Monday, April 14, 2014

Pizza and Movie Day for Teens!

Wednesday, April 16th from 1:00 - 3:30 PM  Join your friends on the spring break for pizza and a screening of the movie The Hobbit:  the Desolation of Smaug (Rated PG-13), the second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.  The movie continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.  Please call the Young Adult Desk or register online if you would like to attend.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Congratulations Harbor-Factions!!

Congratulations to the Harbor-Factions who placed 3rd in the Advanced Battle of the Books 2014 competition! 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Congratulations Caroline! Teen Tech Week Prize Winner

Someday Dancer by Sarah Rubin        This book is about a poor girl who really wants to dance but can't afford it.  There is an open dance audition in New York City and she really wants to go.  Her mother and grandma can not afford the bus to go there so she will need to find a way to get there.  The book is very interesting, exciting and you won't expect what happens!     - Reviewed by Caroline

Monday, February 24, 2014

DIY @ your Library! March 9th - 15th , 2014

During the Young Adult Library Services Association's (YALSA's) Teen Tech Week, libraries make the time to showcase all the great non-print resources and services that are available to teens and their families.  Through cooking classes, the Teen Tech Squad, video workshops, and gaming, the Library provides a space for teens to learn, explore, create and share their ideas in meaningful ways with others in the community.  Check out this month's DIY programs and stop by YA Central between March 9th through 15th to participate in DYI @ your Library activities by writing a review of a book you've read and earn a raffle for a chance to win a "Maker" basket of your own.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Pizza and Movie Day for Teens!

Ender's Game, Thursday, February 20th from 1:00 -3:30 PM 
     Join your friends on the winter break for pizza and a screening of the move Ender's Game (Rated PG-13).  When a hostile alien race attacked Earth, if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost.  In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children.  Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope.  Once at command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.  This movie is based on the popular YA novel by Orson Scott Card.  Please call the Young Adult Desk or register online.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Free SAT Practice Exam & Review

Open to all High School Students.  Saturday, February 8th from 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM  Take a practice exam covering math, critical reading and writing.  Monday, February 24th 7:00 - 8:00 PM Receive your scores and learn test-taking strategies from a Kaplan professional.  Any test or college admissions questions will be answered as well.  Parents are welcome.  Please call the Young Adult Desk or register online.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Academic Quiz Bowl

Wednesday, January 22nd, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Join your friends for this unique program that is educational, competitive and fun at the same time.  Academic Quiz Bowl incorporates a multiple-station buzzer system (similar to the one seen on "Jeopardy!") that allows you to attempt to answer age appropriate questions on a variety of subjects that include:  Current Events, Science & Math, Literature, Women in History, Sports and Pop Culture.  Please call the Young Adult Desk to register or register online.