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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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters and the Peters Township Public Library

Back by popular demand! The library, in cooperation with the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters, will be hosting a photography contest. Three categories will be judged; photos of people, landscape, and animals. The 1st prize in each category will be $25.00; 2nd prize will be $10.00, and 3rd prize will be a certificate.

Deadline for entries to be submitted is Friday, April 25, 2014. There is a $3.00 fee per entry and a maximum of three entries per person. Photographic prints must be no smaller than 5” x 7” and no larger than 8.5” x 11”. Prints may not be framed or mounted, and may be delivered to the library’s circulation desk. Each entry must have a completed entry form (available at the circulation desk) along with the $3.00 fee. Cash or checks will be accepted. Checks may be made out to: Friends of the Peters Township Public Library.

Winning photographs will be on display at the library from May 6 – 13. Entrants wishing to pick up their photographs may do so between May 14 - 20.

Click here for a copy of the rules and requirements for the photography contest. Click here for an entry form. For additional information, please contact Jim McNutt at jpgh1001@yahoo.com.

Contest restricted to amateur photographers. Members of Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters or their relatives are not eligible to participate.


 


MOVIE NIGHTS

TEEN AFTERNOON MOVIES

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: 1st Friday of the month
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Afternoon Movies:

May 2, 2014: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
June 6, 2014: Vampire Academy OR I,Frankenstein (teens will vote)
Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there!


BOOKS IN THE MOVIES NIGHT

When: Mondays,

May 19, 2014: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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! Refreshments will be provided. Children under 6th grade are welcome with teen siblings for any movie with a "G" or "PG" rating.


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.


PROGRAMS

LOVE THE EARTH: EARTH DAY CRAFTERNOON

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Join us as we create unique earth-friendly crafts using recycled materials!


JUST DANCE PARTY

When: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Love the video game JUST DANCE? Come to the library to show off your moves and have a chance to win a prize! Refreshments will be provided!


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.


GAMERS UNITE!

When: Every Monday
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 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!


TEEN CRAFTERNOONS

When: Every Tuesday
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 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.


PING PONG CHALLENGE

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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


TEEN CHESS

When: Every Thursday
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Play a friendly game of chess and work on your mastery of the game! Register at the Children's Reference Desk.


TRADING CARD AND ANIME CLUB

When: Every Friday
Time: 3:00 - 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 (no meeting in December)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Share your opinion to help your library provide classes and materials that interest you. Your honest feedback is needed! Also, be the first to hear about new volunteer opportunities.


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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