Teen Summer Programs

Tween V. Teen Cupcake Wars - TEEN Signup

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Think you've got what it takes to win the cupcake war? You will compete to create the most epic cupcake of them all. But don't expect a cake walk, we've got a few challenges and secret ingredients up our sleeves.

Chris Raschka Artist-in-Residence Live Art Demo

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Artist-in-residence, children's book author and illustrator Chris Raschka, works on his own creative projects in the library's Marketplace. Drop in to meet Chris and see him in action.

Chris Raschka: Artist Talk and Book Signing

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy an evening with our artist-in-residence, acclaimed author and illustrator Chris Raschka. Chris will share an overview of his 25 years of making books for children. Learn how this boy born in Pennsylvania and raised in suburban Chicago, who learned music and enrolled in medical school before writing his first book, went on to create a prolific 60 children’s books. Chris is widely acclaimed for favorites, including Charlie Parker Played Be Bop, published in 1992, and Yo? Yes! which garnered a Caldecott Honor in 1994. Best for ages 8 to adult. Book sale and signing will follow. May register with 1 guest each.

This event is presented in conjunction with Bravo! Chris Raschka, an art exhibit from the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, on display in the Marketplace from June 4 through August 12. Visit ahml.info/summer for more.

Chris Raschka Artist-in-Residence Live Art Demo

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Artist-in-residence, children's book author and illustrator Chris Raschka, works on his own creative projects in the library's Marketplace. Drop in to meet Chris and see him in action.

Super Hero Movie Night: Black Panther

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Get ready for FanCon by enjoying one of the most fan-loved films of the year!

T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake. PG 13. 2h 15min

Craft for a Cause: Design the Hub Display

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Help us out with our Hub book and resource display. With this graphic novel match-up theme, develop a quiz that teens will take to discover which book they should read. And, of course, we'll be decorating the shelves!

This is the perfect time for 7th and 8th grade students to give back to the Hub, the library, and the community! Come on in and do service projects to make the world a better place a little bit at a time. This group is just for those in 7th or 8th grade only.

Geek-Out: Old School Gaming

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Step back into the days of wired controllers and dusty game cartridges. Stop by the Hub to try out old school consoles like the Nintendo Game Cube, games like Dance Dance Revolution and many more gaming throwbacks.

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Is Jaws your favorite movie? Do you think fish are definitely food and not friends?
If you answered yes to either of those questions, or if you just really like sharks, come celebrate Shark Week in the Hub! We'll be spending the afternoon eating snacks and watching some killer shark footage.

Teen Film Fest

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for the 12th Annual Teen Film Fest! We'll screen this year's teen film entries, hear from our panel of judges, and award the winning teen filmmakers. More information on the event, a full list of award categories and submission guidelines at ahml.info/teens/filmfest. Meet filmmakers and actors on the red carpet preceding the event. Screening of films for all ages.

If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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