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June 10, 2014...GAME ON
The Summer Reading Game has begun!
Play the Teen Summer Reading Game. Complete challenges...earn points...pick your rewards from the prize catalog! Pick up a set of score cards at the library. 
Summer Teen Special Events Summer 2014 events brochure


  1. Complete the challenges of your choice on your weekly Summer Game scorecard.
  2. Bring your scorecard to the library and trade it for points.
  3. Look over the catalog of prizes at the library's front desk. The catalog will be released on June 30.
  4. Come to the library during Summer Game Store hours and trade your (points) tickets for prizes. The store will open Monday, June 30.

     Summer Game Store Hours:
  • Mondays 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 1 - 3 p.m.

Minute to Win It: Tuesday, June 24, 2- 4 p.m.
Can you move a cotton ball half-way across the room-- 
using only your nose? 
How many 60-second games can you win? 
Play the library version of the show for a chance to win prizes. 

 Minute to Win It
Science Expo: Tuesday, June 8, 2 - 4 p.m.
Fire smoke rings out of a vortex cannon,
create your own gummy worm keyboard,
make an e-textile bracelet, and more!

 Science Expo
App Inventor Lab: Tuesday, July 22 and 29, 3 - 4 p.m. 
Have you ever thought..."There should be an app for that?"
Even wanted to make your own awesome game?
Work your way through MIT's App Inventor to create
your very own Android apps! 

 App Inventor Lab
"Doctor Who" Event: Saturday, August 2, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Are you a fan of The Doctor?
Come to the library for "Doctor Who" themed games, crafts, and snacks.
Come in costume for a chance to win prizes!

 Doctor Who event
"Divergent" Movie Matinee: Tuesday, August 12, 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Watch "Divergent" on a huge screen! Popcorn, soda, and candy provided.

 Divergent movie matinee

    Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer @ your library
Burlington Public Library's Teen Advisory Group is a voice for teens in the library, 
helping to create a place where teens are welcomed and involved. 
Members plan and promote teen events, help choose teen library materials, 
earn PAWS credit, and eat pizza. 

Upcoming Teen Advisory Group meetings:
  • Tuesday, July 1, 4-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 5, 4-5 p.m.

Contact Information
For more information about teen services at the Burlington Public Library,
contact Teen Services Librarian Sarah Lunde at 360-755-0760.

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