Programs for Teens

The Andrew Greene Young Adult Room

SUMMER 2015 PROGRAMS FOR TEENS (grades 6-12)

Click here for a printable flyer with program information.

Read & Win One of Our FOUR Grand Prizes! FOUR Grand Prizes: $25 Amazon Gift Card, $25 Game Stop Gift Card, A TARDIS Backpack, John Green Boxed Book Set!! Our programs & our Grand Prizes were made possible with the help of the Friends of the Mohr Public Library, a fundraising nonprofit devoted to the Library. (5 Easy ways to enter the Grand Prize Drawings: Report your reading, Review a book you've read, Attend a program, Pick up a take home craft sheet, or Take a virtual field trip ) Free book for all participants! Program begins on 6/23 and ends on 8/26. Stop by the Library for more details.

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Magic the Gathering Card Tournaments

When: Tuesday June 23rd, Tuesday July 7th, & Tuesday August 4th from 2-5pm. What: A continuation of our monthly Magic the Gathering Card Tournaments. Each player must bring their own deck in order to play. Snacks and Prizes are graciously provided by The Friends of the Mohr Public Library.

Take Home Tuesdays

When: Every Tuesday from June 23rd through August 11th. What: Come pick up instructions for a new take home craft in the Teen Room. Each week's take home craft instructions will be available until the following Tuesday! Schedule of Activities: 6/23 T-Shirt Scarves, 6/30 Make Your Own Magnets, 7/7 Oil & Food Coloring Art, 7/14 Solo Cup Stained Glass, 7/21 Paper Lanterns, 7/28 Dream Catchers, 8/4 Tie-Dye Bookmarks, 8/11 CubeeCrafts

Watch- It Wednesdays

When: July 1st, 15th, 29th & August 12th. Starting at 2pm. What: Come join us in the teen room every other Wednesday to watch a Young Adult movie in the teen room. Popcorn will be provided! Snacks are graciously provided by The Friends of the Mohr Public Library.

Tinker Thursdays

When: Every Thursday from June 25th through August 13th (Excluding July 23rd) What: Come join us in the teen room for a craft activity. Each craft will be different and will help you engage your creative side by completing a project that you can take home! Schedule of Activities: 6/25 CubeeCrafts, 7/2 Paper Weaving Poetry, 7/9 Binder Clip Photo Holders, 7/16 CubeeCrafts, 7/30 Make & Launch your own Rockets, 8/6 Sharpie Poetry, 8/13 Aluminum Foil Art

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Rhode Island Computer Museum (Special Program provided by OLIS)

When: Thursday July 23rd from 2-4pm (Space is limited, Registration will be required.) What: Coding, Robots, Music, & More! Come to our special 2-hour STEM program just for teens!! Space will be limited so registration will be required. Registration will open for this event after June 23rd.

Virtual Field Trips & John Green Crash Courses

When: All Summer Long! What: Virtually visit a museum, a national park, another library, or take a John Green Crash Course (Vlogbrothers! Nerdfighters!) on a topic that interests you! After you've completed the field trip or crash course, fill out a worksheet about your experience. Then enter that slip into the prize drawing of your choice! Just stop in and ask for either the virtual field trip list or the Crash Course instructions!

End of Summer Party (Outside - Weather Permitting)

When: Wednesday, August 26th 2-4pm What: Come join us and pick up your book for participation in summer reading! Join us for games, snacks, and hanging out to celebrate the end of summer with your friends! Snacks graciously provided by The Friends of the Mohr Public Library.

Virtual Field Trips

Not your ordinary Field Trip.
Available upon Request.
Ask Rebecca, the Young Adult Librarian how to virtually visit a museum, a national park, or another library.
Then do virtual scavenger hunt/worksheet for one of the many exciting and interactive places on our virtual field trip list!!

Monday Magic The Gathering Card Club For Teens

Magic The Gathering Meets each Monday after school in the Young Adult Room.
Join us for our Magic the Gathering card club. Bring your own cards and duel it out with other players in friendly, unstructured play.
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about the club or tournament schedule!!

Monthly Magic The Gathering Card Tournament

Magic The Gathering The 1st Monday of each month. Tournament is held in the multipurpose room starting at 2pm.
Join us for our monthly Magic the Gathering card tournament.Bring your own cards and duel it out with other players in friendly, structured, and bracketed tournament play.
Prizes awarded to first & second place! Snacks provided.
Registration is required for this event.
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about the club or tournament schedule!!

Poetry & Writing Group

The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Young Adult Room from 2-6pm.
Program to be held in the Teen Room.
Bring your own writing to work on. Talk to other students about your writing. Each meeting of the Poetry & Writing group will have a writing activity to showcase the work of our talented teen patrons!
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about the club or writing activities!!

Cards for Community or Community Craft.

The 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month in the Young Adult room from 2-6pm.
2nd Tuesday - Cards for Community: Join us for a card making craft making cards! Make cards for isolated community members (like children in the hospital or people in nursing homes). Card/craft supplies will be provided.
4th Tuesday - Community Craft: Join other teens in working in a group art project/craft. Work together to create a piece of art that will be put on display in the Young Adult Room.
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about the different after school craft activities that are available!!

Teen Book Talks

The 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 2:30pm
Book talks are a great way for teens to learn about and discuss books with other teens ... without actually having to read them! At each book talk meeting, Rebecca will talk about two different titles that are available within the Marian J. Mohr Young Adult collection.
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about Book Talk programming!!

Teen Book Club

The 3rd Wednesday of each month immediately following the Book Talk program. Book Club starts 3:30pm
Book Club is a great way for teens to share their love of reading and stories with other teens. Book Club is an opportunity for teens to read exciting, new, and engaging titles. It's an opportunity for them to discuss what they read (what they liked/didn't like, develop social skills, and make new friends!
Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about how to join the Teen Book Club!!

Anime & Manga Club

The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 2:30pm. Come join other Anime & Manga lovers during our bi-montly clup meet up! Join us to watch Anime episodes and discussion of both Anime and Manga. Deathnote, Naruto, Attack on Titan, Sword Art Online ... come talk about all your favorites with other interested teens! Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information about how to join!!

Teen Craft or Coloring Activity

The 2nd Tuesday of every month after school. An arts & crafts opportunity for you to work on something individually or as a group. Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information.

CubeeCraft for Teens

The 2nd Wednesdays of each month after school. Come make origami pop culture figures. All cutting and folding - no glue or tape needed! Contact Rebecca or email youngadults@mohrlibrary.net for more information.

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