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Teens: Get Ready to Rumble with Snowball Fight V: Battle Royale

Get ready to rumble with our annual teen Snowball Fight on Thursday, December 20th at 3pm! Permission slips are available at the front desk for the snowball fight. After the fight, join us for hot cocoa, cooking decorating, and a Superhero movie! If you don't want to attend the snowball fight, you don't need a permission slip. 

Don't miss out!

Teens: My Super Scream Sixteen

Teens, do you have your pass to our annual Haunted Library? This year's theme is My Super Scream Sixteen. Will you survive your first, and possibly last, sweet sixteen party? 

Permission slips are required and are available at the front desk. 

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens! Get out your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece on Tuesday, October 2nd at Cosplay Chess! No knowledge of chess is required as you will just be a pawn (or King or other piece) in the game! Live and die as your character! Dress as anyone including yourself to join in the fun. Registration begins at 6:30 and the game starts at 7pm. Don't miss it!

It's Book Club Week @ at Library!

Calling all adults and teens! It's book club week! This Thursday at 1pm our adult book club, Lunch 'n' Lit will be discussing How to Stop Time by Matt Haig so bring your lunch and enjoy some lively discussion. 

Also on Thursday, Teen Book Club will be discussing banned books at 4:30pm. You can read any banned book of your choice and join us to find out why the book was challenged. You can also make a tote bag with you favorite literary quote. Snacks will be provided. 

Get on The Road to College @ the Library

Are you ready for college? What's the difference between the SAT and the ACT? How are you going to pay for college? Get these questions answered this Saturday, September 8th from 10am-2pm at The Road to College open house. Drop in any time and chat with admissions officers, testing experts, and financing gurus! 

All ages welcome!

Teens: Get Adventurous with D&D @the Library

Are you ready for an adventure? Starting this month, we will embark on a two different 4 month long Dungeons and Dragons campaigns. You can sign up for one of them on Thursday, August 30th at 6pm at G.O.A.T.: Gaming on a Table. 

New to D&D? No problem! We will walk you through character creation and gaming basics in the first session. 

Not into D&D, we have plent of tabletop games for you to play. Don't miss it!

Teens: Dance Like a K-Pop Star and Live Like a Rock Star This Week!

Teens, get ready to rock this week at the library! Join us from Wednesday through Friday at 3pm for K-Pop Dance Camp! Learn the latest K-Pop dances from BOLT (Board of Library Teens). 

On Saturday at 5:30pm you can Live Like a Rock Star! Complete Level 2 of the Atascocita Teen Summer Reading program for a ticket to the Battle of the Fake Bands! Form a band and lip sync battle with others for the title of the Kings or Queens of Rock! But watch out, sometimes your life in rock and roll can take unexpected turns and you might fall from the top of the charts to the bottom. Permission slips are required.

Sign Up Today for the Free ACT Practice Test!

Are you ready for the ACT? Registration is open for the Practice ACT Test on Saturday, August 11th at 10am. Register at the branch or on the events page at www.hcpl.net

Teens: Fashion and Survival This Week at the Library

This week at the library you can create rock and roll fashion and try to survive the Oregon Trail! 

On Wednesday, we have Fashion Lab: Dress Like a Rock Star at 3pm. Get ready for our end of summer party, Live Like a Rock Star, by creating fashions fit for a rock star.  Are you ready to rock? Join us for a Rock and Roll wardrobe makeover just in time for next week's after-hours program, Live Like a Rock Star. We will have some clothes on hand to distress and paint, but you are free to bring your own clothes (just make sure your parents are okay with you painting them).

On Thursday at 6pm, can you survive the Oregon Trail?  Play a live action version of the classic video game and see if you make it in the Wild West! 

Teens: Do You Have Your Pass to Video Game Jam?


Teens, do you have a pass to one of this summer's hottest gaming parties? All you have to do is complete Level 1 in Teen Summer Reading Program and pick Atascocita as your branch.  When you claim your prize, you will get your permission slip for a night of video games including Live Action Pac-Man and our Switch Mario Kart Tournament!  We have pizza, prizes, and video games! Hurry because this offer expires on July 20th! Make sure your forms are turned in early to get your Video Game Jam swag bag!

Sign up at www.hcpl.net. and start logging!

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