Teen/Tween

Special Events

Flo Mo MiniCon
On Saturday, January 13 from 12-4:30 PM join us for our annual Flo Mo MiniCon! Our convention may be small, but it’s FREE! Join us for speaker panels, costume contest, trivia, and more! This annual event is open to middle, high school, and college age fans. Pre-registration is preferred.

FANDOMiCON
Join us for FANDOMiCON, a lock-in for grades 6-12 devoted to all of your favorite fandoms! Stop by the Youth Services Desk or call 972.874.6167 after January 13 to register and vote for your favorite fandoms. A permission slip must be completed by the start of the program.
February 16, 4:30-9 p.m.

Monthly Programs
Monthly programs meet as noted.

Anime Daze!
Anime screenings, related special activities, prizes and snacks for students in grades 6-12. Registration not required. This program meets on the first Wednesday of each month, September-May from 4:30-6 p.m.
2018 dates: January 3, February 7, March 7. April 4, May 2, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5

AnimePhiles
Join other anime fans for occasional screenings throughout the school year. Open to high school students and recent graduates. Meetings feature screenings and discussion appropriate for older audiences. Pre-registration is not required.
2018 dates: February 3 & March 3, 1-3:30 p.m.

Bibliomaniacs
Hang out at this book club for high school teens and talk about your favorite books! Just bring the book you're currently reading, just finished, or any of your favorites to talk about and fancast over snacks. The program meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except August and December) from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
2018 dates:January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, September 19, October 17, November 28 (Special date)

Gaming Unplugged
Join fellow gamers for an afternoon of chess, table-top games and role-playing games on the second Sunday of the month from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Games will be provided, or you may bring your own. All ages welcome.
2018 dates:January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9

Random Fandom
What's your fandom? The Teen Advisory Group will randomly select one fandom to feature each month with crafts, games, and trivia. Attend Random Fandom for your chance to suggest fandoms for consideration! No registration is required. Open to grades 6-12. The program is held on the second Thursday of the month, September-May from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
2018 dates:January 11 (Study Break), February 8 (Welcome to Night Vale), March 8 (Marissa Meyer), April 12 (Avatar: The Last Airbender), May 10 (Pixar), September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13

Teen Advisory Group
TAG members will be given the opportunity to plan programs, select books and other materials, and earn volunteer hours. Members may not have more than three unexcused absences. Open to grades 6-12. The program meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except June, July, and December) from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
2018 dates:January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 21 (Special date and meeting time for November: 3-5 p.m.)

Teen Writing Group
Are you interested in creative writing and want the chance to practice your skills and share your work with others? The Teen Writing Group is open to all in grades 6-12 and meets on the second Wednesday of the month (except August) from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Each meeting will have creative writing exercises and tips, and everyone will have the option to share a page of their writing.
2018 dates:January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12