Teen Survivor Night is Going to be a Blast! 



Friday, June 14, 6-9 p.m. Main Library, 301 York St.

Join us for the 3rd annual Survivor Night at the Library, featuring: Mad Science, Chain Reactions, Catapults & Tower Building, Scary Stories, Kitchen Science, Michael Jackson’s Thriller... and a whole lot more!

The event is free - click here to register. Ages 12-19.

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Announcing Teen Summer Reading 2013: Reading is Elemental 


From June 1st through August 10th, 2013, teens grade 6 through 12 can participate in the library's summer reading program.

All participants who complete the program will receive the following:

  • Free Messenger Bag
  • Free passes to the KY Science Center, Locust Grove, Rauch Planetarium, Lousville Bats Baseball game, Squire Boone Caverns
  • Free class at Hwang's Martial Arts
  • Free Frosty from Wendy's
  • Free Lemon Ice from Fazoli's
  • Free passes to select UofL sporting events

All completed participants will be entered into our grand prize drawing for a chance to win:

  • $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble Book Store
  • Netbook Computer
  • UofL Football Tickets

To complete the summer reading program, teens need to fill out and return the summer reading form after reading 6 books,eBooks, magazines, or graphic novels and completing 1 activity (such as attending a library program or commenting on our Teen Blog). Forms may be picked up and dropped off at any LFPL location during our normal operating hours. Click here to find a branch near you.

For a full list of teen programs, click here .

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Louisville Young Filmmakers Festival 


One last Quick Note:


There has been a time and date change for the event so that we can include as many people in the festivities as possible.

The festival premier will now be held Saturday, March 16 at 2pm.

We hope to see you all there!


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Community-led Filmmaker Workshops 


We want to take the opportunity to share the following information about our upcoming community-led filmmaker workshops in support of the upcoming teen film festival. We are looking forward to having a lot of fun and hope to see you all there!

Where Do You Start?


Saturday, February 2, 1 pm, Job Shop Classroom
Kick off the Louisville Young Filmmakers Festival by learning the basics of filmmaking with the Speed Art Museum Youth Apprentices.

Improv in Film


Saturday, February 9, 1 pm, Job Shop Class Room
Want to be in a movie? Take part in the LYFF’s original film experiment and be featured at the red carpet event. Join in an acting workshop with Louisville’s own Project Improv. Actors, directors and tech crew needed—costumes welcome.

Green Screen and Teleprompting


Saturday, February 23, 1 pm Job Shop Classroom
Master the art of green screening and teleprompting with Beargrass Media and take your film project to the next level.

All workshops are to be held at the the Main Library Branch and are for teens ages 12-19.

Click here for more information on the the Louisville Young Filmmakers Festival and don't forget to get your submissions in by March 1.

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A Monster Calls 
A Monster Calls won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the CILIP Kate Greenway Medal. Have you read it? What do you think?





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