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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
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Teen Events

Tween/Teen Book Club

For ages 8-18

Thursday, December 11: 4:00 - 5:00 PM

The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

Book cover illustration of city with alien spaceships hovering above.When her mother is abducted by aliens on Christmas Eve (or “Smekday” Eve since the Boov invasion), 11 year-old Tip hops in the family car and heads south to find her. She meets an alien Boov mechanic who agrees to help her and save the planet from disaster. This book has been universally enjoyed by readers of all ages! All are welcome.

 

 

 

Stack of chocolate chip cookies

*After the book discussion we will be having our annual

HOLIDAY COOKIE SWAP!

Please join us and bring some of your favorite cookies to share.

 

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.