or by calling 248-628-3034.
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All programs are free!
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These programs require registration. Space is limited.
April 6, 2018
6:00-9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:45 p.m.)
Wrap up your spring break in the best way possible! We'll have games, Perler beads, pizza, prizes, and other fun surprises plus out traditional lock-in game. Space is limited! Parent-signed permission slip required to get in.
Murder Mystery Series
Second Tuesdays of the Month: March 13, April 17, and May 8
6:30- 7:30 p.m.
Become a master sleuth! Solve the case together by finding clues, breaking codes, and solving puzzles. All you need is your attention to detail! Space is limited so please register.
SAT Practice Test
Saturday, April 14
10:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Follow Up Meeting for Results- Monday, April 23, 7:00 p.m.
Adult-prctored practice test with personalized results. Bring #2 pencils and a graphing calculator. Follow up meeting for test results will be Monday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. Please provide an e-mail when registering.
Saturday, May 19
Join Kristy Bower and make your own terrarium! If you have a special container you would like to use, feel free to bring it. Otherwise, all supplies are included. Space is limited, so be sure to register.
**Poetry Month: April
Wednesday, April 11
Are you a poet? Munch on snacks and share your writing (or just listen to what others have to share) at OPL Teen Department's first ever Poetry Slam! Please register so we know how many to expect.
Shakespearean Insult Generator/Black Out Poetry
All Month Long
Back by popular demand! Stop by the Teen Department and create some Shakespearean insults with our authentic Shakespearean Insult Generator. Or try your hand at some Black Out Poetry. All teens who participate will be entered to win a magnetic poetry kit so don't forget to ask the librarian for an entry form!
Teen clubs are drop in programs. If you can't make it to one session, don't sweat it! You're always welcome at the next!
Fourth Tuesdays: March 27, April 24, May 22
Select from a large selection of tabletop games to play. Cards, trivia, board games, puzzles, and beyond!
First Mondays: March 5, April 9, May 7
4:00-5:00 p.m. (Teen Area Magazine Room)
Meet other teens who share your interests and discover new Fandoms at this teen-run program (that means YOU decide what to do each month—whether discussing the latest film adaption or working on your fan fiction). Whatever your Fandom, this is the place for you!
Perler Bead Club
Third Wednesdays, March 21, April 18, May 16
By popular demand! Our most popular lock-in craft is now a regular program. Drop in and create a Perler Bead masterpiece!
TAB (Teen Advisory Board)
Fourth Thursdays: March 29 and April 26
It’s YOUR Teen Department! Bring us your ideas for programs, service projects, and materials. We want to know what YOU want from us! Plus exclusive opportunities to help with special projects. Snacks!
** Other Programming:
During the month of March, we will be accepting donations of clean, lightly-used formal dresses and accessories. Hope Closet is a non-profit organization working to provide young womenwith the opportunity to attend special high school events with a dress of thgeir choice, regardless of financial contraints or limitations. For more information, visit Hope Closet.
Money Smart Week
Saturday April 28
1:00-4:00 p.m. or until supplies run out
Drop in for a special Crafternoon! Make a coin wallet or a Duct Tape wallet. Guess how much money is in the jar for a special prize!
Saturday Maker Station
First Saturdays @ Noon-4 p.m.
We'll be rolling out oir Maker Cart so you can get crafty. Different art supplies each month. Just bring your imagination. Drop in and create something awesome!
Teen Book ReviewsYou know that book you just finished? You may have totally loved it. Or, you may have absolutely hated it. Now's your chance to recommend it to the world - or warn others to stay far away!
Stop by the Teen Desk and pick up a Teen Book review form, or find one on the displays in the Teen area. We post the best reviews on our Teen Blog.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Thursday, April 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
We want you to tell us what you want from your Teen Department!
Bring us your suggestions for books, movies, and music we should have. Tell us what programs you would like to attend. If you want to help plan behind the scenes, join TAB and get involved! This is your chance to make a difference in your library.
Call the Teen Desk 248-628-3034 to find out more.