Teen Holiday Party & Interactive Movie

Saturday, December 18| 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun afternoon of
gingerbread house building, snacks,
and an interactive showing of Home
Alone!

 

Teen Trivia: Popular Music

Friday, January 21 | 6:00 p.m.

Calling all music lovers! Do you have what it takes to
strike the right chord? Come test your knowledge
of some of the most popular songs, artists, and
events of the last five years. Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd place.

Teen Paint Night Register

Friday, February 18| 6:00-8:00 p.m.

*Registration required and $10 supplies fee. 10 seats maximum* 

Paint with us as we follow along with YouTuber Art Sherpa to create this colorful jellyfish masterpiece! At the end of the night you’ll be taking home a 9”x12” painting of your very own. Snacks will be provided too!

Words on the Bathroom Walls

6:00 -8:00 p.m. 

Find our book to movie display in the teen area to pick
up a copy of the titles that helped inspire these films.
Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Love Simon

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Find our book to movie display in the teen area to pick
up a copy of the titles that helped inspire these films.
Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

The Story of Achilles

1:00 p.m. Register

Where did the phrase “Achilles heel” come from? We
will answer this question as we read the tale of the
Greek hero Achilles and see, not only where he failed,
but how he originally succeeded.

The Story of King Midas

1:00 p.m. Register

The Story of King Midas
What would you do if everything you touched turned
to literal gold? Let’s see what King Midas did in this
original tale of wealth and unexpected tragedy.

Fox and the Grapes

1:00 p.m. Register

Has anyone ever told you to not have a case of the
“sour grapes”? With this story we will read one of the
classic Aesop’s [arguably one of the most popular
Greek authors of all time] fables and explore what it
means to despise what we fail to achieve.

Teen Advisory Board

1st Friday of the Month @ 5:00 p.m.

Looking for somewhere to share your voice? Do you and your friends have some great ideas for projects or activities you’d like to share with the community? Look no further
than your local library! We are looking for any voices aged 13-18 to help us help you make those involvements come true! Please join us for a discussion on how the library can
provide services for what you want to do or achieve. We look forward to hearing you!

*December meeting will be December 10th

Young Adult Reading Advisory

Are you a book fiend? Love YA? Need some easy volunteer hours? Then we need your help! We are looking for avid YA readers to review our collection! Check out a new YA book (fiction, nonfiction, or graphic novel) and sign up to create
an online, written book review or book talk video in whichever field you’re comfortable and be rewarded with 1-6 hours** volunteer credit. Review training resources can be provided upon request. Reviews will be posted and shared on our social media platforms and website.

*Under age 16 will require a parental
signature if wishing to do video
content
**Contingent on quality of work

Teen Volunteer Training

1st Tuesday of each month @ 4:00 p.m.

Looking for volunteer credit? We’ve got you covered! We’re looking for individuals aged 11-18 seeking to gain valuable experience in a work-based environment with regularly scheduled hours. Training will be provided; no prior experience is required. Tasks may include but are not limited to, shelf reading, shelf straightening, craft prep, and program assistance. Scheduled hours will be based on your availability. Must submit a volunteer application; applications will be available at training sessions and upon request at the circulation desk or youth services desk. This type of volunteering is great to put on college and job applications.

At the Rochester Public Library we strive to provide a variety of programs to meet the needs and interests of our patrons. Click here to see what programs we currently have scheduled. Please contact the Library if you have any questions.

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have a program you want to offer? Or one you would like to see at the library? Please contact Denise at:
youth.services@rochesterlibrary.org

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