Category Archives : Teens


CD Scratch Art

CD Clip artTuesday, February 3 at 3:00 PM

Have old, scratched up CDs that just won’t play anymore? Before you throw them away, come to this fun even and learn how to make them into art! All supplies will be provided by the library. Donations of old CDs will gladly be accepted through January 31st. Snacks will be served. Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register.

How exactly do you turn a CD into a piece of scratch art? All you need is some old CDs, some acrylic paint, something sharp to scratch with and a little patience. Find out more by visiting the CD Art Instructables Page. Just make sure no one wants those CDs before you go painting them…


National Readathon Day!

Do SomethingSaturday January 24 from Noon – 4:00 PM

Participate in National Readathon Day by visiting the library with your favorite book. Read out loud for 15 minutes, enjoy free snacks, and listen to what others are reading. Join your community for this fun day to celebrate the importance of reading.


After-School Movie

Film Reel

TUESDAY JANUARY 27

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


Otaku Day

Sushi clipartTuesday, January 20 at 3:00 PM

Teen Tuesdays return with an all new Passport Club event! Inspired by last year’s Culture Fair series, this year’s Passport Club takes teens around the world with events inspired by Japan, France, Ireland, India, and Mexico! Start by traveling with us to Japan and making “kawaii” (“cute”) crafts, learning some Japanese phrases, and more! Anime and manga fans, this one’s for you! Snacks will be provided. Event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register.

You can also register for the Passport Club at Otaku Day and earn the first stamp in your Passport! Join the club to learn more about other cultures and challenge yourself in the new year. Complete 7 out of 13 tasks and return your Passport to the library to receive a special prize. Tasks include coming to library Passport Club events, reading about other cultures, and checking out library materials. Call or stop by the library for more information.

Deadline to turn in your completed Passports will be Tuesday, May 5th, otherwise known as Cinco de Mayo.


Tornado Alley – A Teen Literary Magazine

Tornado Alley Logo1Tornado Alley: The Literary Magazine of Dover High School & Dover Public Library

Calling all teen artists and writers! This Spring, teens in grades 6 – 12 are invited to submit their fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork to be included in the library’s first Teen literary magazine, Tornado Alley.

Submission forms are now available right here and at the library. Please read all rules on the back of the submission form before turning it in. Deadline for submissions is March 7.

Want to help select work for the magazine? Apply to be an editor and receive special recognition for your extra work! Editors are still allowed to submit work, so don’t let that stop you! Editors will review the submissions between March 14 and 28. Selection will be finalized in April with the help of teen and adult volunteers.

Find out more by visiting the brand new Tornado Alley page and email Liz with any questions!

 


Gingerbread Challenge

Candy CaneTuesday, December 16 at 3:00 PM

Create a Gingerbread masterpiece illustrating our secret theme! Previous themes have been “Music” and “Snow Day.” Teens are asked to bring a bag of candy decorations to share and add variety to their creations. It is also a good idea to bring a can of white icing. Gingerbread and royal icing will be provided by the library. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Limited to 15 Gingerbread Houses. Teens may work in teams of two. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.