TEEN EVENTS

Couldn’t make it to last months book club? Listen to it HERE. IMG_0065We read Summer On the Short Bus by Bethany Crandell who visited with book club attendees.

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TEXT THE LIBRARY @ 619-928-2251cell
Have a question? Dial the number above and a Librarian will text the answer to you for FREE during branch open hours! (Any fees from your cell phone provider still apply.)

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DIY ART- Thursday, June 12th @ 4:00 pm
Create some art.  Be as creative as you want!

 

TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB

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Go to sdcl.org, click on Pause To Read, and log the number of minutes or books you read and you can earn prizes!  Also, every Thursday we are having a teen event.  These events have limited space so you must register (just call or stop by) to save yourself a spot.

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BOOK CLUB – Thursday, June 19th @ 4:00 p.m.shiver   
We’re reading Shiver by Maggie Steivfater.  In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.  Pick up a copy of the book anytime.

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IMG_3285T-SHIRT DECORATING – Thursday, May 24th @ 4:00 pm
Bring a t-shirt to decorate with fabric paint.  We’ll have lots of templates you can use or make your own designs.  Limited space, registration required.

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DOG CHEW TOYS- Thursday, July 3rd @ 4:00 p.m.dog
We’ll make chew toys for dogs.  Take them home for you dog to enjoy or we’ll give them to a local dog shelter.  Limited space, registration required.

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YOGA – Thursday, July 10th @ 4:00 p.m
Let’s pause to relax a bit.  A professional yoga instructor will lead a yoga class.  Wear something comfortable.  Mats will be provided and this event will take place in the police station community room.  Limited space, registration required.

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BOOK CLUB- Thursday, July 17th @ 4:00 pm
Pick up a copy of the next title.  We’ll talk about what you thought about the book and vote on the next title we read.

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pet_treatsPET TREATS – Thursday, July 24th @ 4:00 p.m
We’ll use natural ingredients to make dog and cat treats.  Limited space, registration required.

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WILD WONDERS- Thursday, July 31st @ 4:00 pmwild wonders4
Come nose to snout with some wild animals.  You may even get to touch some of them.  Limited space, registration required.

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hennaHENNA TATTOOS & PARTY – Thursday, Aug. 7th @ 4:00 p.m
Learn about the ancient art of henna and get a temporary henna tattoo, which can last up to 2 weeks. This requires a parental permission slip.  Afterwards, we’ll have a party to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Club and run the grand prize raffle.  Limited space, registration required.

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CHESS CLUB – Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Every week we have chess games going for all ages and skill levels.

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KNITTING CLUB – Wednesdays @ 6:00 p.m.
Bring your knitting supplies, have a seat and hang out with other knitters or crocheters. This club is open to all ages and all levels of experience. (And yes, guys knit too.)

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Friday, November 15th, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
In celebration of the Doctor’s 50 anniversary we had a teen after-hours party. Events included making personalized Doctor Who t-shirts, costume contest, star gazing, a TARDIS photo booth, dinner and more.  Lots of fun was had by 44 teens.

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Personalized Doctor Who shirt

Star gazing with the SDAA

Space trivia relay race

Duct Tape bow tie station

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TEEN AUTHORS JOHN GREEN & DAVID LEVITHAN VISITED LA MESA
John Green and David Levithan, multi-award winning authors visited the library on April 23rd for an after-hours event. They read excerpts from their new book, Will Grayson, Will Grayson, answered questions, made everyone laugh, and autographed books. There were over 140 people who attended!