Monday, October 27, 2014

Learning with LEGOS

LEGO Connect is an interactive learning program focusing on creativity and design.  This program is available here at Memorial Park Library branch every second and third Friday of each month from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM.  Age appropriate LEGOS will be provided.  Please do not bring your own.


                                                      


LEGOS Connect Rules
1.      Have fun.
2.   Parents and caregivers are welcome to build with their children.
3.   Please do not bring your own LEGOs to the program. 
4.   LEGOS must be shared  Respect each other’s work.
5.   Everyone helps with clean up at the end of the program.

For more information please call (915) 566-1030

Teen Hangout


El Paso Ready to Read / Cada Nino Listo a Leer

Stories and Activities for Children

Toddlers Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
Tuesdays/Martes - 11AM

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
Wednesdays/Miercoles 11AM

Family Story Time

All ages / Todas Las edades
Saturdays/Sabados 11AM

New Graphic Novels and Anime

  1. "Young Avengers" by Kieron Gillen
  2. "All new X-Men: Yesterday's X-Men" by Brian M. Bendis
  3. "Star Wars Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World Book I" by Corinna Bechko 
  4. "Injustice Gods Among Us vol. 1" by Tom Taylor
  5. "Halo: Initiation" by Brian Reed
  6. "Olympians: Aphrodite Goddess of Love" by George O'Connor
http://library-memorialpark.blogspot.com/2009/02/new-graphic-novel.html

New Young Adult Books

Young Adult Non-Fiction
  1. "Raspberry Pi Hacks" By Ruth Suehle and Tom Callaway.
  2. "Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys" By Ann Shoket.
  3. "Anatomy of SteamPunk" By Katherine Gleason.
  4. "Manga: The Monster book of Manga Gothic"
  5. "The Vision Book of Football Records 2014" By Clive Batty.
  6. "Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II" By Martin W. Sandler
Young Adult Fiction
  1. "Avalon" By Mindee Arnett.
  2. "Killing Woods" By Lucy Christopher.
  3. "I'm with Stupid" By Geoff Herbach.
  4. "No Angel" By Helen Keeble.
  5. "The Deepest Blue" By Kim Williams Justesen.
Spanish Young Adult Non-Fiction
     
     1. "Promesas de la Biblia para Chicas" 
     2. "Chicas tus suenos, tu identidad y tu mundo" por Carina Valerga

Spanish Young Adult Fiction

     1.  "Oksa Pollock y el bosque de los perdidos" por Anne Plichota
     2.  "Insurgente" por Veronica Roth
     3.  "Los Gatos Guerreros Los Cuatro Clanes" por Erin Hunter
     4.  "Marina" por Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Recommended Young Adult books at this library

1. "EverTrue" by Brodi Ashton.
2. "Perfect Ruin" by Lauren Destefano.
3. "Revealed" by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast.
4. "Shooting with Soul 44 Photography Exercises..." by Alessandra Cave.
5. "The History of Jazz" by Stuart A. Kallen.

Internet Access and Computer Classes



Need to use the Internet?

The Memorial Park Branch Library offers free Internet access. We provide access to eighteen public internet computers, 10 internet laptops, and access to free WiFi.  So come on in and sign-up today or bring in your laptop, tablet or other WiFi enabled device and enjoy free internet access.  Please note that our computers automatically shut down 15 minutes prior to closing every day.

Basic Computer Classes

Don't know how to use a computer and are interested in learning. Then stop by the Reference desk and sign up now for our next class.  Classes will begin on Wednesday August 13, 2014 and will last for seven weeks.  Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM. to 11:00 AM. Classes are free.  For more information please call 566-1034.  

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Hunger Games Trilogy

                                 
                                Come checkout the Hunger Games Trilogy at the El Paso Public Library.

2013 YALSA Teens' Top Ten

1. "Code Name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein
2. "The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen 
3. "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth
4. "Pushing the Limits" by Katie McGarry 
5. "Poison Princess" by Kresley Cole 
6. "The Raven Boys" by Maggie Stiefvater 
7. "Crewel" by Gennifer Albin 
8. "Every Day" by David Levithan 
9. "Kill Me Softly" by Sarah Cross 
10. "Butter" by Erin Jade Lange

M.P.T.A.G.


Memorial Park Library needs your help in putting together our first Teen Advisory Group.  We are looking for teen's and tween's who are willing to recommend books, CD's, DVDs, and other materials that we should adding to the library’s Young Adult collection.  Those teen's and tween's would also advise us on the type of programming they would like to see presented at the library.  So fill out an application, become part of M.P.T.A.G. and let your voices be heard and your opinions count.  Meetings will be held once a month on the last Saturday of each month from 4 PM to 5 PM in the library meeting room.  M.P.T.A.G. is open to Teen's, ages 13 to 19 and Tween's, ages 11 and 12.