Teens

Own the Night: Astronomy with Dr. Kevin Manning

Date: 
Sat, 08/25/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Let's look at the stars! Astrophysicist Kevin Manning will reveal the fiction and the truth about Doomsday 2012 to you, in a program entitled "The Great 2012 Scare: Fact vs. Fantasy."

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Project Runway: Vampires Own the Night

Date: 
Fri, 08/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Vampires are taking over the library! Come and be a designer or a model in our vampire edition of Project Runway. You'll design and make (or model) vampire couture made on the spot from everday supplies. We'll provide everything, even vampire fangs! Pizza and refreshments will be provided for all contestants.

Don't forget to invite friends and family for the runway show beginning at 8:30pm!

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Just Dance! Teen Summer Reading Kick-off Party

Date: 
Fri, 06/29/2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Come celebrate the first days of summer with a Just Dance party! We'll play Just Dance, have some pizza, and enjoy the longer days with no homework. Looking for some fun things to do this summer? We'll have open registration for all of our teen programs and volunteer opportunities this summer, too. Sign up with your friends for fun events and contests. See you there!

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2nd Annual Teen Game Day

Date: 
Tue, 07/31/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

It's time for the 2nd Annual Teen Game Day! This year, we'll have more mini challenges, Minute to Win It-style, as well as water balloons and a live action game. This year's is Angry Birds! Come play live action Angry Birds and have fun knocking over stuff! With slingshots!

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Mystery Science Theatre 3000

Date: 
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Don't we all love making fun of bad movies?  Bring your friends and help us trash one of the worst movie ever made!  Pizza and popcorn will be served.

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Meet the Author: Gretchen Gibbs & Carole Howard

Date: 
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Join authors Carole and Gretchen for a discussion of their new books. 

Carole has penned About Face, a memoir about life in the Peace Corps.  Gretchen's new novel is The Book of Maggie Bradstsreet.  It was sparked by a discovery of ancestors who played an important role in the witch trials of 1692.

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Decoding the Language of Visual Arts

Date: 
Wed, 07/25/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Explore with Susan Handler the symbolism encoded in art.  Participants will investigate the paintings of Renoir, van Eyck, Picass and selection of international graffiti.


Susan Handler is an interdisciplinary thinker and practicing art historian, arts educator, mixed-media artist, grant writer, as well as a theatrical, operatic, and dance costumer

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Teen Battle of the Books

Date: 
Tue, 08/07/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Teens

Join in the annual Teen Battle of the Books!  Form teams, read the books and compete in a fun trivia contest!

Copies of this year's titles will be available at the Help Desk after Memorial Day.  Form a team of up to four - or compete solo, if you prefer.  The Battle is open to teens entering 7th grade and above in the fall of 2012.  Sign up now at the Help Desk!

Here are this year's selections:

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Fossil Dig: A Citizen Science Project

Date: 
Sat, 08/11/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Enrollment limited to Warwick cardholders until August 6th; open registration after August 6th.

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From the Black Dirt to the World: Solving the Problem of Prehistoric Extinctions

Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Late in the last Ice Age, giant beasts disappeared worldwide. Abundant mastodon and other large mammal fossil sites in the Black Dirt around Warwick have been helping us solve this mystery. Dr. Robinson specializes in the study of fossil plant pollen, and what this tells us about environmental changes which accompanied the end of the mastodons and other animals of the Pleistocene era.

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Dr. Guy Robinson Department of Natural Sciences Fordham College at Lincoln Center 113 West 60th Street, New York NY 10023 grobinson@fordham.edu 212-930-8899 Cell phone for day of program use only: 914-563-2313
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