June 1st-12th Teen Activities
Sign-ups start June 7th in the Community Room
Each year, from June through July, we host Summer Reading. Our program for teens has lots of events and parties.
The 2021 Summer Reading Theme is “Tails and Tales.” The possibilities are endless!
- Participants must be ages 12 – 18 to enter
- Open to Madison Library District residents only
- 2,000 word maximum
- Limit 1 short story per person
- Must include an animal as part of the main story
- No photos or illustrations
- Work must be original, not previously published, and titled
- Submissions that are deemed inappropriate, culturally inaccurate or possess negative stereotypical characterization will be disqualified
HOW TO SUBMIT:
- Email your original work to Gina Miller or bring a hard copy into the library.
- Subject line must say: “Tail”ish Tales Contest.
- Please include your name, age, and phone number in the email.
- Paste or type your short story in the email itself. Attachments will not be opened.
All entries must be received by Monday, July 26th, 2021.
Winners will be announced on Friday, July 31st, 2020 via Facebook, Instagram and email.
Friday, June 11th, 7-9 p.m. in the Community Room
Kick off the Teen Summer Reading program in style. Join us for an interactive movie night—eat gummy worms with Timon and Pumba, coconut candy with Zazu, etc—as we watch Disney’s The Lion King.
Teen Craft: Tea Light Planets
Teen Activities April 18-30th
Teen Anime Club: My Hero Academia Season 5
This month, we’ll watch and chat about the new episodes in My Hero Academia Season 5.
Madison BiblioManiacs: Historical Fiction
Monday April 26th, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Community Room.
Check out some historical fiction, join our month-long Discord chat, and then meet up for treats and discussion.
Teen Dungeons and Dragons
Adventures in Bywater
Our monthly D&D one-offs take place in the town of Bywater. Bywater rarely sees travelers of any sort, but the valley offers plenty of adventure to the Daring and Bold. From the Kobold Caverns in the South, to the Troll filled mountains of the east. Those ready to seek their fortune may well enough find it in Bywater.
Sign up or RSVP for this month’s session of Teen Dungeons and Dragons! We’re playing Wednesday, April 28th at 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room. You can join us for fun tidbits and discussion during the month via Discord.
Pom Pom Bunnies Craft
Learn how to make these adorable pom pom bunnies! You will need the following supplies:
- yarn (about 30 yards for the big pom pom and 25 for the small)
- felt scraps of the same color
- pom pom of the same color
- 3×3″ square of pink felt
- a pony bead
- googly eyes
- 1 foot of fishing line
- two 3.5″ cardboard circles
- two 2.25″ cardboard circles
- a quarter
- glue gun
Teen Activities for April 1-17
Monday, April 12th at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room
This month we’re exploring writing software and programs available to make your writing better!
Join our teen Discord server to chat about writing and more with other teens throughout the month.
We’ve got a Book Face photo challenge and an Easter egg hunt going on this month on our Discord server. Come and join the fun!