Archive for the ‘Teen Events at the Library’ Category

For the week of July 1 -7, 2013, Young Adults @ Augusta Library (YA@AL) plans the following activities on the 2nd floor of Headquarters:

BENEATH THE SURFACE FILM FEST

Wednesday, July 3rd @ 3:00 pm

Spellbound

(changed from The Goonies)

Eight kids of wildly disparate ethnic, class, and regional backgrounds are followed from their individual hometowns to Washington D.C. for the 1999 National Spelling Bee Finals.  Also, read an article about what the winner is doing with her life nearly 15 years later.

 

THE CLASSICS CAFÉ

Wednesday, July 3rd @ 6:00 pm

Lord of the Flies

Moderator Mary Halstead breaks this classic book (a staple on many summer reading lists) all the way down in easy-to-understand language.  Come in your most casual wear, kick your shoes off and join her for refreshments and fun.

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Thursday, July 4th

Library Is Closed

 

THE CLASSICS CAFÉ

Sunday, July 7th  @ 2:00 pm

The Hobbit

Mary Halstead breaks this classic book down (another staple on many summer reading lists) “about a long walk taken by a bunch of short men.”  As always, come in your most casual wear, kick your shoes off and join her for refreshments and fun.

Maxwell Scavenger Hunt Slide

 

Date of Event: Friday, August   2, 2013
Time of Event: 7:05 pm
Name of Event: Augusta   Greenjackets Youth Summer Reading Night
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: Augusta Greenjackets Class A   Baseball TeamLake Olmstead Stadium

78 Milledge   Road

Augusta,   GA  30904

Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Turn in your SRP Log and receive a voucher for a free youth   ticket to the baseball game.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): All youth   submitting an SRP Log

 

Date of Event: Wednesday,   August 7, 2013
Time of Event: 6:30 pm
Name of Event: Wednesday Wind Down: YA Back To School Open House
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: YA@AL TAG
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Attend the   unveiling of YA@AL’s Place, the new YA Area, and get back to school information   from local organizations.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

Date of Event: Saturday,   August 17, 2013
Time of Event: 8:00 am
Name of Event: Teen Screen: The Breakfast Club screens   The Breakfast Club
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: YA@AL TAG
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Join us for a   light breakfast as we watch The Breakfast Club.  Parental Advisory: This movie is Rated R by   the MPAA.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): Suggested for   ages 15 & up.

 

 

 

Date of Event: Monday, August   19, 2013
Time of Event: 6:30 pm
Name of Event: So You Think You Can…
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: Various
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Series features   college students Skyping in about their experiences as ivy leaguers, fine   arts majors, enrollees at single-sex institutions, HBCU’s and more.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

Date of Event: Friday, August   30, 2013
Time of Event: 5:30 pm
Name of Event: Monthly After Hours Scavenger Hunt
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: YA@AL TAG
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Participants   must be in the building before 5:30pm.  RSVP suggested.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

Date of Event: All Month Long
Time of Event: All Month Long
Name of Event: Library Card   Sign Up Month YA Marathon
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor:
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Help us sign up 100 new YA card holders.  The library card application featuring the marathon   sticker will win a prize.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

Date of Event: Sunday,   September 8, 2013
Time of Event: 3:00 pm
Name of Event: Robin Mellom   Book Signing & Tea
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: Robin Mellom,   Disney/Hyperion author of Ditched   and The Classroom series
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Join Robin Mellom for iced tea and a great time as she reads   from and talks about her books and the craft of writing for young adults.   This activity is great for youth and church groups.   Required RSVP to 706-821-2615 or   ya@ecgrl.org.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

Date of Event: Friday,   September 27, 2013
Time of Event: 5:30 pm
Name of Event: Monthly After Hours Scavenger Hunt
Featured   Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: YA@AL TAG
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Participants   must be in the building before 5:30pm.    RSVP suggested.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

Date of Event: Monday,   September 30, 2013
Time of Event: 6:30 pm
Name of Event: So You Think You Can…
Featured Artist/Speaker/Sponsor: Various
Brief Summary/Announcement/Requirements

(not to exceed   20 words):

Series features   college students Skyping in about their experiences as ivy leaguers, fine   arts majors, enrollees at single-sex institutions, HBCU’s and more.
Age(Children/Teens/Adults/All   ages): 11 and up

 

 

 

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Entry Form Available At The Link Below:

http://www.ecgrl.org/images/stories/PDFs/fbphotoSRP2013.pdf

 

Did you know there are some colleges in this country that do not charge tuition?  Follow the links below to find out about some of their locations and programs offered.

Berea College

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/colleges-where-tuition-still-free-120200059.html

http://cooper.edu/

http://www.berea.edu/

 

June 2013

June YA Branch of the Month – Maxwell Branch Library

Tuesdays; 2:00 pm- All Month Long

 Ages 11-17

Maxwell is our June YA Branch of the Month!  Every Tuesday of the month there will be exciting and educational events for our YA patrons.

June 4: YA Open House

June 11: Skype with Robin Mellom:

author of “Ditched” and “The Classroom” series

June 25: Library Scavenger Hunt

 

SRP YA Juniorjunior Prom

Friday, June 7, 2013; 5:30 pm in “The Ballroom” (1st Floor)

Ages 11-15

Break out your best dress, suit and tie.  Join us for punch and dancing at our official “prom” kicking off the YA Summer Reading Program.  While the event is free, you must pre-register for a ticket.  Call 706-821-2615 for more information.

