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TEENS

Programs for Teens

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Harry Potter Yule Ball, Library-Style - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Put on your favorite Harry Potter wear and join us for an afternoon of themed games, music, snacks and more. We'll draw from the Sorting Hat to determine which house you belong in at this celebration of all things Harry Potter!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
"Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas," rated PG Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn. Snacks are welcome.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Bring a book to gift to another and leave with a "new-to-you" book, then talk about your favorite books, do book-themed crafts and eat snacks. Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for ‘tweens.

Friday, December 22, 2017

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.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, December 29, 2017

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, December 30, 2017

New Year's Eve Eve Cosplay Ball - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
6:30-8 p.m. for grades 8-12.
Bring your friends and flaunt your fandom as we take over the library. We’ll have an escape room, dancing, trivia and more! Participants must be signed in by a guardian by 6:30 p.m. and picked up by 8 p.m. Participants may not leave before 8 p.m. without a parent or guardian.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Tech Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
Take your knowledge of computer language and game programming to the next level by mastering Python code with help from "CodeCombat." Vanquish your friends as you compete to get through the labyrinth first and gain confidence in writing valid code. Laptops will be provided or you may bring your own
What's Up Wednesday? - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
You never know what might happen on Wednesdays in the Teen Room! Will it be silly experiments, a Karaoke contest or the Chocolate Olympics? Join us each week for a surprise activity. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Anime Night. Meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Library Squad. Come and chat about your favorite books and movies and play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

What's Up Wednesday? - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
You never know what might happen on Wednesdays in the Teen Room! Will it be silly experiments, a Karaoke contest or the Chocolate Olympics? Join us each week for a surprise activity. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Teen Craft Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Collage art Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, January 12, 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, January 16, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Comic Mania. Talk about your favorite comic books, manga and anime, then show off your anime drawing skills with a fun activity. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

What's Up Wednesday? - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
You never know what might happen on Wednesdays in the Teen Room! Will it be silly experiments, a Karaoke contest or the Chocolate Olympics? Join us each week for a surprise activity. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cupcake Wars - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 4-12.
Competitive in the kitchen? Creative with frosting? Bring your friends and try to best one another in the ultimate cupcake showdown. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 4-8.
Comic Mania. Talk about your favorite comic books, manga and anime, then show off your anime drawing skills with a fun activity. Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for ‘tweens.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Winter Wonderland. Warm up with some hot chocolate, games and wintry activities If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

What's Up Wednesday? - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
You never know what might happen on Wednesdays in the Teen Room! Will it be silly experiments, a Karaoke contest or the Chocolate Olympics? Join us each week for a surprise activity. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
"The Princess and the Frog," rated G Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn. Snacks are welcome.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Knittervention - Republic Branch Library
6 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Love to knit or want to learn how? Beginners can learn how to knit a scarf or other small project. Experienced knitters are welcome to bring a project to work on or start a new one with us. We'll knit together and enjoy refreshments. Bring your own supplies or use those provided.

Friday, January 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, January 30, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Anime Club. Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What's Up Wednesday? - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
You never know what might happen on Wednesdays in the Teen Room! Will it be silly experiments, a Karaoke contest or the Chocolate Olympics? Join us each week for a surprise activity. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Discover the Wonders of the World! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 3-6.
Learn about wonders of the world and those that discovered them with activities that celebrate the lives and adventures of famous explorers.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Anime Night. Meet fellow anime fans, watch your favorite shows, rated TV-13 or under, and geek out If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Escape From Hogwarts - Library Center
1-3 p.m. in the meeting rooms A and B for grades 6-8.
Discover the world of sorcerers and magic as you explore the castle and figure out secret codes and clues to solve puzzles and rescue everyone from Hogwarts. Registration starts January 22; call 616-0526
Escape From Hogwarts - Library Center
4-6 p.m. in the meeting rooms A and B for grades 9-12.
Discover the world of sorcerers and magic as you explore the castle and figure out secret codes and clues to solve puzzles and rescue everyone from Hogwarts. Registration starts January 22; call 616-0526

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Harrison Room for grades 6-12.
Library Squad. Come and chat about your favorite books and movies and play games with friends. Earn volunteer credit by helping plan library events that you want to attend. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Tech Teens - Fair Grove Branch Library
3:15-5 p.m. for grades 5-12.
We'll finish up our coding fun with a robot build-off. Make something cute, useful or funny, or build a battlebot (combat robot) and go for the win

