Programs and Events for Teens

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Afterschool Adventures

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us afterschool for fun, crafts, games and activities! Remember, for their safety, children ages 11 and under must bring an adult or responsible caregiver who is at least 12 years old with them to the library.

Teen Craft- decorative collage items

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Have snacks and make decorative collage items to keep.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Conference Room II

Come join other teens and learn different stitches, patterns, and techniques! Feel free to bring your own supplies and knitting projects, but we will also have yarn and needles to use. For beginners to experts, ages 12-18 only.

AfterMath volunteer orientation

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East 2nd Floor Conference Room

This is an orientation for our AfterMath volunteers.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween's can stop by the Children's Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00 p.m. for a fun and fabulous activity!

Family Film Fun: Muppets Most Wanted

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Join us for a free movie for the whole family. Popcorn and lemonade served. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket, pillow or soft toy from home. August's movie is "Muppets Most Wanted." Rated PG.

Chess and Checkers

When: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Lib21c

Enjoy playing chess and checkers at the library with your friends. We'll have all you need for a friendly game or two. Find us near the teen and maker spaces!

Anime Club

When: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at Meeting Room

Come meet other anime lovers! Recommended for ages 13 & up, but younger 6th & 7th graders okay with parental permission. See you there!

Friday Fun

When: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Come join us for a fun time making fabulous crafts. We'll provide the supplies, you bring your creativity. Light snacks will be served.

Teen Movie Day "Divergent"

When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth.