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Teen Services: Programs

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Teen Services: Programs

Upcoming Programs


FINtastic Fish

Get up close and personal with real fish specimens local to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Take a closer look at these fish out of water!

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Wednesday, June 29
5-6 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Coastal Crafternoon

Feeling crafty? Let's make something together! We provide the materials, you bring the creativity.
*Please Note: Participants might get messy, so it is recommended to wear appropriate clothing for the crafting.

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Thursday, June 30: Jellyfish Lanterns
Thursday, July 28: Sea Life Sharpie Mugs
3:30-4:30 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities

Get awesome prizes for reading! For every hour you read, you earn a point. There are 4 levels for prizes, and each level is worth 10 points.
You can submit as many reading hours as you like from June 1-July 31. For every additional 10 points, you will get an extra entry for the grand prize drawings. The more you read, the more chances you get to win!

Please Note: Prizes are available while supplies last. Teens turning age 12 by July 31, 2022 are eligible to participate. Please contact the library if you need assistance with selecting the challenge that is right for you.

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*Registration is available now, but reading begins on June 1.
June 1-July 31
For ages 12-18 only

Clash of the Cards

Battle in an endless world of beasts and beings by playing Magic: The Gathering and other strategy-based card games! All experience levels are welcome. This program is hosted by a Teen Advisory Board member.
*Please Note: Participants are encouraged to bring their own cards, but limited Magic cards will be provided for the duration of the program.

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Wednesdays: June 8, June 22, July 13, July 27, August 10 & August 24
5:30-7 pm , Library Boardroom
For ages 12-18 only

Game On

Drop in to play Nintendo Switch games, Jackbox games, Uno, and more!
*Please Note: Games are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own games. Smart phones/tablets with internet access are needed for online-based games.

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Mondays: June 27 & July 25
5-7 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Writers Club

Do you have what it takes to be a writer? Hone your skills with crazy writing prompts and support each other through the creative writing process.

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Tuesdays: June 14, June 28, July 12 & July 26
5-6 pm , Library Boardroom
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Anime Club

Calling all anime fans! Join us to watch and discuss some good anime shows while eating snacks
*Please Note: Anime shows selected are rated PG-13 and TV-14.

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Mondays: June 6, June 20 & July 18
5-6:30 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Writers Workshop

Grow as an emerging writer! Share your original works with fellow writers and provide feedback for each other. This program is hosted by a Teen Advisory Board member.
*Please Note: Original works may include PG-13 and TV-14 content.

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Tuesdays: June 7, July 5 & August 2
5-7 pm , Library Boardroom
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

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 welcome!
*Please Note: Applications for new members are provided at the program.

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Wednesdays: June 1, June 15, July 6 & July 20
5-6 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Dice & Dimensions

Do you dream of new worlds? Discover a realm of infinite possibilities through tabletop role-playing games! All experience levels are welcome. This program is hosted by Teen Advisory Board members.

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Thursdays: May 19, June 2, June 16, July 7, July 21, August 4 & August 18
5-7 pm, Library Boardroom
For ages 12-18 only

Myths & Tales

Explore the legendary, mystical worlds of mythology and folktales! Make friends, learn a thing or two, and have fun. This program is hosted by a Teen Advisory Board member.
*Please Note: Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

No registration required.

Saturdays: June 11, July 9 & August 13
3-4:30 pm, Library Boardroom
For ages 12-18 only

Under-the-Sea Trivia

Join a team and test your knowledge for prizes!
Please Note: Participants are required to have transportation present at the end of the event since it ends after library hours.

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Friday, July 8
5-6:30 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Wetland Wonderland

Learn about watersheds and wetlands! Dissect a marsh plant, investigate how pollution flows through a watershed, and review the types of wetlands around the bay region.

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Monday, July 11
5-6 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

Teen Late Night: Mario Kart Marathon

Race head-to-head with others while playing Mario Kart 8: Deluxe!
Please Note: Participants are required to have transportation present at the end of the event. Participants are not permitted to leave until the end of the program to ensure safety. Event entry will end at 6 pm since the library doors will be closed at that time.

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Friday, July 22
6-7:30 pm , Library Theater
For ages 12-18 only

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Teen Services Librarian

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Sheldon Stevens
Contact:
100 W. Walker
League City TX, 77573
281-554-1133