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Teen Events

Teen Programs- Summer Reading 2019 "A Universe of Stories"!

Check Out Our Galactic Teen Summer Programs for Grades 6 - 12.  Click on the Title to RSVP and Learn More!

Pride Party:  Thursday, June 20th from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Celebrate Pride at the library! All are welcome- come hang out, enjoy snacks and music, and help create a new Equality poster for our teen space. Choose a pride-centered book to read this summer!

Teen Summer Kickoff Gameshow:  Wednesday, June 26,  from 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

Challenge your friends and play a game that's a cross between family feud and trivia! Brain Wash Game Shows is bringing lights, sounds and equipment so you will feel like you are on t.v. There will be PIZZA! The kickoff event is for grades 6 - 12 only, adults can pick up and drop off at the library.

Dungeons and Dragons:  Fridays, 3:15 - 5:15 pm

Grades 9 and up. Epic quests await teens who join our DnD club at the library! DnD features roleplaying, storytelling, on- the-spot strategic thinking, math skills, problem solving, and team work all rolled into one!

Save the World Teen Advisory Group:  Wednesday, July 3, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Get involved as a volunteer and help shape and plan library services for teens! During T.A.G. meetings come up with awesome ideas.

Be a Star Open Mic Night:  Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Sing, rap, play an instrument, read poetry, do comedy, let your talents shine or support your friends! Grades 6 - 12. Refreshments provided. Are you a comic fan? Do you like creating art? Come chat about comics or graphic novels and get started on your own project

Super Smash Ultimate Gaming Tournament:  Wednesday, August 21 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join the fun and play as your favorite character at the library's Summer Smash Tournament! Please note: This is a bracket style tournament- advance registration is required. Please show up promptly at 6:30 PM or before so your spot is not forfeited. Grades 6-12.

Raise the Grade:  Saturdays, July 20 - August 24 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grades 5 through 8. A series of free interactive workshops featuring practical knowledge and tasty treats. Parents and parental guardians are encouraged to attend with their child.

Out of This World Spelling Bee:  Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Have fun and test your spelling smarts at our summer space-themed spelling bee! Can you spell M-E-T-E-O-R? Prizes provided for winners.

Cosmic Harry Potter World:  Wednesday, July 31, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Celebrate Harry's birthday with games, snacks, and trivia! Come in costume if you wish.

Stellar Sewing Workshop:  Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Learn to sew and make your own cool star pillow! Supplies provided- space is limited, please register.

Comic Book Con:  Wednesday, August 14  7:00 - 8:30 pm

Check out the library's first-ever Comic Con! Talk about your favorite superhero books and movies, work on your own creative project, and enjoy comic related activities!

Edison Labs Presents: From Idea to Product:  Thursday, August 15  3:30 - 4:45 pm

Be a modern day Edison! Rangers from Edison Labs inspire attendees to make their own inventions, from idea to marketing.