Young Adult Movie Contest
Young Adults in grades 6 to 12 have a chance to make their own movies and enter to win a new camera and accessories. The short film should be about the library or a scene from their favorite book. A workshop will be held on Saturday, March 15 at 2:00 in the Children's Crafts Room to learn more about the contest criteria and to work on your films. Contest entries will be accepted in the Young Adult Department March 1 to March 31. Winners will be announced on April 1. For more information contact a YA Librarian at 528-4102.
Macaroni and Chess
Beginning March 1 to March 31, youth in grades 6 to 12 may enter a guess as to how many Macaroni and Chess pieces are in the jar. The person with the closest guess without going over will win two (2) free movie passes. For more information or for a guessing slip, talk to a Young Adult librarian or call 528-4102.
Grantseeking Basics Workshop Offered
Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising on Thursday, March 20 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room. The workshop will focus on the basic search skills needed to use the Foundation Center's databases offered here at Branigan Library. Register online or call the Reference Desk at 528-4005 for more information.
Bookmark Scavenger Hunt
The Branigan Library staff would like to reward our patrons for browsing our shelves. Staff will place bookmarks inside their favorite books. When you find one of these bookmarks, simply turn it in at the Reference Desk for a prize. In celebration of February being Library Lover’s Month and International Library Week being April 13-19, bookmarks can be turned in starting February 1 through April 19.
NMJL Mah Jongg in March
Would you like to learn how to play American (New York) Mah Jongg?
Whether you are a beginner or an expert player, join us on Wednesday, March 19 and Friday, March 28 at 1:00 in the Roadrunner Room. Mah Jongg is played with tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols, where players methodically select, pass and discard tiles with the hope of creating a legal hand. Gain a basic understanding of the game's fundamental components, including pieces, rules and playing strategy, and have fun at the same time.
Branigan Adult Reading Challenge Continues
It's not too late to participate in the Branigan Adult Reading Challenge, aka BARC. The BARC program will run until April 30, 2014. An award party will be held on May 7 at 1:00 for all participants and prizes will be handed out. For more information on BARC, contact Lori Batchelor, Reference Librarian, at 528-4012.