Teen Programs & Events

 

July 2018

 

Teen Art Club (Tues., 7/17, 7 – 8 PM)

A new craft or art project each month!  For July we will be making resin jewelry and keychains.  Feel free to bring in small objects for casting.

For teens in grades 6 and  up.  Space is limited to 8.  Registration begins July 3. 

 

Teen Books & Buzz (Tues., 7/24, 7 – 8 PM)

For July we will be discussing Unwind by Neal Shusterman with different kinds of make your own grilled cheese provided.  Copies will become available June 27 for check out.

No registration required.

 

 

Harry Potter Escape Room (Fri., 7/27)

Session One: 2 – 3 PM

Session Two: 4 –  5 PM

Solve puzzles in this Harry Potter themed escape room in a team.  Can you escape the castle?  You just might earn a prize.

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Limited to 5 participants per session.  Registration begins July 13.  Click here for registration.

 

August 2018

Otaku Club (Tues., 8/7, 7 – 8 PM)

Watch anime, share manga, and make new friends!

For teens entering into grades 6 and  up.  Drop-in, no registration required.

 

 

Unplugged Fridays (August Fridays: 8/10 & 8/24, 3 – 4:30 PM)

Play tabletop games!  Bring your own, bring some friends, and have fun!

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Drop-in, no registration required.

 

Teen Art Club (Tues., 8/14,  7 – 8 PM)

A different craft or project each month!  More details to be announced.

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  More details to be announced.

 

Teen Disney Trivia Night (Weds., 8/15,  7 – 8 PM)

Test your Disney knowledge with a very challenging trivia game!  Winners will earn free tickets to go see “Ant Man and the Wasp” in theaters this summer.

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12.  Registration begins August 1.  Click here for registration.

 

 

Practice SAT Exam (Sat., 8/18, 10:30 AM – 2 PM)

Take a College Board practice SAT exam for free.  Bring a calculator and something to eat.  Pencils and exam results will be provided for you.

For high schoolers.  Space is limited to 12.  Registration begins August 4.  Click here for registration.

 

 

 

Teens Books & Buzz (Tues., 8/21,  7 – 8 PM)

Come in to discuss any teen or high school Nutmeg Nominee (current or past).  Take a trivia game on young adult literature and win prizes!

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Drop-in, no registration required.

 

Shibori Tie Dye (Weds., 8/22, 2 – 3 PM)

Make tie dye in a Japanese technique called shibori.  T-shirts, clothes, and tote bags will be provided but feel free to bring your own!

Please wear old clothing in case of stains.

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12.  Registration begins August 8.  Click here for registration.

 

Blacklettering Calligraphy (Weds., 8/22, 7 – 8:30 PM)

Come learn blackletter calligraphy which is also known as the Gothic style! It is a classic, dramatic, lettering style and a great way to introduce yourself to the broad edge nib. Calligrapher, Debby Reelitz, will guide you through the basics and provide you with writing tools and paper to create your own dramatic Gothic letters.

Space is limited to 12.  Registration begins August 1.  For adults and teens!  Click here for registration.

 

 

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.