Around Town

Check out these events around town…

December 14 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

December 14 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

December 15 – Doctor Who Party @ Rock Island Public Library

December 15 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

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

December 19 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

December 20 – Tween & Teen Gaming @ Rock Island Public Library

December 20 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

December 20 – Ugly Sweater Party @ Silvis Public Library

 

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Monday, April 4 @ 6:00 p.m.
The Advanced LEGO Robotics series gives students in grades 5-12 a chance to learn advanced LEGO robotic programming techniques. Call 309-524-2470 to see if spots are still open.

Thursday, April 7 @ 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun.

Thursday, April 7 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 5 through 12 can learn to use MaKey MaKey, an invention kit that allows you to turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. Call 309-524-2470 to see if spots are still open.

Teen Poetry Contest 
Entries for the Teen Poetry Contest are due by April 9. Students in grades 6-12 can submit one (1) original poem in the category of short (up to 12 lines) or long (up to 25 lines). Prizes will be $25, $15, and $10 gift certificates for first, second, and third places in each category. All poets are invited to the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Café on Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Moline Public Library. Poets can read their poems and prizes will be awarded. Entry forms are available here at the Library.

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Monday, March 28 @ 6:00 p.m.
The Beginner LEGO Robotics series introduces students in grades 5-12 to building and programming the LEGO EV3 Core sets. Call 309-524-2470 to see if spots are still open.

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Monday, February 29 @ 6:00 p.m.
Doctor Who fans of all ages are invited to a Doctor Who Trivia Contest. Brush up on your alien races, companions, history and more for a chance to win prizes. Sign up in teams of up to four people or let us put you with a group. Registration is required. Call 309-524-2470 or visit the second floor reference desk to sign up.

Thursday, March 3 @ 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun.

Next Week

Monday, February 29 @ 6:00 p.m.
Doctor Who fans of all ages are invited to a Doctor Who Trivia Contest. Brush up on your alien races, companions, history and more for a chance to win prizes. Sign up in teams of up to four people or let us put you with a group. Registration is required by February 24. Call 309-524-2470 or visit the second floor reference desk to sign up.

 

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Monday, December 7 @ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Doctor Who fans of all ages are invited to a Doctor Who Holiday Party. Bring your favorite Doctor Who inspired recipe (samples optional) to share while enjoying holiday activities and the company of fellow Whovians. Free and open to all ages. No registration required.

Tuesday, December 8 @ 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.

Thursday, December 10 @ 6:30
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission will give a Financial Aid presentation. Learn what you will need to fill out the FAFSA and find other sources of financial aid. Free. No registration required.

 

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

 

December 2 – Magic: The Gathering Club @ Bettendorf Public Library 

December 2 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

December 3 – Doctor Who Weeping Angel Craft @ Rock Island Public Library

December 3 – Sharpie Mugs @ East Moline Public Library

December 5 – LEGO Mindstorm Program @ Bettendorf Public Library 

December 7 – After School Mondays @ Bettendorf Public Library 

December 8 – YA Writers Group @ River Valley District Library

December 8 – Young Adult Book Club @ Silvis Public Library

 

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