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Classes & Events for Teens

Meet your friends at the Library to learn new skills or just for fun! Find out what’s going on at your Library.

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Acreage Branch

Anime Otaku Club

Tue, Oct 17, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, eat snacks, and talk with friends and fellows fans about all the coolest shows from Japan. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Oct 28, 2:00 pm
Adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons with fellow wizards, warriors and battle evil monsters to bring goodness back to the world. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (2.5 hr.)
Belle Glade Branch

Pizza & Pages: Book Chat

Thu, Oct 26, 4:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "An Ember in the Ashes," by Sabaa Tahir. Copies are available in the teen section. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Night: Halloween Edition

Mon, Oct 30, 6:00 pm
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (107 min.)
PG-13
Glades Road Branch

Giant Live Action Pac-Man

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Pac-Man is back and now bigger than ever. Take a turn at a 1980s classic. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Haunted House Rehearsal

Mon, Oct 23, 6:00 pm
Bring your most creative and spooky ideas for our Haunted House held Mon, Oct 30. Grades 6 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Learn the Thriller Dance!

Tue, Oct 24, 6:00 pm
You know the lyrics. Now learn the dance. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.

Nailed It!

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Polish your nails at home, then join us for nail decorating fun. Creepy spider webs, black cats or cute pumpkins will get you in the spirit. Supplies and spooky snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Autumn Stitching: Hooked on Crochet

Wed, Oct 25, 4:00 pm
Bring your hook and favorite yarn and socialize while learning basic stitches or working on current projects. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch

Pizza & Pages

Tue, Oct 17, 5:30 pm
Enjoy pizza with a side of discussion! This month we will be reading "Love & Gelato," by Jenna Evans Welch. Pick up a copy at the children’s services desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

Wed, Oct 18, 4:30 pm
Geometric Corkboard.
Let us show you how to make gifts from everyday items that will wow your friends and family! Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mysterium: A Psychic Clue Game

Thu, Oct 19, 6:00 pm
Astrologist Mr. MacDowell has detected a supernatural presence in his new home in Scotland. Join our team of “paranormal investigators” to help solve the ghost’s murder. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

DIY Holiday Gifts

Wed, Oct 25, 4:30 pm
Sensational Speakers.
Let us show you how to make gifts from everyday items that will wow your friends and family! Ages 9-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. & Pizza

Thu, Oct 26, 6:00 pm
Our monthly advisory group meeting includes pizza to celebrate National Pizza Month! Share our great ideas for activities you want to see happen at the library. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

College Admissions for Students With Special Needs

Tue, Oct 17, 7:00 pm
This workshop offers comprehensive planning strategies for the special needs college-bound student. Learn about the unique application process for students with disabilities.The workshop is open to high school students, parents and high school/college and agency counselors. Presented by Daniel Kalina, educational consultant. Grades 9-12. (60 min.) Preregister.
Main Library

AniMAINia Club

Tue, Oct 17, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop, or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Yoga Scene

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Build the groundwork to live a healthy lifestyle with your friends. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Teen Pumpkin Decorating

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00 pm
Get creative and decorate your very own pumpkin. All supplies provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

A House That Is Good Enough to Eat!

Sat, Oct 28, 3:00 pm
Make an edible haunted house out of candy and other goodies. Best haunted house wins a prize! All supplies provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

Fantastic Beast Creation Class

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00 pm
Create two of J.K. Rowling's Magical Creatures based on characters from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," by Newt Scamander. Poly juice potion and wizard chips will be served. Ages 12 & up. (75 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch

Teen Takeover

Wed, Oct 25, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 30. (2 hr.)
West Boca Branch

Paint a Mandala

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00 pm
Learn about the origins of this complex circular abstract art form. Experience the relaxing qualities while painting a beautiful mandala to take home. Grades 6-12. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Celebrate Frankenstein

Sat, Oct 28, 2:30 pm
Find out all about Mary Shelley’s infamous monster and his numerous portrayals through cinema, books and folklore. We’ll see how Frankenstein's monster matches up to other villains throughout literature. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch

DIY Night: PomPom Coasters

Thu, Oct 19, 4:45 pm
Spice up your living or school space with some color! Using pompoms to create the perfect resting place for your coffee, tea, soda, or water. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Movie Mania

Tue, Oct 24, 5:30 pm
"Wonder Woman." ©Warner Bros. (141 min.) Enjoy popcorn and refreshments, while watching the newest superhero installment. Ages 12 & up.
PG-13