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Pop culture-inspired programs for tweens, teens, and adults
Alessio, Amy J. author.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, 2018.

Physical Description:
xvii, 150 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
"This book will engage your library's users through toy-centric events that riff on Everything Barbie, Strawberry Shortcake, Cabbage Patch Kids and more; Poodle Totes, Flannel Pillows, Flair Fun, Graffiti Art, and other DIY projects; video screenings such as I Want My MTV, Nostalgia Nickelodeon Night, Cult Movie Fest, and Marvel Madness; programs that incorporate yummy treats like cake pops, Chex mix, Classic Candies by the Decade, and popular microwaveable foods from the 80s; and themed book discussion groups, board game gatherings, trivia contests, and many more fun programs. Everything old is new again in this delightful collection of programs that will have patrons coming back to your library for more"--Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Includes index.
Part 1. 1950s -- Chex mix and more: nifty fifties' snacks -- Everything Barbie -- I love Lucy -- The name is Bond, James Bond -- Make your own BBQ -- Model train mania -- Fifties' chic: poodle totes -- Part 2. 1960s -- 100 years of life: board game history and challenges -- Decoupage daydream -- Everything denim -- Holy primetime, Batman! Superheros on TV -- Love beads -- Not your mother's book club: books that shocked -- Part 3. 1970s -- 100 years of RC and model airplanes -- Domino day -- Erector set, tinkertoy and Lincoln Log challenges -- DIY lava lamps and pet rocks -- McDonald's happy meal toys -- Retro crafts: pom-poms, macramé, flower looms, and more -- Tie-dye -- Y.A., why not? The golden age of young adult literature -- Part 4. 1980s -- '80s accessories -- Attack of the Brat Pack -- Ghostbusted -- Graffiti art -- I want my MTV -- Microwave mania -- Pac-Man party -- Rubik's cube challenge -- Strawberry Shortcake, Cabbage Patch Kids, and other hot '80s toys -- Part 5. 1990s -- '90s technology and game night -- Flair fun -- Flannel pillows -- Nickelodeon nostalgia night -- Pop music: boy bands and girl power! -- Riot Grrrl celebration: zine and button making -- Part 6. 2000s -- Cake pops -- Collector con -- Cult movie fest -- Marvel madness -- Reality TV in real life -- Revenge of the nerds -- TR-not-so-L -- Part 7. Pop culture review -- Classic candies by the decade -- Classic cars -- Decades of Disney -- Fashion trendsetters -- Games -- Popular franchises -- Reboot month -- Treats and beats by the decades.
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