Martin County Library System Press Releases

June 10, 2009

EXPRESS YOURSELF @ YOUR LIBRARY!

Filed under: Teen programming — mclswebblog @ 7:58 pm

               
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     
DATE:  MAY 22, 2009              
CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403
               
EXPRESS YOURSELF @ YOUR LIBRARY!
MARTIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM OFFERS TEENS
TONS OF SUMMER READING FUN!

WHO:        MCLS Friends groups, program sponsors; advertising provided by Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.

WHAT:     Teen Summer Reading Programs – Express Yourself @ Your Library

 Starting June 6, Martin County Library System’s Teen Summer Reading Program is in full effect!  Submit book reviews on our teen Web site (www.library.martin.fl.us/teens) to win prizes, volunteer hours, and raffle tickets for bigger prizes.  The Teen Summer Reading Program is open to students entering 6th through 12th grades.

WHEN:      Saturday, June 6 through Saturday, August 15, 2009

WHERE:    Martin County Library System 

HOW:         All events listed below are free. *Starred events require pre-registration.  For more information or to learn more about the Martin County Library System call 772/221-1403, pick up a Teen Summer Reading Program flier or Library Connection at any branch library or visit the library Web site at www.library.martin.fl.us.
                                                        
Schedule – Teen Summer Reading Programs
Surfrider Night – Wednesday, June 10, 6-7 p.m., Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach.
Discover what you can do to protect our local beaches with the help of the local Treasure Coast Chapter of Surfrider Foundation.

Knitting and Crochet Club – Saturdays, June 13 and 27, July 11 and 25, and August 8, 3-4 p.m., Blake Library, Exploration Lab, 2351 SE Monterey Rd., Stuart. All levels of skill welcome.  Materials supplied by library.

Wacky Chemistry Saturday, June 20, 1-2 p.m., Hobe Sound Public Library, 10595 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound.
Make quicksand, slime, and your own bouncy ball and blow up a balloon with a chemical reaction.
*Pre-registration required. Sign up at the Hobe Sound Public Library or call 772-320-3035.

Jazz Up Your Jeans – Saturday, June 20, 3p.m., Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave., Palm City.
Bring a pair of old jeans and join us for some fun! Decorating supplies and pizza provided.

Tie Dye Nights – Wednesday, June 24, 4 p.m., Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Ave., Indiantown; Wednesday, July 29, 5-7p.m., Robert Morgade Library Chastain Campus, I.R.S.C., 5851 SE Community Drive, Stuart; Wednesday, August 5, 4-6 p.m., Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach
Make a groovy tie dye T-shirt (T-shirts supplied), listen to classic ’60s rock ‘n’ roll music, play board games, hang out with friends and enjoy pizza and other refreshments.

Video Game Events – Wednesday, June 24, 5-7 p.m., Robert Morgade Library Chastain Campus, I.R.S.C., 5851 SE Community Drive, Stuart; Wednesday, July 15, 5-7 p.m., Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach; Saturday, July 18, 2-4 p.m., Hobe Sound Public Library, 10595 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound; Saturday, August 8, 3-5 p.m., Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave., Palm City.
Join us for Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, pizza and other refreshments. 

Teen Graffiti Art Program – Wednesday, July 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hobe Sound Public Library, 10595 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound.
Leave your “mark” on the library “walls” as part of the teen art graffiti mural project. Fill your own panel with art words and themes to display individually or as part of a larger piece.
*Pre-registration required. Sign up at the Hobe Sound Public Library or call 772-320-3035.

Creative Books and Journals – Saturday, July 18, 11 a.m., Blake Library, Exploration Lab, 2351 SE Monterey Rd., Stuart; Saturday, July 18, 3p.m., Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave., Palm City.
Learn the art of making your own books and journals through a variety of techniques with longtime sketchbook-journaler Eliza Holliday.  Refreshments will be served.

BINGO! – Wednesday, July 22, 5-6 p.m., Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Ave., Indiantown. Bring your friends for a night of Bingo and cool prizes.

Hip Hop Dance Class – Thursday, July 16, 6-7 p.m., Blake Library, Exploration Lab, 2351 SE Monterey Rd., Stuart; Wednesday, August 5, 5-6 p.m., Elisabeth Lahti Library, 15200 SW Adams Ave., Indiantown. Experience the latest contemporary street moves set to the hippest music around!

Gock Puppets – Monday, August 10, 5-7 p.m., Blake Library, Exploration Lab, 2351 SE Monterey Rd., Stuart.

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