Teen Programs & Events

 

 

March

DIY Cameras
Saturday, March 5th 2:00-4:00pm
Ages 12-18.  Assemble your own vintage 35mm twin lens camera and start taking pictures with this working DIY plastic kit. Gain a greater understanding of old-school photography basics! To celebrate  the start of Teen Tech Week (March 6-12) teens will get a change to build their own film camera to take home!  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Cupcake Wars
Wednesday, March 16th 3:00-4:30pm
Ages 11-18.  Each competitor will get 3 cupcakes to decorate on different themes.  Voting will determine winners.  Trophies for all 3 winners, everyone gets to eat or bring home their cupcakes!  *Vote for cupcake themes when you register!*  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Practice SAT
Saturday, March 19th 12:00-3:30pm
High School Students.  Get ready to take the SATs by taking a practice test in real test conditions!  Your test will be returned to you scored so you can see where you need to study more in preparations for your official test.  Registration required.

 

April

Teen Cuisine: Indian Food
Wednesday, April 6th 4:30-6:30pm
Ages 12-18.  Our popular cooking class for young adults.  This class will use Indian recipes.  Young adults will learn cooking skills and kitchen safety all while preparing (and then eating!) a 3 course meal; appetizer or bread, entree, and dessert.  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Life Size Games Party
Saturday, April 16th 2:00-4:00pm
Ages 10-18.  Come and play a variety of giant life size games!  Games to be announced.  Light refreshments.  Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Practice SAT
Saturday, April 30th 12:00-3:30pm
High School Students.  Get ready to take the SATs by taking a practice test in real test conditions!  Your test will be returned to you scored so you can see where you need to study more in preparations for your official test.  Registration required.

 

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Coming soon!
Minecraft Club – with clubs for all ages interested!
If interested, please input your information on this form:
http://www.durhamlibrary.org/coming-minecraft-club/

Questions, comments, ideas, book recommendations, anything else? Contact Karyn Leahy, Young Adult Librarian by calling 860-349-9544 ext 3, emailing kleahy@durhamlibrary.org, or stop in to the Library.

 

 

Introducing the Improved 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, 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.