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Teen Clubs & Programs




MAY 2018

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Tuesday, May 2 & May 16 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, May 9 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, May 30 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2018 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

SUMMER ARRIVES JUNE 22
But, Sign-up starts May 29!
To find out what is happening this Summer CLICK HERE.


OLDER PROGRAM CALENDAR


SEPTEMBER 2017

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard):  Wednesday, September 20 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Library book club open to teens in grades 6 to 8 at the Blanchard Middle School with snacks and hands-on activities. The group meets once a month from September 2017 to May 2018.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday : Monday, September 25 at 3:30 p.m. Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week: Papier Mache & Nice Cream.  This is a Free, drop-in event.


OCTOBER 2017

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, October 2 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week: Papier Mache & DNA Twizzlers/Jelly Beans. This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Maker ART Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, October 4 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Teen & Tween Advisory Board Meeting: Saturday, October 7 at 3p.m.
Teens join the Library’s Teen and Tween Advisory Board and provide input for our Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program and support to the young adult librarian.  No experience necessary, but you must be in grades 5-9 and live in Westford, MA or your parent must be a member of the Friends of the Library. The meeting(s) will be held in the Children’s Story Hour Room.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, October 11 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, October 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week: Diwali Celebration: Mehndi/Henna featuring Shweta Tekade & Indian treats.  This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Thursday, October 18 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2017 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, October 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week: Celebrating Hallowe'en and Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos).  This is a Free, drop-in event.


NOVEMBER 2017

Middle School Maker ART Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, November 1 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, November 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week: Weaving and Clay Part 1. This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, November 8 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: November 13 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This Week: Weaving and Clay Part 2. This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, November 15 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2017 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: November 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This Week: Leaf Painting. This is a Free, drop-in event.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: November 27 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This Week: Celebrating Thanksgiving with Turkey Rockets. This is a Free, drop-in event.



DECEMBER 2017

Teen & Tween Advisory Board Meeting: Saturday, December 2 at 3p.m.
Teens join the Library’s Teen and Tween Advisory Board and provide input for our Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program and support to the young adult librarian.  No experience necessary, but you must be in grades 5-9 and live in Westford, MA or your parent must be a member of the Friends of the Library. The meeting(s) will be held in the Children’s Story Hour Room.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday: Monday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m.   Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This Week: Gingerbread and Holiday Ornaments.This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Maker ART Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, December 6 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday: Monday, December 11 at 3:30 p.m.     Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This Week: Pine Cone Elves, Peppermint Candy Bowls, & Holiday Nice Cream. This is a Free, drop-in event.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, December 13  at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2017 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, December 20  at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2016 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen & Tween Holiday Food and Craft Program: Wednesday, December 27 at 11:30 a.m. Celebrate the Season with a hands-on cookery and crafts program where teens can learn how to make a variety of scrumptious treats and crafts for family and friends.  For Grades 5 to 12.  Registration is required. Click here to signup


JANUARY 2018

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, January 3 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith. (CANCELLED)

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook):  Wednesday, January 10 from 2 p.m.to 3 p.m. Library book club open to teens in grades 6 to 8 at the Stony Brook Middle School with snacks and hands-on activities. The group meets once a month from September 2017 to May 2018. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday : Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week we will be making Star Wars Crafts.  This is a free, drop-in event. Registration not required.

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard):  Wednesday, January 24 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Library book club open to teens in grades 6 to 8 at the Blanchard Middle School with snacks and hands-on activities. The group meets once a month from September 2017 to May 2018.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen & Tween Advisory Board Meeting: Saturday, January 27 at 3p.m.
Teens join the Library’s Teen and Tween Advisory Board and provide input for our Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program and support to the young adult librarian.  No experience necessary, but you must be in grades 5-9 and live in Westford, MA or your parent must be a member of the Friends of the Library. The meeting(s) will be held in the Children’s Story Hour Room.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday : Monday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week we will be making Snowman cookies and water bottle wind spirals.  This is a free, drop-in event. Registration not required.

