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Write Now! is a group for teen and adult writers of all genres and writing levels. Meetings will be on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor program room. The December 10 meeting will cover the topic of next steps to take once you have finished a work.

Tweens and teens in grades 6 through 12 can create a variety of different crafts, including ornaments, squishies, cards, and more during a Teen Holiday Craft Extravaganza. Give them away as gifts or keep them for yourself. Enjoy snacks and a movie while you work. The second session will be on Tuesday, December 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor program room at the Moline Public Library. Registration is requested.

Tween/Teen Gaming will take place on Wednesday, December 12 @ 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a variety of video games, board games, and computer games at in the second floor program room. Drop in anytime. No registration required. Grades 6-12.

Help the Moline Public Library knit/crochet blanket squares on Wednesday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to Project Linus. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No registration required. Supplies are provided but limited. Participants can bring their own supplies.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

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Next Week

Are you a writer (or would like to be) who’s looking for inspiration, motivation, and constructive feedback? Write Now! is the place for you. Join us on Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor program room for an informational meeting. We will discuss plans for NaNoWriMo and set a schedule for future meetings. Open to teens and adults of all writing levels and genres. No registration required.

Help the Moline Public Library knit/crochet blanket squares on Wednesday, October 31 at 5:30 p.m. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to Project Linus. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No registration required. Supplies are provided but limited. Participants can bring their own supplies.

The Teen Advisory Group will meet on Thursday, November 1 @ 3:30 p.m. TAG 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. Grades 6-12.

Writers working on NaNoWriMo can come to the Moline Public Library on Mondays and Thursdays in November from 5:00 to 7:30 for a quiet place to work and catch up with fellow writers.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

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Help the Moline Public Library knit/crochet blanket squares on Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to Project Linus. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No registration required. Supplies are provided but limited. Participants can bring their own supplies.

Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a Halloween Cookie Decorating program on Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. Create spooky designs using frosty and candy to decorate (and eat) Halloween cookies while enjoying a movie. To register, call or visit the library’s web calendar.

The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Moline in the 2018 Quad City Area Libraries’ Teen Reading Challenge! Teens in grade 6-12 can pick up a reading log at the Library after Sept. 22 and will have four weeks to read as many minutes as they can before returning to their logs to the Library (Reading logs due to Library by Monday, Oct. 22). Teens will receive a finishing prize, entries into many gift card raffles, and a ticket for the teen plus a friend to attend an after-hours Teen Reading Challenge Party at the Moline Library on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6pm. For more information, contact the Moline Public Library at 309-524-2470 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL or online at www.molinelibrary.com.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

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The Teen Advisory Group will meet on Thursday, October 4 @ 3:30 p.m. TAG 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. Grades 6-12.

The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Moline in the 2018 Quad City Area Libraries’ Teen Reading Challenge! Teens in grade 6-12 can pick up a reading log at the Library after Sept. 22 and will have four weeks to read as many minutes as they can before returning to their logs to the Library (Reading logs due to Library by Monday, Oct. 22). Teens will receive a finishing prize, entries into many gift card raffles, and a ticket for the teen plus a friend to attend an after-hours Teen Reading Challenge Party at the Moline Library on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6pm. For more information, contact the Moline Public Library at 309-524-2470 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL or online at www.molinelibrary.com.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

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The Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation are holding an Overflow Booksale on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 to 2:00. All items $0.25 and proceeds go to support Moline Public Library programs and services.

Be sure to check out the “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine” exhibition on the Library’s second floor, now until September 8.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

July 18 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 18 – Karaoke Party @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 18 – Teen Pizza & Prize Party @ East Moline Public Library

July 19 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 19 – DIY Teens @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

July 20 – Teen Movie Afternoon @ River Valley District Library

July 21 – Be Still: Meditation for Teens @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

July 21 – Teen Silent Reading Party @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

July 23 – Air Band Competition @ LeClaire Community Library

July 23 – Libraries Rock! The Greatest Music of All Time @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 24 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

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

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The Teen Summer Reading Program runs through July 28. You can read any book, magazine, comic book, or anything with words. Read 500 pages or minutes to complete each of three levels, then keep reading for entries into the grand prize drawings. Visit the library throughout the summer for programs, games, and events. Register in person or online at https://bit.ly/2FXZDz3.

Explore other countries during Let’s Visit India on Monday, July 9 @ 6:00. Enjoy snacks, create a simple recipe, do a craft, and learn about the history and culture of India. Ages 11-18. No registration.