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Free Audiobooks for Teens this Summer!

FREE Audiobooks for Teens this Summer!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

Titles available starting May 5th
Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle

The Great Tennesse Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Titles Available starting May 12th

The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Divine Collision by Jim Gash

Eats and Treats Cooking Club- Homemade Pop Tarts

This Monday at 4pm (as long as there is no more flooding) we'll have our Eats and Treats Cooking Club. The teens will be making Scrumptious  Homemade Pop Tarts from scratch. All teens 12-18 are welcome.

Great Reads for Teens

Teen Reader's Advisory BookletsNew Great Reads for Teens Cards!

Come check out the new Teen Reader's Advisory cards in the Teen area at Barbara Bush Branch Library.

There are numerous topics to explore including:

The Horror of It All

Dystopia Rising

For Love of the Game

It's History

and In the Middle of Everything

 

Each card includes the Title, Author, Book Cover, and Summary for a title in the category. 

 

So, can't decide what to read next? Find your next favorite with the Great Reads for Teens Cards!

Lucky Charms

Come and join us at Teen Time at 4:00 pm on Monday to make your own bit of green for St. Patrick's Day. We'll also be watching Finian's Rainbow (Warner Bros., Rated G). All teens are welcome and there will be snacks.

 

picture courtesy of Babble.com

What's Going On at the Aldine Library?


Visitors to the Aldine Library will notice some flyers on the front door advertising some upcoming events at the branch. What's going on? Spring Break is fast approaching!

Teens, do you need community service hours? Are you at least 16 years of age? Are you reliable, responsible, and punctual? We are seeking volunteers to help out at the library the week of March 14th - 19th. 

We are also having two special events for teenagers during the week of Spring Break. On Wednesday, March 16th from 2-3 PM we are having a job search skills seminar for teens entitled "When I Grow Up." On Thursday March 17th from 2-3 PM is a Food Wars Cupcake Challenge for teens and tweens. Design a cupcake based on a book. Sign up at the information desk. Supplies will be provided.

Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance!

Come and celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Monday at 4:00 during Teen Time. We'll be making fashionable items from the twenties and watching the movie "Storm Weather" starring Lena Horne (20th Century Fox). All teens and tweens are welcome to this event as part of our recognition of African American History Month.

 

picture "Black Belt" by Archibald Motley

Teen Trivia!

Jeopardy

Teen Trivia!

Test your trivia skills at Wii Jeopardy against friend and foe!

Tuesday February 9th at Barbara Bush Branch Library

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Register Here

Toys For Tots

It's not too late!  But almost!  We will still be taking donations for Toys For Tots until tomorrow, Thursday, December 17.  There is a box by the children's librarian's desk as you come into the library.  Any unwrapped new toy is acceptable.  Gifts for children ages eight to ten and teens are usually needed most but toys for any age is appreciated.   Hurry to the store today or tomorrow and pick up something to make a boy or girl's Christmas a little brighter!  Bring it by Maud Marks before we close tomorrow at 6 pm.   Thanks you so much for your wonderful giving spirit this season and always.  Our patrons are the best!!

Teen Movie

Home Alone 2

 Teen Movie Event!

Come celebrate the end of the semester by joining us at the Barbara Bush Branch Library to watch Home Alone 2. There will be snacks and hot chocolate!

Friday December 18th

3:00-5:30 pm

Teens and Tweens welcome!

Hunger Games Read-A-Likes

Book Display

Did you like The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins?

Looking for similar titles?

Come check out our display of Young Adult Read-A-Likes at Barbara Bush Branch Library!

Located on the second floor in the Young Adult Area.

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