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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Friday, November 15, 2019

Donut Be Ungrateful - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Count your blessings as well as the fun in this donut-themed day of eating, crafting and creating. Decorate edible donuts, plush donuts, paper donuts and perler bead donuts. All round ideas welcome! Materials will be provided.
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. Build A Better Book. Learn about engineering for accessibility: Design a tactile adaptation of a fable that kids who are blind or visually impaired can read.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Writer's Cafe - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished writer or just starting out, bring a story idea or poem you've been thinking about and get inspiration and support from fellow writers. Snacks will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tabletop Tapas: One-Shot Role-Playing Sessions - Republic Branch Library
3-6 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Want to play a tabletop role-playing game but don’t know how? Learn a new game or play an old favorite and take home some tools to set up your own recurring game! Ironsworn.
Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, November 22, 2019

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 8-12.
A Dungeons & Dragons adventure awaits you at the library. No previous game experience required.
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. Together Breakfast. Sample "Steven Universe"-style breakfast foods along with other themed activities. Cosplay welcome! Food and beverages will be provided.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Dice, Dice Baby - Fair Grove Branch Library
2-4 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Love role playing? Jump into adventure games like Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop modules.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

'Tween STEAM Sundays - Library Center
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-6.
Create and learn at your own pace with a variety of STEAM toys and gadgets. Materials will be provided.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Teen Night Hangout - Library Center
6:30 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Hang out, make crafts, talk about books and get a chance to read and review new titles.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, December 6, 2019

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Reindeer Games - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-5:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Warm up with some reindeer games.
Teen Night - 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, December 9, 2019

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

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

Friday, December 13, 2019

Teen Night - 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. Nightmare Before Christmas Party: Watch Tim Burton's classic "The Nightmare Before Christmas," rated PG, and create a Burton-esque Frankentoy to take home .

Monday, December 16, 2019

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Writer's Cafe - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished writer or just starting out, bring a story idea or poem you've been thinking about and get inspiration and support from fellow writers. Snacks will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, December 20, 2019

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Teen Night - 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, December 26, 2019

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Teen Night - 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. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate as you watch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," rated PG, 2000 .

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, January 3, 2020

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Bilbo PAPERbaggins - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-5:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Celebrate epic storytelling and worldbuilding on JRR Tolkien Day by taking a guided video tour of Minecraft Middle Earth while you unlock your inner puppet master. We'll make puppets and learn how to create our own epic adventures using a variety of puppet techniques. Materials will be provided.
Teen Night - 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. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate as you watch "Smallfoot," rated PG .

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Epic Art - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
3 p.m. for grades 7-12.
Get creative with string pull and geode painting and a collaborative sculpture. Prepare to get messy! Registration starts December 16; call 883-1974

Sunday, January 5, 2020

'Tween STEAM Sundays - Library Center
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-6.
Create and learn at your own pace with a variety of STEAM toys and gadgets. Materials will be provided.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Teen Night Hangout - Library Center
6:30 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Hang out, make crafts, talk about books and get a chance to read and review new titles. DIY Touch-Screen Gloves. Tired of taking off your gloves to use your smartphone? Convert your gloves into touch-screen gloves using conductive thread! Gloves and materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own gloves to modify. Registration starts December 26; call 616-0526

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Willy Wonka and Hot Chocolate Creations - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Cozy up for DIY hot chocolate as we spend the afternoon watching the classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," rated G.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

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

Friday, January 10, 2020

Teen Night - 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, January 13, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Winter Dot Painting - Willard Branch Library
4 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-9.
Need help fighting off cabin fever? Join our dot painting party and create your own work of art using a variety of alternative paint brushes. Materials will be provided; seating is limited. Registration starts January 2; call 742-4258

Friday, January 17, 2020

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Teen Night - 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. Go back in time with a night of kindergarten activities including finger painting, shaving cream fun and more .

Sunday, January 19, 2020

DIY Touch-Screen Gloves - Library Center
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-6.
Tired of taking off your winter gloves to use your smartphone? Convert your regular gloves into touch-screen gloves using conductive thread! Gloves and materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own gloves to modify. Registration starts January 6; call 616-0526

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Writer's Cafe - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished writer or just starting out, bring a story idea or poem you've been thinking about and get inspiration and support from fellow writers. Snacks will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Tabletop Tapas: One-Shot Role-Playing Sessions - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Want to play a tabletop role-playing game but don’t know how? Learn a new game or play an old favorite and take home some tools to set up your own recurring game! The Quiet Year.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Teen Night - 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, January 27, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Gearing Up for Learning - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Need help with school? Learn about the Library's online resources and homework helpers.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Registration starts January 6; call 862-0135
Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Teen Night - 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, February 2, 2020

'Tween STEAM Sundays - Library Center
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-6.
Create and learn at your own pace with a variety of STEAM toys and gadgets. Materials will be provided.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Teen Night Hangout - Library Center
6:30 p.m. in the teen area for grades 6-12.
Hang out, make crafts, talk about books and get a chance to read and review new titles. Girl Power Comics. Celebrate girl power and your favorite female superheroes with crafts and activities. Materials will be provided.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, February 7, 2020

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Better in a Letter - Fair Grove Branch Library
4-5:30 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Have you told your friend how much you appreciate them lately? Stop by on National Send a Card to a Friend Day and make a 3D card for your friend using pop-ups or perler beads. Materials will be provided.
Teen Night - 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, February 10, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

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

Friday, February 14, 2020

Teen Night - 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. Alone on Valentine's Day? Make your own pokey felt friend who will love you forever.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Writer's Cafe - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Whether you're an accomplished writer or just starting out, bring a story idea or poem you've been thinking about and get inspiration and support from fellow writers. Snacks will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Art for All - Strafford Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Not an artist? Not a problem! Twice a month we'll provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity during this open art program.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Friday, February 21, 2020

D&D: Campaign - Willard Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the community room for all ages.
Join us for the beginning of our D&D adventure. No previous game experience required.
Teen Night - 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, February 24, 2020

Martial Arts Mondays - Fair Grove Branch Library
noon-4 p.m. for age 13 and older.
Bring a bag lunch to snack on while we vote for and watch a martial arts double feature, rated PG-13 or under.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Arts and Crafts Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
We'll explore a new form of art or create a new craft each week. Materials will be provided.

Elevator under reconstruction; call 862-0135 or ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Tabletop Tapas: One-Shot Role-Playing Sessions - Republic Branch Library
3:30-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Want to play a tabletop role-playing game but don’t know how? Learn a new game or play an old favorite and take home some tools to set up your own recurring game! Honey Heist.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Teen Night - 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.