Library Programs for Teens

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Poem in Your Pocket Day!

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - All Day
Where: Ruth Holley Library

Poem in Your Pocket Day 2018 is on April 26 and is part of National Poetry Month. On this day, select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others.

If you come in and share it with staff at Ruth Holley Library and/or on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem, we will have candy for you in return. Ages 9-18.

Friday Fun! Crafts

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Friday Fun: Crafts! is a program for kids grades k-8 which meets right after school. Snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

East Coding Club: Google CS First Social Media

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Learning Lab

We'll be using Google's evaluated CS-First curriculum to teach the principles behind coding social media applications in Scratch. This curriculum is aimed at students ages 9-15, but ages 9-18 are welcome to participate. 16-18 year olds may find the curriculum to be too easy, but if they are completely new to coding, it is a great place to start. If you have never tried coding before, please attend coding club in January, or come to one of our Tech Thursday coding classes prior to starting the club in February.

Contact bbloom@ppld.org for more information.

Bristlebot Robots

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

Make a simple robot from an electric toothbrush. All supplies provided and no registration required. Best for ages 9 & Up.

Finally Friday

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Join us for an after school adventure! You provide the imagination, we provide the supplies. Ages 7-12.

Lego Build

When: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Show off your creativity with this family event. Please do not bring your own LEGOs and all masterpieces remain at the library. (However, donations are gladly accepted!) Join us on the fourth Friday of the month.

AfterMath in the Teen Zone

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library

Free Math Tutoring! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Are you are Super Smash master? Test your skills, eat some amazing snacks, and compete to win smashing prizes!

Books Into Movies Marathon: Wonder

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Check out these awesome books that have been made into movies!
We'll start with Wonder (PG, 113 minutes) at 1pm and follow up with Everything, Everything (PG-13, 96 minutes) at 3:00pm. Tasty treats will be served!


Ages 12-18. No registration required.

Teen Craft Day: Star Wars, T-shirt bleach art

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

We have had to change our program happening on Saturday, April 28.
The Spray Painting has been cancelled and replaced with T-shirt bleaching.
We will use a colored t-shirt and bleach to make a Star Wars theme shirt. You can bring a colored t-shirt or we can supply one. ( no guarantee of color or size)




Yo-Yo Club

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library at East Community Meeting Room

Join yo-yo enthusiasts from the Colorado Springs area for an afternoon of learning new tricks!

All levels welcome. For ages 9 and up.

Books Into Movies Marathon: Everything, Everything

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Check out these awesome books that have been made into movies!
We'll start with Wonder (PG, 113 minutes) at 1pm and follow up with Everything, Everything (PG-13, 96 minutes) at 3:00pm. Tasty treats will be served!


Ages 12-18. No registration required.

Ute Pass Coding Club

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a cool program or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code! Ages nine and up.

Marvelous Mondays - Anime Club

When: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library at Penrose Teen Space

Love Anime? The Anime Club meets the last Monday of every month. We'll be watching movies and offering different activities. And we want your input! Snacks provided. Ages 12-18 only.

AfterMath

When: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library at Monument Study Room

Free math tutoring for every level (pre-k to calculus). No appointment required. Just drop-in and bring your homework. Experienced adult tutors are here to help you.

AfterMath

When: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Monument Library at Monument Meeting Room

Free math tutoring for every age (pre-k to calculus). No appointment required. Just drop in and bring your homework!

Teen Gaming

When: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Video Games Galore!

Teens and Tweens First Tuesday Party

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Come to Ute Pass Library to celebrate the month of May! We will have crafts, activities, and treats honoring Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, Free Comic Book Day, "May the Fourth be With You," the Teen Writing Contest, and more!

See you there!

Teen Create: Candy Sushi

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c Study Rooms at T1

Teen patrons can learn about food preparation and safety while making fun candy sushi treats. T1. Ages 12-18. 3:30-5:00 PM. Registration and food safety waiver required.

Teen Bingo

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

Play bingo win prizes...eat snacks.

Freely Flowing Teen Yoga

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Freely Flowing Teen Yoga (12-18 years old at Rockrimmon Library…Relax and Renew; Build Strength, Trust and Confidence; meet new friends. Make a reservation, & complete waiver at Rockrimmon library to participate in yoga. Bring mat or towel, wear comfortable clothes, enjoy! Water and snack provided.

Teen Tuesdays!

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Crafts, games, Legos, and much more! Each Tuesday will feature something different for teens to enjoy.

Have something you'd love to do for Teen Tuesday? Call or email the teen liaison to see if your idea could be featured!

Holley Teen Advisory Board

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

At 5 PM, gain volunteer hours by helping Kat design and coordinate library programs! Interested in getting involved? Bring in a teen application found on the PPLD website. We would love your help! Ages 12-18.

Monument Teen Creative Writing Group

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library at Monument Study Room

Writing group for ages 12-18 (or 6th-12th grade).

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Join teens who are passionate about Dungeons and Dragons!

Program is for ages 12-18. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration is required.