JUST FOR TEENS

Alpha Park Library’s Teen services include a dedicated Young Adult collection of fiction written specifically for readers for readers 12 and up, found on the first floor of the library, near the computer room. Audio books of many of these popular titles can be found with the adult audio book collection.

Alpha Park also hosts programming specifically for grades 7-12 monthly. Teen programs are a great place to make new friends and enjoy activities year-round.

Summer Volunteers @ Alpha Park
Interested volunteers who would like to sign up for hours in the children’s department should sign-up as soon as possible. You will be given information about a brief training meeting. Volunteers must be entering 7th grade or older. Please call 697-3822, ext. 22 for more information.

Summer Reading Kickoff
Wednesday, May 30th, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Sign up the WHOLE FAMILY for the Summer Reading Club at Alpha Park Public Library! Registration begins at the kickoff event. The program will run until July 28. The kickoff party is a great time to get signed up, pick up all the information, and enjoy snacks and face painting. If you cannot make it to the party, don’t fret! Sign up at the library anytime after May 30.  Add to my

Babysitter Training Course
Please note: This program is now full.
Thursday, May 31 AND Friday , June 1, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Are you looking ahead to potential baby sitting jobs? Register for this training course endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. We will cover safety, first aid, ages and stages, as well as best baby sitting practices. Students will need to attend both sessions. $5 fee is required when you register. Call Sara in Youth Services to sign-up, 697-3822, ext. 14.

Manga Club
Thursday, June 7, 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy manga and anime? Join this exciting club for teens 12 and up. We will share snacks, talk about the manga we have read, and finish it all off with an episode of anime. Each month we will have a different theme.  Add to my

Teen Board
Thursday, June 7, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Teen Board members must be in 7th through 12th grades and have a library card. Show up or call Youth Services at 697-3822, ext. 14, for more information.  Add to my

Teen DIY: Bath Bombs
Monday, June 11, 6:00 p.m.
Students ages 12 to 18 are invited to the library for a demonstration of how to make their very own bath bombs. We will go through all the steps and give teens time to make their own. All supplies are provided, but registration is limited. Call Sara at 697-3822, ext. 14, to sign-up.  Add to my

Intro to 3D Printing for Teens
Thursday, June 21, 6:00 p.m.
Students ages 12 to 18 are invited to the library to take a class on how to use our 3D printer. We will get you set up with an account on thingiverse.com so you can design items at home, walk through the steps on importing and sizing a print, and demonstrate how the printer works. After this class you can use our 3D printer anytime it is available for use. Registration is required. Call the Information Desk to sign-up, 697-3822, ext. 13.  Add to my

Humans vs. Zombies
Friday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.
Students ages 12 to 18 are invited to join us at Alpha Park, by the pavilions, for an exciting zombie hunting game. Armed with dart guns, humans will have to defend themselves from the undead. Will the humans prevail? Registration is required. Call 697-3822, ext. 14.  Add to my

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