Teens

Lucky Strikes

Local Author Talk: Louis Bayard

Join local author Louis Bayard for a discussion of his latest YA novel, Lucky Strikes, a Depression-era tale of the orphaned Amelia and her struggle to keep her siblings together. This event is open to teens and adults. 
Creepy cementary

Afterghoul Lounge

Spirits, zombies, and ghouls have taken over the Afterschool Lounge! Enter if you dare. They’ll be free snacks, mad science, games, and music. Costumes are welcome. Ages 11-18.
US Army Blues Band

Jazz in the Basement: The U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble and the music of Herbie Nichols

For the October installment of DCPL's "Jazz in the Basement" series, the U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble will present the music of composer Herbie Nichols (1919-1963). "One of jazz's most tragically overlooked geniuses" (Steve Huey, All Music Guide), Herbie Nichols wrote primarily for small ensembles, and his compositions were recorded by Billie Holiday ("Lady Sings the Blues") and Mary Lou Williams ("Opus Z", "Mary's Waltz").
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Game On!

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00 pm

All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games.Games to Play Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Chutes and Ladders Qwirkle Hoot Owl Hoot!
duct tape

Duct Tape Your Halloween

Don't have a costume yet? Need that one last accessory to complete your look? We've got what you need in Teen Space.  That's right, we've got duct tape. But what can I make with duct tape, you ask? You can make hats, moustaches, masks, light sabers, and probably lots of other things we can't even think of. The possibilities are endless, and no skills are required. Ages 13-19. To get a head start on duct tape crafting ideas, check out these great titles from our teen collection:
book cover for "Maximilian & the mystery of the Guardian Angel : a bilingual lucha libre thriller"  written and illustrated by Xavier Garza.

DIY - Hispanic Heritage Crafts

Have you ever dreamed of being a luchador? Probably not, but you can still come out and celebrate  Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own Lucha Libre Mask or mini piñata.   
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Teen Reading Lounge

Teens: Come celebrate Teen Read Week by reading for fun and using some of the library’s databases to learn another language.   
book cover for "Unnatural creatures" stories selected by Neil Gaiman with Maria Dahvana Headley.

Creatures of the Night Tune-Up Clinic

“Darkness falls across the land... night hour is close at hand… Creatures crawl .. The evil of the thriller.. HAHAHAHA” Teens: Come learn simple make-up techniques that can be used to make your costume more gruesome and scary.

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