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TAG: Teen Advisory Group
For teens ages 13-18
Third Thursday of the month*, 7 p.m.
August 29*, September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19
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. *August date postponed by two weeks to August 29

Teen Volunteer Program Orientation LibCal
For teens ages 14-18
Second Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.
November 13 | Click here to register
December 11 | Click here to register
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.

Afterschool Hangout
For teens ages 13-18
Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m.
September 3 – November 9
Teen Point

Take a break and try this week’s craft, game, skill, or activity! Drop in anytime from 3:30-5 p.m. No registration required.

Teen Writer’s Group
For teens ages 13-18
First Thursday of the Month, 7 p.m.
September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5
Small Conference Room

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

Free Math Tutoring by Intellichoice
For children and teens in grades 1-12
Saturdays, 2-4 p.m.
September 7 – December 14
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 October 12 or November 30.

Financial Aid & College Help with TWU Mobile Go Center *CANCELLED*
For teens ages 13-18 (Parents welcome)
Saturday, November 2, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Outside Library’s East Doors

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our presenter is no longer available to teach this workshop. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please keep an eye on our schedule of events for future college prep sessions.

Free Practice SAT LibCal
For teens in grade 9-12 only
Saturday, November 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Glenmore Savage Community Room

Take a FREE practice SAT exam, get your score immediately, then stay for a brief study session. Presented by More Than a Teacher. REQUIRED registration opens November 2. Click here to register.

Ready Set Game: International Games Week
For families with children and teens ages 6-18
Saturday, November 9, noon-4 p.m.
Glenmore Savage Community Room

Celebrate International Games Week with tabletop games for everyone ages 6+. Bring your family, friends, or on your own for game demos, giveaways, and fun! Bring your own favorite games or play ours.

Learn how to play a new game at one of our game demonstrations, running throughout the event:
Crokinole - This traditional Canadian dexterity game combines elements of shuffleboard, curling, and other sports in a tabletop game -- and can be quite addictive!
Splendor - In this 2014 Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) nominee game, Renaissance merchants compete to acquire gem mines and attract the attention of nobles to increase their prestige.
Dominion - This classic deck-builder game (and 2009 Spiel the Jahres winner) is enjoyed by millions around the world.
- More demos may be added -
Check out game-related projects made in LPL's makerspace, The Hive, using the laser engraver/cutter, 3-D printer, and Cameo Silhouette.
Enter to win a door prize!  Door prizes and giveaways include board games, free-food coupons, and passes to LLELA Nature Preserve.
No registration required.

Teen BattleBots with the Perot Tech Truck LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, November 14, 6-8 p.m.
Glenmore Savage Community Room

Work in a small team to build a battlebot out of a remote control car chassis, small motors, and recycled and everyday materials, then try your luck on the battleground. Registration is REQUIRED and opens October 31. Click here to register.

Teen Holiday Craft Night LibCal
For teens ages 13-18
Thursday, December 12, 6:30-8 p.m.
Teen Point

Make crafts perfect for gifting—or keep them for yourself! All materials will be provided. Registration is REQUIRED and opens November 27. Click here to register.

Finals Week Study Break!
For teens ages 13-18
Monday, December 16 – Wednesday, December 18, 3:30-6 p.m.
Bennett Program Room

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

Download a copy of the Fall 2019 Teen Flyer