Monday, January 25, 2010

February 2010 Events for Teens

Pizzamania Book Club
Thursday, February 18

Eat some pizza and chat about great books! Sign up and check out a copy of the current book at the reference desk. This month's book is The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart.

Monday, February 22
February is National Chocolate Lovers' Month, and we're going to celebrate in style. Chocolate games, chocolate contests, chocolate snacks, chocolate chocolate. Oreo stacking, Hershey Kiss unwrapping, chocolate banana splits, and more.

Other Library Events You Might Enjoy

The Big Read Film Festival
February 2, 13, 16, & 27
Times vary- Call the Library
For this year's Big Read, the library has selected John Steinbeck's classic tale of poverty, fear and struggle The Grapes of Wrath. During the month of February, the library will be showing a series of films on similar themes, or with stories set in the same, Depression Era time period. Call the library for titles.

Family Chess Club
Tuesdays, February 2 and 16

Come alone, or with friends and family to play and learn chess. Chess sets will be provided, or bring your own.

Concert: Bishop John W. Haynes & Change
Sunday, February 7
Bishop John W. Haynes & Change is group of powerful musicians and singers from the Reformation Church Inc., of San Diego. This San Diego based family gospel group (three sisters, niece and spouses) seeks to bring a distinct yet traditional sound with a hint of rhythm and soul that rocks any house and raises the roof.

Concert: Michael Tiernan
Thursday, February 11
A unique brand of acoustic guitar-centric blending of folk, rock, pop, soul, and bluegrass, makes you think while he entertains you. More info at and

Concert: Strings in the Mornin'
Saturday, February 13
Hear the Hutchins Consort play an amazing Bach concerto on violin.

Lecture: The Only Thing Worth Dying For
Wednesday, February 17
Author and journalist Eric Blehm talks about his new book, The Only Thing Worth Dying For, which tells the harrowing true story of eleven Green Berets who fought alongside the future leader of Afghanistan to topple the Taliban and bring hope to a nation during the first campaign of the War on Terror.

Concert: Michael Ganey and the Songs of the Dust Bowl Era
Wednesday, February 24
In honor of the library's Big Read selection, The Grapes of Wrath, local musician Michael Ganey will perform a number of songs by folk musicians of the Dust Bowl era.

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