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Monday, May 21, 2012
Own The Night-Summer Read
Summer Read Registration is Now Open!
·For summer read at the reference desk
·For teen programs in the calendar section of our website: www.derrypl.org
Or call 603-432-6140 or email Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Read Challenge
June 18th-August 16th
Pick up a summer read packet and reading log at the reference desk! Log your books fromJune 18th-August 16th.You will receive a prize for every 3 books you read. Bring your final reading log to the end of the summer pizza party to pick out your prizes, have pizza, and screen our teen horror movie. Prizes will include books, magazines, comic books and more!
Own the Night Manga Drawing Workshop
July 24th from 3:30-4:30
Join local artist, Kristine Brock, to learn how to draw Manga! We will be centering our lesson around the summer read theme, Own The Night, so come ready to draw dark, gothic, mysterious characters! Beginner - Experienced artists are welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration Required
Murder Mystery Party
July 25th from 6:30-8:00
There's been a murder at the book fair! Put on your crime solving cap and come ready to play a part as we delve into discovering who is responsible for the death of the famed author, Stephanie Milne! Registration Required
July 27th from 3:00-4:00
Did you know that there are seven common fingerprint patterns? Join us for an afternoon of sleuthing as we learn about fingerprinting, crime scene analysis and more! No Registration Required
Mystery Writers Group
Bi-weekly starting June 20th, from 6:30-8:00
Join us to write mysteries. You can focus on short stories, novels, or anylength/style that works for you! Be ready to write, critique, workshop and more.
The final session will be a public reading, so bring your friends and family and comeread your work in a supportive setting! No Registration Required
Bi-weekly starting June 19th, from 3:30-4:30
Join us for some good eats this summer! We will be making island smoothies, soft pretzels, decorative fruit tarts, guacamole, salsa and pita chips, spring rolls, and lemon lavender cookies. Learn to prepare great food and have fun with friends, too! Registration Required
Horror Movie Making
Every Thursday starting June 21st, from 3:00-4:30
Come and collaborate with other teens as we write, rehearse and film our own horror movie. Be ready to think creatively, get messy with monster make up, and have fun with others. No Registration Required
Teen Advisory Group
July 10th and August 7th from 3:30-4:30
Join our teen advisory group to help brainstorm, plan and execute programs, displays and more in the teen space. TAG meets once a month in the teen section to discuss what we can make more inviting to our teen patrons.