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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

TEEN SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

June 6 - August 7, 2015

Summertime is for reading what YOU want to read! The more you read, the more chances you'll have to win a gift card!

How does it work?

  • Sign up at the Children's Reference Desk.

  • Check out books (get tickets for every book you check out) and attend programs (get tickets for every program you attend).

  • Fill out a response sheet (provided at the library) for every book you finish reading. You will get 5 tickets for each book you read.

  • Enter tickets in the Summer Reading Raffle.

  • WIN prizes for reading!
  • At the end of the summer we’ll count all of the reading responses that were turned in. The top 10 teens who read the most books will win a gift card!

    We’ll have a Teen Summer Reading Kick-Off on Saturday, June 6, 2015, 11 a.m.- Noon. Stop by to sign up for the Summer Reading Program and receive a free gift. Supplies are limited!


    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: 1st Friday of the month
    Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Ages: Grades 6 and up

    Join us for a newly released movie! Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there! Movies to be announced.


    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.


    SUPER SMASH BROS TOURNAMENT

    When: Thursday, June 25, 2015
    Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Join us for a Super Smash Bros Tournament. Refreshments will be provided and winner will receive a $5.00 gift card!


    MARIO KART TOURNAMENT

    When: Saturday, August 1, 2015
    Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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


    PROGRAMS

    CUPCAKE CAKE BOSS

    When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    Challenge your friends to a cupcake decorating contest! Must register at the Children’s Desk; supplies are limited.


    30-DAY DRAWING CHALLENGE

    When: July 1 - 30, 2015

    Back by popular demand! Love to draw? Register for the 30 Day Drawing Challenge! Each day you will be assigned a new drawing task that will be posted in the Teen Room and on our Facebook page. Complete all 30 Drawings and you will receive 10 tickets for the summer reading raffle!


    HARRY POTTER PARTY

    When: Thursday, July 2, 2015
    Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    An afternoon of all things Harry. Games, trivia, snacks, and more!


    MOCK HUNGER GAMES

    When: Saturday, July 11, 2015
    Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    Join us for a special mock Hunger Games. Trivia, contest, and more! May the odds be ever in your favor!


    ON-GOING PROGRAMS

    DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

    When: Every Monday beginning June 8, 2015
    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
    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 (please note: July meeting will be on July 11)
    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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