Summer reading has officially started! Sign up online or at the library to win prizes for reading throughout the summer. Also check out our calendar for all the the teen summer programs. We’ll have events every Monday and every other Wednesday, as well as some special programming like a Super Smash Bros tournament and a Harry Potter escape room! For students entering 6th-12th grade.
The teen summer reading program begins on Friday, June 1st. Teens can register for a Readsquared account and log their hours online. For more information about the program, rules, and prizes, stop by the library!
Join us for this month’s YA Cooking Class. We’ll be making summertime smoothies and milkshakes to celebrate the warmer weather. Please note any allergies on the registration form. For grades 5-12.
Join us for our young adult cooking classes this week. On Wednesday, April 18th at 6:00pm we’ll be cooking personal pizzas. On Thursday, April 19th at 5:00pm there will be a bonus class! A guest instructor is coming in to teach us how to use instant pots to make soup, macaroni and cheese, and cake. Registration is required for both sessions and the classes are open to students in grades 5-12. Please note any allergies in the registration form.
On Saturday, April 14th at 1:00pm stop by the library for an afternoon chat with Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit. If Archie Comics sounds familiar, that may be because they are the inspiration behind CW’s popular show Riverdale. We’ll also have some snacks, door prizes, and the winner of the comic contest will be announced! Registration is not required but is recommended. Click here to register.
On Saturday, April 14th at 1pm, join us at the library for “Beyond Riverdale: An Afternoon Chat with Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit.” Refreshments will be served after the talk. If you’re a fan of drawing comics in addition to reading them, enter our Archie Comic Contest! Stop by the library for a complete list of rules and an entry form. Registration for the event is not required by highly recommended. All ages are welcome, though the talk will be aimed at teens and tweens.
Awards season doesn’t just come for movies and TV! Check out the teen book display by the reference desk to see some of the current and past book award winners. Want a complete lists of winners and honors? Have a look at the YALSA Book and Media Awards website to see more award-worthy titles.
Check out the shelf near the reference desk to take a peek at our new “Blind Date” display. Each book is wrapped so you don’t know what you’re checking out. There is a small description to help you pick the one you might like most. People always say “Don’t choose a book by it’s cover!” Well, now you don’t have to worry about the cover at all. Stop by throughout February and you just might fall in love with a new favorite novel! All titles are from the YA collection.
On Monday, January 29th at 7:00pm we’ll be having our first meeting for the Harry Potter Club. This club will include Harry Potter related crafts, snacks, and more! No registration is required. For grades 5-12.
There’s still time to register for the first YA cooking class on Wednesday, January 24th at 6:00pm! Students in grades 5-12 can sign up to learn how to make dinner and dessert quesadillas. Please list any food allergies on the registration form.