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 cthorenz@rcls.org for more information or to sign up.

Battle of the Books

Information coming January 2022.

Be part of the team!