Teen Totes Subscription Service

Registration Open December 1-15

6th through 12th graders, if you love reading, surprises, surprise boxor both, this NEW service will be perfect for you! Each month, you'll receive a selection of books and other goodies selected just for you based on your interests! While the book, feedback survey, and tote bag need to be returned to the library, the goodies are yours to keep! The subscription is 100% FREE! All you need is a library card. Registration is required each quarter and must be received by the 15th of the month. Check out our FAQs for more information.

Gingerbread Showdown

Wednesday, December 6         6:30 - 7:30 PM

gingerbread house6th-12th graders, whether you are a seasoned gingerbread artist or new to the game, join us to build gingerbread houses out of all edible materials. We will supply the graham crackers, icing, and candy. Bring your creativity and any specialty edible pieces you would like to add. When completed, you will have the option to enter your house into the city-wide contest and display your creation in the library or take it home. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Holly Jolly Jamboree

Sunday, December 10      1:00 - 4:00 PM

All ages are invited to help us spread holiday cheer at this merry time of year!Christmas decoration Festivities will include a gingerbread house display, holiday card creation station, Teen Advisory Board bake sale and lots of crafts and activities for children, and bingo for all ages. The Friends of the Library will have a membership table, so stop by and say hello! Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Teen Advisory Board

Teens jumpingCalling all 6-12 graders, the Teen Advisory Board needs you to share ideas and abilities to make our library and the community a better place. Have fun and use your talents to make a difference as you add terrific community service experience to your resume. Our spring meetings will run from 5:00 to 6:00 PM on the following Mondays:

December 11th

January 8th

February 12th

The Ultimate Toga Party:
A Percy Jackson Book Club

Wednesday, December 13  &  January 3       6:30 - 7:30 PM

percy jacksonTeens, the gods have spoken, and the release of the new Percy Jackson series demands discussion! Whether you have already read Riordan’s series, only watched the movies, or are reading it for the first time, this book club will have something for you. Come dressed in your toga, or bring your sheet and learn to tie it with us. Each participant will receive a copy of the first book on night one, but please plan to attend both sessions. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.

Manga & Anime Club

Third Wednesdays     6:30 - 7:30 PM

December 20       January 17      February 21anime

Teens, do you love to watch anime, read manga, or even draw characters? At anime club, we read and discuss our favorite/least favorite manga, choose anime shows and movies to watch together, and play various games, crafts, and other activities related to Japanese culture. Register online or at the Circulation Desk.


100 Books Before Graduation

Like 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, but for Middle and High School Students! There will be prizes along the way and events to encourage students to keep reading and share their progress. Sign up in Beanstack or download the app and track your reading all year long and earn badges. Visit the library to checkout new reads and redeem prizes.

Libraries Rock

Do you collect and paint rocks? Or would you like topainted rock make this a fun summer activity for the family? Help the library build a painted rock collection in our reading garden! We invite you to place decorated rocks in the library’s reading garden for someone else to find and enjoy. Likewise, feel free to take rocks you find at the library and plant them at other rock-friendly locations.