(Teen Summer Reading 2014 brochure Cover)
(Teen Summer Reading 2014 brochure Cover)

Teen Summer Reading 2014
All programs are held in the Teen Lounge unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments provided at all programs.

Minecraft
Thursdays at 3:30PM
Get your craft skills together and come join us on Thursdays at 3:30 for a Minecraft building competition!
The rules are...there are no rules. Use all your skills and creativity to create the coolest Minecraft buildings, mazes, landscapes, anything you want! Creations will be judged through the following categories: most creative, coolest individual component, most complex, most realistic, and best overall concept.

Monday, June 30th at 1PM Angry Birds LIVE: Ever wish your favorite app game would come to life? Well now it can during this intense battle between the angry birds and the evil pigs. To register, please contact Teen Librarian, Erica Gauquier at egauquier@darienlibrary.org.

Wednesday, July 2nd at 1PM Post-it Note Art: Come work as a team to build an entire wall- sized picture out of tiny different colored post-it notes. Your creation will stay on the Teen Lounge windows all summer long!

Tuesday, July 8th at 3PM Brushbot Workshop: Construct a brushbot made from the head of a toothbrush and wire its battery to make it race! You can design your brushbot any way you like!

Thursday, July 10th at 2PM Magic: The Gathering: Come learn how to play Magic: The Gathering card game and gain different cards and skills. 

Tuesday, July 15th at 2PM Jenga. That’s right we’re bringing back old school with this epic classic. Try to beat your friends by having the steadiest hand. Winner gets to take home a brand new Jenga game and a gift card to Gamestop. To register, please contact Teen Librarian Erica Gauquier at egauquier@darienlibrary.org.

Friday, July 18th at 1PM Guitar Hero is back! Come battle your peers while singing your hearts out. Player with the highest score wins a prize! To register, please contact Teen Librarian, Erica Gauquier at egauquier@darienlibrary.org.

Monday, July 21st at 2PM The Avengers Movie Screening  and Trivia Contest. Winner takes home tickets to Guardians of the Galaxy for the August 1st opening. To register, please contact Teen Librarian, Erica Gauquier at egauquier@darienlibrary.org.

Wednesday, July 30th at 1PM Teen Galley Party: Come check out the hottest upcoming books before they hit the shelves. Enjoy pizza and soda while browsing these not-yet-published galleys!


On Monday, July 21tst-Friday, July 25th tweens and teens ages 10-14 are welcome to participate in our Darien Library M&M Camp. We will be building Lego Mindstorms, and designing our own Makerbot 3D prints. To register for the whole week or just a few days please contact Teen Librarian egauquier@darienlibrary.org.

Friday, August 1st at 3PM Teen Summer Reading Finale Party in the Teen Lounge. Join us for a raffle with lots of cool prizes, pizza, gaming, and more!