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.

November Young League of Writers

This month we'll be meeting on Monday, November 9th at 4:30 p.m. Check out Sanderson's third video - we'll be using it to talk about what we're writing.

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.  

Read, Look, Learn Episode 1: Martial Arts

Join us for episode 1 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 martial arts! Many thanks...

Teen Halloween Dungeons and Dragons

Sign up or RSVP for our spooky session of Teen Dungeons and Dragons this month!

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

Join the Teen Action Council

The Madison Library District Teen Action Council meets regularly to provide input for teen events and programs, and provide suggestions for improvements and other aspects of the Library as it relates to teens. Come join us!

October BiblioManiacs

Book chat for teens 12-17. Join us on October 26th at 4:30 via Zoom to talk about the books you're enjoying.

Upcoming Teen Anime Club

Teens ages 12-18 gather together to watch anime favorites, chat about manga, play Japanese card games, sketch your own manga portraits (markers and paper provided), and munch on yummy snacks! No need to apply -- just show up at one of the meetings! This month on...

COVID-19 UPDATE – Curbside Delivery Until Further Notice

*ANNOUNCEMENT* our services will be temporarily limited to curbside only Starting MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 As previously announced, with the change of assessed risk level from Moderate to High as set forth by the Eastern Idaho Public Health Department, our services will be...

Stuffed Animal Day

Bring your teddy bear to the library on October 14th! Anybody who brings in their stuffed animal friend gets a special treat.

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

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 – Fairy House

Build a fairy house! You will need: about 60 popsicle sticks scissors glue/glue gun materials to decorate

Teen Summer Crafts – Origami Cranes

Fold these paper cranes! You will need: a square sheet of paper

Teen Summer Crafts – Dragon Eggs

Make these incredible dragon eggs! You will need: 150-200 thumb tacks styrofoam egg desired color(s) of fingernail polish

Teen Summer Crafts – Harry Potter Bookmarks

Color these Hogwarts bookmarks. Don't forget the tassle! You will need: printed bookmark template (preferably on cardstock) yarn contact paper

Teen Summer Crafts – Wizard Wand Pens

Create these wands and personalize them however you want! You will need: paper Glue pen (optional) paint (optional) paintbrush (optional) tissue paper

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

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 – Fairy House

Build a fairy house! You will need: about 60 popsicle sticks scissors glue/glue gun materials to decorate

Teen Summer Crafts – Origami Cranes

Fold these paper cranes! You will need: a square sheet of paper

Teen Summer Crafts – Dragon Eggs

Make these incredible dragon eggs! You will need: 150-200 thumb tacks styrofoam egg desired color(s) of fingernail polish

Teen Summer Crafts – Harry Potter Bookmarks

Color these Hogwarts bookmarks. Don't forget the tassle! You will need: printed bookmark template (preferably on cardstock) yarn contact paper

Teen Summer Crafts – Wizard Wand Pens

Create these wands and personalize them however you want! You will need: paper Glue pen (optional) paint (optional) paintbrush (optional) tissue paper

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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