Teen Events

September 22, 2018
  • Hobbit Day

    September 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Hobbit Day is the grand celebration of all things involving Hobbits, Middle Earth, and J.R.R. Tolkien. Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share a birthday on this day, so we’re going to celebrate at the library by playing games, enjoying trivia, watching epic movie clips, and feasting on tasty snacks in honor of our favorite furry-footed Halflings! 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Free. 860-285-1919.

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September 25, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    September 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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September 26, 2018
  • A Celebration of Banned Books

    September 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Celebrate your intellectual freedom during Banned Books Week 2018! Have a “Blind Date with a Banned Book.” Win prizes by competing in Banned Book Jeopardy. Step up to our podium, read passages from your favorite banned books poetry slam-style, and let us know why these taboo titles are important to you on a personal level. Join us and stand up for your right to read! 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Free. 860-285-1919.

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October 1, 2018
  • Teen Screams - Happy Death Day

    October 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Throughout October, we’ll be psyching ourselves up for Halloween as we watch four funny, freaky, and ferocious after-school fright flicks. Join us at the library (if you dare!) for screenings of Happy Death Day (2017), Truth or Dare (2018), The Final Girls (2015), and A Quiet Place (2018)! Free admission and popcorn. Teens only! 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 860-285-1919.

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October 8, 2018
  • Teen Screams - Truth or Dare

    October 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Throughout October, we’ll be psyching ourselves up for Halloween as we watch four funny, freaky, and ferocious after-school fright flicks. Join us at the library (if you dare!) for screenings of Happy Death Day (2017), Truth or Dare (2018), The Final Girls (2015), and A Quiet Place (2018)! Free admission and popcorn. Teens only! 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 860-285-1919.

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October 9, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    October 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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October 10, 2018
  • What Was It Like to Live in Salem Village During the Witchcraft Trials?

    October 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Are you fascinated by the Salem Witch Trials? Are you looking for a fun and macabre activity just in time for Halloween? Do you love poetry? If you answered yes, then you will love Ginny Lowe Connors’ upcoming hour-long program. The award-winning author has crafted a program perfect for teens in grades 7-12. Join us as we learn about Salem’s frightening history and discover what life was like during the Witchcraft Trials. Please register with Andy Geary, teen librarian. Free. 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 860-285-1919.

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October 15, 2018
  • Teen Screams - The Final Girls

    October 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Throughout October, we’ll be psyching ourselves up for Halloween as we watch four funny, freaky, and ferocious afterschool fright flicks. Join us at the library (if you dare!) for screenings of Happy Death Day (2017), Truth or Dare (2018), The Final Girls (2015), and A Quiet Place (2018)! Free admission and popcorn. Teens only! 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 860-285-1919.

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October 22, 2018
  • Anime/Manga Club

    October 22, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Do you have incredible drawing skills? Are you obsessed with Tokyo Ghoul, Aggretsuko, and Hayao Miyazaki? Are you totally in love with Japanese pop culture? Well, we have the perfect club for you! Drop in as we practice our very own manga-style art, make and eat candy sushi, try strange and exotic Japanese treats, work with paper crafts, watch some of the best new Anime movies and shows, and enjoy visits from expert manga artists. October 22nd marks our first meeting and we will continue to meet through November and December. Check out the calendar for updates! Free. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. 860-285-1919.

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October 23, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    October 23, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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October 29, 2018
  • Teen Screams - A Quiet Place

    October 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Throughout October, we’ll be psyching ourselves up for Halloween as we watch four funny, freaky, and ferocious after-school fright flicks. Join us at the library (if you dare!) for screenings of Happy Death Day (2017), Truth or Dare (2018), The Final Girls (2015), and A Quiet Place (2018)! Free admission and popcorn. Teens only! 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 860-285-1919.

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November 1, 2018
  • El Día de Muertos

    November 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Join us as we celebrate the Day of the Dead! We will make beautiful sugar skull crafts, paint our faces, listen to mariachi music, decorate picture frames in honor of our loved ones, and feast on delicious foods. 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Registration required. Contact Andy Geary, teen librarian, to sign up. (860) 285-1919.

