Teen Programs


These programs are for teens entering sixth grade through graduating seniors.  Some programs may require a materials fee.


 

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Teen Tuesdays

*Beginning June 26* Tuesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Come hang out at the library! The activity room is yours to use for two hours every Tuesday over the summer to play games, eat food, make art activities, and just relax. New art activity each week! All materials and food provided. Free program. No registration required.


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July 7 & August 4, 4:30 – 5:30 PM

Can you make it out in time? Search for clues that will help you escape the room! Free program open to 6 – 12 graders. Minimum of 4 teens must be signed up. Registration required.


 

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*Beginning July 11* Wednesdays, 12 PM – 1:30 PM

Avon Grove Library and the Avon Grove School District are partnering up to help you with your Summer Reading Assignments! Meet with librarians at this open drop-in time to help you figure out your reading assignments, choose books, or motivate you to keep going! No registration required to this free program.

Can’t make it on the Wednesday drop-in times? No problem! Email sbeyer@ccls.org to schedule a time and day that works for you!


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*Beginning June 29* Fridays, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Join in the fun each Friday after the library closes for games, activities, and snacks! Each week something new. No registration required to this free program.

June 29: Tye-Dye and T-Shirt Decorating

You bring the shirt, bag, hat, pants, or whatever and we’ll provide the rest! Come tye-dye and paint on clothes for a cool summer look.

July 6: Karaoke & Hide-And-Seek Tournament

Do you want to sing or do you want to hide? Come do both! Enjoy karaoke and a giant game of hide-and-seek in the book stacks.

July 13: Ramen & Anime Night

Come make and eat ramen and candy sushi while we watch and discuss our favorite anime! Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character!

July 20: Harry Potter Party

Celebrate Harry Potter with your fellow Potter fans! Enjoy games, crafts, and activities based on this popular book series.

July 27: Camp Night

Hang out in a tent with special camp crafts, games, scary stories, and of course, s’mores!

August 3: Silent Library

Can you make it through multiple challenges without making a sound? Come find out!


Teen Writing Workshop

Next Meeting: July 21, 12:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Do you love to write? Teens in grades 6 – 12 can discover more about creative writing and how to find your voice. No experience necessary. Meets the third Saturday of every month.


YA Book Club

Next Meeting: July 21, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Book Lovers Unite! For grades 9-12, this book club will feature young adult books of all genres. Come read and discuss! Meets the third Saturday of every month.

Books We’re Reading…

January 2018 – No Meeting This Month

February 17, 2018 – “Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds

March 17, 2018 – “The Selection” by Kiera Cass

April 21, 2018 – “Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea” by Sungju Lee

June 16, 2018 – “Tess of the Road” by Rachel Hartman

July 21, 2018 – “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland


 

Teen Service Club

Earn service hours, make friends, and help out the library at Teen Service Club!  Help prepare crafts and activities for storytimes.  The club meets on Tuesdays, from 3:30-5 PM from the beginning of September through the end of May.

Check out the Teen Volunteer page for information on volunteering at the library.


BAD WEATHER POLICY: Morning Programs are cancelled if the Avon Grove School District has a delayed opening or is closed. Afternoon or Evening Programs are cancelled if the schools are closed or close early. Updated Cancellations will be posted on our library’s Facebook Page.