Waiting for More Lives on Candy Crush? Grab a Sweet Read! 
So I just discovered Candy Crush Saga, and I do believe it will suck my soul dry before (and if) I ever have the willpower to delete it from my phone. Have you discovered this incredibly addictive game yet? You can play it on your smartphone, iPad, or come to the library and use a computer to play it on Facebook.

If you need to kill some time while waiting for more lives, here are some ideas:

Sweet Fiction, Non-fiction and DVDs

Sweet Links

Some of these look really cool and fun.

So get reading! Or crafting and baking you have 30 minutes between lives to waste or until your Facebook friends give you more. And just keep telling yourself, I can quit whenever I want Thats what Ill be telling myself.

-Heather Lee, Children and Teen Services, St Matthews Branch

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Books in Verse 
Celebrate National Poetry Month with these books in verse!

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Book Spine Poetry!! 

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Digital Drawing & Painting With the Make Lab  
The Make Lab has been travelling to branches around town this month for imaging programs using our digital drawing pens. Teens can draw or paint on the computer using a variety of brushes that imitate actual paint brushes, pens, pencils, or dry media (like charcoal). The program we use also has a photo painting feature that allows you to create digital drawings and paintings from regular pictures.
Here are some examples of Photo Painting (click each for full size):

The original image is on the left. The image on the right was created using the charcoal brush tool.

The original image is on the left. The image on the right was created using the watercolor brush tool.

The original image is on the left. The image on the right was creating using the pencil tool.

Look for Make Lab programs and other teen programs here . If you have any questions about the Make Lab, call 574-1638 or email techconnects@lfpl.org.

Recommended books for getting started with digital art:

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Teen Laptop Lounge 

Join us for Teen Laptop Lounge:
Shawnee Branch, Mondays from 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Okolona Branch, Wednesdays from 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

The image above was created using Comic Life Software . Email techconnects@lfpl.org if you would like more information on Comic Life or join us in November for our Make Images programs.

Bon Air Branch
November 1 & 3, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Teen Outpost Highland/Shelby Park Branch
November 8 & 10, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Southwest Branch
November 15 & 17, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Westport Branch
November 22, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

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