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Tweens in grades 5 and 6 had a blast flinging stuffed birds at pigs hiding in block forts constructed by their opposing team. They also made a bird craft to take home, played games on the library's iPads, and had bird and piggy cookies for snack.
July 19 2012
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Teen artists spent an evening creating collage art out of magazines.
July 16 2012
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Our annual foam fun was extended to younger kids this year, with less foam for the kids and higher foam for teens. Everyone had a bubbletastic time! Check out our videos on www.youtube.com/user/SMFPLTeenspace
July 14 2012
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Twenty-four players in grades 5 and 6 competed in our Wii tournament. The GameStop giftcard prize was provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library, and GameStop store manager Dan Mulhall brought equipment and his expertise to help us have a great tournament.
June 14 2012
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Mark Crilley, author of the three graphic novel series Akiko, Miki Falls, and Brody's Ghost, and the new how-to-draw book Mastering Manga, gave a workshop and hands-on drawing demonstration to library teens. Copies of his Brody's Ghost books were available for purchase, courtesy of The Learned Owl Bookshop, and he signed autographs for his fans.
June 9 2012
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Our hs book club came to the library for their annual field trip. We discussed Bruiser by Neal Shusterman, played games and chose books for next year's club, and had pizza for lunch, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
May 3 2012
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Teens submitted hand drawn and digitally created art of their favorite anime and video game characters, in our second annual contest. Winners received giftcards to Hobby Lobby for art supplies, courtesy of the Friends of the SMFPL.
April 30 2012
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Our book club "virtually" met Daisy Whitney, author of The Mockingbirds, in a Skype chat at the high school.
March 15 2012