Monday, January 5, 2009

What's on Tap at the Library?

Sorry this is late! The following programs are happening across Fresno County during the remainder of the week.
  • Sunnyside Teen Council Tuesday, 1/6/09 at 5:00 at Sunnyside. The STC meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Please see branch staff for an application.
  • Woodward Teen Council Meeting Thursday, 1/8/09 at 6:00 at Woodward. Earn volunteer hours, meet new people, & help develop events for teens while having loads of fun. Munchies provided at each meeting. Pick up an application today & check out www.myspace.com/wdwdteencouncil or call the library for more info.
  • Graphic Novel Marathon Saturday, 1/10/09 ALL DAY at Kerman. An all day graphic novel reading event for teens grades 6th and above. Every two hours students can pull a prize from a basket. Whoever reads the most and stays the longest or all day will receive a prize.
  • Free SAT Practice TestSaturday, 1/10/09 at 9:00 at Woodward. Take a free practice SAT before the real thing to see where you need to improve. Registration is required.
  • Saturday Movie MatineeSatuday, 1/10/09 at 1:30 at Fig Garden. Call branch for movie title.
  • Get your Game On!Saturday, 1/10/09 at 2:00 at Caruthers. Weekly Magic the Gathering card games. Decks available for checkout from the Caruthers Branch. Also, for added fun board games such as Risk are available for play. There will also be online games such as Runescape for play. All are welcome, but mostly teens attend. Please don't be late as the branch officially closes at 2:00 pm, but we run our games in the meeting room and computer lab after hours.
  • Madden 09 TournamentSaturday, 1/10/09 at 2:00 at Sunnyside. Tournament is for grades 7-12 only! Brackets limit the number of competitors so if too many people show up those who do not have a library card with them may not be able to compete! No expection for grade limits! No trash talk will be tolerated!

And there are a few exciting opportunities happening on an ongoing basis as well. First there is the 2009 César Chávez Youth Art Contest happening all month. Full details on this can be found here. Also, from now until then end of May you have the chance to win the entire Twilight series, just by attending any of the teen programs at Fowler.

Want to know what programs are happening at Fowler or any other branch for that matter? Do a search for whatever location/topic/day you are after here. Once you find what you are after you can even email a program to a friend or download the program to your own calendar. Of course, we'll keep posting upcoming programs here as well.

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