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Posted in animeclubs, Librari-Con, local news and events, Neat - New - Interesting, teen programs, video and/or board games, tagged 501st legion, anime, anime convention, anime convention in a library, anime cosplay, Carolina Garrison of the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers, cosplay, cosplay pictures, cosplay runway, cosplay runway pictures, cosplay runway video, Eldanis Studios, graphic novels, Iron Clown Studios, Librari-Con, Librari-Con 2010 pictures, Librari-Con pictures, manga, public library, public library anime programs, public library teen programs, Snow Wildsmith, Star Wars cosplay, teen program, teens, teens in costume on September 9, 2010| Posted in crafts, Librari-Con, local news and events, Neat - New - Interesting, teen programs, video and/or board games, writing and/or drawing, tagged anime, anime convention, free event, graphic novels, Librari-Con, manga, public library, teen program on August 19, 2009| 2 Comments » Calling all anime, manga, and graphic novel enthusiasts!

Once again we’re hosting a free anime mini-convention at Headquarters Library featuring fun activities, great local artists, and some very special, one might even say Imperial, guests.

🙂 Please check out the Librari-Con 2009 website and photos from last year’s fun and frivolity. Always, Missy Posted in 2009 Teen Tech Week, Neat - New - Interesting, online participation, snark and sarcasm (consider it creative writing), teen programs, video and/or board games, writing and/or drawing on March 28, 2009| 2 Comments » I do not do this because of any pesky facts or statistics — simply my general faith in creativity of teenaged-folk and my actual experiences with getting them to participate in activities and share their creations. Early Saturday morning, a fire broke out in a lower level office of the Headquarters Library.

Unfortunately, the smoke damage is forcing us to cancel all Headquarters’ programming through the end of the year, which means that the National Novel Writing Month (Na No Wri Mo and the Young Writer’s Program) meeting for teen writing club at the North Regional Branch (I’ll be there to hang out, write, and talk, too – ml), to participate in the Na No Wri Mo activites or just to work on their regular stories or artwork (Thursday, November 6, from – pm).

…and anime and manga enthusiasts are welcome at the 5 other anime clubs around the library system, and there is gaming at each branch as well. Here’s the official word about what happened/what is happening: 🙂 Attention!!

Due to an early morning fire on Saturday, October 25, that caused smoke damage in the building, the Headquarters Library at 300 Maiden Lane will be closed for an indeterminate length of time.

Always, Missy We’ve got video game free play at the Headquarter’s Branch Library tonight (-8 pm). Always, Missy Posted in 2008 Teen Summer Reading Club, book reviews, crafts, general library info and errata, Neat - New - Interesting, open mic, snark and sarcasm (consider it creative writing), teen programs, video and/or board games, writing and/or drawing on June 16, 2008| How bad, how good, does it need to get? 🙂 Also consider: 15-minute workouts for dummies DVD [my personal choice :)], Fitting in Fitness : hundreds of simple ways to put more physical activity into your life by the American Heart Association or one of many exercise related books and videos available to borrow.

Change your appearance — Become Inu-Yasha, Edward Elric, Naruto or one of many assorted ninja at one of the cosplay workshops at the Headquarters’ Bordeaux, and Hope Mills locations.

Try these titles: Fashion and style – The Tokyo look book : stylish to spectacular, goth to gyaru, sidewalk to catwalk by Philomena Keet with photographs by Yuri Manabe; Japanese pop culture – Mechademia 1 : emerging worlds of anime and manga and Mechademia 2 : networks of desire, both edited by Frenchy Lunning.

Change your skill set — Okay, this one is all for fun!

Join us for origami workshops at Headquarters, Cliffdale, Hope Mills, North Regional, and Spring Lake. : 25 quick and easy duct tape projects for the whole family by Ellie Schiedermayer; Ductigami : the art of the tape by Joe Wilson; and Hemp jewelry by Judy Ann Sadler.

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