The exhibit marks a 12-city national tour that begins at EMP, where it will be on view January 31 through October 4, 2015
Explore the trials and triumphs in dressing the Star Wars™ universe in this special behind-the-scenes look at the costumes that shaped the identities of the most iconic characters of our time.
Presenting nearly 60 hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars films, Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume uncovers the intricate processes and the remarkable artistry of George Lucas, the concept artists, and designers—and reveals the powerful connection between character and costume.
TheMuseum Pass allows you to use your Seattle Public Library card to reserve and print out an admission pass to participating Seattle museums at no charge.
Do you love to listen to audiobooks? Do you like FREE books?
SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones – 2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week!
May 15– August 20, 2014 Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer. Each week from May 15 – August 20, 2014, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads – a current titled paired with a classic title.
BUT HURRY! Each pair are only available to download for one week, so don’t miss out on these free audiobooks!
Listen up, Aca-people! The Teen Center presents:Pitch Perfect: the beloved A Capella cult film in our Acatorium on March 28 at 4:00. If you love A Capella (and who doesn’t love A Capella?) this is the movie for you! There will be snacks, and Aca-singing along is encouraged.
Next Thursday Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Central Library, four amazing YA authors are going to do something that authors just usually don’t do. Instead of only reading from their amazing new novels, they will also share their earliest attempts at fiction writing.
You will cringe, you will laugh, you will eat cookies!
You’ll also have a chance to buy their books for signing, and win review copies of books that will be published later this year. Brag to your friends that you were the first to read:
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin (early fall 2014)
School is finally out! Yay! Don’t get bored, follow your true north to the library. Check out the post above for all the info on how to interact w/this blog to earn badges & books. Did you know all you have to do is sign up to get your first badge? Or that saying “hey” to your local librarian is also a worth a badge? That’s well on your way to a free prize!
Also, attending programs is “badge-worthy.” Many of our locations are offering amazing programs throughout the summer…we’ll have a weekly highlight post of stuff for teens here, but don’t forget to check out your local library’s home page (like Northgate) for all programs! Check ‘em out and see you soon!
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Make a Book @ Magnolia2-4pm. Instructors from Cornish Book Art show you how to take your ideas and turn them into a unique book. All materials provided. Groups and drop-ins welcome. For teens and adults.
Teen Space presents: Game on! @ Beacon Hill3-5pm. Come to the Library for Xbox Kinect, Wii, and snacks! For ages 12-18.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party @ Lake City10:30am-12pm. Discover great books to read this summer and have fun with other kids and their families! For all ages.
Teen Space presents: Make a Manga @ Southwest2:30-4:30pm. Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space at the Southwest Branch, it’s a place to meet up and hang out! This month we’ll be learning how to make a manga. For ages 12-18.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Detective Cookie’s Urban Yourth Chess Club @ Rainier Beach12-2pm. Children and teens, ages 5-18, are invited to join the group. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess!
Make a Book @ Northgate1-2:30pm. Instructors from Cornish Book Arts show you how to take your ideas and turn them into a unique book. All materials provided. Groups and drop-ins welcome. For teens and adults.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Comics and Characters @ Wallingford2-3:30. Calling all artists! A professional cartoonist shares strategies to help you creat a character and complete a short comic. No prior drawing experience needed. For tweens & teens. Registration is required.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Henna Art @ Lake City2-3:30pm. Creat and wear great-looking art! Get a henna design while you explore traditiona and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme. For tweens and teens. Registration is required.
Drop-In Chess @ High Point4-5:30. Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by for fun and casual game of chess.
Ukalaliens! @ Magnolia6-7:30pm. Learn to play familiar folk songs on the ukelele in one hour. Absolute beginners welcome! Ukes available to share or bring your own. For tweens, teens, and adults.