COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Teen Events

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Think It-Ink It Comix 

Think it-ink it- image of hand drawn comics 

Wanna create your very own comic book? Think It Ink It: Comix Basics will teach you how! Imagine your story, from writing, to designing your characters, to drawing the panels, every major aspect of the comic book process will be explored. Through some simple thought exercises, you will start to unleash your imagination! Topics covered include manga, graphic novels, web comics and zines. Join us online through a LIVE Zoom Tutorial Wed. July 8, 2020 @3pm. 

Register in advance here.


Anime Your Way 

 Anime Your Way-Carlos Nieto Image of Anime figures

A recording of this program is...

Now available on the Library's YouTube channel!

Imagine your story with this one hour, step by step drawing program that will teach you how to create and modify an Anime character from scratch, no matter what your drawing level is! This comprehensive drawing program is taught by Carlos Nieto III, a former layout artist for the Simpsons and King of the Hill.     

For teens 12-18   



Teen Video Challenge

Teen Video Challenge:Clock here for the official TVC submission form Videos will be accepted June 1-August 7  Image of a movie camera
The Teen Video Challenge, sponsored by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), is an annual national video contest open to all teens. The challenge is for teens to create a public service announcement-type video that shows their unique interpretation of the 2020 CSLP slogan โ€œImagine Your Story.โ€ Videos are to be no longer than 60 seconds and should promote libraries and reading.    


When: June- 1 through August 7, 2020