BCPL Summer Reading
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Upcoming Teen Events at BCPL
Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Eat pizza and talk about books you've been reading!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you itchin' to be stitchin'? Bring your crocheting, knitting, sewing, or cross-stitch projects and work among other thread-loving friends.
Registration encouraged.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gotta catch 'em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Welcome to the Glade! Become a Runner and see if you can make it to the Griever Hole before time runs out. Enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the Rave Motion Pictures or a copy of The Maze Runner. Remember: WICKED is good.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Come hear stories of the tragic accidents and gruesome deaths that ruined the lives of those who are buried in the Florence Cemetery. Registration and permission slip required.
Participants will meet at the Florence Cemetery.
Middle school teens only; Parents may drop off or wait in adjacent parking lot.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Come hear stories of the tragic accidents and gruesome deaths that ruined the lives of those who are buried in the Florence Cemetery. Registration and permission slip required.
Participants will meet at the Florence Cemetery.
High school teens only; Parents may drop off or wait in adjacent parking lot.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Guess the flavor, see how color impacts perception, and learn how to read food labels in this food science presentation by Wild Flavors. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Combine clues from the skull with crime scene evidence to determine the
identity of a missing person. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
When we open the doors, the gym is yours! Basketball, gaming, and snacks.
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Make your voice heard! Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
View the Kentucky night sky through the lens of a telescope and create your own galaxy t-shirt.
Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come put your Star Wars knowledge to the test! Build your own Lightsaber, practice taking out the Death Star, and feed Jaba the Hut! Register in a costume contest from 1-1:30 and watch the Ichiban Karate School in a Lightsaber demonstration at 2. Don't forget to stop by the Cantina for a snack!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Love the book? Seen the movie? Come and discuss this month's title, The Book Thief.
Movie theater snacks will be provided. Registration encouraged.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Destroy old toys to create new and interesting creations from the parts. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Eat pizza and talk about the books you've been reading!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you itchin' to be stitchin'? Bring your crocheting, knitting, sewing, or cross-stitch projects and work among other thread-loving friends.
Registration encouraged.
Library
Scheben Branch

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What is Summer Reading?
Summer Reading: June 1-August 1
Read and log 5 hours to earn a book and an entry into a weekly gift card drawing. Read and log an additional 5 hours, for a total of 10 hours, to complete the program and earn a coupon pack, 5 library bucks, and an entry into the grand prize drawing for a Color Nook HD Tablet & $50 Barnes & Noble gift card! Complete challenge logs after you finish the reading log to earn additional library bucks and entries into the grand prize drawing! (Please note: All activities must be logged by August 1 to be eligible for prizes/All prizes may be picked up by September 1, while supplies last)

Lost your Summer Assignment?
Look no further - we got you covered! Click on the name of your school in the Cool Links box on the left to go to their website and download a copy of your summer reading lists and other assignments.

Weekly Gift Card Drawing Schedule:
Read and log your first 5 hours to earn a book and an entry into a weekly gift card drawing. Every Friday beginning June 6, 2 gift cards worth $25 each will be awarded to those who have logged 5 hours of reading that, or any previous week.
(Drawing that would normally be held on Friday, July 4 will take place the immediate following Saturday, July 5.)

- Friday, June 6 --> $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
- Friday, June 13 --> $25 Visa gift card
- Friday, June 20 --> $25 Target gift card
- Friday, June 27 --> $25 Starbucks gift card
- Saturday, July 5 --> $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
- Friday, July 11 --> $25 Amazon.com gift card
- Friday, July 18 --> $25 Florence Mall gift card
- Friday, July 25 --> $25 Rave Cinemas gift card


Rants, Raves, & Reviews
"Check it Out"
Title
Between Shades of Gray
Review
I read this for my summer reading assignment for school and actually enjoyed reading it!  "Check it Out"
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Ruta Sepetys
"Check it Out"
Title
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Review
This book was AMAZING!!! It kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. It was serious but hilarious at the same time.  "Check it Out"
Genre
Fantasy
Rating
Author/Presenter
J.K. Rowling
"Check it Out"
Title
Project 17
Review
With lovable characters, intertwining plotlines, and vivid detail that just give you the creeps, I would suggest this book to anyone who likes a story of teens sneaking into a long abandoned mental asylum, which plans to be wrecked in less than a week.   "Check it Out"
Genre
Supernatural Fiction
Rating
Author/Presenter
Laurie Faria Stolarz
"Check it Out"
Title
The Fault in Our Stars
Review
Best book ever!  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
John Green
"Check it Out"
Title
And Then There Were None
Review
This is more of a book for adults to enjoy, but it was really enjoyable to me! There were some crude words and scarier scenes(not suggested for younger kids), but other than that, it kept me reading and there was definitely a surprise ending! :)  "Check it Out"
Genre
Mystery
Rating
Author/Presenter
Agatha Christie