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Spring 2014 Teen Events
Registration is required for all teen programs. Teen programs are for teens going into grades 6-12 and are held in the Eisenhower Room unless otherwise noted. Programs are free of charge. To register, please call 720-887-2360 or stop by the Teen Zone Desk.


Monthly Programs

Teen Zone
 
Teen Advisory Board
1st and 3rd Mondays, 4-5 p.m.
Upcoming dates: March 3 & 17; April 7 & 21, May 5 & 19


Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join TAB and help plan library programs, submit stories and art for The 411: Teen Zone Newsletter, and make recommendations for teen books, music, and videos. If you are interested in joining TAB please stop by the Teen Zone to fill out an application.


Boost Your Brain
Every Tuesday, 5-7 p.m.
Upcoming dates: March - 4, 11, 18; April - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May - 6, 13, 20, 27
*cancelled March 25 for Spring Break
*last session is May 27

Free math and science tutoring. Half-hour sessions available every Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Teen Zone. Call 720-887-2360 for more information.


Manga Art Jam
1st Sundays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Upcoming dates: March 2, April 6, May 4

Tried drawing those big-eyed characters but don't know where to start?  Want to try adding storyboards to your drawing?  Artist Isaac Treto leads this informal drawing club.  He'll give you tips to capture the essence of your characters.  Bring your sketchpads for sharing and drawing.



Write Out!
3rd Sundays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Upcoming dates: April 13* & May 18
*April session special Pizza & Prose event

Want to be nurtured as a writer? Join our group, Write Out. We will write, share (no critiquing), and discuss our writing process. Meet in the Teen Zone Study Room.

March Programs
*Registration opens on February 20, 2014

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Teen Tech Week
Monday, March 9 - Thursday, March 13, 3-9 p.m.
Friday, March 14 - Saturday, March 15, 3-9 p.m.
*no registration necessary

Stop by the Teen Zone to play Wii and PS2 games to celebrate National Teen Tech Week.


Pathways to Parenting: Strengthening Social Skills
Monday, March 10, 6:30-8 p.m.
*for parents, guardians, and caretakers
*No registration necessary for this program.

Learn why social skills correlate with success in life and how to help your child be more socially competent.


Electronic Greeting Cards

Saturday, March 15, 2-4 p.m.

Spark your creative skills while learning about electricity!  Use conductive paint to design electronic greeting cards that will light up for your friends and family.  


Yu Gi Oh! Tournament
Saturday, March 29, 2-4 p.m.
*Ages 9-18.

Break out your cards- it's Yu-Gi-Oh for the whole family!  Players of all levels welcome.  Please bring your own deck.
April Programs
*Registration opens on February 20, 2014

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NanoDays Celebration
Saturday, April 5, 2-4 p.m.
*This program is open to the whole family!

Hands-on activities from the NISE Network and WOW! Children's Museum.  Scientists will also be here from CU-Boulder to show the latest in nanotechnology.  This is a drop-in style program but registration is still required.


Pizza & Prose: Emily Hainsworth
Sunday, April 13, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Write alongside Emily, author of Through to You.  She wants to know about your writing and your favorite YA literature.  Delicious pizza, too!

             

Pathways to Parenting: From Tween to Teen
Monday, April 14, 6:30-8 p.m.
*for parents, guardians, and caretakers
*No registration necessary for this program.

Increase your understanding of adolescent development and its impact on child behavior and family interaction.


Dystopian Survival Skills 
Saturday, April 19, 2-4 p.m.

Bill McKinney of Mile High Karate will show you how you could survive dystopian worlds found in The Hunger Games and Divergent with mindful self-defense skills.

May Programs
*Registration opens February 20, 2014

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Sweet Treats for Mom
Saturday, May 10, 2-4 p.m.

Get ready for Mother's Day by baking a sweet mini-pie and a tasty bouquet of pie pops.  Taught by Super Kids Cooking.


Pathways to Parenting: Giftedness and Stress
Monday, May 12, 6:30-8 p.m.
*for parents, guardians, and caretakers
*No registration necessary for this program.

Learn why it is so common for gifted students to struggle with stress and how to help them manage it.


Astronomy
Saturday, May 17, 2-4 p.m.
*This program is open to the whole family!

Discover the wonders of our universe through indoor demonstrations, computer simulations, and hands-on activities.  
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Going away for Spring Break?

Why not take 50 books with you?  The Teen Zone has three Simple Touch and three HD Color Nooks for you to check out at the Teen Zone Desk.  Each Nook has 50 popular teen titles loaded on it and can be borrowed for three weeks.  Patrons must be at least eighteen years old and a Broomfield resident to check out a Nook.  If you have questions, ask our YA Staff or call 720-887-2360


 

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