Tweens

MeeTeen!

Have you ever played a stimulating game of Yutnori? No? Well, Thursday, May 12 at 4:30pm is your chance to find out! At MeeTeen! here at North Channel we'll be playing Korean games and celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. MeeTeen programs are for teens and tweens,  usually bimonthly, and include fun afterschool activities such as science themes, crafts or movies...Free refreshments provided! Even more teen programs will be offered this summer-preview the summer calendar online at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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Japanese Paper Dolls

Come to the Tuesday Craft at 4:30 pm on May 17 to make some Japanese Paper Dolls. All kids 6-12 are welcome.

What's Going On at the Aldine Library?


Visitors to the Aldine Library will notice some flyers on the front door advertising some upcoming events at the branch. What's going on? Spring Break is fast approaching!

Teens, do you need community service hours? Are you at least 16 years of age? Are you reliable, responsible, and punctual? We are seeking volunteers to help out at the library the week of March 14th - 19th. 

We are also having two special events for teenagers during the week of Spring Break. On Wednesday, March 16th from 2-3 PM we are having a job search skills seminar for teens entitled "When I Grow Up." On Thursday March 17th from 2-3 PM is a Food Wars Cupcake Challenge for teens and tweens. Design a cupcake based on a book. Sign up at the information desk. Supplies will be provided.

Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance!

Come and celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Monday at 4:00 during Teen Time. We'll be making fashionable items from the twenties and watching the movie "Storm Weather" starring Lena Horne (20th Century Fox). All teens and tweens are welcome to this event as part of our recognition of African American History Month.

 

picture "Black Belt" by Archibald Motley

Teen Upcycling Programs in February

Starting today, the Northwest Branch will host an upcycling craft series for teens and tweens in the month of February. Upcycling is a fancy way to say "recycle materials into something cool." They will get the chance to take old materials, such as shirts, magazines, books, or other things they'd have lying around, and they'll make something more out of it. There will be four different things they can make:

Feb 4
T-Shirt Tote Bag: Make a fashionable bag out of old t-shirts.

Feb 11
Matchbox Valentines: Take mini matchboxes or tins to decorate and give away as valentines.

Feb 18
Magazine Cut Up: Take apart magazines and learn to make jewelry and things out of magazines.

Feb 25
​Book Bag: See how to take apart covers of old books and make purses and bags out of them.

All crafts will be taking place in the Teen Area from 4pm - 5pm. It's recommended people bring materials to use, but materials will also be available at the time of craft.

Snow Shooters

 

Come to the Tuesday Craft on January 19 at 4:30 to create your very own snow shooter. All kids 8-12 are welcome.

Teen Movie

Home Alone 2

 Teen Movie Event!

Come celebrate the end of the semester by joining us at the Barbara Bush Branch Library to watch Home Alone 2. There will be snacks and hot chocolate!

Friday December 18th

3:00-5:30 pm

Teens and Tweens welcome!

Tuesday Tween Craft

We had a great time marble bowling yesterday! Check out next week's Tuesday Tween Craft when we build with legos at 4:30 pm.

Glowing Fireflies Craft

Come to the Tuesday Tween craft to make Glowing Fireflies on October 6 at 4:30 pm! All kids 8-12 are welcome.

 

pictures courtesy of apartment therapy and Katie Steuernagle

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