Beat Club

Beat Club is a digital music workshop that gives teens the opportunity to create music together in a welcoming environment.

826DC: Exquisite Story Lines

Join us for a teen writing workshop with 826DC! Earn the Express Yourself or Get Crafty badges when you participate in this program.

826DC: Writing for Gamers

Join us for a workshop with 826DC! Earn the Express Yourself or Game On badges when you attend this workshop.

Urban Foraging

 Foraging or more specifically urban foraging is the process of finding free fruits, vegetables, and other “wild food” in an urban setting. So where can we city folk find such edible  treasures? DCPL’s own Erika Rydberg will talk about edible urban plants, bring in some samples, and share some delicious treats made from  foraged items.

Healthy Relationships and Birth Control

A Planned Parenthood representative will be visiting Francis Gregory Library to talk about healthy relationships and birth control.The speaker will be discussing how someone might want to be treated by a partner in relationships, what healthy vs. unhealthy relationships look like, warning signs of abuse, and how to negotiate birth control with a partner.

Summer Reading Kicks Off June 1

Summer reading kicks off June 1 and includes programs for children of all ages.Read With Me (ages 5 and under)Fizz, Boom, Read (ages 6-12)Spark a Reaction (ages 13-19)

Zombie Book Club

We want your brain! Really, we'd like to see all of you - as opposed to a zombie who will literally take whatever they can get. If you've ever wondered how to survive a zombie attack or are just a big fan of the Walking Dead come for the first meeting of our new book club.

Stop Motion Videos

Teens will create Vine or Instagram videos using weird props & DIY backdrops on their own mobile devices or a DCPL iPad. Earn the STEM and Get Crafty Badges at this event.Spark a Reaction this summer to win prizes!

Craft Corner: Beaded Bracelets, Rings, and Keychains

Join the Northeast Neighborhood Library Children's & Teen Staff for our first ever "Craft Corner". Teen patrons are invited to come in and hang out while crafting custom-made pieces of beaded jewelry and accessories. Choose between bracelets, necklaces, rings, and key chains; or make them all!