Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Rd., Broomfield, CO 80020 Because or Confused Reading or Technology? The 411 Teen I feel so confused Do you mind? Work because I want you so much it’s just that I can't resist you I’m obviously like texting on my totally awesome new cell phone Wait a sec It's not enough to say that I miss you I’ve got a call waiting I feel so confused right now Oh well, I can text and talk at the same time. I need you so much somehow I can't forget you Uh, do you mind? I've gone crazy from the moment I met I am trying to read a book Teen Zone Newsletter you In addition, I prefer to read a book without any technology distractions June 2009-August 2009 Now is you will excuse me, I am trying to read a book. www.broomfieldlibrary.org By Carlos Sorry? Not really but like OMG, that guy is so annoying I mean, come on, he like wants to read a book Hold on a sec OMG, I have 125 new e-mails Now, I am like totally texting, talking, and e-mailing at the same time. Oh my gosh! I completely dislike technology Ugh! Now if you do not mind, and I hope you do not, I am going to read a book By reading, I gain many important things Such as: knowledge, proper speech, and a great way to spend time. If you do not mind, I will finish reading my book! An iPod for You By Alana By Taylor Are you interested in volunteering at the library? You can take care of some of your community service hours by joining Teen the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). What is TAB? TAB members are teens in grades 6-12 who Advisory volunteer two hours a month to help us make the library a teen- friendly place. They share their opinions and ideas about library- Board sponsored teen events at TAB meetings and help to create this newsletter. TAB meets every 1st and 3rd Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Eisenhower Room. If you’d like to join TAB, stop by the Teen Zone Desk to fill out an application. Questions? Give us a call at 720-887-2360. We asked TAB members two questions: Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 to August 1. 1. What’s your dream vehicle? 2. What movie/book/TV/videogame character would you like to be? Teens entering grades 6-12 may participate. Registration ends July 18. Nisha– Lambo Nisha– Alice Cullen from Twilight Giovanny– McLaren FL Giovanny– Arbiter from Halo 3 Storme– Red Flame Lambo Storme– Matt Hazard from Eat Lead Taylor– Lawnmower with a duck Taylor– Sean Drummond from The President’s Assassin Carlos– Batpod Carlos– Alice Cullen from Twilight Montana– Firebolt Broom Montana– Liz Lemon from Thirty Rock Natalie– Green VW Bug Natalie– Ginny Weasley from Harry Potter Old Possum Books, Monro– Sky Blue VW Bug Monro– Courage the Cowardly Dog from the TV series LLC Michala– Aston Martin Michala– Professor Dumbledore from Harry Potter www.oldpossumbooks.com Savvy– Dinosaur Savvy– Wonder Woman Samantha– Being able to fly Jennifer– Mary from The Secret Garden Jennifer– Horse Victoria– Scathach Victoria– Green Tesla West– Red Hot Pepper Weenie from David Lubar’s book West– Personal Jet Martin– Sephiroth from Final Fantasy Martin– Bugatti Nick– Grunt from Halo 3 Nick– Lambo Murcielago Look inside for info on Teen Programs & Movie Showings Program runs from June 1 through August 1. Teens in grades 6-12 may participate. Registration ends July 19. Teen Teen Programs will be held in the Eisenhower Meeting Room. We’ll Read It! 1. Read 6 hours to complete a level. Programs provide any necessary materials and the programs are free of charge. Express yourself this summer! Registration for Teen Programs is required. Explore sports, music, drawing, 2. Bring in your reading log and collect a prize. dance, and more when you sign up for 3. Enter a weekly drawing to win movie passes the Teen Summer Reading Program. Get great prizes just for and other goodies. reading. Stop by the Teen Zone Desk to register and pick up Deco-page I, Avatar 4. When you finish, enter to win one of three Tuesday, June 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2-4 p.m. a reading log. Throughout the summer join us for gaming, hands-on Grand Prize baskets with books, a DVD, Kick off the Summer Reading Program by getting crafty Graphic designer Kate Young will help you design your programs, and movie showings. Check out the rest of this coupons and food. with the written word. Recycle pages from books into own avatar. With drawing and templates, she’ll show newsletter for details and don’t forget to sign up. Here’s how 5. Keep reading for more chances in the Grand cool art pieces using decoupage. you the