Posts Tagged ‘Teen Battle of the Bands’

Own the Night – Teen Summer Reading Program

June 8, 2012

DPL’s Teen Summer Reading Program is underway.  If you haven’t registered yet stop by one of our 3 locations and sign up today!  All you need to do to register is provide us with some basic info–name, email, yada yada–and then we’ll give you a Summer Reading Log.  Use the log to keep track of what you read from June 2nd through August 2nd–you get 1 point per page.  Teens can also get points for attending library programs, listening to audio books, writing reviews, volunteering, and more.  Add them all up and when you reach 500 points you can redeem your halfway prize.  After you hit 1,000 points, turn in your log to receive a FREE BOOK and we’ll also enter you into a grand prize drawing.  Wahoo!  Plus, we have tons of cool programs for teens going on all summer long.  Oh, and remember–you get points for attending programs, too.  Win!  Win!

Stay tuned to the blog as we’ll soon preview many of the great programs we have lined up for you this summer.  Hunger Games Party–what?!!  Battle of the Bands–yes please!  Breaking Dawn Party AND How to Slay a Vampire–head explodes.  This summer could be quite a scorcher so don’t forget you can always stay cool at DPL…the air conditioning is free, so are the library cards, not to mention all the various items you can check out and take home.  Uh, just remember to bring them back.  Otherwise, that’ll cost ya.


Last chance! Register for Battle of the Bands today!

June 29, 2011

6th Annual Teen Battle of the Bands

Saturday, July 9th @ the Eastern Avenue Branch

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
OH, IT’S ON!  This year’s battle will be like no other.  Do you have what it takes to be the winning teen band or soloist for the Quad Cities this year? The Library’s very own teen Idol?  Join us for a friendly competition on July 9th at the Davenport Public Library Eastern Avenue Branch. Pick up your registration form at any Davenport Library location (or click here for a printable version) and turn it in before June 30.  THAT’S TOMORROW!  REGISTER NOW!!!  

Registration fee is $20.  All area teens welcome – groups or soloists: rock, blues, jazz, classical, or country!  Prize money and additional gigs awarded to the top three. 

The battle is part of the one-year birthday celebration of the Eastern Avenue Branch Library and will be opened by the ever-popular, Coupe DeVille!  For further info on this or any DPL program please call 563-326-7832.

Summer programs for teens!

May 21, 2011

Are you making your summer plans already?  Be sure to sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program (which runs June 4th – August 4th) and check out some of the great teen programs we have lined up this season. 

We figure the best way to beat boredom this summer and exercise your creative muscles is to attend our awesome Teen Craft Tuesdays.

In keeping with the Summer Reading Program theme of ‘You Are Here’ each week will highlight a different craft inspired by various countries around the world.  The finale of the summer will be a good old fashioned American tie dye party!   All of the teen craft programs will be on Tuesdays from 3-4 at the Fairmount St.  Library.  Check out the entire line up:

6/7 – DIY Travel Journals
6/14 – X-treme Mask Making
6/21 – Bangles & Jangles Pop Tab Jewelry
6/28 – Thai String Creature Key Chains
7/5 – Build Your Own Boomerang
7/12 – Ice Marble Magnets
7/19 – Guatemalan Worry Dolls
7/26 – Tie Dye Party


Also, continuing all summer long is our ever popular Get Your Game On program.  This free play gaming program gives teens a chance to hang with their friends, play their favorite board games, and test their video gaming skills on one of 6 screens.  It meets every Wednesday from 3-5 at the Fairmount St. location.  We can’t think of a cooler way to stay cool this summer…join us!


Lastly, our special event of the summer is the 6th Annual Teen Battle of the Bands.  This year’s Battle will take place during the afternoon on Saturday, July 9th, at the Eastern Ave. Library.  Do you have what it takes to be the winning teen band for the Quad Cities this year? Our very own Library Idol?  Pick up your registration at any Davenport Library location starting June 1 and turn in before June 30.  Registration fee is $25.  All area teens welcome – groups or soloists; rock, blues, jazz, classical or country! 

Stay tuned to the blog for all the latest teen program details.  Have a great summer and keep reading!