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Teen Services: Programs

Here you can find our teen collections, reading list suggestions, programs, homework help, resources, and information about college and career.

Turn in a log for every 10 hours of reading and get interstellar prizes! Pick up or print your first log starting Monday, June 3. The following logs will be provided in-person when the preceding logs are turned in. There are four logs, and all logs can be picked up/dropped off at the Adult Reference Desk upstairs in the library.
Please Note: Prizes are available while supplies last. Only official Helen Hall Library reading logs will be accepted.

June 3-July 26
*For 6th-12th graders

Come in to watch and discuss some good anime shows while eating snacks!
Please Note: Anime shows selected are rated PG-13 and TV-14.

Mondays: June 3, June 17, July 1, & July 15
5:00-6:30 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

For more information about anime, check out our Anime LibGuide.

Share your stories and sharpen your skills with writing prompts and group discussion.

Tuesdays: June 4 and July 2
5:00-6:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

Become an ambassador for your library and gain leadership experience! Help plan teen activities, assist with library events, and more. Snacks are served, and participation counts as service hours. New members are always welcome!
Please Note: Applications are required. Please apply at: https://helenhall.libguides.com/Volunteering/TAB

Wednesdays: June 5, June 19, July 3, & July 17
7:00-8:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

Let your creativity shine through astral art!

Monday, June 10: Galaxy in a Jar
Monday, July 8: Space Rocks
4:00-5:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

Come in to watch and discuss some good anime shows while eating snacks!
Please Note: Anime shows selected are rated PG and TV-PG.

Tuesdays: June 11 and July 9
5:00-6:00 pm, Library Theater
*For ages 8-13 (parents will not be admitted)

For more information about Anime, check out our Anime LibGuide.

Drop in to play Nintendo Switch games, Apples to Apples, Jenga, and more!

Mondays: June 24 & July 29
3:00-5:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

Come in to catch up on some good anime shows!

Tuesday, June 25: My Hero Academia (rated TV-14)
Tuesday, July 23: Mob Psycho 100 (rated TV-14)
3:00-6:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders

Learn about liquid nitrogen through Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream’s cool experiments and test out one of their tasty concoctions.
Please Note: Attendance is first come, first serve with a max of 25 participants.

Wednesday, June 26
5:00-6:00 pm, Library Theater
*For ages 8-13

Humans are invited after hours to escape aliens in a themed game of tag!
Please Note: Teens must be in the library a few minutes before 6 pm due to the library being closed exactly at that time. Program admittance will be closed once the library doors are closed. Teens must have a ride home when the program ends.

Friday, June 28
6:00-7:00 pm
*For 7th-12th graders (must be at least age 13)

Party with glow-in-the-dark accessories that are out of this world!

Friday, July 26
4:00-5:00 pm
*For 6th-12th graders

Taste one of Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream's tasty concoctions and encounter cool liquid nitrogen experiments!
Please Note: Ice cream is limited to the first 25 participants.

Tuesday, July 30
5:00-6:00 pm, Library Theater
*For 6th-12th graders