Tag Archives: Teen Space

What's Going On @ Your Library!

Hello SummerMonday, July 15, 2013

  • Henna Art @ James W. Ray Orion Center 4 – 5 pm.  Create and wear great-looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme.  For tweens and teens.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

  • Duct Tape and Bling @ Madrona/Sally Goldmark 2 – 4 pm.  Explore duct tape creations and create your own bling out of things you can buy at a hardware store.  Materials and snacks provided, plus the chance to win new books!  For tweens and teens.
  • Summer Teen Space @ Douglass-Truth 4 – 5:30 pm Need a space to be creative & have fun?  Come to Teen Space!  It’s a time set aside just for teens to meet up and hang out.  Join us this summer for weekly fun with books, games, snacks, and prizes.  For ages 12-18.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

  • Teen Space presents: Game On! @ Beacon Hill 3 – 5 pm.  Come to the Library for Xbox Kinect, Wii and snacks!  For ages 12-18.
  • Teen Space presents: MarkerSpace @ Northeast 3 – 5 pm.  Need  space to be creative and have fun?  Come to Teen Space at the Northeast Branch!  This month, make duct tape creations, felt creatures, buttons and more.  For ages 12-18.
  • Game On! @ High Point 3:15 – 5:15 pm.  Come to the Library for board games, and open Kinect and Wii play.  For tweens and teens.
  • Books on Bikes @ Cyclefest 5 – 10:45 pm.  The Seattle Public Library’s Books on Bikes will be at Cyclefest.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Teen Space presents: Miniature Art @ Southwest 2:30 – 4:30 pm.  Need a space to be creative and have fun?  Come to Teen Space at the Southwest Branch, it’s a place to meet up and hang out!  This month we’ll be making miniature art with buttons and magnets.  For ages 12-18.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

  • Detective Cookie’s Urban Youth Chess Club @ Rainier Beach 12 – 2 pm.  Children and teens, ages 5-18, are invited to join the group.  Family and community members are also welcome.  Drop by to lean and play chess!
  • Game On! @ NewHolly 1 – 3 pm.  Come to the Library for board games, Kinect, Wii play and Mario Kart!  For tweens and teens.
  • Ukalaliens! @ Fremont 1 – 2:30 pm.  Learn to play familiar folk songs on the ukulele in one hour.  Absolute beginners welcome!  Ukes available to share or bring your own.  For tweens, teens and adults.
  • Shop the Pop-up! @ Greenwood 1 – 5 pm.  The FriendShop is coming to the Greenwood Branch!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

  • Teen Space presents: Circus 101 by Teatro ZinZanni @ Ballard 1:30 – 3:30 pm.  Need a space to be creative and have fun?  Come to Teen Space at the Ballard Branch — it’s a place to meet up and hang out!  Teatro ZinZanni Circus Arts will teach juggling and balance.  For ages 12-18. 

 

Game of Books 5

monopol pieces original[1]Summertime…when the sun sets so late, it’s easy to stay up half the night, listening to the sprinkler chugging away on the neighbor’s lawn, feeling the sand you picked up while running on the beach still squishing between your toes, sipping something cool and refreshing and old-fashioned like root beer…and playing board games. Maybe you’re playing Monopoly, feeling as rich as Tywin Lannister as you place your latest hotel on the board. Or maybe you’re playing Settlers of Catan, conquering new lands like Daenerys Targaryen. Or maybe you just feel like you, playing a board game with friends.

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What's Going On @ Your Library!

