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TEENS

The south entrance to the Library Station parking lot will be closed September 11-17 due to MoDOT sidewalk construction. The entrances north of the bus stop remain open.

Programs for Teens - Library Center

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

"Umbrella Academy" Celebration - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 6-12.
Celebrate the Hargreeves siblings' 30th birthday as you geek out with fellow fans over "Umbrella Academy"-themed trivia, crafts and more. Costumes welcome!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Pumpkin Dissection - Library Center
1:30 p.m. in the auditorium for grade 4-8.
Learn about pumpkins and have fun taking one apart, then make a "forever" rock-o-lantern to keep. Materials will be provided. Registration starts September 23; call 882-0714

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Watch With Pride: LGBTQ+ Movie & Make-and-Take - Library Center
7-9 p.m. in the auditorium for teens age 13 and older and adults.
Prepare for Pridefest with crafting and a movie! Watch "Kinky Boots," rated PG-13, while crafting colorful bling and accessories to wear to the Greater Ozarks Pridefest on October 12 in downtown Springfield. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, October 17, 2019


Read With Pride: LGBTQ+ Book Club
- Library Center
6 p.m. in the Harrison Room for teens age 13 and older and adults.
Celebrate LGBT Pride with a discussion about "Picture Us in the Light" by Kelly Loy Gilbert.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Makey Makey-ing Music - Library Center
6 p.m. in the Story Hour Room for grades 4-8.
Did you ever think you could control your computer with a banana? Or make a functional keyboard with a pencil and paper? With the Makey Makey you can do all this and more! Try your hand at building some fun music-making projects with the Library’s STEAM toys.

Tuesday, November 12, 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.