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, January 31 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

FEBRUARY 2018

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, February 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This week we will make Spinning Nerf Gun targets and glitter clothespin snowflakes. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, February 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This week we'll make chocolate Valentines. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook):  Wednesday, February 14 from 2 p.m.to 3 p.m. Library book club open to teens in grades 6 to 8 at the Stony Brook Middle School with snacks and hands-on activities. The group meets once a month from September 2017 to May 2018. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

February Vacation Week: Big Games: Tuesday, February 20 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12 come play our “BIG” Indoor Games.  Snacks will be served.  Registration required for this free program. Teens and tweens can register ONLINE

February Vacation Week: Graffiti Art Afternoon with Sherry Hoffman: Wednesday, February 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Teens & Tweens in grades 5 to 12 will be looking at graffiti art through artist's Keith Haring's eyes and creating their own graffiti. Registration required for this free program. Registration required for this free program. Teens and tweens can register ONLINE

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Thursday, February 28 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2018 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, February 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room. This week we will enjoyr herbal tea sampling and make cookie purses. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.



MARCH 2018

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, March 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week Zentangling designs on 3D objects and make sand candles. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, March 7 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, March 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week we will brighten your day by making suncatchers and coffee filter flowers. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, March 14 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Teen and Tween Make & Take Mondays: Monday, March 19 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This week we will make crystallized eggs and Peep Sulptures. This is a free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Teens & Tweens Money Savvy Teens: Saturday, March 24 at 12:00 p.m.  Teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12 will learn how to budget their money, identify wants vs. needs, and much more with Jorge Flores from Trilogy Financial.  This free program is designed for teens (and parents may attend as well). Registration required. Teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12 can register ONLINE.

Teen & Tween Advisory Board Meeting: Saturday, March 24 at 3p.m.
Teens join the Library’s Teen and Tween Advisory Board and provide input for our Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program and support to the young adult librarian.  No experience necessary, but you must be in grades 5-9 and live in Westford, MA or your parent must be a member of the Friends of the Library. The meeting(s) will be held in the Children’s Story Hour Room.

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, March 28 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2018 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

APRIL 2018

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Teen and Tween Make & Take Monday: Monday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m.   Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.   This is a Free, drop-in event.  Registration not required.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

April Vacation Week: Peeps Diorama Competition: Tuesday, April 17 from 1p.m. to 3p.m. Teen & Tween participants will work together in groups of 2 or 3 and create a Peeps Diorama (or scene).  Prizes will be awarded for the top three dioramas and all materials will be provided.  Registration required for this free program. Teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12 can register ONLINE.

April Vacation Week: Food Art Competition: Wednesday, April 18 from 1p.m. to 3p.m.  Teen & Tween participants will work on individual Food Art scenes and/or sculptures.  Prizes will be awarded for the top three dioramas and all materials will be provided.  Registration required for this free program. Teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12 can register ONLINE.

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, April 25 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2018 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

MAY 2018

Middle School Stop Motion Animation Club (Stony Brook): Tuesday, May 2 at 2 p.m.  School Library club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in creating their own stop -motion Animation project once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.

Middle School Book Club (Stony Brook): Wednesday, May 9 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Stony Brook Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8.  Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a month until May 2018 at the Stony Brook Middle School. Sign-up at the Stony Brook Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Smith.  

Middle School Book Club (Blanchard): Wednesday, May 30 at 2 p.m.  Library book club open to Blanchard Middle School teens in grades 6 to 8. Students actively participate in book discussion and hands-on activities once a once a month until May 2018 at the Blanchard Middle School Learning Commons.  Sign-up at the Blanchard Middle School with the school librarian, Mrs. Brandt.

SUMMER ARRIVES JUNE 21!
To find out what is happening this Summer CLICK HERE.



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