Category Archives : Teens


YA Crew

BRAYA Crew LogoIN STORM!!!

Tuesday, April 14 at 3:00 PM

Bring your ideas for events, snacks, parties, books, and more! The word “no” isn’t in our vocabulary! Every idea gets written down! This is your chance to tell us your ideas. Don’t miss out! This is also the last YA Crew meeting before the summer hiatus. The Full Member Event will be held the week of May 10th. Details will be available soon. YA Crew membership is open to teens in grades 6-12, and new members are always welcome to meetings. Snacks will be provided. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.

Have an idea but can’t make the meeting? Email Liz! 


Solar New Year

Indian Flags

Tuesday, April 7 at 3:00 PM

Learn about Indian culture at this Passport Club event! We’ll have crafts and snacks inspired by India and Solar New Year, a holiday in the Hindu calendar. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register for this event.

Do you have your seven stamps on your Passport yet? This event earns you one stamp towards your goal! Contact Liz for more information about the Passport Club.


After-School Movie

Film Reel

TUESDAY MARCH 31

3:00 PM

JOIN US FOR A FREE MOVIE

FREE SNACKS – NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY

Movies rated PG-13 or lower and chosen by the YA Crew

Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information


Improv

Who’s ready for some laughs?

Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 PMCrazy Cow

Join us for the return of Improv, a teen favorite event that features games, costume theater, and more. Think on your feet and act out a skit with props and costumes from the library’s stash.

Why a cow? Why not? It’s Improv! Anything goes!

Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to Register.

Snacks will be provided.


Teen Tech Fair

kindle clipartSaturday, March 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Calling all Tech-Savvy Teens! Come to the library with your latest phones, tablets, and other gadgets and show off at our first Teen Tech Fair! Participating teens will be entered to win a $15 Gift Card to Amazon, iTunes, or Google Play (depending on what device you have, of course). All patrons are welcome to come learn about new technology and pick the brains of our techy teens. Free snacks will be provided at this event. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information or to register. Teens in grades 6-12 may bring gadgets to show. 


St. Patty’s Day

three leaf cloverTuesday, March 17 at 3:00 PM

Travel to Ireland with us at this fun Passport Club event! Celebrate with crafts, games, and snacks, but don’t forget to wear green! Challenge yourself to an epic Ireland word search, hunt for gold coins, and find your Irish name. Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information. 

This event is part of our Passport Club series! Join the Passport Club to learn more about different cultures with fun activities and events. Call the library for more information.


Book Madness: Tournament of Authors

BracketThe library’s first Tournament of Authors is on! Pick up a bracket at the library or print your own Bracket (on 8.5 x 14 paper) to get in on the action. See if you can guess who the library’s favorite author will be. At the end of each week, prizes will be given for those with the most correct guesses.

The rules are pretty simple:

1.) Pick up and fill out your bracket in pen. Brackets will be available Monday, February 23.

2.) Bring it in to the library to be initialed by a staff member before March 4, when Round 1 will be announced.

3.) Vote each round for your favorite authors! You can vote in the library (once per day), plus there will be additional ways to sneak in extra votes on Facebook!

 

Updated Schedule:

Fill out brackets: March 1-7 – Bring them back to the library to be initialed

Round 1 voting: March 8-14
Round 2 voting: March 15-21
Round 3 voting: March 22-28
Round 4 voting: March 29April 4
Round 5 voting: April 5 – 11
Championship Round: April 12 – 18

Don’t miss out! Join us for Book Madness! Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information. Program is open to teens and adults!