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Teen Library Blog

Check out our Teen Blog for teen-reviewed book reviews and other fun articles. Teens can gain volunteer hours by writing book reviews for the blog. Email Courtney Jackson for more information about volunteering.

Special Teen Programs

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Writing Workshop
A workshop space to write freely and to learn tips and advice from local published author Sandra Rhoads. Sharing is encouraged but not required. For writers of all levels, with an emphasis on creative writing. For High School/College-aged.

Dates:November 2, November 9, November 16, November 23
Time: 6:30 p.m.


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Ready to be locked in the Library after-hours? Enjoy fun games, a Halloween costume contest, movie and pizza! For grades 6-12. All attendees must turn in a permission slip signed by a parent or caregiver to attend. Registration starts October 1; click here to register.
October 29, 4:30-9 p.m.



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Monthly Programs for Grades 6-12

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Film Fanatics

Keep it reel in the Library with a different movie theme each month. Films are voted on by the Teen Advisory Group. Movies may be rated up to PG-13. Film Fanatics is held on the first Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Open to teens in Grades 6-12.

September 1:
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG)
October 6:
The Mummy (PG-13)
November 3:Little Women (2019. PG)
December 1:
TBA

Random Fandom

Random Fandom

Are you obsessed with a fandom? Then join us as we celebrate through themed games, crafts, and food. Fandoms are voted on by the Teen Advisory Group. Random Fandom is held on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Open to teens in Grades 6-12.

September 8:
Friends
October 13:
Coraline
November 10:Harry Potter
December 8:
TBA

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AniManga

Do you love all things anime? Then join us as we watch popular anime and talk about the manga series that you just can't put down. Anime may be rated up to PG-13. Open to teens in Grades 6-12.

2021 Dates: September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9
Time: 4:30 p.m.


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Teen Time

Bring it on! Play fun games, ranging from virtual to board, and prove you're the ultimate gamer. Open to teens in Grades 6-12.

2021 Dates: September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15
Time: 4:30 p.m.



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Teen Advisory Group

Students in grades 6-12 can earn volunteer hours and plan teen library programs. This is a great opportunity to meet other teens and to make a difference at the library.

2021 Dates: September 22 and October 27 at 4:30 p.m.
November 24 at 4 p.m.


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Creative Cups

A unique program for high-school aged teens and college students, introduces local artists and performers, while also providing a space for those who want to showcase their own talents. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Held on the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Apply to perform/participate here.

September 28:
Musicians' Showcase
October 26:
Artists' Showcase
November 30:Writers' Showcase
December 28:
Open Mic Night

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Tween Programs

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Adventure Time

Too old for the kid stuff, but not ready for the teen stuff? Then come join Ms. Rhiannon and Ms. Courtney as they provide a wide range of fun activities and adventures! Every month is a different experience! Held on the first Thursday of the month at 4:45 p.m. For ages 9-12. Registration is encouraged, but not required; click on the links below to register.

September 2:
Cupcake Wars
October 7:
Frankentoys
November 4:
Slime Party
December 2:
Minute-to-Win-It games and DIY Craft