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Spark a Reaction at Your Library Teen Summer Reading Game, June 30 - August 6
2014-06-30
10:00  am - 9:00  pm

This year's reading game is for 6- 12 graders and runs from Monday, June 30 through Wednesday, August 6.  Sign up to play the online reading game- look for a link from the library’s teen webpage beginning June 30. Every hour you read counts as an entry into the weekly Prize Package drawings. Earn additional entries by writing book reviews online and by coming to library programs. Check out the Prize Packages on display in the Teen Area. New this year the top ten readers of the summer will be honored with a mystical “SPARK A REACTION” prize as well! All of the details will be available online after you sign up.
 


BUILD LONDON’S TOWER BRIDGE OUT OF LEGOS!
2014-07-28
2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Age Level: 12 yrs. - 18 yrs.

Grades 6-12  If you would like to help put together this world-famous landmark with 4287 Lego pieces, stop by the teen area on Mondays in July between 2- 4pm.
Builders will take turns following the instructions, working individually or in pairs. We also have other Lego Architecture sets to build including The White House, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Eiffel Tower, The Seattle Space Needle, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and The Imperial Hotel! The library was able to purchase these Lego sets thanks to a gift from The Friday Club. Registration is not required.
 


HARRY POTTER TRIVIA CONTEST
2014-07-30
7:00  pm - 8:30  
Age Level: 12 yrs. - 18 yrs.

Think you know a lot about all seven Harry Potter books? Prove it in our Harry Potter Trivia Contest!  The first place winner will get $50 and the runner up will get $25 to spend on merchandise at harrypottershop.com. Everyone will get a pack of Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans! Limited to 30 participants.
 


Divergent Scavenger Hunt and Movie with Pizza
2014-08-06
4:00  pm - 9:00  pm

This program is for 6th-12th graders.  EMAIL ADDRESS REQUIRED FOR SCAVENGER HUNT
Scavenger hunt list emailed to registered participants at 4:00 pm
Movie will run from 6:30-8:50 pm (Doors will open at 6:20 pm and participants must leave the library by 9:00 pm)
Work individually or in a group of 2 or 3 people to find items related to the book Divergent around your home and neighborhood. Bring the scavenger hunt items to the library at 6:20 pm and we will judge them while you watch a movie based on the book and enjoy free pizza and other refreshments! Please be advised the movie is RATED PG-13. The winning individual or team will get a movie theatre gift certificate to AMC Loews Webster. If you would like to come for just the movie that is fine! REGISTRATION is required and began in June.
 


Magic: The Gathering
2014-08-07
12:30  pm - 2:00  pm

This program is for people in grades 6-12.   Do you play Magic: The Gathering? Fans of the game meet up at the library once a month to play and trade cards. The Friends of PPL provides free snacks and a booster pack raffle at each event! Registration is not required.
 


Practice PSAT
2014-08-13
10:00  am - 12:30  pm

This program is for people in grades 9-11.  Kaplan administers this free practice PSAT under simulated conditions. See how you might score on the actual PSAT which is administered to juniors in the fall. Scoring well on the actual PSAT can earn you a National Merit Scholarship! Bring a calculator, a number 2 pencil, and a snack. Wear comfortable clothing. REGISTRATION is required and begins July 16.
 


Movie Matinee: The Amazing Spiderman 2
2014-08-19
2:00  pm - 4:30  pm

This program is for people in grades 6-12.   Enjoy the movie with friends! Bring your own snacks and drinks if you wish. Registration is not required.
 


Just JUST DANCE
2014-08-20
2:00  pm - 3:30  pm

This program is for people in grades 6-12.  Just Dance games will be set up on the PS3 and projected onto our big screen. Stop by to play the game with friends! Bring your own snacks and drinks if you wish. Registration is not required.
 


Simply SUPER SMASH BROS BRAWL
2014-08-21
2:00  pm - 3:30  pm

This program is for people in grades 6-12.   Super Smash Bros Brawl will be set up on the Wii and projected onto our big screen. Stop by to play the game with friends! Bring your own snacks and drinks if you wish. Registration is not required.
 



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