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Events & Programs 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.

E.g., 2015-06-29
E.g., 2015-06-29
Acreage Branch
Gamerz Nite
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 pm
Join a game of mafia, Uno or Yu-Gi-Oh!, play Smash Bros. or Mario Kart, or try a new board game or card game. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Lip Sync Battles!
Sat, Jun 13, 3:00 pm
Get ready for musical chaos as we show off our showmanship and pretend to singalong to your favorite songs while enjoying some sweet snacks. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Teen Jam Session
Tue, Jun 16, 6:30 pm
Join us for snacks and a symphony of musical fun for all levels of teen musicians. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Pizza Chat
Tue, Jun 23, 7:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Do It for the Vine!
Tue, Jun 30, 6:30 pm
It's time to get crazy in the library with a game called Silent Library. Can you and your squad handle the challenges without cracking up? Enjoy snacks, silliness, pizza and prizes in a night you won't forget. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Belle Glade Branch
Pizza and Pages
Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 pm
Let's talk about your favorite books while snacking on pizza provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Nail Art Fun
Sat, Jun 06, 11:00 am
Paint and decorate your nails with designs, polish and more. Learn a few tips to take your manicure to the next level. Limited supplies.
(60 min.)
Tie-Dye Your Summer
Wed, Jun 17, 4:30 pm
Bring t-shirts, socks and any other item you want to tie-dye. Limited supplies. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.)
Glades Road Branch
Tie-Dye Your Summer
Tue, Jun 09, 6:00 pm
Add some color to your summer wardrobe. Bring in a white t-shirt, or other small item, to tie-dye. Dye and rubber bands provided. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Wed, Jun 10, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Movie Night
Tue, Jun 16, 5:45 pm
Guardians of the Galaxy ©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Grab some popcorn and join your friends for movie night! Ages 13 & up.
Preregister.
PG-13
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Wed, Jun 17, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Pizza & Pages: Eleanor & Park
Tue, Jun 23, 6:00 pm
Enjoy pizza and a discussion of the book "Eleanor & Park," by Rainbow Rowell. Pick up a copy at the Youth Services desk. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 13 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Hip Hop! Dance Classes
Wed, Jun 24, 6:00 pm
Learn the hottest hip hop dance moves taught by local dance instructor, Suzanne “Dr. Sooz” Weinstein, in this annual eight-week course. Wear sneakers and loose clothing. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Smoothie Break
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Take a break from the summer heat. We’ll mix up a little ice, fruit and juice to get the icy chill of your own smoothie blend. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 11-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Greenacres Branch
Doughnuts & Doodads
Sat, Jun 13, 3:00 pm
Make a unique little clipboard or photo holder for your desk. Bring your friends and enjoy a cool summer afternoon making nifty doodads and munching on doughnuts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 13-16.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Calling all Puppeteers!
Fri, Jun 19, 10:30 am
Have you always wanted to be in a puppet show? Here is your chance to get a behind the scenes look and have fun. We need volunteers to practice and present the story “Father Bear Comes Home,” by Else Holmelund Minarik on Jun 20, 11:00 am. Invite your friends and family to attend our Super Saturday Story Time! Ages 12 & up.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Get Your Game On
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of Wii gaming and playing board games with your friends. Feeling a little crafty? Bring a white t-shirt to tie-dye with Sharpie markers. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Pizza & Movie
Tue, Jun 16, 6:00 pm
Pitch Perfect ©Universal Pictures. (112 min.) Aca-believe it! Join us for pizza and a laugh. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
PG-13
DIY Night for Teens
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Using old CDs, create a beautiful picture frame perfect for any room. Bring a photo. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Jupiter Branch
Teen Tie-Dye Night
Thu, Jun 18, 6:30 pm
Bring a clean white t-shirt, bandana or other piece to tie-dye. Snacks provided.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Lantana Road Branch
Reading Buddies Volunteer Opportunity
Sat, May 30, 10:30 am
Help children in grades K-5 with reading skills and earn volunteer hours for school. A completed application, 1-hour training session and a 3.0 GPA are required. Grades 6 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Chess Club
Tue, Jun 02, 4:00 pm
Think you have what it takes to challenge your friends to a game or two? Learn the game from other teens. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Family Chess Tournament
Sat, Jun 06, 1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of a family chess tournament. Chess sets provided. All ages.
(3 hr.) Preregister.
Teen Art Club
Sun, Jun 07, 2:30 pm
Love manga, comic books or art? Then come draw and craft with us! Ages 11 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Gaming
Tue, Jun 09, 3:30 pm
Enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your cards and play with others. Bring along your favorite Rated E or T game to play. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Anime/Manga Club
Sat, Jun 20, 2:30 pm
Join us for anime-related gaming, crafting and artwork. Watch anime episodes and discuss your favorite manga titles. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Teen Gaming
Tue, Jun 23, 3:30 pm
Enjoy playing Wii or Xbox games? Or perhaps card games like Yu-Gi-Oh! are more your thing. Bring your cards and play with others. Bring along your favorite Rated E or T game to play. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Loula V. York Branch
Be A Reading Hero!
Fri, Jun 12, 2:00 pm
Former Reading Buddies and newcomers share tips and practice what they've learned to make reading with young children a super experience! Ages 13-17.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Main Library
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Jun 02, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Jun 09, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Wed, Jun 10, 5:00 pm
"Iron Man."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(125 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
Preregister.
PG-13
Frosted Notes
Thu, Jun 11, 3:00 pm
Rave or trash the current book, comic, short story, fanfic or manga you're reading and share it while making ice cream sundaes or root beer floats. Join your friends or make new ones! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Jun 16, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Wed, Jun 17, 5:00 pm
"The Incredible Hulk."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(114 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
Preregister.
