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Programs for Teens this Fall

Young Adult Facebook Book Club: Young Adults (over 13) sign up to participate in our FACEBOOK Book Club. Prior to 9/15, stop by the library and pick up your copy of Maze Runner. Read the book then the week of 9/15 post your book comments on our Facebook page. Every time you post (more than just "I agree") you are entered into a drawing for a free ticket to the movie version of Maze Runner. Monday, September 15 - Saturday, September 20.

Make Marshmallow Shooters: Join us for the return of MARSHMALLOW SHOOTERS!!! We will design, build and of course "test" marshmallow shooters in the back yard. This event is ONLY for those 13 years old and up! Thursday, September 18, 4:00pm.

Teen Read Week Movie: Celebrate Teen Read week with a week of big screen showings of Halloween Town movies and snacks. Don't miss the fun! This event is open to those 13 and up. Monday, October 13, 4:00pm; Thursday, October 16, 4:00pm; Friday, October 17, 4:00pm.

Crafting Teens: 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, November 20, 4:00pm.

Garden City
Teen Book Group
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White. Wednesday, September 3, 4:30pm.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Wednesday, October 1, 4:30pm.
The Raft by S. A. Bodeen. Wednesday, November 5, 4:30pm.

Teen Read Week Facebook Challenge: Teens: it's Teen Read Week, so we're challenging you to read a book this week and tell us what you thought of it by posting to our Garden City Branch Facebook wall before Saturday.  When you've finished, come in for a treat at the library. Monday, October 13 through Saturday, October 18.

Rebel Teens: Play games in the library after closing. Thursday, October 30, 6:00pm.

Legit Readers Book Club: Hey teens! Come and enjoy light refreshments and a discussion of Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta. Books are available to check out at the Harrisonville library. 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, September 11, 3:30pm; Thursday, October 9, 3:30pm; Thursday, November 13, 3:30pm.

Teen Spa Event: Teens, take a relaxing time out with bath and body products. Thursday, September 18, 3:30pm.

Teen Read Week: Teens Turn Dreams Into Reality by visiting the Harrisonville Library during Teen Read Week. We will have activities going on so check at the branch. Monday, October 13 - Saturday, October 18.

DIY Greeting Cards: Teens let your creative minds go to work and make two jazzy greeting cards. Thursday, October 16, 3:30pm.

DIY Gift Making: Make nerdy gifts for yourself or others using this super easy screen printing method. Thursday, November 20, 3:30pm.

Northern Resource Center 
Teen Coffee House: Snacks, video and board games, homework help. Thursday, September 18, 6:30pm.

Teen Thursday: Play Live Clue! Ages 12+. Thursday, October 16, 6:30pm.

Teen Thursday: Hunger Games: Mockingjay release party!  Games, trivia, prizes and food. And may the odds be ever in your favor. Thursday, November 20, 6:30pm.

Pleasant Hill
Teen Read Week: During Teen Read Week, teens recommend a book to other teen patrons. We'll display your recommendations at the branch. Monday, October 13 through Saturday, October 18.

"Hotdogami": Origami taken one step beyond--it's edible! Cut hot dogs into artful shapes, then zap them in the microwave and eat. Bring your friends. Thursday, October 16, 4:00pm.

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