Teen Movie Night – The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Who: Young Adults ages 13 – 18!

What: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Rated PG-13; 102 min.)

Where: Community Room

When: February 21, 2013 @ 7 – 8:45 pm

(Click here to register now!)

Join us for a Teen screening of the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller.

This film is based on the wildly popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about a freshman named Charlie (Logan Lerman) who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her fearless stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song.

Teen Movie Night – Pitch Perfect

Who: Young Adults ages 13 – 18!

What: Pitch Perfect (Rated PG-13; 112 min.)

Where: Community Room

When: January 24, 2013 @ 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Join us for a Teen screening of the movie Pitch Perfect starring Anna Kendrick , Skylar Astin & Brittany Snow. (Click here to register now!)

This is the story of a college freshman whose life takes an interesting turn as she is recruited to join an a cappella group at her new school. Beca (Anna Kendrick) is that girl who’d rather listen to what’s coming out of her headphones than what’s coming out of you. Arriving at her new college, she finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together.

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For Those Who Prefer The Real World…Staff Pick Dec.23rd – 29th

This week’s staff pick is Under the Bridge by Michael B. Harmon.

Wearing a police wire, a skateboarding street boy confronts the drug dealer who threatens to kill his brother. A fast-paced and highly charged novel capturing the enduring bond between brothers and their struggle for survival. Continue reading For Those Who Prefer The Real World…Staff Pick Dec.23rd – 29th

For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.23rd – 29th

This weeks staff pick is Across the Universe by Beth Revis.

It’s a cryogenic nightmare. Amy decided to leave everything behind her and join her parents as a member of Project Ark Ship. The plan was to travel on the spaceship Godspeed cryogenically frozen to a new planet. The journey was to last 300 years. However, fifty years before Godspeeds’s scheduled landing, Amy is violently woken from her frozen slumber. Someone tried to murder her, but why? Continue reading For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.23rd – 29th

For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.16th – 22nd

This week’s staff pick is Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr.

A centuries-long war between daimons and witches sets the stage for three teens caught up in a deadly struggle for power and autonomy. In a city of daimons, rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, where both murder and pleasure are offered up for sale. Once in a generation, the carnival hosts a deadly competition that allows every daimon a chance to join the ruling elite. Without the competition, Aya and Kaleb would both face bleak futures—if for different reasons. For each of them, fighting to the death is the only way to try to live. Continue reading For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.16th – 22nd

For Those Who Prefer the Real World… Staff Pick Dec.16th – 22nd

This week’s staff pick is Shelter (Mickey Bolitar series, book I) by Harlan Coben.

After tragic events tear Mickey Bolitar away from his parents and former life, he is forced to change schools and live with his estranged uncle Myron. As time goes on he meets a great girl named Ashley, and things finally seem to be improving. However, when Ashley vanishes one day Mickey is determined to find her. Continue reading For Those Who Prefer the Real World… Staff Pick Dec.16th – 22nd

For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.9th – 15th

This week’s staff pick is Divergent by Veronica Roth.

In a future dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue. On an appointed day of the year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is. She cannot have both. Continue reading For Those Who Want More Magic, Mayhem, and Chaos…Staff Pick Dec.9th – 15th

For Those Who Prefer the Real World… Staff Pick Dec.9th – 15th

This week’s staff pick is Every Day by David Levithan.

Can you truly love someone who is destined to change every day?

There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. Every morning A wakes in a different person’s body, in a different person’s life. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. Continue reading For Those Who Prefer the Real World… Staff Pick Dec.9th – 15th

Teen Movie Night – The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Who: Young Adults ages 12 – 18!

What: The Odd Life of Timothy Green  (Rated PG; 105 min.)

Where: Community Room

When: December 13, 2012 @ 7 – 8:45pm

Why: Big Screen…Free…FUN! (Click here to register now!)

Join us for a Teen screening of the Disney movie The Odd Life of Timothy Green, starring Jennifer Gardner, Joel Edgerton, and CJ Adams.

An inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy (CJ Adams) shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim — and their small town of Stanleyville — learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts. Continue reading Teen Movie Night – The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Teen Movie Night – Brave

Who: Young Adults ages 12 – 18!

What: Brave (Rated PG; 93 min)

Where: Community Room

When: December 4, 2012 @ 7 – 8:30 pm

Why: Big Screen…Free…FUN! (Click here to register now!)

Join us for a Teen screening of the animated movie Brave featuring the voices of Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, and Craig Ferguson.

An impetuous princess discovers that her reckless choice has put both her family and her father’s kingdom in peril in this animated adventure from Pixar films. Scottish princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) certainly believes that a teenager should have control over her own life. She has little patience with the conservative ideas her mother (Emma Thompson) holds about proper etiquette for girls, and even less tolerance for her kingdom’s traditions regarding the marriage of a princess. An impulsive young woman with impressive archery skills and a no-nonsense attitude, Merida throws her realm into chaos when she disregards the customary procedure for finding a suitor and then disappears into the forest in defiance of her mother’s unbending ways. Continue reading Teen Movie Night – Brave