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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Friday, August 25, 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. Materials will be provided.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Movie Monday - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for age 13-grade 12.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," rated PG-13 Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

After-School Movie - Republic Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Relax after school with "Freaky Friday," rated PG, 2003, on the big screen. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
First Friday Anime Night: Meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Tuesday, September 5, 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.
Teen Tuesday - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grade 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.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Tech Pirates - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Our EDGE technology trainers will be on-site to help us see the danger in "free" downloads, clicking on ads and publicly posting personal information. Find out how to stay safe in this digital world.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, September 8, 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.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sunday Cram - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
5-9 p.m. for grades 9-12.
Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew, Oreos and Doritos -- you provide the books!

Tuesday, September 12, 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.
Teen Book Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grade 6-12.
"Michael Vey," "Throne of Glass," "The Hunger Games" -- No matter what your taste in books is, there's nothing like talking about your favorite books with friends. Drink tea, geek out over your favorite titles and come away with a list of new books to read.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

After-School Movie - Republic Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"Toy Story," rated G Relax after school by watching a movie at the library. Snacks will be provided
Teen Craft Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Perler bead crafts Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, September 15, 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.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Make Your Own Comic! - Republic Branch Library
6-8 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-8.
Do you enjoy comics, anime or graphic novels? We'll work together to brainstorm ideas, plan, write and illustrate a rough draft of our own comics. Snacks, resources and materials will be provided.

Tuesday, September 19, 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.
Teen Night - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We're Pulling the Plug! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We're turning off the electricity in the Teen Room for one afternoon. Join us for old-fashioned games and activities -- no video games, computers or lights. Snacks will be provided.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
"Harry Potter," "Percy Jackson," "Wings of Fire" -- Join us to talk about your favorite books, do book-themed crafts and eat snacks. Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for tweens. Materials will be provided.

Friday, September 22, 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.

Tuesday, September 26, 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.
Anime Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for age 13-grade 12.
Anime fans Unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

My Little Pony Party - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 3-12.
Head to the library to celebrate "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" with your fellow fans! Find out which pony you are, what your cutie mark is, compete in My Little Pony trivia, make magical crafts and eat rainbow snacks.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"Moana," rated PG Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn on the last Thursday of the month. Snacks are welcome.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, September 29, 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.

Tuesday, October 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.
Teen Tuesday - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grade 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.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Sarcastic Bat - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Bartok, THE famous sarcastic cartoon bat from "Anastasia," says "Oh sure, blame the bat...we're easy targets." Swoop on over to learn more about bats and emblazon your favorite line of sarcasm on a mug to share or keep. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
First Friday Anime Night: Meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

My Little Pony Get-Together - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the release of "My Little Pony: The Movie" with trivia, discussions, crafts and a sing along.

Tuesday, October 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.
Coffee House Afternoon - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
4 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
In honor of Teen Read Week, we want to showcase our local teen writers, artists and other creative talents! We invite you to come and share your works with your peers or just chill out and listen. Coffee, tea and snacks provided. Join us when you can, leave when you must.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

After-School Movie - Republic Branch Library
3-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," rated PG Relax after school by watching a movie at the library. Snacks will be provided
Teen Craft Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Classic movie silhouette art Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, October 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.

Tuesday, October 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.
Teen Night - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the meeting room A for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 4-8.
Do you like scary stories? We'll have a spooky time as we build reading forts, eat s'mores, share scary stories and watch "Goosebumps," rated PG Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for tweens. Materials will be provided.

Friday, October 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.

Tuesday, October 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.
Anime Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for age 13-grade 12.
Anime fans Unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"The Addams Family," rated PG-13 Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn on the last Thursday of the month. Snacks are welcome.
The "Stranger Things" Phenomenon - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
While you wait for "Stranger Things" season 2, get your fill of the spooky pop culture phenomenon with trivia and crafts, and discuss your theories for season 2 with other fans.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Halloween Party: Join us for music, games, crafts and, most importantly, candy, as you dance with your friends, make zombie toys and have fun If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky STEAM Creations! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for age 13-grade 12.
Bring your inner mad scientist and join us for some campy, creepy fun with an afternoon of ghoulish STEAM activities. We'll screen "Addams Family Values," rated PG-13, while we work. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, October 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.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Thanks, Pets - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Celebrate National Cook For Your Pets Day by giving them a delicious, nutritious homemade snack. We'll create something for both our feline and canine friends. Just bring your love of pets, materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
The Shake Ups in Beach City. "Steven Universe" fans unite! This special concert designed and performed by The Shake Ups draws inspiration from the Emmy-nominated series "Steven Universe," resulting in a brand new collection of acclaimed, family-friendly musical gems. Stay after the concert for Anime Night, to meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Tuesday, November 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.
Teen Tuesday - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grade 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.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Crafts, Fidgets and Gadgets Galore! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Bring your creativity for an afternoon of crafting, including DIY fidgets! Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

After-School Movie - Republic Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"Thor: The Dark World," rated PG-13 Relax after school by watching a movie at the library. Snacks will be provided
Teen Craft Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Map art Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Sunday Cram - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
5-9 p.m. for grades 9-12.
Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew, Oreos and Doritos -- you provide the books!

Tuesday, November 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.
Writing Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
It's National Writing Month! Get inspiration, feedback and support from fellow writers.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thor's Grandmaster Games - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
Celebrate the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as you assume the role of Grandmaster in a hilarious battle of wits during a game of "Superfight," and make a mini-Mjolnir to take home with you. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Teen Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Thursdays are for teens at the Willard Branch Library. All teens are welcome to come chat about their favorite movies and books and play games.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Harry Potter PJ Party! Get cozy while you enjoy snacks, Harry Potter-themed activities and watch "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," rated PG Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for tweens. Materials will be provided.

Friday, November 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.

Tuesday, November 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.
Teen Night - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Slime Night: Choose your colors, add some glitter and slime it up If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Tuesday, November 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.
'Tween Crafternoon - Republic Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-8.
Drop in at the library to make your own fidgets, craft something new with an old book and create your own bookmark. Materials will be provided.
Anime Club - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for age 13-grade 12.
Anime fans Unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," rated PG-13 Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn on the last Thursday of the month. Snacks are welcome.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
'Tween Anime Party - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Anime fans unite! Join us for trivia, crafts and an anime showing, rated TV-PG and under.