Teen Programs & Events

 

 

May 2019

Drop In Dungeons & Dragons (Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2:30 – 4 PM)

Teens play Dungeons & Dragons with no registration required!  Players must use pre-made character sheets.

 

 

 

Unplugged Fridays (Fri., 5/3, 17, & 31, 3 – 4:30 PM)

Meets on Fridays from 3 to 4:30 PM.  Join our Unplugged Fridays for tabletop gaming!  Bring games and friends.

For teens in grades 6 and up.  No registration required.

 

Teen Advisory Group (Weds., May 15, 7 – 8 PM)

Help innovate with us at the Durham Public Library!  At TAG we discuss possible upcoming events and suggestions for making your library your space.  Those participating will receive an hour  of community service.  Refreshments will be served.

For our May 2019 meeting, we will be planning our Area 51 Escape Room that will be scheduled in the summer.

For teens in grades 6 and up.  No registration required.

 

Trivia Night (Weds., May 29, 7 – 8 PM)

Join us for some trivia fun!  Register to play as a team or an individual!  Trivia will be played on Kahoot and will require access to a digital device.  You are welcome to bring one and the library will provide iPads to borrow.  Refreshments will be served!  For adults and teens.  Registration begins May 15.  Click here for registration.

 

June 2019

Teen Advisory Group (Weds., June 5, 7 – 8 PM)

Help innovate with us at the Durham Public Library!  At TAG we discuss possible upcoming events and suggestions for making your library your space.  Those participating will receive an hour  of community service.  Refreshments will be served.

For our May 2019 meeting, we will be planning our Area 51 Escape Room that will be scheduled in the summer.

For teens in grades 6 and up.  No registration required.

 

Volunteen Orientation (Sat., June 8, 3 – 4 PM)

Interested in volunteering at the library during the summer? Please attend our orientation program to learn about running the desk and other opportunities for volunteering!

Must be age 12 and up to participate. No registration required. Those attending will receive an hour of community service. Scheduling will be available at the end of the program.

 

Chocolate Study Hall (Tues & Weds, June 11 & 12, 7 – 8:30 PM)

Study in a quiet space reserved for high schooler studying for their final exams.  Hot chocolate and other chocolate treats will be provided!

For high schoolers.  No registration required.  

 

 

Teen Books & Buzz (Weds., June 19, 7 – 8 PM)

Book: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

In this urban fiction, Starr navigates through the events after witnessing the shooting of her friend Khalil.

Refreshments will be served and we will also be watching scenes from the film for a comparison discussion.

For teens in grades 8 and up.  Copies will be available at the desk for check out.  No registration required.

 

Teen Mythos (Tues., June 25, 6:30 – 8 PM) 

Explore beyond Greek and Roman mythology.  In this three week series, we will be exploring stories from cultures around the world with paired activities.

You can register for all programs or selected dates.  Space is limited to 20.  For teens going into grades 6 and up.  Registration begins June 11.  Click here for registration.

Program Schedule:

6/25: Celtic & Norse w/ Rune Making

7/2: Indian & Chinese w/ Asian Inspired Art

7/9: Mexican & Native American w/ Astronomy

 

 

Conntact either Children’s Librarian Alex Klaus (aklaus@durhamlibrary.org) or Assistant Youth Services Librarian Gina Monti (gmonti@durhamlibrary.org) for any questions or comments regarding teen programs and events.  You can also reach us at (860) 349-9544.