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Have you signed up yet for our "Unmask!" Young Adult Summer Reading program yet?  It's only going to run a few more weeks until the Grand Prize Drawing & Finale Party on August 8

Students in grades 6-12 who sign up receive the following: 

For the first 200 pages read, you'll receive a "grab bag" gift.

When you reach 400 pages, you'll get a $5 gift certificate from one of the local restaurants (Planet Pizza, Pizza Post, Chicken Joe's, etc.).

600 pages, you'll receive an online raffle ticket for the aforementioned Grand Prize Drawing. And every 200 pages after that you'll get another online raffle ticket.

And here's what you'll be eligible to get if you sign up for the "Unmask! Summer Reading Program & take part in the Grand Prize Drawing online raffle:

FIRST PRIZE:  A Kindle Fire.

SECOND PRIZE:  A $50 GameStop gift certificate.

THIRD PRIZE:  A $25 DIane's Books gift certificate.

So what are you waiting for already!  Sign up here!

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This Saturday, July 25th, beginning at 1:00 PM in Greenwich Library's  second floor meeting room, we'll be showing 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier.  It's part of our Unmask! Young Adult Summer Reading program (sign up here).

The film stars Chris Evans as Cap, along with Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford.  Cap (Evans), with the help of The Falcon (Mackie), Black Widow (Johansson) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) uncovers a sinister conspiracy within the SHIELD organization.  And just who is the mysterious "Winter Soldier" and what ties does he have to Cap? (Hint:  he was once a close pal of Cap's.)

Here's the original trailer:


The film runs about 136 minutes and is rated PG13.  See you there!

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Our volunteer advisory group, the Student Leadership Council (AKA Student Leaders), consisting of students from grades 8-12, will have their next meeting on Thursday July 23 at 7:00 PM on the second floor at Greenwich Library. They'll discuss using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. For more details, click here.  

One of the things we'll be talking about at Thursday's meeting is a possible STEM program whereas older students would mentor younger ones.  This program would begin sometime in the fall, once we get lots of volunteers. Sound interesting?

Snacks & refreshments will be served.  Email us here, or call Ed and/or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info. Hope to see you there!

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COMICTWO.pngThis Saturday, July 18, beginning at 1:00 PM in the second floor meeting room at Greenwich Library, comics legend Carl Potts  will give a workshop on how students in grades 6-12 can make their own comic book.  We'll be supplying the materials you'll need.  All you have to do is bring yourselves.  Details here.

A self confessed lovers of all forms of visual storytelling, Carl Potts began his career drawing storyboards for major NYC ad agencies and illustrating comic books for DC, Marvel, and other publishers. For most of his 13 years at Marvel Comics, Carl was an Executive Editor, overseeing 1/3 of Marvel's publications, as well as spearheading Marvel's Epic line of diverse creator-owned titles, including his own Alien Legion.  He currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

Mr. Potts will also be selling copies of his book "The DC Comics Guide To Creating Comics" at this event.

Seating is limited, so be sure to come early!

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Come join us on Saturday, July 11 in the second floor meeting room for our first ever Comic Book Swap Day!  Fans who like reading comics and graphic novels (and even related books) can get together with fellow fans and swap issues they're looking for or just talk about their favorite books. 

A limited number of free comics will be given out to attendees, especially those who didn't bring their own copies.  Refreshments and snacks will be served and comics-related videos will be shown. 

CBSD kicks off at 1:00 PM this Saturday.  See you there!

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Our volunteer advisory group, the Student Leadership Council (AKA Student Leaders), consisting of students from grades 8-12, will have their next meeting on Thursday July 9 at 7:00 PM on the second floor at Greenwich Library. They'll discuss using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. For more details, click here.  

Snacks & refreshments will be served.  Email us here, or call Ed and/or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info. Hope to see you there!

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Today, July 1st, Greenwich Library proudly unveils it's 2015 YA Summer Reading program! Students in grades 6-12 can sign up for the program here. As with other libraries' current summer reading programs across the country, the theme this year is "Unmask!" and we'll be having a bunch of Saturday afternoon programs this month that'll be comics/graphic novel related. 

But you can still read prose novels where the heroes and villains  may be hiding something (their true identities, for example?), or carry around some dark secret that they're afraid to reveal. You get to decide which titles you want to read that has these elements and submit brief reviews for chances to win our Grand Prize!

For more information about the program, which runs until August 8th, click here!

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Mark your calendars:  this year's teen summer reading program will begin on July 1st. That's when students in grades 6-12 can sign up & register for our program.

This year's theme is "Unmask!".  More to follow.

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Extended Hours For June!

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More Extended Hours.pngGreenwich High School students studying for finals  take note:  Greenwich Library will be having extended hours on Thursday June 11, Monday June 15 and Tuesday June 16.  The library will be open until 10:00PM on these three nights only. 

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SLCJUNE.pngOur volunteer advisory group, the Student Leadership Council (AKA Student Leaders), consisting of students from grades 8-12, will have their next  meeting on Thursday, June 4th at 7:00 PM on the second floor at Greenwich Library. They'll discuss using library resources to initiate, develop & realize projects relevant to their peer group in exchange for community service hours. For more details, click here.

Snacks & refreshments will be served.  Email us here, or call Ed and/or Everett at (203) 622-7918 or 625-6507 for more info. Hope to see you there!

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