PG-13
"The Tonight Show" Games: Teens vs. Librarians Edition
Thu, Jun 18, 3:00 pm
Play your favorite "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" games against the librarians! This month play Box of Lies. Take turns trying to stump each other about what item is hidden inside your mystery boxes. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Jun 23, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Teen Superhero Movie Matinee
Wed, Jun 24, 5:00 pm
"Iron Man 2."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(125 min.)
Join us for Marvel superhero movies and popcorn all summer long! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
Preregister.
PG-13
Now You're Cooking (In a Cup)
Thu, Jun 25, 3:00 pm
Find out what it takes to produce an easy, relatively healthy snack using just a few ingredients, a ceramic cup or mug, and a microwave. The best part? Getting to eat what you make, this month features breakfast, cinnamon rolls and omelettes. Bring your own cup or mug. All other supplies provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
CreationStation Teen Time
Tue, Jun 30, 5:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time.
(2 hr.)
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Anime Club
Sat, Jun 06, 12:30 pm
Meet other teens who enjoy watching and talking about anime, eat Pocky, and share your knowledge about manga. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Teen Summer Reading Program Kickoff: Pizza & Movie
Mon, Jun 08, 1:30 pm
Guardians of the Galaxy ©Walt Disney Pictures. (121 min.) Relax with your friends and watch one of our favorite movies! Indulge in some pizza, too! Don’t forget to sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program “Unmask!” Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister.
PG-13
Unmask Your Own Superhero Comic Book
Sat, Jun 13, 2:30 pm
Want to follow in the footsteps of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Jeff Smith and other famous graphic novelists? Make your superhero come to life in the pages of your very own comic book. You will be given a template to create an original comic. Learn how to develop a story, draw your own illustrations, and put it all together to take home. Ages 12-17.
(60 min.) Preregister.
T.T.C. to the Rescue
Tue, Jun 16, 6:00 pm
Facebook: Update your timeline, “like” things, upload pictures, learn how to "friend" someone and how to hide content from all but your closest connections.
Teen Tech Crew volunteers will guide you through the basics. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Nail It: Superhero Nail Art for Teens
Wed, Jun 17, 3:30 pm
Design and apply your very own superhero nail creations and impress your friends! Supplies provided. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
RPB Teen Xpressions
Sat, Jun 20, 2:00 pm
Are you a writer? A poet? An artist? A musician? A fashionista? Here is your chance to share your original poems, writings, art work, etc. with a group of your peers. Ages 12-17.
(45 min.) Preregister.
T.T.C. to the Rescue
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
Pinterest: Pin pictures you like from the Internet, create collections, and follow other peoples "pins" and collections.
Teen Tech Crew volunteers will guide you through the basics. Library computers will be available or feel free to bring your own laptop or mobile device. An active email account is required to participate. Ages 13 & up.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Tequesta Branch
Muddle Art Journaling
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00 pm
Do you scribble on tests and notebooks? Learn how to turn those squiggles and dots into art, and create your own muddle art journal. Ages 12-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Wellington Branch
Teen Movie Marathon
Tue, Jun 09, 5:30 pm
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 1 ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (123 min.)
PG-13
Card Sharks
Tue, Jun 16, 6:00 pm
Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, or just a regular card game. Play against others, trade or make new friends. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 25.
(90 min.)
Pizza & Pages
Wed, Jun 24, 6:00 pm
Bring a book, comic, short story, magazine, fanfic or manga. Chat with the group about it while enjoying pizza and drinks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 20.
(90 min.)
DC Versus Marvel Comics
Thu, Jun 25, 6:00 pm
Batman or Ironman? Choose a side for trivia, games and crafts. Show once and for all which company is best. Ages 12-17. Limit 50.
(2 hr.)
Teen Takeover
Tue, Jun 30, 6:00 pm
A night for teens only! Enjoy Wii games, board games and more. Bring a friend or make new ones. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17. Limit 30.
(2 hr.)
West Boca Branch
Simple Scented Soaps
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Make scented soaps, with or without glitter, to use as guest soaps or to brighten up a relaxing bath. Grades 6-12.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Create a Frame
Mon, Jun 22, 5:30 pm
Bring a friend and your own creativity and decorate a frame to display your favorite picture. Materials provided. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
WHAM! POW! BAM! with Shrinky Dinks
Mon, Jun 29, 5:30 pm
Turn your favorite comic bubbles or other superhero themed pieces into a pin or magnet using the amazing shrinking plastic. Grades 6-12.
(60 min.) Preregister.
West Boynton Branch
VolunTeen Orientation
Sat, May 30, 2:30 pm
Interested summer VolunTeens must attend one mandatory informational meeting in preparation for summer volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 08, 2:30 pm
Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited. Ages 8-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Pen, Paper, Pizza
Thu, Jun 11, 6:30 pm
Energize yourself with pepperoni or cheese pizza while you share what you have penned to paper (fiction, prose, poetry, etc.) in a friendly group setting. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 15, 2:30 pm
Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited. Ages 8-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Teen Flick
Thu, Jun 18, 4:00 pm
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part I ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (123 min.) Popcorn and a movie. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Ages 12-17.
Preregister.
PG-13
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 22, 2:30 pm
Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited. Ages 8-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Quilled Masks
Thu, Jun 25, 4:00 pm
Curl simple strips of paper into beautiful designs to create a Venetian superhero mask.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Stitch N Time Club
Mon, Jun 29, 2:30 pm
Chat, knit and create fun projects of your own imagination. Space is limited. Ages 8-17.
(90 min.) Preregister.