Teens

Starting Your Family Genealogy Project: A Hands-on Workshop with Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest

Date: 
Sat, 07/27/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

NOTE :  THIS PROGRAM IS FULL, RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 29.

Where to begin searching for your family's roots?  Local history Librarian Sue Gardner will show the basics of the two genealogy services the Library offers, and participants will be able to use their own laptops or the Library's equipment to begin their family tree research.  Registration is required, and space is limited to 10 participants.  If you are not bringing your own laptop, please bring a "jump drive" on which to save your search results.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Sue Gardner
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Lurking Beneath the Surface: It's Shark Week!

Date: 
Wed, 08/07/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Who doesn't love Shark Week?!  Enjoy some chum punch and play some shark-related games. Test your shark trivia, and take a picture with our nifty shark photo-op.

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Hidden Depths: Create a Collage

Date: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Create an undersea collage with local artist Margaret Potemski.

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Flotsam, Jetsam, Awesome!

Date: 
Wed, 07/17/2013 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Have you always wished you could be a designer on Project Runway?  Come to the Library for a no-sewing-skills-required version, featuring our "Beneath the Surface" theme.  Designers will have 5 hours to use recycled materials to create an ocean-inspired runway look.

Sign up to be either a model or a designer!

The runway show will begin at 7:00pm.  Friends and family are encouraged to come and be audience members.

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Book Discussion -"The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

Date: 
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Allison Petrus-Wilkins will conduct a discussion of "The Fault In Our Stars" by John Green.

“What makes this novel compelling is not a thrill-a-minute plot but the authenticity of characters deeply engaged in trying to live ‘forever within the numbered days.’ John Green deftly mixes the profound and the quotidian in this tough, touching valentine to the human spirit.”

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Gardening @ Your Library for Teens

Date: 
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

It's time to garden at the Library! Earn community service hours for helping us plant some beautiful native grasses.

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Teen Battle of the Books 2013

Date: 
Tue, 08/13/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Gather your friends for our yearly book trivia contest! Form teams of up to 4 players and read the 8 designated titles to compete.

This year's titles are:

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The Houston Family and American History

Date: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Author Tony Houston will discuss his new book on the Houston Family of Warwick and show how doing a family genealogy is also an exploration of the history of the United States.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Tony Houston 986-6984 eahouston@optonline.net
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Film: "Do the Math"

Date: 
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Come join us for a screening of "Do the Math", a film on climate change produced by 350.org. It includes the latest on climate change, including footage of their recent nationwide bus tour. See the film and stay for a discussion of the issues and what we can do about climate change. This program is sponsored by Sustainable Warwick.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Mary Makofske 986-9477
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"First Pitch" Art Exhibit: Meet Artist James Amore

Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Celebrate the 2013 baseball season opener - visit "First Pitch" in the Library's Community Room through the month of April.

On April 23rd from 6:30 to 7:45pm James Amore will meet with visitors to his exhibit, which features limited edition signed prints from digitally-produced masters of the originals as well as original watercolors.  The artist created these over a 20-year period working in the sports industry.  All of the pieces celebrate the players and the game of baseball.

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