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Programs

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

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK

Check out our special “Blind Date with a Book” display in the Teen Room during February. Just like going on a blind date, take a book home without knowing what title it is. Each book has a brief description and is labeled with the genre. Enjoy the discovery!



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: Friday, March 6
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

Upcoming Afternoon Movies:

March 6, 2015: Mockingjay -- Come dressed as your favorite Hunger Games character. All costumed participants will have a chance to win a prize basket!
Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there!


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.


FIFA 15 TOURNAMENT

When: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join us for a Fifa 15 Tournament. Refreshments will be provided and winner will receive a $5.00 gift card!


PROGRAMS

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.


TEEN SILENT LIBRARY

When: Sunday, March 15, 2015
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Can you hold it together while enduring challenges geared towards getting you to make noise? The name of the game is “Silent Library” and, in order to win, you must endure “interesting” challenges without making a sound. Prizes and refreshments will be provided.


HARRY POTTER SCENT IT CHALLENGE

When: Monday, March 23, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Do you love Harry Potter? Join us for a trivia night with fun Scene It games based on the books and movies. Prizes and refreshments will be provided.


ON-GOING PROGRAMS

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

When: Every Sunday (no session on April 5)
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.


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 (no session on April 3)
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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