Teen Programs & Events



October 2016

Anime Club in the Teen Lounge
Friday, October 7th 2:30-5:00pm
Ages 12-18
On the first Friday of each month the Library will be hosting Anime Club in the Teen Lounge after school.  There will be anime streamed the entire 2.5 hours, with requests taken from you!  There will also be Anime related crafts, snacks, and/or games!  No registration required.
Make Your Own Pokeballs
Tuesday, October 18th 7:00-8:00pm
Ages 10-18
Come and make your own Pokeballs at the Library!  In addition to the Pokeballs, attendees will play games to ‘catch’ small Pokemon figurines to keep in their Pokeballs.  Registration required.
Minecraft Building Competition
Wednesday, October 26th 6:00-8:00pm
Ages 11-18
Minecraft players are invited to showcase their building skills.  Players will have a set amount of time to build on a theme before judging.  There will be small prizes and snacks.  Registration required.
Library Escape Room
Saturday, October 29th 2-3:30pm
Ages 12-18
Can you escape the room in the time limit?  Find the clues, solve the puzzles, and escape the room…or else…  Registration required.



Visit the Teen Lounge!


From 2:30-5:00 pm every school day the Durham Public Library hosts the Teen Lounge, a space for young adults 12-18 to hang out and relax in the library. There are laptops (with Minecraft!), board games, magazines, comfortable seating, tables, music and different daily activities.


Teen Lounge is generally available school days 2:30-5:00pm. Schedule available in library. Teen Lounge may not be available on certain days due to scheduling issues. Behavior guidelines are available in the Library. Contact Karyn Leahy, Young Adult Librarian for more information.