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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Word Wizardry - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Is your brain bursting with story ideas? Join other teen writers every month to ignite your imagination with new techniques and diverse prompts that will stretch your creative writing process. Feel free to bring your writing and receive helpful feedback. Call 759-2637
Cookies, Cocoa and Ugly Holiday Sweaters - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Tis' the season to rock your ugly Christmas sweater! Don't have an ugly sweater? Bring a plain sweater and we'll help you decorate. Be sure to stick around for our hot cocoa and cookie buffet, ornament-making station and indoor snowball fight. Materials will be provided. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Pet Presents - Library Station
4-5:30 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
Don’t forget your pets this holiday season! Stop by to create personalized presents for the furry and feathered friends in your life. Materials will be provided. Call 865-1340
"Rogue One" Launch Party - Strafford Branch Library
4-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
Celebrate the release of the newest movie in the "Star Wars" franchise with a "Rogue One" party. Test your knowledge of "Star Wars" trivia, use your Jedi skills to compete in games from a galaxy far, far away, and make a themed craft. Materials will be provided. Call 736-9233

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Teen Crafternoon - Republic Branch Library
3-9 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Flex your creative muscles with a new project every third Thursday of each month. Materials will be provided. Call 732-7284

Friday, December 16, 2016

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Cartoon Club - Library Station
1:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
"Sword Art Online," rated TV-PG Join us once a month to celebrate the best in anime and animation from around the world with crafts, discussions and more! Call 865-1340

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135

Friday, December 23, 2016

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Friday, December 30, 2016

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Teen Tuesday Advisory Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
All teens are welcome to come and chat about your favorite books and movies, and play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Digital Makerspace - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Join us the first Wednesday of the month to check out some of the Library's digital devices. Make music, take photos and learn how to use some cool software. Call 862-0135
X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 4-12.
Strawbees: Get your STEAM on as we create and build with this innovative straw connector set. Materials will be provided. Call 759-2637

Friday, January 6, 2017

Teen Advisory Board - Library Station
5:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Want your voice to be heard? Stop by Teen Central every first Friday of the month to meet new people and share your ideas about library programs and services for teens. Call 865-1340
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Cosplay Prom: Steampunk Winter Masquerade - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for age 13-grade 12 .
Wear your best steampunk garb or your favorite cosplay and join us for a winter edition of Cosplay Prom. Not only can you dance the night away, we'll also have tea dueling and other steampunk-related activities. Don't forget to request a song when you register! Registration starts December 30 Call 882-0714

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Word Wizardry - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Is your brain bursting with story ideas? Join other teen writers every month to ignite your imagination with new techniques and diverse prompts that will stretch your creative writing process. Feel free to bring your writing and receive helpful feedback. Call 759-2637
Snow Day Crafts - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
Drink hot chocolate, talk about your favorite snow day memories and make a sock snowman, a beaded snowflake or a personalized snow globe. Materials will be provided. Call 736-9233

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

"Steven Universe" Rocks! - Library Station
5-7 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the television show "Steven Universe" with edible geodes, crafts and music, and learn about the real-life rocks that the crystal gems are based on. Registration starts January 4 Call 865-1340

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Teen Movie Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"James and the Giant Peach," rated PG Join us every second Thursday of the month. Snacks will be provided. Call 742-4258

Friday, January 13, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

LEGO Brick Mania - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Combine STEAM and LEGO bricks to create a Rube Goldberg machine, make a LEGO brick coding game, design a LEGO brick catapult and more. Call 862-0135
Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-6:30 p.m. for age 14-grade 12.
Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for anime films, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats. Call 759-2637

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Teen Crafternoon - Republic Branch Library
3-9 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Flex your creative muscles with a new project every third Thursday of each month. Materials will be provided. Call 732-7284

Friday, January 20, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Cartoon Club - Library Station
1:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
"Adventure Time," TV-PG Join us once a month to celebrate the best in anime and animation from around the world with crafts, discussions and more! Call 865-1340
The Great Teen Craft-Off - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Do you have what it takes to win the coveted gold paint brush? Put your crafting skills to the test with a limited amount of time and supplies to create a masterpiece. Beware, there might be twists and turns along the way! Materials will be provided. Registration starts January 6 Call 882-0714

