Are you a teenager between 13 and 19 years old? Looking for something fun (and free) to do this summer? Well look no further, because the library has you covered! Every Tuesday is "Teen Tuesday" all summer long at the Albert Campbell branch of the Toronto Public Library!
What exactly is "Teen Tuesday" you ask? It's a weekly series of free programs for teens happening in the auditorium at Albert Campbell every Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. until August 28, 2012. What kinds of programs? To answer that question, keep reading...
Last week for "Teen Tuesday" we had an amazing program on special effects make-up. Professional make-up artist Leslie Gray came to the library with her kit of mortician's wax, fake blood, and oatmeal (!) and showed us how to create realistic-looking cuts, bruises, bullet wounds, and other gory effects, just like the ones you see in horror movies. It was totally gross and a ton of fun.
Here's a picture of Leslie working her make-up magic on a soon-to-be-gruesome participant:
If you weren't there but you'd like to know more about special effects make-up, you can read all about it in books from the Toronto Public Library collection. Here are a few suggestions (click on the book cover to read the book's description and check to see which library branch has it or to place a hold):
Don't miss the next installment of "Teen Tuesday" at Albert Campbell! Join us for "T-shirt Transformation" on Tuesday July 31, 2012, from 4-6 p.m., where we'll show you how to transform your old t-shirt into something totally unique and cool and handmade by you! Bring a spare t-shirt (or two or three) and learn how to create your own tank top, belt, bag, and more - no sewing required!
For a list of upcoming programs especially for teens at Albert Campbell branch, click here.