Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming September Teen Crafts

Upcoming Teen crafts

In September

Our teen Take n’ Go crafts become available for pickup at the Youth Reference Desk starting Thursday September 17th. Teens will make yarn key chains and bracelets, and learn the basics of coding with a fun game.

January Teen D&D

Missing: Magic Experiment #23 Answers to the name twenty-three. If Found, please return to Mg. Tirian, 443 Cemetery Ln. Bywater.  Reward: 500 Silver Pieces (upon delivery, not information) Caution, contact with Experiment #23 may cause severe chemical burns. Treat...

January Bibliomaniacs

This month for Bibliomaniacs we'll be talking about what we're reading and doing a scavenger hunt! Join us Monday, January 25th at 4:30 p.m. We also have a new and secure messageboard hangout on Discord for teens. Join our ongoing discussions about books, anime, and...

Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We'll be closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

January Teen Anime Club

This month we'll be meeting on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00 p.m to watch The Cat Returns.

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

On the Same Page Kick-Off

Each winter we host a month long community reading event we call On the Same Page. Basically, we hand out hundreds of copies of a selected book and then spend a month exploring it through activities, lectures, concerts, and contests. Think of it as a county-wide book...

January Young League of Writers

We're doing group critiques in January! Submit your work to the Google Drive folder by January 4th. We'll be meeting on Monday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m to do group critiques.

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Read Look Learn: Bowling

Join us for episode 3 of Read, Look, Learn! About twice a month we'll take a look at a topic with books from our catalog, then go out into our neighborhood and see if we can find someone to tell us more about it. This time we're talking about machinery at Fat Cats!...

Closed for New Years

Happy New Years! We'll be closed December 31 - January 1. No items will be due. As always, the book drop will remain open. Thank you!

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Week 6 of Teen Summer Crafts

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need:

  • 5 ft plastic string
  • 6 red beads
  • 12 orange beads
  • 24 yellow beads
  • 36 green beads
  • 24 clear beads
  • 48 purple beads

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Teen Christmas Extravaganza Craft

Learn to make a melted snowman ornament (available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday, December 9th). You will need the following supplies: scissors glue ribbon small black beads/plastic pieces orange craft foam plastic ornament epsom salt

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here's what you'll need: About 10 feet of your petal color (that's a generous amount) About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous) Size H (4 mm) crochet hook Darning needle (optional)

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies: 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf) Elmer's Glue or hot glue gun Hexagon template

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th. Teen craft 2: Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.  

Teen Baby Yoda Craft

Learn to make The Child. You will need the following supplies: scissors large rubber band 4 small rubber bands polyurethane filling small rectangle of fabric brown fleece green fleece needle thread two buttons (preferably black) sewing pins

Teen Ghost Paint Rockets

Launch a ghost paint rocket by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: film canister Alka Seltzer tablets water-based paint like finger paints

Upcoming October Teen Crafts: Ghost Rockets and Baby Yoda

Check out our October teen Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available for pickup at the Youth Reference desk. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Ghost Rockets - available starting October 1 We'll launch Alka-Seltzer rockets...

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need: 5 ft plastic string 6 red beads 12 orange beads 24 yellow beads 36 green beads 24 clear beads 48 purple beads

Teen Summer Crafts – Dragon Eggs

Teen Summer Crafts – Dragon Eggs

Dragon Eggs

Week 3 of Teen Summer Crafts

Make these incredible dragon eggs! You will need:

  • 150-200 thumb tacks
  • styrofoam egg
  • desired color(s) of fingernail polish

Teen Craft: Fabric Masks

Learn to make a fabric mask. You will need the following supplies: scissors needle thread ruler fabric about 1 foot by 2 feet yarn for around the ear tie paper plate large white piece of paper (11x17)

Upcoming Teen Crafts in January

Check out January's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Fabric face masks, available for pickup starting Thursday January 7th. Teen craft 2: Mini piñatas, available for pickup starting Thursday January 21st.  

