Many thanks to the teen digital artists from New Vista High School that adorned our new Teen Space at the Main Library with some edgy art this summer. Art Teacher Ilan Sherman coordinated the show...it's beautiful!
There are some great programs for teens coming up at the Meadows and Reynolds branch libraries. Both branches have new and improved teen spaces, and would love to have you stop by to take a look and join an event. All are open to teens between the ages of 12 and 18.
Every Tuesday, starting September 2 at 4 p.m.: Meadows Creative Writing Club
Participate in 2-3 writing activities, receive writing badges, and share your work.
Monday, September 8 at 4:30 p.m.: Iron Chef Ramen! at Meadows
Do you have what it takes to make the most delicious three-course meal using Ramen noodles? Sign-up in advance to compete in this culinary contest.
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.: Survival Island at Reynolds
Could your team survive on a deserted island? Compete in trivia, a scavenger hunt and physical challenges- all designed by the Reynolds Teen Advisory Group. No reservations required
Sunday, Septebmer 28 at 2 p.m.: Teen DIY at Reynolds
One Sunday every month, we will meet up and make a unique and fun craft to take home. September is framed book page poetry/art. All supplies provided.
Both branchs are looking for new members for the Teen Advisory Group (Reynolds) and the Teen Advisory Council (Meadows). Reynolds meets every 2nd Sunday at 2:30 p.m., and Meadows every 4th Sunday at 2 p.m. Contact the branches for more info on these and other programs.
Exciting times for teen services at the Boulder Main Library...first a new Teen Space, and now a new teen technology lab! You are invited to the open house for "The Foundry" - a new teen technology lab at Boulder Public Library. The event is on Thursday August 7 from 4-6pm. The Foundry is located on the 2nd floor of the Boulder Main Library adjacent to our new Teen Space. The first 50 that attend will receive a free flash drive! Refreshments served. Hope to see you there...it's time to create and make stuff! (To start, the space is for teens entering 6th grade through 12th grade only. Open lab in August only. We will start accepting 2 hour reservations beginning September 1. Check out our website for more details: http://boulderlibrary.org/foundry/ )