This Week at the Library – 8/9 – 8/13

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The Challenge!

The Teen Summer Challenge is over! Everyone did a fantastic job (with more details to come…!)

Players should check their inboxes for invitations for the finale party (and instructions on what to do if you can’t make said party!)

We are giving away prizes all summer long, including gift cards to 16 Handles, Fuji Instax Cameras, Vinyl Record Players, Google Cardboard, 3D Pens and more! Check them out here.

For details, check out our FAQ!

TUESDAY:

Book Into Movie Club: 6:30-8:45 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

The Martian (book by Andy Weir)

It’s a l-o-n-g movie…come early or on time!

**You must register here!

 

 

WEDNESDAY:

Service Wednesday: 12 – 3 pm – Main Library Teen Room

No registration: Drop in hours – don’t forget your music – stay for as long as you’d like!

 

 

THURSDAY:

FLASHBACK: Challenge Finale Party 3-4:30 pm – downUNDER Teen Center – Woods Branch

BY INVITATION ONLY: This party is for those who have earned points in the Summer Challenge – check your inbox for an official invitation! Prizes will be awarded! (If you can’t make the party, you aren’t out of the running for prizes: There are instructions for you on your email invitation!)

 

 FRIDAY:

Fandom Foundation Films: 3-5:30 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

The Prestige (Foundation Idea: Unreliable Narrators & Fictionalized History)

No registration required – just turn up!

And cookies…

 

Escape from Malfoy Manor!

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Escape Rooms at the Fairfield Public Library are back! If you aren’t familiar with these games (also known as locked rooms, puzzle rooms, mystery rooms, and more), basically you and a team of people have to ‘detect’ your way though a series of interlocking clues in less than an hour to win the game. They are a lot of fun, and in honor of the impending release of the new play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, we are staging our second iteration of this un-missable program.

“Is there really a horcrux hidden in Malfoy Manor? Work together to solve the challenging puzzles and riddles before time runs out in this game based on the popular ‘locked room’ phenomenon sweeping the country! Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to think on your feet!”

So gather your friends and prepare to play a game that will test your wits and your stamina…there are several options to play, but space is strictly limited so register early and save the date! Click each date to check availability and sign up:

For Tweens (ages 9-12):

Wednesday, 7/27 at 4 PM

Thursday, 7/28 at 4 PM

Friday, 7/29 at 3:30 PM

For Teens (ages 12-18):

Wednesday, 7/27 at 6:45 PM

Thursday, 7/28 at 6:45 PM

Friday, 7/29 at 5:30 PM

Saturday, 7/30 at 4 PM

For Adults (ages 18 and up):

Wednesday, 7/27 at 9 PM

Thursday, 7/28 at 9 PM

For Families (parents and kids together):

Saturday, 7/30 at 11 AM

Saturday, 7/30 at 1:30 PM

This Week at the Library: 8/2 – 8/5

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The Challenge!

It’s not too late to sign up for the Teen Summer Challenge! We are giving away prizes all summer long, including gift cards to 16 Handles, Fuji Instax Cameras, Vinyl Record Players, Google Cardboard, 3D Pens and more! Check them out here.

Click here to register now and join in the fun!

For details, check out our FAQ!

TUESDAY:

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Book Into Movie Club: 6:30-8:45 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

The Iron Giant (book by Ted Hughes)

**You must register here!

 

 

WEDNESDAY:

Service Wednesday: 12 – 3 pm – Main Library Teen Room

No registration: Drop in hours – don’t forget your music – stay for as long as you’d like!

 

 

THURSDAY:

FLASHBACK: Retro-Active Fitness!: 3-4:30 pm – Main Library Rotary Room

Have you ever ‘sweated to the oldies?” Are you a Tai-Bo master? When is the last time you dusted off your DDR shoes…or socks. Prepare to laugh yourself silly and wear comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes!

**You must register here!

 

 FRIDAY:

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Fandom Foundation Films: 3-5 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

Princes Mononoke (Foundation Idea: Animation &Fairy Tales)

No registration required – just turn up!

And cookies…

 

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This Week at the Library!

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TUESDAY:

Book Into Movie Club: 6:30-8:45 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (book by Douglas Adams)

You must Register here!

WEDNESDAY:

Service Wednesday: 12 – 3 pm – Main Library Teen Room

No registration: Drop in hours – don’t forget your music – stay for as long as you’d like!

THURSDAY:

Conquer the Drop!: 3:00-4:30 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

Can you design a contraption that will protect a fragile egg…if we throw the whole thing out the window?

You must Register here!

FRIDAY:

Fandom Foundation Films: 3:00-5:00 pm – Main Library, Rotary Room

The Wizard of Oz (Foundation Idea: Waking up in an alternate reality)

No registration required – just turn up!

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