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Teens: Celebrate the Holidays with Movies and a Snowball Fight

Stressed out by finals! Blow off some steam with a holiday movie and a snowball fight! On Thursday, December 11th at 4:30pm choose between movies starring Buddy the Elf or Jack Skellington while chowing down on pizza and cookies. (Click post for more information.)

Read it First!--Upcoming YA Movie Adaptations

The Fault in Our Stars. If I Stay. Divergent. Are you noticing a trend at the movie theaters?

Of course, that’s just some of what’s come out in theaters this summer. Hollywood has been adapting YA novels at a rapid-fire pace pretty much ever since Harry Potter made it cool. And a little quick googling will bestow many hits upon thee if you’re searching for what book-to-movie might just be the next Hunger Games. Here are just a few promising adaptations still in early stages of production giving you plenty of time to catch the book first - if you haven't already read them!

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs      Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Status: In Development                             Release Date: March 6, 2016

Director: Tim Burton (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

 

Heist Society by Ally CarterHeist Society, Ally Carter

Status: In Development                                Release Date: ????

Producer: Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect, The Hunger Games)

 

Teens: Scare Up Some Terrifying Treats @ the Library

Just in time for Halloween, learn how to make cat litter cake, syringe cupcakes, and bacon cookies! Feast on your terrifying treats or bring them home to frighten friends and family. 

Teens: Create Day of the Day T-Shirts

School's out on Monday so it's time for a Teen Fiesta! Create a fabulous t-shirt with sugar skull designs in honor of Day of the Dead. Registration is required. A limited number of XL t-shirts will be available. If possible, please bring a prewashed dark color cotton t-shirt. 

Scary Books! YA display

Hey teens, are you looking for a new bone chilling book? Well, look no further then the YA book display area! There are books about ghosts, vampires, killers, zombies, and other horrors that will make you want to leave that lights on at night, or at least scream out once... or twice... maybe a few times...

Teens and Tweens: Have a Blast Dork Diaries-Style!

Back to school usually doesn't warrant a celebration but you can beat the back to school blues next Thursday, August 21st at 3pm with the Dork Diaries and the Atasocita Library! Join us for treats, games, prizes, and a challenge! 

Teens & Tweens: Sign Up for Out of This World Fun With NASA Live!

Calling all Teens and Tweens! Sign up today for NASA Live! Join us on Wednesday, June 25th at 3pm to learn about life on the International Space Station presented by NASA. Registration is suggested since, unlike the universe, space is limited. 

Teens and Tweens: You are Cordially Invited to Tea in the TARDIS

Calling all Doctor Who fans! Enjoy afternoon tea and Jelly Babies in the TARDIS on Thursday, June 19th at 3pm. Come in costume or dress up in some of our props and costumes for an out of this world photo op. RSVP at www.hcpl.net. (Click subject heading for more information.)

TEENS: Holi Water Fight – Fri. June 13 @ 2pm

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UPDATE 6/13/14:  The Holi Water War will proceed as planned!  Storms look like they will not be in the area until after the program.  So get ready to get messy and colorful!  We'll be outside near the parking lot entrance around 1pm for registration, and the program will start 2pm!  Call Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information!

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