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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

9:30pm | Teen Room

Teen Advisory Board

December 16th

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!

8:30pm | The Budarz Theater
Beams capoeira

BEAMS - Capoeira

December 2nd and 9th

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.
10:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

December 2nd and 9th

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

9:30pm | Teen Room

Chess

November 26th

December 3rd, 10th, 17th

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

All ages welcome!

9:00pm | Teen Room

Chapter Chat Book Club

December 10th

We will hang out and talk about different books. Our first book will be “The Bridge Home” by Padma Venkatraman.

Wednesday

8:30pm | Teen Room

Gaming Afternoons

December 4th, 11th

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.

8:30pm | The Budarz Theater

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament

December 18th

Are you ready to smash? Battle it out with your friends in our drop in rotating game tournament.  Controllers will be provided but you may bring your own.  Program length is about 2 hours.  The first 16 to arrive are guaranteed playing time.

8:30pm - 10:00pm | The Budarz Theater
Foodie Fun

Foodie Fun with Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen

December 4th and 11th

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.
10:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

December 4th and 11th

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.
9:00pm | Teen Room

DIY Snowflakes

December 20th

Create your own, unique snowflake; the perfect decoration for a winter wonderland!

Thursday

8:30pm | Teen Room
magic the gathering card game

Magic the Gathering Card Game Tournament

December 12th

Compete in a Magic the Gathering tournament!

11:30pm | Teen Room

Indian Cooking with Neera

December 5th and 19th

Learn how to cook delicious Indian from a seasoned cooking vet!

Friday

8:30pm - 10:00pm | The Budarz Theater

BEAMS - Arch for Kids - Basketball Challenge

December 6th and 13th

 

Arch for Kids Engineering Challenges: Make the tallest towers and the strongest bridges ( a bridge design that will support the most weight).

 

10:00pm | The Budarz Theater
BEAMS Relax and Snacks

BEAMS - Relax & Snacks

December 6th and 13th

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.
12:00am | The Budarz Theater

Friday Night Flix: Home Alone

December 20th

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister  acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

Rated PG 1 hour 43 minutes
Doors open at 6:45pm

Saturday

7:00pm | Teen Room
VolunTeen Orientation

VolunTeen Orientation

December 14th

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.

7:00pm | Teen Room

DIY Gingerbread Houses

December 21st

‘Tis the season to make Gingerbread Houses, falalala la lala la la!

Come make the most epic Gingerbread House in OPL history!
Space for this sweet (pun intended) event is limited and sign up will be held in the Teen Room 30 minutes before the start of the fun.