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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 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, July 1, 2015

What Should I Read or Watch Next? - Republic Branch Library
for grades 6-12.
Did you just finish a book or movie and aren’t sure what to check out next? Take a look at the What Should I Read or Watch Next board in the Teen Center during July for suggestions from your peers. Feel free to leave your own suggestions on the board and inspire others to meet their next favorite book or movie. Call 732-7284.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Now Serving Raspberry Pi - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi, not pie, although there will be snacks. Call 862-0135.
Professor Powers Presents: It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Projectile! - Strafford Branch Library
3:00 pm for grades 4-9.
Learn how projectiles fly through the air, then build a catapult and put what you've learned into practice. We'll test our catapults to see who can launch projectiles the farthest, and have contests for the most accurate and precise projectiles. Call 736-9233.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Enjoy an animated adventure through Ancient China as we watch "Mulan," rated G. Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 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 Tuesdays - Library Center
6:00 pm in the Grafton room for grades 6-12.
Teens, hang out with us this summer! Chat about your favorite books and movies, play awesome games and enjoy a snack. You can also help plan library events and programs for volunteer credit. Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

"Prisoner B-3087" - Willard Branch Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-8.
By Alan Gratz. Call 742-4258.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Now Serving Raspberry Pi - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi, not pie, although there will be snacks. Call 862-0135.
Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events! Call 742-4258.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Teen Movie Crafternoon - Republic Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm for age 13-grade 12.
What would happen if all superheroes had to get regular jobs? Watch "The Incredibles, rated PG, about a family of superheroes that has to adjust to normal life. Try some incredible crafts and refreshments while you watch. Materials and popcorn will be provided. Call 732-7284.
Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
Celebrate the amazing tales of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III from "How to Train Your Dragon" with games and activities as we try to determine if dragons really did exist. Call 882-0714.
LARPing in the Library - Library Center
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 4-12.
Curious about LARPing? Get ready for some live action fun as members of the Myths and Legends Larpcraft group show off their skills. They'll talk about LARPing and host a mini-game -- participation is encouraged! Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Embrace Your Geekness - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Are you a sci-fi, computer or video geek? Whatever your brand of geekness, celebrate with games, trivia and snacks. Call 862-0135.
X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:00 pm for grades 5-12.
Create nefarious necklaces and protagonist pendants with images from your a favorite book or comic cover to show off your secret identity. Materials will be provided. Call 759-2637.
"The 5th Wave" - Republic Branch Library
4:00 pm for grades 7-12.
By Rick Yancey Call 732-7284.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Teen Tuesdays: Board Game Edition - Brentwood Branch Library
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Don't let summer boredom get the best of you! Spend a cool afternoon at the Library playing some of our new games with friends. Snacks provided. Call 883-1974.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 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, July 15, 2015

Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30 pm to 6:30 pm 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, July 16, 2015

Now Serving Raspberry Pi - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi, not pie, although there will be snacks. Call 862-0135.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Animal Superpowers! - Fair Grove Branch Library
2:00 pm for grades 4-12.
Peter Parker was a typical teenager until he tangled with a radioactive spider and acquired the arachnid’s great powers. Comic book superheroes and villains draw inspiration from the animal kingdom. Whether they can soar through the air, transform themselves with camouflage or heal with regeneration, animals use their powers every day to survive. Join our friends from the Dickerson Park Zoo as we learn all about animal superpowers. Call 759-2637.
Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
Are you a fan of the "I Survived" series by Lauren Tarshis? See if you can survive the events that the books were based on through obstacle courses, games and crafts. Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Avengers Unite! - Ash Grove Branch Library
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for ages 13-grade 12.
See your favorite Avengers battle against evil villains as we watch "The Avengers," rated PG-13, 2012. Refreshments will be provided. Call 751-2933.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Professor Powers Presents: Superhero Science! - Brentwood Branch Library
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the meeting room for grades 4-9.
What would it take for Superman to go faster than a speeding bullet? Join us for an in-depth look at the science of superheroes and learn about technology that's making some superpowers a reality. Registration starts July 7; call 883-1974.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works. Call 862-0135.
Maker Camp - Library Center
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the story hour room for ages 8-12.
Farmstead: Hack the hoedown with sustainable energy, food, architecture and craft that bridge across centuries. Materials will be provided. Call 616-0526 or 616-0706 to register. Registration starts June 23; call 882-0714.
MAKE-ing a Difference - Library Center
6:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Looking for ways to get volunteer hours this summer? Are you crafty and like to help out in the community? We need awesome teens to help us make a difference this summer. Each month we will create something super to benefit a different organization in our area. Materials and snacks will be provided. Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

"Steelheart" - Willard Branch Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 9-12.
By Brandon Sanderson. Call 742-4258.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Now Serving Raspberry Pi - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi, not pie, although there will be snacks. Call 862-0135.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Boredom Busters - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Beat the summer heat with Minute to Win It challenges, parlor games and crafts. Snacks provided. Call 862-0135.
Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
Your room is a reflection of your personality, so own it! Discover your decorating style as you create awesome decorations for your special place. Materials will be provided. Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sensory-Friendly: Minecraft Mania - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 4-12.
This program is designed for families with children with special needs and will feature smaller audiences and quieter performances, with an awareness of potential sensory issues. Play Minecraft, engage in Minecraft activities and learn tips for using Minecraft Pi, a Minecraft version developed just for use with Raspberry Pis. In the Teen Room. Call 862-0135.

