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Teen Programs

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in being a part of the TAB? We plan Teen programming, decorate the Loft, generate content for the website and help out with events while eating pizza and earning service hours! We meet in the Activity Room on the second Tuesday of nearly every month for an hour. Attendance at every meeting is not required, but we do hope you come to as many as you can!

  • Mocha & More: World War Z (grades 6-12)
    Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

    World War Z by Max Brooks

    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book. Heads up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.

  • Computer Hackers (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    It's not what you think. A hacker is someone who enjoys building, rebuilding, and modifying software; someone who enjoys testing limits and seeing what is possible. This is exactly what we are going to do using tiny computers called Arduino (ar-dwee-no) microcontrollers. We will program them to do a number of cool things using LED lights, circuits, sensors and maybe even lasers. This program is made possible by the generous donation from PotashCorp.

  • Teen Movie Afternoon: Divergent - PG-13 (Grades 6-12)
    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for an afternoon at the movies! We’ll be watching Divergent in the Activity Room in the Youth Services Department. Popcorn's on us! Heads up: This movie is rated PG-13

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Advisory Board Meeting #3
    Finals may be months away, but it’s time to start some serious Finals Cafe planning. Let’s start thinking about the cafe dates, snacks, drinks, activities and desired study aids. We will also be deciding on which goodwill service activity to do for our holiday meeting. If you sponsor a particular cause or know of any service projects, let us know! As always, there will be pizza and soda.
    Tuesday, November 11, 5-6 p.m.

  • Mocha & More: The Selection (grades 6-12)
    Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Mocha & More Book Discussion: The Selection by Kiera Cass
    In a dystopian future, 35 young women are randomly selected to compete in the Selection, a reality TV competition to win the heart of Prince Maxon. In this caste-driven society, people are ranked from One (royalty) to Eight (untouchables), and poverty, famine, and ignorance are the fate of those ranked Six and below. America Singer, a Five, is one of the contestants but has no desire to become queen because she’s in love with Aspen, the Six next door. Drinks are on us and the first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk receive a free copy of the title.
    Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 7-12 grade.

  • Teen Tech - 3D Printing and Design (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Teen Tech - 3D Printing and Design
    Want to know how the library’s 3D printer works? Interested in learning how to use CAD (computer aided design) software to create your own original 3D projects? We’ll start with a 3D printing demo on the library’s MakerBot and then you’ll use Tinkercad to create your own designs.
    Saturday, March 22, 2-3:30 p.m., Interactive Classroom