Teen DIY: Sonic Screwdriver Pens

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Calling all Doctor Who fans! On Tuesday, July 2nd at 4 pm, make your very own sonic screwdriver (which doubles as a functional pen).

We will have supplies for the first 24 teenagers.

Interactive Movie: Spaceballs

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Spaceballs

Join us for a special showing of the movie Spaceballs where we will shout and snack along with the movie with a bag of surprises and instructions. Teens and Adults only!

When: Friday, June 28th at 3:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

Mad Science

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Launch into high flying adventure with Mad Science’s “Destination: Moon!” We will ignite imagination, fun and learning as we experience space vacuums, principles of flight and even astronaut training!

When: Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

Teen Kahoot Trivia: Star Wars

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Star Wars

On Tuesday, June 25th at 4 pm, test your Star Wars trivia knowledge with our fun trivia contest hosted on Kahoot. Kahoot is a website/app for quizzes.

The questions for this will be themed around all sorts of Star Wars. Don’t worry if you don’t know the answers; come for the fun! There will be a prize for the winner!

Mythology Behind the Constellations

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constellation

On Monday, June 17th and June 24th at 2 pm, come join us as Matthew McIntyre and Katie Rages share the mythology behind the constellations. Part of our “A Universe of Stories” Teen Summer Reading Program.

Fandom Debates

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opinions

Teens, got a favorite fandom? Come argue your opinions! On Thursday, June 20th at 6 pm, go head to head about topics like books, manga, pop culture, movies, TV, whatever your a fan of.

Interactive Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy

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Guardians of the Galaxy movie poster

Join us for a special showing of Guardians of the Galaxy where we will shout and snack along with the movie with a bag of surprises and instructions. Teens and Adults only!

When: Friday, June 14th at 3:30 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

We’ll bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Teen DIY: Space Spray Paint Art

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During Summer Reading, we will have a series of DIY programs for teens. On Tuesday, June 18th at 4 pm, we will be making space scenes out of spray paint on poster paper.

We will have supplies for the first 25 people. 

Teen Kahoot Trivia: Sci-Fi

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scifi trivia

On Tuesday, June 11th at 4 pm, test your Sci-Fi trivia knowledge with our fun trivia contest hosted on Kahoot. Kahoot is a website/app for quizzes.

The questions for this will be themed around all sorts of Sci-Fi pop culture. Don’t fear if you don’t know the answers; come for the fun! There will be a prize for the winner!

Wacky Wednesdays

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kermit shopping cart fruit and vegtables

On Wednesdays this Summer, between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, while USD 480’s Summer Food Service Program is giving out free lunches to all children and teens, ages 1-18 here at the library, KSRE and the Library will present “Wacky Wednesday” classes.

These free classes will teach kids and their parents about food, healthy food prep, and healthy eating.

June 5th at 11:30 am – For Week 1 of Wacky Wednesday’s, we will go over hand-washing and the beginning of food safety and the MyPlate.

  • Handwashing- We will review proper hand-washing. Although it sounds simple, kids usually love it because we’ll bring our glow light and show them “germs” on their hands.
  • Food Safety- We will introduce food safety by talking about what should be the 1st step in preparing food: Cleaning/preparing your area.
  • Myplate- Introduce the 5 food groups (We’ll go into detail about the food groups later on in the weeks to follow).
  • We will finish up with our snack

June 12th at 11:30 am – Week 2: Breakfast Is For Everybody

We will review the importance of breakfast, why our body’s need it and the benefits and consequences of skipping breakfast. We will also talk about what could be alternative meals for breakfast.

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June 26th at 11:30 am – Week 3: Eating Healthy and Well

We will go over more in depth about MyPlate especially fruits and veggies. Touch on the health benefits fruits and veggies have on our body depending on the color we eat.

July 17th at 11:30 am – Week 4: Kitchen Basics

We will teach about measurements and different utensils to use for dry or liquid ingredients.