Teen Programs & Events

Teen Programs & Events


Teen Loungeteen-loungetoday

Relax and unwind after school in our lounge!  We have board games, laptops, and sign-up for our Minecraft server available.  No registration required.


Teen Lounge is open everyday after school from 2:30 to 5:00 pm.  On Mondays we offer video games in the lounge.

***Open hours can be subject to change.


February Programs 


Zentangle for Teens: Tues., Feb 28, 2017

Icon-ZentangleDraw with us in zentangle, a free-form art that has no mistakes-just your creativity.  For teens in grades 6 and up.  Space is limited.  Please register.

Registration opens Feb. 14.




March Programs


Teen Cuisine: Mon., Mar. 13Teen Cuisine Mar 13 Icon

Cook, learn, and eat at teen cuisine!  This month is our Percy Jackson theme, and we will be making blue marshmallow covered popcorn!

For teens in grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12.  Please register.  Registration opens Feb. 27.


Practice SAT & NMSQT Exam: Sat., Mar. 18PSAT Icon

Prepare for the SATs with a free practice exam.  Registration is required and space is limited to 12 students.
Registration opens Friday, Feb. 24.
***Bring a calculator and snack.



LEGO Mindstorm Workshop: Tues., Mar. 21 & 28LEGO Mindstorm Icon

The library now has new LEGO Mindstorm kits for you to build and code!  Our kits are funded by a generous gift from the Cumello Family & Essex Financial Services, Inc..

This is a two-part program starting March 21 and ending on March 28.  For students in grades 4 and up.  Space is limited to 8 for both weeks and registration is required.  Registration opens March 7.



May Programs

Code with WordPressWeds., May 10WordPress Icon

Code with us in a free WordPress workshop!  We’ll learn how to become active members of the WordPress online community, experiment with website templates, and work on your own professional website.  Registration opens Apr. 26.




Replica Making for Teens: Tues., May 23Replica Making Icon

Are you interested in engineering?  Art?  Maybe just making a replica of a small part?  In this program we will make reusable molds and replicas of small trinkets you can bring!

For teens in grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12 and registration begins Tues., May 9.



Contact 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.