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2015 Summer Reading – Teens

Tell Your Hero’s Story

Summer Reading for Teens @ Fort Bragg Branch Library

499 Laurel St • 707-964-2020

www.fortbragglibrary.org

www.mendolibrary.org

 

Summer Reading Kick Off – 6/16/15 – 11 am to 2 pm

Come in and sign up for Summer Reading.  Besides our schedule of events and your bingo board, you can get personalized reading suggestions as well as information on how to use your library card to get free and discounted museum passes this summer.  Summer reading bingo cards can be picked up at any time at the library.  Teens who get a black out bingo will receive a prize.

Teen Movie Series

Join us for three movies starring some very different heroes.  Popcorn will be provided.  All films start at 2 p.m.

  • 6/25/15 – The Fault in Our Stars: Hazel and Augustus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they meet and fall in love at a cancer support group.

  • 7/15/15 – Divergent: Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another – for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then Tris and her fellow faction-members have to live through a highly competitive initiation process to live out the choice they have made. They must undergo extreme physical and intense psychological tests, that transform them all. But Tris has a secret that she is Divergent, which means she doesn’t fit into any one group. If anyone knew, it would mean a certain death. As she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly peaceful society, this secret might help her save the people she loves… or it might destroy her.

  • 8/12/15 – The Avengers: Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

 

Create Your Own Comic  – 6/20/15 – 1:30 P.M. to 3 P.M.

Interested in comics and art?  Want to try your hand at creating your own comic?  This workshop is for you.  A combination of comics history, potential resources, and a chance to work on your own projects, this program will both share the wealth of materials that the library has as well as some helpful online resources for the beginning comic artist.

Camp NaNoWriMo

Love books?  Write one!  Join us for a summer session of novel writing.  Sign up for Camp NaNoWriMo in June to set a customizable word count goal and get ready to write your novel during the month of July.  There will be an information session to explain how the camp works and facilitate sign ups, but teens can sign up any time throughout June at the library.  Throughout the month of July, we’ll have workshops and writing time at the library to help you with your novel.  In August, we’ll have a session about revising and editing.  Those who complete their novels will receive a bound copy of their work.  Due to limited space, there is only room for twenty-two participants in this program.

  • 6/18/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo Introduction & Sign Up – 1 pm

  • 7/2/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo – 1 – 4 pm

  • 7/9/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo – 1 – 4 pm

  • 7/16/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo – 1 – 4 pm

  • 7/23/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo – 1 – 4 pm

  • 7/30/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo – 1 – 4 pm

  • 8/6/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo: Editing and Revision – 1 – 4 pm

  • 8/13/15 – Camp NaNoWriMo: Editing and Revision – 1 – 4 pm

Dresden Files RPG

Create your own character and come join the adventure!  If you like adventure, mystery, magic, and storytelling, then join us for our Dresden Files RPG series.  Come learn about the world of the Dresden Files, an urban fantasy noir setting, and create your own character be it a wizard, werewolf, fae, or ordinary mortal.  Then a week later, bring your characters to the table and take them on an adventure through supernatural San Francisco.  If enough people are interested, we’ll be starting a regular group with monthly adventures.

  • 8/7/14 – Enter the World and Create Your Character – 2 – 4 pm

  • 8/14/14 – Fog City Campaign – 2 – 4 pm

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