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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
After stopping by the Teen Department for Divergent faction fun, come watch the movie with us in the auditorium. Relax and enjoy theater style seating.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Teens and tweens ages 8-18, join your friends and play some awesome video games!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Are you a singer, dancer, or actor? Do you have a special talent or skill? Come show us your talent in our talent show. Just be sure to avoid the gong!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 08, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Wanted: Teens to suggest and create programs for Teens! Earn volunteer hours and make new friends while creating a library you enjoy! Snacks provided for your energy and creativity.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
TBD
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
September is our Cardboard Arcade—Come help us build some classic style arcade games out of cardboard.

October is when we'll Get Animated with Alice! 3D Animation—Learn how to do basic 3D animation using the online software Alice.

November is Even More MaKey MaKey—We’re taking our MaKey MaKey skills up a notch from Banana Pianos to board games and musical paintings. What else can you MaKey MaKey?

December we'll Get Blinded by Computer Science—It’s Computer Science Education Week and we’ll have several activities and computer games that will teach you the basics of computer code.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Calling all video games, board games, and computer gamers! We invite you to test your skills playing fantastic and fun games with the Teen Department.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Are you preparing for the SAT testing? Come to Columbus Public Library for study, practice, and tips.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
New to crochet? Come and learn the basics. Experienced? Come and crochet with us. Attendees are encouraged to bring current projects to each session. Attendees can also work on group projects.
Location
Walker Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 15, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Play an exciting game of manga bingo and other fun challenges with Manga lovers like yourself!
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Turn a smart device into an entertainment center by creating a DIY Projector with just a few tools and a smart phone.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Do you enjoy Manga, Anime, or Asian culture? Then join us as we explore all three through fun activities and anime watch parties.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
It’s Friday! Let’s have some fun in the library while crafting with foam.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Family Night's "Forever Young" activity mimics a TV program of the same name. Youth will put current technology skills up against adults' "old school" skills. Fun and inter-generational friendships are sure to happen!"
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Teens! Come learn about some great young adult books that have banned or challenged in other libraries.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come build a marble maze or construct a cardboard roller coaster. You'll be amazed with what you can build with cardboard and creativity.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Celebrate Banned Books Week by participating in a craft and game night based on popular graphic novel characters and superheroes.
Location
Small Conference Room
Library
North Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
New to crochet? Come and learn the basics. Experienced? Come and crochet with us. Attendees are encouraged to bring current projects to each session. Attendees can also work on group projects.
Location
Walker Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Teens and tweens ages 8-18, join your friends and play some awesome video games!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Are you a singer, dancer, or actor? Do you have a special talent or skill? Come show us your talent in our talent show. Just be sure to avoid the gong!
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

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Important Messages
Welcome to the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries' 2014 Aflac Teen Vacation Reading Program (ATVRP). Read 5 hours this summer and you could win a Nintendo 3DS XL, Beats Pill Portable Speaker, a Microsoft Surface Tablet, or other great prizes! Also, earn buttons that you can wear, and web badges that you can share via social media, when you complete 5 hours of reading in any genre.

This program begins on May 17, 2014 and ends on July 11, 2014. You will not be able to log any reading hours until May 17. For additional information and rules, click here.


 







Reviews
Review
Looking For Alaska tells the story of friends who go to a private school. They drink, smoke, and do other things they shouldn't. The book builds up to a tragic event, and later shows how the characters deal with it.
Title
Looking For Alaska
Author
John Green
Genre
Lovin' It!: Romance
Review
prizes awarded up to 110