Upcoming Teen Events

These programs are free and open to teens in grades 7 - 12. Registration isrequired.
You may call 860-257-2811 or visit the library to register for programs.

Comic Construction

Thursday, April 20
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Whether it’s a clean cut superhero, a mysterious princess, or a beast from a forbidden forest, Matt Ryan from Free Lunch Studios will be teaching us how to design our own characters fit for a comic or graphic novel! All levels of experience welcome.

Teen Matinee

Tuesday, April 25
2:30 - 4:00 pm

U Choose! Teens will vote on this month’s feature; options are the TV series “Supergirl” (not rated) or the film “Max Steel” (PG-13, Run time 93 minutes).

Teen Yoga

Wednesday, May 3
2:45 - 3:45 pm

Learn some yoga basics, led by local yoga studio Live Right Wellness. Please wear clothing you can move around in! No previous yoga experience is necessary.

Star Wars Tech Day

Thursday, May 4
2:30 - 3:30 pm

For “Star Wars Day”, we will fold our own paper Millennium Falcons and R2-D2s, and-while supplies last-build a hovercraft! May the Fourth Be With You!

Teen Advisory Group

Tuesday, May 9
2:30 - 3:30 pm

Give your input on events and help us choose materials for the library. You must be willing to participate in discussions.

Midweek Mayhem!

Wednesday, May 10
Wednesday, May 24
2:30 - 3:30 pm

Join us for retro Wii gaming, board games, crafts, and hanging out with friends!

Teen Matinee

Tuesday, May 16
2:30 - 4:45 pm

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Directed by Gareth Edwards.
Stars Felicity Jones & Diego Luna.

Rogue One is the story of a group of unlikely heroes who band together on a desperate mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. (PG-13, Run time 133 minutes)

Star Wars Escape Room

Wednesday, May 17
2:30 - 4:00 pm

Work with a team to crack the locks and solve the puzzles, helping R5-D4 save the galaxy!

 

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American Council on Education

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Internet Public Library for Teens

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