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Everything You Need to Know About the Teen Summer Reading Program

by on June 14th, 2013

The Teen Summer Reading Program—themed “Groundbreaking Reads”—continues through July 31. Participants can sign up online and either download and print their Gameboard and Summer Activities List using the link below or register in person at any public service desk in the Library.

SRP2013After reading and completing activities, participants should return their Game Board to the Reference Desk to receive a prize and be entered into the grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire.

There are a variety of exciting teen programs planned for June and July on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. Featured programs include a screening of the movie Beautiful Creatures, our Anime & Manga Club, and making jewelry and other accessories from recycled materials. To top it off, there’s a  Lock-in Finale Party on Friday, July 26 from 8-11 p.m.

To register for the Summer Reading Program or to download a Gameboard and Summer Activities List, visit http://www.icpl.org/srp/teens/

 

Summer Reading Program Events

Bookmarking the Best

Create a bookmark for your favorite book, tuck it away in its pages on the shelf, and a lucky reader will discover the bookmark and the book you love.

When: Tuesday, June 18 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room B

Beautiful Creatures Movie Screening

Join us for a screening of the 2012 movie based on the YA novel. Free popcorn and soda.

When: Tuesday, June 25 from 2-4:15 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room A

Upcycled Accessories

Make a purse from an old t-shirt or a soda bottle. Get ready to cut up something old and make it something new.

When: Friday, June 28 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room B

Minecraft Meet-Up

Meet other Minecraft players and play on ICPL’s own Minecraft server.

When: Tuesday, July 9 from 4-6:00 p.m.

Where: Computer Lab

Junk Jewelry

We’re making sweet, wearable jewelry from tossed-side items: bracelets from soda can tabs and safety pins, a set of earrings from duct tape, and more.

When: Friday, July 12 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room B

Meet & Read

We’ll chat about what we’ve read this summer while enjoying delicious treats from Capanna.

When: Tuesday, July 16 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room B

Lock-In Finale Party

Hang out at the Library after hours with your friends. Food will be provided by Pancheros.

When: Friday, July 26 from 8-11:00 p.m.

Where: Teen Area

 

Recurring Events

Teen Tech Zone – Summer Sessions

The Computer Lab will open teens who want to use the internet, create multimedia projects, play PS3 or Xbox 360 on the big screen, or hangout.

When: Mondays from 3-5:00 p.m. through August 19; Wednesdays from 3-5:00 p.m. through August 14; Thursdays from 3-5:00 p.m. through August 15 (excluding July 4); Saturdays from 1-4:00 p.m. through August 18 (excluding the second Saturday of each month)

Where: Computer Lab

Anime & Manga Club

Watch anime, talk about your favorite manga, draw, trade cosplay tips and suggest anime and manga the Library should add to its collection.

When: Friday, June 14 from 4-5:00 p.m. & Friday, July 19 from 4-5:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room A

Guys Read Book Club

Our mission: matching ICPL guys with the appropriate books (and other readable things) in a fun, guys-only environment. Free pizza! Aimed at guys in Grades 5-8.

When: Friday, June 21 from 2-3:00 p.m. & Tuesday, July 23 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Where: Meeting Room B

CoderDojo

At CoderDojo, kids in grades 5-12 learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games, and more. Ongoing meetings are held the second Saturday of each month.

When: Saturday, July 13 from 2-4:00 p.m. & Saturday, August 10 from 2-4:00 p.m.

Where: Computer Lab

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