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Fantastic Beasts and Other Weird Things Workshop

Dec 1, 15, 29, Jan 12 & 26, Feb 9 & 23

3:30-4:30 pm in Meeting Room A

Let’s celebrate the new Harry Potter movie with a little beastly workshop of our own! Join us as we tear apart mechanical toys and create our own fantastic beasts using cardboard, hot glue, paint, ingenuity and imagination. And, of course, celebrate all things Harry Potter.

Writers Group

book and glasses

Dec 14 & 28, Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22

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.

Retro Gaming Club

Dec 13 & 27, Jan 10 & 24, Feb 7 & 21

3:00-4:00 pm in the Meeting Room B

Join us to discover old school games. We’ll pick up and play Gameboy, Nintendo and more, as well as learn how to turn current technology into emulators for old games. Come out and play!

Humanitarian Club


Dec 8, Jan 5, Feb 2

3:30-4:00 pm in the Teen Space

Join our teen-run humanitarian club to learn all about humanitarian issues. We read books, listen to Ted Talks and discuss in a relaxed and open environment.

Bridge Programs

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

Holiday Craft Program

Dec 7

6:30-8:00 pm in the Meeting Room

Are you stumped on holiday gift giving? Come make a unique gift at one of our gift making stations this year. Join us to craft Star Wars soaps, bath salts, jewelry, and holiday cards. Skip the mall and come to the library!

Hogwarts Kitchen

Dec 6 & 20, Jan 3, 17, & 31, Feb 14

3:30-4:30 pm in Meeting Room A

Let’s get warm this winter with food from the Hogwarts Kitchen. We’ll make our own Harry Potter Licorice Wands, Hogwarts Extra Chocolate Hot Chocolate, Sugar Mice, Chocolate Frogs, and Golden Snitch Cake Pops. Ages 10-18 . Registration recommended.

Hogwarts Kitchen Cupcake Wars

Feb 28

3:30-4:30 in Meeting Room A

To wrap up our time in the Hogwarts Kitchen, we will have an epic Cupcake Wars decorating competition! The person with the most awesome Harry Potter design will take home the grand prize!  Ages 10-18