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The Lowdown for the Week of April 14th – April 20th.

April 14, 2014 Leave a comment

Here is the scoop for what’s happening at St. Louis Public Library for the week of April 14th – April 20th.

 

Monday, 14th April

Central: Creative Experience: Explore, Learn, Design, 4-6pm.  Grades 6-12.

Tuesday, April 15th

Julia Davis: Manga and Anime Drawing Club, 3:30-4:30pm.  Grades 6-12

Machacek: DIY: String Eggs, 4-5pm.  Celebrate spring with this simple but unusual craft.  Grades 6-12.

Central: Guerilla Poetry, 5-6pm.  Teen Lounge.  Grades 6-12.

Wednesday, April 16th

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox 360 and Wii games.  Teen Lounge.  Grades 6-12.

Divoll: DIY: Paint Swatch Bookmarks, 4-6pm.  Grades 6-12.

Buder: DIY: No-Sew T-Shirt Up-Cycles, 4-5pm.  Can’t sew? No problem.   Bring in your favorite old t-shirts and turn them into something new: headbands, bags, and more!  Grades 6-12.

Thursday, April 17th

Schlafly: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Play Xbox 360 or Wii games.  Grades 6-12.  Groups of 5 or more register in advance.

Walnut Park: Book Spine Poetry, 4-6pm.  Grades 6-12.

Carondelet: DIY: Floppy Disc Pencil Holders, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Barr: Teen Poetry Slam, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Friday, April 18th

Central: Anime Club, 4-5pm.  Teen Lounge.  Grades 6-12.

Saturday, April 19th

Central: Game On: Everything From Chess to Yu-Gi-Oh, 3-5pm.  Teen Lounge.  Grades 6-12.

See you somewhere!

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Lonely Heart’s Club, Week of Feb. 10th – Feb. 16th

February 10, 2014 Leave a comment

Don’t have a valentine for this week’s Valentine’s Day?  Don’t worry, come into the library and take your mind off the crushing pain of loneliness, by enjoying some of our great programs for the week of Feb. 10th – Feb. 16th.

Monday, February 10th

Baden: This is Crazy — Read Me, Maybe?, 11-12:30pm.  Looking for an introduction to a good book? Let Baden play matchmaker. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

Tuesday, February 11th

Baden: This is Crazy — Read Me, Maybe?, 11-12:30pm.  Looking for an introduction to a good book? Let Baden play matchmaker. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

Julia Davis: DIY: Peace Signs, 3-4pm.  Join your friends for a make and take project.  Grades 6-12.

Baden: DIY: Budget, 4-5:30pm.  Make it. Bank on it. Grades 6-12.

Walnut Park: Maasai Jewelry, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Buder: DIY: Friendship Bracelets, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Carpenter: Urban Literature Book Club – Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis, 6-7pm.  Grades 9-12.

Wednesday, February 12th

Baden: This is Crazy — Read Me, Maybe?, 11-12:30pm.  Looking for an introduction to a good book? Let Baden play matchmaker. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox 360 & Wii games. Grades 6-12 First Floor Teen Lounge

Divoll: DIY: Valentine’s Day Gifts, 4-5:30pm.  Grades 6-12.

Thursday, February 13th

Baden: This is Crazy — Read Me, Maybe?, 11-12:30pm.  Looking for an introduction to a good book? Let Baden play matchmaker. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

Julia Davis: Teen Scene: Civil Rights, 3:30-4:30pm.  Join your friends to act and design storyboard scenes from young adult fiction. Teens.

Barr: Anti-Valentine’s Day Jeopardy4-5:30pm.  Compete to answer anti-Valentine’​s Day trivia for cool prizes. Grades 6-12.

Cabanne: DIY: Recycle It! Wear it!, 4-5pm.  Up-cycled jewelry. Grades 6-12

Carondelet: DIY: Sweet Text Messaages, 4-5pm.   Candy cell phones with a message for your sweetheart. Grades 6-12.

Machacek: DIY: Valentine Frames, 4-5pm.  These frames will be the perfect spot to hold pictures of that somebody special. Grades 6-12.

Central: “Vampire Academy” Movie Release Party, 5-6pm.  Grades 6-12 First Floor Teen Lounge

Friday, February 14th

Baden: This is Crazy — Read Me, Maybe?, 11-12:30pm.  Looking for an introduction to a good book? Let Baden play matchmaker. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

Central: Anime Club, 4-5pm.  Grades 6 – 12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Saturday, February 15th

Central: Game On: Everything from Chess to Yu-Gi-Oh, 3-5pm.  Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Have a Happy Valentine’s Day

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Anti-Valentine’s Day Card by Atakino-Zane – check out their Deviant Art page for more or their artwork.

Happenings: Week of Jan. 27th – Feb. 2nd

January 27, 2014 Leave a comment

Stay out of the cold, and do something awesome.  Two reasons to come to your local library this week:

Monday, January 27th

Julia Davis: Poetry and You, 3:30-5:30pm.  Read, write and discuss poetry. Practice your slam skills. Grades 9-12.

Central: Creative Exprience: Explore, Learn, Design, 4-6pm.  Grades 6-12. Creative Experience.

Barr: Manga Mondays, 4-5pm.  Watch anime and discuss your favorite manga. Grades 6-12.

Wednesday, January 29th

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox 360 & Wii games. Grades 6-12. Teen Lounge.

Cabanne: DIY: Pass the Book Along, 4-5pm.  Indoor camp-out with books, stories and more. Grades 6-12.

