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Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
2107 Julius St. Cross Plains, WI 53528 ph. 608-798-3881 fax 608-798-0196 email:
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Teen Events

Join our Team this summer!

How are your summer plans shaping up? Why not join the summer program volunteer team? If you have at least 2 hours on two days during the week to spend with us, and you are 12 or older, you can join the summer program volunteers, and help make hundreds of children happy. Just fill out this application form. Then drop it off at the library, and we'll contact you.

Two girls sitting at summer program table.

 

Tween/Teen Book Club

For ages 8-18

Thursday, March 12: 4:15 - 5:00 PM

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

Book cover showing goblinlike creature sitting on tree stumb.For centuries mystical creatures of all description were gathered into a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite.
Kendra and her brother, Seth, have no idea that their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws keep relative order among greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. However, when the rules get broken -- Seth is a bit too curious and reckless for his own good -- powerful forces of evil are unleashed, and Kendra and her brother face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save their family, Fablehaven, and perhaps even the world, Kendra and Seth must find the courage to do what they fear most.
- 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.