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Date:
July 5, 2018 - August 20, 2018
Time:
All Day
Location:
Thomas Library
Address:
200 W Indiana Ave
Chesterton, IN 46304
Contact:
219-926-7696
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July and August Teen Summer Programs at Thomas & Hageman Branches

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to participate in various programs this summer at Westchester Public Library’s Thomas and Hageman branches. In addition to these programs, the teen summer reading program “Libraries Rock!” runs through July 15 at both branches.

Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to participate in various programs this summer at Westchester Public Library’s Thomas and Hageman branches. In addition to these programs, the teen summer reading program “Libraries Rock!” runs through July 15 at both branches.

In July, the Thomas Branch will host Teen Library Council on July 5, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room. Local author, Heather Augustyn, will lead a creative writing workshop, “Time Machine: Writing fictional stories using time travel,” on July 10, 11 and 12, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., in the computer classroom; registration is required. Teens can test their music knowledge at Rock-N-Roll Jeopardy on July 16, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room; registration is required and prizes will be awarded. Maker Mondays with software engineer, Adam Johnson, focuses on turning fruit into music meets on July 16, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the computer classroom; requires registration. Pizza Pajama Book Club meets on July 18, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Teen Room. It will focus on the graphic novel “Frankenstein.” On July 26 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., come make safe pet toys your fur friends will love at DIY Pet Toys in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room.

The Hageman Branch will host Superhero Shoes on July 23, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Bring in a pair of new or old (clean) canvas shoes and we’ll supply the materials to make them SUPER-hero ready for WPL Comic Con (July 28)!

In August, the Thomas Branch will host Teen Magnetic Morning on August 2, from 11:00 a.m. - noon in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room. Teens can create cool, themed magnets from supplied materials. Teen Library Council meets on August 2, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room. Come have fun with plastic bricks again at LEGO Throwback Thursday for teens on August 9, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room. Maker Mondays with software engineer, Adam Johnson, focuses on circuit devices, meets August 20, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., in the computer classroom; requires registration.

Hageman will host Travel Through Time and Space Trivia on August 6, from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Come test your knowledge of themed trivia from Star Wars to Dr. Who and possibly win a prize! Registration is required for this program.

For more information or to register, call Thomas Library, 926-7696, or Hageman Library, 926-9080. Brochures for the teen summer reading programs are available at both libraries.