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.

 

 

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.

 

 

April Programs

 

DIY Bath Bombs: Tues., Apr. 4DIY Bath Bombs Icon

Whip up a bath bomb recipe to bring home with you!

For teens in grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12 and registration is required.  Registration opens Mar. 21.

 

 

Paper Marbling: Mon., Apr. 10Paper Marbling

Make original paper designs you can turn into cards or stationary in our marble paper making class.

For tweens in grades 4 to 6.  Space is limited to 12 and registration is required.  Registration opens Mar. 27.

 

 

 

Smartphone Holograms: Weds., Apr. 12Smartphone Holograms Icon

Make a hologram using plastic sheets.  Make sure to bring your smartphone or tablet, too!

For teens in grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12 and registration is required.  Registration opens Mar. 29.

 

 

 

CAD Workshop: Tues., Apr. 18CAD Icon

Explore the world of 3-D design in our hour workshop using programs like 123D Design, TinkerCAD, and other applications we can use on your phones!

For students in grades 4 and up.  Space is limited to 8 and registration is required.  Registration opens Apr. 4.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Tangle Art for Tweens: Weds., May 24 (7:00 – 8:00 PM)

Tangle art is a free expression that all starts with a tangle.  There are no mistakes or errors. Just freeing your mind and having fun doing it!

For tweens in grades 4 and up.  Space is limited to 10 and registration begins Weds., May 10.

 

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.