June YA Branch of the Month – Maxwell Branch Library
Tuesdays; 2:00 pm- All Month Long
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)
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
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.
Super Surprise Skypes
Mondays; 3:00 pm- All Month Long in the YA Room; RSVP required to schedule Skype sessions
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
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
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
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
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 email@example.com.