Programs for Teens

Ages 13-18

Instagram Scavenger Hunt – Spaaaaaaaace!

Monday, June 17th – Saturday, July 20th

Each team gets a sheet of items to find with amount of points they get for each. The object of the game is to photograph each item or subject and post the photo to Instagram with the hashtag you selected for the group. Whichever team gets the most points wins. List of items provided at library circulation desk. 

 Teen Game Night

Wednesday, June 19th @ 6:00 pm

Come socialize with friends, play board games and eat yummies. Teen Board Game Night is a great way to try new games, meet new people, and have an overall great time. Anyone ages 13 to 18 is encouraged to attend. Bring yourself, bring your friends, and have a blast.

Edible Mars Rover 

Wednesday, July 3rd @ 1:00 pm.

Participants act as Mars exploratory rover engineers. They evaluate rover equipment options and determine what parts fit in a provided NASA budget. … Then build and display their edible rover at a concluding design review.

Cracked Marble Necklace/Keychain

Wednesday, July 10th @ 6:00 pm.

Craft night. We will crack marbles to be mounted for a necklace or key chain with star and moon charms.

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, July 17th @ 6:00 pm.

This club will feature an activity and a discussion about, Enders Game, by Orson Scott Card. Yummy foods will be served.

“In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn’t make the cut–young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender’s skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers, Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender’s two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If the world survives, that is.

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.”

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