Teens

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Tabletop Gaming

tabletop gaming

Sept 6 & 20, Oct 4 & 18, Nov 1 & 15

3:30-4:30 pm in Meeting Room B

Join us for an afternoon of gaming every other Tuesday. We’ll be solving mysteries, stopping epidemics and trying to stay sane with the tabletop games Betrayal at House on the Hill, Pandemic, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective and Carcassonne.

Writers Group

book and glasses

Sept 7 & 21, Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2 & 16

6:30-8:00 pm in the Teen Space

Writers group is one of the oldest and most popular clubs at the library. Join this teen librarian and author, Erin E. Moulton (Keepers of the Labyrinth/Penguin) for this workshop-based writers group. Come and share your stories, talk about the writing craft and where and how to submit your work for publishing.

Makerspace Club

Sept 8 & 22, Oct 6 & 20, Nov 3 & 17

3:00-4:00 pm in the Meeting Room B

Create with Raspberry Pi! We’ll be digging into the Raspberry Pi programs to learn how to MAKE using this digital microcomputer. We’ll use Sonic Pi to program music, Python to learn basic code and Scratch to understand the basics of visual programming and animation.

Humanitarian Book Club

humanitarian

Sept 15, Oct 13, and Nov 10

3:00-4:00 pm in Meeting Room B

Join our teen-run humanitarian book club. What is humanitarianism? Our book club will introduce us to some of the greatest humanitarians of the past and present. Titles include; Long Walk to Freedom, I am Malala, The New Jim Crow, We Should All Be Feminists. We’ll vote on each title at the book club meeting!

Bridge Programs

DPL Bridge Programs open to kids 10-18 years old!

Quidditch Practice

quidditch for web

Sept 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

4:00-5:00 pm MacGregor Park

Calling all muggles! Our summer Quidditch practice was such a success, we’ll be continuing it through September.  Join us in MacGregor Park, where we’ll chase the golden snitch and toss around quaffles, beaters, and bludgers, all while riding broomsticks.  Have a favorite Hogwarts house? Wear your house colors to show your pride! Practices just might end with a nice glass of Butterbeer or Pumpkin Juice!

Hunger Games Fandom Club

hunger games fandom

Sept 13 & 27, Oct 11 & 25, Nov 8

3:30-4:30 pm in Meeting Room B

This fall, we’ll dip into the exciting and deadly world of Panem. We’ll stock up on anti-venom for Tracker Jackers, create plenty of “May the odds be ever in your favor” swag/wall art, try a recipe from the Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook, harvest Nightlock berries and get sorted into our districts. May the odds be ever in your favor!