Young girl dressed up as superhero
Main Library
Conference Room
Thursday, July 7 at 11:30 am

Ages 5–19: Your child can develop strong life and leadership skills, prevent bullying, and become a positive role model with Girls of Excellence Mentoring. Each session, Executive Director Tante Vaughn 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.

Young woman wearing VR headset and reaching for holographic lights
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 30 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12 & Up: Dive into a virtual world with the HTC Vive™ VR headset. Plunge into the murky depths and solve interactive puzzles as you try to escape a capsized research vessel in FREEDIVER: Triton Down or come face-to-face with the mysterious and awe-inspiring creatures found deep in the ocean with theBlu.

Poster: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, July 14 at 5:00 pm

Elizabeth Swann, the daughter of Port Royal’s governor, is kidnapped by the crew of the Black Pearl who believe she is the key to reserving the curse of the Isla de Muerta. In order to rescue her, blacksmith Will Turner must free the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow. Refreshments will be served. Rated PG-13.

Poster: Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Main Library
Teen Space
Wednesday, July 6 at 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Milo Thatch, a naïve but determined museum cartographer, dreams of completing the quest begun by his late grandfather, the famous explorer Thaddeus Thatch. When Milo inherits a mysterious journal from his grandfather, the inexperienced adventurer joins an eccentric billionaire and a group of daredevil explorers in their search for the lost empire of Atlantis.

Illustration of steering wheel, fish, life preservers, and rope
Main Library
Teen Space
Thursday, July 28 at 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Challenge your friends in a variety of ocean-themed board and card games, including Rainbow Pirates, Uno Shark Week, Tsuro of the Seas, Skull King, Chomp Champ, and Catlantis.

Colorful Perler Beads
Main Library
Teen Space
Thursday, July 21 at 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Experiment with a new hobby every month at Try This Teens! This month, create pixel-style art with Perler Beads, colorful beads which fuse together when heated with an iron. Materials will be provided for you to continue the craft at home.

Teenagers hanging out together
Main Library
Teen Space
Wednesday, July 13 at 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Do you want to impact what you see at the Library? As a Teen Advisory Board member, you can plan incredible programs, implement popular trends, and serve as a positive role model for your peers and community. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

Cover: Super Smash Bros.
Main Library
Teen Space
Tuesday, July 12 at 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Who will win the ultimate victory in Super Smash Bros.? Choose your fighter from a line-up of classic Nintendo characters, max your damage counter, and battle against your friends for bragging rights. Up to four players at a time will compete on the Nintendo Switch.

Teenage girl using a painter's palette
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, July 8 at 1:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Learn new painting techniques, express your creativity, and channel emotions with Nicole as she shows you how to create a textured work of art on canvas.

Child with a painting
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, July 25 at 5:30 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.