We are pleased to share with you information about the Vacation Reading Club 2008 at your Sequoyah Regional Public Library System! This year’s theme is Metamorphosis@Your Library! Here is the scoop!
Check out Teen Summer Reading at your library… where imagination takes flight! Here’s the buzz…registration for Vacation Reading Club begins Friday, May 23. Teens going into at least 7th grade are invited to pick up a free membership packet and earn cool, free stuff for reading all summer. Last day to redeem prizes is Thursday, July 31, while supplies last. Vacation Reading Club is sponsored by Waffle Houses in Cherokee County; Papa’s Pizza of East Ellijay; Taco Bell of Jasper, GA.; Georgia Public Library Service and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Hawks / Thrashers Check-it-Out Reading Challenge
Back by popular demand, Sequoyah Regional Libraries have partnered with the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Thrashers to bring you the Check-it-Out Reading Challenge. Youth who read 5 books between June 2 and August 15 will earn free tickets to see the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers. Official guidelines are available at any library during the summer or you may visit http://www.checkitoutreading.com after June 2.
Cherokee READS (June/July)
Young Adult: Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill
An epic fantasy about a 13 year old warrior princess that inherits a country and the battles and conquests she encounters amidst her journey.
Prizes for Teens @ Pickens County Library
Each teen in at least 7th grade, who achieves a level in the Vacation Reading Club, may enter into a weekly drawing for prizes.
Monday, June 9
RT Jones Memorial Library 4:00 pm
Magic Comedy Kick-off Party
Hey, teens. Bring your friends you don’t want to miss this! Contemplate the impossible, laugh at the absurd, chuckle at the dangerous… teens, ages 13-18 are invited for an astonishing sleight of hand magic show. Kick-off Vacation Reading Club at your library with Arthur Atsma.
Tuesday, June 10
Gilmer County Library 2:00 pm
Scrapbooking for Teens
Bring your favorite photos, everything else will be provided to make a fun memory book. This program is reserved for ages 12 and older; registration required.
Sunday, June 15
Pickens County Library 2:30 pm
Big Bug Afternoon at the Movies
Teens, ages 13 and older, will be watching sci-fi movies about big, ugly, monstrous bugs. Buggy snacks served!
Monday, June 23
RT Jones Memorial Library 6:30 pm
Teens, ages 13 and older, will be creating duct tape wallets and beaded jewelry. Prizes and refreshments will be provided. Please make arrangements for a ride home before 8pm.
Tuesday, July 8
Gilmer County Library 2:00 pm
Bug-ly Crafts for Teens
Join us as we bead dragonflies and other fun bugs. This program is reserved for ages 12 and older; registration required.
Monday, July 14
Pickens County Library 6:30 pm
Mehndi (Henna tattoos)
Teens, ages 13 and older, will design and apply tattoos in temporary henna paste (lasts up to 2 weeks). To attend, please acquire permission slips at the library’s main desk.