BCPL Summer Reading
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Upcoming Teen Events at BCPL
Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Visit with representatives from local colleges and technical schools, and see what it really takes to make it in different careers. Visit our website at www.bcpl.org/teens for the complete list of schools and career topics.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 24, 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, October 27, 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 27, 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, October 28, 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
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Halloween fun for all ages! Watch a performance from Greta the Clumsy Witch, make a mosaic treat bag and a zombie marshmallow, and play a game of mummy ball toss! Teens can visit the Teen Scene to learn some gruesome make-up techniques and create a monster eye! Don't forget to wear your costume!
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Halloween fun for all ages! Make Jack o’Lanterns ooz, create an edible monster mouth, feel around in gooky goblin guts, and get in some zombie target practice! Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 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, November 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come celebrate the library's 40th anniversary with a party for every decade. Get down tonight, with a 1970s party. Lava Lamps, Pet Rocks, disco music.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 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, November 04, 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
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join other teens in the homeschool community for science related activities.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 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, November 06, 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, November 06, 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, November 10, 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, November 10, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the library’s 40th Anniversary by partying through the decades! Celebrate the 80s -- Cosby sweaters, Big hair, Shrinky Dinks, and awesome music from the 80s.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Practice your reading skills by reading with a teen. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
Location
Upstairs Lobby
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Hungry? Stop in to create your own pizza! All materials are provided. Registration encouraged.
Library
Chapin Memorial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
What better way to celebrate International Games Day than to gather and play all your favorite games? Chess, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, life size Candy Land and more! BYOD.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 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, November 17, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come celebrate the library's 40th anniversary with a party for every decade we've been open. This party is going to be the bomb! Full House, Zubaz pants, grunge music and Nick at Nite. Registration Encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 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, November 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Whether you’re writing fanfic or your first novel, join us on the third Tuesday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Location
Teen Scene
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Love the book? Seen the movie? Come and discuss this month's title(s), The Hunger Games Trilogy.
Movie theater snacks will be provided. 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
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Title
The Sea of Monsters
Review
The best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Rick Riordan
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Title
Insurgent
Review
Best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Veronica Roth
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Title
Amelia Rules
Review
I absolutely love it and I have all the books so I read them practically everyday.
If you love wit, charming moments, and hilarious characters then this is definitely something for you.
I'm really hooked on it and this is the only series I can read over and over again without getting tired.   "Check it Out"
Genre
Graphic Novel
Rating
Author/Presenter
Jimmy Gownley
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Title
The Line
Review
The best book ever.  "Check it Out"
Rating
Author/Presenter
Teri Hall
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Title
Soul Surfer
Review
This is an awesome and neat story about a real live teenage girl in a terrible and scared way.  "Check it Out"
Genre
Biography/Memoir
Rating
Author/Presenter
Bethany Hamilton