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Events & Programs for Teens

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.

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Acreage Branch
Can You Survive the Robot Apocalypse?
Wed, Apr 29, 7:00 pm
Discover some of the latest advances in communications tech and robotics then see if you have what it takes to survive the threats of tomorrow and today in our interactive game full of rogue AIs and malicious bots. Will you be l33t or defeated? Snacks provided. Ages 10-17. (60-90 min.)
Preregister.
Pizza Chat
Tue, May 12, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short sotry, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Gamerz Nite
Wed, May 13, 6:30 pm
Play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart on the library's Wii or try out some of our other games with old friends and new. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Acting Up
Thu, May 14, 6:30 pm
Come hungry for drama, laughs and pizza as we play cheesy theater games and work on basic acting skills. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Anime Otaku Club
Wed, May 27, 7:00 pm
Watch anime, play Yu-Gi-Oh!, and enjoy snacks with friends and fellow fans. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Volunteen Orientation
Wed, May 20, 5:00 pm
Looking for volunteer hours? Want to help out at the library? Attend the volunteer orientation. Please bring completed volunteer application with you. Ages 12-17.
(45 min.)
Gardens Branch
Teen Craft: Rolled Paper Recyclo-Vase
Tue, May 05, 6:00 pm
Old magazines can live a second life as colorful new vases to use as flower pots or to give as a gift. Enjoy some pizza and refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12. Limit 10.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch
Teen Book Club
Tue, May 05, 6:00 pm
Eat snacks, hang out with friends, and discuss "Looking for Alaska," by John Green. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 14-18.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Pitch Perfect Sing-Off!
Tue, May 12, 5:30 pm
Pitch Perfect ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Celebrate the new movie by singing and watching the first movie. Bring your cups! Snacks served. Ages 13-17.
(2.5 hr.) Preregister.
PG-13
Teen Movie Night
Tue, May 19, 5:30 pm
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 1 ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (123 min.) Eat popcorn and discuss the book "Mockingjay," by Suzanne Collins. Then watch the movie. Ages 13-17.
(2.5 hr.) Preregister.
PG-13
Greenacres Branch
May the Fourth Be with You
Mon, May 04, 5:30 pm
In a galaxy far, far away, and at the Greenacres Library, the Force is strong. Stop at the youth services desk to receive your instructions for an Intergalactic search and use the Force to find the hidden messages. Your efforts will be rewarded. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 10-14.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Nailed It!
Sat, May 23, 3:00 pm
Polish your nails at home, then join us for an afternoon of nail decorating fun. Jazz up your nails just in time for end of school celebrations. Learn how to keep your nails strong and healthy. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Pizza and Pages
Tue, May 12, 6:00 pm
Come hungry and ready to make new friends as we enjoy delicious pizza and talk about our favorite books, comics or whatever else you are reading. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch
Teen Gamers' Hour
Fri, May 01, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your own cards and play with others. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 02, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 09, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Anime Club
Sat, May 09, 2:30 pm
Join other teens who enjoy anime and manga. Watch anime and create anime-inspired art and crafts. Cosplayers are welcome! Ages 12-17.
(90 min.)
Teen Chess Club
Fri, May 15, 4:00 pm
Join us to play a few games of chess with friends. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 16, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Gamers' Hour
Fri, May 22, 4:00 pm
Do you enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your own cards and play with others. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 23, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Anti-Prom
Sat, May 23, 2:00 pm
Not going to the prom? If you're not, or even if you are, join us for some fun. Snacks provided. No corsage will be necessary! Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.)
Teen Art Club
Sun, May 24, 2:00 pm
Love manga, comic books or art? Then come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
World of Paper Craft
Tue, May 26, 4:00 pm
Make paper crafts based on your favorite shows and video games. Ages 12 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 30, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Main Library
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, May 05, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, May 12, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, May 19, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Shrinky Dinks Art for Tweens and Teens
Fri, May 22, 4:00 pm
Use Shrinky Dinks paper to make a unique design, then watch it shrink before your eyes! You won’t believe what you can create. Ages 10-17.
(45 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, May 26, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
RPB Teen Xpressions
Sat, May 09, 2:00 pm
Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Ages 12-17.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Anime Club
Sat, May 09, 3:00 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky, and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Pitch Perfect Singalong
Wed, May 13, 5:30 pm
Pitch Perfect ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Show off your voice and sing along. Ages 13 & up.
Preregister.
PG-13
Washi Tape Madness
Sat, May 16, 2:30 pm
Decorate your phone, charger, calculator or wallet with fanciful washi tape, a natural masking tape made out of bamboo fiber. All washi tape provided. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Wii U Gaming
Sat, May 23, 3:00 pm
Do you game? Wii game! Meet your friends for an afternoon of Wii gaming fun on our new Wii U. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch
Loom & Loop
Tue, May 12, 6:00 pm
Make a loom and loop band project. Choose from key chains, jewelry and more, or bring your own idea. Supplies and instructions provided. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Teen Takeover
Wed, Apr 29, 6:00 pm
A night for Teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games, and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)
Collage Art
Thu, May 07, 6:00 pm
Create a work of art using magazine pages and wrapping paper. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Card Sharks
Thu, May 14, 6:00 pm
Play Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade, or just make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(60 min.)
Teen Movie Marathon
Tue, May 19, 5:30 pm
"The Hunger Games."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(142 min.)
PG-13
Teen Movie Marathon
Tue, May 26, 5:30 pm
"The Hunger Games - Catching Fire."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(146 min.)
PG-13
Teen Game Night
Thu, May 28, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)
West Boca Branch
Beautiful Boxes
Sat, May 02, 2:30 pm
Decorate a small hinged wooden box with paint, beads and jewels as beautiful gift for Mother’s Day. Grades 6-12.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Simple Scented Soaps
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Make scented soaps, with or without glitter, to use as guest soaps or to brighten up a relaxing bath. Grades 6-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch
Teen Flick
Thu, Apr 30, 4:30 pm
"The Last Starfighter." ©Universal Pictures. (101 min.) Popcorn and a movie. Ages 12-17. PG
Preregister.
Papercraft for Mothers' Day
Thu, May 07, 4:30 pm
Fold pages into flower shapes to papercraft your mom a bookmark. Double their pleasure by making a matching corsage pin. Ages 12-17.
(75 min.) Preregister.
Do the Write Thing: A Monthly Teen Writing Workshop
Thu, May 14, 6:30 pm
Fine-tune your writing skills in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose. Share your work in progress and get constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere led by Caryn DeVincenti from PBC Florida Writers’ Association. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
VolunTeen Orientation
Thu, May 21, 6:30 pm
Interested summer VolunTeens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.
(60 min.) Preregister.
VolunTeen Orientation
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Interested summer VolunTeens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.
(60 min.) Preregister.