Reduce Stress This Holiday Season Through Meditation

The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality.Join Karin Silverman as she discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. She will also present a simple, yet powerful, meditation technique that can enrich one's life personally, professionally, spiritually and help with seasonal stress.The free workshop will take place in Room A-3. All are welcome to attend.

Teen Holiday Party

Holiday time in the Teen Space!Come by for games, treats, and maybe some gifts too -- set up by the Teen Advisory Group.Ages 13-18

Writing to Reflect With Local Author Bathsheba Smithen

In this workshop, author Bathsheba Smithen will discusses her journey to self-discovery through creative writing! Learn how she identified who she is outside of the judgments and opinions of others. Following discussion and reading, Ms. Smithen will explain the process of writing creatively as a means of therapy.  Come listen, reflect and write with us in the Teen Space. Ages 13 to 19.

Get It Write

Need some help with homework or your creative writing? Stop by the Lower Level Information Desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments.

Teen Advisory Group

If you're a teen and would like to be a big part of making things happen at your library, join us for a teen advisory group.Help us get to know what your needs are and how we can better serve you.There will be light refreshments! 

Dream BIG Like Me Video Contest

Work on a poem, song, dance, or skit to submit for this teens-only contest. Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and tell the world what your BIG dream is. Need help recording? Just ask!Entries will be submitted to the Youth202 website from Jan. 19 to Feb. 15. The winning entry – chosen by you—will be showcased at the Black History Month Teen Open Mic event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in February.

Manga Book Club: "Attack On Titan"

The Manga Book Club for December will feature the reading of a popular series called Attack On Titan. The story is about a village under invasion by giant beings and the townspeople who attempt to fight back and protect their village.For ages 13 & upLight refreshments

King Week Project: "Let's Promote Peace" Mural

"We must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends by peaceful means." -Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Make Art for the "I Have A Dream" Wall

Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that people of all colors will someday unite and be treated as equals.This year during King Week, tell us your dream. Create a piece of art, mural, poem, collage, etc. for the "I Have A Dream" Wall. Art will be displayed on the Dream Wall at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.For teens.

Sing for King Birthday Party

Warm up your voice for karaoke at Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday party at Northwest One Library!Featuring songs from many of today's most popular artists, you can sing your heart out.And since it's a birthday party, make sure to grab a party hat and a piece of cake!