Anime and Manga Meet-up

Students in fifth through 12th grades are invited to hang out in the Willard Teen Room and discuss their current favorite anime, manga, or graphic novel series with other teens while crafting and snacking. Check out the popular manga collection while you're here.

5-7 p.m., first Thursdays,
Sept. 6, Oct. 4, and Dec. 6,
Willard Library Teen Room

Tween Nights

Students ages 9-14 are invited to a monthly teen night for special activities. Tweens will be able to become familiar with the teen room, meet other students, and work on a fun project on the third Thursday of the month.

5-7 p.m., Thursdays,
Willard Teen Room,

  • Sept. 20: Heart String Art project,
  • Oct. 11: Glow-in-the-dark Pumpkin Painting,
  • Nov. 15: Minecraft night with all things Minecraft

 

What's Cooking and Drumming at the Library

Students will have an opportunity to learn heart-healthy cooking and food preparation. Participants will learn how small changes can make big differences for a family’s health and food budget. Students will sample and learn to prepare tasty and healthy foods to maximize nutrition. Also, students will have an opportunity to participate in cardio drumming. Food-related and exercise books will be available to check out.

3-4:45 p.m., third Thursdays,
Sept. 20, Oct. 18, and Nov. 15,
Willard Library Teen Room

Legacy of Hope

Youth and adults both are immediately engaged and profoundly touched by prevention specialist and speaker Susie Vanderlip. Her original one-woman theatrical presentation, Legacy of Hope, address the emotional and social issues of youth and families--alcohol and drug abuse, teen pregnancy, gangs, self-injury, suicide, bullying, and depression.

Details to come.

Lock-in at Your Library

Spend an after-hours evening in the Willard Teen Room. Students in fifth through 12th grades are invited to enjoy pizza and play games between 6:30 and 9 p.m. A permission slip from a parent is required.

Details to come.

Zombie Lock-in

Students in fifth through 12 grades are invited for some after-hours, zombie-themed fun at the Helen Warner Branch. Students may eat pizza, play games, and survive the night of the living dead. A permission slip from a parent is required.

Details to come.

Friendsgiving Day

Students in fifth through 12th grades are invited to a Friendsgiving celebration, which will focus on of the importance of friendship and giving. Food will be served.

Wednesday, Nov. 21,
Noon to 2 p.m.,
Willard Teen Room