Library Programs for Teens

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Friday Fun! Crafts

When: Friday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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.

Open Art Studio: Hidden Beauty

When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library at High Prairie Meeting Room

Get ready for the teen art contest by trying out a couple of art techniques. This year's theme is Hidden Beauty

Finally Friday

When: Friday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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, February 24, 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.

American Girl Dressmaking!

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Learn how to make your very own custom American girl dress. All sewing materials will be provided by the library, but patrons will need to bring their own sewing machines. Make sure to register by phone at 719-684-9342 or online at ppld.org. For ages nine and up.

Teen Craft: Making Hand warmers

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

Teens will be making rice hand warmers using our sewing machines. All supplies are provided for this free program.

Yo-Yo Club

When: Saturday, February 24, 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.

Escape the Room: A Tale of Many Genres

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Escape the East Teen Center or get lost in the bookshelves forever! Work as a team to breakout of the room and win a book as a prize! Ages 12-18 only. Registration required.

Ute Pass Coding Club

When: Saturday, February 24, 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 fun program or learn how to make a website? Learn how to code! Ages nine and up.

AfterMath

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

FREE MATH TUTORING for all ages and all levels of math! Registration is not required, but it helps us prepare to serve you better! Please let us know what grade/level of math you need work on and what time you will be joining us when you sign up!

Please make arrangements for students under 12 years-old to be picked at the end of their time. Thank you for understanding.

If you require a different time we will try to work with you!

Marvelous Mondays - Anime Club

When: Monday, February 26, 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, February 26, 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, February 26, 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!

Board in the Library - Teen Zone

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library

Need something to do? Play board games, chess, or the Wii in the Teen Zone. Snacks provided!!!
Ages 12-18 only!

Game On!

When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Love Video Games? From next generation to old school classics, stop by and play for a while!

Teens & Tweens Fandom Celebration: Marvel

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ute Pass Library at Ute Pass Community Events

Every month, we go ALL OUT celebrating a fandom. This month, to celebrate the Black Panther movie release, we will honor everything MARVEL related with games, activities, crafts, treats & more! Cosplay encouraged!

Teen Create: D.I.Y. Decals

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Make (Clean Maker Space)

Teen patrons will learn to use Makerspace software and hardware to create their own vinyl decals. 3:30-5:00 PM. Ages 12-18. Library cards and Makerspace agreements will be required.

Olympic Movie Day: Cool Runnings

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library at Fountain Meeting Room

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Rockrimmon Anime Club

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Do you have a passion for Anime and Manga? Are you between the ages of 13 and 18? If so, join Rockrimmon’s Anime Club! Come and enjoy fun, prizes, food, manga, and much more with fellow Anime lovers. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. No registration required, just bring yourself, and your passions. Some Anime’s are rated PG-13 and have mature content.

Mother/Daughter Book Club

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library at East Childrens Story Room

For girls ages 9-12 and their mothers/mother figures. Registration is required and limited to 10 pairs (a mother with two daughters in this age range is still considered a “pair”). To register, call 531-6333 x1408.

Teen Tuesdays!

When: Tuesday, February 27, 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!

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

When: Tuesday, February 27, 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 strongly encouraged.

AfterMath!

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c at Ent Conference Center

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.
We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.