morP, South Central’s alternative prom, returns on Saturday, June 8, from 7–10 p.m.! This special after-hours event officially kicks off Teen Summer Reading with a monster motif, live DJ, food, fun, and activities including Making Monsters with Ryan Case, LFPL’s June COLLIDER artist-in-residence. Teens are encouraged to wear their most monstrous attire. This program is 100% free and open to teens in grades 7–12, but registration is required at LFPL.org/morp.
Anyone needing to prep for an upcoming ACT Test is welcome to join us THIS Saturday for a practice round! The practice test at Main/Bon Air will start at 9:30/10AM, but participants are encouraged to arrive fifteen minutes early to get signed in, and people who arrive after the start time will not be able to make up the time they missed. Bring two #2 pencils, an ID, a calculator, and a small snack to enjoy during the fifteen minute break. The test will last four hours, until about 1:30/2:00. If you are interested, PLEASE CALL THE LOCATION TO SIGN UP. Bon Air’s phone number is (502)574-1795 and Main’s phone number is (502)574-1724.
If you feel like you need to do some ACT prep, but don’t want to do a Practice Test right now, Newburg will be hosting an ACT Basics class on Saturday from 10 to 11:30, which will include what will be covered on the test, strategies for studying, and how to approach test day. Please call 502-479-6160 to register for that.
If you want to take part in some ACT prep but are unavailable THIS Saturday, Fairdale and Middletown will be hosting more ACT Practice Tests on Saturday, January 26th, and you can just call those branches to sign up! Middletown will also be hosting an ACT Basics class on Monday, January 14th from 6 – 8pm!
Have a good one, and good luck with any standardized testing in your future! 😀
Animecon is Friday, August 10th at the Main Library from 9:30am – 4pm at the Main Library. Join your fellow fans for anime viewing and discussion, cosplay, our annual Ramen noodle eating competition, and much more!
Teens (12-19) can sign up online in advance by visiting http://www.lfpl.org/tickets/animecon-registration.asp. And don’t forget to look for the full schedule (coming soon) on the LFPL website!
This upcoming Tuesday at 6pm, Bon Air Library will be hosting a program full of science experiments for teens, all supplies provided! Experiments will include Elephant Toothpaste, Silly Putty, Ice Cream, and building a wave machine. Come check it out!
What’s Elephant Toothpaste? Here’s a more extreme demonstration!
Teens (6th – 12th grades) who read 6 books, magazines, or graphic novels this summer by August 11 are eligible to win some great prizes including:
- an ID cardholder & earbuds
- FREE Passes to the Kentucky Science Center, Frazier Kentucky History Museum, Locust Grove, Rauch Planetarium, Louisville Bats, Louisville City FC, and Squire Boone Caverns
- FREE Lemon Ice from Fazoli’s w
- FREE Frosty from Wendy’s w
- FREE classes at Hwang’s Martial Arts w
- FREE Passes to U of L sporting events
Everyone who completes Teen Summer Reading will automatically be Entered for a chance to Win one of these Grand Prizes:
- UofL football tickets
- $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card
- a tablet computer
The program is free. To register, click here or stop by any Louisville Free Public Library location.
What in the world is a morP? morP is an alternative to prom (or prom spelled backwards). Join teens around Louisville as we kick off Teen Summer Reading with lots of music, food and fun! Pull out your best steampunk gear and come dance with us as DJ L. Churchill spins on the 1’s and 2’s. For more information, please call (502) 964-3515. Grades 7-12. Registration is required. Click here to sign up.
Not sure what to wear to morp? Come to one one of our steampunk accessory programs!
Meet up with your friends at your local library branch to create accessories for your prom attire. Be sure to talk with a teen staff member for more information about morP and to register for this program! Ages 12-19
Main Library, Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m.
From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes The Wild Robot Escapes—a heartwarming and action-packed sequel to The Wild Robot, his New York Times bestseller for middle schoolers about what happens when nature and technology collide. Brown is the 2013 Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Creepy Carrots! and his other children’s books—including The Curious Garden, Children Make Terrible Pets, and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild—are all New York Times bestsellers.
Just a friendly reminder, anime fans!Fandom Obsession Level: Hello Kitty Café.
The Louisville Free Public Library system has a few regular anime clubs! Come prepared to talk, snack, and watch your shows.
Teen Anime Club
Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Second Monday of every Month, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM