Monday, February 2, 2009

What's on tap at the library?

From movies to art to a 24 hour read-a-thon, there's never a chance to get bored!
  • Movie Mondays This ongoing event for all ages starts on Monday, 2/2/09 at 3:30 at Sanger. Please call the branch for the movie selection.
  • Monday MovieMonday 2/2/09 at 4:00 at Cedar Clinton. As above, call the branch for the movie selection.
  • Sunnyside Teen Council Tuesday, 2/3/09 at 5:00 at Sunnyside. If you're a teen in grades 7-12, join the Sunnyside Teen Council to help choose books, plan programs and more. You must apply prior to attendance. See branch staff for details.
  • Sunnyside High Art Exhibit ReceptionTuesday, 2/3/09 at 5:30 at Sunnyside in the Quiet Room. Sunnyside High students will have their art on display at the Sunnyside library throughtout February.
  • The Big Read: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 24 Hour Read-A-Thon An all ages event that starts Thursday, 2/5/09 at 11:00 AM at the Sierra Vista Mall. Come to the Sweet River Restaurant anytime between 11 am on February 5 (Thursday) to 11 am on February 6 (Friday). The 24 hour reading of "Tom Sawyer" with public officials, television, radio and newspaper personalities, and other local celebrities will be even more fun if you bring your own copy of Tom Sawyer to read along as an audience member.
  • MySpace Photo ShootThursday, 2/5/09 at 6:00 at Fowler. Strike a funny or cool pose, make funky edits, & then upload them to your MySpace (or whatever) page! Registration required.
  • Teen FliksFriday, 2/6/09 at 3:30 at Fowler. Relax and watch a movie (Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist) with your friends at the library! Popcorn & drinks served.
  • Volunteer Orientation Saturday, 2/7/09 at 9:00 at Fig Garden. If you are interested in volunteering at the library (any branch) the volunteer orientation is the first step.
  • Trading Card GamesSaturday, 2/7/09 at 10:00 at Clovis. The Clovis TCC (Trading Card Club) meets every other Sat to battle it out in Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Naruto, & Chaotic. Bring your cards & join the fun! Teens only, please.
  • Saturday Movie MatineeSaturday, 2/7/09 at 1:30 at Fig Garden. Call branch prior to get the movie title.
  • Get your Game On!Saturday, 2/7/09 at 2:00 at Caruthers. This is a weekly program. Decks for Magic the Gathering are available for checkout from the branch. Also, for added fun board games such as Risk are available for play. There will be online games such as Runescape as well. 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.
  • Manga Book Discussion Group Saturday, 2/7/09 at 3:30 at Clovis. Once a month, we discuss the newest & the best in the world of Japanese comics. Space is limited, so call or stop by the branch to sign-up & find out what we’re reading this month. This book discussion group is for teens in grades 7 through 12.
  • Afterhours AnimeSaturday, 2/7/09 at 5:00 at Clovis. For teens in grades 7 through 12. New releases & fan favorites.

Also, the Saroyan Writing Contest is going on throughtout the month in addition to lots of programs relating to Tom Sawyer! Hold on here, you didn't request your copy of Tom Sawyer yet? What are you waiting for? It's not so often that you have the chance to read the same book as the rest of the town!

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