Teen Christmas Extravaganza Craft

Learn to make a melted snowman ornament (available through curbside pickup starting Wednesday, December 9th). You will need the following supplies: scissors glue ribbon small black beads/plastic pieces orange craft foam plastic ornament epsom salt

Teen Craft: Crochet

Learn to crochet and make a flower! Here's what you'll need: About 10 feet of your petal color (that's a generous amount) About 5 feet of your interior color (also generous) Size H (4 mm) crochet hook Darning needle (optional)

Teen Crafts: Popsicle Stick Shelves

Learn to make these hexagon shelves! You will need the following supplies: 60 popsicle sticks (more if you are making a double shelf) Elmer's Glue or hot glue gun Hexagon template

Upcoming Teen Crafts in November

Check out November's upcoming teen Take n' Go craft kits! Teen craft 1: Popsicle stick shelves, available for pickup starting Thursday November 5th. Teen craft 2: Magic circle crochet, available for pickup starting Thursday November 19th.  

Teen Baby Yoda Craft

Learn to make The Child. You will need the following supplies: scissors large rubber band 4 small rubber bands polyurethane filling small rectangle of fabric brown fleece green fleece needle thread two buttons (preferably black) sewing pins

Teen Ghost Paint Rockets

Launch a ghost paint rocket by following the video below! You will need the following supplies: film canister Alka Seltzer tablets water-based paint like finger paints

Upcoming October Teen Crafts: Ghost Rockets and Baby Yoda

Check out our October teen Take N' Go kits below. Each will be available for pickup at the Youth Reference desk. Instructions will be available on our website and our YouTube channel. Ghost Rockets - available starting October 1 We'll launch Alka-Seltzer rockets...

Teen Summer Crafts – Pony Bead Dream Catchers

Build a glow-in-the-dark pony bead dreamcatcher! You will need: 5 ft plastic string 6 red beads 12 orange beads 24 yellow beads 36 green beads 24 clear beads 48 purple beads

April Teen Crafts and Events

April Teen Crafts and Events

We have LOTS of fun things planned for the teens in April!  Here’s a breakdown of all the great things you’ll want to do:

TEEN ACTION COUNCIL: Monday, April 1 at 4:00 to 4:45 pm

TEEN CRAFT: Thursday, April 4 at 4:00 pm – Come learn how to do Book Art!

YOUNG LEAGUE OF WRITERS: Monday April 8 at 4:00 pm – “Creating characters your readers will adore and despise”

TEEN PARTY: April 12 at 7:00 to 9:00 pm  National Library Week Teen Party- “Libraries are EGGs-traordinaryl!”

TEEN ACTION COUNCIL: Monday, April 15 at 4:00 to 4:45 pm

 TEEN CRAFT: Thursday, April 18 at 4:00 pm – Come and make a Fairy Lantern Jar.

TEEN BOOK CLUB: Monday, April 22 at 5:00 – 6:oo pm  Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie “Mystery dinner and discussion before going to see the production of Murder on the Orient Express @ Madison High School” *Participants need to sign up on clipboard at the circulation desk & provide own transportation to MHS.*

We hope to see you there!

All teen activities and events are for those ages 12 to 17,  All craft supplies are provided.  All you need to bring is yourself and maybe a friend!

March Teen Crafts and Events

March Teen Crafts and Events

We have LOTS of fun things planned for the teens in March!  Here’s a breakdown of all the great things you’ll want to do:

TEEN ACTION COUNCIL: Monday, March 4 at 3:30 to 4:15 pm

TEEN CRAFT: Thursday, March 7 at 4:00 pm – Join us to make some cool LED Cuff Bracelets!

TEEN TECH PARTY:  Friday, March 8 at 7:00 to 9:00 pm – “Putting it all together!” 3D Pens! Robot races! Circuits! Snacks and more! Bring a remote control with you to program the robots…

TEEN BOOK CLUB: Monday, March 11 at 4:00 –  “Once upon a time… I found a retold fairy tale.” Find a “retold” fairy tale, read it and the original tale, then join us for all things FANTASY where you can share your fairy tale adventure with everyone else!

 TEEN CRAFT: Thursday, March 21 at 4:00 pm – Come and learn how to do NOTAN  art work.

YOUNG LEAGUE OF WRITERS: Monday March 24 at 4:00 pm – “Writing to an Editor’s Specifications”

We hope to see you there!

All teen activities and events are for those ages 12 to 17,  All craft supplies are provided.  All you need to bring is yourself and maybe a friend!

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