Thursday, August 27, 2015

Comics without leaving your couch!

We just discovered some great comics on Hoopla and wanted to share a sampling of some of the titles. These comics are always available for you to check out anywhere you have an Internet connection and are perfect for those times when the library isn’t open or for those days where it is just to hot to leave the house. If you have not signed up for Hoopla yet, click here to create a free account using your library card number.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Events through August: I am J and ICE CREAM!!!

Teens Only LGBTQA Book Group Wednesday, August 26th 7-8 p.m. Robbins Library Conference Room A book group just for LGBTQA teens and their teen allies. August’s book is I am J by Cris Beam. Even if you don’t get a chance to read the book, please join us to discuss future meetings and to choose a book for the August meeting. Books will be available in the Teen Area.



Monday Movie Starring Ice Cream Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Monday, August 31 6:30-8:30 p.m. Robbins Library Community Room
Teens, come to the Community Room for a make your own sundae buffet and a screening of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. This movie is rated PG-13

Monday, August 17, 2015

Teen Writer's Workshop is Back!!!

Writer's Workshop for Teens
Meets Six Mondays in the fall:
September 21, October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 30
6-7:30 p.m.
Meet at the Robbins Library Reference Desk
Presentation on Sunday, Dec. 14, 3-4:30 p.m.

Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects. Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. Bring writing you’ve been working on (short story, novel excerpt, poetry). Writers will have the opportunity to share their writing at a presentation on Sunday, December 14 from 3 to 4:30 pm.

Please register here to reserve your spot.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Events Week of August 12-15


LGBTQ Drop In Movie Night: “Saved!” Wednesday, August 12 7-8:30 p.m. Robbins Library Community Room Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy a night of fun. This month we will be screening Saved!, rated PG-13. This monthly event is cosponsored by the BAHS QSA and the Robbins Library. The BAHS QSA meets every Tuesday morning, and all teens are welcome. For more information, contact bahsqsa@gmail.com or watsonam@verizon.net or visit facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bahsqsa

Teen Game Time Hang Time Thursday, August 13 3-4:30 p.m. Robbins Library Community Room Teens, come hang out and play some PS4 and WiiU games.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Japanese Manga and Heroic Style with Andy Fish

Japanese Manga and Heroic Style
Tuesday, August 4
4-5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room

In Japan, almost everyone is into this popular art form and Americans are discovering the excitement. Our workshop will cover a brief history of the art form and then feature a hands-on demo which the attendees follow along with producing their own works.  We'll also be looking and and studying what gives an individual character a heroic style.

Please register here.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Upcoming July Events

Teen Game Time Hang Time
Thursday, July 23
3-4:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Teens, come hang out and play some PS4 and WiiU games.

image by marvelousRoland
Avengers Extravaganza!
Monday, July 27
3-5:30 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Avengers fans in grades 5 through 7 assemble for an afternoon of Avengers activities and a screening The Avengers movie! This movie is rated PG-13!
This program is exclusively for youth going into grades 5 through 7.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Event This Week: Henna Art and LGBTQA Book Group


Henna Art
Tuesday, July 14
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Robbins Library Community Room
Join Professional Henna Artist Mandy Roberge in this unique workshop where library patrons can receive beautiful henna tattoos while learning about the history of the art form, known as mehndi. The henna paste is applied artfully to the skin in breathtaking designs, and stains the skin for several weeks. It is safe for all skin types. Patrons are welcome to bring designs of their own choosing. For ages 12-18, please register here.

Teens Only LGBTQA Book Group
Wednesday, July 15
7-8 p.m.
Robbins Library Conference Room
A book group just for LGBTQA teens and their teen allies. July’s book is Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan. Even if you don’t get a chance to read the book, please join us to discuss future meetings and to choose a book for the August meeting. Books will be available in the Teen Area.