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Upcoming Teen Events

Registration Required
Tuesday
July
5
2:00​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Don’t throw that away! Turn recycling into inspiring by using your creativity to fashion a unique work of art out of found objects. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Tuesday
July
5
4:15​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create your own unique backpack perfect for school or the beach. Day 1: 07-05 Day 2: 07-06
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Wednesday
July
6
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 1)
Earn community service by collaborating with your peers to test out new tween and teen programs, brainstorm new teen services, and more! Recommended for students in grades 6-8.
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Wednesday
July
6
4:15​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create your own unique backpack perfect for school or the beach. Day 1: 07-05 Day 2: 07-06
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Wednesday
July
6
4:30​pm
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Care for the planet, and your skin, with this DIY event. Learn to use your creativity by making your own self-care products with ocean-inspired ingredients. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
July
6
4:30​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Animals & Pets
Dive deep into the ocean and learn about the strange and unusual creatures who lurk in the deep waters. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Registration Required
Thursday
July
7
2:30​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Experience a taste of Taiwan and learn to create a fan favorite, BOBA! Explore the culture through a recipe demonstration and taste your very own refreshing drink. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Friday
July
8
2:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn simple macramé knots to fashion your very own mermaid tail keychain! Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Saturday
July
9
11:00​am
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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Saturday
July
9
3:00​pm
(West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Care for the planet, and your skin, with this DIY event. Learn to use your creativity by making your own self-care products with ocean-inspired ingredients. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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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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