Halloween Cookie Decorating

Thanks to everyone who came to our Halloween Cookie Decorating program. It was a blast and I really enjoyed how clever and talented you all are. 

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Around Town

Check out these events around town…

August 15 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

August 16 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

August 16 – Escape Room- Hogwarts Tower @ LeClaire Community Library

August 17 – Teen Halloween Planning Committee Meeting @ East Moline Public Library

August 21- Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

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

Next Week

The Annual Teen Reading Challenge ends October 21. Be sure to turn in your Challenge Log by October 25 to get your prizes and the invitation to the Final Party on Friday, October 27 at the Davenport Library Fairmount Branch.

Wednesday, October 25 @ 2:30-4:00
Students in grades 6 through 12 can enjoy a variety of video games, board games, computer games, crafts, and other activities at the Moline Public Library during After School Fun. Featuring Halloween Crafts! Drop in any time. No registration required.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

October 18 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

October 18 – Magic: The Gathering Club @ Bettendorf Public Library

October 19 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

October 20 – Halloween Dance/Costume Party @ River Valley District Library

October 21 – Teen Anime Day @ Figge Art Museum

October 21 – Chess Club Exploration @ Bettendorf Public Library

October 22 – Haunted House Spooktacular! @ East Moline Public Library

October 23 – Teen Fandom Book Club @ Davenport Public Library (Main)

October 23 – Gamers Club @ Robert R. Jones Public Library

October 24 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

October 24 – Soldier Care Packages @ Silvis Public Library

 

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

Next Week

Monday, October 10 @ 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 6-12 can make a haunted gingerbread house from graham crackers, frosting, and candy. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 309-524-2470 or email jlaroche@molinelibrary.org to sign up.

Tuesday, October 11 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, October 12 @ 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Head to the library after your early out for After School Gaming. Enjoy a variety of video games, board games, and computer games.

Creepy, Scary, Spooky

Get in the mood for Halloween with these spine-tingling tales.

The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe

Locked in Time by Lois Duncan

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

Rotters by Daniel Kraus

Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn

The Devil’s Footsteps by E.E. Richardson

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Asylum by Madeleine Roux

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan

The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

 

What’s your favorite scary book? Leave a comment.

Halloween Eve Party

Paperback Pumpkin

Make a Paperback Pumpkin like this at the Halloween Eve Party at the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m.

We’ll have food and games and crafts.

Wear a costume. Or don’t.

Open to grades 6-12. Register at the Reference Desk or by calling 309-524-2470 by Monday, October 28.