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   BENEATH THE SURFACE SUMMER READING GAME   
Upcoming Events
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Sunday, April 27, 2014
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2:15 PM - 4:45 PM
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Eight free tickets available for teens who have participated in at least 5 Teen Tuesdays in the past year. Permission slip to be signed by parent will be emailed to you. Please fill in EMAIL address. Transportation provided.
Two school mates who have never met are assigned to work together on a school project. They could not be more different: Anthony – the optimistic high school basketball star and Caroline, the chronically-ill, cranky pessimist. As they cram to finish their class presentation, they learn not only how to work together, but how much they have in common. I and You is a valentine to youth, love and the strange beauty of human connectedness.
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Penfield Public Library

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
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Grades 9-12
Meet up with other fans to watch episodes and eat free Ramen noodles! This month we will feature anime with an environmental theme. Registration is not required.
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Penfield Public Library

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Monday, May 05, 2014
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2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
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2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
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Grades 9-12 Back by popular demand- SHRINKY DINK Art! We’ll have the shrink film plus supplies to make key chains, necklaces, earrings, etc. On the Wii and PS3- we will play the ever-popular Super Smash Bros and Just Dance games. Registration is not required.
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Penfield Public Library

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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
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2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
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The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Thursday, May 08, 2014
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2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
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The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Grades 9-12
Enjoy the new movie Veronica Mars (2013, Rated PG-13). Free popcorn and soda as well! Registration is not required.
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Penfield Public Library

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
The Braman Room will be open to accommodate teens studying for Advanced Placement exams. Enjoy our break station with free refreshments and stress relieving mini-activities. Drop in any time between the scheduled hours.
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Penfield Public Library

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Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Description
at Nazareth College
Thirty incredible authors to mingle with! Hear what they have to say, ask them questions, and get your books autographed.  Plus a Writers & Books Writing Workshop, Teen Film Festival Showing, Drawing Workshop, Teen Author Panel, and more! And all of this is FREE to attend thanks to many sponsoring partners, including the Friends of Penfield Public Library. Check out further details at www.tbflive.org.
Authors: Laurie Halse Anderson *Jay Asher*Jonathan Auxier*Paolo Bacigalupi*Charles Benoit*Ann Brashares*Cecil Castellucci*Joelle Charbonneau*Alexandra Coutts*Gina Damico*Simone Elkeles*Lisa Greenwald*Ellen Hopkins*A.S. King*Alethea Kontis*E. Lockhart*Alex London*Michelle Madow* Lauren Myracle*G. Neri*Nancy Ohlin*Marie Rutkoski*Tess Sharpe*Neal Shusterman*Andrew Smith*Megan Spooner*Aaron Starmer *Margaret Stohl*Cristin Terrill*Terry Trueman*
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Penfield Public Library

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Grades 6-12
Fans of the card game have been meeting up once a month to play the game and trade cards. The library provides the space, free refreshments, and a booster pack raffle! Registration is not required
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Penfield Public Library

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Grades 9-12
We will have the PS3 and Wii set up along with fun building challenges involving spaghetti and marshmallows, ice, and paper skyscrapers. Prizes will be awarded. Registration is not required
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Penfield Public Library

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
The Truth and Consequences of Driving Distractions Presented by the Monroe County Office of Traffic Safety
Thursday, May 22 10:30-11:30 am
For homeschoolers age 13-18 and their families
A presentation on how poor choices through distraction and inexperience can lead to tragic outcomes.  We will discuss the truth of risky driving behaviors, how they lead to crashes, including the physics of reaction and stopping times. Also showing the consequences from trauma on the body and the realities of a trauma resuscitation, hospitalization, and rehabilitation.  Offering alternatives to many peer-pressure related scenarios when teens are passengers and drivers in motor vehicles. Registration is required and begins May 1.
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Penfield Public Library

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Time
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Grades 9-12
This is our last Anime Club of this school year! We will celebrate by watching the new Hayao Miyazaki/ Studio Ghibli film The Wind Rises. Candy sushi making is also on the agenda, and of course we will serve Ramen noodles! Registration is not required.
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Important Messages
8/7 And the winner of the giant SHARK is: Sam Reisinger!
The winner of the giant CLOWNFISH is: Maggie Dow!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Enjoy the rest of your summer everyone and thanks for playing the Beneath the Surface Summer Reading Game!