Hello SummerTuesday, July 9, 2013

  • Hunger Games 60 – Second Challenge @ Lake City 2 – 3:30 pmDo you have the skills to survive the Hunger Games like Katniss and Peeta?  Test your reflexes, hand-eye coordination and balance with this series of mini-games!  For ages 12-18.  Registration is required.
  • Scavenger Hunt @ Southwest 2:30 – 4:30 pm How well do you know your neighborhood?  Grab a friend and scour the neighborhood for clues, find treasures and win prizes.  For tweens and teens.
  • Game On! @ Columbia 3 – 5 pm Come to the Library for board games, Kinect, Wii play and Mario Kart!  For tweens and teens.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

  • Calligraphy: The Art of Lettering @ South Park 2 – 3 pm.  Learn the history of different alphabets from local teaching artist Amaranta Sandys.  Practice basic calligraphy techniques with a variety of writing tools, and then create a greeting card.  For tweens and teens.
  • Duct Tape Mania @ Northgate 2 – 4 pm.  Find out what you can make with a roll of duct tape!  Create roses, picture frames, wallets and more — discover new uses for this sticky product.  Materials are provided.  For tweens and teens.
  • Henna Art @ Rainier Beach 3 – 5 pmCreate and wear great-looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme.  For tweens and teens.
  • Make a Manga Face @ Delridge 3 – 4 pm Learn how to draw manga faces, including emotions, angles, manga eyes, and that super cool manga hair.  Prior drawing experience not required.  For tweens and teens.  Registration is required. 

Thursday, July 11, 2013

  • Henna Art @ University 11:30 am – 1:30 pmCreate and wear great-looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme.  For tweens and teens. Continue reading

Game of Books 4

MadLibs[1]Aren’t you tired of all those games that beep and flash and run out of batteries? Isn’t it about time you returned to the games of your childhood, the kind you could play with a piece of paper and a pencil while trying to keep your little sister entertained during the car ride to your grandparents’ house that seemed as long as the journey from Winterfell to King’s Landing? Well, we’ve got some ideas for you…

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What's going on @ your Library!

Hello SummerMonday, July 1, 2013 

  • Comics and Characters @ Lake City 1 – 2:30 pmCalling all artists!  A professional cartoonist shares strategies to help you create a character and complete a short comic.  No prior drawing experience needed.  For tweens & teens.  Registration is required.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

  • Marble Magnets @ Queen Anne 1:30 – 3:30 pmPut your creativity to work and make marble magnets.  We’ll provide materials, or bring your own designs or magazine cut-outs.  For tweens & teens.
  • Henna Art @ South Park Community Center  2 – 4 pmCreate and wear great-looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme.  For tweens & teens.
  • Hunger Games 60-Second Challenge @ High Point 2 – 3:30 pm Do you have the skills to survive the Hunger Games like Katniss and Peeta?  Test your reflexes, hand-eye coordination and balance with this series of minigames!  For tweens and teens.  Registration is required.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

  • Game On! @ Northgate 3:30 – 5:30 pmGet your game on at the Library with board games, Wii Mario Kart, and XBOX with Kinect!  For tweens and teens
  • Summer Teen Space @ Douglass-Truth 4 – 5:30 pmNeed space to be creative & have fun?  Come to Teen Space!  It’s a time set aside just for teens to meet up and hang out.  Join us this summer for weekly fun with books, games, snacks and prizes.  For ages 12-18.

Friday, July 5, 2013

  • Teen Space presents: Game On! @ Ballard 3 – 5 pm Come to the Library for board games, Kinect, Wii play and Mario Kart!  For ages 12-18.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

  • Film Screening: ‘Warm Bodies’ @ Central 2 – 4:30 Do you love zombies?  Shamble in to the Central Library to watch the newly released zombie romance film “Warm Bodies” and meet the book’s author, Isaac Marion, for a question and answer period afterward.

 

Game of Books 3

Magic_the_Gathering_Spoof_by_EquanimicAtaxia[1]Are you as exhausted from running around outside as if you were a member of the Night’s Watch running from the White Walkers? Are you ready to flop down on the floor and play some games that don’t involve anything more strenuous than drawing your next card from the pile? Well, we’ve got some ideas for you…

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Game of Books 2

go fishThinking about playing some games this summer? The old-fashioned kind of games you can play in a basement rec room with ancient shag carpeting and no electrical outlets? The kind of games with stakes lower than who will sit on the Iron Throne? Well, we’ve got some ideas for you…

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