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Upcoming Events
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

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
The Manga Club meets on the first and third Thursdays each month at 5:30 p.m.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Think “Pinkalicious!” Dress in your favorite pink attire! Make a craft to carry in the library parade. Enjoy stories, songs and games and refreshments.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Reading Bowl Q&A for Middle School Students
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Want a say in teen services at your public library? Need service learning hours? Attend our monthly teen advisory group meetings! Seventh through twelfth graders who are interested in participating in the group are welcome!
Location
Teen Department
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 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, October 09, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Roblox players are invited to come test their skills in a mini-marathon.
Location
Rothschild Technology Room
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 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
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for some of your favorite recently released movies on the second Sunday of each month in the auditorium, where you can enjoy theater style viewing and seating for free. Feel free to bring snacks.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 13, 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, October 14, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Interested in learning how to code? Come learn some of the basics, play with technology,and program in a fun and interactive game.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Calling all young writers! Turn your story into a stunning animated video with video storytelling software.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 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
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
The Manga Club meets on the first and third Thursdays each month at 5:30 p.m.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Want to make music with a little edge? Join us for a course in dubstep digital music production and learn how to create a dubstep opus of your own! You'll experiment with wobble bass, simple melodies, and heavy bass drops -- all parts that make up a dubstep track!
Location
Large Conference Room
Library
North Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
It’s Friday! Let’s have some fun making and eating spooktacular treats.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us to learn to make fortune cookies and to work on your cosplay (costumes) for Mangakacon.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Challenge your creativity and hang out with other teens as we work on activities centered around poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and fan fiction.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Who me? A Video Game creator? Yes, You! It’s so easy to create exciting games to publish and share with your friends.
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Teens and tweens (ages 8-18) come see how many challenges you can successfully complete in 60 seconds or less.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 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
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Tweens & Teens, Grades 5th – 12th are invited to join the Ranger’s Apprentice Book Club. We will do fun activities from the World of John Flanagan website.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
MTPL Manga Club’s Mangakacon (2nd Annual) is a mini-convention to highlight all things Manga. This event was created and organized by teens at MLTPL. The focus will be toward anime, manga books, and cosplay (costumes).
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Teens and tweens (ages 8-18) the weather is about to get chilly, so come let us show you how to knit an infinity scarf using only yarn and your arms. Registration is limited to the first 15 participants. Please contact Miss Megan at 706-683-8805 to reserve your spot.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

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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