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Teens: Man-Eating Plants and Monopoly

This week, you can learn about the world of carnivorous plants and play a game of giant Monopoly! On Wednesday, June 24th at 3pm, join Michael and Stephanie Howlett for a class on raising "man-eating" (aka carnivorous) plants. Supplies are limited to 25. This program is for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

On Thursday, June 25th at 6:30pm, get your game on with Live Action Monopoly. 

 

Teens: From Crepes to Coding @ the Library

On Wednesday, June 17th at 3pm, join us for Cotton Candy, Crepes and Confections. As seen on TV! You’ve seen it on TV and the internet, now see if it works. We’ll be making cotton candy, crepes, dipped chocolates, and more! Make it and eat it!  (Click on article for more)

On Thursday, June 18th at 3pm, use basic code to make your Lego creation move! No coding skills, no problem. This program will teach you the basics of coding. Are you a Code Monkey? Use your skills to dazzle your friends in this program.

 These programs are for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

 

 

Teens: Discover Polaroids, Podcasting, and Pixel Art This Week @ the Library

Go back in time with two retro programs this week. On Wednesday, June 10th at 3pm, explore retro technology in From Podcasts to Polaroids: Everything Old Is New Again. 

On Thursday, June 11th at 3pm, use both perler beads and candy to create awesome Pixel Art. 

These programs are open to tweens and teens between the ages of 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

Teens: Unmask Summer Reading with a Party!

Teens, are you counting down the days until summer? Join us on June 4th at 5pm for our Summer Reading Unmasked party! Sign up for the Summer Reading Club, get a prize! We will have more prizes throughout the evening along with treats, games, and more! No registration required. 

Teens: Celebrate Teen Literature Day with Bookapalooza

Teens, put down that book and take a break from reading by celebrating Teen Literature Day at the library. Join us on Thursday, April 16th at 4:30pm for an afternoon of book related games, crafts, prizes, and more! No registration required. This program is appropriate for ages 13-18. 

Teens: Get Creative With Our Book Spine Poetry Contest

Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating a book spine poetry masterpiece! Line up the spines of a book, take a photo, and send it to ata4ya@gmail.com. The winners will be featured on our blog and teen zine. Entries are due by April 30th. 

Teens: Explore Anime and Coding @ the Library

Calling all otaku! Join us for Club Anime this Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm. We'll discuss Anime Matsuri along with the latest in anime and manga. Please note: this program is appropriate for ages 13-18 years old.  More...

Get Your Knit On With Knit Wits and Knit and Nosh

Want to learn how to knit? Teens can join us this Tuesday at 6pm for Knit Wits, our teen knitting club. Adults are welcome to join the fun at 7pm with Knit and Nosh. Bring your latest project or start a new one. Beginners welcome!

Fabulous Finds This Weekend at the FOAL Book Sale

Want to support the library and your book habit at the same time? Join us for the Friends of the Atascocita Library Book Sale this weekend. Friends members get a sneak preview of the sale Friday, March 6th from 5-7. Not a member? Memberships are available at the door! The sale opens to the public on Saturday, March 7th from 10am to 5pm. 

Teens: Celebrate the Holidays with Movies and a Snowball Fight

Stressed out by finals! Blow off some steam with a holiday movie and a snowball fight! On Thursday, December 11th at 4:30pm choose between movies starring Buddy the Elf or Jack Skellington while chowing down on pizza and cookies. (Click post for more information.)

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