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New Young Adult Non-fiction Book:
Chocolate : Sweet Science and Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat by Kay Frydenborg
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A fascinating account for teen readers that captures the history, science, and economic and cultural implications of the harvesting of cacao and creation of chocolate. Readers of Chew On This and The Omnivore's Dilemma will savor this rich expose.

New Young Adult Book:
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
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Seventeen-year-old Mare Barrow is a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her? (Read more...)

New Young Adult Book:
Avalon by Mindee Arnett
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Jeth Seagrave and his crew have made their name stealing metatech: the devices that allow people to travel great distances faster than the speed of light. (Read more...)

Games Club
The chess club has become a games club. We will still have chess available, but we also now invite others to join in and play other board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. New members in grades 4-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You do not need to register for the games club: you can just show up.
Job Opening: Student Shelver
We will be taking applications.
Unmask: Summer Reading
Starts June 1st. The newspaper insert is available now (PDF, 7.6M) We'll unmask more details as summer approaches.
Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Note that we are switching to Tuesdays starting in January. Teens in grades 7-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
Heroic Family Movie Fridays
We've got our new projection system put in, with really good surround sound. Join us for family movies on Fridays all summer long. (Read More.) Fri, Jun 12th at 2pm, Fri, Jun 26th at 2pm, Fri, Jul 10th at 2pm, and Fri, Jul 24th at 2pm.
Chef Battle
Teens and adults are invited to join the Cooking Caravan as two chefs are pitted against each other. This Iron Chef style cooking battle will use audience members as sous chefs. Registration is required, call or stop by the library to sign up. Sat, Jun 20th, 3-4pm.
DC vs Marvel
Dress as your favorite DC or Marvel character and join us for games, team challenges, and trivia. Tue, Jun 23rd, 6-8pm.
Luau Murder Mystery Dinner
Grab a lei and find out whodunit. Registration is required for this after-hours program. Fri, Jun 26th, 7-9:30pm.