Teen Story Slam

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Read writing aloud or tell a story! Or, just sit back and listen to the stories. All teens welcome. Read short stories, poems, or a scene from your novel. Every storyteller gets a prize!

Teen Writers Workshop

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, December on the second Thursday until Thu May 10 2018.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, January 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Join this supportive, informal group and take your writing to the next level. Learn how to bring characters to life, create engaging dialogue, or build an exciting world. Get a 1:1 consultation with the group leaders and hear about strategies for when you’re stuck. Bring pieces you're currently working on to get feedback from a peer group if you wish, or start something new. Author and writing teacher Margaret Nevinski and author Rebecca Lacko from BARN Writers will share their expertise.

Monday Teen Space

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Feb 26 2018 except Mon Dec 25 2017, Mon Jan 01 2018, Mon Jan 15 2018, Mon Feb 19 2018.
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, December 11, 2017 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, December 18, 2017 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, January 8, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, January 29, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, February 5, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, February 12, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm
Monday, February 26, 2018 -
1:45pm to 3:00pm

Play video and board games, tinker with fun tech gadgets and art supplies, and hang out with friends on early release Mondays. 

Finals Study Space

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

We'll have tables set up and snacks to keep you going.  After school every day Tuesday, January 16 through Thursday, January 25.

Teen Volunteer Club: Summer Event Planning

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Summer seems far away, but the planning for summer library events starts now! Help plan special events for teens. We'll provide ideas to get you started and pizza.

Teen Volunteer Club: Harry Potter Mystery Night Prop Creation

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Create props for our teen Harry Potter Mystery Night on Friday, January 12. We’ll show a Harry Potter movie and have pizza.

 

Teen Volunteer Club: Holiday Cards

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Make holiday cards for hospitals, veteran's homes, deployed soldiers, or nursing homes. We'll provide the materials, pizza, and a holiday movie while you create.

Tough Topics: Teen Homelessness

Canceled

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Youth and teen homelessness is an ongoing issue in our county. Ever wonder what to do if you became homeless? How to prevent homelessness or learn about resources available? We will be talking with a representative from the YWCA to find out what we can do to help prevent youth homelessness in our community. Bring your questions and be ready for discussion. Families are also welcome to attend this community discussion.

Snacks generously provided by the Port Orchard Friends of the Library.

Teen Harry Potter Mystery Night

Friday, January 12, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Wizards and muggles welcome for a night of magic, mystery and detective work. Wandmaking, sorting hat, murder mystery, costumes, Harry Potter-themed snacks, and pizza. 

Finals Study Space

Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Thu Jan 25 2018.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
11:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
11:30am to 5:00pm

We'll have tables set up and snacks to keep you going.  After school every day Tuesday, January 16 through Thursday, January 25.

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