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Special Events   - Unless otherwise noted, all teen programs are for Grades 6 and Up

 

Please register for all programs via the links below or by calling the library at 875-9004. There will  be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.                                                                                                    

 

ROBOTICS WORKSHOP  Register Here

Tuesday, January 21 & Wednesday, January 22, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Students in Grades 5-8. You'll be tasked with building and coding robots using Arduino and Tetrix. Students will be helped by members from John Jay High School's Robotics Team, The Metal Benders. Robots will be built in groups of 3-5, with two sessions to finish them. Coders will be able to program on already preassembled robots and will learn how to make a robot follow a line and more. 

 

ACT/SAT PRACTICE TEST Register Here

Saturday, January 25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm - * Note Time Change!

Attention teens: take your choice of a practice ACT or SAT test and receive a FREE consultation w/C2 Education to go over your results to help prep for upcoming formal tests. Please arrive a few minutes before 10, as testing starts promptly. Remember your pencils and calculator.

 

LET IT SNOW! PJs, HOT CHOCOLATE & CRAFTING!  Register Here

Saturday, January 25, 7:00 pm

Teens will enjoy being inside the library on this wintry night creating three unique crafts that they can bring home. Teen Advisory Group volunteers will show teens how to create giant snowflakes, make a snow globe and create a one of a kind ornament out of glass. The evening will be complete with hot chocolate and snacks.

 

PLANNING YOUR COLLEGE VISIT  Register Here

Tuesday, February 18, 7:00 pm * Note Date Change!

Spring Break is when many sophomore and junior families embark on the college search, but do they really know where to start? In this informative and humorous talk, Lewisboro Resident and IECA Professional Consultant Alan Sheptin dissects the college visit.

 

DIY VALENTINE CRAFT: DECOUPAGE KEEPSAKE BOX  Register Here

Wednesday, February 12, 4:00 pm

With Valentine's Day fast approaching creating a wooden keepsake box is the perfect idea. Teens will decorate the box with gems, decoupage cutouts and sequins and sharpies. Then we'll fill them up with sweets!

 

Teen Team Monopoly  Register Here

Friday, February 28, 7:00 pm

Chase away the "winter blues" with this team effort playing Monopoly. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
 

Teen Cupcake Wars!

Friday, March 20, 7:00 pm – Middle School MS Register Here

Friday, April 17, 7:00 pm – High School  HS Register Here

Our own reality cupcake decorating competition returns. No baking required. Teams start with “naked cupcakes” and work together through three rounds of decorating. Each round has a theme and a choice of traditional and unusual toppings to design with. Prizes for most creative cupcake designs.
 

Stop Motion Fun with Peeps  Register Here

Tuesday, April 7, 3:00 pm

We’ll use some creativity and make short films starring this springtime confection!
 

Writing the College Essay  Register Here

Tuesday April 21, 7:00 pm

The workshop, for seniors in High School, will present students with tips on generating ideas for their college essay, including what not to write about. Led by Alan Sheptin.

 

Ecosystems in a Jar  Register Here

Wednesday, May 6, 4:00 pm

Teens will create a miniature garden enclosed in its own little world.
 

Fun with Ozobots  Register Here

Wednesday, May 27, 4:00 pm

Come learn coding with our small, pocket-sized light up robots. Then we'll make a maze and some planks for them to climb.

 

Recurring Programs

 

BOOK BITES  Register Here

Meets 3rd Tuesday of Month, 6:00 pm

Grades 7 and up. We’ll share the details of our favorite books and munch on pizza and cookies. The book selection for January 21 is House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer.

 

GUYS READ MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK GROUP   Register Here

Meets 2nd Tuesday of Month, 6:00 pm
Grades 6 - 8. Enjoy pizza and cookies while discussing your favorite books. The book selection for January 14 is The Captain's Dog by Roland Smith, but we'll also be discussing The Call of the Wild, by Jack London because our December meeting was snowed-out!

 

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS  
Meets Monthly Saturdays at 4:00 pm

Dungeon Masters Al Pezone and Michael Alterio lead this popular fantasy game for new and experienced players. Heroes are guided through quests for treasure, battles and daring rescues. This program is full. Please call the Library if you'd like to be placed on the waiting list - 875-9004.

 

TEEN YOGA  Register Here

Meets Monthly on Mondays or Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

January 27, March 2, March 25, April 20, May 11

Continuation of our monthly Teen Yoga Class with instructor Ellen Bonheim of Firefly Yoga. She will provide teens with techniques to help them de-stress and relax during the school year. Bring a yoga mat and water.
 

Teen Advisory Group

Meets the 4th Tuesday of the Month at 7:30 pm

Teens in Middle and High School

The group helps plan special events for teens and younger children. To join TAG, please contact Dolores Antonetz at 875-9004.