YA Programs

For more information, contact the YA Librarian at 248-7363 ext. 263

TAB Meeting

TAB meeting for registered Teen Advisory Board meeting is on Thursdays, July 9th & 30th from 5-6 PM in the Community Room.

TAB is a volunteer group that consists of teens who work together with the YA Librarian to improve library services for teens. Registration for TAB is now filled. 


2015 Summer Reading Program

This year's theme is "Unmask: Every Hero Has a Story". Registration starts on June 16. Reviewing begins on June 22 and continues through August 8th. When you sign up you'll be entered in a raffle for a Summer Reading Basket drawn at our kick-off "Karaoke Hero" program on July 7th at 7:00 PM. You'll also receive a prize when you review your first book. Review at least one book and you'll be invited to our Summer Reading Party on Tuesday, August 11th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM with Superhero entertainment, prizes and refreshments. Book Buddies & Summer Volunteers are also invited. Pick up your invitation starting August 1st in the Teen Room.


YA Summer Volunteers Wanted

Every heroFor those interested in a Summer Volunteer Opportunity at the Library, we will be registering Book Buddies who are entering Grades 6-12 and Summer Reading Program Volunteers who are entering Grades 7-12 starting Tuesday, May 26th.

Summer Reading Program Volunteers are invited to assist in the Children's Summer Reading Program whose theme is "Every Hero Has a Story" from June 29 to August 8th.


Karaoke Hero

singing micSign up for summer reading with Karaoke music. Our DJ will have thousands of songs for you to select from including oldies and Top 40 tunes. Sing individually, in groups, or just listen.

Tuesday, July 7th from 7-8:30 PM

Registration continues. 


Balloon Sculpting 101

Wednesday, July 8th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

event 20293000Master balloon artist John Reid has taught the pros and can teach you too! Learn about techniques and moves that are the foundation for most balloon sculptures. Leave with several balloon creations and a hat to wear home!

Registration begins on June 22nd


Wii Video Game Night

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Friday, July 17th from 4-5:30 PM

Teens (Grades 6-12) will play popular Wii video and board games and enjoy refreshments too!

Registration begins July 2nd


Paninis and Ice Cream Shakes

Apple Pie Panini Ice CreamWednesday, July 22nd from 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Join our chef, Julie Reily, and how to make a classic Italian grilled sandwich, and then mix up some ice cream shakes for the perfect summer meal.

Registration begins on July 8th


T-Shirt Decorating

Monday, July 27th from 7-8 PM

children making original t shirtBring a plain t-shirt or two to decorate. Elyse Pollack will provide paints, stencils, and designs featuring sports, summer and food themes. She'll also show you how to cut t-shirts on the bottom and bead them.

Registration begins on July 10th.


Babysitting & First Aid Workshop

Friday, July 31st from 3:30 to 5:30 PM

first aidRegistered nurses Joanne and Georgette will present a 2 hour Babysitting Workshop. They will cover: first aid, entertaining and caring for the child, emergency situations and finding the right babysitting job. Participants are asked to bring a doll or stuff animal for demonstration. Certificate will be awarded. 

Registration begins on July 10th. 


Comic Book Wall Clock

Marvel Comics Mixed Characters 13 3 4 Inch Glass ClockTuesday, August 4th from 7-8:30 PM

Create a super cool clock by using comic book pages. Each clock includes a clock mechanism and clock hands. It really works! With Janine Bendicksen

Registration begins on July 21st


Teen Community Service Programs

For YAs in Grades 6-12. You will receive community service credit for helping Children in the following programs. Registration is limited. 

Chess Programs

chess piecesThursday, July 9th from 7-8 PM

Teens will assist children, who already know how to play chess, in playing a game. This is a chance to improve your chess game and understand the importance of each piece. 

Registration begins on June 17th. Teens can register in the Teen room; children at the children's reference desk. 


Pizza Taste Off

pizzaMonday, July 13th from 5-6 PM

Children will sample pizza from our local pizzerias amd choose their favorite. Teens will help serve the pizza, and tabulate the results of the taste-off. Winners will be announced on our Facebook page and the newsletter. 

Registration for Teen Helpers begins June 29th in the Teen Room.


Board Game Night

board gamesWednesday, July 29th from 7-8:45 PM

Join us and play popular board games such as Clue, Scrabble, Checkers, Bingo and more.

Registration for Teen Helpers begins July 15th in the Teen Room


Teen Tech Tutors Wanted

techTopics include: using an email account, searching for websites by subject, saving documents, using a USB drive and navigating the SRPL website.

Sessions will be in the Conference Room

Thursdays, August 6, 13, & 20 from 4-5:45 PM

Saturdays, August 8 & 22 from 10 to Noon

Teen Tech Tutors must complete a short training session.

Registration begins July 16th at the Reference Desk.


Book Cafe

Join us for discussion and trivia on this book which deals with the "Unmask! Every Hero Has a Story" theme. Refreshments served. 

The Red Pyramid

by Rick Riordan

51iXgCcMcL. SY344 BO1204203200 Since their mother's death, twins Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. Sadie lived with her grandparents in London and her brother traveled the world with their father, the Egyptologist, Dr Julius Kane. Dr Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives.

Wednesday, July 15th from 7-8 PM

Register and pick up book starting June 24th. 

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Library Hours

Monday: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
Wednesday: 11am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed