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Calling All Teen Poets!

Are You Atascocita’s Next Top Teen Poet? Calling all Teen poets! The Atascocita Branch Library’s sixth annual Teen Poetry contest is now accepting submissions. If you are between the ages of 12 and 18, you have until April 30th to submit your original, unpublished poetry to win fabulous prizes including a Poet’s Gift Basket full of books and other poetic items.

 Poems should be typed or neatly handwritten and cannot contain obscenities, gang affiliations, racial slurs, or overt sexual imagery.  Make sure you put your name, age, address, phone number, and e-mail on each entry.  The library retains the right to use the poems in any publicity or in-house publications. You can submit your poems in person at the Atascocita Library or e-mail them to: ata4ya@gmail.com.

 If you need any further information, please contact Darla Pruitt at 281-812-2162.

Teens: Knit & Get Your Geek on @ the Library

Do you like knitting? Do you love anime? Do you knit while watching anime? If you answered "Yes" to any of the previous questions, we have programs for you!

Tuesday, March 29th at 6pm is Knit Wits, our teen knitting club. BYON (bring your own needles). Beginners welcome.

On Thursday, March 31st at 7pm, get your otaku on at Club Anime!, the library's teen anime club. Join us for Pocky and prizes!

Teens: Get Connected @ the Library

Celebrate Teen Tech Week with 2 fabulous programs at the library! On Monday, March 7th at 4:30pm take The Road to Riches and learn about money management for teens. Get some Hot Tech Tips for Teen Tech Week on Thursday, March 10th at 7pm. That night, you can play with an iPad, a Kindle, and other gadgets at the Technology Petting Zoo. Get tips on how to edit videos, use a drawing tablet, and stay safe online. 

Teens: Celebrate Lunar New Year With Club Anime

 Celebrate a belated Lunar New Year with an evening of anime, crafts, sushi, Pocky and prizes! Join us for our annual Club Anime Lunar New Year Marathon and 5th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, February 24th starting at 5pm. In February 2006, Club Anime met in our little conference room to watch Macross and Diamond Daydreams. Five people showed up for that first meeting. Five years later, we have grown to over 25 members, watched a lot of anime and devoured unknown amounts of Pocky. Don't miss the celebration!

Teens: Candy, Crafts, and Karaoke!

Calling all the single ladies (and gentleman)! Don't spend Valentine's Day by yourself, join us at the library on Monday, February 14th at 4:30pm for an afternoon of candy, crafts and karaoke.  We will create edible and inedible bracelets, heart cookie magnets and more. Don't miss it!

Teens: Get Your Game On @ Chess & Go Club

Calling all teens! Don't miss our monthly Chess and Go Club meeting coming up this Tuesday, February 1st at 7pm. In addition to regulation chess and go boards, we will also feature the challenging and fun 4-Way Chess.

Meet Your New BOLT Members!

On Monday, November 8th, the 2010-2011 Atascocita Branch Library BOLT (Board of Library Teens) met to discuss upcoming teen events, fundraising, and renovating the teen area. Members include (from left to right) Scott Crawford, Allison Raffety, Kevin Jiang, Sol Harper, Ariel Thomas, Emily Dousay, Hillary Pruitt, and Jonathan Cotledge.

Their next event will be an afternoon of cookie decorating on Saturday, December 4th from 1-3pm. All ages are welcome!

 

FOAL Book Sale This Weekend!

Join us on Friday and Saturday (November 5th and 6th) for the Friends of the Atascocita Library book sale! Friends members can enjoy early bird shopping on Friday, November 5th from 5-7pm. Not a member? No problem! Memberships are available at the door. The sale is open to the public on Saturday, November 6th starting at 10am.

In addition to a large variety of books, you can also find DVDs, CDs, and VHS tapes. Don't miss it!

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