Around Town

Check out these events around town…

April 26 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

April 26 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 27 – Anime Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Main)

April 27 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 28 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 28 – Stop Motion Movie Maker @ River Valley Library

April 29 – Teen Stem: Adhesion, Cohesion, Gravity @ East Moline Public Library

May 1 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

May 2 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

 

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Next Week

Monday, April 10 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4 through 8 can experiment with Strawbees. Strawbees lets you connect straws to each other and build little to huge mechanical objects from just straws and cardboard. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant. Bus passes are available upon request.

Tuesday, April 11 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, April 12 @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Students in grades 6 through 12 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games in the Teen Corner on Game Days. Drop in any time.

Teen Poetry Contest
Students in grades 6-12 can submit one poem of up to 12 (short) or up to 25 (long) lines in our annual Teen Poetry Contest. Entries are due April 13. Winners in each category will receive gift certificates for $25, $15, or $10. The Library will host a Poetry Café on Monday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. for all poets to read their work. Snacks will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

Next Week

Teen Poetry Contest
Students in grades 6-12 can submit one poem of up to 12 (short) or up to 25 (long) lines in our annual Teen Poetry Contest. Entries are due April 13. Winners in each category will receive gift certificates for $25, $15, or $10. The Library will host a Poetry Café on Monday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. for all poets to read their work. Snacks will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

Next Week

Monday, March 13 @ 6:00 p.m.
During the second session of LEGO Robotics, students will use what they learned to compete against their friends. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant. Space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes are available upon request.

Tuesday, March 14 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, March 15 @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Students in grades 6 through 12 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games in the Teen Corner on Game Days. Drop in any time.

Thursday, March 16 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-12 are needed for Illinois Veteran’s History Project Training. Learn interview techniques, how to use recording equipment, and the project’s guidelines. Interviews with veterans will be scheduled in April and May. This workshop is part of the Project Next Generation grant. No registration required and bus passes are available to participants.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

February  15 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

February  15 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 16 – Anime Night @ Rock Island Public Library

February 16 – Stop Motion Movie Maker @ River Valley District Library

February 16 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 17 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 21 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 21 – Football Trivia @ East Moline Public Library

 

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Next Week

Monday, February 13 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4 through 8 are invited to make Iron-On T-shirts. Create an image and print it out on a Cricut machine, then transfer it for a one-of-a-kind t-shirt. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant. Registration is requested so t-shirts can be provided. Bus passes are available upon request.

Tuesday, February 14 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, February 15 @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Students in grades 6 through 12 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games in the Teen Corner on Game Days. Drop in any time.

Thursday, February 16 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can try out 3D Doodlers. Make 3D sculptures using a handheld pen. This workshop is part of the Project Next Generation grant. No registration required and bus passes are available to participants.

YouTube Contest for Teens 
Quad City teens in grades 6-12 can create a 3-5 minute video for a chance to win $100. In teams of up to five people, make a video based on one of this year’s themes. Upload your movie to YouTube, submit a hard copy to your library, and turn in the entry form. Entries are due March 1st. A Premiere Party will be held March 7th at 6:00 p.m. at the Putnam. See your local library for more information and an entry form.

Next Week

Monday, January 9 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4 through 8 can experiment with Squishy Circuits. Create circuits and explore electronics using play dough. This workshop is part of the Project Next Generation grant. No registration required and bus passes are available to participants.

Tuesday, January 10 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.