Teens @ HMCPL

Young Adult Book Club: Audrey, Wait!

While trying to score a date with her cute co-worker at the Scooper Dooper, sixteen-year-old Audrey gains unwanted fame and celebrity status when her ex-boyfriend, a rock musician, records a breakup song about her that soars to the top of the Billboard charts. Second meeting for Grissom High School students at GHS Library on February 18th at 3:15.

Young Adult Book Club: Legend

In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-old Day--a famous criminal, and prodigy June--the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.

Lots of fun for November

There's always something fun happening at the Monrovia Public Library.

Preschool storytime is every Monday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Special events for November include a visit from the Harvest Fire Department with their smoke house on Thursday, November 8, and the HMCPL Fall Puppet Show on Monday, November 19.

Our new Lunch and Love Romance Book Club will meet on Monday, November 12, at 11 a.m. for a discussion of "The Lord of Scoundrels" by Loretta Chase. Bring your brown bag lunch to the Monrovia Community Center meeting room and enjoy great food and discussion.

We are hosting our Teen Tailgate Party on Monday, November 12, at 6:30 p.m. Teens, bring your favorite snack and dress to support your favorite team. Prizes will be given for the best tailgate recipe. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up for this event.

Our Home-School Story Time will focus on history and holidays on Tuesday, November 13 at 1 p.m. We'll have stories, games and crafts exploring how holidays and history relate. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up.

Our second Spanish/English Conversation Circle will meet on Thursday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m. Join us to practice your second language as we discuss holiday traditions. Light snacks will be provided. Please call us at 489-3392 to sign up.

Our Tuesday Night Book Club rounds out our events for November with a meeting on November 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken."

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Halloween Party at Monrovia!

Monrovia is having a Halloween Party for children of all ages featuring stories, songs, crafts and fun.  Enjoy a great time celebrating all things Halloween at the Monrovia Library with Ms. Beth.

Teen Urban Legend Fest and Zombie Party

Zombies will invade the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m. Be prepared to be scared -- and to have lots of fun.

Gather your best, most terrifying urban legends for this night of chills. Also, keep your decaying parts in one place. We'll combine a love of scaring by hosting the second annual library zombie walk and a love of being scared with an urban legends story fest. Absolutely revolting refreshments will be served, and prizes awarded for best zombie costume. Bring a friend and double the terror. 

Contact Mandy Pinyan for more information at 256-461-0046 or at mpinyan [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

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Family Painting Day

Fall is here, and we're hooting with excitement! Family Painting Day is Saturday, October 6, at 10 a.m. at the Madison Public Library.

There will be a guided (step-by-step) class to create a new take on your family tree. A $5 fee covers all materials and is needed to secure your reservation for this fun for the whole family event. Call Mandy Pinyan at 256-461-0046 or e-mail her at mpinyan [at] hmcpl [dot] org to sign up, or if you have any questions. 

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