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Branching Out: Teen Programs

Two teenagers with painted faces at the Summer Reading kickoff

We have lots of events for teens at all of our library locations. Here’s what’s coming up in the next week. Want to see more? Check out the full teen calendar.

Sesame Street Scavenger Hunt!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

It's Sesame Street's birthday so we're celebrating with a scavenger hunt! The characters are hidden in the children's section! Can you find them all? Come to the children's desk to get started.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, Elementary School

Audiobooks & EBooks 101

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Bring your gadgets and learn how to install and navigate our free digital resources for your best reading experience!

Ages: Intergenerational, Adult

Cursive Writing Play and Practice! (canceled)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Cursive writing can be fun! Learn cursive writing through practice and art.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Elementary School

Whatever Wednesday Arts & Crafts

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Join Ms. Jessica in the Teen area for a craft, or, whatever.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Teen Game Day

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Hang out at the library and play Nintendo Switch games or classic board games. Games not your thing? Doodle and eat snacks. It's your time to relax and meet other teens. For teens and tweens.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Spy School! - Coded Messages!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Ever wanted to be a spy? Join Miss Julia (AKA: Agent J) and learn a new spy skill every month! This month: learn all about different ways to write coded messages! Ages 7+, registration required!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Elementary School

Registration required

Sesame Street Scavenger Hunt!

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

It's Sesame Street's birthday so we're celebrating with a scavenger hunt! The characters are hidden in the children's section! Can you find them all? Come to the children's desk to get started.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, Elementary School

Homeschool Learning Lab - Thank You Notes

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Celebrate all those you are thankful for by sending notes. We will provide blank cards for you to decorate. You provide the address and we'll send them!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Ages: Teen, Middle School

DIY Rainbow Crane Garland

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Learn how to fold paper cranes, and make your own garland to show off your new skills and your creativity. All supplies will be provided. For teens & tweens. Please register.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

American Girl Club Presents: Durham's Civil Rights History

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 4:15pm - 4:50pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Join Special Guest Elizabeth Shulman from the North Carolina Collection for discussion of Durham in the 1960s and the Civil Rights Movement! Parents are welcome to attend this special program.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Elementary School

Registration required

DIY Rainbow Crane Garland (rescheduled)

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

New date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Learn how to fold paper cranes, and make your own garland to show off your new skills and your creativity. All supplies will be provided. For teens & tweens. Please register.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Spanish help with technology- Ayuda con tecnologia

Thursday, November 21, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Tutoring/Study Room #2 - Room 120)

Brian estara disponible para ayudarles con un historial del trabajo, aplicaciones en el telefono, el uso de las computadoras en general, etc. No hace falta anotarse. Buscalo en una de las mesas.

Ages: Middle School, High School, Adult

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