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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Teen Writers/Artists Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Confidence Code - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades 4-6.
It's not always easy being a girl! Enjoy a different craft each week as we talk about beauty, friendship, social media, bullying and more. We'll also try some fun, artistic and creative journal methods. Materials will be provided.
Wacky Art Wednesdays - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Materials will be provided. Bad Art Afternoon. We’ll provide the art supplies, you supply the bad art.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Songwriting Workshop - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished songwriter or just starting, learn about songwriting from Library staff members Joe Misterovich and Molly Beck. Bring an instrument along with a song, poem, or idea you’ve been thinking about. We'll share our songs, offer feedback and work together to write a song.
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, February 26, 2019

Cardboard Crew - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 8-12.
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 Writers/Artists Guild - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Get inspiration and support from fellow writers and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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, March 1, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.
Library Squad - Library Center
6-8 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 want to attend.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Board Game Afternoon - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Forget Monopoly, try your hand at some not-so-classic board games such as King of Tokyo or Codenames. Games and snacks will be provided.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Club Awesome: Graphic Novel Book Club - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Want to create your own graphic novel or just love reading them? Join local graphic novelists Maia and Luna Cooper, authors and illustrators of "Champions of Erendil," to learn what it takes to create a graphic novel and get answers to your questions about the process.

Friday, March 8, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Book & Movie Jam - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
Bring in a book of the same genre as the advertised movie. We’ll chat about our books and watch a PG-13-rated movie. Snacks will be provided. Anime: "Metropolis".

Friday, March 15, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. Disney Karaoke. Pick a favorite Disney song and sing your heart out.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.
Songwriting Workshop - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished songwriter or just starting, learn about songwriting from Library staff member Joe Misterovich. Bring an instrument along with a song, poem or idea you've been thinking about. We'll share our songs, offer feedback and work together to write a song. A Sample the Arts event.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for age 14-grade 12.
Anime fans unite! Join us each month for anime, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats.
The Council - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
We're looking for new members to join our crew of teens who volunteer, provide input on programming ideas and have fun together! Snacks will be provided.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Open Mic Night - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Are you a poet, musician or writer? Want to hear the creative talents of other teens? Share and enjoy the work of your peers at our Open Mic Night.
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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.
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 for games and special activities just for teens.

Friday, March 29, 2019

BBB Car Care Day for Teens - Library Center
12:30-2:30 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 9-12.
Learn basic car maintenance, how to do an oil change and other important skills you need to know through hands-on demonstrations and presentations provided by local leaders in the automotive industry and the Better Business Bureau.
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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.
Coffee House Poetry Afternoon - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
4:30-6 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Share a poem, either your own or one from your favorite poet, in celebration of National Poetry Month. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
Library Squad - Library Center
6-8 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 want to attend.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Get Lost in Mythology - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Get lost in Ancient Greek mythology with "Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas," not rated. This anime film follows three childhood friends who become locked in a battle to save the world.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.

Friday, April 5, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

"Mario Kart" Wii Tournament - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Test your skill against others as you compete in our "Mario Kart" tournament. Prizes will be awarded.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.
Book & Movie Jam - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
Bring in a book of the same genre as the advertised movie. We’ll chat about our books and watch a PG-13-rated movie. Snacks will be provided. High School: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off".

Friday, April 12, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Monday, April 15, 2019

World Art Week - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate World Art Day all week with a different project each day. Materials will be provided, including a take-home component to share with your family. A Sample the Arts event. Found Object Art.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.
World Art Week - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate World Art Day all week with a different project each day. Materials will be provided, including a take-home component to share with your family. A Sample the Arts event. Tape Sculpture.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Otaku Club - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for age 14-grade 12.
Anime fans unite! Join us each month for anime, rated TV-14 or under, and Asian treats.
The Council - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
We're looking for new members to join our crew of teens who volunteer, provide input on programming ideas and have fun together! Snacks will be provided.
World Art Week - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate World Art Day all week with a different project each day. Materials will be provided, including a take-home component to share with your family. A Sample the Arts event. Mobile Making.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

World Art Week - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate World Art Day all week with a different project each day. Materials will be provided, including a take-home component to share with your family. A Sample the Arts event. Origami.
Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.

Friday, April 19, 2019

World Art Week - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate World Art Day all week with a different project each day. Materials will be provided, including a take-home component to share with your family. A Sample the Arts event. String Art.
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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. Celebrate your Studio Ghibli favorites with crafts, games, trivia and snacks based on the films you love such as "Kiki's Delivery Service" and "My Neighbor Totoro." Tea will be provided.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Economics for Success - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room for grades 6-12.
Explore your skills, interests, values and the world of work to help you make informed education, career and life decisions, and develop your knowledge of personal finance. Presented by Rebecca Saunders from Junior Achievement and Patricia Deck from Community Partnership of the Ozarks.
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 for games and special activities just for teens.

Friday, April 26, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Illustration Station: Afternoon Artist in Residence Workshop - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
1:30-4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Love to draw and paint? This workshop is for you! Artist-illustrator Tori Hererra will provide drawing and painting demonstrations with an emphasis on illustration. You'll get to complete an original piece of art during the workshop. Materials will be provided. A Sample the Arts event. Registration starts April 15; call 616-0703

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Writers and Artists 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 and artists each week as you create and share your works.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

"Godzilla" - Fair Grove Branch Library
3-5 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
Celebrate Earth Day by watching "Godzilla"defend our planet, rated PG-13, 2014.

Friday, May 3, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided. "Star Wars" Night! Celebrate with crafts and activities. Cosplay welcome.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Library Squad - Library Center
6-8 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 want to attend.

Friday, May 10, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Council - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
We're looking for new members to join our crew of teens who volunteer, provide input on programming ideas and have fun together! Snacks will be provided.

Friday, May 17, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Book & Movie Jam - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for age 13-grade 12.
Bring in a book of the same genre as the advertised movie. We’ll chat about our books and watch a PG-13-rated movie. Snacks will be provided. Comedy: "Dumb and Dumber".

Friday, May 24, 2019

Stress-free Mini-gardening - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grade 6-12.
Feeling stressed and need a new way to relax? Enjoy gardening but don't have the space? Create a mini-garden of your own to take home. Materials will be provided. Registration starts May 10; call 616-0526
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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

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 for games and special activities just for teens.

Friday, May 31, 2019

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, crafts and special events. Materials will be provided.