Teen Events @ Fredricksen

Saturday, June 8 - Sunday, July 7

Enter our 4th Annual Teen Creative Expression Contest.  Submissions will be accepted in 5 categories: painting/illustration, photography, poetry, short story, and a new category--audio/visual. 

Detailed instructions regarding themes and dimensions for each category are available HERE TO DOWNLOAD.

Submissions are accepted June 8 - July 7 and will be on display in the library and/or shared on the library's Facebook from July 9 - July 31.  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. Winners will be announced before the Final Fling Concert! For teens ages 12 -18.

 


 

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March 27, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm

6:30 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 6:30 pm - 7 pm.  Shared work from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. For teens ages 15-18. Teen writers ages 12-14, please contact the Teen Services Coordinator to submit a writing sample for consideration to join Plot Twisters.

No registration necessary.

 


Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:00pm

6 pm - 8 pm in the Kunkel Creation Station, Lower Level Children’s Area

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. No registration necessary. 

 


Monday, June 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

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!  Watch for more details!

 


Thursday, June 6, 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.

 


Saturday, June 8, 2019 (All day)

Saturday, June 8 - Sunday, July 7

Enter our 4th Annual Teen Creative Expression Contest.  Submissions will be accepted in 5 categories: painting/illustration, photography, poetry, short story, and a new category--audio/visual. 

Detailed instructions regarding themes and dimensions for each category are available HERE TO DOWNLOAD.

Submissions are accepted June 8 - July 7 and will be on display in the library and/or shared on the library's Facebook from July 9 - July 31.  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. Winners will be announced before the Final Fling Concert! For teens ages 12 -18.


Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 1:00pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Outside on the Lawn Rain or Shine!  (All activities will move indoors if necessary.)

Kickoff this space-themed summer by traveling a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. That's right! Grab your favorite droid and join the 501st Legion here with Star Wars Stormtroopers (1 pm -3 pm), as well as some more Star Wars characters (1 pm – 3 pm) from The Enchanted Teapot. Some you love to love and some you love to hate, but they'll all pose for a great photo opportunity with you! After you get your fill of Star Wars characters, join us for a mini-concert with one-man-band Nick Disanto (3 pm - 3:45 pm).

 

We’ll also have Face Painting by Whitney at special discount prices, Fun with Bubbles, Children's Crafts, Activities just for teens including a Selfie Scavenger Hunt, FREE Cupcakes, FREE Popcorn, Raffles and more!

 


Monday, June 10, 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, June 10, 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, June 10, 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.

 


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 2:00pm

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

Play bingo to win great YA books and other book themed prizes.  For teens ages 12-18. No registration necessary. 


Wednesday, June 12, 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 July 10: Science Fiction Themed

Wednesday July 31: Cartoon Themed

Wednesday August 14: Superhero themed

 


Thursday, June 13, 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, June 17, 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, June 20, 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, June 23, 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, June 23, 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, June 24, 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, June 24, 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, June 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

3:00 – 5:00 pm in the Ruggaber Community Room, Lower Level

Join us at the library for a celebration of all things STRANGER THINGS! Wear your best 80s outfits and get ready to make crafts, play games, and eat some Eggo waffles. For teens ages 12 – 18. Registration required beginning June 3.


Thursday, June 27, 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 1, 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 1, 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.

 


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