Tag: Tween Programming

T/ween Volunteers (Thursdays 3:15-4:30pm March 12-April 23): Become a Library Buddy!

  ‘Library Buddies’ is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for the past decade! This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 weeks on Thursdays from 3:15-4:30 PM March 12th through April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3). T/weens can take the bus from school to arrive at 3:15 pm to prepare.… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @6:30 PM

lincolnThe book of the month is The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones. My secret life is filled with psychic vampires, wheelchair zombies, chain-rattlin’ ghosts, and a one-eyed cat. But they’re nothing compared to my real-life stalker: a sixth-grade girl named Kandi Kain. . . .Lincoln Jones is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Those stories are his refuge. A place where the hero always… Read more

STEM Toy Drop-In (Register All) on Saturday 12/28/19 from 10:30-12:30

Join us for some time building, exploring and designing with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, and KEVA planks! Anyone under 3 must be supervised by an adult in the room at all times due to small objects as potential choking hazards. Swing by… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: Journey of Peace. Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library  to pick up supplies and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can work… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, November 4th @6:30pm

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: Journey of Peace. Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library  to pick up supplies and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can work… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, November 4th @6:30pm

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more

Back-to-School Bottle Rockets STEAM! (Ages 6-16) Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @6:00pm

Join resident scientist, Craig Richard, and psychologist (LOL) Kathy Watson to blow off some back to school STEAM! This event will involve blasting off some worries into space with your very own bottle rockets. We will talk a bit about anxiety and worry, combine a little science of rocket launch, and then we will put it all into practice on the hill above the courtyard. Registration is limited to… Read more

Outta this World COSMOS MAGIC w/SCOTT JAMESON: Wednesday 8/14/19 (ALL AGES) @6:30PM

Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.  Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and a member of the audience will unlock telekinetic abilities.    If the weather cooperates this event will be held in the COURTYARD.  Please bring blankets… Read more

Stellar Sweets, Chocolates in Space: Tuesday 8/6/19 (Register T/weens 10-19) @6:30PM

Did you know that chocolate has been a part of every Russian and American space voyage?  Did you know that astronauts recently did some experiments with chocolate to see if microgravity allowed for finer mixing of the ingredients?  T/weens will soon know this and more by joining Mike Cross (Department of Natural Sciences at Northern Essex Community College) as we explore the DELICIOUS topic of chocolate, a stellar sweet! Admission… Read more