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July 2019

“Teen Summer Nights” Movie Series: Bumblebee

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the air-conditioned Community Room for our annual summer movie series for teens and ‘tweens in grades six to twelve.  Admission and snacks are free.  Doors open at 5:30; we’ll start the movie at 6. Bumblebee is rated PG-13, and has a running time of 119 minutes, so pick-up time will be around 8:00.

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Book Talk and Signing: The Book of Pride

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In The Book of Pride, you’ll meet the leaders and activists on the front lines of the LGBTQ civil rights movement, from the 1960s to the present, through stunning interviews with 75 LGBQT pioneers and elders, compiled and presented by author Mason Funk and OUTWORDS (theoutwordsarchive.org). Founded in 2016 by Mason Funk, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker from Los Angeles, OUTWORDS is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories of LGBTQ pioneers and elders across the United States. Mason…

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“Teen Summer Nights” Movie Series: The Hate U Give

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the air-conditioned Community Room for our annual summer movie series for teens and ‘tweens in grades six to twelve.  Admission and snacks are free.  Doors open at 5:30; we’ll start the movie at 6. The Hate U Give is rated PG-13, and has a running time of 132 minutes, so pick-up time will be at 8:40.

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Shazam!

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us in the air-conditioned Community Room for our annual summer movie series for teens and ‘tweens in grades six to twelve.  Admission and snacks are free.  Doors open at 5:30; we’ll start the movie at 6.  Shazam! is rated PG-13, and has a running time of 130 minutes, so pick-up time will be at 8:40.

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“Teen Summer Nights” Movie Series: Escape Room

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the air-conditioned Community Room for our annual summer movie series for teens and ‘tweens in grades six through twelve.  Admission and snacks are free.  Doors open at 5:30; we’ll start the movie at 6. Escape Room is rated PG-13, and has a running time of 100 minutes, so pick-up time will be at 7:40.

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August 2019

“Teen Summer Nights” Movie Series: Avengers: Endgame

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the air-conditioned Community Room for our annual summer movie series for teens and ‘tweens in grades six to twelve.  Admission and snacks are free.  Doors open at 5:30; we’ll start the movie at 6. Avengers: Endgame is rated PG-13, and has a running time of 182 minutes, so pick-up time will be a little after 9:00.  There may be pizza!

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September 2019

Monday Teen Programs: Fabrications!

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  “Fabrications!” is a workshop offered by fabric artist Elizabeth Walker.  She will provide the materials, the know-how, and the inspiration you need to create your own textile-based art.  Join us to relax, unwind, and express yourself at the end of the school day. Snacks, too.  We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve. Space is limited, so please sign up! …

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Monday Teen Programs: Make a Zine!

September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  On September 23, you can work with Mandy Russell of Painted Dog Studio to design and create your own zine (magazine).  You will leave the workshop with your first publication in hand, and will help the Library start its own YA zine collection.  Snacks, too. We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve.  Space is limited, so please sign up. …

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Monday Teen Programs: Make Sushi!

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  On September 30, join the Now You’re Cooking staff and learn to make vegetable sushi.  After you make a gorgeous, delicious, and healthy sushi roll, you can enjoy eating it!   We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve.  Space is limited, so please sign up!  Register through the Reference Desk (pflreference@patten.lib.me.us or 443-5141, ext. 12)

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October 2019

Seventh Annual “Pizza Pity Party” and Common Application Workshop for High School Seniors

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local college counselors Leslie Trundy of Morse High School and Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting will be on hand to help students learn the basics about the Common Application web site and about how to develop a strong personal profile.  The event is free and open to any high school senior; pre-registration is required (we need a head count for pizza).  To register, please contact the Information Desk at the Library (443-5141, ext. 12), or email Roberta Jordan at…

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