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Classes & Events for Teens

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Acreage Branch

Let's Play: Gaming

Sat, Mar 04, 2:30 pm
Day or night, it's time for friends and PS4 multiplayer games, Wii games, card games, board games and snacks. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Pizza Chat

Tue, Mar 07, 6:30 pm
Chat with the group about a book, movie, game, anime or show that you loved or hated, while enjoying pizza and drinks. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.

Anime Otaku Club

Wed, Mar 08, 6:30 pm
Hang out, watch anime, play games, and eat snacks while you talk with friends and fans about all the coolest stuff from Japan. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Mar 11, 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.) Preregister.

Teen Choice Tuesday!

Tue, Mar 14, 6:00 pm
Play a game, watch some anime, or try your hand at Dungeons & Dragons. Space is limited for the Dungeons & Dragons adventure. Ages 12 & up. (2.5 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Mar 18, 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.) Preregister.

Become a Babysitter

Tue, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
PBC Fire Rescue will teach you how to start your own babysitting business: how much to charge, lessons on home safety, helpful tips for dealing with children and parents, and knowing when to call 911. Ages 9-16. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons MEGA Marathon!

Wed, Mar 22, 2:30 pm
You asked for it to be bigger! Now enjoy our truly epic marathon adventure in the world of Dungeons & Dragons! Pizza and snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (6 hr.) Preregister.

Trivia Gets Animated!

Thu, Mar 23, 3:00 pm
It's the all animated trivia contest you've been asking for! Dress up as your favorite character, form teams and compete for prizes. Expect questions about animated shows and movies. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) Preregister.

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Mar 25, 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.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch

Teen Tech Week™: Be the Source of Change

Wed, Mar 08, 3:30 pm
Explore different ways to take advantage of all the great digital resources offered to make a positive change in your life and your community. iPads available. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Teen Tech Week™ Movie

Sat, Mar 11, 11:00 am
"WarGames - The Dead Code." ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (100 min.) Preregister.
PG-13

Creative Coding With Scratch®

Thu, Mar 16, 3:30 pm
Explore Scratch®, an innovative programming language designed by the MIT Media Lab. Easily create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Spring Break Special: Teen Movie Matinee

Mon, Mar 20, 10:30 am
"The Legend of Tarzan."
©‎Warner Bros.
(109 min.)
Ages 12 & up. Preregister.
PG-13

Spring Break Special: Teen Movie Matinee

Tue, Mar 21, 10:30 am
"Captain America Civil War."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(146 min.)
Ages 12 & up. Preregister.
PG-13

Spring Break Special: Teen Movie Matinee

Wed, Mar 22, 10:30 am
"The 5th Wave."
©‎Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
(112 min.)
Ages 12 & up. Preregister.
PG-13

Spring Break Special: Teen Movie Matinee

Thu, Mar 23, 10:30 am
"Suicide Squad."
©‎Warner Bros.
(130 min.)
Ages 12 & up. Preregister.
PG-13

Spring Break Special: Teen Movie Matinee

Fri, Mar 24, 10:30 am
"Max Steel."
©‎Open Road Films.
(92 min.)
Ages 12 & up. Preregister.
PG-13

March Madness Trivia!

Sat, Mar 25, 2:00 pm
Questions will be based on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's and women's basketball division I tournament. Pizza and team T-shirts provided. Ages 12 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.
Gardens Branch

Teen Nail Art

Fri, Mar 03, 4:00 pm
Paint your fingernails with some new nail art trends. Nail polish provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Debate Club

Sun, Mar 19, 2:00 pm
Practice getting over those speech day jitters and gain insights into constructing a winning argument. Presented by Aihber Khan, an award-winning debate contestant and is a published author. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Pokémon Club

Sat, Mar 25, 10:30 am
Calling all Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon enthusiasts! Bring your deck, box or binder, and come with a friend or make a new one. Snacks provided. Ages 7 & up. (90 min.) Preregister.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Tue, Mar 28, 3:15 pm
Learn to use iPads to create stop-motion movies using LEGO® Minifigures and other toys. An exercise in fine-motor skills, attention to detail, filmmaking and photography. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Tue, Feb 28, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Shrinky Dink Magnets

Tue, Mar 14, 6:00 pm
Create amazing magnets through the magic of shrinking plastic! Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Tue, Mar 21, 6:00 pm
Share your ideas to help plan library teen activities while earning community service hours for school. Application required. Refreshments served. Ages 12 & up. (45 min.) Preregister.

