Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Teen Summer Kick Off Concert and Art

Outdoor concert featuring teen bands and musicians. An indoor art exhibit will be happening simultaneously in the Robbins Library.

Please bring craft supplies for donation for the Children's Room: Support for grieving children, teens, and families. http://childrensroom.org/

For more information please contact Karen Dillon russellfundcoordinator@gmail.com

Monday, June 18, 2012

June Movie That Dare Not Speak Its Name!

Did you know we are playing a teen movie Friday at 3:00 PM in the Community Room? I would love to tell you the title, but I can't! But I CAN give you some hints!
Check here and Facebook for hints and clues all this week.

1- Alex Pettyfer is just one of a NUMBER of actors in this weeks movie. Dianna Agron, Glee's Quinn, is another character you may HART.
2- This movie is based off of a book.  The book has a NUMBER written out as part of the title.
3- Directed by  D.J. Caruso and Produced by Michael Bay.
4- This is a typo from the 1st edition of the book that the movie we are screening on Friday is based off of.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Teen Summer Challenge

Teen Summer Challenge 2012 Edition:

Registration starts June 11th and ends on the last day of the Teen Summer Challenge, September 7th at 5:00 PM.  You can log your books starting June 11th at 9:00 AM through September 7th at 5:00 PM.  Weekly raffles will start July 2nd and end on September 4th. 

Registration is Online and in the library.  Teens who register will be entered into the grand prize raffle and automatically entered into the weekly raffle.

Any teen can enter both weekly and grand prize raffle EVERY time they check out items, attend events, read a book, or write a review. Weekly raffle tickets will be saved and reused for grand prize drawing (teens won't have to fill out two tickets).  If you don't want a specific prize, write a note on the back of the raffle ticket.

Teen Summer Challenge Schedule will be posted on our Facebook page, Blog, as well as on flyers at the Reference Desk and in Teen Area.

All book logs (online and paper) must be submitted no later than Friday September 7th at 5:00 PM.  Late logs will not be accepted.

Click here to register or to log reading progress.

Teen Events Week of June 11th...

Teen Advisory Group
Monday, June 11th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robbins Library
4th Floor Conference Room
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to share ideas, plan programs, recommend materials, and much more. You bring ideas, I'll bring the pizza, and we will find ways to make the library a cool place for teens. If all this doesn't sound tempting enough, you also get Community Service Hours. Are you really going to turn down the chance to hang out and eat pizza, while having it count towards Community Service hours... doubtful!

Please register so I know how much pizza to buy.

Teens Only Book Group
Tuesday June 12th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Robbins Library
4th Floor Conference Room
This book group meets the second Tuesday of each month.Attendees will help select the book for each future meeting.Try new books and if you can't get into them then just put it down. No worries is you don't finish the book, just come share your thoughts on other books you have read, eat snacks and enjoy the discussion! Drop in and bring friends. "Enclave" by Ann Aguirre, book selection for June, is available in Teen Area now.

Teen Fashion Show at Fox
Wednesday June 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fox Library
Calling all teen fashionistas! The Fox Library is holding a Summer Preview Fashion Show for the Fashion at the Fox clothing sale. Be both fashion designer and model by picking out the outfits you'll strut down the runway during our 30 minute fashion preview. Talula Christian, local artist, costume designer and fashion photographer will be there to mentor the process and give fashion advice.

If you are interested in fashion, but would rather work behind the scenes, we will need teens to help run the show and would love a volunteer to announce our models as they walk the runway.

All models must register here and have a guardian sign a photo release form. Forms can be picked up at the Robbins Library or your guardian can sign it before the event. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Aimee.

Summer Preview Fashion Show
Wednesday June 13th
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Fox Library
Get a preview of some of the designer fashions you can buy at the Fashion at the Fox Women's Clothing Sale June 15th-16th.

Jarrett J. Krosoczka @ Fox!
Saturday, June 16th
10:30 AM
Fox Library
Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author and illustrator of the beloved Lunch Lady and Punk Farm books, will be coming to the Fox Library on June 16th! Jarrett will discuss how he grew from a child who loved to write stories and draw, into an award winning author and illustrator. Jarrett will present his artwork, share writing strategies, discuss the ever-popular Lunch Lady series, answer questions, and sign books, too!

Pick up your free ticket at 10:00 AM to ensure you get into this event.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Wednesday DVD Discount!

 Starting this June, borrow any two feature DVDs for the price of one all day on Wednesdays throughout the summer at both the Robbins Library and our Fox branch! Keep them both for a week.

We just got another batch of new YA DVDs in last week, so this is the perfect opportunity to check out a couple.  Here are just some of the titles added to the YA collection:
Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
Pretty Little Liars Season Two
Captain America
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jack and Jill
Like Crazy
Man on a Ledge
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
 New Year's Eve
The Muppets
Shark Night
The Three Musketeers
Tower Heist
Woman in Black
Geek Charming