Teen Events @ Fredricksen

 


Teens Create! Contest

Monday, June 5 to Saturday, July 8


Enter our 2nd Annual teen creative expression contest. Submissions will be accepted in three  categories - painting/illustration, photography and short story. Detailed instructions regarding themes and dimensions for each category will be available May 1.

Submissions are due between June 5 and July 8 and will be on display in the library July 10 thru July 30. The best entry in each category will be chosen by a panel of judges and the winners will receive $50.  You may enter once in each category.  Registration is limited and begins June 5. For teens ages 12 -18.

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June 3, 2016
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

10:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Geisinger Holy Spirit will be presenting this babysitter training program for ages 11-13.  To register call Cheryl Sola at 763-2427 and leave a message including your name, address, and phone number.  A registration packet will be mailed to you.  You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.  There is a $30 fee which will include a manual, a backpack and additional supplies.  T-shirts and sweatshirts will also be available for purchase.  Bring a bag lunch.  


Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00am

10:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Geisinger Holy Spirit will be presenting this babysitter training program for ages 11-13.  To register call Cheryl Sola at 763-2427 and leave a message including your name, address, and phone number.  A registration packet will be mailed to you.  You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.  There is a $30 fee which will include a manual, a backpack and additional supplies.  T-shirts and sweatshirts will also be available for purchase.  Bring a bag lunch.  


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Wii Just Dance Tournament on the big screen.  Fun, snacks and prizes!!!  For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the Lower Lawn

We’ll provide the paint, brushes and canvas for an evening of painting on the lawn.  You provide the creativity and talent.  Your art work is yours to keep at the end of the night.  For teens ages 12-18.  Registration begins June 5.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop by our Teen Meetup to catch up with your friends and meet new people each Wednesday.  Each session has a unique theme. For teens 12 -18 years old. No registration necessary.

Vision Boards & Black Out Poetry - June 14
Board Games - June 21
Rube Goldberg Machines - June 28
 
 

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our matinee movies with popcorn, drinks, prizes and friends.

Ratings and parents viewing guide information are available at the Reference Desk. For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop by our Teen Meetup to catch up with your friends and meet new people each Wednesday.  Each session has a unique theme. For teens 12 -18 years old. No registration necessary.

Movie - Call for title - July 5
Book Bingo - July 12
Make and Take Jewelry - July 19
Board Games - July 26
 
 

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our matinee movies with popcorn, drinks, prizes and friends.

Ratings and parents viewing guide information are available at the Reference Desk. For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 1:30pm

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Come out and exercise your brain by having fun. No previous experience required. The game rules will be explained, and help provided by the game host if requested. Torn from today's headlines. Can you stop the ISIS master terrorist from sending Europe into all-out panic? In Viktory: Terror In Europe, you'll take command of Secret Agents, Bomb Squads, Special Forces, or Informant Networks to track down and eliminate this terrifying threat. There's room for four Interpol Commanders. For teens 15-18, and adults of any age. Check-out the game on the website: www.boardgamegeek.com. Registration begins June 15.


Monday, July 10, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Join us for an informal and fun gathering centered around knitting and crochet. As part of our Summer Program, Build a Better World, we will be offering the option of working on a project for a cause at each Twisted Stitchers. When you sign up for the month, we will send you a pattern you can knit or crochet so you can decide if you'd like to work on that. Of course, you are welcome to work on anything else you choose, as well! Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please. Registration for July begins June 15.

 


Monday, July 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Take a shot at short story writing this summer!  This workshop will cover the fundamentals of workshopping and editing by focusing on two short stories per session.  For teens 16-18 years old.  Registration begins June 5.  


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop by our Teen Meetup to catch up with your friends and meet new people each Wednesday.  Each session has a unique theme. For teens 12 -18 years old. No registration necessary.

Movie - Call for title - July 5
Book Bingo - July 12
Make and Take Jewelry - July 19
Board Games - July 26
 
 

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our matinee movies with popcorn, drinks, prizes and friends.

Ratings and parents viewing guide information are available at the Reference Desk. For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop in to try out dozens of STEM projects from nano bugs to catapult launchers, snap circuits to zoom tools.  Stop by anytime, stay as long as you'd like.  Plus, we'll have some STEM door prizes to take home. For teens ages 12- 18. No registration is necessary   


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Four factions - Vampire, Sorcerer, Werewolf and Human - arranged a meeting to form an alliance and strategize against a cluster of cosmic boulders to save the world. They believe with their combined skills; they will be able to ban together and stop this catastrophe in the nick of time. That is, if this unprecedented gathering goes well.  You will receive a character assignment and description in advance. This event includes appetizers, dinner, dessert and intrigue! A $3.00 fee can be paid at the event.  Registration will close on July 3rd so that character assignments can be made.  For teens ages 12-18. 


