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Teen Programs

  • Electronics Take Apart (grades 5-12)
    Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have you ever looked at your electronics and wondered how it’s built and why it works? Have you ever wanted to open it up and see what’s on the inside? Now’s your chance. Join us as we dismantle discarded electronics - computer towers, keyboards, mice, hard drives and anything else we can get our hands on. All safety precautions will be followed!

  • 3D Printing and Design (grades 3-8)
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 3:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    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.
    Tuesday, March 31, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Interactive Classroom

  • Computer Hackers - Conductive Poetry (grades 3-8)
    Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Computer Hackers - Conductive Poetry (grades 3-8) Register
    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. In celebration of National Poetry Month we will be using conductive ink to create poetry circuits to light up LEDs! Electricity, circuitry, poetry and art!
    Thursday, April 2, 3-4:00 p.m.

  • See It on Pinterest, Make It at NPL
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We'll be making Jazzy Jute Wrapped Vases. All supplies provided.

  • Mandatory Summer Volunteer Information Meeting (grades 8-12)
    Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in volunteering at the library over the summer? Attend ONE of the MANDATORY information meeting to find out all of the details and pick up an application.
    Sunday, April 12, 3-3:30 p.m.
    Thursday, April 16, 5-5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

  • Mandatory Summer Volunteer Information Meeting (grades 8-12)
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in volunteering at the library over the summer? Attend ONE of the MANDATORY information meeting to find out all of the details and pick up an application.
    Sunday, April 12, 3-3:30 p.m.
    Thursday, April 16, 5-5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

  • Mandatory Summer Volunteer Information Meeting (grades 8-12)
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in volunteering at the library over the summer? Attend ONE of the MANDATORY information meeting to find out all of the details and pick up an application.
    Sunday, April 12, 3-3:30 p.m.
    Thursday, April 16, 5-5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

  • Mocha & More: The Testing (grades 6-12)
    Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Cia Vale is one of four teens chosen to represent her colony at the annual Testing, an intensive mental and physical examination aimed at identifying the best and brightest, who will go on to the University and help rebuild their shattered world. As the Testing pushes its candidates to the breaking point and beyond, the body count rises, forcing Cia and her friends to fight for survival.
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    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.

  • See It on Pinterest, Make It at NPL
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We'll be making Softening Sugar Scrubs from all natural ingredients. All supplies provided.

  • LAST CHANCE Summer Volunteer Info Meeting (grades 8-12)
    Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    LAST CHANCE Summer Volunteer Information Meeting grades 9-12 (as of fall 2015)
    This is it - the last Summer Volunteer Information Meeting. Only the teens who have attended one of the mandatory Information Meetings will be eligible to become a Summer Volunteer! Join us for this brief meeting to find out all the details and pick up an application.
    Thursday, May 7, 5-5:30pm