Category: T/ween Summer Reading

Summer Reading Registration is going on NOW!

Registration for summer reading has begun!  There are three distinct programs.  Preschool (ages 3-5), Elementary (children entering grade K-5), and T/weens (youth entering grade 6 – age 19) and all may register NOW.  The younger theme is ‘Dream Big, Read!’ while he t/ween theme is ‘Own the Night’.  The t/ween age may register on the calendar or in person.  Children in the preschool to entering grade 5 need to come… Read more

July T/ween Book Discussion 7/11/12 @ 6:30pm (Grades 5-12) Register!

Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his… Read more

Peter Boie~Magician for Non-Believers! SRP Kick-Off on June 19th @ 6:30pm (All ages welcome) *NEW*-We are having the show on the patio if the weather cooperates. Bring chairs or blankets.

We are kicking off summer reading with Peter Boie, Magician for Non-Believers!  Peter Boie, the self-proclaimed ‘Magician for Non-Believers,’  had humble beginnings at the age of eleven when he stumbled across a magic book at his local library.  Now he is coming to ours to dazzle and entertain non-believers, both young and old.  This show is open to the public, but we are hoping that all interested summer reading children,… Read more

Graveyards & Epitaphs~T/ween Summer Reading (Grades 6 and up) Weds, June 27 @ 6:30pm

Join us for a night in the cemetery finding cool inscriptions and making some tombstone rubbings. Back at the library we’ll all write some epitaphs of our own.  Register for this event.  Please register for the  t/ween summer reading program as a whole.  Youth entering grade 6 up through age 19 are eligible. Registration begins Thursday,  6/4/2012,  for residents and Thursday,  6/21/2012, for non-residents.  Registration for this event ends 6/26/2012… Read more

‘YOU ARE HERE’ Henna By Deepal, August 2 @ 6:30pm (Registration Required)

Henna History, Tradition, Facts and Myths Types of Henna Designs – Indian, Arabic, Moroccan, Contemporary Glitter Designs How to make Henna Paste and Cones Henna Art Demonstration – Deepal Vora will do henna designs on the teens and they also get an opportunity to  practice the art on themselves and others. ***Permission slips for ages under 18 need to be signed in advance or on the night of the program… Read more

“YOU ARE HERE” Self-Defense, July 19 @ 6:30 PM, Register Grade 6 – College

Hampstead resident, Sonny Charles, will show you how to evaluate strangers and how to defend yourself against assault.  Using principals of Judo, Karate, Aikido and Jujitso, he will focus on the escape process and getting to safety.  There will be the opportunity for audience participation.  You will leave with a sense of empowerment from learning these basic techniques to use in realistic situations. This program is suitable for those entering… Read more

“YOU ARE HERE” Teen Summer Reading (Entering Grade 6 – Age 19)

Register right off the website or in person for ‘YOU ARE HERE’ Teen Summer Reading starting Tuesday, June 21st.    REGISTER HERE.   All registrants entering grades 6 and up through age 19 are eligible to play and receive $5 in fine money and chances for raffle prizes.  Register early and start to win!   Registration for some programs (activities)  may be available earlier than the 21st.  Please note that all “YOU ARE… Read more

“YOU ARE HERE” June 29 @ 6:30pm ‘Chocolat’ Movie & Chocolate Fountain (Gr. 6-Age 19)

‘Chocolat!’ the movie will be on the large screen.  During intermission we’ll have the chocolate fountain ready for dipping.    Entry requirements for this program are online registration and 1 dozen or more dippers for the chocolate fountain.   Dipper suggestions:  marshmallows, pineapple chunks, strawberries, banana chunks, Nilla wafers, shortbread chunks, etc.  Anything that is bite-sized that will taste good dipped in chocolate will work.    This is a ‘YOU ARE HERE’ teen… Read more