Meet the Co-CEO of Archie Comics!

Interested in comic books? Love the show Riverdale? Then The Field Library has something special for you.

Come meet  the Co-CEO of Archie Comics and the hit TV show RIVERDALE, Nancy Silberkleit .  Nancy will share the steps that go into making a comic book . Join us at The Field Library on Saturday, December 21 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm.

About the speaker:

As Co-CEO of Archie Comics and the hit TV show RIVERDALE, Nancy Silberkleit harnesses the power of graphic literacy to advance causes she is passionate about, including knowledge sharing, anti-bullying, and the environment.  A former school teacher, she coined a personal and professional motto: “Children + Comic Books = Reading, Knowledge, and Confidence.”   A national and global public speaker, Silberkleit is a highly sought after presenter who is devoted to everyone’s empowerment and engagement.  She encourages all of us to “never question if you can, only question why would you ever think you cannot?!”A Look Inside of...

Teen Tabletop RPG Group

Over the past few weeks, The Field Library has been hosting a Dungeons and Dragons group for teens. Thanks to popular demand, the selection of games will be broadened. So,  other than just Dungeons and Dragons, the group will also host 5-week long campaigns for other tabletop RPGs. These RPGs include (but are not limited to):

  • Mouse Guard
  • Call of Cthulhu
  • Star Wars D20
  • 50 Fathoms

If you are interested, please sign up at the reference desk. Also, please be aware that by signing up, you are making a 5-week commitment to be present for the game.  The first 5-week campaign will be an adventure based upon the award-winning Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game.Tabletop RPG Group (Mouse Guard)

NEW PROGRAM: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Group

Copy of Dungeons & Dragons

Interested in using your imagination to create a fantasy adventure along with a group of peers? Want to try a well-known tabletop role-playing game that keeps popping up in popular culture? Then join us at The Field Library for our Teen Dungeons and Dragons Group. Space for this group is very limited, so please sign up if you would like to participate. You can sign up in person at the reference desk or email the Teen Services Librarian, mcobb@wlsmail.org with the subject Teen D&D Group.

Join us for Teen Movie Night…Mondays @ 3:30 PM

Teen Movie Night selections for September

Join us at The Field Library for Teen Movie Night. All movies begin at 3:30 PM on Monday afternoons. Selected movies are rated either PG-13 or PG and usually have a runtime of about 2 hours. All movies are shown on a large screen in The Field Library Art Gallery.

Our upcoming scheduled films are:

  • September 23- Jurassic Park (1993)
  • September 30- Jurassic Park: The Lost World (1997)
  • October 21- The LEGO Movie (2014)
  • October 28- The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
  • November 4- The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
  • November 18- Teen Titans go! To the Movies (2018)
  • November 25- Ant-Man (2015)

For more details on individual movies’ MPAA ratings and runtimes, visit :

https://www.peekskill.org/teen-programs#.XYO4IyhKiUl

To Borrow a Phrase from a Movie, “We are in the Endgame”- Teen Summer Reading 2019 in Almost Over

Hey readers. This is just a reminder that if you have milestone points (and if you have been reading and recording your books during Summer Reading, you should have some), they must be spent by Friday,  8/23.  As a reminder of what you can get with your points, see below:

  • Tier 1 Milestone – 5 points: participants can earn 1 Airhead bar (SOLD OUT), 1 rock candy, or 1 pack of Pop Rocks
  • Tier 2 Milestone – 10 points, participants can earn 1 ice cream bar, 1 set of ear buds, or 1 blow-up globe
  • Tier 3 Milestone – 15 points, $10 Barnes and Noble gift card and 1 free book
  • Tier 4 Milestone – 20 points, $25 Barnes and Noble gift card, 1 Hudson Passport card from Spins Hudson

If your points are not used by this Friday, your milestone points will become a maximum of 10 raffle tickets.

Raffle tickets will be distributed on Monday, August 26 at 3:00. Our raffle drawings will begin at 4:30.

If you want to take part in the raffles, you must come to the library to pick up your tickets and to place them in the basket you wish to win.

If you still have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask me through email: mcobb@wlsmail.org

Upcoming Intro to Babysitting Course- August 17th, 10am – 2 pm

In case you missed our last Introduction to Babysitting Course, The Field Library will be hosting another session on Saturday, August 17. This is a full day program and will begin at 10 am and finish by 2 pm. Participants who sign up to attend, should bring lunch with them.

Since space is limited, be sure to sign up in advance. A sign up sheet can be found at the reference desk, or you can send an email to mcobb@wlsmail.org with the subject “Babysitting Class” to sign up.

More information can be found in the flyer below.

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It Has Begun!

Teen Summer Reading 2019 has officially begun. The website to report the books that you have read is now live. Start reporting on what you have read ASAP. (And if you don’t have access to a computer, don’t worry; there are paper copies of the recording sheet available at the circulation desk and in the Teen section of The Field Library)

Remember: with each book that is recorded on the form, you will earn 1 raffle ticket and 1 milestone point. You may use the milestone points to make the following purchases:

  • Tier 1 Milestone – 5 points: participants can earn 1 Airhead bar, 1 rock candy, or 1 pack of Pop Rocks
  • Tier 2 Milestone – 10 points, participants can earn 1 ice cream bar, 1 set of ear buds, or 1 blow-up globe
  • Tier 3 Milestone – 15 points, $10 Barnes and Noble gift card and 1 free book
  • Tier 4 Milestone – 20 points, $25 Barnes and Noble gift card, 1 Hudson Passport card from Spins Hudson

After you spend all, or some, of your milestone points, they are gone. But you can earn more by reading more books.

The raffle tickets that you earn can be used to enter into the drawings for this year’s prize packs. The prize packs are as follows:

  • Music Pack – ukelele, tuner, songbook
  • Comic Pack – 1 Marvel character and 1 DC character Funko Pop figure, Avengers keychain, Batman mug
  • Manga Pack – My Hero Academia figurine, Pokeball portable charger, Black Butler lanyard
  • Gaming Pack– $25 Gift card to Gamestop, $25 Gift card to Dominoes, Mountain Dew, Doritos
  • Tech Pack – Kindle Fire
  • Snack Pack – Cookies, Chips, Candy, Soda
  • Adventure Pack – 1 Hudson Passport card from Spins Hudson, 1 reusable water bottle

Any milestone points that are unused by August 23 will be converted into raffle tickets.  We will find out who the prize pack winners are on August 26, at our Teen Summer Reading 2019 Wrap-up event.

Teens Entering Grades 6 through 10…

…We need you to join our Battle of the Books Team! If you are interested in being a member of our Battle of the Books team, contact me ASAP.  Attached to this post, you will find some additional information about the event. In short, it is a fun trivia event that is open to individuals entering 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades. We plan to meet several times throughout the Summer, with the ultimate goal being:

BRINGING THE CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE FIELD LIBRARY! (and making new friends as we read some interesting books)

Battle of the Books- Additional Information

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If you are interested or would like further information, send me an email at mcobb@wlsmail.org.

Teen Movie Night Selections for May

Without further ado, here are the movie selections for the month of May:

May 6: Coco (2017)   rated: PG  runtime: 109 min.

Coco (2017)

In this Disney/Pixar film which is great for all ages, “A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.”

 

May 13: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)   rated: PG  runtime: 117 min.

Spider-Man_Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Added by popular demand! “Spider Man meets many different versions of himself when a gateway into the multiverse opens up.” If you enjoy the movie, consider checking out the Marvel Comics graphic novels, Spider-verse and Spider-Geddon.

 

May 20: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)  rated: PG-13  runtime: 119 min.

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