Category: Programs

February Tween Book Discussion 2/8/11 @ 6:30pm(RESCHEDULED)

All Megan Fletcher had wanted was to be like her sister Lucy: a beautiful, thin girl whom everyone at the Chesapeake School for Performing Arts worshipped and adored. While Lucy was a star actress with lots of fans, Megan had always been hiding behind the set designs that she and her best friend Simon had created, hoping that no one would notice her. And then one day, life as Megan… Read more

Face Painting 101: 1/25/11 @ 6:30pm

Get ready for the Jack Frost Jamboree by having lessons from a REAL art teacher showing you the basics of face painting.   Art teacher, Jennie Kramer, will demonstrate techniques and get you ready for the Jack Frost Jamboree.    Please register on the online calendar if you plan to face paint for the event on January 29th.  This practice session is for grades 6-12.  Please talk to Kathy Watson, Teen Librarian,… Read more

Evening Book Discussion on 2/15/11 @ 6pm

“ I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never met, a native… Read more

A Trip to Southern Africa January 25th @ 7:00 PM

Travel to Southern Africa (Botswana, Zambia, Namibia & South Africa) Library Director, Diane Heer will present a slide show of her recent trip to Southern Africa.  Come and see the beautiful balance between the wildlife, the landscapes and cultures of Southern Africa.  Places you will visit: Kruger National Park Victoria Falls (one of the seven natural wonders of the world) Chobe National Park Okavango Delta Moremi Game Reserve  … Read more

*NEW* Teen Thursdays @ 6:30pm

Teen Thursdays are all new in January.  Take a look at some new things that will be happening on Thursday nights for tweens and teens.  Check us out and make us part of your day.  We’ll be looking for you and your friends to join us.  Each Thursday we have reserved a space just for the teens (grades 6-12). We need you to register for the event so if we… Read more

January Evening Book Discussion 1/18/11 @ 6pm

It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of her family’s polygamous history is revealed, including how both she and her mother became plural wives. Yet soon after Ann Eliza’s story begins, a second exquisite… Read more

January Teen Book Discussion 1/12/11 @ 6:30pm

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge – he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery.… Read more

January Tween Book Discussion 1/5/11 @ 6:30pm

Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video camera that is always recording. Always. And there’s no delete button. She’s the smartest kid in her whole school—but no one knows it. Most people—her teachers and doctors included—don’t think she’s capable of learning, and up until recently her school days consisted of listening to the same preschool-level alphabet lessons again and again and again. If only she… Read more