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Upcoming Teen Events

Registration Required
Monday
May
16
4:30​pm
(Windermere - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Are you a fan of anime and manga? Share your fandom with others while making crafts inspired by the classic anime, My Neighbor Totoro. Registration recommended. Recommended for tweens and teens.
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Wednesday
May
18
3:30​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Spread happiness by painting a rock and adding a positive message on the back. You can keep your rock or share it by hiding it for someone else to find. Recommended for teens ages 11-18.
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Registration Required
Thursday
May
19
4:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Gearing up for the summer and need a cool speaker for the beach or your room? Join us in making your own music speaker! Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Saturday
May
21
2:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Create a beautiful watercolor rose using glue and basic art supplies. Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-18.
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Sunday
May
22
2:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Attend a volunteer event and earn community service hours. High school students are invited to help assemble craft kits at this two-hour in-person community service event.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
May
24
4:30​pm
Are you a teen who enjoys reading? Join us in a discussion with an activity for the YA novel, "The Color of Dragons" by R.A. Salvatore and E. Lewis. Recommended for ages 13-18. Registration required.
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Wednesday
May
25
3:30​pm
(South Creek - Children's Area)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Calling all fans of everything from Star Wars to Harry Potter, it's time to get crafty! Spend the hour creating geeky crafts to keep. Recommended for tweens and teens ages 11-18.
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Wednesday
May
25
4:00​pm
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Lower the drawbridge, prepare the royal windows! It’s time to create stained glass just like in medieval times. Recommended for kids, teens and tweens ages 8-18.
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Registration Required
Saturday
June
4
11:00​am
(Windermere - Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Let’s pop the hood and look underneath the hull to learn how boats float and move. Then we’ll craft our own boats to compete in the Origami Regatta. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Registration Required
Saturday
June
4
3:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
It's that time again for Paint Party! Create your very own cotton ball paint project, ice painting and puffy paint!
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Middle and High School Virtual Educational Visits: Escape the Database Dimension with OCLS 

Calling all gumshoes! Have your students showcase their sleuthing skills by diving into digital dimension and saving the librarian! Students will learn how to access and utilize their OCLS virtual library cards and its resources.

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