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What's Up at the Library

February 26, 2015 by pjorgensen

 

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What's Up at the Library

Be sure to also keep an eye on these special events for kids and Programs and Events for everyone!



Lego SundaysLego Sundays
First and Third Sundays (may be subject to change), September 2014 through May 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.

After School Free Art ClubBEAST

Best Ever After School Teen Art Club – meets Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30.

Hosted by Gere’s Teen Advisory Board, Mentored by Volunteer Artist Extrordinaire, Chris D.

Come discover your passion – Painting? Drawing? Anime? Writing? Music? Pottery? Don’t know yet, or just want to explore the options? Come on ahead. We have guest artists visit to share their projects, and Chris to organize your next masterpiece. Supplies are provided, along with a bit of sugary, caffeinated sustenance. Here are some examples of the Club's work! (Updated May 2013)

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Teen Advisory Boards

Creative teens advise library staff about materials, programs and services they would like to see in the library. This is your chance to make a difference! If you are interested in joining a Teen Advisory Board, please contact us at these e-mail addresses:

Todd Sparkles Presents the Bennett Martin Public Library
Todd Sparkles, his sidekick Polly Owl and members of the Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board show some of the highlights of what's available at the Library.


 

Gere's TAB members painting stepstoolsTake a look at how members of Gere Branch Library's Teen Advisory Board have been working to make the Library better!

'Casting About, Program 37: Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory BoardTeen Advisory Board Podcast
Check out this Podcast featuring the Bennett Martin Public Library's Teen Advisory Board!

PodcastListen now - 9:57, 6.8 MB

Many of our other Podcasts also feature discussions of books for teens; here is an index to those Podcasts.


Homework HelpNowNeed Help With Homework?
Homework HelpNow powered by brainfuse provides free homework help and online tutoring. Chat with a tutor through instant messaging from 2:00 PM to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week for grades 3-12 in the areas of math, English, science, and social studies. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.

And don't forget our other homework help resources!

Downloadable Audio Books

Downloadable Audiobooks and e-Books
Downloadable audiobooks and e-Books for young people are now available! Use your library card number to log in to our Digital Downloads site and start reading and listening! Here's some more information to help you get started with e-Books and audiobooks.


Video Games @ Your LibraryVideo Games Now Available for Checkout
Here's some information about them.

The Continuing Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy


A new episode of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy has been added!


The Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy - Part 2
Don't miss our earlier video, The Continuing Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy! (QuickTime format, 16.8 MB)
These sequels to the original Adventures of Library Girl and Volunteer Boy were created to thank our volunteers for all the work they do. Thank you, volunteers!

After-School Gaming @ Walt Branch LibraryAfter-School Gaming @ Walt Branch Library
Drop in after school for open gaming! Join other 6-12th graders on Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 and Wednesdays from 3:15-4:30.

 


Youth Art MonthFriday, March 6, 2015
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
For all ages
Youth Art Month First Friday Reception: In celebration of Youth Art Month, a reception will be held Friday, March 6th, from 4-6 pm featuring paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media and pottery from Lincoln High School art students.

 

'Frankentoys'Saturday, March 7, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
For teens
'Frankentoys': They're so creepy, they're cute! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to use toys and their imaginations to assemble one-of-a kind creations from the recycled parts. We will provide a laboratory of supplies and parts for you to engineer your very own one-of-a kind mutants to rival the likes of Dr. Frankenstein! Bring your inner Mad-Scientist!

GamingTuesday, March 10, 2015
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Spring Break Event - Gaming: Already bored with spring break? Come to Eiseley to dance, drive and game your doldrums away!

MarshmellowWednesday, March 11, 2015
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Spring Break Training - Marshmallow Madness!: If you dream of being an architect, join us as we make edible edifices out of marshmallows and spaghetti! Materials will be provided.

CROPSSaturday, March 28, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Motivate to Cultivate!: Community CROPS staff will facilitate a seed exchange, teach how you can easily start your own seeds and explain how to save your seeds from one year to the next. Lots of fun activities for children too! They'll have the opportunity to learn about all forms of seeds and create their own seed balls.



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'Casting About, Program 58

December 04, 2014 by Webmaster
The Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board

PodcastListen now - 17:10, 12.4 MB

book covers graphicScott talks with members of the Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board about some of their favorite books.


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'Casting About, Program 57

November 18, 2014 by Webmaster
The Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board

PodcastListen now - 7:49, 5.7 MB

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'Casting About, Program 56

October 31, 2014 by Webmaster
The Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board

PodcastListen now - 8:35, 6.2 MB

book covers graphicScott talks with members of the Bennett Martin Public Library Teen Advisory Board about:

The Heroes of Olympus (series) by Rick Riordan
The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Poirot mysteries by Agatha Christie


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Hey, Read This!

September 26, 2014 by pjorgensen

Hey, Read This!

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Books listed are chosen to represent the wide world of literature. While there is something for everyone, not every title listed will be of interest to, or appropriate for, every reader. Check with your librarian for more suggestions.

Check out these new booklists - three of our new Books, Movies & More pages!

More Book Recommendations

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2014

A Little Dark Reading

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2012

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2011

Sarah's Teen Read Week List 2010

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2010

Susan's Summer Reading List, 2010

Sarah's TeensRead List, Summer 2010

YALSA Best Books for Young Adults

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults: 2010 Finalists

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2009

Best Books for Young Adults From the American Library Association

The Hot List! Check the most popular items on the teen advance reservations list!

Susan's Picks, Winter 2008 Also available as a two-part audio podcast; the podcasts also include books for adults:

Podcast of this book talk  Part 1
Podcast of this book talk  Part 2 

 

Good Youth Books for Gifts, 2008 (This list includes books for younger readers)

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2008

Fanged Fiction

Sarah's Teen Book List, Spring 2008 An audio podcast based on this list is also available: podcast graphic

 

Susan's Picks, Spring 2008 Also available as an audio podcast: podcast graphic

Good Youth Books for Gifts, 2007 (This list includes books for younger readers)

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2007

Books for Young People: A Gere Branch Books Talk Presentation - Feb 5, 2007

Award Winning Books

Game On! Fiction for Gaming Fans

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2006

Susan's Teen Read Week Book List 2005

Susan's Picks - March 2005

Susan's Picks - 2004

Young Adult Booktalks, Spring 2004

Golden Sower Awards

Golden Sower Award Nominees From the Past

Teen Book Club Teen Book Club
The online Teen Book Club is one of eleven online book clubs available through Lincoln City Libraries. Sign up and you'll receive brief daily sections of the books in your specified categories via your e-mail account. Each day's entry will be approximately 5 minutes worth of reading material. Click the book cover image to get more information.



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