DPL’s Teen Anime Club meets tomorrow night! Come join us at the Fairmount Street Branch at 5:30pm. Registration is NOT required, so feel free to just drop in! We’ll be watching anime, eating noodles, and having fun!
Saturday’s Anime Fest info:
Come celebrate the 5th annual “Teen Anime Fest” on Saturday, October 13 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street.) The Davenport Public Library, Muscatine Public Library, QC Anime-zing, and the Figge Art Museum have teamed up to offer an afternoon of anime and manga in various formats to provide a day of fun and inspiration for area teens. Come dressed as your favorite character and participate in the cosplay contest, attend a Japanese language class, or learn how to draw some of your own manga art! Artists are also encouraged to bring their own artwork to the event so that it can be on display during the festivities. There is a $5 admission fee which includes snacks and drinks.
Saturday’s Quidditch info:
Don’t forget to grab a broomstick and compete with other teens in the Quidditch World Cup at the Davenport Public Library. Saturday, October 13th at 6:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Avenue), participating teens (ages 11-18) will be sorted into houses and challenge one another in tournament style matches. This is a once in a lifetime chance to try your hand at the sport made famous in the popular Harry Potter series. Not 11-18 years old? Not a problem; you are invited to join as a spectator.
Harry Potter-themed snacks and beverages will be provided and there will be a costume contest for best hero, villain, and creature. Quidditch play will be held outdoors except in the event of lightning. Equipment and rules will be provided prior to play.
This is event is FREE and all those attending (players and spectators) must register. To register or for more information, call 563-326-7832
The following programs are going on at the Fairmount Branch Library through December:
Also, be sure to check out our newest regular teen program called ‘Sew What?‘ which will be held on Saturdays at the Eastern Ave. Branch at 2:00 p.m. this September – November. It’s the fun new program for tweens that want to learn how to sew or pick up a new hobby. This is the perfect opportunity for those ages 8-13 to learn all kinds of needlecraft. From sewing and stitching to embroidery and more, learn a new skill and have fun. FREE! (Registration is required for the Sew What? program. Call 563-326-7832 to register!)
Stay tuned! Tomorrow we’ll post info on our upcoming special events for tweens & teens…
If you missed our first round of Marble Magnet Madness-The Anime Version at December’s Anime Club then tomorrow night is your chance to catch up on the fun.
Yes, Marble Magnet Madness-The Anime Version, Round 2 will begin tomorrow night at the Fairmount St. Branch at 5:30. Bring your friends, bring your siblings, bring yourself and get ready to make some clearly cool crafts you can put in your locker, on the fridge, or wherever your little magnetic heart desires.
Anime Club is tomorrow night at Fairmount from 5:30-7:30. Join us as we preview the 3rd installment of the xxxHolic Anime.
We’re also going to make and enjoy candy sushi. And if you’ve never had candy sushi before you are in for a super tasty treat!
No registration is required for this free teen program. Hope to see you there.
At tomorrow night’s Anime Club we’ll be continuing our fascination with the xxxHolic DVD series. We’ll be screening the second collection and slurping some ramen.
If you’d like to join us from 5:30-7:30 at the Fairmount St. library, we’ll save you a seat!
No registration is required. Oh, and the ramen is free…and so delicious.
Join us for the first Anime Club of 2012 tomorrow night from 5:30-7:30 at the Fairmount St. library. We’ll watch some of our favorite Anime and take our origami skills to a whole new level with some cool Kirigami crafting. It’s a fairly easy art with singularly spectacular results.
Check out these uh-maze-ing examples:
And even more uh-maze-ing:
And these which are beyond uh-maze-ing: