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"Divergent " by Veronica Roth

Divergent  by Veronica Roth

★★★ I don't understand how this book stands out from other dystopian novels. Maybe it's because there isn't a love triangle. Our heroine has to fall in love nonetheless. Another thing I don't understand is why exactly Tris chooses Dauntless over ...

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Sync offers free YA audiobook downloads this summer

Sync offers free YA audiobook downloads this summer

Dreading assigned summer reading?  Have to spend hours in the car with your annoying younger siblings?  Mowing thousands of lawns this summer?  I may have a solution as close as your headphones and smartphone.  As I was scrolling around the internet this week, I discovered that ...




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TAG Meeting

Tue., 9/2/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Make a difference at the library! Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a great volunteer opportunity for students in grades six through twelve. Members help select materials for the teen collection, assist with events, write reviews, create displays and help with other projects.
Volunteer Tag Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Suicide Prevention for Teens

Thu., 9/18/14, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Debi Traeder, from Prevent Suicide Marathon County, will meet with teens to discuss suicide prevention, depression and mental health issues. Teens will be encouraged to bring questions and learn how to help friends through difficult times.
Community Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Teen Movie Night: "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones"

Thu., 9/25/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 130 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
Coraline

Spooky Sunday: "Coraline"

Sun., 10/5/14, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! We will be watching "Coraline" (PG | 100 min.) based on the young adult novel by Neil Gaiman. (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
Ilsa Bick

Author Visit: Ilsa J. Bick

Tue., 10/7/14, 7:00pm 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Meet Ilsa J. Bick, an award-winning Wisconsin author of short stories and novels for teens and adults! She will be reading from her latest books, signing copies of her books, and discussing how she became a writer. Teens are especially encouraged to read one of her books and come prepared with questions! ... (read more)
Author Visit Writing Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Haunting

Spooky Sunday: "The Haunting"

Sun., 10/12/14, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! We will be watching "The Haunting" (PG-13 | 113 min.) based on "The Haunting of Hill House" by Shirley Jackson. (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Sun., 10/12/14, 2:00pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will share a slideshow and video footage about the size and scale of the universe, stars and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. After the presentation, the audience will venture outside to view sunspots on the sun through a solar filter.
Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Teens Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Creative Writing for Teens

Mon., 10/13/14, 6:30pm 7:45pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to learn how to improve their creative writing skills at this special presentation by Professor William Lawlor from UW - Stevens Point! ... (read more)
Writing Teen Read Week Mosinee Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Read Week Trivia

Tue., 10/14/14, 7:30pm 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to compete in a friendly, team-based trivia contest based on young adult literature!
Trivia Teen Read Week Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Eating Bugs?!?

Thu., 10/16/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens! On World Food Day, stop by the library to learn about some unusual and natural sources of food – including bugs! Intended for grades 6-12.
Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Mothman Prophecies

Spooky Sunday: "The Mothman Prophecies"

Sun., 10/19/14, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! We will be watching "The Mothman Prophecies" (PG-13 | 119 min.) loosely based on the book by John Keel. (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
I am Legend

Spooky Sunday: "I am Legend"

Sun., 10/26/14, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! We will be watching "I am Legend" (PG-13 | 101 min.) based on the novel by Richard Matheson. (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
Warm Bodies

Teen Movie Night: "Warm Bodies"

Thu., 10/30/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "Warm Bodies" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 98 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Hunger Games

Teen Movie Night: "The Hunger Games"

Thu., 11/20/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Hunger Games" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 142 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Golden Compass

Teen Movie Night: "The Golden Compass"

Thu., 12/18/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Golden Compass" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 113 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Teen Movie Night: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas"

Thu., 1/29/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 94 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Teen Movie Night: "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"

Thu., 2/26/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 90 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 3/19/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 5/21/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 6/18/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

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