May 2012 Teen Schedule of Events

Free Comic Book Day [all ages] You’re used to getting free stuff from the library, but this is different. Whether you’re an adult, kid, guy or gal, have a free new comic book. Come for the comic books, stay for the crafts and other literary activities. Quantities are limited. Program supporter: Gatekeeper Hobbies.
■ David J’s Place
Sat    May 5    2:00–4:00 pm

Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh [11–18 years] and Magic: The Gathering [14+ years] Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.
■ The Edge
Mon    May 7, 21     4:00–6:00 pm

Beaded Jewelry [12–18 years] Design and create your own handmade beaded jewelry. Make some to keep or surprise Mom with a personalized Mother’s Day present she’s sure to love.
■ The Edge
Wed    May 9    3:30–4:30 pm

No Couch Potatoes Needed [11–18 years] Physical Therapist Natalie Sykes leads you in stress-relieving aerobics, martial arts or meditative exercises. Learn to make or choose healthy snacks at each program.
■ The Edge
Thu    May 10, 24    3:30–4:30 pm

Teen Board Game Night [12–18 years] If you’ve never been chased by a zombie, escaped from a haunted house or triumphed at world domination, here is your chance. Play some of our board games to curb your appetite for perilous exploration and world conquest. They’re more fun than the real thing.
■ The Edge
Fri    May 11    7:00–8:30 pm

Teen Writing Group [12–18 years] What do you write – poetry, short stories or novels? Whether you’ve been writing for awhile or are just starting out, join this group and find inspiration to hone your writing skills.
■ The Edge
Mon    May 14    7:00–8:00 pm

Lisa is a former employee and shared the library story in many of her posts.