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Programs for Teens this Winter


7 UP: Come join us for games and activities at the Archie library. For grades 7 and up. Tuesday, December 16, 3:30pm; Tuesday, January 27, 3:30pm; Tuesday,February 24, 3:30pm.

Young Adult Facebook Book Club: Join us the first week of December  on Facebookfor a discussion of the False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen. At the end of the week there will be a prize drawing. Drop by the library or email us for more details. December 1 - December 6.

In January, we are reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer and chatting about the book on Facebook. January 5 - January 12. 

Teen Holiday Party: Get in the holiday spirit and join us for a teen Christmas party. Bring a gag gift wrapped in paper and we will do a white elephant exchange. The gift doesn't need to be new, just something fun. We will also have SNACKS. This event is for those 13 - 17. See you there! Thursday, December 18, 4:00pm.

Craft It: Craft it at the library. Join us for a time of crafting, origami, pull tab jewelry, pony beads and more! Don't forget the snacks!!! This event is open to those 13 and up. Thursday, January 22, 4:00pm.

Teen Coffee HouseThursday, February 26, 4:00pm.

Garden City
Teen Book Group

Unwind by Neal Shusterman. Wednesday, January7, 4:30pm.
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (due to language and adult situations, we recommend this book group session only for our older teens). Wednesday,February 4, 4:30pm.

Hogwarts School: Middle and High School students: your letter has arrived!  Come for an immersive Harry Potter experience!  Seats are limited, so be sure to get your ticket and meet us at Platform 9¾! Wednesday, December 17, 4:30pm.

Make & Take Ruffle Scarf: Make and Take:  Ruffle scarf how-to for adults and teens. Spaces are limited, so you must sign up. Wednesday, February 11, 5:30pm.

Make & Take Braided Scarf: Braided Scarf how-to for teens. Spaces are limited, so you must sign up. Wednesday, February 18, 4:30pm.


Legit Readers Book Club: The Legit Readers Teen Book Club meets monthly on the second Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Each month we vote on what to read next! Thursday,December 11, 3:30pm; Thursday, January 8, 3:30pm; Thursday, February 12, 3:30pm.

Cookie Decorating: Come join us for an afternoon of tutorials, tips, and tricks of decorating cookies. Any mistakes will be eaten. Space is limited so sign up at the front desk. Thursday, December 18, 3:30pm.

Percy Jackson Party: Teens come for Percy themed food, crafts and games. Thursday, January 15, 3:30pm.

Literary Valentine Cards: Teens come use your love of books to make Valentines day cards for that someone special. Thursday, February 12, 3:30pm.

Northern Resource Center

Teen Thursday
Teen Christmas party.  Enjoy snacks and games and make a Christmas gift for someone special. Thursday, December 18, 6:30pm.

The 3rd Thursday is on a Saturday this month!  Join us for Appreciate a Dragon Day and a Lord of the Rings movie marathon. Saturday, January 17, 12:00pm – 5:00pm.

Celebrate Chinese New Year with games, food and crafts. Thursday, February 19, 6:30pm.  

Pleasant Hill
Holiday Cookie House for Teens: Bring your imagination to design you cookie house. We'll furnish the supplies. Thursday, December 11, 4:00pm.

Minute to Win It: Can you beat the clock? Try your hand at Minute to Win It at the library. Thursday, January 15, 2:00pm.

Homework Help 

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