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Teen programs are for elementary and high school students ages 13-19. Teen programs are always free! Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What's on in the Teen Lounge in March
Read about what's happening for teens below, or see a calendar of the events and programs in the Teen Lounge.
March Programs for Teens
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Thursday, March 2, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a virtual teen-led assembly that meets once a month (alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays) to discuss and advise the library on what services and materials they want offered for teens.
Earn 1 volunteer hour! To receive the Zoom link, email email@example.com.
Write a Book Review
Wednesday, March 8, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Learn how to write a book review! Please come prepared with at least one book that you have already read (must be a Teen/YA book) to write a book review about and a computer. If you require a laptop to participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Earn 1.5 volunteer hours! No registration required. Meet in the Adult Program Room.
Cooking with Teens
Saturday, March 11, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Cooking with Teens
Learn how to make hot pockets at our monthly virtual cooking program! This program is held virtually over Zoom. Registration required. Gift cards may be available to help cover the cost of ingredients. Email email@example.com to register and receive the Zoom link.
Snacks & Ladders
Wednesday, March 15, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
If you love playing board games & video games and eating snacks, this program is for you! Each month we’ll highlight a new tabletop game and teach you how to play. Other games and puzzles will be available for solo play, small groups, and larger groups. The Nintendo Switch or PS4 will be set up for multiplayer video games. Participants are welcome to bring their own Nintendo Switches, controllers, and games. Snacks provided! Drop-in; no registration required. Meet in the Adult Program Room.
DIY Club: Animal Crossing
Thursday, March 16, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Make an Animal Crossing themed DIY! We'll have three different crafts to choose from and some snacks. Bring your Nintendo Switch to play with other teens. Drop-in; no registration required. Meet in the Teen Lounge.
Pop Culture Trivia & Snack Tournament
Friday, March 17, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Participate in pop culture trivia! Between rounds of trivia, we'll put snack foods head-to-head in a tournament to determine what the ultimate snack is. Trivia will begin at 2:15 pm. Please bring a device (phone, tablet, or laptop) that can connect to WIFI or use your own data to participate. Registration recommended, but not required. Spaces are limited. Meet in the Adult Program Room.
Activism and Advocacy Club
Wednesday, March 22, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Discuss issues that are important to you and develop skills to make change in your communities. Theme TBA.
Earn 2 volunteer hours for your participation! No registration required. Meet in the Adult Program Room.
Saturday, March 25, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
A monthly inclusive space for LQBTQ+ youth and allies! Drop-in sessions may include activities or workshops while we chat about LGBTQ+ issues, media, and our own struggles and successes. Activities TBA. Snacks provided.
Drop-in; no registration required. Meet in the Adult Program Room.
Wednesday, March 29, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
A monthly drop-in space just for BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Colour) youth. This program is a space for BIPOC youth to connect with each other and build community. Talk about shared experiences, current issues, play board games, or hang out. Snacks will be provided.
Room location TBA. Check at the front desk or see the corkboard in the Teen Lounge for the room location. Drop-in; no registration required.
Readers Advisory Club
Thursday, March 30, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Help the Library create book recommendation lists and book displays for teens! Each month will have a different theme, some pre-determined by the Library and others chosen by TAG. Learn how to search the catalogue, use tools like NoveList, and write a compelling book list description.
Earn 1 volunteer hour! No registration required. Please arrive at the beginning of the session to participate. Meet in the Teen Lounge.