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Teen Programs

  • Introduction to Knitting
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Adults & Teens. Join staff from Three Bags Full and learn the basics of knitting. Yarn and needles provided. Registration is limited and required.

  • Summer Paper Quilling
    Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Adults & Teens. Paper quilling is the art of rolling strips of paper and pinching or arranging the coils or strips into shapes and designs. Learn techniques by creating fun summer designs - even something for Father's Day!

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Catapult Challege
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - TBD

  • DIY Etched Drinking Glass
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Ages 16 and up. We’ll show you how to chemically etch a design onto a drinking glass! Materials provided.

  • Mocha & More: In Real Life (grades 6-12)
    Friday, June 26, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role-playing game where she spends most of her free time. But things become complicated when she befriends a gold farmer, Raymond, a teen in China who is also playing the game, but for him, it’s a job, and his working conditions are unsafe. Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's real livelihood is at stake.

    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.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!

    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Catapult Challege
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - TBD

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Cup Stacking Challenge
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - Catapult Challenge

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Cup Stacking Challenge
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - Catapult Challenge