Teen Programs - Fall 2013

Programs are free but registration is required except where noted.
Registration begins Monday, August 26.
To register online, visit the Online Registration page -- or visit or call the library hosting the program.


Click a location to go directly to programs hosted at the specific library:
East Naples | Estates | Golden Gate | Headquarters |
Immokalee | Marco Island | Naples | South Regional | Vanderbilt Beach



Teen Read Week 2013 is the week of October 14!
Celebrate with special programs at these libraries:: East Naples, Headquarters, Naples Regional and South Regional. Halloween crafts, games, puzzles, more ... check them out!



EAST NAPLES - 2432 E. Tamiami Trail - 775-5592


Teen Read Week – Halloween Tats and Crafts
Monday, October 14, 6-6:45 p.m.
Get in the mood for Halloween! Put on some scary wounds and scars using (temporary) tattoo markers. Make creepy snacks while sipping the “poisonous potion” from your “bloody” cup. Ages 11-17.

Candy Sushi
- ages 11-17
Monday, November 4, 6-6:45 p.m.
Make a snack that looks just like sushi, but tastes like candy (because IT IS candy). You won’t believe your eyes!
 

ESTATES - 1266 Golden Gate Blvd., W. - 455-8088

Glass Art - ages 11-17
Thursday, October 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Celebrate Teen Read Week by turning your initial into art using glass gems.


GOLDEN GATE - 2432 Lucerne Road - 252-4542


*College Trivia - ages 11-17. Registration is not required.
Tuesdays September 10, 17, & 24, 4-5 p.m.
Learning about going to college can be a difficult process, but help is available. Join Esther Octave as she provides information in a fun and informative way.

O So Smooth Smoothies - ages 11-17
Tuesday, November 12, 4-5 p.m.
Learn to make delicious smoothies that are healthy, too.


HEADQUARTERS - 2385 Orange Blossom Drive - 593-0177 or 593-0334


Teen Read Week—Halloween Tats and Crafts - ages 11-17
Thursday, October 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Get in the mood for Halloween! Put on some scary wounds and scars using (temporary) tattoo markers. Make creepy snacks while sipping the “poisonous potion” from your “bloody” cup.

Shrinky Dink Jewelry - ages 11-17
Thursday, December 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Create unique jewelry from plastic and watch it shrink to a wearable size.


IMMOKALEE - 417 N. First St., Immokalee - 657-2882


Sharpie Tie Dye - ages 11-17
Thursday, October 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
We will learn to tie dye using Sharpie markers, rubbing alcohol, and white T-shirts. The library will furnish all supplies.

MARCO ISLAND - 210 S. Heathwood Drive - 394-3272

O So Smooth Smoothies - ages 11-17
Thursday, September 26, 4-5 p.m.
Learn to make delicious smoothies that are healthy, too.

Winter Break Kick-off Party & Craft - ages 11-17. Registrtion is not required.
Friday, December 20, 1-3 p.m.
Kick off your winter break in style! Make a “tissue paper” stain-glass votive candle holder to give as a gift or keep for yourself. Bring yourself and your friends, snacks, music and everything else is provided.

NAPLES REGIONAL - 650 Central Ave. - 263-7768 or 262-4130


Teen Scene with Gulfview
- registration is not required.
Monthly activities, 4-5 p.m.
Join us after school for an hour of crafts, activities, or games. Teen Scene is primarily for our Gulfview middle school neighbors, but the public is welcome to attend as well. Visit the children’s desk or check the Young Adult bulletin board for details.

Haunted Gingerbread Houses
- registration is not required.
Monday, October 21, 4-5 p.m.
Make and decorate a haunted gingerbread house.

Mandala Art
Monday, November 18, 4-5 p.m. - registration is not required.
Create mandala art for your room. Frame it and take it home.

Sculpey Erasers
- registration is not required.
Monday, December 9, 4-5 p.m.
Make your own erasers from “Sculpey.”
 
Cool After School
- registration is not required.
Early Release Day Activities
1:30-4 p.m. Ages middle school and up.

Movie and Snack
Tuesday, September 17, 1:30-4 p.m.
Make a snack with us and watch a movie. Vote on the movie the week before.

Movie and Snack
Wednesday, October 9, 1:30-4 p.m.
Make a snack with us and watch a movie. Vote on the movie the week before.

Bangles and Chains
Friday, November 1, 1:30-4 p.m.
Make bracelets; bangles for the girls, leather and chains for the boys.

Winter Break Blastoff!
Friday, December 20, 1:30-4 p.m.
Can we make it snow in Florida? Join us for trivia and treats.

Celebrate Teen Read Week!
- registration is not required.
Monday-Friday, October 13th-18
Something different each day. Ages middle school and up.

Money Monday
Monday, October 14, 4-5 p.m.
Learn about the magic of compound interest. Use your estimating skills to guess how many pennies are in the jar. If you’re the closest, you take it home!

Tasty Tuesday
Tuesday, October 15, 4-5 p.m.
Try to figure out which candy goes with each book. It’s a yummy challenge.

Words Wednesday
Wednesday, October 16, 4-5 p.m.
Join us for word games and try to guess which book is shredded in the jar.

Twilight Thursday
Thursday, October 17, 4-5 p.m.
Solve puzzles and play games. Nothing is what it seems.

Far Away Friday
Friday, October 18, 4-5 p.m.
Join us as we travel into space. Destination unknown!
 

SOUTH REGIONAL - 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway - 252-7542


Young Adult Book Club
- ages 11-17
Saturdays, September 28, October 19, November 30 and December 21, 2-3 p.m.
Calling all teens! Enjoy popular books and a variety of activities. Book titles to be announced. Refreshments will be available.

Amazing Food Design
- ages 13-17
Tuesday, September 17, 2-3 p.m.
Lorenzo Walker chefs and students demonstrate how to turn fruits and veggies into amazing displays that are pretty enough to eat.

Teen Read Week
- ages 11-17. Registration is not required.
Monday-Saturday, October 14-19, all day
All sorts of unknown events will be happening this week. Stop by the YA Dept. and seek the answers.

*Sea Art with Divitto Kelly
- ages 15-17
Friday, October 18, 2-3 p.m. (No school day)
Come lend a hand in making sea creatures and ocean scenes to hang permanently in the Young Adult area at South Regional Library. Divitto Kelly will bring Styrofoam, tissue paper and glue.

*Cool Cupcakes
- ages 11-17
Saturday, November 9, 3-4 p.m.
Come learn the art of cupcake decorating with Joanne Glasgow of Simply Cupcakes. Following a demonstration you can decorate (and eat) your own cupcakes.

O So Smooth Smoothies
- ages 11-17
Tuesday, December 10, 4-5 p.m.
Learn to make delicious smoothies that are healthy, too.


VANDERBILT BEACH - 2432 E. Tamiami Trail - 775-5592

Beach in Your Backyard - ages 9-12
Monday, July 15, 3-4 p.m.

Create a tinkling summer wind chime made from flower pots and shells. Transform colored sand and tea lights into a relaxing beach candles.