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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

"Minecraft" Teen Tuesday - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Grab a friend and join us for an afternoon of "Minecraft"-themed fun. We'll play "Minecraft" and have other activities available for those who don't play. Materials will be provided. Call 742-4258
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 10, 2016

Meet the Masters - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Pablo Picasso: Learn about the co-founder of cubism and make a Picasso-style masterpiece. Get to know great artists and create your own masterpieces in our month-long art and art history program. Materials will be provided. Call 862-0135
X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 5-12 unless specified.
For age 13-grade 12. "Insurgent" Fan Frolic: Are you more brave, peaceful, selfless, intelligent or honest? Take the aptitude test and find out, then create your own buttons and temporary tattoos while you watch "Insurgent," rated PG-13. Materials and refreshments provided. Call 759-2637

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Take a Bite Out of Pi! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15-4:30 p.m. 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
I *Heart* Anti-Heroes Valentine Bash - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Show your love for Deadpool and other comic book anti-heroes by making valentines, treats and crafts inspired by your favorite rogue. Call 736-9233

Friday, February 12, 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, February 13, 2016

Un-Valentine's Day - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Tired of all the mushy romance? Rewrite the happily ever after with an angsty poetry slam, romance book rewrites, and the appreciation of being single, taken or just plain fabulous! Call 882-0714

Tuesday, February 16, 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
16-bit Pixel Art - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-8.
What can you do with thousands of tiny beads and lots of patience? Stop by for an evening of geeky crafts using fuse beads and take home something awesome. Materials will be provided. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Meet the Masters - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Leonardo da Vinci: Find out more about the Renaissance man and make your own da Vinci-style sculpture. Get to know great artists and create your own masterpieces in our month-long art and art history program. Materials will be provided. 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 18, 2016

Résumé Building Workshop - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Need help finding a job? A successful job hunt begins with a great résumé and we can help you get started. Staff from the Library's Edge Community Technology Center will give you pointers for building the perfect résumé, from start to finish. Call 742-4258
Take a Bite Out of Pi! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15-4:30 p.m. 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
Bad Art After School - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
"Poltergeist," rated PG Got an awful idea for some dreadful décor? All you need is bad taste and imagination to execute the worst art imaginable while a PG-rated cult classic plays for inspiration. Materials will be provided. Call 736-9233
Year of the Monkey Celebration - Republic Branch Library
6:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-12.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and ring in the Year of the Monkey with treats and Asian-inspired crafts. Materials will be provided. Call 732-7284

Friday, February 19, 2016

"Welcome to Night Vale" Podcast Listening Party - Brentwood Branch Library
4-5:30 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
Episode 19: The Sandstorm Parts A & B Are you among the "Night Vale" following? Listen to "Night Vale" episodes, eat themed snacks and work on secret art projects. Costumes are optional, but feel free to come as your favorite "Night Vale" character. Podcasts may contain mature content. Registration starts January 25 Call 616-0706
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
Coffee House Teen Night - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
We're celebrating you and your creativity! Share your works or just chill out during this special event showcasing our local teen writers, artists and other creative talents. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided. Call 865-1340

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Paper Plate Racers - Library Station
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Put your engineering skills to the test! We'll construct racers out of paper plates and other materials, then compete to see who can go farthest and fastest! Materials will be provided. Registration starts February 6 Call 616-0673

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

"Magic the Gathering" Tournament - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Gather with new and old friends as you test your skills in a battle of wits, strategy and magic. Bring your own cards for a chance to win your way to the top, where a prize of "Magic" will be waiting. Other activities will be available for those who don't want to play. Call 742-4258
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 24, 2016

Meet the Masters - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Claude Monet: Get to know the “plein-air” man and make your own landscape painting. Get to know great artists and create your own masterpieces in our month-long art and art history program. Materials will be provided. Call 862-0135

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Take a Bite Out of Pi! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:15-4:30 p.m. 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

Friday, February 26, 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, February 27, 2016

Plato's Closet Fashion Show - Brentwood Branch Library
2 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Nothing to wear? Join the fashion experts from Plato’s Closet as they show you how to shop your closet, choose secondhand clothing to take your look to the next level and accessorize on a budget. Feel free to bring clothes and accessories from your closet to get advice on putting it all together. Call 883-1974

Tuesday, March 1, 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

Thursday, March 3, 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, March 4, 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

Monday, March 7, 2016

Bodacious Bueller - Brentwood Branch Library
2:30-4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Start your spring break off right with a throwback to the 80s as we watch one of the best movies from the decade,"Ferris Bueller’s Day Off," rated PG. Big hair and leg warmers optional! Call 883-1974
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, March 8, 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

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the Library - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
noon-3 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Test your skills and enjoy some friendly competition with a "Mario Kart" tournament, "Minecraft" marathon and more! Call 862-0135

Thursday, March 10, 2016

'Tween Movie Break - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Need something fun to do during spring break? Watch "Descendants," not rated, with us and find out what the offspring of your favorite Disney villains are up to! Popcorn will be provided. Call 882-0714
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, March 11, 2016

