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Teens: Celebrate Teen Literature Day with Bookapalooza

Teens, put down that book and take a break from reading by celebrating Teen Literature Day at the library. Join us on Thursday, April 16th at 4:30pm for an afternoon of book related games, crafts, prizes, and more! No registration required. This program is appropriate for ages 13-18. 

Teens: Get Creative With Our Book Spine Poetry Contest

Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating a book spine poetry masterpiece! Line up the spines of a book, take a photo, and send it to ata4ya@gmail.com. The winners will be featured on our blog and teen zine. Entries are due by April 30th. 

Teens: Explore Anime and Coding @ the Library

Calling all otaku! Join us for Club Anime this Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm. We'll discuss Anime Matsuri along with the latest in anime and manga. Please note: this program is appropriate for ages 13-18 years old.  More...

Get Your Knit On With Knit Wits and Knit and Nosh

Want to learn how to knit? Teens can join us this Tuesday at 6pm for Knit Wits, our teen knitting club. Adults are welcome to join the fun at 7pm with Knit and Nosh. Bring your latest project or start a new one. Beginners welcome!

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! 

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