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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
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Teen Events

Tween/Teen Book Club

For ages 8-18

Thursday, January 15: 4:15 - 5:00 PM

The Fourteenth Goldfish byJennifer Holm

Book Cover showing goldfish in a beaker.Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He’s bossy. He’s cranky. And weirdly enough . . . he looks a lot like Ellie’s grandfather, a scientist who’s always been slightly obsessed with immortality. Could this pimply boy really be Grandpa Melvin? Has he finally found the secret to eternal youth? - Goodreads.com

Sign up and get a copy of the book at the library service desk.

Join us for some snacks and conversation about the book. Questions? Call Catherine at 798-3881

 

Teen Book Club Interview with author Adam Rex

Cover of True Meaning of Smekday, showing letters as parts of buildings in a city with alien space ships landing.

Check out this interview with the author of one of our favorite reads. The True Meaning of Smekday. We read the book for an end of the year selection for the past two years (just because we like it so much). Adam Rex offered to answer questions for our group, take a look at what he had to say.

 

 

Teen Advisory Board

Would you like to make the library a more inviting place for teens? Get the materials and programs you’d love to have at the library by joining the Teen Advisory Board. The Board meets on an “as needed” basis on Mondays (usually monthly) from 4:15-5:15. If you would like to join the Board, download the application form, fill it out and turn it in at the library circulation desk. You are also welcome to contact Catherine or stop by with questions.