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Fun Programs for Teens

Whether you like movies, books, cooking, games or just having a blast, the Teen Room is the place to be

Monday

4:30pm | Teen Room

Teen Advisory Board

October 21st

Have an idea for a program? Want to see a particular book or movie in the library? Want to see the latest video games and systems in the Teen Room? Make your voice heard and come to the Teen Advisory Board where real change happens!

3:30pm | The Budarz Theater
Beams capoeira

BEAMS - Capoeira

November 18th and 25th

This program is for middle school students in grades 6-8 and is part of the BEAMS (Be Excellent At Middle School) program.

Come learn Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art from Rafael Abreu Teixeira of Cai Na Capoeria.  Capoeira classes are designed for everyone to develop coordination, agility, flexibility, strength, balance and rhythm. Participants will also learn Brazilian Portuguese and instruments through music and songs.
Dress in comfortable clothing that allows movement. Bare feet preferred or wear flexible shoes.
Registration in the Teen Room begins at 3pm.
5:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

November 18th and 25th

A.I.M. (Active & Involved Middle-Schoolers) to Unwind is a time for students to have a snack, work on their homework, socialize and participate in activities after the school day has ended.

This program is for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and is part of the BEAMS (Be Excellent At Middle School program).
Registration begins at 3pm in the Teen Room.

Tuesday

4:30pm | Teen Room

Chess

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Learn to play or perfect your moves! Whether you are a beginner or a master, join us and our awesome instructors.

All ages welcome!

Wednesday

3:30pm | Teen Room

Gaming Afternoons

October 2nd, 9th, 16th. 23rd and 30th

November 6th, 13th, 20th

Each week we will be playing different games on different platforms! Whether we’re using the Wii, our new Nintendo Switch, or playing Magic the Gathering, there will always be a dope game happening during our Drop In Gaming.

3:30pm - 5:00pm | The Budarz Theater
Foodie Fun

Foodie Fun with Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen

November 20th

This program is open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students as part of the BEAMS (Be Excellent At Middle School) program.

Come join Ashley Covelli of Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen and learn to cook new recipes and explore different types of foods using our own library “tiny kitchen”.
Registration begins at 3pm in the Teen Room.
6:00pm | Gallery Area
math tutoring

Math Tutoring

November 6th, 13th, 20th

Conquering math can be difficult, but we are here to help you laugh in the face of math.

5:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

November 20th

A.I.M. (Active & Involved Middle-Schoolers) to Unwind is a time for students to have a snack, work on their homework, socialize and participate in activities after the school day has ended.

This program is for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and is part of the BEAMS (Be Excellent At Middle School program).
Registration begins at 3pm in the Teen Room.

Thursday

3:30pm | Teen Room
magic the gathering card game

Magic the Gathering Card Game

November 7th, 14th, 21st

Learn the art of Magic the Gathering from an expert!

Friday

3:30pm - 5:00pm | The Budarz Theater

BEAMS - Arch for Kids - Basketball Challenge

November 22nd

 

5:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

November 22nd

A.I.M. (Active & Involved Middle-Schoolers) to Unwind is a time for students to have a snack, work on their homework, socialize and participate in activities after the school day has ended.

This program is for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and is part of the BEAMS (Be Excellent At Middle School program).
Registration begins at 3pm in the Teen Room.

Saturday

2:00pm | Teen Room
VolunTeen Orientation

VolunTeen Orientation

November 16th

Complete this orientation to begin volunteering  with us to satisfy your community service needs.

Students must submit the online OPL Teen Volunteer Application AND sign up for orientation before attending the orientation.