Monday, July 27, 2015

"Dangerous Deception" - Republic Branch Library
4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
By Peg Kehret. Call 732-7284.
"Homestuck" Fandom Fest - Library Center
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Harrison room for grades 9-12.
Are you a "Sburb" player, an Alternian troll or a member of the Midnight crew? Then join our "Homestruck" party, based on the "Homestruck" Web comic. We'll make troll horns, enjoy themed cupcakes and belt out a song or two. Costumes welcome! Call 882-0714.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 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, July 30, 2015

Now Serving Raspberry Pi - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Learn programming on Raspberry Pi computers in the Teen Room. Spend some time experimenting with one of the fastest-growing personal computing devices in the country. Yes, it's Pi, not pie, although there will be snacks. Call 862-0135.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the story hour room for grades 4-8.
Greg and Nikki from "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "Dork Diaries" know that middle school can be hard, but friends help make it fun! Get tips for surviving middle school, make locker decorations and meet other kids who are entering middle school. Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Night: Happy Birthday Harry Potter! - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the birthday of one of our favorite characters -- Harry Potter. We'll make magic wands, chocolate frogs and enjoy butterbeer. Come dressed in your house colors! Call 865-1340.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Cosplay Prom - Library Center
7:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Let your geek flag fly! Hang out with your friends and dance the night away. Be sure to get your song requests in early and wear your favorite geeky costume! Registration starts July 24; call 882-0714.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Professor Powers Presents: Superhero Science! - Library Center
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in meeting room B for grades 6-12.
What it would take for Superman to go faster than a speeding bullet? Join us for an in-depth look at the science of superheroes and learn about technology that's making some superpowers a reality. Registration starts July 21; call 882-0714.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6:00 pm in the Grafton room for grades 6-12.
Teens, hang out with us this summer! Chat about your favorite books and movies, play awesome games and enjoy a snack. You can also help plan library events and programs for volunteer credit. Call 882-0714.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Superhero Trivia - Strafford Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 5-12.
Do you know your superheroes? Test your knowledge at the library. Call 736-9233.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Fabulous Fridays - Library Center
4:00 pm in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Watch "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl," rated G, and share your love of American Girl with other fans. Call 882-0714.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Monday, August 10, 2015

X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:00 pm for grades 5-12.
Join our indoor/outdoor Banana Olympics complete with banana-themed relay races and water balloons. We'll have prizes for the winning team! Call 759-2637.
"In the Shadow of Blackbirds" - Republic Branch Library
4:00 pm for grades 7-12.
By Cat Winters. Call 732-7284.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Teen Tuesdays: Board Game Edition - Brentwood Branch Library
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Don't let summer boredom get the best of you! Spend a cool afternoon at the Library playing some of our new games with friends. Snacks provided. Call 883-1974.
"Doctor Who" Night - Library Center
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Harrison room for grades 6-12.
Customize your own "Doctor Who" T-shirt and try other crafts, themed snacks and games. Costumes welcome! Bring a plain T-shirt to decorate; other materials provided. Registration starts August 3; call 882-0714.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

"Rogue" - Willard Branch Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 6-8.
By Lyn Miller-Lachmann Call 742-4258.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events! Call 742-4258.
Back-to-School Bash! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for grades 6-12.
We want to welcome you back in style as we sing, dance and snack to celebrate your first day of school! Learn more about the Teen Room and the Library, and make plans to join us after school all year. Call 862-0135.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

MAKE-ing a Difference - Library Center
6:00 pm for grades 6-12.
Looking for ways to get volunteer hours this summer? Are you crafty and like to help out in the community? We need awesome teens to help us make a difference this summer. Each month we will create something super to benefit a different organization in our area. Materials and snacks will be provided. Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30 pm to 6:30 pm 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, August 20, 2015

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events! Call 742-4258.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Teen Friday Night: Reverse Pictionary - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
Ever played Pictionary? What about Reverse Pictionary? Draw and figure out what it is you're creating while your teammates supply descriptions. Call 865-1340.

Monday, August 24, 2015

"The Water Castle" - Republic Branch Library
4:00 pm for grades 4-6.
By Megan Frazer Blakemore. Call 732-7284.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

"I am the Weapon" - Willard Branch Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for grades 9-12.
By Allen Zadoff. Call 742-4258.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Teen Thursday - Willard Branch Library
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for age 13-grade 12.
If it's Thursday afternoon at the Willard Branch, it's Teen Thursday! Stop by for games, crafts and movies (rated PG-13 or under) and special events! Call 742-4258.
Meet the 3-D Printer - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm in the basement meeting room for grades 6-12.
Need a new part for your Batmobile? Print it out! 3-D printing is happening right now at the Library. In this demonstration, the Library’s own MakerBot Replicator 2 will print a 3-D object right before your eyes. Call 862-0135.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Boredom Busters - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 pm for grades 6-12.
Beat the summer heat with Minute to Win It challenges, parlor games and crafts. Snacks provided. Call 862-0135.
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Frisco room for grades 6-12.
If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. Call 865-1340.