Teens

2017 TWEEN and TEEN

Summer Reading Program Events 

Help us build a better world this summer with fun activities.

Ages 11 & up please!

Thursday, June 8, 2 – 4pm Design Your Own Book Ends Using paint, markers and other supplies, design your own metal bookends to take home and use for your personal book collection. All materials provided. Register (call or visit the library) beginning June 1st.

Thursday, June 15, 2 – 4pm  Edible Architecture Create 3-dimensional creations using marshmallows, gumdrops, fruit, crackers, frosting and more! Use your design skills and have fun with friends.

Thursday, June 29, 5 – 7pm Book Club* Discuss the book, The Reinvention of Edison Thomas by Jaqueline Houtman and enjoy time with friends. There will be pizza and snacks too!

Thursday, July 6, 2 – 4pm  Succulents Terrarium Making Learn how to make a small terrarium using succulent plants, soil, rocks, pebbles and more. All supplies provided. Register (call or visit the library) beginning June 27th.

Thursday, July 20, 2 – 4pm Recycled T-Shirt Tote Bags Bring an old t-shirt from home and use it to make a no-sew tote bag. We will have a small supply of t-shirts on hand.

Thursday, July 20, 6 – 7:30pm Naturals Class Join Naturalist, Licia Johnson from the North Lakeland Discovery Center as she shares how to make lotions, scrubs and lib balms using all natural ingredients. Register (call or visit the library) beginning July 11th.

Thursday, July 27, 5 – 7pm Book Club* Discuss the book, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs and enjoy time with friends. There will be pizza and snacks too!

*Book Club participants:

Stop in to the library any time after June 1st to pick up a copy of the first book that we’ll be reading, The Invention of Edison Thomas by Jaqueline Houtman.

Garden Club

Be a part of our Garden Club! Starting July 21st we will meet at the library once a week, every Friday afternoon from 3-4pm. Depending on our needs, we may go out into the library garden and take care of some routine maintenance (deadheading, weeding, watering, etc.) or work on creating some garden art to put on display in our garden. This is a relaxed, casual group where anyone (ages 11 & up) can feel free to drop in and help out our community! 

TEEN LINKS:

YALSA Book Finder

The Hub

Epic Reads

Teen Reads

Teen Reads on Goodreads 

YA Books Central

Readergirlz

Guys Read

Teen Ink

Reading Rants!

LUHS Library Media Center

For Teens: Made With Code, WisCode Literati, Code and Girls Who Code

For Younger Kids: Scratch Jr. and Kodable

 

GET YOUR EBOOKS HERE:

Fiction eBooks for Teens  | Non-Fiction eBooks for Teens