Teens can earn points by reading books, magazines, graphic novels and listening to audiobooks. Register and keep track of your reading online or pick up a log sheet at your nearest branch. When you complete a level visit a branch to collect your reward. Programming includes stop motion animation workshops, laser tag, tye-dye instruction, cupcake decorating and more. Grand prizes include a Kindle Fire (one winner per branch!), a mountain bike, a Dell laptop and an iPad 2 (prizes must be redeemed by Saturday, August 10).
As an added bonus, preschool children through those entering 12th grade will have their fines waived when they sign up for a summer reading club.*
Participation is free and registration begins May 13; simply stop by any St. Louis County Library branch to sign-up.
*Some restrictions may apply, please see a staff member for more details.
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. Read the book then join us for a discussion, a snack, and a fun activity. Ages 11-14. Registration required.
Do you love the library? Then come find out how you can make a difference! Through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG), you can make new friends, earn volunteer hours, help plan library programs and have a lot of fun. New people are always welcome. Ages 12-18.
Chess Club Chess is one of the oldest and most complex games of all time. It's a fascinating game of reason and logic, where you win by out-thinking, out-planning, and out-smarting your opponent. Bring your chessboard and enjoy playing chess with others at the Thornhill Branch. Meets the second and fourth Saturday of every month. Ages 8-Adult.
New York City teen Clary Fray learns that she is descended from a noble line of half-angel demon slayers known as the Shadowhunters. Adapted from the popular series of novels by author Cassandra Clare. MPAA rating:PG-13. Running time 130 min. Ages 13-up.
Do you like Downton Abbey? Come experience the food, fun and entertainment. We will have a vintage tea. Come dressed up in period costume if you like or just dress up. Wear a fancy hat. No jeans please! Registration. Ages 15 and up.
Join us to knit, crochet or work on other fiber arts. Bring in a project you have already begun, start a new one, or share ideas and techniques with experienced knitters. Library staff members can provide assistance for beginners. Please bring your needles and yarn. All ages. No registration required.