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Clearwater Library System Youth and Teen Events, Week of July 27

7/17/2014 12:28:28 PM

Contact: (727) 562 4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl

Clearwater Library System Youth and Teen Events, Week of July 27

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Clearwater Public Library System is offering a wide variety of events for youth and teens during the week of July 27. All events are free. Teen events are listed as such – all other programs are for school age children. Call (727) 562 4970 or visit myclearwater.com/cpl for more information.

Monday, July 28

Create Club: at the East Library, 2251 Drew St. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See what you can create with

Legos/Duplos, Mr. Potato Head and Play-doh. All ages welcome.

Game on Mondays: at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., 2 to 3:30 p.m. Now that school’s out, enjoy video gaming, music, board games, card games, and friendly competition.

Summer Reading Kick-Down: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 2 to 4 p.m. School age children are invited to celebrate a summer of reading at the Kick-Down. Report your final weeks reading, play fun games, win prizes and get details on the End of Summer VIP Carnival.

Tuesday, July 29

Super Sum Buddies and Chess Club: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Don’t lose what you learned during the school year – keep your math skills honed while participating in fun games and activities. Chess boards provided.

Story Race: at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., 2 to 3:30 p.m. Can you guess how the story will end? Quick thinking will work in your favor. The first to solve the story wins a special prize. Fun and prizes for all.

Summer Reading Kick-Down: at the Countryside Library, 2741 S.R. 580, 2 to 2:45 p.m. Congratulations on completing a summer of READING! Get your reading record and win fun prizes!

Wednesday, July 30

Harry Potter Day 1: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 2 to 4 p.m. Teens are invited to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s birthday in true Potterhead style with two days of Potter fun. Make some homemade butter beer, get sorted into a Hogwarts house, and maybe even win some wicked prizes by answering trivia correctly.

Reading Buddies: at the East Library, 2251 Drew St. 2 to 4 p.m. Practice reading with a teen buddy and/or participate in an educational game.

Summer Reading Wrap-up Party: at the North Greenwood Library, 905 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., 2 to 3 p.m. Let’s close Summer Reading 2014 with a fun mix of crafts, games, and surprises.

Kids Chess Club: at the Countryside Library, 2741 S.R. 580, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Kids of all ages and skill levels are invited to play. Teens will be on hand to help teach beginners.

Thursday, July 31

Frozen Finale Sing-a-long: at the East Library, 2251 Drew St., 2 to 5 p.m. Celebrate the end of summer with all things Frozen. Watch the Disney movie, Frozen, and sing along. Enjoy Frozen-inspired crafts and games and maybe an icy treat.

Harry Potter Day 2: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 2 to 4 p.m. Teens are invited to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s birthday in true Potterhead style on the second day of Potter fun. Make some homemade butter beer, get sorted into a Hogwarts house, and maybe even win some wicked prizes by answering trivia correctly.

Friday, Aug. 1

Teen After Hours Ghost Hunt: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 6 to 8 p.m. A paranormal end of summer party for teens who have participated in Clearwater Public Library's "Spark a Read-action" Teen Summer Reading Program. Bonnie Korniak from A.U.R.A. Paranormal leads this program to seek evidence of the ghost of a city librarian that reportedly still haunts the library halls. Register by phone or online.

Saturday, Aug. 2

Showtime with the Dascaloja Puppeteers: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 2 to 3 p.m. Clearwater Library's puppeteers present folktales, modern stories, songs, and dances, sometimes as their puppet characters, sometimes as themselves. Fun for all ages five and up.

End of Summer VIP Carnival: at the Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., 3 to 4:45 p.m. Celebrate your participation in the library’s youth summer reading program. Play carnival games in the VIP Room, win prizes, and enjoy the antics of Jiggleman.

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