Teens (age 13 - 17)

Anime Mondays

September 15th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Anime Mondays

September 8th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"

September 20th, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:15pm
Ahoy, mateys! Pirates be commandeering this here library for a day! Board the Jolly Roger for a rousing round of piratical films and nautical mayhem!

Airing at 10am - Muppet Treasure Island (rated G)
Airing at noon - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (rated PG-13)
Airing at 2:30 - The Sea Hawk (unrated)

Costumes welcome! Join us also for day-long activities, crafts, and snacks!

STEAM Punks

October 22nd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us once a month for a fun and challenging activity. Explore physics and simple machines with “Real-life Angry Birds!” Study chemistry with “Candy Chromatography!”

STEAM Punks

September 24th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us once a month for a fun and challenging activity. Explore physics and simple machines with “Real-life Angry Birds!” Study chemistry with “Candy Chromatography!”

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

November 20th, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Jim Gibbons will relook at this most tragic time in our nation’s history, November 22, 1963, the day President Kennedy was assassinated. If you were alive at that time you may remember where you were and what you were doing on that fateful day. If not, you will learn how everything came to a complete halt with just four words “The President is dead!” These were the words that riveted America. As soon as they were announced everything stopped and, for the next four days, the country was plunged into total mourning.

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Treasures

November 15th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and military personnel worked to protect Europe's cultural treasures and repatriate stolen objects during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films. This lecture presented by art historian Jeff Mishur deals with the complexity of Germany’s cultural climate in the 1930s and 1940s in order to explain why the efforts of those associated with The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program were so urgently needed.

The Monuments Men - The Movie

November 8th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men centers on an unlikely World War II platoon made up of art historians and museum curators, tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. In a seemingly impossible mission, the Monuments Men, as they were called, find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture. The film stars George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin. Rated PG

Saturday Matinees

September 27th, 2014, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

Movies will begin at noon. If you've read the novel, feel free to stay after to discuss the book and film!

Schedule of Book/Films:
Sept: Divergent – Veronica Roth
Oct: The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
Nov: Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist – Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

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