Grinning young boy
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 26 at 4:00 pm

Ages 5–18: Your child can learn how to be a leader through activities and discussions with Gentlemen of Tomorrow, an interactive mentoring program that provides boys and young men with the skills they will need to become responsible community stakeholders and recognize and prevent bullying.

Activities and discussions for ages 5 to 11 will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for ages 12 to 18.

Teenage boy using a soldering iron
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 26 at 4:00 pm

Ages 13 & Up: Soldering is a multi-purpose technique that will allow you to build electronics, make repairs, and create crafts! In Intro to Soldering, you will pick up this valuable skill and learn how to use the Haute Create soldering stations safely by making your own DIY synthesizer.

Customers who wish to use the Haute Create soldering stations independently must complete this class.

Podcasting microphone with pop filter
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, October 22 at 10:00 am

Ages 9 & Up: Start your own podcast at Haute Studio, a state-of-the-art sound booth with the equipment and software you need to create professional-level recordings. In this introductory course, you’ll discuss how to develop ideas for podcasts—from determining a show structure to writing a script—and learn how to use Haute Studio to give your listeners a premiere experience. Everyone will have a chance to practice on the mic and record an on-the-fly podcast with suggested topics. Wrap up your session using PreSonus Studio One 4 to edit clips, add intro and outro music, and include an ad spot.

Illustration of a mummy as a DJ
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, October 21 at 6:30 pm

Ages 12–19: Are you looking for a frightfully good time? Dress up as your favorite character or in a costume of your own design and spend your evening at the Teen Monster Prom with your friends! Dance to the DJ, take selfies at the photo booth, enjoy refreshments, and enter the costume contest. Costumes are encouraged; please leave any realistic weapons at home.

Girl dressed as superhero, flexing her bicep
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00 pm

Ages 5–18: Your child can develop strong life and leadership skills, prevent bullying, and become a positive role model with Girls of Excellence Mentoring. In each session, GEM will encourage girls to examine the complex issues they face through group discussion, bolster their self-esteem, and teach them how to set goals for themselves.

Activities and discussions for ages 5 to 11 will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for ages 12 to 18.

Smiling young boy
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00 pm

Ages 5–18: Your child can learn how to be a leader through activities and discussions with Gentlemen of Tomorrow, an interactive mentoring program that provides boys and young men with the skills they will need to become responsible community stakeholders and recognize and prevent bullying.

Activities and discussions for ages 5 to 11 will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for ages 12 to 18.

Poster: Edward Scissorhands
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 19 at 5:00 pm

Ages 12–19: Peg Bogs, a door-to-door saleswoman, discovers an isolated humanoid named Edward living in a dilapidated mansion and offers to take him home with her. At first, Edward is welcomed into the Bogs’ home and suburban neighborhood, but when he falls in love with the Bogs’ daughter Kim, her jealous boyfriend plots to turn to neighbors against Edward.

Computer screen with JavaScript
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 18 at 5:00 pm

Ages 9 & Up: Do you want to develop web apps, add interest to your website, or expand your résumé with a sought-after skill? JavaScript, one of the world’s most popular programming languages, allows you to make basic web pages interactive—whether you want to add pop-ups, auto-update content, or animate graphics! Get familiar with the basics of this powerful language with an overview of the terms and operations necessary to start your own JavaScript program before you learn how to build and test a simple calculator. No prior coding knowledge is required.

Young girl with painting supplies
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 17 at 1:30 pm

Ages 5–15: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, they can learn the basics of working with acrylic paint, develop their hand-eye coordination, explore their creativity, and take home their very own painting on canvas.

Girl wearing Jack-o-lantern Halloween mask
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 13 at 5:00 pm

Ages 6–19: Add a personal touch to your Halloween costume with a custom mask! Choose from paper, feathers, sequins, and other craft materials at one of the mask-making stations. Options will be available for every skill level.

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