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Upcoming Events
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Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Calling all Makers ages 8 to13! Do you want to learn about electricity, construct machines, make Shrinky Dink charms, or try your hand at computer coding? Then join us on the first Monday of each month as we tackle one of these fun projects!

January—Squishy Circuits—We’ll be learning about electricity by making squishy circuits out of dough.

February—Shrinky Dink Charms—Did you know that some plastics will shrink when heated instead of melt? Come by and design a charm that you can shrink down and give to someone special.

March—How to Train Your Teen Librarian—Learn how to code without a computer and train the Teen Librarian to perform different tasks.

April—K’Nex Machines—We’ve got a big box of K’nex and we need your help to turn them into working machines.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 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
Thursday, February 05, 2015
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
Friday, February 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Create your own exciting projects (radio, doorbell, burglar alarm) at your favorite place!
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, February 08, 2015
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, February 09, 2015
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
Friends of the Library Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 09, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join us each month for some geocaching fun! Geocaching is like a modern day treasure hunt, but instead of 'X' marks the spot you read the coordinates. We will be using a combination of geocaching.com, munzie.com and some old fashioned map reading. Geocaching is enjoyed by people all over the world and is a great way to get outdoors and possibly meet some new people. Always remember to sign the log and if you take something, leave something!! Curious to know more? Then join us once a month.
Location
CB&T (side B)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Calling everyone ages 13-18! Help us promote summer reading by shooting a short 30-90 second video. The local winning entry will be submitted to the statewide Teen Video Challenge contest where it could win $150! Teens are responsible for scripting, shooting, and editing their videos. The library will provide space and assistance with editing techniques. See library for rules and details.

January—Tonight’s the night to script and shoot!

February—Time to edit those videos and get them ready to submit!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for an evening of music fusion! Learn how to create unique digital music tracks by mixing elements from two very different musical genres: rock and classical!
Location
Large Conference Room
Library
North Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join the Children's and Teen Department in celebrating Homeschool Week!
Location
Synovus/CB&T combined
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 13, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for our Homeschool Week Event: STEM @ the Library
Location
Rothschild Technology Room
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Preparing to take the ACT? Come to the library for practice, tips, and prep.
Location
Synovus (side A)
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day by covering everything in chocolate….well, almost everything. Come try chocolate covered pickles, bacon, and much more and it could be love at first bite!
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join us for a screening of If I Stay, Rated PG-13
Location
Large Conference Room
Library
North Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 14, 2015
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, February 17, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
TBD
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens, 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, February 19, 2015
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, February 19, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Customize your own tote bag! Supplies will be provided.
Location
Small Conference Room
Library
North Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 23, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Teens and Tweens, love Minecraft? Bring your friends to our Minecraft Monday’s and build, build, build during our free play sessions.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
TBD
Location
Alpha Kappa Alpha Room
Library
Mildred L. Terry Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
The 3Doodler pen lets you draw in thin air! This handheld 3D printer is like a glue gun for plastic and we’re going to let you take them for a test drive.
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. (Rated PG)
Location
Conference Room
Library
South Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join us in the auditorium for a viewing party of the first season of Supernatural. Come ready to discuss your favorite characters and most feared villains. Stop by the teen department before the show for some more fandom fun.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Columbus Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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

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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.


 







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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
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