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Pick Up Some Bargains @ the FOAL Book Sale!

Don't miss the bargains as the Friends of the Atascocita Library host their first book sale of 2010! The sale starts off with a preview on Friday, February 5th at 5pm for FOAL members. Not a member? You can join that night. The sale opens to the public on Saturday, February 6th at 10am and features books, DVDs, CDs, and VHS tapes.

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Teens: Double Your New Year's Fun With Club Anime!

Calling all Teens! Get a jump on 2010 with the Club Anime New Year's Eve party on Thursday, December 31st at 3pm. Join us as we ring in the new year a bit early with prizes, Pocky and more.

For another kind of New Year's party, celebrate the Year of the Tiger with us on Thursday, February 25th as we honor the Lunar New Year with a Club Anime marathon featuring Japanese food, anime, and prizes.

 

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Gleek Out!: The Sequel

 

While you are waiting for the Glee Season One, Volume 2 soundtrack to appear in the HCPL catalog or the DVD version of Glee: Season 1 Volume 1:The Road To Sectionals to be released, why not check out the Glee tunes by the original artists.

 

 

 

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Sounds of the Season Open House

We can't guarantee snow like this past Friday, but if you join us on Saturday, December 12th from 11am to 4pm for our Sounds of the Season Open House, we can offer hot cocoa, inspiring music, and cookies!

 

Check out the schedule:

11am Eagle Springs Elementary Choir

11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wonderland Cookie Decorating presented by BOLT (Board of Library Teens)

1pm Maplebrook Elementary Choir

3:30pm Huffman Jazz Band

 

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Werewolves Rock!

I must admit I have been in love with werewolves ever since I saw Oz on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Unlike the undead world of vampires, werewolves can walk in the human world without being noticed. Some transform during the full moon but that legend changes depending upon the author. With the popularity of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series, werewolf stories have also become more popular and here are some of my favorites.

 

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Announcing the Knit Wits: Teen Knitting Club!

Every summer, we do Camp Knit-a-Lot at the library and when it's over, everyone asks for a monthly knitting program for teens. We've taken the plunge and starting this month, we will be offering Knit Wits, a teen knitting club, the last Tuesday of the month at 6pm. Just bring your latest projects and supplies. Miss Sharon will be on hand to help you untangle your knitting problems. See you on Tuesday, November 24th at 6pm for our first meeting!

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Gleek Out!: Beyond the Glee Soundtrack

I've spend the last 24 hours "gleeking out" over Glee: The Music, Season 1. Even though most of the songs have been available online since the show started, I love having everything on the official CD. But what do you do when you have all the songs memorized? Go back to the source material by the original artists!

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Can You Conquer NaNoWriMo?

Calling all teen writers! Do you want to write a novel but can't get started? Need some motivation? Sign ups have begun for National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) which kicks off on November 1st. How does it work and how can the library help? Read on.

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Get Your Ghoul On @ the Teen Halloween Haunt

Join us on Thursday, October 29th at 7pm for devilish delights and ghoulish games at our Teen Halloween Haunt. Since this is our usual Club Anime night, we will feature anime-themed video games. Prizes will be given for Best Costume and Best Cosplay. Don't miss out!

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