Teen Tech Week: Battle of the YouTube Stars - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for age 13-grade 12.
What do the Disney Dudes and Good Mythical Morning have in common? They are YouTube sensations! Geek out over your favorite teen stars and their videos, rated PG and PG-13, with snacks and time for lots of debate. Call 882-0714
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12 unless specified.
Teen Tech Week: Make Speakers on the Cheap. Celebrate Teen Tech Week as we learn how to make speakers for your phone out of household items. Be sure to bring your cell phone loaded with your favorite music so we can test them out. If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Monday, March 14, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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, March 15, 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
Teen Art Club - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the meeting room A for grades 6-12.
Fantasy Art Brush up on your drawing skills at the library with help from local illustrators Jared George and Ryan Wheaton. All skill levels are welcome; materials will be provided. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, March 16, 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, March 17, 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, March 18, 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, March 19, 2016

The Science of Natural Disasters - Library Station
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Prepare to get a little messy as we explore the science behind natural disasters and do hands-on experiments with lemon volcanoes and hurricanes in a bottle. Registration starts March 1 Call 616-0673
"Minecraft" Saturday - Republic Branch Library
2-4 p.m. in the community room for grade 4-grade 12.
Grab a friend and join us for an afternoon of "Minecraft"-themed fun. We'll play "Minecraft" and have other activities available for those who don't play. Call 732-7284
Artsy Teens - Library Station
3 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Hang out with fellow artists and use our art supplies to work on projects and learn new techniques. For this meeting, meet in Teen Central and then stroll the library to sketch things from different angles and perspectives. Call 865-1340

Monday, March 21, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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, March 22, 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

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 5-12 unless specified.
Get Electrified! Design your own light-up, interactive artwork using LEDs, strips of aluminum tape and coin cell batteries. Materials will be provided. Call 759-2637
"Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" Launch Party - Strafford Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the newest addition to the DC Comics cinematic universe as you join Team Batman or Team Superman and compete against your rivals in superhero quests and put your brains to the test with challenges fit for the Riddler. Call 736-9233

Thursday, March 24, 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, March 25, 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, March 28, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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 Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. "Cinderella," rated PG, 2015. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, March 29, 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

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Peep Culinary Creations - Library Station
4 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Team up with your peers to create the best Peep dessert using the provided ingredients. Creations will be judged and a winner chosen at the end! Call 865-1340

Thursday, March 31, 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, April 1, 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

Monday, April 4, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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, April 5, 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

Thursday, April 7, 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, April 8, 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, April 9, 2016

A Murder in the Stacks - Library Center
6-8:30 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
There's been a murder in the library! It’s up to you to help solve this horrible crime using clues found in books, the library catalog and throughout the library. Work as a team or alone in this high stakes game full of fun and mayhem. Registration starts April 1 Call 882-0714

Monday, April 11, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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, April 12, 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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


"True Grit" Book Discussion for Teens
- Fair Grove Branch Library
4 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Join us for a special teen book discussion of "True Grit" by Charles Portis. Refreshments will be provided. A Big Read event. Call 759-2637

Thursday, April 14, 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, April 15, 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, April 16, 2016

Investigating the Titanic - Library Station
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
We'll use our critical thinking skills to discover how the unsinkable ship sank on April 15, 1912; experiment with mini icebergs and try to design our own unsinkable ships. Registration starts April 1 Call 616-0673
Artsy Teens - Library Station
3 p.m. in the Santa Fe Room for grades 6-12.
Hang out with fellow artists and use the provided art supplies to work on art projects and learn new techniques. Call 865-1340

Monday, April 18, 2016

Indie Comic Academy - Republic Branch Library
4-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 7-12.
Join indie comic artist and cartoonist Jared George for a six-week series as he walks you through the process of comic creation from story to finished project. Learn about the different types of comics while you work on your submission for the "Indie Comic Academy Anthology." It’s a drop-in class, so whether you attend one session or all six, your work will be included in the anthology. Call 732-7284
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, April 19, 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
Cosplay Club - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Want tips on how to make a fabulous costume? Then Cosplay Club is for you. Join us and special guest Brandon Lauthern from Eternal Armory and see how to make your costume con-worthy. Some materials will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own costumes to work on. Call 882-0714

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Make Trash into Treasure - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
In honor of Earth Day, flex your creative muscle by making crafts using all recycled materials. Materials will be provided. 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
Retro Game Night - Strafford Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Ready, Player One? Show off your gaming chops on systems old and new, make 8-bit art and enjoy sweet snacks! Call 736-9233

Thursday, April 21, 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
Coffee House Teen Night - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
5:30-7 p.m. for grades 6-12.
We're showcasing our local teen writers, artists and other creative talents! Share your works or just chill out during this special event in the Teen Room. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided. Call 862-0135

Friday, April 22, 2016

Upcycled Art - Brentwood Branch Library
3 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Be kind to the Earth and create an original piece of art using newspapers and other recyclables that you'll be proud to display in your room. Canvases and other materials will be provided. Registration starts April 12 Call 883-1974
Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12 unless specified.
For age 14-grade 12. Pajama Party! No need to look your best for this event, stay in your pajamas and come to the Library Station for snacks, cartoons, rated TV-14 or under, and party games! If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens. Call 865-1340

Monday, April 25, 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 Frisco Room for age 13-grade 12 .
Join us for a movie and popcorn every fourth Monday of the month. "Ant Man," rated PG-13. Call 865-1340

Tuesday, April 26, 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

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

X-Treme Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 5-12 unless specified.
"Minecraft": The Modern Frontier! Whether your world is a peaceful experience of creative building or a land of hardcore survival, grab your friendly mob and come play "Minecraft" with us. Call 759-2637

Thursday, April 28, 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, April 29, 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 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 illustrators Jared George and 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