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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Monday, May 2, 2016

By Hand: Art of the Zine - Willard Branch Library
4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Self-published and low cost printed zines continue to grow in popularity as an intriguing form of self-expression. Learn about the history of zines, local zine collectives and try your hand at making your own. Materials will be provided. Call 742-4258

Tuesday, May 3, 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
First Tuesday T(w)een Tech - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 4-12.
Learn and practice programming on Code.org or the Library's Raspberry Pi computers. Use computer code to defeat ogres and escape dungeons, design your own version of a popular gaming app, animate a pixie, play a song or help Anna and Elsa make frozen designs. No coding experience required. Call 736-9233
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-8 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Chat about your favorite books and movies, play awesome games and enjoy a snack. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May the Fourth Be With You: "Star Wars" Craft Night - Library Station
6 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate "Star Wars Day" with snacks and crafts as you learn how to use soft circuits to create out-of-this-world light-up accessories fit for any "Star Wars" fan. Materials will be provided. Call 865-1340

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Take a Bite Out of Pi! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Learn how to code and create your own game, or take charge of Scratch the Cat and use him to create your own story or program. Experiment with these ideas and more using Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Call 862-0135
Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, popcorn, movies rated PG-13 or under and special events. Call 742-4258

Friday, May 6, 2016

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 at 5:30 p.m. to meet new people and to 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 unless specified.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Exam Cram 2016 - Strafford Branch Library
11 a.m.-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Stressing about finals? Working on one last essay? We’ve got the space and resources to make studying a breeze and the snacks and stress-busting activities to make it a blast. Call 736-9233
Artsy Teens - Library Station
1 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
Hang out with fellow artists and use our art supplies to work on projects and learn new techniques. Call 865-1340

Monday, May 9, 2016

By Hand: Art of the Zine - Willard Branch Library
4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Self-published and low cost printed zines continue to grow in popularity as an intriguing form of self-expression. Learn about the history of zines, local zine collectives and try your hand at making your own. Materials will be provided. Call 742-4258

Tuesday, May 10, 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

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Take a Bite Out of Pi! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Tired of the same old computer programs and games? Learn how to code and create your own game, or take charge of Scratch the Cat and use him to create your own story or program. Experiment with these ideas and more using Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Call 862-0135
Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, popcorn, movies rated PG-13 or under and special events. Call 742-4258

Friday, May 13, 2016

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

Monday, May 16, 2016

By Hand: Art of the Zine - Willard Branch Library
4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Self-published and low cost printed zines continue to grow in popularity as an intriguing form of self-expression. Learn about the history of zines, local zine collectives and try your hand at making your own. Materials will be provided. Call 742-4258

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Teen Art Club - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the meeting room A for grades 6-12.
Draw All the Things! Brush up on your drawing skills at the library with help from local illustrator Ryan Wheaton. All skill levels are welcome; materials will be provided. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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, May 19, 2016

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, popcorn, movies rated PG-13 or under and special events. Call 742-4258

Friday, May 20, 2016

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

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Bling for Spring! - Library Station
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Learn how to use soft circuits to DIY an electronic bracelet or other accessory that lights up your world. Registration starts May 2 Call 616-0673
Ani-May Fest - Library Center
6-8 p.m. for age 14-grade 12.
Celebrate all things anime and manga during this special event. Learn how to make candy sushi and gyotaku paintings, watch episodes from Crunchyroll, rated TV-14/PG-13 and under, and discuss your favorite characters. Other craft activities, games and snacks will be provided. Costumes are welcome! Call 882-0714

Monday, May 23, 2016

By Hand: Art of the Zine - Willard Branch Library
4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Self-published and low cost printed zines continue to grow in popularity as an intriguing form of self-expression. Learn about the history of zines, local zine collectives and try your hand at making your own. Materials will be provided. Call 742-4258
Teen Movie Monday - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. "Tomorrowland," rated PG. Call 865-1340

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, popcorn, movies rated PG-13 or under and special events. Call 742-4258

Friday, May 27, 2016

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12 unless specified.
Live-Action "Pac Man." Ditch the video games and give live action gaming a try! Join us at the Station for a life-size and live-action game of "Pac Man." If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340