Library Programs for Tweens and Teens in November

10/27/2010

All programs are free and open to the public. For a complete list of events visit ppld.org

Tween Programs

First Friday
The First Lego League will share their cool creations - expect a robot or two.. Bring your own Legos to play with after the presentation. Snacks provided.Friday, Nov. 5 from 4 - 5 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

All Ages Chess Club
Bring a friend, or meet a new opponent. For experts and beginners, all ages welcome.
Friday, Nov. 12 from 4 - 5 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

Tween Gift Making
It’s holiday season. Do you need a gift for someone? Come and make a photo frame! It’s free. Ages 9 - 12 welcome. No registration needed.
Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. – Cheyenne Mountain Library, 1785 S. 8th St.

American Girl Book Club
This is the last meeting of the fall book group. If you haven't already registered, this group is full. We will be doing another American Girl Book Club in February 2011. Stay tuned!
Friday, Nov. 19 from 4 - 5 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

Teen Programs

Penrose Youth Advisory Council (PYAC)
Thursday, Nov. 4 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. – Penrose Library 20 N. Cascade Ave.

TAB (“Teens At Briargate”)
TAB is a community-service oriented group of teens that meets monthly to plan programs and community service projects. This dynamic group is a creative way to earn community service hours for school, scouts or any other purpose. However, you have to apply, and spots are limited. For information on getting an application, contact Lindsay at the Briargate Library.
Thursday, Nov. 4 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

Teen Movie Night
Teens will vote on which Back to the Future movie they want to watch and we will also have audience participation activities!
Thursday, Nov. 4 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. – Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

Sand Creek Anime Club
Bring your friends and join us for a movie, discussion and fun.
Thursday, Nov. 4 and 18 from 3 - 5 p.m. – Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.

East Manga Club
If you're obsessed with all things manga and anime (or even if you just like them a little bit), come to our East Manga Club. Here, we celebrate all things Japanese and do some pretty awesome stuff!
Friday, Nov. 5 from 4 - 5 p.m. – East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Teen Fiction Writer’s Club
In this critique group you will get feedback on your writing, share ideas and suggestions with other teen writers and get information about writing contests you can enter. Bring two to five double-spaced pages of your current manuscript to share.
Friday, Nov. 5 and 19 from 4 - 5:45 p.m. – Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr.

Celebrate the new Wimpy Kid book
There will be Wimpy Kid trivia, crafts, games, and more. Registration is required. To register, call 260-3650 or visit ppld.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. – High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Thursday, Nov. 11 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. – East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Harry Potter Trivia
Come and get ready for the big premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by joining us for Harry Potter trivia! Fun and prizes! All ages are welcome!
Friday, Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m. – Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd.

Otaku Club
If you like manga, this is the place for you!
Saturday, Nov. 13 from 1:30 - 3 p.m. – Penrose Library 20 N. Cascade Ave.

Teen Gaming Day
We’ll have Rock Band set up and teens can compete against other “bands” nationwide.
Saturday, Nov. 13 from 1:30 - 3 p.m. – Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

NaNoWriMo Write In for Teens
Are you participating in NaNoWriMo this year? (That’s National Novel Writing Month for those of you who don’t know…) Write Away teens and any other interested and ambitious teens are welcome to join us for weekly “Write Ins,” every Monday in November from 3 - 6 pm. We’ll help each other overcome writer’s block with creative prompts, snacks and motivational speeches about ninjas and flying monkeys. So make it to your goal word-count in November and complete that novel you’ve always dreamed of writing! See you there!
Mondays in November from 3 - 6 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

Teen Improv Club
Do you secretly think you'd be a great performer if given the chance? Come meet other talented teens and take part in some pretty ridiculous improvisational scenarios. Open to grades 6-12 only. No registration required.
Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 4 - 5 p.m. – East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

Read It Before You See It
Kids between the ages of 9 to 12 years of age are invited to read any and all of the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling and discuss them and the upcoming movie. There will also be crafts, snacks, and a chance to win a pass to see the show! Register online or call 488-2370.
Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. – Monument Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr.

Teen Writing Group
Writers and poets, come share your work with other teens.
Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. – Penrose Library 20 N. Cascade Ave.

Write Away
This teen writing group is the perfect place for teen writers in Briargate to share their work with peers and mentors. Write Away meets monthly, and will explore genres such as short story, memoir, graphic novels, poetry and lyric writing. Faithful members will be able to choose their best piece for publication in a PPLD booklet!
Thursday, Nov. 18 from 4 - 6 p.m. – Briargate Library, 9475 Briar Village Point

Teen Gaming Day
Join us for Teen Gaming Day!
Saturday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. – Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St.
Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. – Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St.

Teens on Laptops
Come all teens and join other teens to listen to music, do homework, or play games on the computers in the community room.
Tuesdays from 3 - 5 p.m. – Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St.

Teens on Laptops!
The community room and laptops are reserved every Wednesday for teens.
Wednesdays from 3:30 - 6 p.m. – Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

OC3 Teen Advisory Board
Meet other teens and help plan future programs. Share your favorite books, music, movies, and games. Share your own stories, poems, art, and music. Suggest books and media for our shelves. Suggest movies or video games for teen nights. What interests you? Let us know!
Saturday, Nov. 20 from 3 - 5 p.m. – Old Colorado City Library, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave.

Scribes and Bards
This is a writer’s workshop for students in middle school through college.
Tuesday, Nov. 23 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. – East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.