Teen events are only for those in grades 6 – 12.
23rd Annual Teen Poetry Contest
Calling all teen poets! Starting Thursday, January 3, 2019 the library will accept entries from local teens in grades 6 through 12 for our Annual Teen Poetry Contest. The contest will close for entries on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 4 PM. Finalists will be invited to read their poems aloud and winners will receive cash prizes at our Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony & Reception at the end of April. Complete information about the contest, including rules, submission form, and other details can be found on the Teen Poetry Contest Page. Enter now!
Girls Who Code Club – REGISTRATION OPEN!
Starts February 4, 2019
Interested in building a website or cool app? Want to work as a team and build a project you care about? Join our new Girls Who Code Club. This club is free for teens in grades 6-12. No coding experience necessary. Just bring your commitment to trying something new. Register here!
Interested in helping facilitate the club? Facilitators must be 18+ years old and have a passion for the mission of GWC. Coding experience a plus. Please contact Meghan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Snack & Study Sessions
Tuesday January 15 and Wednesday January 16 1-3PM
Need a place to study, alone or with friends, for exams? Come to the library for a moderately-quiet place to work on projects and homework. Snacks will be provided.
Pizza & A Movie: The Hate U Give (PG-13)
Thursday, January 24 3:30 – 6PM
Join us for The Hate U Give on the big screen…with free pizza!
Wednesday, March 6 3:45-4:45PM
Read a great book, discuss it, and eat free Pizza! Pizza Book Club is open to teens in grades 6-12, but is especially good for middle school. (Briscoe students: Ask your ELA or Reading teacher if Pizza Book Club can fulfill your independent reading requirement.) Our book this quarter is Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk. Pick up a copy at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor of the library. This event requires registration – so we have enough pizza! Register here!
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is Now Accepting Applications!
Interested in helping plan and run teen programs, select books and suggest improvements to teen services? Apply to join TAB today! Click here for the application and contact Meghan at email@example.com with any questions.