Teen Programs and Events

Fall 2018

Register in person or online using the links found at each program description. See you there!

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Put Pen to Paper Awards Reception

Mon Aug 27


Beaty Branch

Grades 6-12. Winners of Put Pen to Paper will be announced! Celebrate your accomplishments with an author talk by 2018 Red Maple™ nominee, Vikki VanSickle. Family and friends welcome. Doors will open at 6:10pm.

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Beat Box Poetry

Sat Sept 29


Main Library

Ages 8-12. Explore poetry using rhythm and rhyme in this interactive workshop. Match words with beats to create original (and musical) poems. Drop-in, no registration required. 

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Exploring Career Options

Tue Sept 25


Main Library

Ages 13-17. Get useful tools and information to assist in considering potential careers and other post-secondary choices. Hosted by My Big Sky. Parents and Youth welcome. Please register here .

Crop of book cover with words Riverdale at top and Archie characters seated at a booth at Pop's Chocolate shop

Trivia Test: Riverdale Edition

October 1-31


Ages 12-17. Get ready for season three by testing your knowledge of this popular comic book and TV show. Take our online quiz to see how much you know about Archie and the gang! The link to the quiz will be made available beginning October 1, 2018. 

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Saving for School

Sat Oct 20


Main Library

Ages 13-17. Learn to create a budget, plan your finances for university/college, practice interview skills, and learn how to network. Hosted by JA Canada.  Please register here . 

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Escape Room: Jealous Jack

Thu Oct 25


Beaty Branch

Ages 10-13. Until recently, Jack-O-Lanterns have been king, but the new pumpkin in town is bigger, brighter, and bolder. Jack creates a plan to get rid of the competition and lock it away for good. Can you help the new guy escape from Jealous Jack? Please register here .

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Secrets of Scholarship Writing and Research

Tue Nov 6


Main Library

Ages 13+. Christopher Grafos, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Academic Transition Strategist at BridgesEDU, will show students where to find scholarships and how to construct a competitive application. High school, post-secondary, and mature students welcome. Please register here .


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S.T.E.A.M Punk Airship Builder

Thu Nov 8


Beaty Branch

Ages 10-13. Let your imagination soar! Learn about the Steampunk book genre, then design and build your own airship using recyclables. Please register here .