Posted by: Kristi Tuck Austin | October 18, 2010

Teen Read Week 2010

Theatre makeup, a masquerade, movies, styrofoam heads: all ways to celebrate this year’s Teen Read Week (October 17-23).  Teen Read Week, a national literacy initiative from the Young Adult Library Services Association, encourages teens to read for pleasure.

Some of the events around Richmond

Monday, October 18:

Free zombie and faerie makeup workshops with VCU theatre department students, Dumbarton Library, Henrico County, 6:30-7:30pm

Movie night, Chester Library, Chesterfield County, 5-7pm

Tuesday, October 19:

Movie night, Central Library, Chesterfield County, 4-6pm

Free zombie and faerie makeup workshops with VCU theatre department students, Varina Library, Henrico County, 6:30-7:30pm

Wednesday, October 20:

Movie night, Central Library, Chesterfield County, 4-6pm

Thursday, October 21:

Meet Melissa Marr, author of the New York Times bestselling Wicked Lovely series, Tuckahoe Library, Henrico County, 6:30-8pm

Saturday, October 23:

Teen Read Week Masquerade with live music, dancing, food, games, and prizes, Central Library, Chesterfield County, 6-9pm, RSVP online

Other Teen Read Week news

Over 8,000 teens nationwide cast their votes for the Teens’ Top Ten, a list of popular YA titles.  Shiver, by Virginia author Maggie Stiefvater, placed on this year’s list.  Meet Maggie at Fountain Bookstore’s Halloween party.  You can find the complete list of winners here, and stop by your local indie bookstore to treat the teen in your life to a new book.

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