The Library provides programs that are meant to enrich your lives, enhance your knowledge and encourage socializing with your peers. All of the programs indicated as "teen" are open to any student in Middle or High School.
Art Night for Teens and Adults on Tuesday, September 5 from 5-7 p.m., (weather permitting)
Feel the joy of creativity at this DIY outdoor art program. We provide the supplies to use during your exploration of art (colored pencils and more). Then head out to our lawn and start creating! Open to patrons ages 12 and up.
School Colors Beaded Keychain on Thursday, September 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Make a cute keychain to celebrate your school colors, favorite sports team or sentiment. Colored and letter beads, ribbons and charms will be provided by the Friends.
Henna Tattoos for Adults and Teens on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Explore the art of henna, a temporary body art (staining) using henna dyes. Local artist Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna will provide beautiful tattoos to each participant. Bring a friend or family member to share the experience. Sign up is required. We need at least 10 confirmed participants to provide this program.
Essay Writing Workshop for High School Seniors on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m.
This workshop will be an overview of the college essay, its purpose, and tips for success. Students will participate in brainstorming activities, discuss possible topics, and do some freewriting. Each participant will be emailed a brief brainstorming worksheet to be completed prior to the workshop. Limit: 12 students. Please sign up by Sept. 26.
Improv for Teens on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Come learn about the wonderful world of improvisation and theatre games! Meredith Charles, from Drama Outside of the Box will lead you in trying out different games and techniques while having some laughs. A great program for those new to drama and those who already love it! Bring a friend and “step out of the box” while having fun. Please sign up at the Library by October 17.
Fill-in-the-Blank Book Club for Teens, Tweens, and Adults on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Our new book club will focus not on a single book, but on a single topic. Choose fiction or nonfiction, a children’s, young adult, or adult book, a picture book, a chapter book, or a graphic novel. Just read it, bring it in to our first meeting, and be prepared to tell us a little bit about it. Book club organizer, Loree Griffin Burns, is a bug geek, so our first topic is INSECTS! Loree and Library staff will share some insect book ideas in the library and on its social media pages.
Vampire Pumpkins on Tuesday, October 31 from 2:30-4 p.m.
Use pumpkin carving tools to create a pumpkin vampire. The tools and materials will be provided by the Friends. Sign up at the Library by Oct. 27.
Photoshop Workshop for Teens and Adults on Thursday, November 9 from 4-7:00 p.m.
Bring in a photo on a flash drive or have one saved in your email that you can access at the Library. You will learn some cool tricks such as how to change the background, or alter the color on the image. Then you will have time to experiment with your photo using our software. Limited attendance. Please sign up for a one-hour slot (4-5, 5-6 or 6-7) at the library or by calling 508-835-3711.
Sharknado & Pizza Devouring (HS only) on Thursday, November 16 from 6-7:45 p.m.
Da da, da da, dadadada!!! Grab a bite of pizza while watching Sharknado! High school aged teens only.