Things to do

Winter 2018 Teen Scene

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Crafts & Creativity Projects

Stop by the YA room between 10am-2pm on the third Saturday of each month for our casual teen crafts program. Each month will have a different craft project, spend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required, ages 11-18 only.

Saturday, November 17th -pom-pom painting.

Saturday, December 15th~ Gift making. Drop in and create unique gifts.

Thursday, December 27th ~ Drop in art lab, stop by the YA room between 10am-2pm and spend as little or as much time as you like.

Saturday, January 19th ~ design your own air plant holder.

 

FARTS-Fast Arts in the teen room

November – Food for fines. Did you just find the library book you checked out this summer under your bed? Worried that you owe money on your library account, but really want to check out a book, movie or music CD? No worries! Bring in a donation of food for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program and we will waive your fines. 1 donated item = $1 fine forgiven.
Most Needed Items: Peanut butter, white rice, canned tuna or chicken, Hamburger/Tuna Helper, cereal, soup, canned gravy, canned cranberry sauce, and canned tomatoes.

December– Let it snow! Pick up a template and create a unique flake.

January– Add some color to the mid-winter white with Origami!

February-Guess the amount of chocolate pieces in the jar-closest guess without going over wins. One guess per visit. Winner drawn on 2/28, ages 11-18 only.

 

5th Annual Chocolate Wars

Saturday, February 16 ~ 10am-1pm. Bring your sweet tooth and try to best your buddies with a little friendly combat! All ages welcome! This is a drop in activity, no registration required.

 

February Vacation activities

Wednesday, February 20 ~ Drop in art lab, stop by the YA room between 10am-2pm and spend as little or as much time as you like. No registration required, ages 11-18 only.

Friday, February 22- 3rd Annual Friday of the Force! 1-2:30pm. Join us for Star Wars themed snacks, crafts and activities! Wear a costume for extra fun! All ages.

 

Tween Reads

Calling all 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Graders! Join us for Tween Talk! We meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 5pm, October through May, to discuss great books and eat pizza! Copies of the books are available at the library. Tween Reads is facilitated by Mariah & Cyndi! Registration is required so we know how much pizza to buy! For more information or to register call 725-1727 or email cyndi@topshamlibrary.org.

 

How did they do?

Book/movie comparison. Starting September 1st teens can check out a book and movie combo pack. Read the book and watch the movie. Fill out the short comparison bookmark and return it to the library for one raffle ticket. The lucky winner will receive a $50 gift card. The winning name will be drawn on December 15th. Ages 11-18 only.

 

 

Reading Without Walls Challenge

National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, has issued a challenge to all readers to read without walls in one of the three ways below.

1. Read a book about a character who doesn’t look like you or live like you.

2. Read a book about a topic you don’t know much about.

3. Read a book in a format that you don’t normally read for fun. This might be a chapter book, a graphic novel, a book in verse, a picture book, or a hybrid book.