Teen Artists

Teen Artists

Check out these books featuring teenage artists. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett

And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz

Blood Water Paint by Joy Mccullough

Even In Paradise by Chelsey Philpot

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz

Glow by Megan E. Bryant

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

Original Fake by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Your Destination Is on the Left by Lauren Spieller

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

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Around Town

Check out these events around town…

August 22 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

August 23 – Tween and Teen Gaming Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

August 23 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

August 23 – Escape Room- Hogwarts Tower @ LeClaire Community Library

August 27 – Teen Art Night @ East Moline Public Library

August 28 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

June 28 – Teen and Tween Gaming Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

June 27 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

June 28 – DIY Teens @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

June 29 – Movie & Ice Cream: One Crazy Summer @ River Valley District Library

June 30 – Homemade Drums @ Bettendorf Public Library

June 30 – Teen Elemental Art @ East Moline Public Library

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Around Town

Next Week

The Moline Public Library’s Summer Reading Program runs through July 29. Stop by the library to register and pick up your reading logs. Students in grades 6-12 will get prizes at three levels of 500 pages or minutes each, and can keep going for entries into the grand prize drawing.

Wednesday, July 12 @ 2:00-4:00
Students ages 11-18 are invited to Afternoon Gaming every Wednesday. Enjoy a variety of video games, board games, and other activities.

Wednesday, July 12 @ 6:00
Artist Amy Nielson will teach students ages 11-18 Watercolor Painting. Learn basic watercolor techniques and create your own work of art.  Registration is required. A minimum of 10 registered participants is needed to hold this event.

Next Week

Monday, April 6 @ 6:30
The Brilliant Companions, a Doctor Who fan club, will meet at the Moline Public Library on Monday, April 6 at 6:30 to discuss season 11 of Classic Doctor Who featuring Jon Pertwee.

Wednesday, April 8 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Thursday, April 9 @ 3:30
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun.

Teen Poetry Contest
Entries for the Moline Public Library’s Poetry Contest are due Friday, April 10, 2015. Students in grades 6-12 can submit one (1) original poem in the category of short (up to 12 lines) or long (up to 25 lines). Prizes will be $25, $15, and $10 gift certificates for first, second, and third places in each category. All poets are invited to the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Café on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Moline Public Library. Poets can read their poems and prizes will be awarded. Entry forms are available at the Library or here.

Saturday, April 11 @ 9:00
The final session of the Graphic Novel Workshop will take place on April 11.

Next Week

Wednesday, March 25 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Saturday, March 28 @ 9:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a Graphic Novel Workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will introduce students to the history of cartooning, creating a comic strip, publishing, and more. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. starting January 24 and concluding April 11. Attendance at all sessions is recommended. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.