Fall in love with a new book! Here are just a few of the new books with release dates in February:
Check out these events at a branch near you!
Southeast Regional Library
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 6-7:30pm
What is Zentangle? https://www.zentangle.com/
Come and make a different kind of work of art at this program for ages 13 and up! Registration is required.
Thursday, Jan. 22, 3pm
Sing your favorite songs, even if you sing off key! Solos, duets, and group performances welcome!
Northwest Regional Library
Monday, Jan. 26, 2-4pm
Forget using a computer keyboard, use bananas or other fruits and vegetables instead! Join in on the fun as you create your own music and play games by using a laptop, circuits and various other objects. Make sure and bring a friend! Meet in the teen area of the library. For 6th grade – 12th grade.
Fountain Hills Branch
Monday, Jan. 26, 3:30-4:30pm
Bring your instrument and come jam with us out in the Centennial Circle Courtyard. Singers; percussion; etc, welcome!
Would you like to have a chance to win $150 and an award for your library? Create a video to promote the 2015 Arizona Collaborative Summer Library Program by submitting your video creation to the CSLP Teen Video Challenge. The winning video from Arizona will be shared with libraries across the country, and we’ll also feature MCLD entries in our branches. Deadline for submissions is March 6, 2015. For ages 13-18. Rules and entry form are available here.
It’s 2015! Have you set any reading goals for yourself for the new year? Check out this 2015 Reading Challenge list from PopSugar:
There are only a few more days to submit your entry for the North Valley Regional Library Film Festival! The deadline is January 12. To enter, print out the entry form below and fill it out. When you’re done with your entry, just turn it and the entry form in to the front desk at the North Valley Regional Library. Submissions must be on a DVD, USB, or SD card.
For more information, ask any staff member at the North Valley Regional Library, call 602-652-3310, or email NicolasResteiner@mcldaz.org.
Congrats to our January Teen Volunteer of the Month, Dawson!
Favorite Stuff To Do: Help People; Hang out with friends; eat and do the Dew; and dance (not necessarily in that order)
Favorite Teen Library Program: Hunger Arena
Best Thing About Being a Volunteer: Helping people
Thanks for all of your great work, Dawson!
There’s still time to submit your original art and photographs to the 2014 Teen Zine. Your work could be included in our published paper zine and seen by teens in all 17 of our libraries! We’re also looking for original comics and drawings. The deadline is midnight on December 31! Click here to submit your work.
Congrats to our December Teen Volunteer of the Month, Ali!
Favorite Stuff To Do: Reading ;), taking walks, writing novels and poetry, singing, and playing the violin.
Favorite Teen Library Program: Summer reading, definitely.
Best Thing About Being a Volunteer: I love books so much, and there’s no better place to be productive than surrounded by books!