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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! 

Summer Jobs

Summer is the perfect time to earn some extra cash, whether it's  the job of your dreams or a daily slog.
If you're working hard for your money or working hard for no money, a.k.a. the Summer Internship,
you'll find some solidarity with these summer job reads. Have the summer off? Get all of the experience with
none of the work!

Teens: From Crepes to Coding @ the Library

On Wednesday, June 17th at 3pm, join us for Cotton Candy, Crepes and Confections. As seen on TV! You’ve seen it on TV and the internet, now see if it works. We’ll be making cotton candy, crepes, dipped chocolates, and more! Make it and eat it!  (Click on article for more)

On Thursday, June 18th at 3pm, use basic code to make your Lego creation move! No coding skills, no problem. This program will teach you the basics of coding. Are you a Code Monkey? Use your skills to dazzle your friends in this program.

 These programs are for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.



Teens: Discover Polaroids, Podcasting, and Pixel Art This Week @ the Library

Go back in time with two retro programs this week. On Wednesday, June 10th at 3pm, explore retro technology in From Podcasts to Polaroids: Everything Old Is New Again. 

On Thursday, June 11th at 3pm, use both perler beads and candy to create awesome Pixel Art. 

These programs are open to tweens and teens between the ages of 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

Teens: Unmask Summer Reading with a Party!

Teens, are you counting down the days until summer? Join us on June 4th at 5pm for our Summer Reading Unmasked party! Sign up for the Summer Reading Club, get a prize! We will have more prizes throughout the evening along with treats, games, and more! No registration required. 

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 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.)

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