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Programs

Programs for young adults in grades 6 and up 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

10th ANNUAL "THE GALLERY" SHOWCASES STUDENT PHOTOS
February 25 - March 10, 2016The Gallery

The Peters Township High School Photography Classes and Photography Club will exhibit their work during regular library hours in the main lobby of the library from February 25 – March 10, 2016 . “The Gallery” is an impressive display of hundreds of photographs all taken by our PTHS studentsl. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, February 25 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

Matted photographs and canvases will also be on display. The Photography Club officers include President Casey Gudenburr, and Board Members Angela Heisinger, Carson Kochman, Maddie LaVigna, Ashley Leniaskowski, and Jillian McCloskey.

For more information about "The Gallery," contact the club sponsor, Erin Boni, at
BoniE@pt-sd.org.



Makerspace

TEEN TECH WEEK
March 7 - 11, 2016
Every day, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

What do you Geek? Stop by the Teen Room or upstairs in our MakerSpace area during the week to learn something new!

The schedule for the week includes:

Monday, March 7: Tour our Makerspace and learn how to create using these fun resources.

Tuesday, March 8: Special "Techy" Crafternoon: Learn how to upcycle a discarded cassette tape into a mini journal.

Wednesday, March 9: We are starting a special Minecraft group at the library. Join us for our first every Minecraft team gaming session!

Thursday, March 10: Stop animation. Use library devices to create a stop animation video.

Friday, March 11: Gaming, Gaming, Gaming! What's your favorite video game? Challenge your friends to a tournament.

Saturday, March 12: Join us at the Tech Fair!

TECH FAIR
Saturday, March 12, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Looking for a volunteer opportunity AND a way to help your community? We’re looking for teens who love technology and would be willing to assist patrons with e-book downloading and basic tablet/smartphone use. Show off your tech skills and earn the respect of those out of the "tech loop"! Please contact Shannon Pauley, Youth Services Librarian, for details.



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: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: Grades 6 and up

Join us for great movies! Popcorn and snacks will be served -- see you there! Upcoming movies:

 

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

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK

When: Entire month of February

Check out our special Blind Date with a Book Display in the Teen Room all month during February. Like going on a date without knowing who it is, take a book home without knowing what title it is. Each book has a brief description and is labeled with the genre.



VALENTINE'S DAY CUPCAKE DECORATING CONTEST

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (during Teen Crafternoon)
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Come decorate yummy cupcakes and have a chance to win a prize!



30 DAY PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE

When: Entire month of March

In honor of Teen Tech Week (March 6-12) we are challenging teens to practice their digital photography skills with a 30 Day Challenge. Each day a new challenge will be posted. Email or bring in your photos at the end of the month for a chance to win a prize basket! The challenge will run from March 1 - 30. Registration is required.



DIVERGENT DAY

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Excited to see Allegiant in theaters? Join us for a day dedicated to this awesome trilogy! Games, trivia, prizes, and more!



ON-GOING PROGRAMS

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

When: Every Sunday (no session on March 27)
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.



LEGOS, PUZZLES & MORE

When: Every Monday
Time: 3:00 - 8:45 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 - 5:00 p.m.

Do you love to make things? Come to the library every Tuesday for an afternoon of crafting. Join your friends as we create neat crafts! Register at the Children's Reference Desk.



PING PONG CHALLENGE

When: Every Wednesday
Time: 3:00 - 8:45 p.m.

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



GAMERS UNITE!

When: Every Thursday
Time: 3:00 - 8:45 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 - 4:45 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.



TEEN BOOK CLUB

When: 1st Saturday of the month
Time: Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Join us for pizza and book discussion of a new/popular YA novel! Vote for what YOU want to read in the teen room.

February 6: City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare. We will also be watching the pilot episode of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, a new series on Freeform (previously ABC Family) based on The Mortal Instruments series.



CULINARY CREATIONS

When: 1st Saturday of the month
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

All teens who love to cook and/or EAT join us monthly to create a yummy recipe! All materials will be provided for you. We will meet the first Saturday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.



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 volunteer hours or leadership opportunities? Come to the monthly meeting of the library's Youth Advisory Council, and help your library serve you better! Please contact Shannon Pauley, Youth Services Librarian, for details.



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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