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Summer@HPL 2014 for Teens

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SPARK A REACTION!

Teens, if you're 12-18 years old, Summer@HPL 2014 has a free program just for you!

Read, check out the cool programs coming to the library (Program Schedule), use our new online reading log, and win fun prizes!

Two gift certificates will be awarded as grand prizes at the Teen Night @ the Library on August 1st. The winners must be present to win and will choose a gift certificate from either the Homer Bookstore, Apple, Google Play, or Amazon.

Don't forget to REGISTER!

May 25  through August 1  -- All programs are FREE!

 ONLINE READING LOG 

 WEB RESOURCES 

 APPS FOR TEENS 

 RECOMMENDED READS 

Events are held at the library except where noted. 

When Who What Why/How/Where

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May 5

Everyone

Register for Summer@HPL!

Register online or stop by the library’s main desk.

May 19

Everyone

Pick up your reading logs

You'll use your reading log to track reading and win great prizes!  

May 25

Everyone

Summer@HPL 2014 begins!

Start tracking your time!

June 2

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Make Your Own Pizza
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

June 5

6 - 7:30p

all ages

Shackleton and the Endurance: 100th Anniversary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

Join Carmen Field, environmental educator,  seasoned Antarctic naturalist, and master storyteller, for an evening of stories about famed explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton and his fateful expedition aboard the Endurance.

June 7

11:00a

7+

Counting Cords and Kenaitze Stories

CANCELLED (to be rescheduled)

Listen to local Indigenous stories told by a storyteller from the Kenaitze Nation and learn to make a traditional Dena’ina string calendar.

June 9

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Make a Reaction!
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

June 16

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Sweater/T-shirt Chop Shop
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

June 23

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Flying Machines/Propulsion
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

June 30

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Electricity and Brush Bots
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

July 7

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Multimedia Art
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

July 7

5:00p

12 to 18 DEADLINE Sci-Fi Fan Fiction Writing Contest for Teens Write a 350-500 word short, short story with characters from your favorite novel.

July 14

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
3D Printing
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

July 19

10a - 5p

12 to 18 Robot Sumo/Arduino Programming Workshop Learn the art of Arduino programming (by building and programming robots!)

July 21

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
LEGO® Day!
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

July 21

5:00 pm

0 to 18

DEADLINE for LEGO® Contest  - Entries will be accepted only on 7/21, between 10a and 5p

Entries will be on display all week at the library (July 21 - 25). Read contest details.

July 28

10 - Noon

8 to 18 Maker Monday:
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Use your imagination to make low and high tech creations in a two hour session.

Friday, August 1

6 - 10p

12 to 18

Teen Night @ the Library

Part of the National Teen Lock-in

Details coming soon!

Even more details coming soon!
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