Bookmark Contest

Create a bookmark based on the summer reading theme “Build a Better World.” All kids, preschool through 12th grade, are encouraged to submit a design by April 28. One winner from each age group will be chosen. Full details and entry forms are available at the library or by clicking here.

 

Upcoming Events

March

Gaming  
Fridays, March 3, 13, & 20  – 3:30-5:45 pm  
Come to the teen department each Friday afternoon for open gaming: board games, card games, Wii, XBOX ONE, and Minecraft. Teens need a parent permission slip on file to attend. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information. 

Manga/Comic Book Club
Thursday, March 9 @ 4-5 pm  

A whole hour devoted to manga and comics! We’ll share with each other what we’ve been reading and decide what to read for next month. Snacks will be served. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Anime Night
Monday, March 13 @ 6 pm  
Join us in the teen department for an evening of anime. The audience will pick what we watch. Treats will be served and costumes are welcome! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Leadership Council Meeting 
Thursday, March 16 @ 6 pm  
Teen Leadership Council members contribute to the library and earn community service hours by planning programs and participating in service projects. Applications are still available. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Try Not to Laugh Challenge
Thursday, March 16 @ 6:30 pm  

How good are you at controlling your funny bone? Come try to be the last person not laughing. Register using our online calendar here. Snacks and prizes! This program was planned by the Teen Leadership Council. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Volunteer Day  
Saturday, March 18
Help the library and earn community service hours! The library will offer four Saturday Volunteer Days this semester. On each day, volunteers can work 1-2 hours on a variety of tasks. Limit 5 volunteers; must be in grades 6-12. To sign up for a time, please contact Kate at 439-5512 or .

April

Bookmark Contest
April 1-April 28
Create a bookmark based on the summer reading theme “Build a Better World.” All kids, preschool through 12th grade, are encouraged to submit a design by April 28. One winner from each age group will be chosen. Full details and entry forms are available at the library or by clicking here.

Gaming  
Fridays, April 7, 14, & 21 – 3:30-5:45 pm  
Come to the teen department Friday afternoon for open gaming: board games, card games, Wii, XBOX ONE, and Minecraft. Teens need a parent permission slip on file to attend. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information. 

Anime Night
Monday, April 10 @ 6 pm  
Join us in the teen department for an evening of anime. The audience will pick what we watch. Treats will be served and costumes are welcome! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Manga/Comic Book Club
Thursday, April 13 @ 4-5 pm  

A whole hour devoted to manga and comics! We’ll share with each other what we’ve been reading and decide what to read for next month. Snacks will be served. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Leadership Council Meeting 
Thursday, April 13 @ 6 pm  
Teen Leadership Council members contribute to the library and earn community service hours by planning programs and participating in service projects. Applications are still available. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Learn to Make Sushi
Thursday, April 13 @ 6:30 pm  
A chef will teach 6th-12th graders how to make sticky rice and roll their own sushi. Space is limited. Register using our online calendar here.This program was planned by Teen Leadership Council. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Volunteer Day  
Saturday, April 15
Help the library and earn community service hours! The library will offer four Saturday Volunteer Days this semester. On each day, volunteers can work 1-2 hours on a variety of tasks. Limit 5 volunteers; must be in grades 6-12. To sign up for a time, please contact Kate at 439-5512 or .

3D Printing for Teens
Monday, April 24 @ 4 pm
Create a 3D project we will print for you. Your item will be available at the library in about two weeks. Registration required. Register and get more information here

May

Gaming  
Fridays, May 5, 12, & 19 – 3:30-5:45 pm  
Come to the teen department Friday afternoon for open gaming: board games, card games, Wii, XBOX ONE, and Minecraft. Teens need a parent permission slip on file to attend. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information. 

Anime Night
Monday, May 8 @ 6 pm  
Join us in the teen department for an evening of anime. The audience will pick what we watch. Treats will be served and costumes are welcome! Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Manga/Comic Book Club
Thursday, May 11 @ 4-5 pm  

A whole hour devoted to manga and comics! We’ll share with each other what we’ve been reading and decide what to read for next month. Snacks will be served. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Leadership Council Meeting 
Thursday, May 18 @ 6 pm  
Teen Leadership Council members contribute to the library and earn community service hours by planning programs and participating in service projects. Applications are still available. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Fencing for Teens
Thursday, May 18 @ 6:30 pm  

Coaches and students from the Birmingham Fencing Club will demonstrate their sport. Attendees will get a chance to try on gear and try out the foils. Register here. This program was planned by the Teen Leadership Council. Contact Kate at 439-5512 or  for more information.

Teen Summer Reading
Registration begins May 22
Events in June & July

Read and attend programs for chances to win prizes! Look for more information in mid-May

 

Teen Leadership Council

Help the library and earn community service hours. Applications available here.

 

Computer Animation Workshops

The next computer animation workshop will be held next summer.  
Applications will be available in mid-May, 2017.


Here are the Summer 2016 films!

Note: Music has been removed to comply with copyright law.

Alexander        Arjun               Eli

Gabi                Hope               Jaiden

Jared               Kylen              Lydia

Ryan               Sam                Stanley

 

2015 Summer Animation Workshop 

Note: Music has been removed to comply with copyright law.

Abi                        Courtney

Final                     Holden

Khaled                  Kunal

Myles

2014 Summer Animation Workshop 

Blow it Up             Caitlyn

Copeland              Future World

Heather                Hope1 |  Hope2 |  Hope3

Jamie                   Samarth

Suneeti

2013 Fall Computer Animation Workshop

This program was sponsored by a Loleta D. Fyan grant.

Star Wars vs. Star Trek

Forest Chase

Robot Scene

Solar System