Summer Library Program 2012

Mansfield / Richland County Public Library

Own the Night...This Summer at Your Library!

Calling all Teens! The 2012 Teen Summer Library Program begins June 4th.

Teens in Grades 6-12 can register at any library location.

Not sure how the program works? 

This movie will help explain!  

 

Remember...Read 500 pages, get a $5 gift card to Barnes and Noble. Read 1000 pages, get an $8 gift card to Target. And if you read 1000 pages, your name will automatically be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing to win a Kindle Touch!

Summer Library Activites Just For Teens!

 

And don't miss these great programs just for teens...


 

Crazy Science Night

Tue. June 12 12: 30 PM Crestivew Branch
Tue. June 19 6:30 PM Ontario Branch
Tue. June 26 6:30 PM Main Branch
Thu. June 28 6 PM Bellville Branch
Mon. July 9 2 PM Madison Branch
Wed. July 11 3 PM Lucas Branch
Tue. July 17 1-3 PM Plymouth Branch
Thu. July 19 6:30 PM Lexington Branch
Grades 6-12 - At this program, you'll make some things to take home and also watch our resident scientists wow you with their chemical creations. Concoct your own glow-in-the-dark slime and learn how to make elephant toothpaste. Who knew science could be so much fun? Extra large tuskbrush not included.

Electric T's

Tue. June 12 5:30-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Main Library
Thu. June 14 5:30 - 7:30 PM (Drop-In) Lexington Branch
Mon. June 18 2 PM Madison Branch
Wed. June 27 3 PM Lucas Branch
Tue. July 10 1-3 PM Plymouth Branch
Tue. July 10 5-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Ontario Branch
Thu. July 12 5-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Butler Branch
Tue. July 17 1-8 PM (Drop-In) Crestivew Branch
Thu. July 26 6 PM Bellville Branch
Grades 6-12 - Bring your own dark colored t-shirt, we'll provide the glow-in-the-dark paints and sencils you'll need to create an awesome tee that will light up the night.

Frosted Lanterns

Tue. June 12 1-3 PM Plymouth Branch
Thu. June 21 6 PM Bellville Branch
Thu. June 28 5-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Butler Branch
Tue. July 10 5:30-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Main Library
Thu. July 12 5:30 -7:30 PM (Drop-In) Lexington Branch
Mon July 16 2 PM Madison Branch
Tue. July 24 5-7:30 PM (Drop-In) Ontario Branch
Wed. July 25 3 PM Lucas Branch
Grades 6-12 - How can an ordinary glass jar, some Epsom salts and a candle be turned into a lantern for your outdoor festivities? Join us for this program, and we'll "enlighten" you.

It Was a Dark & Stormy Night...

Thu. June 14 6 PM Butler Branch
Tue. June 19 1 PM Plymouth Branch
Thu. June 21 6:30 PM Lexington Branch
Mon. June 25 2 PM Madison Branch
Tue. June 26 12:30 PM Crestview Branch
Tue. June 26 6:30 PM Ontario Branch
Grades 6-12 - We're sure to have chills and thrills when our Ghost Host Bizzie Vunderink shares the most frightening tales of the unexplained and chilling world of ghosts. This program is for teens ONLY> Stop in or phone to sign up if you dare.

Thai String Creatures

Wed. June 13 3 PM Lucas Branch
Thu. June 14 6 PM Bellville Branch
Tue. June 19 1-8 PM (Drop-In) Crestview Branch
Tue. June 26 1-3 PM Plymouth Branch
Thu. June 28 6:30 PM Lexington Branch
Tue. July 17 6:30 PM Main Library
Thu. July 19 6 PM Butler Branch
Grades 6-12 - Channel your inner Dr. Frankenstein to build a whole cast of mini monsters. We'll provide colored string, felt, beads, and other accessories and show you how to create some fun little people to decorate your room or locker or star in your next home video.
Read Books, Win Prizes!
Teen Games: 

Featuring Animals with Insomnia, a Starry Night, The Big Bang, Dark Reads, a Rest in Peace Challenge, a Night Sky Match-Up, a What's Your Sign Scramble, and a Name the Monster Contest.

Grades 6-12 - Can't make it to any of the planned programs, but you still want a chance to participate in something more during the Teen Summer Library Program? Then these quizzes and games are just for you. Come in anytime during the Summer Library Program and ask for the current teen quiz. Turn in a completed form, and if your entry is drawn as the winner, you'll receive gift certificates to McDonalds or Taco Bell.

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