tools you need to express your alter ego. the reading program works: Prize drawings. Game On! Frostastic Tuesday, June 16, 1-3 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2-4 p.m. Show off your skills at this gaming event at the library. Break out the sugar and food coloring—it’s time to Films will be shown in the Eisenhower Room in the library. Play PS2 and Wii games with your fellow gamers. decorate cakes! Learn how to frost and decorate Movie Popcorn will be provided by AMC Theaters or bring your own snacks and drinks. We’ll provide all the equipment and games. cookies, cakes, and cupcakes like a pro. Open to all ages. Children under 12 must come with someone over 13 and must Showings have parental permission for PG-13 films. Forms available at the YA desk. Lyrical Dance Street Session Friday, July 10, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, July 13, 5-7 p.m. Hugo is back and he’s bringing a new kind of dance. Stoked about skating? Grab your deck and meet at The Twilight Mamma Mia! Inkheart Come learn how to use motion to interpret music and Cage, Broomfield’s skate park. Watch demonstrations Thursday, July 2 Thursday, July 16 Thursday, July 30 express emotion. and join in the grindage. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. Rated PG-13 Rated PG-13 Rated PG Get Carded Recycled Runway Friday, July 17, 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2-4 p.m. Get craft crazy making holiday and birthday cards for Love fashion or modeling? Get creative with recycled Mind Grapes friends and family. Bring special pictures you’d like to fashion and then show it off on the catwalk. We’ll By Montana add to your cards. We’ll provide the rest. provide the clothes. You provide the fierce. Teen Top 5 Albums of the Last Year Work 1. Keane: Perfect Symmetry: This is Keane's third album, and it's the first that they've used the guitar. So, yes, their sound changed a considerable amount this time around. But for the better? Well, yeah. Why else would Quidditch Cup Artist’s Lab it be number one on the list? PS. Tom Chaplin's (lead singer) vocals always make me swoon with an uncontrol- Wednesday, July 29, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2-4 p.m. lable fangirl squeal. And there are definitely no exceptions in this album. Key Track: Black Burning Heart Bust out the brooms because Quidditch is back! How do artists use science to create masterpieces? 2. Coldplay: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends: When I heard the first single entitled Violet Hill, my initial reaction was a long se- Celebrate Harry Potter and compete in this outdoor Come to this hands-on program and discover the ries of nonsense words, along with a constant stream of drool emerging from my mouth. I couldn't comprehend what this new game. Meet at the picnic shelter behind the library. scientific techniques of the creative mind. Ages 9-14. Coldplay sound was doing to my brain. It was like my eardrums were trying to hug my heart. Viva la Coldplay. Viva la everything about this album. Key Track: Violet Hill On-going Programs 3. Death Cab For Cutie: Narrow Stairs: Have a heart? Have a sense of hearing? Then buy this album. Death Cab is a band based entirely around broken relationships. So I'd like to take the time to thank everyone who has broken Ben Gibbard's heart... Is that bad? I don't care. Thank you anyway, ladies. Key Track: Your New Twin Sized Bed Ready, Set, GO! Write Out 2nd Sundays, 2-4 p.m.– June 14, July 12, August 9 3rd Sundays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.– June 21, July 19, August 9* 4. Radiohead: In Rainbows: I can't even begin to describe the mesmerizing effect that this album has on me. It's completely bizarre... and Learn the ancient strategy game Go with Ulo Tamm. Write, share, and discuss your stories and poems. *August 9 is an exception because it is not a 3rd Sunday I wouldn't want it any other way. Key Track: Nude 5. The Fray: The Fray/Snow Patrol: A Hundred Million Suns: Yes, I'm a complete cheater by not being able to choose just one. But TAB Improv Club ***NEW*** honestly, go listen to both of these albums and try to choose between the two. Go ahead. I dare ya. Key Track: The Fray: Syndi- 1st & 3rd Mondays, 4-5 p.m.– June 1 & 15, July 6 & 20, 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.—June 13 & 27, July 11 & cate/Snow Patrol: Lifeboats August 3 & 17 25, August 8 & 22 Plan library programs, suggest materials, write the 411. Exercise your inner comic through improv games. Check out the iPods in the Teen Zone to listen to these albums and songs.