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November 6, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    November 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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November 15, 2018
  • Understanding Video Game Addiction

    November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Are you a gamer who thinks that video games get a bad rap? Are you a parent worried that your kid is spending too many hours glued to their screens? Are you a teen who loves Fortnite and Destiny and just wants to figure out why people think this is all such a big deal? Our program is perfect for all of you! Join Nadja Streiter LMSW, a Clinical Social Worker and Therapist from the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction, for a superb digital presentation followed by an open Q&A session. Discuss the details of gaming addiction, familiarize yourself with healthy gaming habits, and learn about one of today’s most controversial topics. We strongly encourage both teens and parents and gamers of all ages to attend this special and fascinating event on Thursday, November 15th from 6:00 to 7:00pm. Registration required. For more information, contact teen librarian, Andy Geary, at (860) 285-1919.

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November 19, 2018
  • Anime/Manga Club

    November 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Do you have incredible drawing skills? Are you obsessed with Tokyo Ghoul, Aggretsuko, and Hayao Miyazaki? Are you totally in love with Japanese pop culture? Well, we have the perfect club for you! Drop in as we practice our very own manga-style art, make and eat candy sushi, try strange and exotic Japanese treats, work with paper crafts, watch some of the best new Anime movies and shows, and enjoy visits from expert manga artists. October 22nd marks our first meeting and we will continue to meet through November and December. Check out the calendar for updates! Free. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. 860-285-1919.

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November 20, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    November 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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December 3, 2018
  • Teen Holiday Movies - Gremlins

    December 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Are you tired of watching your grandma’s favorite old holiday movies every single year? Hang with us instead and watch two wickedly funny holiday movies - Gremlins (1984) and Krampus (2015)! No registration required. Free popcorn provided! 5:00-7:00pm.

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December 4, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday REMIX

    December 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    This is a new take on an old favorite! We’ve got a ton of new and classic board games, adult coloring materials, a Wii, an Xbox, and even a Super NES and an Atari! Challenge your friends to a game of GIANT JENGA, throw down on some Fortnite, and revisit retro classics like Yoshi’s Island, Super Punch-Out, and the O.G. Super Mario Kart. If you and your friends feel like chilling, grabbing some snacks after school, and getting your game on – the library is the place for you! As always, you will also have first dibs on all the newest YA materials for teens in grades 6–12. What’s better than that?! Stop by any time between 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Main Library unless otherwise noted. *There is no Teen Tuesday on Early Dismissal days in Windsor public schools. Free. 860-285-1919.

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December 10, 2018
  • Teen Holiday Movies - Krampus

    December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Are you tired of watching your grandma’s favorite old holiday movies every single year? Hang with us instead and watch two wickedly funny holiday movies - Gremlins (1984) and Krampus (2015)! No registration required. Free popcorn provided! 5:00-7:00pm.

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December 12, 2018
  • Extreme Gingerbread Home Makeover

    December 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Want to make coolest, craziest, and tastiest gingerbread graham cracker house in town? Unleash your inner architect and embrace your sweet tooth! How many floors will your frosty foundation support? How many gummi bears can fit inside? Will find the time to share Snaps of your delicious masterpieces before they're devoured? Contact Andy Geary, teen librarian, and sign up now! 4:00-6:00 PM. Limited registration. (860) 285-1919.

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December 17, 2018
  • Anime / Manga Club

    December 17, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Do you have incredible drawing skills? Are you obsessed with Tokyo Ghoul, Aggretsuko, and Hayao Miyazaki? Are you totally in love with Japanese pop culture? Well, we have the perfect club for you! Drop in as we practice our very own manga-style art, make and eat candy sushi, try strange and exotic Japanese treats, work with paper crafts, watch some of the best new Anime movies and shows, and enjoy visits from expert manga artists. October 22nd marks our first meeting and we will continue to meet through November and December. Check out the calendar for updates! Free. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. 860-285-1919.

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