Comic Book Workshop

                  Avengers Assemble: Super Heroes as Modern Mythology

Presented by Dana Perkins, writer of The Mighty Thor saga (published by Marvel Comics)

Friday, March 7, 2:30 pm

ComicsJoin us at the library as we discuss the pop culture phenomenon known as Super Heroes, from their not-so humble beginnings in the Golden Age of comics, to the rise of Marvel in the Sixties, to their current incarnations today with a special emphasis on The Mighty Thor and The Avengers. Then, have fun creating your own characters and comic strip!

This program is for those in grades 5 and up. Registration is required.

Please call the library (978-352-5728) to sign up!

Thank you to the Friends for funding this program!

Teen Programs in February

Below are some upcoming programs for teens in February! All events are free, and are open only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

Minute to Win It – Valentine’s Day Edition

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2:30 – 3:30 PM

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Come celebrate Valentine’s Day by testing your skills at Minute to Win It with a series of 60 second challenges. We’ll be using Valentine Day candies and materials for the challenges! Free snacks! Prizes! Fun for everyone!

Teen Afternoon Movie 

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

Join us at the library to enjoy a screening of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG-13). Free snacks to be provided! Here’s a summary of the movie below:

In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Teen Programs in January

Below are some upcoming programs for teens in January! All events are free, and are open only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

Drop-in Craft – Wed., January 15, 2:30 – 4 pm 

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Drop in at the library and we’ll provide the paper, tools, and instruction on how to make a fancy yet easy paper snowflake!

Registration is NOT required for this event, just drop by if you’re free! Please note, this event is open to those in grades 5 -12. 

Teen Afternoon Movie – Friday, Jan. 24, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Are you a fan of The Mortal Instrument series?? Join us at the library to watch The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (PG-13) based on the first book in the series! Free snacks to be provided! Here’s a summary of the movie below:

When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

Teen Afternoon Movie is a monthly movie program for teens to attend on Fridays! Is there a movie you would like us to show?? Write down your suggestion(s) and give it to Sarah, the Adult Librarian.

Teen Program in December

Below is an upcoming program for teens in December! All events are free, and are open only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

 Cookie Decorating – Wed., December 18, 2013

2:45 – 4 PM  in the GPL Meeting Room 

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Get in the holiday spirit by decorating sugar cookies at the library that you can bring home or eat here! The library will provide the sugar cookies and icing along with other items such as sprinkles to dress up our cookies. 

Registration is required for this event so we have enough cookies for everyone!

Registration begins on Mon., December 2, 2013. Please call the library at 978-352-5728 or come into the library to sign up.

Teen Programs in November

Below are some upcoming programs for teens in November! All events are free, and are open  only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

Hunger Games Movie & Trivia – Wed., November 13, 2013

3 – 5 PM in the GPL Meeting Room

Calling all Hunger Games fans! Excited for the upcoming release of the Catching Fire movie?? Join us at the library to refresh your memory by watching The Hunger Games movie, playing trivia, and enjoying free snacks. The winner of trivia will win a $25 gift card to AMC Theatres!! And may the odds be ever in your favor!

Canvas Art Craft – Mon., November 25, 2013

3 – 4:30 PM in the GPL Meeting Room

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Want to create something awesome that’s simple and can hang in your room? Come to the library and we will design modern art with painter’s tape! Art supplies and canvases will be provided by the library. 

Registration is required and begins November 4. Please call or come into the library to sign up! 

Teen Programs in October

Below are some upcoming programs for teens in October! All events are free, and are open  only to teens in grades 6 through 12 unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions about the programs, please call the library or email Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org

Pumpkin Craft – Wed., October 23, 2013

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3 -4:30 PM in the GPL Meeting Room

Come to the library and decorate a pumpkin! You’ll have a choice to paint or glitter your pumpkin. We will provide the paint, glitter, and various accessories to design your pumpkin. Registration is required and begins October 7. Please call or come into the library to sign up. 

Please let us know if you will be bringing a pumpkin or if you would like the library to provide you with one.

Halloween Movie – Tues., October 29, 2013

3 – 5 PM in the GPL Meeting Room

Join us at the library to watch a movie to get into the spirit for Halloween! A funny new twist on a classic love story about a zombie and a human survivor who form a special relationship in their struggle for survival.  Halloween treats will be provided (free snacks!!)

2013 Teen Library Survey

Hey teens, tell us what you think about the library and what types of programs we should offer! Paper surveys will be available at the Main Desk. Fill out the survey and be entered to win an Orange Leaf gift certificate!!

The survey is open to teens in grades 6 -12. If you have any questions, please ask the librarian at the Main Desk.

Young Adult Program for grades 6-12 on Oct 24th

Paint a Pumpkin Contest

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*Bring your own pumpkin*

Rather than carving jack-o’-lanterns this Halloween, break with tradition and paint your pumpkins instead. We will provide the paint, decorations, and various accessories to design your own Jack-o’-Lantern. The most creative design, as judged by staff members, will win a $25 gift certificate to www.amazon.com

Wednesday October 24nd 3-4:30pm

Registration begins on Oct. 1st

Registration is required.

For students in grades 6 to 12.

Young adult programs this week (grades 6 and up)

Mon 8/1 to Fri 8/5 Library Quiz week

Throughout the week find the answers to different questions by using your library skills. The quiz will be posted on Monday at 6pm.

The person who answers the most questions correctly will be entered in a drawing for a prize!

Wed 8/3 6:45 PM Fencing Demonstration *AGES 6 AND UP*

Originally used as practice for dueling and
battle, fencing is now an Olympic sport. Come learn more about fencing and watch nationally ranked students from 3MB Fencing Club demonstrate how it is done.

Fri 8/5 3-5pm Make your own button

Make buttons with text from old books and quotes from favorite books and artwork from stories, newspapers, and magazines.
Limited to 5 buttons per person!