Teen Summer Reading Program Events

by on May 22nd, 2012

The annual Teen Summer Reading Program will begin this year on Sunday, June 3 and continue through Tuesday, July 31. Participants can sign up at the Fiction Desk where they will receive a Reading Form and Book Review Form. After reading five books, participants fill out the Reading Form and Book Review Form. Return it to Fiction Desk staff in the Library to receive a paperback book prize and entry into the grand prize drawings. This year’s prizes include a NOOK Tablet and gift certificates to Prairie Lights Books, iTunes, and local movie theatres.

For more information, call 356-5200, option 4 or email teens@icpl.org.

Teen Summer Reading Program Registration Begins
Teen Summer Reading Registration begins at the Fiction Desk. Find out about Tuesday programs featuring: survive zombie apocalypse, owls and other raptors with The Macbride Raptor Project, live music cosponsored with United Action for Youth and more. After completing your Reading Sheet and Book Review Form, you may select a paperback book prize and register for prize drawings.
When: 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 3, through July 31 at 9 p.m.
Where: Fiction Desk
Contact: 356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Local Band Concert With United Action For Youth
Come celebrate the beginning of summer and the Library’s Summer Reading Program with some free music! Featuring local artists.
When: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 5
Where: Meeting Room A
Contact 319-356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Zombie Apocalypse With Corbin Booth
Join us in preparation for the coming zombie apocalypse! We’ll discuss survival tips and movie makeup artist Corbin Booth will demonstrate how to disguise yourself as a zombie to confuse your pursuers.
When: 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12
Where: Meeting Room A
Contact: 356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Owls And Raptors From The Macbride Raptor Project
Learn about the raptors living in our local forests and neighborhoods with Luke Hart from the Macbride Raptor Project. He will bring one or two of the non-releasable raptors from the center! This program is interactive and open for questions.
When: 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 19
Where: Meeting Room A
Contact: 356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Books To Movies
For two weeks in July we’ll read two books, watch their movie adaptations, and discuss…with pizza!
When: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 – “I Am Number Four” by Pittacus Lore
When: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 – “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick

Where: Meeting Room A
Contact: 356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Teen Tech Zone
Need some help with the newest Facebook update? Want to start up a Twitter account? Interested in photography, music, or blogging? Feel the need to correct that Wikipedia page? Want to play video games? Teen Tech Zone is a computer lab set aside for a few hours of gaming, chatting, and general technology tinkering. Stop by, ask a couple of questions, or just hang out.
When: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: June 4-August 15.
Where: Computer Lab
Contact: 356-5200, option 4; E-mail teens@icpl.org

Ride & Read
Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, June 5-August 9, 9-3 p.m.

Show your library card for a free ride to the downtown interchange and walk just three blocks to the Library. This service is limited to children through grade 12, and their adult caregivers who are with them. Ride home free anytime the same day with a Ride & Read bus pass, available at the Checkout Desk. Limit: 1 per day, and 2 per week. Show your library card to get a bus pass from the Library. For more information: 319-356-5151 or www.icgov.org/transit

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