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National Library Week

Middle School Geography Bee
Friday, April 11, 7:00pm
Main Library, Costin Room

The Town-wide Middle School Geography Bee will be held on Friday April 11th at 7:00 in the Costin Room of the Main Library. Each of our four middle schools have four teams with three students per team representing their schools. Students will be asked a variety of questions spanning the globe. We will be serving refreshments from around the world! Please join us in cheering on our students and supporting the excellence that is the Framingham Middle Schools!
Any questions, please contact Judy Gatlin at jgatlin@minlib.net.

Earth Day Recycled Materials Crafting Afternoon
Thursday April 17, 2:00-5:00pm (Early Release Day)
Main Library, Costin Room, Grades 6-12

Drop by to make something out of recycled materials in honor of Earth Day! Snacks and beverages will be provided.

MinecraftFirst Ever Minecraft Tournament!
Tuesday April 22, 1:00-5:00pm (April School Vacation Week)
Main Library, Costin Room, Grades 6-12

You’ve asked for it and we’re doing it -- our first ever minecraft tournament! The tournament will be played Hunger Games style on the PC and other games will be available while you wait your turn to do battle. You do not have to have your own PC minecraft account, but please let us know if you do when you register. Pre-registration is required, with a maximum of 30 players; please register by contacting Marcy Maiorana at mmaiorana@minlib.net or by calling 508-532-5570 x4335. This event will be run by GameUnderground and the Library. 


The Homework Center is open!

We provide Free Tutoring and Homework Help for all Framingham middle and high school students! The Center is open Monday–Thursday from 3:00–5:00pm. Our tutors are matched with individual students for ongoing academic support.
Come for help with homework assignments, school reports and projects (individual and group.)
We have computers, a color printer and any supplies that you need to achieve academic success (including snacks!) If you have any questions or would like more information please email Judy Gatlin: jgatlin@minlib.net

Teen Advisory Board Meetings
Need community service hours? Love the library? Consider joining the Teen Advisory Board and help us create exciting programs for teens. Questions? Please contact Marcy Maiorana at 508-532-5570 x4335 or mmaiorana@minlib.net Snacks provided at all meetings. 

Check out Novel Commentary, our new YA Book Review Blog!
Developed by a high school intern over the summer, it features reviews of books for teens. If you love reading, feel free to comment on current reviews or make a contribution of your own. Link to it at http://novelcommentary.blogspot.com.

Shonen Jump online manga magazine is now available at the library!
Thanks to Adam Finke, Grade 8 student at the Christa McAuliffe Charter School, for the following description of Shonen Jump:
Shonen Jump was a weekly manga magazine, but now it’s online only. It has new chapters from all the new manga like One Piece, Yu-Gi-Oh, Bleach, and Naruto. It is very popular here because it is the main source for new manga. Many people in many age groups enjoy it. It is great for manga fans, especially for ones who want more suspense. It’s awesome and definitely worth it.”
Ask Marcy Maiorana at the main library or Kim Jung at the McAuliffe branch for in-library access to Shonen Jump online.

Video games are here!
We have recently added several games for the Wii and xBox 360 to the Young Adult collection! Games may be borrowed for free for one week. We would like to expand our gaming collection, so please consider donating games you don’t play any more to the library.

Visit our new Young Adult Space on Facebook
For tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Here you'll find information about YA events at the library, homework help for middle school students, book recommendations, and more. https://www.facebook.com/YAPlaceAtFPL 

Forgotten Our Stuff?
We have manga, anime, fiction, paperbacks, an online list of new books, databases, Internet access, wireless, audiobooks, videos, and all kinds of nonfiction and reference materials. If you're looking for something fun to do or read, or if you just need to study, we're the place - we've got it all!

Looking for a Good Book?
Check out our Teen Reading page with lists of great books created by librarians and links to author websites.

Do you love Fantasy Books?
Check out the wiki More than Magic Mirrors. Add your own review to books! Each title page has a comments box you can use.

 

 

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