Monday, January 23, 2017

Teen Movie Monday - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for age 13-grade 12.
"Ghostbusters," rated PG-13, 2016 Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Join us for games, crafts and other activities. Call 742-4258

Friday, January 27, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Digital Makerspace - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Join us the first Wednesday of the month to check out some of the Library's digital devices. Make music, take photos and learn how to use some cool software. Call 862-0135
Space, The Final Frontier - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Wednesday in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities. Call 862-0135
X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 4-12.
Emoji Madness: Skip the valentine card for sharing your feelings with friends and family. Make and give your own magnets, key chains and backpack tags with emojis to show your emotions. Materials will be provided. Materials will be provided. Call 759-2637

Friday, February 3, 2017

Teen Advisory Board - Library Station
5:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Want your voice to be heard? Stop by Teen Central every first Friday of the month to meet new people and share your ideas about library programs and services for teens. Call 865-1340
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Animating From Scratch - Library Station
2-4:30 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
Learn to create your own animations using Scratch programming. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Teen Tuesday Advisory Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
All teens are welcome to come and chat about your favorite books and movies, and play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Space, The Final Frontier - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Wednesday in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities. Call 862-0135

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Teen Movie Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"The Incredibles," rated PG Join us every second Thursday of the month. Snacks will be provided. Call 742-4258

Friday, February 10, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Barbie Fashion Reimagined. Try your hand at fashion design on a small scale and create a new look for Barbie with your own personal flair. We'll wrap up our design session with a fashion photoshoot! Barbies, fabric and other accessories will be provided. If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Pioneer Birthday Bash - Library Station
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born 150 years ago on February 7, 1867. Celebrate the literature and legacy of one of Missouri's most famous authors with pioneer activities, crafts and snacks inspired by the Little House books. Registration starts February 1 Call 417-616-0673
Cosplay Club: Light It Up - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Learn how to use special circuits and tiny lights to jazz up your cosplay. Bring a costume or prop to work on and we'll provide the lights. Call 882-0714

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Word Wizardry - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Is your brain bursting with story ideas? Join other teen writers every month to ignite your imagination with new techniques and diverse prompts that will stretch your creative writing process. Feel free to bring your writing and receive helpful feedback. Call 759-2637

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Space, The Final Frontier - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Wednesday in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities. Call 862-0135
Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-6:30 p.m. for age 14-grade 12.
Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for anime films, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats. Call 759-2637

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Teen Crafternoon - Republic Branch Library
3-9 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Flex your creative muscles with a new project every third Thursday of each month. Materials will be provided. Call 732-7284
Master Chef: Sweet Treats - Strafford Branch Library
4 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
Combine delicious treats with scrumptious toppings to make a culinary wonder of sugary splendor. Put your signature spin on the challenge to wow the judges and you could be crowned champion chef! Materials will be provided. Call 736-9233

Friday, February 17, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Cartoon Club - Library Station
1:30 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
"RWBY," rated TV-PG Join us once a month to celebrate the best in anime and animation from around the world with crafts, discussions and more! Call 865-1340

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Teen Art Club: Bookmark Contest Night - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the meeting room B for grades 6-12.
Work on your entry for the Library's annual Design-a-Bookmark Contest. All skill levels are welcome and materials will be provided. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Space, The Final Frontier - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
One small step for man, one giant leap for youth-kind! Come explore the wonders of space as we navigate the stars and planets and get to know the scientists who helped us Earthlings see past our own blue sky. Join us each Wednesday in February for some out-of-this-world fun and activities. Call 862-0135

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Join us for games, crafts and other activities. Call 742-4258

Friday, February 24, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Monday, February 27, 2017

Teen Movie Monday - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for age 13-grade 12.
"Star Trek Beyond," rated PG-13 Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135
Fandom Fest - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Hang out and discuss your favorite fandoms, play themed games, eat snacks and turn your fandom into a button to hang on your bag; materials provided. Costumes are welcome! Call 882-0714