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Check out these events around town…

February 7 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

February 7 – Magic: The Gathering Club @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 8 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 8 – Teen Slime Club @ East Moline Public Library

February 10 – Teen DIY @ East Moline Public Library

February 10 – Spy School: Breakout Room @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 10 – Purse Mini Scrapbooks @ LeClaire Community Library

February 12 – Stop Motion Movie Making @ River Valley District Library

February 13 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 13 – Biblioteens @ LeClaire Community Library

 

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Wednesday, May 3 @ 12:00 – 3:00 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, May 4 @ 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.

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.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

March 1 – YouTube Contest entries are due

March 1 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

March 1 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 2 – Teen Gaming Night @ East Moline Public Library

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

March 6 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 7 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 7 – YouTube Contest Premiere Party @ Putnam Museum

 

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Next Week

Thursday, February 23 @ 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Chocolate Month at our Chocolate Festival. Sample various kinds of chocolates, build your own sundae, and make a mug cake. (Please bring a coffee mug to participate.) Grades 6-12. Registration is requested.

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, 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.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

February 1 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

February 1 – Magic TCG & More! @ Bettendorf Public Library

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

February 2 – Teen Gaming Night @ East Moline Public Library

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

February 6 – Etiquette Class @ Silvis Public Library

February 6 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 7 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

February 7 – YouTube Contest @ Rock Island Public Library

 

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