7/31 This week's winners are: DUNCAN KINSMAN, JUSTIN LONG, and SOPHIE MOON. Congratulations! Next Wednesday we will have the final Beneath the Surface prize drawings for the remote control shark and clownfish. You must have a minimum of 10 hours read to be eligible. The drawing will be held at the Trashion Show which starts at 7:00 pm, all are welcome to attend this special event!

7/24 PATTI CARPENTER, MERJEMA PURAK, and MATTHEW SCHWAB, you are this week's Prize Package winners!

7/17 This week's Prize Package winners are: REBECCA MURRAY, SAMMY RUFO, and MADELAYNE STANBERRY-BEALE! Yay!! There are still two more weeks of Prize Packages to be given away, plus the grand prize remote control Shark and Clownfish, so keep on playing.

7/10 Announcing this week's Prize Package winners! They are:
CHELSEA AKINS, RACHEL PETERSON, and JOSIE WALSH. Congratulations!

7/3 Jamie Argento, Cynthia Kinsman,and Hannah Seppala are all this week's winners! They get to choose prize packages from the display case. As always,the first to get here gets first choice! Don't forget that everyone who has signed up to play this game gets the weekly prize coupon from the Info Desk. Just stop by there and tell the librarian you are playing the game. This week's prize coupon is for Applebees and last week's coupon was for Adventure Landing (there are plenty of these available, so if you didn't get one last week you can get it this week). The Giant Tape Ball will be in the Teen Area from 3-4, and don't forget to sign up for some upcoming Wednesday night programs (tonight is Mehndi Tattoos and Trashion Ideas, 7/10 is Terrariums, 7/17 is Tops Cooking School).

6/30 The Giant Tape Ball of Treasures will NOT be available this Monday, July 1 as originally scheduled. We apologize! It will be available all other Mondays in July from 5-9 pm, as well as all Tuesdays in July from 2:30-4:30 pm and Wednesdays from 3-4 pm. If you are wondering what the Giant Tape Ball is, it is exactly what it sounds like! You get to dig into it and keep any prizes dug out before Mrs Grills or a teen volunteer rolls doubles with a pair of dice. To be eligible for a chance with the Giant Tape Ball, simply write and share at least one book review on this site during the prior week.

6/26 And the Week 1 Raffle Winners are... Aamir Arshad, Natalie Costanza, and Kelly Furst! Congratulations! Please come to the Information Desk to claim your Prize Packages. Thanks for logging those minutes everyone. Don't forget that if you wrote a book review you may dig beneath the surface of the Giant Tape Ball of Treasures today (Wednesday) from 3-4 in the Teen Area (if you didn't already dig into it this week). Another reminder is that we have a FANTASTIC artist, Chris Pallace, coming tonight at 7 pm to teach a drawing class on Steampunk characters and spaces are still open.

6/19 Welcome to the BENEATH THE SURFACE Summer Reading Game! If you have any questions about using this program, please contact teen services librarian Lyla Grills at lgrills@libraryweb.org or (585) 340-8720.

There are three ways to win prizes:

The first way is by logging the time you spend reading. You can read almost anything: books, comics, magazines, etc. Listening to audiobooks counts. Reading aloud to someone or listening to someone read aloud counts, too. The time you add to your log should be from any reading you did on or after the date you registered for this program. Every hour of reading you log counts as an entry into a weekly raffle, so the more you read, the greater your chances are of winning! The raffles will take place on Wednesdays (6/26, 7/3, 7/10,7/17, 7/24, and 7/31) at about 1:30 pm. Prize packages are on display in the teen area and if you win you get to come in and choose your prize package (first come, first served). Winners will be notified by email and their names will be posted on this website and in the library. Everyone who logs at least 10 hours total over the summer is eligible to win a grand prize Air Swimmers remote control shark or clownfish, and this drawing will be held on 8/7 at 7:00 pm at the "Trashion Show" event. Winners need not be present at any of the drawings. Winners may claim prizes at the library's Information Desk. Participants may only win one prize package, but are still eligible for the grand prizes (as long as they have at least 10 hours total logged).

