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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.

Winter Reading Book Bingo! - Only at Southwest Regional Library!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Don't you want to read more books this winter? Book Bingo is easy -- read books, get prizes! Come to the children's desk, pick up your card, and get started. All ages welcome! Dec 14th-January 31st!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Mo Willems Scavenger Hunt! - Can you find Pigeon, Elephant & Piggie, and more?

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Mo Willems' characters are loose in the library! Can you help us track them down? They're hidden in the children's section. Come to the children's desk to get started.

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

Teen Game Day

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 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

DIY: Melted Bead Suncatcher

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us at Southwest and let us show you how you can make your own DIY: Melted Bead Suncatcher! Supplies provided Ages 8+ * Register Required.

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

Registration required

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

You're never too old to read Young Adult Fiction!

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Winter Reading Book Bingo! - Only at Southwest Regional Library!

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Don't you want to read more books this winter? Book Bingo is easy -- read books, get prizes! Come to the children's desk, pick up your card, and get started. All ages welcome! Dec 14th-January 31st!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Board Games - in the Teen Room

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • All day

East Regional Library (East - Teen Area)

Play an assortment of board games in the Teen Room!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Mo Willems Scavenger Hunt! - Can you find Pigeon, Elephant & Piggie, and more?

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Mo Willems' characters are loose in the library! Can you help us track them down? They're hidden in the children's section. Come to the children's desk to get started.

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

Homeschool Learning Lab: Tabletop Game Day

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Bring your favorite tabletop games or play what we have here! Join us for a fun, relaxing morning!

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

Leaders UNITE

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming 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, High School

DIY Duct Tape Wallets

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm

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

Make a wallet out of duct tape. All supplies will be provided. Please register. For teens and tweens.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Podcast Hour

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

Find your next favorite podcast at the library! Each month we listen to an episode of a podcast covering a wide range of topics. Grab a friend and join a community of curiosity with some hot cocoa!

Ages: Intergenerational, Adult

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