Welcome to the Underground

Teen Summer Read 2013

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Underground Clubs

Café Days

June 26th, July 10th, 24th, August 7th

4:30-5:30 in meeting room A

Join us for coffee, conversation and optional crafts focusing on underground artifacts, underground music, underground activism and underground art.

Underground Writers Group

June 19th, July 3rd, 17th, 31st, August 14th

6:30-8:00 in the Teen Space

This summer our teen writers group will meet ala Dead Poets Society.  Rules remain the same: Bring something along to read aloud, or just come and listen. Carpe Diem.

Cooking Club

June 25th, July 9th and 23rd, August 6th
Join us as we celebrate everything below the surface in this summer’s cooking club (London Underground Cookies to Forager’s Delight.)—REGISTRATION REQUIRED3:00-4:30 in Meeting Room A

Movie Making Club

June 20th and 27th, July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1st and 8th

3:00-4:30 in Meeting Room B

Get ready to collaborate!  We will rehearse and shoot a movie here at the library. Come ready to work hard, give input and make friends.

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UNDERGROUND Activities

Hieroglyphic Cartouche Pendants

June 18th

3:30-4:30 in meeting room A

Join us to create a hieroglyphic cartouche pendant. You will use  the hieroglyphic alphabet to write out a message or your name and then make it into a pendant to wear  as a necklace, bracelet or wallet chain.

Secret Societies Day

July 2nd

3:30-4:30 in the Teen Space

Join us to discuss secret societies and make false bottom boxes.

Time Capsules

July 16th

3:30-4:30  in the Teen Space

Bring along a few items you are not afraid to part with. We’ll write a letter to your future self and prepare the time capsules for burial.

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Pharaoh’s Curse Murder Mystery Party

July 26th

3:30-4:30 in meeting room A

She was her prom’s Queen of the Nile until the accident…or was it murder? Come and play a part to solve the mystery of the Pharaoh’s curse.  —REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Graffiti Art

July 19th

3:30-4:30 in the teen space

Join local artist, Kristine Brock, to create graffiti art. All supplies will be included. Just come ready to express yourself! —REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Audubon Society

July 29th

2:00-3:00pm in the meeting room

What creatures traverse the underground? Come and learn about covert, nocturnal and underground dwellers.

Scavenger Hunt

August 13th

3:30-4:30 in the teen space

Can you find the artifact?  If you can find it, you can keep it.

Meet in the teen area for your first clue.

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End of the Year Party

August 15th

4:00-5:00 in the meeting room

Don’t forget to come and claim your prizes and view our summer movie at the end of the year party. If you took part in summer read challenge, be sure to bring your reading log. We will start the movie at 4:30!

Summer Reading Challenge

June 17th-August 14th

Sign up for the summer reading challenge at the reference desk. Top 6 readers leave with prize bags including gift cards, mugs, book boxes and more. All readers choose from pins, posters, books, pop rocks etc. Be sure to bring your reading log to the end of the year party on August 15th from 4:00-5:00 to claim your prizes!

 

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