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Teen Read Week: Library Events

Date Event

Tuesday, October 7,
3:30 PM

Temple City Library

Teen Read Week: Bookmark Contest Drawing Day

Teens, drop in to create a winning bookmark contest entry with various art supplies in honor of Teen Read Week: Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library. The local art school teachers will be at the library to help you create your own artwork. All supplies will be provided.

Tuesday, October 14,
10:00 AM

Agoura Hills Library

Teen Read Week Book Sculptures

Teen Read Week LogoIn celebration of this year's Teen Read Week Theme, "Turn Dreams Into Reality" join our Teen Advisory Board in turning books into art! From Tuesday, October 14th through Saturday, October 18th, watch the book sculptures come to life in our Fireplace Room. Special opportunity drawing available for all teens, ages 12-18.

Tuesday, October 14,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Tuesday, October 14,
3:00 PM

Quartz Hill Library

Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

Teens, come in Teen Read Week and for a fun surprise activity, too!

Tuesday, October 14,
3:00 PM

Rowland Heights Library

DIY Bookends

Celebrate Teen Read Week at your library by designing your very own bookend. For grades 6-12.

Tuesday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Metal Tooling for Teens

Dream up something special as you create metal tooled art!  All materials provided.  Ages 12-18.

Tuesday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Read Week: Achieve Your Dreams

Teen Read Week LogoWhat is your dream? Is it college, a career? Find out about library resources that can help you research your options and prepare you for the future.

Grades 6 to 12

Tuesday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Duarte Library

Cool Teen Physics For Teens!

Waving magnets. Dancing slime.  Floating soda cans.  This isn't magic.  It's physics!  Discover a secret that scientists have known for years--physics ia fun!

Tuesday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Sunkist Library

Teen Painter's Tape Art

Celebrate Teen Read Week with us by creating art using paint and painter's tape!  What will you create? This event is for teens!

Tuesday, October 14,
4:00 PM

AC Bilbrew Library

Turn Your Dreams into Reality

Teens, celebrate Teen Read Week and express your wildest dreams on canvas and on a bookmark entry.  We supply the materials, you supply the dream, and together they can become a reality.

Tuesday, October 14,
4:00 PM

La Puente Library

Teens: Dream Art with Paint Activity

Teens:  Join us to paint your dreams on to a blank canvas.  All supplies will be provided.

Tuesday, October 14,
5:00 PM

South Whittier Library

Teen Read Week - Origami

Come celebrate Teen Read Week at the library!  We will be making origami creations.  All materials will be provided.​  For students in grades 6-12.

Wednesday, October 15,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Wednesday, October 15,
3:00 PM

Carson Library

Papel Picado Art Activity

Papel PicadoLearn how to cut Mexican papel picado and make your own banner to take home. All materials will be provided.
For ages 12-18.

Wednesday, October 15,
3:30 PM

Duarte Library

Teen DIY Halloween Craft

Teens, come decorate a gift box using fun and exciting Halloween decals!

Wednesday, October 15,
3:30 PM

Lynwood Library

Teen Read Week Program

Come hang out and enjoy games and refreshments in celebration of Teen Read Week! For teens ages 12 and up.

Wednesday, October 15,
4:00 PM

Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Library Scavenger Hunt for Teens

In honor of Teen Read Week, we will be having a scavenger hunt in the library just for teens! See how many objects you can find, and win cool prizes. For grades 6 - 12.

Wednesday, October 15,
4:00 PM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Teen Art Activity

Celebrate Teen Read Week by making your own dreamcatcher. This year's theme is Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library. Registration is required and limited to 15 participants. This program is for teens age 12 to 18.

Wednesday, October 15,
4:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Turn Dreams into Reality

Come celebrate Teen Read Week and create a work of art based on your dreams. For teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, October 16,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Thursday, October 16,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Thursday, October 16,
2:00 PM

Hacienda Heights Library

Teen Read Week Dream Art

Celebrate Teen Read Week by creating a work of art based on your most recent dream.  The library will provide canvas, paint, and other necessary art supplies. For ages 10 and up.

