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TEENS

Today's Board of Trustees meeting has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The meeting has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Strafford Branch Library.

The Library Station will delay opening until 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23, so the staff may attend the funeral of a longtime coworker.

All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. See all holiday hours.

Programs for Teens - Library Center

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

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Film Workshop Series - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Learn what it takes to write a script, prepare for a video shoot and record from Library staff member Taryn Westphale. Part I: Visual Storytelling and Screenwriting 101. Learn the importance of storytelling and what makes an engaging video as you view and discuss examples. Bring your ideas or inspiration for your own stories .

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Stomp Rocket Challenge - Library Center
2 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
The sky's the limit as we design and launch our own stomp rockets and learn what it takes to propel, target and track them. Materials will be provided.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Film Workshop Series - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Learn what it takes to write a script, prepare for a video shoot and record from Library staff member Taryn Westphale. Part II: Pre-Production. Learn what it takes to go from script to screen, and how to prepare for a fun and effective video shoot. Share your progress from the previous session with other participants.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Programming and Robotics - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Interested in programming, robot building or interactive game design? Work with our STEAM toys to build and program space-themed projects using Quirkbots, Micro:bits and more!

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Film Workshop Series - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Learn what it takes to write a script, prepare for a video shoot and record from Library staff member Taryn Westphale. Part III: Film Production. Lights, camera, action! Learn basic video techniques and film set protocol while working with other participants, film portions of your own story and learn about library resources that can help with future projects.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Mural Workshop with Amy-Beth Rice - Library Center
6 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 6-12.
Memphis-based artist, muralist and educator Amy-Beth Rice will guide participants in the creation of a small mural with a community-focused theme to be displayed at the Library Center. Materials will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration starts June 17; call 616-0526

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Galactic Spray Paint Art - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Artist Taylor Hopkins will demonstrate how to use spray paint to create works of art, then create your own galactic art. Materials will be provided. Registration starts July 1; call 882-0714

Saturday, July 20, 2019

DIY Cosplay Workshop - Library Center
2-4 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 4-8.
Want to dress up as your favorite character? This interactive workshop will cover the basics of cosplay, creating an ensemble from household items and thrift store finds and more. You're welcome to bring a project to work on and start prepping for LibraryCon on August 17.
DIY Cosplay Workshop - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the auditorium for grades 9-12.
Want to dress up as your favorite character? This interactive workshop will cover the basics of cosplay, creating an ensemble from household items and thrift store finds and more. You're welcome to bring a project to work on and start prepping for LibraryCon on August 17.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Horror Board Game Night - Library Center
6-8 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Enjoy a night of thrills and chills with horror-themed board games One Night Ultimate Werewolf and Betrayal at House on the Hill. A Summer Scares event.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Build a Mars Rover - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-6.
Using our STEAM toys, work together to build a Mars Rover fit to explore the red planet! Each team will have a chance to show off their creation while learning to think and solve problems like NASA scientists. Registration starts July 15; call 882-0714