 

Beneath The Surface of Groundbreaking Reads: Mother/Teen Tea

Thursday, June 13, 2013; 6:00 pm

Moms, come share a spot of tea with your teen as we register you both for SRP 2013 and discuss adult titles appropriate for teens and parents to read together.

 

Beneath The Surface of Groundbreaking Reads: Father/Teen Coffee

Saturday, June 15, 2013; 1:30 pm

Dads, come share a cup of joe with your teen as we register you both for SRP 2013 and discuss adult titles appropriate for teens and parents to read together.

 

Monthly After Hours Scavenger Hunt

Friday, June 21, 2013; 5:30 pm in the YA Room

Ages 11-17

Our Summer Reading Program is in full swing.  Come for the hunt and prizes, and more information regarding titles you can read for SRP2013.  All participants must in the building before we close at 5:30pm.

 

July 2013

Super Surprise Skypes

Mondays; 3:00 pm- All Month Long in the YA Room; RSVP required to schedule Skype sessions

Ages 11-17

Will it be an author or an artist?  A college rep or a sports star?  If we get enough participants, come to see who is Skyping in to talk with the teens of Augusta.  You won’t know unless you show.

 

Beneath The Surface Film Fest

Wednesdays; 3:00 pm- All Month Long in the YA Room

Ages 11-17

July 3: The Goonies

July 10: The Fellowship of the Ring

July 17: The Two Towers

July 24: The Return of the King

July 31: Holes

 

The Classic Café

Wednesdays; 6:00 pm and Sundays; 2:00 pm- All Month Long in the YA Room

Ages 11-17

Please join us for coffee, tea and an in-depth book discussion about many of the classics you will be asked to read in the future.  We will discuss the following list of books and how they have been adapted to modern entertainment in movies, anime, comics and graphic novels. This book club will offer you inside information to get you ahead on any analysis you may be asked to do on literature in the future.

Wed. July 3 – Lord of the Flies

Sun. July 7 – The Hobbit

Wed. July 10 – Much Ado About Nothing

Sun. July 14- A Brave New World

Wed. July 17 Pride and Prejudice

Sun. July 21- Treasure Island

Wed. July 24- Alice in Wonderland

Sun. July 28 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Wed. July 31- Canterbury Tales: The Miller’s Tale

 

Crafty Creations Coffee Contest

Friday, July 19, 2013; 3:00 pm in the YA Room

Ages 11-17

Come join us as we make a crafty creation.  Participants will pre-register online and vote for the craft they’d like to produce.  The winning craft is what we’ll make as a group at the event.

 

Monthly After Hours Scavenger Hunt

Friday, July 26, 2013; 5:30 pm in the YA Room

Ages 11-17

It’s the last day of the Summer Reading Program 2013.  Do you know where your Reading Log is?  Come turn it in and stay for the hunt and prizes.  All participants must in the building before we close at 5:30pm.

 

Unless otherwise listed, all activities are held at the Headquarters Library, are free and open to the age-appropriate public.  Parents and guardians are also welcome to attend.  Large groups such as church or youth organizations are encouraged to attend as part of their program schedule and should RSVP in advance.  For more information or to RSVP, please contact Kristin Eberhart at

706-821-2615 or eberhartk@ecgrl.org.

Jrjr Prom Final Webpage

 

SRP YA Juniorjunior Prom:

Teen Summer Reading 2013 Kickoff Party

Friday, June 7, 2013; 5:30 pm

Headquarters – “The Ballroom” (1st Floor)

Ages 11-15

Break out your best dress, suit and tie.  Join us for refreshments and dancing at our official “prom” kicking off the YA Summer Reading Program.  Come walk the Red Carpet (5:30 pm to 6:30 pm) like the celebrity you are and stick around for a special announcement.  While the event is free, you must RSVP through one of the outlets below.

Mandatory RSVP

706-821-2615

ya@ecgrl.org

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9R58HMH

 

 

 

 

 

 

CarolineKennedy_NLW13_SkyscraperYA@AL (Young Adults @ Augusta Library) is pleased to offer the following activities in honor of National Library Week 2013.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will take place in the YA Area on the 2nd floor of Headquarters and are for youth ages 11 to 17 years old.  Parents and guardians in attendance must be “chaperoned” by a YA.

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Monday, April 15-Silent Library Afterschool Marathon-2:00 pm – 5:00 pm-Continuous viewing of the game show Silent Library.

Tuesday, April 16-Anime Day-3:00 pm – 5:00 pm-Snacks and viewing of the movie Bleach: Memories of Nobody.

Wednesday, April 17-Database Demonstrations-3:00 pm- 5:00 pm-Continuous demonstrations of the new, free databases accessible from the ECGRL website.

Thursday, April 18-Teen Literature Day-2:00 pm – 5:00 pm-Come out and add the name of your favorite book to our YA Book Chain. One lucky “linker” will win a YA Literature Prize Pack.

Friday, April 19-Open Mic Night Poetry Slam-6:30 pm – 8:30 pm-Come ready to participate with Lady Vee DaPoet in presenting your own original poems and spoken word skits.  Entry Forms will be available as this is the last opportunity to submit poems to the ECGRL YA National Poetry Month Contest 2013.

 

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Join us on Friday, April 19th, as noted area personality Lady Vee DaPoet hosts a poetry slam for our young adults in honor of National Poetry Month.  Come on out and try your latest piece on a captive audience.  Thinking about entering ECGRL’s YA National Poetry Month 2013 contest?  You can submit your entries at this event.  Spoken Word or Written Word, get some objective feedback on your creative thoughts and ideas.

For more information, contact: 706-821-2108 or ya@ecgrl.org.