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Teen Events This Week

This Friday, June 24, grades 6-12 are invited to channel their inner Katniss Everdeen and join us for an outdoor game of  http://www.xtremefunparty.com/archery-tag.cfm Archery Tag. This program is presented by Archery Party Houston, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Fairbanks Library. The game will start at 11:00 AM, and will end at 12:30 PM. If you're not familiar with the game, you can check it out here.  After the game, tickets will be given out for the Hunger Games party. Fans that receive a ticket can attend our Hunger Games themed celebration, with food, drinks, and a movie screening, inside the library.  (continued below)

Summer Bake Sale

Support Summer Reading by visiting our Bake Sale this Saturday, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Our Friends of the Library will be selling baked goods generously prepared and donated by the Teen Advisory Group, and others. As always, all proceeds fund activities, materials, and more for your neighborhood library, including our summer programs for teens. The sale will start inside the main library at 10:00 AM. Thanks for your support!

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Teen Events this Week @ Fairbanks

Join us this Friday, June 10, at 12:00 PM for our first color war.  This color war has a Divergent twist, and we will be making color powder balls and using them in a game of capture the flag.  Color powder can stain, so dress accordingly.  All participants will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.  At 1:00 PM, join us inside the library meeting room for our Dauntless Party.  Enjoy Dauntless themed food and a chance to get a green screen photo of yourself jumping from a train.  Today's movie will be selected by the winning team.  Grades 6-12, as of fall 2016, are invited.

Summer Fun @ Fairbanks

Summer Reading starts Monday, June 6, and we have tons of fun activities planned.  Our teen summer program, for grades 6-12, gets underway this weekend, with the first of our weekly movie screenings, and our first video game tournament of the season.  Join us on Friday, June 3, at 1:00 PM for a screening of the sci-fi thriller, War of the Worlds, complete with fresh popcorn and cold drinks.  Join us Saturday, June 4, at 2:00 PM to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl on Nintendo Wii.  While you're here, you can pick up a Teen Summer Reading Calendar at the front desk, so you don't miss any of our upcoming events.

Summer Volunteering

 

Do you like books?  Are you good at organizing and alphabetizing?  Do you enjoy being around kids, and dressing up in fun costumes?  If you are 14 years old, or older, you can apply to volunteer to help with Summer Reading, shelving, and more.  Orientation is Monday, June 6, at 10:30 AM.  Stop by the library for an application, or get one right here.

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Go Green

Go green with great reads for Earth Day!  Celebrate Earth Day with a book about being green, or maybe just a book that's green. While you're here, you can visit the park next door, or maybe check out some books on gardening or tree planting, in preparation for Arbor Day, next week.

Libraries Transform Your Life!


Celebrate National Library week, by learning about the many ways that your neighborhood library can transform your life.  You can broaden your horizons and build your resume, by learning new languages and keeping up with new technology.  We offer free informative and entertaining programs for all ages, from infants to seniors.  For more information, visit our Facebook page, or visit us at the Fairbanks Library.

Teen Movie Afternoons

Our new Teen Advisory Group has planned fun movie afternoons for you to enjoy. Grades 6-12 are invited to join us in the meeting room for popcorn, drinks, candy, and fun movies. This month's featured films are Despicable Me on Friday, April 8, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, and The Lovely Bones on Saturday, April 30, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.



 

Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month with a great read about an inspirational girl or woman. Browse our new displays for books for kids and teens, or check out the Book Hunters recommendations for adults. For more information, and ways to celebrate, visit WomensHistoryMonth.gov.


2 Weeks Until Teen Advisory Group!

The first meeting will be Friday, March 4, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, in the library meeting room. We will have pizza and drinks, and will be discussing ideas for future programs, including Summer Reading. If you're in grades 6-12, it's not to late to apply to join. Just pick up an application, and submit it at the front desk. You will earn volunteer hours, take on a leadership role at your library, and have lots of fun!

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