Pizza & Pages

Tue, Mar 28, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of "Insignia," by S. J. Kincaid. Pick up your copy at the children’s desk. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Sun, Mar 05, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Mon, Mar 06, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Tue, Mar 07, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Wed, Mar 08, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Thu, Mar 09, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Fri, Mar 10, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Teen Tech Week

Sat, Mar 11, 12:00 pm
Grab the scavenger hunt list from the children’s/teen sections and use a phone, tablet or digital camera to take photos. Show your completed set of photos to a children’s/teen staff member for a small prize and an entry into our drawing for an iTunes gift card. Ages 12-17.
Jupiter Branch

Anime, Manga, Graphic Novels, Oh My!

Thu, Mar 16, 5:00 pm
Borrow from our teen manga and graphic novel collection! Then we'll vote for a new show (or an old favorite) to watch on Crunchyroll while enjoying some Japanese snacks. Ages 12-18. (60 min.) Preregister.

Mario March Madness

Tue, Mar 28, 5:00 pm
If you are more interested in video games than basketball, this is the event for you! Challenge your friends or a librarian to Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros. Ages 10-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

The S.Q.U.A.D.D. (Super Quality United Advisory Dudes & Dudettes)

Thu, Mar 30, 6:00 pm
Share your great ideas for activities YOU want to see happen. We'll play games and enjoy snacks, all while earning community service hours! Bring a friend or make new ones! Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch

Teen Anime Club

Sat, Mar 04, 2:00 pm
Watch new anime or see some classics with your friends. Talk about your favorite manga and discover new ones. Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17. (90 min.)

Teen Hang Out!

Tue, Mar 21, 2:00 pm
"Moana." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (113 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 13-17.
PG

Sewing for Beginners

Fri, Mar 24, 4:00 pm
Learn how to use a sewing machine while making a tote bag. Ages 13-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister.
Loula V. York Branch

Book Jam!

Wed, Mar 22, 5:30 pm
Teens are invited to "jam" about the latest books they've read and enjoy pizza with their friends. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.
Main Library

Random Fandom Event: "Supernatural"

Tue, Feb 28, 4:00 pm
Saving people. Hunting things. The family business. Come hang out with Dean, Sam and Cas as we eat pie, and go on a ‘hunting/scavenger’ trip! Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Tue, Mar 07, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, we will be voting on different anime programs to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Photo Filters IRL!

Tue, Mar 14, 5:00 pm
Design your own hair clips to make your favorite filter come to life! Ages 11 & up. Limit 12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Colorpalooza!

Tue, Mar 21, 4:15 pm
Relax on your spring break by doing crafts or coloring! Ages 10-11. (45 min.) Preregister.

AniMAINia Club

Tue, Mar 28, 5:00 pm
If you like manga, anime, K-Pop, or cosplaying, we will be voting on different anime programs to watch and eating snacks. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Stitching Starters Beginning Crochet

Tue, Mar 07, 4:30 pm
Learn the basics of crocheting or if you know how to crochet already, bring your projects to work on them. Bring a size H, I, J or K hook and skein of worsted weight yarn. Must be able to work independently. Materials not provided. Ages 10 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Teen Wii U Gaming & More

Sat, Mar 11, 2:00 pm
Meet your friends at the library for some Wii gaming and classic board game fun. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Anime Club

Sat, Mar 11, 3:00 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Geeky Papercrafts: Superheroes!

Tue, Mar 28, 4:00 pm
Make paper models of your favorite superheroes! Ages 8 & up. Limit 20. (45 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

Steampunk Tops It Off!

Tue, Mar 21, 6:00 pm
Combine Victorian design, the industrial revolution and duct tape to make a top hat. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch

Anime Nation

Thu, Mar 09, 6:00 pm
View new anime titles. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. Limit 25. (90 min.)

Shrinky Dink Crafts

Wed, Mar 22, 6:00 pm
Bring your imagination and creativity to make cute and tiny art that can be used as accessories or decorations. Ages 12-18. Limit 25. (60 min.)

Teen Takeover

Wed, Mar 29, 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

Upside Down Time

Sat, Mar 04, 2:30 pm
If you’re passionate about “Stranger Things” happening in your life, join us and test your show knowledge from one to “Eleven,” make “pretty … good” buttons and eat Eggo® waffles with “lights.” Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.

Beauty & the Beast

Sat, Mar 25, 2:30 pm
We’ll take a look at the various interpretations of the Beauty and the Beast story from print to film. Play a trivia game and create a themed plastic shrinky dink piece to take home. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch

Teen Takeover

Thu, Mar 23, 6:00 pm
"Maximum Ride." ©Paramount Pictures. (88 min.) Refreshments provided. Ages 11 & up. Preregister.
Not rated.