Tween & Teen Events & Programs

The Next Chapter Teen Book Club
Meets 2nd Sunday of the month from 2 - 2:30 PM
Register on the calendar.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Join other teens for a lively discussion and snacks.
Love to read? Join our 2022 Battle of the Books team! Learn more here.

April 8: Good Omens by Neil Gaimen
May 15 (meets on the 15th b/c Mother's Day is May 8):
War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
June 12: Dracula by Bram Stroker
July 10: Rebecca by Dame Daphne du Maurier
August 14: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
October 9: Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll


Gardiner Ink! YA Creative Writing and Visual Art Meet Up
Meets 4th Sunday of the month @ 2:00 PM
Register on the calendar.
Contact Carolyn at for more information.

Showcase your creative writing and artwork in our yearly publication.  Prompts, tips and writing and art share during monthly meetings. This year's Gardiner Ink! will feature entries from a 250-word flash fiction contest*. Artists will have the opportunity to design work that enhances the literature as well as create independent pieces.
Help Wanted for our new Gardiner Ink! Art Department. Be part of the design and editing process.
Currently accepting submissions of original poetry, fiction, and art. Original works of visual art can include paintings, drawings, and photography.

Battle of the Books 2022 Team
Second Sundays (April - June) @ 2:30 PM
Visit the calendar to register.
Weekly over the summer (day/time tbd)

Go to the Battle of the Books page to learn more.