Programs are for middle and high school students unless noted and are held in the Program Room. Adults may wait outside the room for their teen.
Registration required unless noted. REGISTER HERE, call 758-6585 or visit the library's Children's Desk or register online.
Teens Top Ten Voting
August 15 – October 12
See our display in Teen Central! Check out book trailers and vote.
2014 Teen Art Contest:
It Came from a Book!
September 1 – November 1
Read any book and create an original piece of art inspired by the story. Visit Teen Central for a local contest entry form or www.libraryasincubatorproject.org for the national contest. Entries are due by November 1, 2014.
Teen Read Week:
Turn Dreams Into Reality
Enter contests in the library and at Teen Central at Hedberg Public Library on Facebook all week for a chance to win a gift card to a local book store.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Saturdays, 12-1 p.m.
September 13, October 11, November 1, December 13
Middle and high school students are invited to help plan programs and pick library materials. Register before 5 p.m. on Friday prior to the meeting if you would like pizza. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Program Room.
International Day of Peace
Sunday, September 21, 1 – 4 p.m.
Top 'o the Hat: Irish Fest for Teens
Saturday, October 4, 2-3 p.m.
Mini Irish Top Hats, Games, Food and Prize Drawings for a book by John GREEN and other Lucky Loot! Wear GREEN for extra chances to win! Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Program Room.
MaKey MaKey: Sketch It! Play It!
Saturday, October 11, 2 p.m.
Sketch instruments with pencil and paper, connect a few alligator clips to the MaKey MaKey and a USB to a laptop to make your art work like a keyboard! Limited space. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Program Room.
Teen Video Challenge: Unmask!
Saturday, November 1, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Start creating the story for a video promoting the theme "Unmask!" for the Teen Video Challenge, a multi-state Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) contest. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Program Room. Additional meeting times for scriptwriting and filming will be arranged.
Faces of the World
Saturday, November 8, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sample the sights and sounds of cultures around the world right at your library. Enjoy entertainment, crafts, food and more. For all ages. No registration required.
Tech for Teens: SCRATCH
Saturday, November 15, 1-2 p.m.
Celebrate International Games Day by creating games and animations using SCRATCH, a free visual computer language programming tool. Make your own account before the program at scratch.mit.edu if you want to save your work. Limited Space. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Woodruff Training Lab.
Janesville's Jolly Jingle for Teens
Saturday, December 6, 2-3 p.m.
Make star and gingerbread ornaments like those at a Christkindlmarkt. Enjoy hot chocolate and holiday treats while viewing the sights and sounds of celebrations around the world. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Program Room.
Hour of Code for Teens
Saturday, December 13, 2-3 p.m.
Learn coding skills during Computer Science Education Week's 2014 (Dec 8-14) Hour of Code. Limited space. Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online. Woodruff Training Lab.
Minecraft: Winter Challenge
Tuesday, December 30, 1-2:15 p.m. OR 2:30-3:45 p.m.
Minecraft account and library card not needed during this program. Limited space.
Call 758-6585, visit the Children's Desk or register online.
Woodruff Training Lab.
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