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For all of you who who have been waiting for the HQ “Just Dance” tournament, the wait is almost over. Compete for a position at the “Just Dance” Grand Finale” on July 19 at 6 pm. Teens who did not win their branches are encouraged to come to the downtown Augusta Library on July 13th. There may still be a spot for you!  All you have to do is “Just Dance.”

Snack supper served.

Please turn in your reading records and pick up your coupons and a book of your choosing. The last day to turn in your records is July 20, 2012. Many of you are reading things for summer school. Add any time spent reading! Magazines, comics, newspapers,  manga, and non-fiction books count. Get reading before time runs out.

On Wednesday, July 11 we will offer a beading session at HQ on the second floor at 2 pm. We will make dream catchers, mobiles, mosaics, insects,  and bracelets. Participants may decorate T-shirt collar edging (bring your own T-shirt), plaques, frames,  and birdhouses. As usual, snacks will be provided.  What else do you have to do???

Our after hours scavenger hunt will take you to places in the library you didn’t know existed. The hunt starts at 5:30 on July 6. Please be here early (on the 2nd floor) because the library closes at 5:30. You may gain entrance through the back double gray doors until 5:45. It’s pizza night! Come prepared to eat and have fun.

So far we have 8 contestants a for the Grand Finale Just Dance Competition.
There are more 6 more libraries participating.
The Grand Finale Tournament will be held on July 19 at 6:30 at the HQ Library in downtown Augusta. The grand prize for the winner is $100.00. Hope to see you there!!!

Stop buy and design an artistic masterpiece using soda can tabs. Make jewelry, belts, or wall hangings. Decorate an item from the library’s “stuff bag” or bring something from home to decorate. We’ll have fun and snacks.

Most the the branches in ECGRLS are hosting a preliminary “Just Dance” contest for all young people 11-17. Harlem Branch Library in Columbia recently had their competition. The top two winners will come to HQ Library in Augusta for a Dance-Off on July 19th at 6 pm. The winners from Harlem Branch Library are brothers, Ryan and Daegan Lente. They will compete at HQ for the top prize of $100.00. I’ll keep you posted on the news from other branches.
Here is the schedule for more preliminary rounds:
Columbia County Main Library, Thursday June 21 at 6:30.
Burke County Library, Friday June 22 at 10:30 am
Euchee Creek Branch in Grovetown: Monday June 25 at 5:30
Diamond Lakes Branch: Thursday, July 12 from 3-5
HQ Librarary in Augusta: Friday July, 13 from 5:30-7:30
Appleby Library: Monday July 16 from 5-6:45.
Friedman Branch: July 18 from 3-5
JUST DANCE GRAND FINALE is on Thursday, July 19 at 6 pm at the HQ library.
To compete: Select two songs and dance to each song. The two scores will be added together for a total score. There are three prizes: 1st place:$100.00; 2nd place: $50.00 and 3rd place $25.00.

On Friday June 15, teens will be treated to a Karaoke Party at the library. The party begins at the HQ library before 5:30. We close at 5:30 so get here early. If the doors are locked, go to the back of the building to the parking lot. You will be let in the double doors until 5:45. Our program is called, “Singing the Night Away.” Those who don’t want to sing alone can join the group singing. Individuals with singing talent will sing their own songs. We’ll have a light supper: grilled hot dogs, chips, drinks and s’mores. The more the merrier. Dancing is also a choice for those who prefer to dance. See you on Friday!!!!!

Join us as we share books that we have read. When we are finished, all who brought a book to share will cool off by making the ice cream sundae of his/her choice!!! You will gain knowledge and a few calories. What else are you planning to do?