Teen Programming

Teen Book Club
The Teen Book Club will met on Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Our Teen Librarian will read aloud with the teens and discuss the chapters they've finished reading.  Each teen who attends will get to keep a free copy of their book, and they'll begin a brand new book every two weeks.  Best part:  no homework!
  • August 9, 16, & 23:  Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
  • September 6, 13, & 20:  The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • October 4, 11, & 18:  The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

Tween Book Club
On Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. our Teen Librarian will read a book aloud with the tweens and discuss the chapters they've finished reading.  Each tween who attends will get to keep a free copy of the book.  The tween group starts a brand new book every two weeks, so keep an eye out for our latest books:
  • August 7, 14, & 21:  Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
  • September 11, 18, & 25:  Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  • October 23:  Gilda Joyce:  Psychic Investigator by Jennifer Allison

Special Teen & Tween Events
Our teens and tweens will also have the opportunity to participate in special events throughout the fall!  Here's our current roster of events:
  • August 28:  Tween Painting Party (3:30 p.m.)
  • August 30:  Teen Painting Party (4:30 p.m.)
  • September 27:  Movie Feature:  The Outsiders (4:30 p.m.)
  • October 2:  Movie Feature:  Hugo (3:30 p.m.)
  • October 25:  Teen Escape Room (4:30 p.m.)
  • October 30:  Tween Escape Room (3:30 p.m.)

Anime Club
Beginning August 9, the teens will have a chance to join our brand new Anime Club on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  We'll watch two episodes from an anime each week and devour Japanese snacks.  Each anime will be rated TV-14.
  • August:  Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
  • September:  Fruits Basket
  • October:  Blue Exorcist

Purely Poetry
We'll also have "Purely Poetry" available on Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Teens and tweens can discover more about poetry, artwork, and culture, and they can learn how to express themselves through poetry.  Submitted poems will be displayed in the library and participants have a chance to win a $20 gift card from Blackbird Bakery!  A new winner is chosen each month.

Board Games
The Teen Library is offering board games from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.  Come play the library's collection of board games with other teens!  Oh, and don't forget that the first Saturday of each month is teens/seniors day, so bring your grandparents to play board games with you at the library on June 3, July 1, and August 5.  All other Saturdays are reserved to teens and tweens.

Open Gaming
On Saturdays, the Teen Space will feature open gaming for teens and tweens and everyone in between.  Any time from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. feel free to use the library's Nintendo Wii U, XBOX 360, or, if you're feeling old school, check out some of our board games.

Teen Coloring
If you're a fan of relaxing afternoons and coloring, then join us for Teen Coloring on Sundays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  We'll provide advanced coloring sheets, markers, pencils, and more; just show up, relax, and hang out!

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