The Friends of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is sponsoring free guitar lessons for 5th – 12th graders. Ryan Roy, part-time library assistant, will teach the lessons. So far, the Friends have purchased six guitars for teens who lack access to one.
Sound Sessions Program Details
What: Free acoustic, electric and bass guitar lessons for teens
Grade Levels: 5th – 12th
Where: Craft Room at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
When: Second & Fourth Saturdays of the month from 1 – 2 p.m.
How to register: Visit the Young Adult desk at Branigan Library to register. All students must register in advance!
If you sign-up: Please bring either an electric, acoustic or bass guitar if you have one. If you lack access to one, the library has a limited number reserved for students to borrow.
For questions, email Ryan Roy at email@example.com or call 575-528-4102.
Come learn how to play guitar (or bass)
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
WHO: GRADES 5th – 12th
WHERE: Craft Room
WHEN: 1:00 -2:00 PM on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, beginning in June.
WHAT YOU NEED: A guitar (electric or acoustic) or bass guitar, and a willingness to learn and practice. The library has a limited number of guitars that can be checked out for the duration of the program.
PRE-REGISTRATION: Register at the Young Adult desk anytime the library is open.
COST: Nada, Nothing, it’s totally FREE!
QUESTIONS: firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-528-4102
Game night is back! Thanks for your patience while we got some new games and trained new staff. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for purchasing our brand new Xbox One! We also have PS3, tons of great card and board games, LEGOs and art supplies if you’d like to get creative. Come meet new friends and librarians, relax after school, and game to your heart’s content!
Teen Game Night will be held from 4 to 6pm on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the Craft Room. Game night is intended for teens in grades 5 – 12 (ages 10 – 18). All video games offered are rated E (for Everyone) through T (for Teen). For more information on rating systems, please see ESRB.org.
Bonus Feature: April is National Poetry Month! In addition to the usual offerings at Game Night, we will have a pop-up “Poetry Maker-Space” happening during Thursday’s Game Nights all month long! Learn how to write and talk about your own poems with other poets, experiment with “cut-up” and “blackout” style poetry, design a button with your favorite poem, make your own ‘zine, share your work with friends and ask Stephanie about anything poetry! Free books of poems for those who participate in the pop-up program.
– YA Department (Stephanie and Ryan)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 pm in the Craft Room.
Come hang out, play games, meet new friends, and relax after school. Board games and video games available!
Students in Grades 6-12 (ages 12-18)
Homemade Temporary Tattoos
When: Thursday, June 30th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: The Craft Room
Grades 5 – 12
Learn three different methods of creating your own temporary tattoos at home.