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Discover the Wonders of the World! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 3-6.
Learn about wonders of the world and those that discovered them with activities that celebrate the lives and adventures of famous explorers.
After-School Movie - Republic Branch Library
3-5:30 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Relax after school by watching "The LEGO Batman Movie," rated PG, at the library. Snacks will be provided
Teen Craft Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
Heart string art Work on a different craft with your friends each month. Materials will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Teen Friday Nights - Library Station
6-8 p.m. in the Frisco Room for grades 6-12.
Role Playing Game Night: Learn about tabletop role playing games and let your imagination be your guide as you embark on an epic quest without ever leaving the library If it's Friday night, there's something going on at the Station just for teens.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Retro Game Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Try your hand at some of the great board games your parents loved, including "Sorry," "Battleship," "Scrabble," "Clue" and more. Games and retro-snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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.
Retro Game Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Try your hand at some of the great board games your parents loved, including "Sorry," "Battleship," "Scrabble," "Clue" and more. Games and retro-snacks will be provided.
Anti-Valentine's Day - Strafford Branch Library
3:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Love is a mystery this Valentine's Day. Join us for murder-mystery fun as you use your sleuthing skills in a life-sized game of "Clue" and enjoy anti-Valentine's Day treats.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. for grades 6-12.
If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Retro Game Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Try your hand at some of the great board games your parents loved, including "Sorry," "Battleship," "Scrabble," "Clue" and more. Games and retro-snacks will be provided.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Discover the Wonders of the World! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 3-6.
Learn about wonders of the world and those that discovered them with activities that celebrate the lives and adventures of famous explorers.
Retro Game Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Try your hand at some of the great board games your parents loved, including "Sorry," "Battleship," "Scrabble," "Clue" and more. Games and retro-snacks will be provided.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.
Club Awesome! - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Fan Fiction. Do you enjoy writing fan fiction? Bring samples of your own fan fiction for sharing and feedback, then talk about your favorite books and fan fiction, and make buttons for your favorite fandom. Materials will be provided. Join us the third Thursday of every month for activities just for ‘tweens.
"Mario Kart" Wii Tournament - Republic Branch Library
6:30-8 p.m. in the community room for grades 4-8.
Are you the best at "Mario Kart"? Show off your banana-peel dodging and green shell-throwing skills as you race your friends to become the "Mario Kart" Wii champion!

Friday, February 16, 2018

Retro Game Afternoons - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
3:30-5 p.m. in the Teen Room for grades 6-12.
Try your hand at some of the great board games your parents loved, including "Sorry," "Battleship," "Scrabble," "Clue" and more. Games and retro-snacks 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.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Bookcycling Art - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
2 p.m. for grades 6-12.
Turn books into art as we repurpose old books into mobiles, shadow boxes and more. Materials will be provided.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Fan Fiction. Do you enjoy writing fan fiction? Bring samples of your own fan fiction for sharing and feedback, then talk about your favorite books and fan fiction, and make buttons for your favorite fandom. Materials will be provided. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Discover the Wonders of the World! - Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
11 a.m. in the Teen Room for grades 3-6.
Learn about wonders of the world and those that discovered them with activities that celebrate the lives and adventures of famous explorers.
Teen Movie Thursdays - Willard Branch Library
3-5 p.m. in the community room for grades 6-12.
"Everything, Everything," rated PG-13 Join us for a movie, rated PG-13 and under, and popcorn. Snacks are welcome.
Board Up & Game On! - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
4-6 p.m. for grades 6-8.
Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the Teen Department! Each session will feature a different board game, but we’ll have lots of other board, card and video games available for free play.

Friday, February 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.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sunday Cram - Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
5-8 p.m. for grades 9-12.
Bring your study buddies for an exclusive after-hours cram session. We’ll provide the Mountain Dew®, Oreos® and Doritos® -- you provide the books!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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.
Teen Tuesdays - Library Center
6-7:30 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Anime Club. Anime fans, unite! Join us every month for an anime showing rated TV-13 or under. If it's Tuesday night, there's something going on at the Library Center for teens! Play games, talk about your favorite fandom and take part in other special activities.