Teens

DIY Tye Dye

Add some color to your wardrobe! Join us for DIY Teen Tie Dye and decorate shirts, totes, and more. Thursday, July 11 from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Tweens & Teens grades 6-12 only!  

The Basics of DJing

Do you love hip-hop & electronic music? Join DJ extraordinaire, Jermaine Evans (aka DJ EL), for a crash course on mixing, scratching, and production. Presented by “The Beat Refinery” at the “Bach to Rock School” in Ridgefield, CT.
Monday, July 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Space is limited to 10-12 teens only

Ice Cream Day

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to celebrate National Ice Cream Day and enjoy frosty treats with us at the library. Bring your friends and your appetite! Register in advance to build your own sundae!
Saturday, July 20 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Anime/Manga Club

The Anime/Manga Club is back and better-than-ever! Practice your very own manga-style art, eat strange and exotic Japanese treats, work with paper crafts, and watch some of the best new Anime movies and shows! Grades 6-12 welcome Monday, July 29 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm!

Teen Tuesday

Modern & Retro Gaming Consoles
Fortnite, Roblox & Minecraft
New & Classic Board Games
Advanced Coloring & Art Tutorials
First dibs on New Books!
Snacks, friends and fun!
Every other Tuesday 3:30-5:00PM

July 23, 2019
  • Teen Tuesday

    July 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Chill with your friends at the library this summer! We’ve got new board games, art supplies, Nintendo Switch, Super NES, Giant Jenga, Minecraft, Fortnite and more! You will also have first dibs on all the brand new YA books and graphic novels. Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library. *Tweens & Teens Grades 6-12 only! Call (860) 285-1919 for more information.

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Librarian Picks

Like a Love Story

by Abdi Nazemian
An Iranian youth who hides his sexual orientation from his family, an openly gay photographer and an aspiring fashion designer with an HIV-positive uncle fall in love and find their voices as activists during the height of the AIDS crisis in New York City. 

Patron Saints of Nothing

by Randy Ribay

When seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero learns his Filipino cousin and former best friend, Jun, was murdered as part of President Duterte’s war on drugs, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.

All the Bright Places

by Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places centers around two teens named Violet and Theodore (known mostly as, Finch). Violet is a popular cheerleader and Finch is an outcast at their school. Both of them are emotionally damaged (depressed, bipolar, suffering survivor’s guilt), but their stresses lead to newfound love and the hope of healing. This tearjerker is on the darker side of YA romance, but is incredibly powerful. A new movie adaptation, starring Elle Fanning as Violet and Justice Smith as Finch, comes out later this year.

The Sun is Also a Star

by Nicola Yoon

The Sun is Also a Star is a contemporary YA classic with a movie adaptation that just hit theaters! The story focuses on two young adults who fall in love in New York City just as one of them faces the threat of deportation. Fans of Nicola Yoon’s work (like Everything, Everything) will find a lot to love here too. Yoon’s book is also one of the Summer Reading options for 8th Graders leaving Sage Park and going into 9th Grade!

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