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Join LPL Teen Events on Remind and get text alerts to your phone about upcoming teen events. Just text @lplteen to 81010
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Teen Writer’s Group
For teens ages 13-18
First Thursday of the Month, 7 p.m.
January 2, February 6, March 5, April 2
Small Conference Room

All current and aspiring teen writers are welcome! Get inspired and share your work (if you want to). No registration required.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
For teens ages 13-18
1st Saturday of each month, 1:30-4:30 p.m
January 4, February 1, March 7, April 4, May 2
Teen Point

D&D (5th edition) is coming to LPL! New and experienced adventurers welcome. No books or supplies needed. No registration is required, but space may be limited. Seats will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to check in with the program presenter when you arrive. Click here for more information.

Afterschool Hangout
For teens ages 13-18
Tuesdays, 4-5:30 p.m.
January 14-April 28*
Teen Point

Take a break and try this week’s craft, game, skill, or activity! Drop in anytime from 4-5:30 p.m. No registration required. *No program on 3/17 due to Spring Break.

TAG: Teen Advisory Group
For teens ages 13-18
Third Thursday of the month*, 7 p.m.
January 16, February 20, March 26*, April 16
Teen Point

Make a difference at your library and in your community—join the Teen Advisory Group! This active, dedicated group meets monthly and works together with Library staff to create and implement youth programs, promote library events and resources, and volunteer in the community. Interested teens must apply for membership; applications are available at the Youth Services Desk or can be printed here. *March date postponed by one weeks to March 26 due to Spring Break.

Teen Volunteer Program Orientation  LibCal 
For teens ages 14-18
Second Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.
January 8, February 12, March 11, April 8, May 13
Crawford Meeting Room

Interested in earning volunteer hours for school or extracurricular activities? Join our Teen Volunteer Program! Learn about the inner workings of the Youth Department, from program preparation to collection maintained, as you work alongside library staff. Please note: The library does not provide court-appointed service hours. Registration is REQUIRED to attend orientation. Register online by clicking a date above.

Free Math Tutoring by Intellichoice
For children and teens in grades 1-12
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
January 11-May 9
Bennett Program Room

Free math tutoring provided by Intellichoice for students at or below grade-level in math. Placement based on scores from a diagnostic test administered by Intellichoice. Visit http://www.intellichoice.org/sign-up for more information and to register your child. *No tutoring on March 21.

Ending the Silence: Mental Health Conditions & How to Get Help
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, January 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Concerned about a friend or loved one, or yourself?
In this program designed for teens by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, learn the warning signs of mental health conditions and what to do if you or someone you care about are showing symptoms. Hear from an adult presenter from NAMI North Texas and also from a young adult living with a mental health condition about their journey to recovery. No registration is required. Click here for more information.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party  LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, February 13, 6:30-8 p.m.
Teen Point

Think Cupid is stupid? Sick of candy, hearts, and flowers? Celebrate Anti-Valentine’s Day with like-minded teens. Registration is required and opens January 30. Click here to register.

Teen Bookmark Contest
For teens ages 13-18
Entries accepted February 15-March 15

Design a bookmark to be produced and distributed by LPL. You could also win additional prizes! Full details will be available starting February 1 at the Youth Services Desk and online.

Teen Night in The Hive: Vinyl Decals  LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, February 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
The Hive Makerspace

Learn the basics of using the Silhouette Studio software to design custom vinyl decals to label your stuff or represent your chosen fandom. All supplies provided. Registration is required and opens February 13. Click here to register.

Teen Craft Night  LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8 p.m.
Teen Point

Try out fun and favorite crafts FREE! All materials provided. Registration is required and opens March 5. Click here to register.

Homeschool Art Show
For homeschool kids and teens ages 6-18
Art show runs April 4-May 3
Artist reception April 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Bennett Children’s Wing

Lewisville-area homeschooled teens are invited to submit one piece of 2-D art to LPL’s Homeschool Art Show. Full details and dates will be available starting March 1 at the Youth Services Desk and online.

Perot Tech Truck Challenge  LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

The Perot Tech Truck returns with another tech challenge! All materials provided. Registration is required and opens April 23. Click here to register.

Finals Week Study Break
For teens ages 13-18
Monday, May 18, Tuesday May 19, Drop in from 4-6 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

Take a break from studying for finals! De-stress with snacks, music, games, and fun. No registration required.