September Happenings

by teensadmin on September 3, 2014

Looking for something to do this month? Below is a sampling of programs you might be interested in attending at the Library. To see all of the programs offered for the month, check out the events calendar for teens and tweens.

Books

Speed Dating with Books! at the Decatur Library on September 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. – Have you been set up with a bad book? Come mingle with the latest releases and make some literary chemistry. We have many books and one may be your perfect match! Take advantage of this opportunity to grab a good read for your fall break.

Teen Book Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on September 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Banned Books Week at the Brookhaven Library beginning September 22 through September 25, 2014

Anime

Anime Club at the Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library on September 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Anime Club at the Hairston Crossing Library on September 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Games

Gaming Afternoon at the Stonecrest Library on September 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Jeopardy for Tweens and Teens at the Chamblee Library on September 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

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Wizard Rock – Huffleriot Tour

by teensadmin on June 17, 2014

 
Calling all wizards, nerd fighters,  book lovers and pop culture fiends! Wizard Rock is coming back to the Decatur Library on Friday, June 27, 2014. This year, Tonks and the Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley and the Sugar Quills will be performing to satisfy even the casual nerd. The concert starts at 6:00 p.m., so dress up, nerd-out and bring your friends!

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Spark a Reaction and read to win prizes!

by teensadmin on June 9, 2014

The summer is upon us! That can mean only one thing–it is time for the beginning of the Vacation Reading Program. This year the raffle ticket prizes include, but are not limited to, three Kindle HDs, Dragon Con passes or gift cards.

You can earn a raffle ticket for every 4 hours read or every 4 activities completed, up to a maximum of 12 raffle tickets. Take a look at the list of approved literacy activities here. The Vacation Reading Program will end July 31, 2014. You can pick up your logs at your local branch or register online.

If you register online, don’t forget to stop by a branch to pick up a Reading Make Cent$ College Sweepstakes bookmark to find out how to enter the sweepstakes. You could win $5,000 to apply towards college.

We would like to thank the following sponsors: DeKalb Library Foundation and Dragon Con 2014.

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Spark a Reaction: Gaming Night

by teensadmin on May 6, 2014

Join the DeKalb County Public Library Teen Advisory Board in celebrating the end of the school year and the beginning of summer with a night of gaming. There will be video, live action, and board games available to play. The Gaming Night is at the Decatur Library on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Every teen attending will have the opportunity to sign up for the Vacation Reading Program. This year’s Vacation Reading Program theme is Spark a Reaction. Each participant who reads or completes five hours of approved activities will earn a raffle ticket. Three Kindle Fire HD tablets will be raffled off.

Finally, each teen attending Spark a Reaction: Gaming Night will receive a raffle ticket for the opportunity to win an author-signed copy of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. This film version of this award winning teen book will be coming to movie theaters in June. The raffle will be held at 8:30 p.m. and you must be present to win.

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Are you a person who likes to make a difference in your community? The DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a teen to serve on the Board as the teen representative. The goal of appointing a teen library board representative is to provide the Trustees with a teen perspective on library issues [...]

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March Happenings

Looking for something to do this month?  Below is a sampling of programs that you might be interested in attending at the Library. To check all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar. Movies Iron Man 3 at the Hairston Crossing Library on March 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. [...]

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February Happenings

Looking for something to do this month? The Library has a variety of events planned for teens for the month of February. Below is a sampling of these programs. To see all of the programs offered for the month, check out the teen events calendar. Movies Prince of Persia: Sands of Time at the Gresham [...]

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Got Talent?

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is looking for teens in seventh through twelfth grade to showcase their talent this March. The Teen Talent 2 Extravaganza will be held in the Decatur Library’s auditorium on March 22, 2014, from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Do you or someone you know sing, dance, do stand-up comedy, draw or [...]

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