Winter/Spring Teen Programs


Beat the cold with our wonderful season of programming for our patrons in grades 6-12! Stop in for our new CSI Club, join us on your early dismissal days for some teen yoga and meditation, throw down during our first Super Smash Bros. Tournament, and participate in our array of monthly clubs. Visit our online calendar for more information and to register for these […]

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Jan. 10 Young Adult Book Club


Let’s kick off the year with some fun discussion of our favorite reads from 2019! This is a great chance to get recommendations for some new-to-you books and tell us about the ones you really loved. We’ll also talk about what new releases we are most looking forward to in 2020. As always, there will be snacks. Friday, January 10, 3:30-4:30 pm […]

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Dec. 14 Intro. to Jewelry Making for Teens


Ever want to learn the skills to create and make your own jewelry? Now is your chance. Join professional jewelry artist Marthe Roberts-Shea and make your own pair of earrings or necklace. Participants will learn cold-joining techniques and walk out with their unique project to keep or give. Saturday, December 14 1:00 – 4:00 pm  This is a great opportunity […]

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Dec. 4 League of Book Lovers

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Calling all book lovers in grades 4-6! Come join our League, a book club just for you. We will discuss juvenile mystery novel The Shadow Cipher (Book 1 in the York series) by author Laura Ruby. Wednesday, December 4 6:30-7:30 pm In an alternate history of New York, three kids try to solve a modern-world puzzle and complete a treasure hunt laid into […]

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Dec. 6 Young Adult Book Club

Join us for our December Young Adult book club, where we will discuss Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner. Each YA book club includes discussion, a book-related activity, and light refreshments. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Friday, December 6, 3:30 pm Open to students in grades 7-12. Registration is requested. From the Morris Award-winning author of The Serpent King comes […]

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Nov. 22 Book Page Art for Teens and Adults

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Up-cycle HVL’s old library books into art! We’ll learn book page folding and cutting techniques to make our discarded books into a turkey for a unique Thanksgiving centerpiece, ornaments, wreaths, or holiday decorations.  Friday, November 22, 3:30-4:30 pm. This class is intended for adults and youth in 6th grade and up. Parents and their teens are encouraged to attend and work […]

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