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Walter Dean Myers Young Adult Awards

The Walter Dean Myers Award winners and honorees for the Children's Literatrure - Young Adult category have been announced!

Teen Holiday Programs

The winter holidays mean lots of free time and you can fill it with programs at the Atascocita Branch Library! 

The Holiday Hop runs throughout December. Drop in and play I Spy, Design an Ugly Sweater, or become Library Detective with a library scavenger hunt. Once you complete the tasks, you get an entry into our Holiday Hop drawing featuring prizes such as Manga Mystery Bag (on the left), Steampunk Starter Kit, Crafty Diva, or Five Nights at Freddy's. 

On Thursday, December 15th at 5pm, join us for Snowball Fight III: The Reckoning. Put on your ugly sweater and get ready to rumble! Permission slips are required.  After the battle, enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. 

Learn a new skill with Knit Wits, our teen knitting club on Thursday, December 27th at 6pm. (Click for more programs)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Party!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Party!

 

Come celebrate the new movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a party at Barbara Bush Branch Library! Join us for wizarding fun and activities. Make a wand! Brew a potion! Be Magical!

Friday November 11th

4:30-5:30 pm

 

LEGO Robotics

 

Date & Time: November 14th at 4:00pm,  Community Meeting Room

Teens and tweens will build and program their own LEGO robots using WeDo kits. Ages 11-17.

 

The WeDo Robotics Camp is funded by the American Association of University Women and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services Archives Commission (2016).

Teens: Become a Living Chess Piece This Thursday!

Put on your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece this Thursday during Cosplay Chess. Registration  begins at 5:30pm and the game begins at 6pm. No knowledge of chess is necessary as your life will be in the hands of the chess masters. Kill or be killed! They will decide your fate with the move of a piece. Don't miss out! This program is for teens ages 12-18 years old.

Teen Book Club for November: Touching Spirit Bear

Calling all teens! Join us on Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30pm for snacks, a craft, and a discussion of Touching Spirit Bear. A free copy of the book is available at the front desk of the library. Registration is suggested since supplies are limited. This program is for ages 12-18 years old or grades 6-12.

Books and supplies provided by the Friends of the Atascocita Branch Library. 

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.

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