For teens who have ever dreamed of training to be an astronaut, learning how to survive an animal attack or being chosen to participate in the "Hunger Games," now is their chance. For the second year in a row, the Louisville Free Public Library will host its highly successful "Survivor Night," where teens from 12 to 19 can participate in an evening of fun games and activities including a free rock concert featuring local band, Forever Fades Away.
"Survivor Night," which encourages teens to us their imagination and creativity, is scheduled for Friday, July 13 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Main Library and features a series of workshops, experiences and games, including:
-Astronaut Training 101
-How to Survive an Animal Attack presented by Metro Animal Services
-QR Code Scavenger Hunt
-"Hunger Games" activities inspired by the popular book series
-A Special "Fear Factor" featuring fresh fruit
-Egg Drop Survival Contest presented by a physics professor from The Speed School of Engineering
-"Glee" Karaoke with plenty of microphones
-Rock Concert with local band Forever Fades Away!
"Survivor Night" is part of the Library's annual Teen Summer Reading Program (TSR), which is designed to inspire reading for fun through book-themed activities scheduled throughout the summer.
The teen program encourages students to read four books during the summer and participate in related activities. All teens who complete the program win a Team TSR USB flash drive wristband and passes to local attractions. Completion of the program makes them eligible to win Grand Prizes of $100 Barnes & Noble gift cards and a Super Grand Prize of a laptop computer.
Participants in TSR also are eligible for rewards including a Team TSR USB flash drive wristband and passes to local attractions.
"Survivor Night" and TSR are funded primarily by the Louisville Library Foundation. For more information, go to www.lfpl.org.