Under the Sun Pottery Fun will be leading a pottery painting workshop this summer on June 23! You will get to paint your own pencil cup. The pottery shop will fire the pieces, and you’ll be able to pick up your creation a week later at the library. How cool is that?
Hold Still February 20, 2010
This is a new book at McMillan that I’m reading right now. I’m enjoying it, so I thought I’d post the SLJ review below for others that may be interested…Oh, and it is a 2010 William C. Morris YA Debut Award nominee too. -tk
From School Library Journal
Grade 10 Up—After losing her best friend, Ingrid, to suicide, Caitlin is completely immobilized. Unable to function, and refusing to visit a therapist, she begins the long journey to wellness alone. During this year of heart-wrenching, raw emotion, Caitlin finds Ingrid’s journal, which not only reveals her descent into irreversible depression, but also serves as Caitlin’s vehicle for renewed hope in the future. The book is written with honesty, revealing one’s pain after the loss of a loved one. Caitlin learns, with the help of new friends and her parents, that there is life after Ingrid.
Valentine’s Day/Chocolate party January 11, 2010
MONDAY, February 8 @ 3:00 p.m.
Teen Advisory Board December 7, 2009
Monday, January 11 – 3:00 p.m.
What should we do next? Valentine’s party, chocolate party, crafts? Come to the meeting, and decide what fun things we should do at the library!
Bella Rocks November 17, 2009
We had a great show for the teens on Saturday. Chicago-area musician Katie Parr of Bella Rocks got the crowd excited for the release of New Moon by singing Twilight-themed songs.
New Moon Release Party/Bella Rocks concert November 10, 2009
Release Party: Saturday, November 14 – 5 p.m.
Movie ticket and prize giveaways, crafts, photo opportunities (bring a camera!)
Here’s a sneak peak at the crafts we’ll be making!
Show – 6:00 p.m. Bella Rocks Concert