Category Archives : Teens


U Create: Write On!

NotebookTuesday, December 2 at 3:00 PM

Just because NaNoWriMo is over, don’t think you should stop writing! Join us for games, writing exercises, and fun ideas to keep the words flowing at this fun event. Also enjoy snacks and learn about an exciting opportunity for teen writers and artists coming in the Spring.

 

 

 

 

 

Writing Websites

 


After-School Movie

Film ReelTuesday, November 25 at 3:00 PM

Join us for a fun teen movie chosen by the YA Crew.

No Registration Necessary.

Open to Teens in Grades 6-12

Movie will be rated PG-13 or Lower

Free Snacks Provided.

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


Mockingjay (Part 1)

Tuesday, November 18 at 3:00 PM

Mockingjay Symbol

“Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!”

Katniss Everdeen

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Get ready for Mockingjay: Part 1 by participating in our gauntlet of crafts, games, and trivia, inspired by the bestselling trilogy. Snacks will be provided. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.

 


YA Crew Meeting

YA Crew LogoTuesday November 11 at 3:00 PM

Join the YA Crew for free snacks, a fun warm-up game, and a collaborative poster-design project. More details about the YA Crew’s Big Project will also be discussed. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register.

 

Did you know?

If you’re a member of the YA Crew, you get to register for the annual Teen Lock-In early? Find out more!


Mystery Maze

Friday, November 7

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Magnifying Glass

Tweens and Teens ages 9 – 18 are invited to celebrate our Sherlock Holmes Week at this fun, after-hours event inspired by the classic detective game Clue. Follow the clues throughout the library to find out who-dun-it with what and where. Refreshments will be provided. Participants must register by Thursday, November 6. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information.

 

Any Teens (grades 6-12) who would like to volunteer to help at this event, please contact Liz Strauss at strausel@doverlibrary.org. Help setting up, cleaning up, and leading the maze would be greatly appreciated. A great opportunity for Community Service hours!


Chopped

Tuesday, November 4 at 3:00 PM

Chef Hat and Tools

Think you can cook? Come to Chopped to find out! Teens will compete in teams to create the tastiest dishes out of three secret ingredients. Teens will be given a set of three secret ingredients with which to make three delicious dishes: 1 Appetizer, 1 Main Dish, and 1 Dessert. Previous secret ingredients have included peppermint candies, ham, tortillas, candy corn, and ramen noodles. Teens will also have access to a “Pantry,” a collection of spices and other ingredients to use in their creations. Participants will be given 1 hour to cook. All tools will be provided by the library. When all teams are finished, teens will sample all dishes and vote on the best team. Judging will be based on creativity, taste, and presentation. Teens cannot vote for their own team. Winners will be presented with Grand Prizes, but other prizes will also be given.

Event is inspired by the Food Network show. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information. Please let the library know if you have any allergies when registering.


After-School Movie and Pumpkin Carving

Carved PumpkinTuesday, October 28 at 3:00 PM

Time to get creepy! We’ll be watching a teen movie chosen by the YA Crew and carving pumpkins to line up outside the library during Wednesday’s Halloween Parade! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information and to register. Only teens who register are guaranteed a pumpkin to carve. Movie will be rated PG-13 or lower.