How good are your observational skills? Play our annual APRIL FOOL’S DAY scavenger hunt, and you and your family could win a $75 giftcard to Books A Million! Drop by the library any time between 9am and 4pm on Saturday March 29 and search for OUT OF PLACE or UNUSUAL items in the library. The individual player or team who finds the most “silly” things, wins! Fun for the whole family. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Teens in grades 7-12: join us to celebrate the premiere of the movie based on the hit book series! Dress in the colors of your favorite Faction as we celebrate each Faction in a unique way--from Dauntless chocolate cake and fake tattoos, to book trivia fit for an Erudite, and more!
Celebrate all things chocolate at the Chocolate Fest! Teens in grades 7 to 12 will get to play Chocolate Jeopardy and Oreo Stacking and other chocolate games; win chocolate prizes; taste-test different chocolate from around the world; decorate chocolate cupcakes; and more! Bring your sweet tooth! Register for this sweet and yummy program at the Teen Information Desk beginning February 10th, or by phone, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Zentangle is a unique art form used to create beautiful images from repetitive patterns. At first glance, a Zentangle may seem intricate and complex, yet its simplicity, fun and captivating nature become clear when you see how it’s done. People who are convinced they cannot draw a Zentangle often find within 15 minutes they have easily accomplished what they thought was impossible. Join Certified Zentangle Teacher, Deborah Phelps Miller as she leads you step-by-step through this beginner’s Zentangle class.
Join other fans for a range of anime and manga-related activities. Cosplay welcome. Snacks provided. No signup necessary. For ages 12 to 18 only.
Join other libraries around the world in a fun day of gaming at the library! Bring the family (grades K-12) to the library any time between 10am and 4pm to play some classic board games like Sorry, Life, Candyland, and Chutes & Ladders. Learn how to play new games you may not be familiar with, like Settlers of Catan or Labyrinth. Play Magic: The Gathering (bring your own deck), The Great Dalmudi and other fun card games! Play Sequence Dice, Dungeon Dice, Yahtzee & other dice games! A wide variety of games will be available to try out.
Would you be able to survive The Hunger Games? Celebrate the upcoming new movie based on the popular Suzanne Collins novel "Catching Fire." Play our own version of the Games: how good are your (Nerf) archery skills? Can you track? Tie knots? Identify poisonous plants? Show off your Hunger Games trivia skills! Refreshments and door prizes provided, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Teens in grades 6 to 12 sign up at the Information Desk or by phone, starting on Nov. 4.
In our Sacred BUGS of Ancient Egypt Program adults and children are welcome to learn about the sacred, mysterious Arthropods found throughout ancient Egyptian society and lore. Beetles, bees, grasshoppers and even scorpions and centipedes all held special meaning and importance to these spiritual and religious people. Did you know that one origin of mummification is thought to have resulted from observations of underground beetle metamorphosis and ‘regeneration’?!
Enter the library's Teen Read Week Monster Match Contest--if you dare! Now through Oct.
Beware the dragon! Sharpen your sword and come along with us on an adventure through Middle Earth. Teens in grades 7-12 can join us to celebrate the release of the new Hobbit movie sequel, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Enjoy hobbit and dragon-themed games, trivia, crafts, and a Hobbit's favorite thing, food! Enter to win Hobbit-themed prizes such as a copy of the book, a Regal Cinemas giftcard, and more! Come in costume if you wish. To attend, sign up at the Information Desk or email the Teen Librarian at email@example.com.