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.
Registration begins September 3. Register online, call (608) 758-6585 or visit the library’s Children’s Desk.
Teen Advisory Board
Meetings are held on Saturdays from 12-1 p.m.
March *8 & April 12
Middle and high school students are invited to help pick materials and plan programs. Register before 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting if you would like pizza. Call 758-6585 or visit the Children’s Desk. Public Meeting Room.
College Goal Wisconsin
Saturday, February 22, 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. No registration required.
WHAT TO BRING:
- Social Security numbers
Dates: birth, death, marriage, and divorce
- 2013 W2’s and tax returns (or estimates)
- Most recent bank statements
- Amounts of any other income
- Value of any other assets
Catching Fire Movie
Friday, March 7, 1 p.m.
for middle and high school students only
Enter a drawing to win a copy of a movie poster and DVD. Popcorn and water provided. PG-13, 146 minutes
Build Your Own Computer
Saturday, March 8, 2 p.m.
Celebrate Teen Tech Week with tips, tools and techniques for building a desktop computer.
iPad Animation Workshop
Thursday, March 13, 4-5:30 p.m.
Use stop-motion animation to produce short movies using Legos, paper, modeling clay or people. Part of Teen Tech Week. Space is limited.
College Access and FAFSA Advising
Thursday, March 27, 5-7 p.m.
Appointment required; call 758-6585.
Parents and students will receive free one-on-one help filling out the FAFSA from a college access advisor from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation.
Group Study Room.
Job Skills for Teens
Saturday, March 29, 10-11:30 a.m.
Learn workforce readiness skills and find out what employers look for in potential employees. Then start writing your own resume in the computer lab.
Mario Kart Wii Tournament
Saturday, April 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Challenge yourself to a Mario Kart race. Snacks provided. Prizes will be awarded.
Minecraft: The Hunger Games
Thursday, April 17, 2-3:30 OR 4-5:30 p.m.
Minecraft account not needed.
Woodruff Training Lab. Space is limited.
Self-Defense for Women ages 15-adult
Tuesday, April 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Two-hour S.A.F.E. (Self-Defense, Awareness, Familiarization
and Exchange) class taught by Janesville police. Registration required.
Call 608- 758-6585 or stop in to register. Limited space. 15-17 year olds must be accompanied by
a female adult/parent or have a signed parent permission slip before participating in the event.
Teen Book Club
Monday, April 28, 4-5 p.m.
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Trivia and snacks. Enter a drawing to win a copy of the paperback.
Public Meeting Room.
Author Visit: Chris Crutcher
Thursday, May 15, 7 p.m.
for teens and adults
Meet the award-winning
author of 14 popular books for teens and adults. Crutcher’s years as teacher and director of a K-12 alternative school in California, and his subsequent years as a therapist specializing in child abuse and neglect, inform his writing and speaking. Book sale and signing will follow program. No registration required.
Summer Library Program Kick-Off
Saturday, May 31 from 1-3 p.m.
GAMES • FOOD • CRAFTS • and a real BIG RIG!
Join us for Frankie’s Big Rig Bash
and help us fill a truck with supplies for those in need.
A perfect way to kickstart your summer!
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