Tween & Teen Events & Programs

YA Book Club

Saturday, October 16 @ 1:30 PM

In anticipation of Halloween we will read and discuss The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. Join other teens for a lively discussion and snacks. Design a thorn and snake decorative book and play Once Upon a Time, the storytelling card game. Let your imagination unlock the tale.

InBeTWEEN the Stacks Book Club for Ages 10-12

Sunday, October 2 @ 2:00 PM

In celebration of Banned Books Month we will read and discuss George by Alex Gino. Share your thoughts, play games, work on a DIY Empowerment Poster and have some snacks with old and new friends.

Sunday, November 7 @ 2:00 PM

Read The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan and be part of a lively discussion about the book and Egyptian mythology. Share your thoughts, play games, design a 3-D Bastet wall-hanging, and have some snacks with old and new friends.

"Write On" YA Creative Writing and Literary Magazine Meet Up

Saturday, November 13 @ 2:00 PM

Get short story writing tips, practice with writing prompts, and share your work with the group. Help organize a 250 word short story contest. Entries will be featured in the next issue of Gardiner Library's YA literary magazine Gardiner Ink! 


Haunted Library Prop Making Workshop!

Saturday September 25 @ 1:30-3:00 PM
Help make props and window displays for the upcoming haunted library coming in October. Receive community service hours. Contact Carolyn at for more information or to sign up.

Battle of the Books

Information coming January 2022.

Be part of the team!