Thursday, January 30th

Julia Davis: Got Game?, 3:30-5:30pm.  Play Xbox 360 and Wii games. Teens.

Barr: DIY: Goldfish Kites, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12. Groups of 5 or more register in advance.

Kingshighway: DIY: Name that Tune, 4:30-5:30pm.  Correctly answer the most and win a prize. Grades 6-12.

Friday, January 31st

Central: Anime Club, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12. Teen Lounge.

Saturday, February 1st

Central: Game On: Everything from Chess to Yu-Gi-Oh, 3-5pm.  Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

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JFK Anime Club by SFKitty

School is Back in Session – Week of 1/21 to 1/26

January 21, 2014 Leave a comment

The holidays may be over, and school may be back in session, but the library is still keeping the dream alive (What dream? Who knows?).  You too can live that dream, here’s what’s happening at your local the week of Jan. 21st – Jan. 26th.

Tuesday, January 21st

Julia Davis: Manga and Anime Drawing Club, 3:30-4:30pm.  Grade 6-12.

Carondelet: DIY: Lip Balm, 4-5pm.  Homemade flavoured lip balm.  Grades 6-12.

Central: Make the Short Trip to Central to Meet Local Authors, 6-8pm.  Meet Heather Brewer, Margo L. Dill, Jody Feldman, Cole Gibson, Jan Greenberg, John Hendrix, Bobby Norfolk, and Inda Schaenen. More authors may be added. Books will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books

Wednesday, January 22nd

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox 360 & Wii games. Grades 6-12. Teen Lounge.

Baden: DIY: Final Countdown, 4-5:30pm.  High School will be over in no time! What’s the plan? Grades 6-12.

Divoll: Card Games, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Thursday, January 23rd

Central: STEM to STEAM: Explore Science, 5-6pm.  Grades 6 – 12. Teen Lounge.

Friday, January 24th

Central: Anime Club, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12. Teen Lounge.

Saturday, January 25th

Carpenter: Got Game?, 2:30-4pm.  Play Wii games. Grades 6-12.

Central: Game On: Everything from Chess to Yu-Gi-Oh, 3-5pm.  Grades 6-12. Teen Lounge.

See you there!

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Summer’s Heating Up!

June 17, 2013 Leave a comment

Summer is well under way. So, whether you are loiking for something to do, or simply looking to get out the heat.  St. Louis Public library is the perfect destination.  Here’s what’s happening the week of June 17th – June 23rd.

Tuesday, June 18th

Walnut Park: DIY: ROY G. BIV Perler Bead Key Chain, 4-5:30pm.  Grades 6-12.

Julia Davis: Graphic Novel Club, 4-5pm.  Share favorites and current reads while making character collages and bookmarks. Grades 6-12.

Carpenter: CD Clocks, 6-7pm.  Never be late again. Show up fashionably on time. Create your own clock. Grades 6-12.

Wednesday, June 19th

Central: Travelling Teens: Sixth Stop: Hong Kong, 3:30-4:30pm.  Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Barr: DDR, 4-6pm.  Dance your heart out to Dance Dance Revolution. Grades 6-12.

Thursday, June 20th

Central: Teen Coffee House, 3:30-4:30pm.  Creative? Bring your art, writing, poetry, or other artistic endeavor to share with like-minded teens. We’ll supply the coffee and bohemian atmosphere! Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Schafly: Rainbow Jars, 3:30-4:30pm.  Grades 6-12. Groups of 5 or more register in advance.

Cabanne: DIY: Hemp Key Chain, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12.

Barr: Salt Painting, 4-5pm.  Grades 6-12. Groups of 5 or more register in advance.

Friday, June 21st

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox & Wii games. Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Saturday, June 22nd

Divoll: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Play Xbox 360 or Wii games. Grades 6-12.

Julia Davis: Poetry Slam, 6-7pm.  Read, write, and recite poetry and rap to hone your slam skills. Grades 6-12.

Also, stay up-to-date with St. Louis Public Library Teens with our new Youtube Channel and Twitter account:

http://www.youtube.com/user/SLPLteens

https://twitter.com/SLPLteens

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Week of June 4th – June 9th

June 4, 2013 Leave a comment

Here’s what going down at St. Louis Public Library for the week of June 4th – June 9th.

Tuesday, June 4th

Walnut Park: DIY: ROY G. BIV Flying Disk, 4-5:30pm.  Grades 6-12.

Wednesday, June 5th

Kingshighway: Movie: “Battleship”, 1-3pm.  Grades 6-12.

Machacek: DIY: Weather Vanes, 2-3pm.  Always know which way the wind is blowing with these easy to assemble weather vanes. Grades 6-12.

Divoll: Teen Travelers, 3-5pm.  Experience traditional Mexican culture. Grades 6-12.

Central:  Smoke & Mirrors: Magic Card Tricks, 3:30-4:30pm.  Use smoke and mirrors like the Wizard of Oz to impress and wow friends. Watch, and then learn some easy, but impressive card tricks. Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

Baden: DIY: Animation Creation, 3:30-5pm.  Learn to make storyboards, flipbooks, & more. Grades 6-12.

Barr: Got Game?, 4-6pm.  Play Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360. Grades 6-12.

Thursday, June 6th

Schafly: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Play Xbox 360 or Wii games. Grades 6-12. Groups of 5 or more register in advance.

Carondelet: Melted Crayon Rainbows, 6-8pm.  Grades 6-12.

Friday, June 7th

Central: Got Game?, 3-5pm.  Xbox & Wii games. Grades 6-12. First Floor Teen Lounge.

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