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Teens: Can You Survive the Haunted Library:Carnival of Souls?

Step up one and all and join us after the library closes for the most peculiar carnival that you will ever attend. On Saturday, October 22nd from 6-8pm, you can play creepy carnival games, take a scary selfie in our photo op area, and see if you can survive the Not So Fun House full of maniacs. Costumes are not required but feel free to dress up.

Permissions slips are required and are available at the front desk of the library. This program is for ages 12-18 years old.

Teen Read Week!

Celebrate Teen Read Week at the Library!

Pick out a button on the second floor to celebrate Teen Read Week this week at Barbara Bush Branch Library.


Recycled Book Crafts

Teens stop by and make recycled book art and get crafty!

Wednesday October 12th at 4:30 pm in the Earl Elliot Room.

Learn about writing from Local Author C. C. Hunter!

C. C. Hunter will also be giving away an Advance Reader Copy of her new book Midnight Hour!

Teen Read Week Book Club

 Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Teen Read Week. Pick up your free copy of Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan anytime starting September 20th. We will discuss Esperanza Rising and other teen books, do a craft and eat light snacks. The next Teen Book Club book will be given out during this program. Supplies are limited. For Teens and Tweens 12-18.

Fiesta Flowers for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Barbara Bush Teens!


Fiesta Flowers

 Come get creative and socialize while celebrating Hispanic Heritage month. We will be making large tissue paper flowers.

Thursday September 30th

5:00-6:00 pm

Teen Anime Club!

Barbara Bush Teens!

Come watch Anime, eat Pocky candy, and meet new people!
Ages 12 and up.

Wednesday August 31st

4:00-5:30 pm

Upcoming events at the Fairbanks Library

Teens in 6th -12th grades are invited to join us this week, on Friday the 13th, at 3:30 pm, for a scary movie about a family that is trying to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called the Further. Click here to find out the title. This movie is rated PG-13. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Also, as a result of our recent flood, a group call Texans Recovering Together will be presenting a program in the library’s meeting room on Wednesday, May 18, at 1:30, about disaster assistance and recovery. Click here for a larger view of the flyer.

Texans Recovering Together

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

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

YA Book Club Coming Up

Paper Towns by John GreenWe still have copies of our next Young Adult Book Club selection: Paper Towns by John Green.  Middle school and high school ages, pick up your copy at the front desk and join us on Tuesday, 1/12 at 5:30pm.

Teens: Celebrate 10 Summers of Awesome

Time is running out! If you haven't returned your permission slip for the 10 Summers of Awesome party on August 8th, please do so as soon as possible! Space in the Video Game Truck is going fast. If you don't get in, never fear! We have plenty of space in the library after-hours party which will include Live Action Pac-Man, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the Hipster Olympics, and more! 

How do you get a ticket? Read 15 books or 30 hours in the Atascocita Branch Library's summer reading program and come in to pick up your prizes and permission slip. Don't hesitate! Librarians are standing by! 

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