Teen Summer Reading Kickoff!

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Come to the library on Monday, June 23 between 2:30 – 4 pm to make your own ice cream sundae and sign up for summer reading! Those who sign up will be able to pick a prize and enter a contest to win more! You’ll also be able to get the teen summer reading program schedule. This kickoff event is for teens ONLY.

Teen summer reading sign-ups are for those entering grades 7 – 12. 

Can’t attend and want to sign up? Stop by and see Sarah or sign up at the Main Desk or sign up online (www.readsinma.org/georgetown) any time starting June 23. 

Thank you to Jeff & Maria’s Ice Cream for the donation of ice cream!

Hula Hoop Program

hulahoopsLove hula hooping?? Katie from Pinto Bella Hoops will be at the library on Wed., April 23 at 3 pm to give a teaching demonstration on how to hula hoop! Everyone will play with the different types and sizes of hoops where Katie will either teach basic hooping or give challenges and tricks to more experienced hoopers.

Everyone will then get together for a couple group games that teach teamwork and creativity with the hoop and then the program will end with a surprise! Don’t miss out!

PLEASE NOTE: This program is for those in grades 4 and up. The presentation itself is best for mid elementary school through high school.

Thank you to the Friends for sponsoring this program!

Frozen Movie Event

frozenposterThe Georgetown Library will be showing Frozen (PG) twice in April! The first screening is on April 16 at 2:30pm and is for teens only in grades 6 -12. The second screening is on April 25 at 2pm and all ages are welcome! Below is a summary of the movie:

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.

Divergent Release Party

divergentfactionsOne choice can transform you. 

What faction are you? Are you Dauntless, Abnegation, Candor, Amity, or Erudite?

Join us at the library on Tues., March 18 at 2:30 pm to celebrate the upcoming movie release of Divergent with faction temporary tattoos, trivia, and snacks! The winners of trivia will receive movie passes (just in time for the movie!)

This program is open to teens in grades 6 -12. If you have any questions about the program, please call the library or e-mail Sarah at slynch@mvlc.org.

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!!)