Thursday, October 16,
3:00 PM

South El Monte Library

Teen Vase Painting

Celebrate Teen Read Week at the Library!  Come to our Vase Painting program and create a beautiful vase that you will treasure for a long time.  All supplies are provided.  Each teen who participates will receive some free gifts, courtesy of Teen Services.

Thursday, October 16,
3:30 PM

Claremont Library

DIY Bookends!

Join us for this fun teen art activity. We will be making decorative bookends. Ages 11 - 18.

Thursday, October 16,
3:45 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Read Week: Post It Note Art

Join us as we celebrate Teen Read Week: Turn Your Dreams Into Reality! We will be   having a Post It Note Art Show where you can draw your dreams or any other inspiration on a tiny 3 x 3 canvas.  All materials will be provided.

 

Thursday, October 16,
4:00 PM

City Terrace Library

Teen Read Week! Exploring Our Dreams!

trwWe will be exploring and expressing our dreams. What are your night dreams, day dreams, future dreams?

Thursday, October 16,
4:00 PM

Hawaiian Gardens Library

Teen Program: Teen Read Week Celebration

In honor of Teen Read Week, start your own personal library by winning a book at Book Blitz and designing your own book end! For students in grades 6-12.  All materials will be provided.

Thursday, October 16,
4:00 PM

Lennox Library

Teen Karaoke Night / Noche para Adolescentes con Karaoke

Come sing some retro songs on the karaoke machine. For 13 - 17 years old.

Venga a cantar algunas canciones retro con la máquina de karaoke. Para las edades de 13 a 17.


Thursday, October 16,
4:00 PM

Live Oak Library

Create your dream journal

Celebrate Teen Read Week Turn Dreams into Reality by creating your own dream journals to keep track of your dreams.  Supplies will be provided.  For ages 14-18.

Thursday, October 16,
4:00 PM

View Park Library

Teens: Design Your Own Dream Journal

Teens! ​Turn Dreams into Reality during Teen Read Week. Get creative and design your new dream journal. Journals will be provided.

 


Friday, October 17,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Saturday, October 18,
10:00 AM

Norwalk Library

Teen Read Week Book Giveaway

"Turn Dreams into Reality @ Your Library" is the theme for Teen Read Week 2014.  During this weeklong celebration of literacy and libraries, teens will have the opportunity to select a FREE book at the Norwalk Library!

Teens are asked to stop by the Library's Info Desk from Tuesday, October 14 – Saturday, October 18 to share their biggest dream on a cloud form.  After submitting this form they will get to choose a book*.  The dream clouds will be used to create a display of local teens' greatest hopes and aspirations.

*One book per teen, while supplies last.

Saturday, October 18,
11:00 AM

Lawndale Library

Teen Read Week - DIY Bookends

Celebrate Teen Read Week with us by making your own book cover inspired book ends! Take them home or leave them here to decorate our Teen Area!

Saturday, October 18,
1:00 PM

Woodcrest Library

Create Your Poster

This Teen Read Week design a poster of your favorite book or character. Zombies, heroes, heroines or villains what do you dream? Let us see it on your poster.

"Turn Dreams into Reality" bring your ideas and art supplies will be provided. Everyone who attends gets a dream journal.

 

Saturday, October 18,
2:00 PM

Diamond Bar Library

How A Book Changed MY Life Essay Contest

Essay ContestStudents from ages 13 to 18 are encouraged to write a personal letter to an author, living or dead, from any genre-fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or classic, explaining how that author's work changed their way of thinking about the world or themselves.

1st Prize: Kindle Fire
2nd Prize: Kindle Paperwhite
3rd Prize: Kindle Paperwhite

Winners will be announced during the presentation by David S. Mao, Law Librarian of the United States Congress, "Serving Digital Natives in Libraries Today" on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the AQMD Building. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please RSVP by Friday, October 10, 2014 by calling (626) 960-2861.

Please visit the library for entry form.