Teen events planned for August at Lansing Public Library

2013-07-21T00:00:00Z Teen events planned for August at Lansing Public LibraryFor The Times nwitimes.com
July 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

LANSING | The Infants, Teens and In-Betweens Department at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., announces the following events planned for August.

The National Teen Library Lock-In will take place from 8 p.m. Aug. 2 to 8 a.m. Aug. 3.

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to participate in the first multi-library lock-in. Different libraries in Illinois, Indiana, Alaska, California, South Carolina and more will all be hosting a lock-in at the same time on the same day. Teens can stop by to Skype with teens from around the country, participate in video game competitions and chat via Skype with a special guest authors.

Teens interested in participating can stop by the Teen Desk at the library for more information. Sign up and a permission are required to participate in the program.

Teens in sixth through 12th grade are also invited to participate in The Great Scavenger Hunt.

Kay Cassidy, author of "The Cinderella Society," conducts a competition during summer reading. Cassidy has supplied a list of books and corresponding trivia questions, both teen and tween. Teens who read a book from the list and get eight out of 10 questions correct will be entered into the author’s personal raffle to win a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble, which can be redeemed online. To find eligible titles, visit the Teen Desk to see a printed copy or visit Cassidy’s Web site, http://www.kaycassidy.com/hunt. Any titles not found in the Lansing Library’s collection can be Inter-library loaned from another library.

For more information, contact the Infants, Teens & In-Betweens Department at (708) 474-2447 or visit the library’s Web site at www.lansingpl.org.

 

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