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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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Wednesday, April 19 @ 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.

Students in grades 4-12 are needed to volunteer for the Illinois Veterans History Project. Interviews with veterans will take place on April 22 at Hope Creek Care Center from 9:00 to 12:00. Anyone who wishes to take part must call the library to be scheduled. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant and bus passes are available upon request.

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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.

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Wednesday, April 5 @ 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, April 6 @ 3:30 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. Grades 6-12.

Thursday, April 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-8 can try out Arduino, a kit that for building digital devices and interactive objects. This workshop is part of the Project Next Generation grant. No registration required and bus passes are available to participants.

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.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

March 29 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

March 29 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 30 – Pokemon Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Southwest)

March 30 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 1 – Movie Matinee: Fantastic Beasts @ East Moline Public Library

April 3 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 3 – Creation Studio Drop-In: Bristlebots! @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 4 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

April 4 – Perler Bead Craft Night @ Rock Island Public Library (30/31)

 

 

 

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

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

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.