Next Week

Monday, November 20 @ 2:00-7:00
Writers are invited to stop by between 2:00 and 7:00 to work on their NaNoWriMo projects. Meet with other writers to keep you on track to reach your word count.

Monday, November 20 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can learn the basic LEGO Robotics as part of the Project Next Generation grant. Create commands and modify them to have your robot compete in a sumo-bot contest. Attendance at all three sessions on November 6, 13, and 20 is recommended.

The Moline Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday

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Next Week

Monday, November 13 @ 2:00-7:00
Writers are invited to stop by between 2:00 and 7:00 to work on their NaNoWriMo projects. Meet with other writers to keep you on track to reach your word count.

Monday, November 13 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can learn the basic LEGO Robotics as part of the Project Next Generation grant. Create commands and modify them to have your robot compete in a sumo-bot contest. Attendance at all three sessions on November 6, 13, and 20 is recommended.

Tuesday, November 14 @ 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, November 15 @ 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 Squishy Circuits! Drop in any time. No registration required

Next Week

Monday, November 6 @ 2:00-7:00
Writers are invited to stop by between 2:00 and 7:00 to work on their NaNoWriMo projects. Meet with other writers to keep you on track to reach your word count.

Monday, November 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can learn the basic LEGO Robotics as part of the Project Next Generation grant. Create commands and modify them to have your robot compete in a sumo-bot contest. Attendance at all three sessions on November 6, 13, and 20 is recommended.

The Moline Public Library will be closed on Saturday, November 11 to observe the Veterans’ Day holiday.

Teen Writers

Doing NaNoWriMo this month? Check out these books about other teenage writers. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer

Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia

Famous Last Words by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

The Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

Literally by Lucy Keating

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley

Sex & Violence by Carrie Mesrobian

Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

The Truth Commission by Susan Juby

Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and illustrated by Maira Kalman

 

Next Week

Monday, October 30 @ 6:00
Writers are invited to a NaNoWriMo Kick-off Party. Meet with other writers, set your goals, and make plans to write your novel in November.

Wednesday, November 1 @ 12:00-3:00
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 3D Doodlers! Drop in any time. No registration required

Thursday, November 2 @ 3:30 p.m.
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. Grades 6-12.

Monday, November 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can learn the basic LEGO Robotics as part of the Project Next Generation grant. Create commands and modify them to have your robot compete in a sumo-bot contest. Attendance at all three sessions on November 6, 13, and 20 is recommended.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

November 16 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

November 16 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 17 – Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them Party @ Rock Island Public Library (Main)

November 17 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 18 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 19 – NaNoWriMo Workshop @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 19 – Movie Matinee: Finding Dory @ East Moline Public Library

November 21 – Minecraft Mondays @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

November 21 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 22 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ 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…

November 9 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

November 9 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 10 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 11 – Cupcake Wars @ River Valley District Library

November 11 – Movie Fest @ Rock Island Public Library

November 12 – NaNoWriMo Workshop @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 12 – Card Tournaments @ Silvis Public Library

November 12 – Fantastic Beasts Party @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

November 12 – Indian Feather Art @ East Moline Public Library

November 14 – Minecraft Mondays @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

November 14 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 15 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

November 15 – Mix Your Own Cocoa @ Silvis Public Library

 

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