Thursday, October 29, 2009

November Events

Movie Night: Van Helsing Tuesday, November 3 @ 5 p.m. [Grades 6 and up]
Legendary 19th-century monster hunter Van Helsing is sent to mysterious Transylvania to battle Dracula who is trying to release evil with the unwilling help of Frankenstein’s monster and a wolf-man.
Rated PG-13

Henna Program
Saturday, November 7 @ 1 p.m. [Grades 6 and up]
Come in and learn about the history, cultural practices, and the preparation of henna. You will also get a chance to practice your own henna designs and get a small design from a Henna specialist.
Sign-up and permission slip required. Limit 15.

TAB Meeting Tuesday, November 10 @ 5 p.m. [Grades 6-12]
It’s your chance to say what you want to see at the library. Tell us what programs, books, movies, and music you want at the library. And, as always, snacks will be provided.

“On the Edge” Book Discussion: Crank by Ellen Hopkins **
sday, November 11 @ 5 p.m. [Grades 6-12]
The “On the Edge” book discussion group features books about edgier, more mature topics.

Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul- her life. (Summary from Lansing Public Library catalog)

“Off the Shelf” Book Discussion: Peak by Roland Smith **

Monday, November 23 @ 5 p.m.
[Grades 6-12]
A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest. (Summary from the Lansing Public Library catalog).

** Additional copies available at the upstairs circulation desk

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