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Teen Book Club for November: Touching Spirit Bear

Calling all teens! Join us on Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30pm for snacks, a craft, and a discussion of Touching Spirit Bear. A free copy of the book is available at the front desk of the library. Registration is suggested since supplies are limited. This program is for ages 12-18 years old or grades 6-12.

Books and supplies provided by the Friends of the Atascocita Branch Library. 

Teens: Become a Living Chess Piece This Thursday!

Put on your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece this Thursday during Cosplay Chess. Registration  begins at 5:30pm and the game begins at 6pm. No knowledge of chess is necessary as your life will be in the hands of the chess masters. Kill or be killed! They will decide your fate with the move of a piece. Don't miss out! This program is for teens ages 12-18 years old.

Teens: Can You Survive the Haunted Library:Carnival of Souls?

Step up one and all and join us after the library closes for the most peculiar carnival that you will ever attend. On Saturday, October 22nd from 6-8pm, you can play creepy carnival games, take a scary selfie in our photo op area, and see if you can survive the Not So Fun House full of maniacs. Costumes are not required but feel free to dress up.

Permissions slips are required and are available at the front desk of the library. This program is for ages 12-18 years old.

Teen Read Week Book Club

 Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Teen Read Week. Pick up your free copy of Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan anytime starting September 20th. We will discuss Esperanza Rising and other teen books, do a craft and eat light snacks. The next Teen Book Club book will be given out during this program. Supplies are limited. For Teens and Tweens 12-18.

Teens and Tweens: Get in Shape with CrossFit

 Calling all Tweens and Teens! Get in shape at the library! Join us on Wednesday, March 2nd at 4:30pm fo CrossFit for Teens and Tweens. Learn the basics of CrossFit from Nicole Hitt of CrossFit Haste. Don't miss it!

This program is for tween and teens ages 12-18 years old or grades 6-12. 

Shop 'Til You Drop @ the FOAL Book Sale This Weekend

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, August 14th from 5-7pm. Not a member? Memberships are available at the door! The sale opens to the public on Saturday, August 15th from 10am to 5pm.

The money raised by the Friends funds library programs such as storytime for kids, Club Anime for teens, and Craft Club for adults.


Teens: Celebrate 10 Summers of Awesome

Time is running out! If you haven't returned your permission slip for the 10 Summers of Awesome party on August 8th, please do so as soon as possible! Space in the Video Game Truck is going fast. If you don't get in, never fear! We have plenty of space in the library after-hours party which will include Live Action Pac-Man, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the Hipster Olympics, and more! 

How do you get a ticket? Read 15 books or 30 hours in the Atascocita Branch Library's summer reading program and come in to pick up your prizes and permission slip. Don't hesitate! Librarians are standing by! 

Teens: Special Effects Makeup and Selfies This Week @ the Library

Do you want to learn how to do special effects makeup without latex? Explore the world of special effects using only makeup to create visual illusions on Wednesday, July 15th at 3pm.

Put your new makeup skills to use and find out how to avoid duckface in our Teen Tech Thursday: Love Your Selfie class at 3pm on Thursday, July 16th at 3pm. 

This program is for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

Teens: Can't Make it Comic-Con? Come to ATAcon!

Can't make it to Comic-Con in San Diego? Get your fandom on at the Atascocita Branch Library's first convention, ATAcon. We have 5 days full of programming including a VIP party. 

Need a Hogwarts House Scarf? Learn how to crochet with Camp Stitch-a-Lot: Fandom Crochet from July 6-12th at 2pm.Pick from several designs including Harry Potter, Doctor Who, and Minecraft. This program is open to tweens and teens between the ages of 10-18 years old. Attendance is required all five days. Registration is available at the front desk. . 

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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. 


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