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Bonus Programs

Welcome to the T(w)een center for additional programming.
Please see below the upcoming one-off events geared toward our tween and teen patrons!

For programming for younger children, please visit our Special Programs page.

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Teen Book Club Made Easy

Monday, December 4, 5:30 – 6:00 pm
Teen Space

Come to hear about new books and talk about a book that you like! If you can, please bring with you the book that you want to talk about.

Extra credit for Mr. Swist’s class available! Plus, free pizza!

Ages 11-18

This book club meets on the last Monday of every month, unless otherwise stated.

Authors Unplugged: Let’s Talk World Building with YA Fantasy Fiction Superstar Author Victoria Aveyard

Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Herreshoff Community Room

Authors Unplugged is a hybrid series of livestream author talks, featuring world renowned authors. Watch the stream with us in the Herreshoff Community Room, or from the comfort of your own home.

Join us as the instant #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen and Realm Breaker series, Victoria Aveyard, chats with us about YA fantasy fiction, world-building, and her incredible body of work!

In the bestselling series Realm Breaker, a strange darkness grows in Allward even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it in her small town at the edge of the sea. The long lost heir to an ancient lineage, it’s not until Corayne meets a rag-tag group of companions that she learns how to wield the magic slumbering in her blood—and how together they might stop what’s coming. As the realm descends into chaos, the choices are clear: Save the world…or end it. Together, they stand against a vicious opponent, invincible and determined to burn all kingdoms to ash and an army unlike anything the realm has ever witnessed.

Irresistibly action-packed and full of lethal surprises, this stunning fantasy series promises Breakneck adventure and impossible thrills!

About the Author: Victoria Aveyard was born and raised in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, a small town known only for the worst traffic rotary in the continental United States. She moved to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at the University of Southern California. She currently splits her time between the East and West coasts. As an author and screenwriter, she uses her career as an excuse to read too many books and watch too many movies. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, and you can visit her online at

QYG Teen Craft

Tuesday, December 5, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Teen Space

Stop by the Teen Space for the QYG Craft, where we’ll celebrate self-expression, creativity, and community building through art!

Our event is a welcoming and inclusive environment for every teen. Best for ages 13-18.

Space is limited, please register on our website.

Minecraft Mondays

Every Monday that school is scheduled (Except on 11/27/2023)
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Teen Room

Don’t have a Minecraft account? Don’t worry, we will provide you with one. Play with your friends, and get building!

Laptops available for those who register, or bring your own device if you’d like. All levels of experience are welcome.

Registration is required. Please register for each individual session you can attend.

Best for ages 10-18

Questions? Please email Sarah Griffin, [email protected]