The second way to get prizes involves our Giant Tape Ball of Treasures. Each week you choose to post one or more book reviews on the site will allow you the chance to dig "Beneath the Surface" of this Giant Tape Ball of Treasures. The times the Giant Tape Ball of Treasures will be available are: Mondays from 5-9 pm, Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 pm, and Wednesdays from 3-4 pm (beginning June 24).

The third way to get a prize is simply by coming into the library each week. Stop by the Information Desk, say you are playing the BENEATH THE SURFACE SUMMER READING GAME, and are there to claim the weekly prize. A different prize coupon will be available each week, beginning Monday, June 24.
Reviews
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Title
The Little Prince
Author
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Rating
Review
a story of alittle prince who finds the true meaning of life.  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
The Prince of Fenway Park
Author
Julianna Baggot
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Review
The Prince of Fenway Park brought me into the underbelly of Fenway, and how the Red Sox really broke the Curse. Being a Red Sox fan, I enjoyed the book, but it is pefect for any baseball player or fan.I loved all of it, and read it more than once. The Prince of Fenway Park was an awesome book.  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
ISBN
9780060872427
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Title
Shiver
Author
Maggie Stiefvater
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Review
Grace loves wolves. One wolf, her wolf, visits her each winter. However, this wolf is a werewolf, that changes according to the seasons. One year he changes early, and finally speaks to Grace. Together, they must solve a mystery of the wolves  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
Smile
Author
Raina Telgemeier
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Review
In this book, a girl named Raina has Girl Scout meeting. She has a race and she knocks out her 2 front teeth. Then she needs braces with fake teeth attached. She doesn't like the braces. I liked the book because it is interesting.  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
ISBN
9780545132060
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Title
Mandie and the unwanted gift
Author
Lois Gladys Leppard
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Review
Mandie gets a gift and doesn't want it and doesn't know who sent it. She disides it is a treasure map. She also didn't tell her mother or grandmother that the Guyers are coming. her grandmother doesn't like Mr. Guyer  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
Safe Haven
Author
Nicholas Sparks
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Review
Safe Haven tells the story of a touching romance between Katie(Erin) and Alex. After being stuck in an abusive marriage Katie escapes and runs to a small town in North Carolina called Southport. When she reaches Southport Katie accidentally falls in love with a man named Alex. She later finds out that Alex's wife, Carly, died of a brain tumor several years earlier. Alex is left with two children to raise on his own. In this heartfelt novel both Alex and Katie share secrets that they've never told anyone.   Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
The Slippery Slope
Author
Lemony Snicket
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Review
Where I am now is very cold so some of the letters may have faded b t al I hav to s y is do t read t is b k.   Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
The Familiars: Circle of Heroes
Author
Adam J. Epstein and Andrew Jacobson
Rating
Review
This is the third book in The Familiars series. I liked the other two books, but I didn't really like this one. This book is written differently, and it is gross. It has a lot of killing and betrayal. The evil gray hair Paksahara raises zombie animals from the dead, and she takes away human magic so they can't fight back. The three prophesied animals Aldwin the Cat, Skyler the Bluejay, and Gilbert the Tree Frog have to find the seven descendants of the original animals. They find the seven descendants, but then one of them escapes to rejoin Paksahara. Then the animals realize that humans should take the place of the seventh descendant, so they have to go get a human with magic to join them. To find out if they are able to defeat Paksahara, you will have to read the book!  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
ISBN
978-0-06-196114-4
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Title
These Boots Are Made for Stalking
Author
Lisi Harrison
Rating
Review
What happens when BFF's disagree? Chaos, especially when you're a member of the Pretty Committee. Friendships are put to the test when Massie and Claire fight over whether they need to "upgrade" their crushes. This leads to ignoring text messages and of course obsessively following a certain ninth grade cutie.   Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Click here to see if this book is available from the library!
Title
Incarceron
Author
Catherine Fisher
Rating
Review
An amazing novel about a prison that lives. It describes a world 'inside' and another 'outside', or those who are imprisoned and those who are free. The two drastically different worlds described are shown to be more similar than what meets the eye. Bound to keep you reading, it is great for those who love futuristic, dystopian novels that make you question humanity itself.  Click here to see if this book is available from the library!