Teen Events @ Fredricksen

Summer Reading @ Fredricksen

A Universe of Stories - June 3 - August 11


Join us at Fredricksen for another great summer of reading, learning and events for adults, children and teens. It's easy to do!  If you register between June 3 and June 16 for Summer Reading and/or register for a new library card, you will be eligible to win a fun summer prize such as family pool memberships, an iPad Mini and more!  

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TEEN CREATE CONTEST - THANK YOU FOR THE ENTRIES! STAY TUNED FOR THE WINNERS!

June 8 through July 7


READ THE MANY SHORT STORY & POETRY ENTRIES HERE

SEE THE 2019 VIDEO SUBMISSIONS HERE!

SEE THE PAINTING, ILLUSTRATION & PHOTOGRAPHY ENTRIES IN THE LOWER LEVEL GALLERY

 

 


 

Page Updated: 

July 18, 2019
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Ready for a night of pop culture trivia? We'll keep you guessing with a mix of current trends, audio round of songs, clips from movies, audio books and more! Gather your friends to compete as a team for prizes and gift cards.  Cheaters Never Prosper will supply the Teen Pop Culture fun!  Registration begins June 24.


Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:00pm

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on the Lawn

Let your creativity shine for a night of painting on lawn. We’ll provide the paint, brushes and canvas--you provide the originality and talent. Your art work is yours to keep at the end of the night! For teens ages 12 – 18. Registration required starting July 1.


Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 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 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Programmer at emcquiggan@ccpa.net to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters. No registration necessary.

 


Monday, July 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

The Kunkel Creation Station (KCS) will serve as an idea lab and creation space for teens to explore their creativity and cultivate their imaginations in interactive, hands-on ways!  Bring a friend and stop by to tinker with the 3D printer, create something out of duct tape, or collaborate on projects with other teens. For teens ages 12 -18. No registration necessary. The Kunkel Creation Station is located on the lower level in the back of the Pollock Children's Library.


Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 9 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our Monday night movies with popcorn, drinks, movie prizes and friends.

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

 


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

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

Are you a fan of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Steven Universe, Gravity Falls, or superheroes? Fandom Club might be for you! Each meeting we will get together to share our favorite fandoms, our fan art, and fan fiction. You will get to craft something awesome related to fandom to take home with you. Costumes are encouraged! For teens ages 12 – 18. No registration necessary.

Upcoming:

Wednesday August 14: Superhero themed

 


Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 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 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Programmer at emcquiggan@ccpa.net to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters. No registration necessary.

 


Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 1:30pm

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

Life is stressful, even on summer vacation! Join us at the library for a relaxing afternoon of self-care. We will explore different ways to take care of your mind and body, including yoga, skin care, and journaling. For teens ages 12 – 18. No registration necessary.

 


Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

3:30 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Children's Library

Fredricksen's Teen Advisory Group is a service group that helps to plan teen events, choose books for our collection, and run special events. This is a great way for students to complete volunteer hours, and also give back to their community in a fun and rewarding way. Joining TAG is as easy as filling out a library volunteer application. Stop by a meeting to see what it's all about.  Please come ready with any ideas for programs, volunteer opportunities, or topics you would like to discuss. For teens ages 12 – 18. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. No registration necessary.


Monday, August 5, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 9 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our Monday night movies with popcorn, drinks, movie prizes and friends.

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

 


Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, 7:00 pm Concert

Outside on the Lawn Rain or Shine!  (All activities will move indoors if neccessary.)

We are ending our summer programming with a bang this year! This is one evening you do not want to miss as we dance the night away to the Latin & Caribbean tunes of Los Monstros! They'll be performing favorite current hits, re-arrangements of classic songs from all genres, as well as classic salsa, bachata, merengue, and reggae standards in a way you’ve never heard them before! In addition, we’ll have some fun summer activities before the concert! We're going to have a great time, so don't miss this exciting end to our summer celebration! (Rain location: inside) No registration necessary.

 

Beginning at 4:00 pm we’ll have:

·         Food trucks (including Sarah's Creamery, Philosopher's BBQ, Bananaleaf Indian Cuisine, and The Potato Coop)

-         Raffle prizes (including Longwood Gardens Tickets and Metal Earth 3D Model kits)

·         Bubbles, Bubbles and more Bubbles!

·         Backyard Games (corn hole, ring toss and more!)

·         Crafts for the Kiddos

·         Activities Just for Teens

·         Sidewalk Chalk Games and Challenges

·         A Misting Tent to Cool Off

 

Special Events:

 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm           Touch-A-Truck is Back!

Fire trucks and police cars will always widen the eyes of the little ones, but having a chance to climb on board will be a moment they never forget! No registration necessary.   

 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm           Naterpix professional photo booth

Free, fun, professional photographs with great props and a photo strip to take home!

 

5:00 pm – 6:45 pm           Family-friendly Disney movie

After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, this little robot discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. But when he inadvertently stumbles upon the key to the planet's future, he sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures ever brought to the big screen. Rated G.

 

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm           Learn the Latin Dances

Before we bring Los Monstros to the stage, let's learn (or brush-up on) the basics of the dances that go best with their music so we can dance the night away!       

 

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm           Los Monstros LIVE!!!

 


Monday, August 12, 2019 - 4:00pm

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level

The Kunkel Creation Station (KCS) will serve as an idea lab and creation space for teens to explore their creativity and cultivate their imaginations in interactive, hands-on ways!  Bring a friend and stop by to tinker with the 3D printer, create something out of duct tape, or collaborate on projects with other teens. For teens ages 12 -18. No registration necessary. The Kunkel Creation Station is located on the lower level in the back of the Pollock Children's Library.


Monday, August 12, 2019 - 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. Twisted Stitchers will meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. 16 years and older, please. Registration is now open.  When registering, please indicate which month's session you will be attending.

 


Monday, August 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 9 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Don’t miss our Monday night movies with popcorn, drinks, movie prizes and friends.

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

 


Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

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

Are you a fan of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Steven Universe, Gravity Falls, or superheroes? Fandom Club might be for you! Each meeting we will get together to share our favorite fandoms, our fan art, and fan fiction. You will get to craft something awesome related to fandom to take home with you. Costumes are encouraged! For teens ages 12 – 18. No registration necessary.


Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 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 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Programmer at emcquiggan@ccpa.net to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters. No registration necessary.

 


Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 pm - 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 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Programmer at emcquiggan@ccpa.net to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters. No registration necessary.

 


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