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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 9-12.
If it’s Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! De-Stress Session. Take a break from school to unwind while you sing your favorite Disney songs with Disney Karaoke, make your own slime and design calming bottles to help you through the school year. Materials will be provided.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Extraordinary Oreo Test - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 4-12.
Bring your taste buds and prepare for an Oreo showdown as we sample different varieties and rank them.

Friday, August 24, 2018

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. Stop in weekly for games and crafts, in addition to special events. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Teen Thursday - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at the Republic Branch Library for games and special activities just for teens.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens! Materials will be provided. Ever wanted to visit Camp Half-Blood? Join our quest to find out what it would be like to be a demi-god .

Friday, August 31, 2018

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. Stop in weekly for games and crafts, in addition to special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
Library Squad - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Chat about your favorite books and movies. Play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you will attend.

Friday, September 7, 2018

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 10, 2018

Mondays Made - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Make your Monday with a new craft each month. Materials will be provided. Food Made. Bring your friends and team up to build a world monument out of edible ingredients. One team will be declared the winner.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. Book Club: Percy Jackson Series.

Friday, September 14, 2018

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. Bad Art Night: Not an artist? Not a problem! Let your creative side be silly as you create the worst art possible.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting 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 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 9-12.
Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Council - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
We want you! The Schweitzer Brentwood Branch wants your input on services for kids and teens, plus you earn volunteer hours. Fill out an application at this information session and learn how you can help us plan and implement programs and displays for 'tweens and teens at our branch. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, September 21, 2018

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.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Hobbit Day - Willard Branch Library
11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the community room for age 13 and older.
Celebrate Hobbit Day with elevenses snacks and melted bead crafts as you watch "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Teen Thursday - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at the Republic Branch Library for games and special activities just for teens.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. STEAM 'Tween: Percy Jackson. Enjoy book-themed STEAM activities as you create something from Percy Jackson's world .

Friday, September 28, 2018

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.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Harry Potter LARP - Library Center
10 a.m. in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Now's your chance! Develop your character and go on a year one adventure with our Harry Potter-themed live action role playing game. Costumes welcome! Harry Potter event. Registration starts September 22; call 616-0526
Harry Potter LARP - Library Center
2 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 9-12.
Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Now's your chance! Develop your character and go on a year one adventure with our Harry Potter-themed live action role playing game. Costumes welcome! Harry Potter event. Registration starts September 22; call 616-0526

Monday, October 1, 2018

Mondays Made - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Make your Monday with a new craft each month. Materials will be provided. Space Made. Celebrate World Space Week 2018, Oct. 4-10, by creating galaxy silhouettes or sun catchers .

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
Library Squad - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Chat about your favorite books and movies. Play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you will attend.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Escape from Hogwarts - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Bring your love of ciphers and puzzles and test your knowledge of the wizarding world. How long will it take you to solve the mystery and unlock the solution? Harry Potter event.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Making Sense of Money - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 9-12.
Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks will teach you about earnings, savings, investing, budgeting, credit and more. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, October 5, 2018

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 9, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
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're showcasing our local teen writers, artists and other creative talents! Come to the Teen Room and share your works with your peers or chill out and listen. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided. Join us when you can, leave when you must.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Making Sense of Money - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 9-12.
Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks will teach you about earnings, savings, investing, budgeting, credit and more. Snacks will be provided.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. Book Club: Wings of Fire Series.

Friday, October 12, 2018

"Love, Simon" Viewing and Discussion - Library Center
6-9 p.m. in the auditorium for age 13-adult.
Watch "Love, Simon," rated PG-13, and join the related activities.
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 16, 2018

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting 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 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 9-12.
Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Making Sense of Money - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 9-12.
Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks will teach you about earnings, savings, investing, budgeting, credit and more. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, October 19, 2018

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. An Evening of Creepypasta: Celebrate the strange and weird as we talk about urban legends, make our own creepypasta characters, and share our favorite stories.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.
"Kingdom of Ash" Release Party - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the finale of the Throne of Glass series with trivia, crafts and games.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Making Sense of Money - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 9-12.
Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks will teach you about earnings, savings, investing, budgeting, credit and more. Snacks will be provided.
Teen Thursday - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at the Republic Branch Library for games and special activities just for teens.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. STEAM 'Tween: Wings of Fire. Enjoy book-themed STEAM activities as you create something from the world of Wings of Fire .

Friday, October 26, 2018

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 30, 2018

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

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Making Sense of Money - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 9-12.
Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks will teach you about earnings, savings, investing, budgeting, credit and more. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, November 2, 2018

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, November 5, 2018

Mondays Made - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Make your Monday with a new craft each month. Materials will be provided. Magazine Made. Use old magazines to create a variety of art items to spruce up your room or your notebook.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Library Squad - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Chat about your favorite books and movies. Play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you will attend.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Magical Beasts - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Stop by for some magical after-school fun and games, and leave with a Hagrid-approved miniature copy of "The Monster Book of Monsters" and a dragon egg. Guard both carefully! Harry Potter event.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

How to Get and Keep Your First Job - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Staff members from the Library's Human Resources Department will explain what they look for in a job application and resume, the expectations employers have once you are hired and answer your questions about the world of work. Snacks will be provided.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. Book Club: Harry Potter Series.

Friday, November 9, 2018

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. Quidditch: Gear up for the opening of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" with fellow Harry Potter fans, sip some butterbeer and learn how to play everyone's favorite wizarding game, Quidditch. Harry Potter event .

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Club Awesome! - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Join us every month for activities just for 'tweens. Materials will be provided. STEAM 'Tween: Harry Potter. Enjoy book-themed STEAM activities as you create something from the world of Harry Potter. Harry Potter event .

Friday, November 16, 2018

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.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Saturday Morning Cartoons - Willard Branch Library
10 a.m.-noon in the community room for all ages.
Wear some cozy pajamas, bring your breakfast and watch the 70s cartoon classic, "Scooby-Doo Meets the Globetrotters," not rated. Light snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting 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 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 9-12.
Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Friday, November 23, 2018

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 27, 2018

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Got DIY skills? Show them off and help us build play structures for library littles! Dress for a creative mess. Materials will be provided.
Teen Writer's Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers each week as you create, share and publish your works.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Teen Thursday - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at the Republic Branch Library for games and special activities just for teens.

Friday, November 30, 2018

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.