Booked for Teens - October 1, 2014

Booked for Teens

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New teen books and teen events and classes.

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Upcoming Events

For more information about classes such as Basics of Game Design, Story and Film Development, and Open Media Lab times in the Central Library Media Lab, check out the Bubbler calendar.

MadCity Makers Meetup
Wednesday, October 1, 6:45pm-8:45pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Chess Club for Kids
Thursdays, October 2 & 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

One Life: Spoken Word
Fridays, October 3-31, 4:00pm-6:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
One Life at Goodman South Madison Library is a weekly after school music composition, spoken word and creative writing workshop run by our partners from the JVN Project.

The Fault in Our Stars: Party and Movie
Friday, October 3, 5:30pm-8:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

Mad Mondays
Mondays, October 6-27, 2:30pm-4:00pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
Activities for teens (6th grade and up) of all kinds!

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

Teen Tuesday
Tuesdays, October 7-28, 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 and Job Writing Help
Tuesdays, October 7-28, 4:30pm-7:30pm -- Goodman South Madison Library [more info]

Tabletop Thursdays!
Thursday, October 9, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Free Friday Feature - Edge of Tomorrow
Friday, October 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Craft Lab
Saturday, October 11, 3:00pm-4:15pm -- Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Animation Project Day
Saturday, October 18, 10:00am-4:00pm -- Central Library
Sunday, October 19, 1:00pm-4:00pm -- Central Library
Wisconsin Book Festival Drop-In: 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!

Teen Time
Monday, October 20, 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, October 20, 3:00pm-5:30pm -- Meadowridge Library
Make custom keychains and magnets by using popular fuse beads and your own patterns, or use one of ours. All materials provided. Registration suggested, but not mandatory. [register]

Teen Book Club
Monday, October 20, 3:30pm-4:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info]

“Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ’Round” - the Music of the Civil Rights Movement
Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm-7:45pm -- Goodman South Madison Library
Music was a peaceful yet powerful force in the Civil Rights Movement. Learn about its significance from UW-Madison Professor of Afro-American History and Odyssey teacher, Dr. Craig Werner. [more info]

Madison Travel Circle: Wandering Throughout Guatemala
Wednesday, October 22, 6:00pm-8:00pm -- Hawthorne Library [more info]

Adventure Time Party
Thursday, October 23, 3:30pm-5:30pm -- Meadowridge Library
 Mathematical! Join us for a screening of some of your favorite Adventure Time episodes (TV-PG), along with snacks, crafts, trivia, and prizes. Registration recommended, but not mandatory. [register]

Polish Paper Cutting Workshop (Wycinanki)
Saturday, October 25, 9:30am-12:30pm -- Pinney Library [more info/register]

Monday, October 27, 7:00pm-8:45pm -- Alicia Ashman Library [more info]

Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, October 31, 6:30pm-8:00pm -- Pinney Library
Join us at the library to showcase your talents. Wear a costume if you'd like! 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.

100 Sideways Miles
by Andrew Smith

Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away.

by Scott Westerfeld

In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Blue Lily, Lily Blue
by Maggie Stiefvater

In this third installment in the Raven Boys Cycle, Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.

Egg & Spoon
by Gregory Maguire

An impoverished Russian country girl Elena Rudina and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga.

I’ll Give You the Sun
by Jandy Nelson

A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.

Skink No Surrender
by Carl Hiaasen

With the help of an eccentric ex-governor, a teenaged boy searches for his missing cousin in the Florida wilds.