Archive for the ‘Teen Stuff’ category

Robotics on display at Kennedy

December 10, 2010

@ Kennedy Library

Don’t miss the Muncie Robotics display at Kennedy Library this month!


Homework Centers 2009

September 22, 2008
The Hive

The HIVE is a FREE Homework Help Center for students in grades K-5 at Maring-Hunt Library.

Qualified volunteers will help elementary students in grades K-5 with their homework and with reading skills. Students must bring their assignments and textbooks. Parents and teachers may call the Maring-Hunt Youth Services Department at 741-5150 for more information.

*HIVE stands for Helpful Individuals Volunteering for Education!

Congratulations Kids Summer Reading Winners!

August 20, 2008

Computer Winner Nashon Prater

MP3 Player Winner Kaity Privett

$50 Gift Certificate Winners:
Danielle Inman
Shepherd Cunningham
Timothy Clay
Tommie Collins
Veronica Rhine

Gift Bag Winners:
Diana Shaner
Ben Polk
Hannah Knodel
Sam Arnold
Levi Hinds
Alexis Smith
Isabelle Wright
Celeste Posey


Miscellaneous Prize Winners:
Maria Brown
Alicen Tarter
Kelsey Abner
Abby Fenwick
Sarah Newberry
Shelby Miller
Noel Keith
Victoria Steed

Thanks to all readers for making Summer Reading Program a success!

Hey Teens! Welcome to Summer Reading @ MPL!

May 13, 2008


Summer Reading @ Muncie Public Library

For Young Adults in Grades 6-12

June 1 – July 31, 2008


Buzz into the Library this summer and find out how you can transform your summer into fun and prizes. Experience a metamorphosis of reading in your life. Plus, you will have fun and have chances

to earn cool prizes, *even* a computer!


Keep track of your time spent reading anything you choose–even magazines and graphic novels–and earn free food items, a free book to keep and certificates to local attractions. Plus, for each level you complete you will be eligible to enter drawings for your choice of an MP3 Player, a $50 Books-A-Million gift certificate, or a $50 iTunes Card. Plus, all summer reading participants completing the program will be eligible for a drawing prize to win a Free Computer! 

Visit us online @ and check out our calendar!  Sign up for special events by calling any Muncie Public Library location.

Carnegie Library: 741.5158 – Conley Library: 747.8126 

Kennedy Library: 741.7333 – Maring-Hunt Library: 741.5151

List of Summer Reading Programs available here.

Muncie Public Library cards are *free* for those living in Center Township.  Library cards can be obtained for a fee if you live outside of Center Township. Young adults may participate at the Library if they do not have a Library card.   

*Image title Escher’s Metamorphosis


Manga @ MPL

April 10, 2008

Manga is used in the English-speaking world as a generic term for all comic books and graphic novels that were originally published in Japan. However, Manga is often considered an artistic and storytelling style that can also encompass non-Japanese works. The term AmeriManga is sometimes used to refer to comics created by American artists in a Manga style. Manwha is the Korean equivalent of that idea. From

Jane Austen Book Discussion

April 8, 2008



Jane Austen speaks your language!! If you love the literary works of Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion and more, then come join us at MPL’s Reads for Teens when we discuss Jane’s fabulous works, have tea and participate in a Jane Austen activity.

For Young Adults, grades 6-12, the Jane Austen book discussion and fun begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, May 7th. Don’t miss it!



Incredible Edible Books!

April 2, 2008

Edible MacintoshDon’t miss the fun and laughs and oohs and ahhs as participants display their entries in the Muncie Public Library Edible Books Festival. The public is invited to view all the entries in the festival.

Those who registered are planning and creating their displays that will feature books, authors and characters depicted in food. That’s right, all entries must be created of edible materials. Cakes, pies, vegetables and other food stuffs will be creatively displayed to depict literature.

Entries are due at 2 p.m. at Kennedy Library. Judging is at 2:15 and the displays are open for viewing until 4 p.m. (Due to health codes the food creations cannot be served or consumed on the Library premises.)

More information

Image courtesy of University of Minnesota.