Teen Flickr Photos

2015 Amateur Photography Contest Winners

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2015 Amateur Photography Contest Winners

We had 124 total entries in this year's amateur photography contest. Congratulations to these, our winners! Winners received certificates, ribbons and cash prizes courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

August 11 2015

2015 Photo Contest Reception

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2015 Photo Contest Reception

Our annual party for our photographers and their families, at which we unveil the winning entries and hand out prizes.

August 11 2015

Teen Lockin 2015: Masquerade Madness

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Teen Lockin 2015: Masquerade Madness

21 teens hung out at the library after hours, enjoying pizza and games, playing on the Wii, playing Artemis (the starship bridge simulator game), creating crafty masks and silly costumes for our "masquerade madness." We also videochatted with author S. J. Kincaid, and entered the national Photo Scavenger Hunt and other competitions held on this night.

July 31 2015

Battle of the Books 2015

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Battle of the Books 2015

Our team of middle schoolers came in second in the Semi-Finals, advancing to the Final Battle, but lost to Hudson and Akron in the Finals. The books read this year were: The Last Dragonslayer, Okay For Now, The Compound, and Ungifted.

July 27 2015

Nerdfighter Gathering

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Nerdfighter Gathering

A party for teens to celebrate the premiere of the movie Paper Towns, with bottlecap necklace crafts, John and Hank Green videos, movie trailers, and a giveaway of two Regal Cinemas giftcards to see the new movie!

July 24 2015

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

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Super Smash Bros. Tournament

23 teens played Super Smash Bros. on the Wii U, competing for GameStop giftcard prizes, donated by the Friends of the Library.

July 14 2015

Comic Con 2015

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Comic Con 2015

Our first-ever mini comic con featured Simpsons writer Chris Yambar, Psychonauts creator Kevin L. Kuder, Only Humans creator Joseph A. Michael, and lots of fun for patrons--from a costume contest to Superhero Jeopardy to a comic book swap to a panel discussion on the History of Women in Comics.

July 11 2015

Extreme Makeover: Bookcart Edition

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Extreme Makeover: Bookcart Edition

Teens painted creative designs on wooden bookcarts belonging to the Friends of the Library, in a fun art project/competition. The team that made the winning cart, featuring 3 classic bookcovers, won art supply prizes, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

June 27 2015