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Free Programs
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 with the links below, call 758-6585 or visit the library's Children's Desk or register online.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Saturdays, 12-1 p.m.
January 10, February 14, March 21 & April 18

Middle and high school students are invited to help pick library materials and plan programs. Register before 5 p.m. on Friday prior to the meeting if you would like pizza.
Register online using links above, at the Children’s Desk or by calling 608-758-6585.

TriBond, Trihexaflexagons & Truly Terrific Treats [TTT]
Saturday, January 10, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Learn how to make Trihexaflexagons out of folded and flexed paper strips – or join a game of TriBond. All materials and snacks provided. Registration required. Call 608-758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.

Chris Ramos Author Visit
Tuesday, February 10, 6:30 p.m.
Chris Ramos, lifelong science fiction fan and local author, will discuss his new YA novel Time to Expire. Find out how Chris created the characters in a futuristic global
civilization, and LifeSpan, a company that develops nanotechnology that predicts a precise expiration date for citizens at birth – and brings about a rebellion. A book sale and signing will follow. No registration necessary.

College Goal Wisconsin
Saturday, February 21, 2 p.m.
High school seniors, parents and adult students will receive FREE information and one-on-one assistance filling out the FAFSA – the federally required form for students seeking financial aid such as grants, loans and work study. Enter to win a scholarship. No registration required.

Teen Tech Week Showcase
Saturday, March 14 & Sunday, March 15
2-4 p.m.

Join us under the skylight as teens demonstrate cool tech projects using everyday items during this hands-on drop-in event. Learn how to make short animated movies, cardboard electric guitars and pianos using fruit and a MaKey MaKey - and see a 3-D printer in action!
No registration necessary.

Spring Break Gaming Day
Thursday, April 2, 1-3 p.m.
Games, snacks and a day of tourneys and challenges! Wii, Xbox 360, MaKey MaKey, board games and more. Systems and supplies provided. Registration required. Call 608-758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.

Job Skills for Teens
Saturday, April 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Get ready for summer job hunting! Learn workforce readiness skills and find out what employers look for in potential employees from Shelley Slapak from the City of Janesville. Then start writing your own resume. Registration required. Call 608-758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online.

Minecraft for Teens
Saturday, May 9, 1-2:45 OR 3-4:15 p.m.
Play Minecraft with friends without using your daily computer time. Minecraft account not needed. Space is limited. Woodruff Training Lab. Call 608-758-6585, visit the Children’s Desk or register online for the 1:30 session or the 3:00 session.

Summer Library Challenge Kick Off Block Party
Saturday, May 30, 1-3 p.m.
Get the summer started with fun for the whole family. Plus - register for our Summer Library Challenge!

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