion following the film facilitated by Gladis Benavides from Be Cross Cultural. Lucia Nunez, Director of Madison Dept of Civil Rights will also join us.

Craft Lab
Saturday, October 12, 3:30pm-4:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch
Not yer momma's craft class! Experiment with new techniques and supplies each month and love the results.

Buffalo Soldiers: The Legacy
Saturday, October 12, 3:30pm-4:15pm -- Lakeview Branch
Sunday, October 13, 4:00pm-4:45pm -- Central Library
Kojo Productions presents a reading of their performance of "Buffalo Soldiers: The Legacy." The play chronicles one military campaign between the indigenous people and the United States cavalry, more commonly known as the "Indian Wars." [more info]

Video Game Club
Monday, October 14, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Lakeview Branch
Video games, friendly competition, and snacks. Show your friends and foes how to compete on the Wii.

Ashman Anime Club Presents... Texhnolyze
Friday, October 18, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Branch [more info/register]

Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, October 18, 7:00pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Branch
Join us at the library to showcase your talents. Share a spooky (or not) poem, story, or song. Play an instrument, tell some jokes, dance, it's really up to you. For teens in grades 6-12. No registration required. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Pinney Library.

Teen Book Club: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Monday, October 21, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- 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. The teens have chosen Divergent by Veronica Roth for the October discussion. Stop at the library for your copy of the book. No registration required.

Monday, October 21, 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.

MadCity Makers Meetup
Wednesday, October 23, 6:00pm-9:00pm -- Central Library
Join the MadCity Makers on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at Central Library. All are welcome to drop in and join the fun. 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.

Super Duct Tape Wallets
Friday, October 25, 2:00pm-3:00pm -- Hawthorne Branch
Make your own durable wallet out of colorful duct tape! Instructions and materials provided. For kids and teens in Grades 3 & up. Call 246-4548 or click here to register beginning October 11.

Upcycle It! Crafts for Teens & Grown Ups
Tuesday, October 29, 7:00pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Branch
Challenge yourself to create an upcycled treasure. We'll have sewing machines and all kinds of embellishments for you to turn an old t-shirt into an artistic bag. No crafting skills or materials needed, we provide the shirts and all the supplies. You are welcome to bring your own shirt if you'd like. Click here to register beginning October 15.

by Kendare Blake

Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals.

The Book of Broken Hearts
by Sarah Ockler

Jude has learned a lot from her older sisters, but the most important thing is this: The Vargas brothers are notorious heartbreakers. But as Jude begins to fall for Emilio Vargas, she begins to wonder if her sisters were wrong.

The Dream Thieves
by Maggie Stiefvater

In the second book in the Raven Cycle, now that the ley lines around Cabeswater are awake, magic is swirling around Blue and The Raven boys and Ronan Lynch's ability to pull objects from his dreams is almost out of control but worst of all, the mysterious Gray Man is stalking the Lynch family, looking for something called the Greywaren.

by Rainbow Rowell

Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father. Reviewed on MADreads.

If You Could Be Mine
by Sara Farizan

In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.

A Moment Comes
by Jennifer Bradbury

As the partition of India nears in 1947 bringing violence even to Jalandhar, Tariq, a Muslim, finds himself caught between his forbidden interest in Anupreet, a Sikh girl, and Margaret, a British girl whose affection for him might help with his dream of studying at Oxford.

Rose Under Fire
by Elizabeth Wein

In this sequel to Code Name Verity, when young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.

United We Spy
by Allie Carter

In the sixth book in the Gallagher Girls series, Cammie Morgan and her friends finally know why the terrorist organization called the Circle of Cavan has been hunting her. Now the spy girls and Zach must track down the Circle's elite members to stop them before they implement a master plan that will change Cammie--and her country--forever.