It's almost here! The movie version of The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' blockbuster novel (and first in the trilogy), opens on Friday, March 23, 2012. Join your fellow THG-fans for a movie release party on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library. Since THG deals with some pretty intense subject matter, the party is for readers in middle school and older. For more information, contact Amy at 625-3471.
To commemorate Black History Month 2012 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Rifle Branch Library is hosting the Black History Live Tour on February 13 at 7 p.m. The tour features Hasan Davis, a noted Kentucky poet, scholar, storyteller, youth advocate, and Chautauquan (a portrayer of legendary and historical characters).
School's out on Monday, January 16, so young people of all ages are invited to join us at 1:00 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library for a showing of Cars 2 and popcorn!
January 16, 2012, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Want to learn more about Dr. King? Find books about him in our catalog.
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' amazing best-seller (and first in a trilogy), has been made into a film that opens on March 23, 2012. Haven't read the books yet? It's not too late! Click here to find The Hunger Games in our catalog. In addition to our regular print copies, we have copies available in large print, on CD, and as audio and eBook downloads.
Students in middle and high school are invited to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, December 20, at 1:00 p.m. for Gingerbread Man Madness! Come to the library (upstairs in the Community Room) and decorate gingerbread men. Use your imagination to see how wacky you can get! Advance registration is required 'cause space is limited. Call the library at 625-3471 for more information.
The Rifle Branch Library will host a Math Wiz tournament on Saturday, December 3, from 1-3 p.m. All middle schoolers are invited to join us in the large Community Room upstairs to play this exciting card game.
Wear your Halloween costume to the Rifle Branch Library and enjoy a scary movie along with pizza and some spooky treats. Join us on Friday, October 28, at 6 p.m. Best costume wins a prize! The party is open to all middle and high school students and up but space is limited so please sign up in advance. For more info, contact the library at 625-3471.
What do you want to see in the new New Castle Branch Library? What kinds of books do you want? What music? What kinds of programming?
Come join us for brain storming and collage on October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Castle Branch's temporary location. Share your ideas for how YOU envision the new library and have fun making art.
Your hands can create while your brain reinvents Youth Services at the New Castle Branch Library!
The Rifle Branch Library has a teen book club for readers in grades 6-12! The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Questions? Please contact Amy at 625-3471 (or just stop by the library!).