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Photography Basics: Including Capturing Great Images on your Phone
Sunday, December 15, 2–3:30 pm
Local photographers Tod Dimmick and Conrad Gees teach you how to take good photographs. This hands-on workshop will cover important themes such as composition, light, color, balance, and more.
All ages are welcome. Registration is required. Email Becky Schneider at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-647-6521.
Bring a camera or camera phone and dress warmly—we will take pictures outside, weather-permitting.
Making Holiday Gifts: Decorative Coasters
Wednesday, December 18, 3:30–5 pm
Grades 5–12, no registration necessary. Supplies and snacks provided.
Questions? Contact Nina at email@example.com.
Thanks for coming to Glass Decorating!
Thanks for coming to No Sew Fleece Blankets!
Thanks for coming to Brushbots!
Maker Kevin Osborn taught us how to make "Brushbots" and demonstrated other electronic projects.
Thanks for coming to our Early Release Program!
Boston Face Painting visited and did professional Halloween makeup, and we took pictures of the results!
Below are some of our staff members with makeup:
Thanks for coming to our End of Summer Party!
We enjoyed cake and snacks, created graphic novel-themed art, and browsed the Teen Room's newest graphic novels and manga.
Thanks for coming to Alex the Jester!
Over 70 people attended!
Thanks for coming to our Duct Tape Wallets Crafternoon!
Thanks for coming to our August 8 Crafternoon!
Thanks for coming to our first summer Crafternoon!
We made collages and enjoyed snacks!
Thanks for coming to see Lucky Bob!
Thanks for coming to our Box-Making Crafternoon!
Thanks for coming to Hula Hooping!
With games, learning, and Pinto Bella's hula hoop demonstrations, it was an awesome time!
Sarah Dessen Author Talk, June 2013
Earlier this month, over 100 people came to see author Sarah Dessen talk about her new book, The Moon and More.
Free Audiobooks This Summer!
This summer, you can download free audiobooks from Sync, a summer listening program sponsored by AudioFile Magazine.
Sync is giving away two downloadable audiobooks every week. Whether you're a regular audiobook listener or new to audiobooks, this program is a great way to discover new books.
Thanks for coming to Games, Crafts, & Snacks on May 23!
We did decoupage and enjoyed games, snacks, and friends!
Thanks for coming to Origami with Instructor Andrew A
You can see more of the instructor's origami at his website, flappingbird.com.
Thanks for coming to REI + Hiking Gadgets, Tips, and More
Teens saw fun hiking gear and learned about safety and how to respect and protect trails.
Thanks for Coming to Chain Maille Jewelry
We created chain maille jewelry with local artist Pat Brazill.
Thanks for Coming to Valentine's Day Card Making!
Teens had fun making valentines of all shapes and sizes!
Thanks For Coming to our Early Release Day Program!
We had fun making book art crafts, playing games, and enjoying snacks and friends.
Thanks for Coming to our 2012 Holiday Events!
At "Oh Snap," we took photos and made gift frames. Even the staff came by to participate!
At holiday card-making, we made cards for seniors and food pantry clients!
Thanks for Coming to Monster Crafts
Everyone enjoyed snacks, games, and monster crafts on October 24!
Thanks for coming!!
Everyone had a good time at Pizza, Games & Crafts on Thurs, Sept. 13th!!!
Thanks for coming to Star Wars Fun @ the Library!!
Wow!!! I was really impressed by all the quick answers to the Star Wars trivia questions! Special thanks to Peter Struzziero for providing a night of fun for Star Wars fans.
Ice Cream & Games for Teens was fun (and delicious)!!!
Eating ice cream and playing RISK!
Guitar Hero is always popular!
Thanks for coming to Ice Cream & Games!
See you at the library :)
It was fun making pillows out of t-shirts!!
Thanks for coming. See you at the library again soon!
Glass painting was AWESOME!!!
The 40 (or so) teens who came to the glass painting program last night had fun being creative, talking, laughing, and, of course, eating a bit too! Thanks to those who came and we look forward to seeing you in the library!!
Thanks for coming to the YOGA for TEENS program last night!
Special thanks to Mary Kaye Chryssicas for leading the yoga class last night!
Mary Kaye has agreed to come back to the Morse Institute Library again in the future, so stay tuned!
We made cupcakes! and ate them!
A few photos from the teen program on 6/19...
The Teen Cooking Program was terrific!!
The teens wore cooking aprons, and they mixed and kneaded the dough to make soft pretzels.
While the dough was rising, they made smoothies with different combinations of yogurt, milk, strawberries, raspberries, bananas, blueberries and mango and drank their creations!
There was also time to look over a selection of cookbooks from the library collection.
Next the teens shaped the dough, baked and ate the pretzels!
Thanks to everyone who took part in the vacation week programs!
On Tuesday, teens were enjoying the videogames and snacks in the Morse Room.
On Wednesday night, teens and their parents learned a lot about sports nutrition from sports nutritionist and author Nancy Clark. It was an enjoyable and informative presentation, and Nancy also generously donated one of her books for a raffle! Thanks to Nancy, and thanks to those that attended!
On Thursday, we had "book share" time in the Teen Room. Teens completed "review bookmarks" on some of their favorite books. The bookmarks indicate the number of "stars" they gave the book and describe the book in 5 words or phrases. Take a look at some of the books on display -- together with the teen reviewers' bookmarks -- on the long counter outside the teen room (above the "summer reading" shelves).
Thanks for coming to Pizza and "Apps"
Everyone (approx. 50 of us) had fun eating pizza, playing with technology and talking about apps in celebration of Teen Tech Week!! We also had oreos in celebration of the 100th birthday of the oreo cookie! Thanks to everyone who participated and special thanks to all the adults who brought their tech "toys" for the kids to enjoy.
Come to the teen room and pick up a great handout from the program full with lots of "app" resources and "app" lists!
Feel free to email Nina at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have ideas for teen programs.
Thanks for coming to the SCIENCE made FUN program with Science Bob!
Science Bob really did make science fun!! 103 people -- teens & parents -- got treated to a great show! Be sure to check out Science Bob's website.
Thanks Science Bob!!!
Pizza and Duct Tape Crafts was lots of fun!
Below are just a few samples of the many things made during the Pizza and Duct Tape Crafts event. There are wallets, flowers, pencil holders and bows. Thanks to everyone for coming and participating!!
and lots of great duct tape crafts!!!