Teens

The Wallingford Library Teen Area is specially designed for teens in grades 6-12. We offer a great collection of fiction, graphic novels, and manga. Enjoy free wi-fi, a device charging station, and 11 teen computers. Check the online calendar for a listing of programs for teens.

 

Maker Kit: October Drawing Challenge
Pickup September 27th-October 2nd
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Challenge yourself to grow your drawing skills and creativity during the month of October. You will be given a sketchbook, pens, and some prompts to get the creative inspiration going. All participants will be invited to a celebration in early November to show off their artwork and celebrate their accomplishment.

Kits must be reserved and can be picked up at the Information Desk between Sep 27th-Oct 2nd.

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Vinyl Decorated Tumblers
Thursday, October 7th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Board Room
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Create your very own customized tumbler in this program! You’ll learn how to use the Silhouette Studio software to create your custom design. Then your design will be cut out on vinyl using the library’s Silhouette Cameo. All materials provided.

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Build Your Own Magic Staff
Wednesday, October 13th, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Channel the powers of the universe with your own custom magic staff (or use it on a spellbinding autumn hike). All materials provided.

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Fabric Pumpkins
Wednesday, October 20th, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Create pumpkin decor you can use year after year! Fabric pumpkins will be hand-sewn, but no sewing experience is required. All materials provided.

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Halloween Theatre Games and Improvisations
Thursday, October 21st, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Participants in this workshop will create and act out creepy, spooky improvisations. Players will learn how to instantly create a character and eerie scene with conflict and a mysterious resolution. We will play many fun theatre games including charades and a “Who dun it?” mini murder mystery. This program is for the novice performer or the well-seasoned thespian. Come enjoy some ghostly frolicking and ghoulish fun!

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Spooky Dungeons & Dragons
Tuesday, October 26th, 5:30-8:30pm in the Collins Room
Grades 6-12
Registration required

Shamble on down to the library and join us for a spooky D&D adventure that is sure to send chills down your spine! Patrons can bring their own level one characters or use ones provided by the library. Other D&D supplies will be provided by the library.

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