BOOK & BAKE SALE
next date: May 2014
It's Fun and free! If you don't know how to play but have always wanted to learn, stop by and get started. Players of all ages and skills levels are invited to join us in the Mount Vernon Public library. Teen and Tween players of all ages are invited to learn new moves and brush up on your chess strategy skills with Ms. Ting Lu. Beginners welcome.
Tuesdays, November 12, 26 & December 10th, 3:30-5:00pm
Anime enthusiasts view anime, the popular Japanese animated features. Popular fantasy card games are played and the latest video games are reviewed. James Welch and Ting Lu share with teens what is hot in Anime, J-Pop, Manga, gaming and more.
Wednesdays December 11
Light Refreshments will be served
Tween Craft Session
In celebration of the holiday season, the tween team will present two special holiday craft events just for you. Let your creativity flow and take home an incredible holiday craft. Create your own beautiful origami ornaments and your very own Hanukkah dreidel, and play the dreidel game.
Wednesday, December 11 Christmas & Hanukkah Craft – Ting Lu will teach tweens origami!
Tween Pizza Pages Book club -
Tweens ages 9 – 13 are invited to join us for the pizza and pages book club. We will have loads of fun discussing books that interest you! Oh did we mention there is pizza too, so bring your appetite and your gift of gab for this fun book club.
Friday, December 13
Who is Stealing the Twelve Days of Christmas? by Margaret Freeman
| Special Teen And Tween Programs
Teen “We Know How to Rock Da Mic!”
Performance poets, Ebony Harrison and Marcus Davis, will host our poetry showcase! Our teen poets will present their original works from the fall poetry workshop as they “Rock Da Mic”!
Postponed Date to be announced
5:30 – 8:00pm
'Tis the season to be jolly! Teens and tweens are invited to celebrate the holiday season at our annual celebration! There will be games, food, karaoke, arts & crafts, and lots of festive holiday fun!
Thursday, December 12
Kwanzaa is the African American holiday that represents community, education, culture, faith, empowerment, and love. Everyone is welcome to come and learn about the principles of Kwanzaa and participate in a candle lighting ceremony. Enjoy African drumming and dancing, storytelling, poetry, and singing. All ages are invited to participate in this cultural holiday celebration. The Kwanzaa Celebration is presented in cooperation with The Afrikan Brotherhood and Akousa, The Living Legend African Drummers and Dancers.
Monday, December 30
6:00 – 8:00pm
| Retired Teen And Tween Programs
Trading Cards Club- Teens and Tweens are invited to play Yugioh with instructor Paul Fountain. The trading card club is open to all ages and all skill levels. So join us and, “Let’s Duel!” Trading Card Club - to be announced
Freestyle Dance Sessions -
Join with other teens and tweens as they perform the dance styles called "get a life." This freestyle session allows you to express your creativity in a fun and safe atmosphere. The event is open to teens and tweens. Freestyle dance - to be announced
Chocolate Chapters - Urban Fiction Book Club
Join young adults ages 16 and older as we discuss the latest Urban Fiction titles. to be announced
The 'Spot' for Teens -
"The Spot” at the Mt. Vernon Public Library is the place for teens to be. The Spot is host to a variety of teen programming, from Open MIC Poetry, Karaoke Night, Teen Arts and Crafts, Game Night Sessions, and guest speakers. Teens are invited to join us at “the Spot.” We promise you'll have a great time!
The Spot meets Thursday,... To Be Announced
Graphic Novels Club
Come one and all to see our NEW Graphic Novels, talk about Graphic Novels, Manga, and Comics. We meet once a month to share ideas, opinions, and requests for graphic novels. In the future we may be holding special events with guests, films, or activities. Next Meeting: TO BE ANNOUNCED