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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

Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Apr 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, Apr 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

Poetry & Pizza

Sat, Apr 21, 2:00 pm
Bring a copy of your favorite poems to share or present your original work. Poems can range in style from traditional to hip-hop. No longer than three minutes. Grades 5-12. (60 min.)

Learning Express: Your Gateway to Passing Exams!

Sat, Apr 21, 3:00 pm
Improve your scores with test preparation materials, study guides, and practice exams such as SAT®, ACT, AP, PSAT and more. Practice using this online resource on our laptops. Grades 5-12. (90 min.) Preregister.
Gardens Branch

Money Smart: Cell Phone Savvy

Thu, Apr 26, 5:00 pm
Use money smart tips in order to pick the right cellphone and plan. We'll think critically and weigh the pros and cons with a choose-your-own adventure style game. Ages 12-17. (45 min.) Preregister.
Glades Road Branch

Upcycled Art

Tue, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Turn trash to treasure. Use old magazines and book pages to make decorative art for your room or a gift for a friend. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch

Duct Tape Design

Sat, Apr 28, 3:00 pm
Use duct tape to create wallets, wrist bands, key rings, and more. Supplies provided. Just bring yourself and your imagination. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch

International Tabletop Day

Sat, Apr 28, 9:30 am
Try some Wil Wheaton approved games, ranging from trivia to strategy, featured on the hit web series, "Tabletop." Pizza will be served at lunchtime. The final round of games will begin at 3:00 pm and all games will end at 4:30 pm. (7 hr.) Ages 13 & up. Preregister.

Movie Matinee

Sun, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (152 min.) Enjoy popcorn, candy and drinks from our "concession stand.” All ages. Preregister.
Main Library

AniMAINia Club

Tue, Apr 24, 4:00 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. Snacks provided. Ages 11 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.

YouTube Challenge

Sat, Apr 28, 2:00 pm
Have you seen your favorite YouTube stars do challenges and try to play along? Here is your chance to see if you can win! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.)
Royal Palm Beach Branch

Teen Wii U Gaming & More

Sat, Apr 21, 3:00 pm
Meet your friends for some Wii gaming and tabletop games. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Future Teen Business Leaders Unite!

Thu, Apr 26, 5:00 pm
Think you have what it takes to start your very own business? Brainstorm your ideas with Ms. Rajeeyah Madinah, e-commerce instructor. Learn how to use Google and other social media platforms to make your business a reality. Ages 13-17. (45 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch

Mini "Egg-Succulent" Planters

Tue, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Wondering what to do with those leftover plastic Easter eggs? Create you own planter for a mini-succulent, adding a bottle cap and a little imagination. Take home something bright for your décor. Refreshments provided. Ages 12 & up. (60 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch

Teen Takeover

Wed, Apr 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

Criss-Cross Painting

Sat, Apr 21, 2:30 pm
Create a work of art using basic shapes and criss-cross lines. Using acrylic paints on a canvas, create a piece you’ll want to display. Grades 6-12. (90 min.) Preregister.

Decorate Without Getting in Trouble

Sat, Apr 28, 2:30 pm
Want to decorate your bedroom with your favorite posters but are afraid to damage your walls? Learn a creative way to do it in a safe, yet fun way, using clothespins, washi tape, and Command™ Strips. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Preregister.