Teens


Teen Lock-In

Friday, August 7 – Saturday, August 8

6:00 PM – 7:00 AM 

It’s that time of year again! Registration starts today for the Teen Lock-In! Stay in the library all night with us as we play games, enjoy pizza, make crafts, and more at this teen favorite event! Registration is limited to 12 teens going into grades 6-12. A complete agenda and packing list is available at the Circulation Desk. Teens must have permission forms returned to the library to have their spot reserved.

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

Group of teens at the lock in


Civil War Ball

FanTuesday, July 14 at 2:00 PM

Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War by learning era etiquette from a reenactor, including the secret language of the fan. Make a craft, enjoy refreshments, and dance! Open to teens in grade 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6213 to register.


Vamp Day

Vampire SmileyTuesday, July 7 at 2:00 PM

This one’s for the Vampire fanatics, the twi-hards, the Slayers. Come test your vampire knowledge, make a craft, enjoy some snacks, and more at this teen choice event. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.


Water Balloon Fight!

Guy throwing a water balloon clipartTuesday, June 30 at 2:00 PM*

*In case of rain, event will move to Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Come to the High School Lawn across from the library for our first water balloon fight! After the fight, dry off with a Marvel movie in the Community room. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Event is open to teens entering grades 6-12. Please call the library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more info.

Some Reminders:

  1. You will get wet. Dress accordingly.
  2. Bring Your Own Towel
  3. Bring a change of clothes for after the fight.
  4. DO NOT BRING YOUR SUPERSOAKER!
  5. All balloons will be provided
  6. Come early to help fill water balloons

Explore the Makerspace at Kent State Tuscarawas

 

Tuesday, June 23 at 2:00 PM

Meet us at the Kent State Tuscarawas Library to explore their awesome Makerspace! KSU Librarian Cherie Bronkar will show us around and teach us about the 3D Printer, 3Doodler Pen, and more! Enjoy snacks and learn more about these great tools available to the public. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 330-343-6123 with any questions or to register.

The Library will not be providing transportation to the campus. The Makerspace is located inside Founders Hall at  330 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia.

Go to the Makerspace Kent State Tuscarawas Page:
Makerspace


Teen Summer Reading Program: Unmask!

Unmask!

June 1 – August 15

For Teens Entering Grades 6-12

Stop by the Circulation Desk any time this summer to register for the Summer Reading Program! For every hour that you read between your registration and August 15, you’ll earn a ticket to win the Grand Prize. What is the Grand Prize? A basket of books, candy, and more! It will soon be on display at the library. You can read whatever you’d like: magazines, manga, fiction, nonfiction, fanfiction… Anything goes so long as you’re reading! Earn up to 4 tickets a week by reading. You can also earn extra tickets by completing activities in the Teen Zone. Call the library at 330-343-6123 if you have any questions.


Silent Library: Superhero Edition

Silent Library

Tuesday, June 16 at 2:00 PM

Join us  as our annual Silent Library event gets a new superhero twist! See if you can complete hilarious tasks without talking or  laughing! This event is open to teens going into grades 6 through 12. Register by calling the library at 330-343-6123. Refreshments will also be served.