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Teen Programs

For the latest Teen Program news, e-mail our Outreach/Programs Department or call 543-7675, ext. 5.  See program calendar.

Special Programs

Divergent (Blur-ray cover image)

Pizza & a Movie for Teens

Come enjoy free pizza, drinks, and a blockbuster movie! Registration Required »

In a world divided into factions, Tris makes a surprising decision while keeping a dangerous secret.

  • Thursday, August 21, 5:00–7:30 p.m.
    @ Ridgway Memorial Library

Clockmaking 101 (image)

Clockmaking 101

Learn to make your own unique clock in just 90 minutes! Ages 16 and up. Registration Required »

  • Thursday, August 21, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
    @ Lebanon Junction Library

  • Tuesday, August 26, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
    @ Mt. Washington Library

ACT Practice Test

ACT Practice Test

Calling all future college students! Come take a free, timed ACT practice test and be prepared to take this key college-entry exam for real! Registration Required »

  • Saturday, August 29, 9:00–12:30 p.m.
    @ Ridgway Memorial Library
Code Academy logo

Code Academy

Come learn HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, or other computer programming skills!

Meets in the Hillview Computer Lab on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Registration Required »

  • In September: 9th & 23rd

  • In October: 14th & 28th

Mockingjay (book cover image)

Read with Me
Now Reading: Mockingjay

Come read a book a few chapters at a time in Ms. Cheryl's book club for tweens and teens!

Meets most Tuesdays at Lebanon Junction Library from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Register Online »

  • In September: 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

Intro to Game Development (image)

Intro to Game Development

Join a professional computer programmer for an introduction to game mods, development tools and resources, and more. Registration Required »

  • Thursday, September 18
    6:00–7:30 p.m.

    @ Ridgway Memorial Library

Weaving (image)

Retro Art: Star Weaving

Come try our latest cool retro craft and weave a star to hold in your hands! Registration Required »

  • Thursday, September 18, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
    @ Lebanon Junction Library

  • Tuesday, September 23, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
    @ Mt. Washington Library

Piano Time

Piano Time

Reserve time on a piano for practice, play, or a free lesson . Call Patrick at 543-7675 ext. 2554 to secure a 30-minute time slot. Reservation required.

  • Saturday, September 27
    10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    @ Ridgway Memorial Library
Young Author's Ink logo

Young Authors' Ink

Come and discover how to write, illustrate, and print your own books! Ages 9–14. Registration Required »

  • Begins Saturday, September 27
    10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    @ Ridgway Memorial Library

Anime Gaming Night

Anime Gaming Night

Drop in at our anime gaming night to play a variety of tabletop and online games while enjoying anime favorites!

Held monthly; see the
program calendar for dates.

Ridgway Memorial Library
 Games, Anime & Refreshments
 1st Thursday
  5:00–7:30 p.m.

  Middle School Ages & Up
  No Registration Required!

Chiisaicon Planning Committee

This program has been suspended.

For further information, please e-mail Allison at outreach@bcplib.org or call 543-7675 ext. 2552.

Crochet for Beginners

Crochet for Beginners image Have you always wanted to try crochet?
Register for our 4-part beginners' class to let us know you're interested. We are now scheduling classes at all library locations. Dates and meeting times will be determined based on registration. Ages 13 and up.

Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons image Have you always wanted to play the piano?
The library offers individual piano lessons at all locations. Ages 10 and up. Details available here.

Pizza Gaming Night
*Begins September 2nd!*

Pizza Gaming Night (image) Drop in and hang out with your friends while enjoying free pizza, games, movies, homework help, and more! The computer lab, study lounge, and teen area will be open for your use during this twice-a-month social night for tweens and teens. See the program calendar for dates.

Hillview Library
 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
  4:00–7:30 p.m.
  Middle School Ages & Up
  No Registration Required!

Summer Reading Program

SRP banner
Summer Reading 2014 is now under way and promises to be bigger and better than ever! There will be weekly programs, imagination stations, reading challenges, and more. Details and registration »

Writing Contest

Next Contest Begins April 2015!

2014 Contest
Past Winners

Contact Gayle or Patrick at 543-7675 ext. 5 or e-mail outreach@bcplib.org.

Last Updated 8/20/14