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop by our Teen Meetup to catch up with your friends and meet new people each Wednesday.  Each session has a unique theme. For teens 12 -18 years old. No registration necessary.

Movie - Call for title - July 5
Book Bingo - July 12
Make and Take Jewelry - July 19
Board Games - July 26
 
 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Atrium

Join us for a night of music from the popular Broadway show, Wicked! Fans of all ages will sing along to the CD, and lyric sheets will be provided. Cosplay is encouraged, but not required. The sing-along is open to all ages, but children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult. Fans who are interested in singing along to a specific part in a specific song, can reserve a spot by emailing jnupponen@ccpa.net with the subject “Roles in Wicked.”

Please note: This is an after hours event. The library will be closed to the public at this time. 


Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our matinee movies with popcorn, drinks, prizes and friends.

Ratings and parents viewing guide information are available at the Reference Desk. For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:00am

10:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Geisinger Holy Spirit will be presenting this babysitter training program for ages 11-13.  To register call Cheryl Sola at 763-2427 and leave a message including your name, address, and phone number.  A registration packet will be mailed to you.  You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.  There is a $30 fee which will include a manual, a backpack and additional supplies.  T-shirts and sweatshirts will also be available for purchase.  Bring a bag lunch.  


Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:00am

10:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Geisinger Holy Spirit will be presenting this babysitter training program for ages 11-13.  To register call Cheryl Sola at 763-2427 and leave a message including your name, address, and phone number.  A registration packet will be mailed to you.  You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.  There is a $30 fee which will include a manual, a backpack and additional supplies.  T-shirts and sweatshirts will also be available for purchase.  Bring a bag lunch.  


Monday, July 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Take a shot at short story writing this summer!  This workshop will cover the fundamentals of workshopping and editing by focusing on two short stories per session.  For teens 16-18 years old.  Registration begins June 5.  


Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm  in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Compete against other teens for the Cupcake Cup - the ultimate baking prize.  You'll choose either French Vanilla or Chocolate Cupcakes to decorate and, hopefully, wow our judges with flavor and presentation.  You will be able to bring some appliances and "shop" in our flavoring and decor supplies.  For teens ages 12- 18. Registration starts June 5.  


Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Welcome to Ilvermorny - the American wizarding school! Do you have a fandom obsession?  Supernatural, 21 Pilots, Marvel, Percy Jackson, Lunar Chronicles, Star Wars, Hamilton...ever wonder which Ilvermorny House they'd be sorted into?   Well here's your chance.  Just show up with a clear description in your head of your fandom and the whole group will help you match your fandom to its American wizarding school house.  No registration required.

For teens 12 -18 years old.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Drop by our Teen Meetup to catch up with your friends and meet new people each Wednesday.  Each session has a unique theme. For teens 12 -18 years old. No registration necessary.

Movie - Call for title - July 5
Book Bingo - July 12
Make and Take Jewelry - July 19
Board Games - July 26
 
 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the Atrium

The Quidditch World Cup comes to Fredricksen Library!  U.S.A. vs Britain featuring alumni from Hogwarts and Ilvermorny playing their hearts out in our atrium.  We will play 2 rounds which means we have room for 4 teams of 7 players each.  You can register as a team or individually by emailing the Teen Services Coordinator cdavies@ccpa.net.  We will award The Quidditch World Cup after a showdown between the winning Seekers of each round.  There will be plenty of room for spectators. 

***  This event takes place after normal library hours.  No library services will be available during the event.  For players ages 15 and up (including adults).  Registration only for players begins June 5.  All ages are welcome as spectators.


Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our matinee movies with popcorn, drinks, prizes and friends.

Ratings and parents viewing guide information are available at the Reference Desk. For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Plot Twisters is a dynamic group of teen writers.  Beginners and writers of all genres are welcome.  Join us to share your work, your struggles, your successes and lots of laughs as we work through plot problems, editing issues and seek constructive feedback.  Quiet individual work from 6:00 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. No registration necessary.

 


Monday, August 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Small Meeting Room, Lower Level

Take a shot at short story writing this summer!  This workshop will cover the fundamentals of workshopping and editing by focusing on two short stories per session.  For teens 16-18 years old.  Registration begins June 5.  


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