Library Programs for Teens

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Knitting

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

An intergenerational knitting group that meets the first and third Wednesday of each month. Practice materials are provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own materials! Some instruction provided for those new to the world of knitting.

AfterMath--Free Math Tutoring!!

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in! This runs from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
We will not have AfterMath in the case of school breaks, or weather closures (either District 20 or Library 21c).

Teens on Laptops

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Laptops are set aside for teen use only in the Community Room. Come on down and do homework, play games and music, or just surf! Occasionally we will have the Wii, crafts, or other special activities. Brought to you by OC3, our teen advisory council.

American Girl Book Club: Party

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Join us for a book club dedicated to the American Girls book series. We will have a book discussion, crafts, and fun! Open for all children ages 7-11. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Library21c Study Rooms -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at A1

Join other teens who are passionate about Dungeons and Dragons!!

Program is for ages 12-18. Space is limited to 8, so registration is required!! Check at the Teen desk for Location!!

Monument Teen Creative Writing Group

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Study Room

Writing group for ages 12-18 (or 6th-12th grade).

Family Movie Night: Pete's Dragon

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

On the first Wednesday of each month, we'll show a movie for anyone ages 9+ in the East Teen Center. Tasty treats will be served! This month, we're showing Pete's Dragon, 103min, PG. Ages 9+ ONLY.

Afternoon chess

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Bay Area

Drop in for a friendly game of chess!

Teen Writing Group

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Can't wait to put your hands on a keyboard and write your story? Now the next step is sharing it with some other teens. Come join us for some exceptional writing, sharing, and discussions.

Ages 12-18. No Registration Required. Located in B6.

AfterMath - Free Math Tutoring - All Ages, All Levels

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, or GED? Our experienced math tutors can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math.

No appointments - Drop in!

We will not have AfterMath in the case of holidays or school weather closures.

Knitting Kninjas

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Knit group for teens

S.T.E.A.M Night

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Manitou Springs Library at Lower Level

Let's explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math kits! Snacks ALWAYS included :-)

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Children's Floor

Tween Twist Thursday is for 9-12 year olds. Tweens can stop by the Children’s Department at Library 21c for a fun and fabulous activity!

Career Conversations: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

Professionals from different career fields break it down for teens in a panel discussion that explores the ups and downs of their occupations. Each month will feature a different career path group. March explores professionals that work in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Registration Required.

Tween Twist Thursday

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Children's Corner

Tween Twist Thursday is for children 9-12 years old. Tween’s can stop by the Children’s Department at East Library anytime between 6:30-8:00pm for a fun and fabulous activity!

Guided Meditation

When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Western Window Bay

Destress and relax Thursday evenings with our Guided Meditation program. Pillows and chairs will be set up, bring a mat if you'd like. Session includes music and guided and silent meditation with our presenter Gina. Make this free session an essential part of your week, you won't regret it.

Tween LEGO Build

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Tweens! Come and build awesome LEGO creations. Meet other tweens who like LEGOs, too.

Teen Tabletop Gaming Club

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Love playing board games? Want to try out new games each month and meet other teens interested in board games? Come to the Teen TableTop Gaming Club at Library 21c.

We meet the first Friday of the month from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the teen area. Each month we learn and play a different game (and sometimes get out old favorites as well!). Drop by and maybe you'll discover your new favorite game! For ages 12-18. Co-sponsored by Petrie's Family Games!

Sand Creek Coding Club

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Study Room

For Ages 9-18. Have you ever wondered what makes computer programs run? Ever wanted to make a fun program or learn how to make a game?

Learn the basics of how to code!

In this club, teens and tweens can learn to code at their own pace as we explore different programs and concepts. We'll begin with a lesson series that teaches the basics of javascript. This club is self-guided, so everyone can learn at their own pace.

Ages 9-18 only.

Space is limited to the first 9 teens/tweens to show up, but registration is not required!

First Friday Gaming

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Teen Center (ETC) A & B

Teens are you ready to show off your mad gaming skills? Wanna learn how to game? Join us for a friendly competition on the Wii U of Super Smash Bros.

For ages 12 - 18 only.
Snacks provided!

Tween Tech

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Don't just play video games---Create one yourself! Learn how computer programs are built using a fun software program, Scratch. It allows you to put together blocks of code to make your characters, games, and animated cards work. We will explore additional types of fun software in future sessions. Ages 9-12

Finally Friday at Ruth Holley

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at Ruth Holley Meeting Room

Learn about some of the weirdest creatures on the planet, then design your own. Ages 7 through 12.

Teen Advisory Board

When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Teen Advisory Board

Ruth Holley Teen Advisory Board

When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

The Ruth Holley Teen Advisory Board meets every 1st Saturday from 10-11 a.m. to plan and host monthly teen activities.

AfterMath

When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Free Math Tutoring! Experienced math tutors assist students of all ages and grade levels. Drop in for help with your math questions.