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Teens

Teen Oreo Challenge

Are you ready for the Oreo Challenge? Register, bring your friends, and bring your smartest taste buds because there will be LOTS of Oreos, and you need to figure out the flavors. This is for teens in grades 6-12 only, and registration is required!

Teen Challenge: Pringle Taste Test

Did you participate in our Oreo Challenge last January? Now get ready for our Pringle Challenge! Taste test a bunch of different flavors and see if you can tell which is which. Then, we will follow some "Pringle Recipes" to see if we can create new flavors, like buffalo pizza! Registration is required to prepare supplies, so make sure you recruit your friends and then sign up here.

Teen Cooking: Chocolate Fruit Cubes

Mmm!! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us as we create our own fruit covered cubes! Teens will cut up a variety of fruits and make their own ice cube tray full of chocolatey treats! We will have all materials needed - teens just need to bring their chopping skills and imagination to create some fruity chocoately flavors! Can be used as Valentine's treats for family or friends, or our favorite - to snack on right away! Please register so we can prepare enough supplies!

YA Fiction for Adults Book Club

Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen fiction and discussion! Perfect for those 12-112. 

January 29th - What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee

February 26th - Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson

March 26th - Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

April 30th - I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Teen Crafting For a Cause

All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to earn community service hours at the library, creating different crafts to benefit local charities. Items throughout the weeks will include friendship bracelets, no-sew items, greeting cards, etc. Perfect for those needing community service hours for court, National Honor Society, school projects, etc. No registration required!

YA Fiction Book Club

All ages 12-102 are welcome to our Young Adult Fiction Book Club, held on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30. Refreshments are served, and a lively discussion of that month's book is enjoyed! No registration required.

Our selection this month is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

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