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Disney Summer of Service Grant

Now through September 30, kids, 5-18 in the U.S., who are making a difference in their community have the chance to apply for a Disney Summer of Service grant through YSA.
Disney Summer of Service grants offer young changemakers $500 to gather their friends and turn creative ideas into projects that will positively impact their communities - making them healthier, greener and stronger.

Three hundred and forty winners will be awarded individual $500 grants to implement their projects and select grantees will have a chance to be recognized by Disney|ABC Television Group or their local ABC affiliate.
Grant applicants must be between the ages of 5 and 18, and live in the United States.
Legally, if you are younger than 13, you must have someone older than 13 prepare and submit the application for you.
Applications must be received by midnight on September 30, 2016, to be considered.
All applicants are required to have a sponsoring organization or school.
Grant checks are sent …

Teens Top Ten Voting Opens Monday

The 2016 Teens’ Top Ten voting begins Monday. To vote, go to the Top Ten website. Here is the list of nominees: 
Baker, Chandler. Alive. Disney/Hyperion. Stella Cross has received a heart transplant, but it has not stopped her emotional suffering. Then a mysterious boy named Levi Zin comes into her life. Stella’s pain goes away whenever she’s around Levi. However, Stella finds out a terrible secret about Levi. Can it be true?
Bardugo, Leigh. Six of Crows. Macmillan/Henry Holt & Co. Young criminal genius Kaz Brekker is offered the chance to pull off a dangerous theft that can make him rich. He recruits a gang of six dangerous misfits to help him with the heist. The book follows the crew’s crazy adventure and features plot twists, betrayals, and schemes aplenty.
Black, Holly. The Darkest Part of the Forest. Little, Brown & Co. In Fairfold, a place where both humans and Faeries live, siblings Hazel and Ben have grown up telling each other stories about the boy in the glass coffi…

August Teen Programs

Registration is open and there are spaces available for the following programs:

DIY Lip Balm & Lotion
Wednesday, August 17 at 7pm
You will learn to make your own lip balm & lotion!

Stir Fry
Thursday, August 18 at 7pm
Learn how to make chicken stir fry!

Harry Potter Party
Monday, August 22 at 3pm
Celebrate the Boy Who Lived

Teen Iron Chef
Wednesday, August 24 at 3pm
Compete against each other to see who can make the best dessert using specific ingredients.

To register for any of these events, you only need your library card! You can register online on our EventKeeper

Spider-Man Anniversary

On August 10, 1962, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced a new superhero for Marvel Comics in issue #15 of Amazing Fantasy. Peter Parker finally got his own comic book in March of 1963.

Check out a preview of the first appearance on the Marvel website.