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Programs for Tweens and Teens in 6th - 12th grade unless otherwise noted; please register at the Children's Reference Desk unless otherwise noted.

A complete and detailed list of scheduled programs for teens is on this page. Read this month's brochure for a list of featured programs in all departments scheduled this month.

SPECIAL EVENTS

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS BOOK CLUB!
First Saturday of the month
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Do you love watching Pretty Little Liars? Read the series that started it all! Each month we will be discussing a book from the Pretty Little Liar (PLL) series. We will be reading them in order. Join us the first Saturday from 1 to 2 for some PLL book discussion, trivia, and of course episodes! Upcoming titles:

January 3, 2015: PLL Season Premiere Kick Off Party. Excited for new PLL episodes? Join us for a new season kick off party!  We will watch the finale from last season and talk about your favorite PLL books.


MOVIE NIGHTS

TEEN AFTERNOON MOVIE

Are movie prices getting you down? We have just the solution for you! Join us for our Teen Afternoon Movies, complete with popcorn! Movies will be shown in the Teen Reading Room using the overhead projector and big screen. Call the Teen Desk or check back at the website to see what movie we're showing each month.

When: Fridays, January 2, 2015
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

Upcoming Afternoon Movies:

January 2, 2015: Guardians of the Galaxy
February 6, 2015: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
March 6, 2015: to be announced
Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there!


BOOKS IN THE MOVIES NIGHT

When: First Monday of the month (please note date change for December)
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

So many of our favorite YA books have been made into movies. Come join us for a movie night to compare the film to the book. Upcoming movies:

January 5, 2015: If I Stay
Refreshments will be provided.


CHRISTMAS MOVIE MARATHON

When: Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Watch your favorite holiday movies while you decorate your own holiday cookies! Hot cocoa and holiday prizes will also be provided!


GAMING TOURNAMENTS

OPEN GAMING SESSIONS

The Teen Room is open for gaming, music, and socialization during all library hours unless being used for library programs.


MARIO KART TOURNAMENT

When: Sunday, December 21, 2014
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Challenge your friends to a Mario Kart Tournament! Winner will receive a gift card. Free to play and snacks will be provide.


NHL 15 TOURNAMENT

When: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Love hockey? Challenge your friends to an afternoon of NHL 15! All participants will have a chance to win prizes! Free to play and snacks will be provided!


PROGRAMS

HOLIDAY GIFT MAKING

Duration: 4 weeks, December 2 - 23, 2014
When: Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join us on Tuesdays in December to make special gifts for your friends and family. All supplies will be provided and we will make different gifts each week.


DR. WHO PARTY!

When: Sunday, January 25, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Attention Dr. Who fans! Join us for an afternoon of everything WHO. We will watch classic episodes, play games, and make Dr. Who themed crafts. Snacks will also be provided.


S.A.T. PREPARATION WORKSHOP

When: 4 sessions, Sundays, February 15 - March 8, 2015
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $190.00
Limit: 45
Presented by: Educational Achievement Center

All materials, including the student workbook, will be provided.  Students are asked to bring pencils and paper for note taking.  Any student who has attended the workshop in the past can return to this workshop for a tuition price of $60.00.  S.A.T. test date: Saturday, March 14, 2015.  Register at the library's circulation desk.


ON-GOING PROGRAMS

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

When: Every Sunday
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Have you ever played the game Dungeons and Dragons? Pros and new players are welcome to join us for this on-going game. The game will be led by a Teen “Dungeon Master” from our Youth Advisory Council. Registration at the Children's Reference Desk is preferred.


PUZZLES & MORE

When: Every Monday
Time: 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Help us build a puzzle in the Teen Room. Word searches and brain teasers will also be provided to challenge your brain!


TEEN CRAFTERNOONS

When: Every Tuesday
Time: 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Do you love to make things? Come to the library every Tuesday for an afternoon of crafting! The library will supply materials and you are allowed to freely create what you want! Register at the Children's Reference Desk.

On Tuesdays from December 2 - 23 join us to make special gifts for your friends and family. All supplies will be provided and we'll make different gifts each week.


PING PONG CHALLENGE

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Challenge your friends and peers to a pick-up game of Ping Pong!


GAMERS UNITE!

When: Every Thursday
Time: 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Do you love video games or board games? Challenge your friends to a Wii or Xbox challenge or choose from one of our many board games! Register at the Children's Reference Desk. Attention gamers! The library now has Xbox One, Wii U, 3Ds, and PS4 games available for check out!


TRADING CARD AND ANIME CLUB

When: Every Friday
Time: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Like Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh? Stop by the library's Teen Room on Friday afternoons for casual trading card games with fellow teens.


VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

VOLUNTEENS

Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Time: One to two hours per week

If you're in grades 6 - 12, like meeting new people, want to gain some valuable work experience and make a contribution to your community... you can be a teen volunteer at the Peters Township Public Library! Please visit the library's circulation desk to get an application form!


PETERS TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

Meeting dates: 1st Saturday of the month
Time: 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Looking for leadership roles? We are in the process of revamping our YAC group! We are currently looking for teens to serve as board leaders, president, vice president, secretary, etc. Please contact Shannon Pauley, Youth Services Librarian for details at readerserviceslibrarian@ptlibrary.org


TEEN ONLINE BOOK CLUB

Our Teen Online Book Club features mysteries, comedies, true-life adventures and even some science fiction.  Every day a new five minute read; every week a new book.  Reading was never so easy and so much fun!  Click here to sign up for the Teen Online Book Club.

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