Teen Writer’s Block

When: Thursday January 23rd, time: 3:00-4:00 PM

This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. This group will be run by Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderful local science fiction and fantasy author.
This month will be a sharing and feedback day so, if you’d like to share, bring a page or a scene to read to the group this month. 

Descriptions are hard! How much is too much? How little is too  little? This month we’ll talk about descriptions and do a writing exercise!

(If you came to our December meeting and would like to share your LEGO work, bring it!)

Will It Waffle & Teen Games Unplugged!

Open for teens in Grades 7-12. Drop in to the Teen Room.

See if different foods will ‘waffle’ and taste good after going in the waffle iron.

While we wait for things to cook…

Come play fun board and group games like: Superfight, We Did Not Playtest This, Telestrations,Exploding Kittens, and more.

Candy for participating & winning!

Will It Waffle program happens once a month, on a Wednesday from 3-4 PM.

Will It Waffle & Teen Games Unplugged!

Open for teens in Grades 7-12. Drop in to the Teen Room.

See if different foods will ‘waffle’ and taste good after going in the waffle iron.

While we wait for things to cook…

Come play fun board and group games like: Superfight, We Did Not Playtest This, Telestrations,Exploding Kittens, and more.

Candy for participating & winning!

Will It Waffle program happens once a month, on a Wednesday from 3-4 PM.

Teen Advisory Board

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday December 17th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas.

This month’s snack: TBD.

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  2020 meetings to be announced.

Teen Alcohol Ink Ornament Decorating

Teen Alcohol Ink Ornament Decorating

Tuesday December 17th, from 3-4:00 PM.

Teens in Grades 7-12 can sign up to decorate 5 plastic ornaments using fast drying alcohol ink and compressed air!

All supplies provided.

Registration required. Space is limited.  Due to high demand, if you don’t check in by 3:05 PM, your spot will be given away to a waitlisted and present teen. 

Multi Town Star Wars Trivia for Teens!

Saturday, December 14 12-4PM* (snow date of 1/11/20)

THIS EVENT WILL BE AT THE FARMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

6 Monteith Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

Children and teens in Grades 5-12 are welcome to sign up to save their seat for this program-but registrants must check in by 12:30pm on the day of the program.

12:00-12:30PM Registration and Activities

12:45PM Round One Trivia
1:30PM Activities and Snacks
2:15PM Round Two Trivia
3:00PM Activities
3:30PM Prizes Awarded

There will be:

Trivia
Star Wars-Themed Snacks Fan Club Name Tags Face Painting
Airbrush Tattoos
Photo Booth
Buttons
Star Wars Origami
Pool Noodle Light Sabers And More!

Parents are welcome to observe trivia, but trivia and activities are for registered children and teens in Grades 5-12.

Teen Movie Day: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Come snack and watch Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! This movie is rated PG13. Rewatch before you go to theaters to see the new movie, which is out this weekend!

Today: Friday September 6th, from 2:35-4:34 PM.

Open to teens in Grades 7-12, no registration needed.

Snacks for teens watching the movie. Just come to the 2nd Floor Teen Room!

December Teen Writer’s Block is sharing and feedback!

When: Thursday December 12th, time 4:00-5:00 PM

This group is for teen writers looking to find other teens with the same interest. This group will be run by Juliana Spink Mills, a wonderful local science fiction and fantasy author.
This month will be a sharing and feedback day so, if you’d like to share, bring a page or a scene to read to the group this month. 
If you are looking for something new to write about, try the flash fiction exercise. How to do it: make a list of six literary genres (like realistic, fantasy) and six random themes (like chickens or umbrellas — ask your friends or family for fun ideas!), and then roll the dice to select one of each. Try a few of these, and then pick your favorite to bring in December.

Teen Mini Gingerbread House Building!

Mini Gingerbread House Building

Thursday December 12th, from 3-4:30 PM.

Teens in Grades 7-12 can sign up to create and build their own mini house to snack on and take home.

All supplies provided.

Registration required. Space is limited.  Due to high demand, if you don’t check in by 3:05 PM, your spot will be given away to a waitlisted and present teen. 

Teen Movie Day: Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi

Come snack and watch Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi! This movie is rated PG13.

Today: Friday December 6th, from 2:30-5 PM.

Open to teens in Grades 7-12, no registration needed.

Snacks for teens watching the movie. Just come to the 2nd Floor Teen Room!