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Our first ever anime convention brought over 50 teens to the library after hours for cosplay, anime screenings, a manga drawing workshop, candy sushi-making, kirigami and origami crafts, and a whole lot of fun!
July 27 2013
Duct Tape Crafts
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Teens came to the library to make several fun things out of duct tape, such as a "magic wallet" or a visor, a purse or even a small animal. Colorful and unique rolls of duct tape were provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
July 9 2013
Stow Fourth of July Parade 2013
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Library staff had fun walking and hula hooping in the parade, handing out candy and driving our library vehicle with Spike waving to the crowd.
July 4 2013
Man of Steel Party
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Teens at this event celebrating the new movie played Superman Jeopardy and raced in the silly SuperRelay game; ate "super" cake and watched clips of previous Superman movies. Door prizes were given away: Regal Cinemas giftcard, Superman baseball hat, and Superman poster.
June 11 2013
Touch a Truck 2013
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Over 800 patrons visited the library to get an up close and personal look at 20 different vehicles, from a SWAT armored truck to a Brinks truck, from Herbie the Love Bug to a DeLorean. New this year was the Krav food truck, the Army pallet loader and more!
May 4 2013
High School Book Club Party 2013
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Members of our high school book club came to the public library for the end of the school year "field trip" meeting. We played Book Jeopardy and Book Speed Dating, and discussed Hate List, by Jennifer Brown. And ate lots of pizza provided by the Friends of the Library, yum!
May 2 2013
Mary Pearson Skype w/ HS Book Club
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The high school book club had a great visit with Mary Pearson, author of The Adoration of Jenna Fox, discussing her books and writing in general.
April 11 2013
2013 Anime Art Contest
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Teens submitted their hand drawn or digitally composed art entries, pertaining to anime, manga, videogame or original anime-style characters. Winners received giftcards for art supplies, courtesy of the Friends of the Library, and the winning art will be used to promote the library's Anime Club for teens. All art was also displayed in the library teen area.
April 2 2013