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Winter 2020 Programs

 

Pre-Registration for Winter session begins January 3rd and ends January 17th. Open registration will continue through February 13th.

Most Programs begin the week of January 20th and will end the week of March 23rd.

Exceptions include: Dungeons & Dragons Groups running on January 11th and Story Telling Through Comics not running on January 31st.

You can register for Fall Programs as of January 3rd by:

  • Coming into the library to fill out a registration form
  • Emailing Phil for a digital registration form at teen@pawlinglibrary.org

Registration will be closed: February 13th at 8:00 PM

 

Weekly Programs: 

Minecraft Monday 

Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM

Play competitive games in either creative or survival mode.

 

Film Maker’s Club

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 PM

Make your own movies and short films as part of a group that will write, direct, and produce short films that will be published on the library’s YA YouTube channel.

 

Game On!

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30

Play, analyze, and create your very own tabletop game! Discuss game components and design working in small groups. Then craft and play test your games!

 

Roblox Group

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30

Engage with your peers in a series of online games or make your own scenarios to share! Roblox meets in the upstairs annex.

 

Story Telling Through Comics

Fridays, 5:30-6:30

Learn how illustration and words work together to tell a story! Perfect for any artistic skill level. Learn how to craft a story and bring that story to life through illustration in the comic book style.

 

Project Do Something

Mondays, 6:00-8:00 PM

Project Do Something is a community service organization that meets on Friday nights to work on small but impact-full projects to better our community. Earn community service hours while having fun with your friends. No registration is necessary for this program – just show up ready to work!

 

Monthly Programs:

Dungeons & Dragons Group A (Advanced)

2nd Saturdays: January 11th, February 8th, and March 14th 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Looking for seasoned adventurers to join us at the library for a monthly installment of the world’s most famous table top RPG, Dungeons & Dragons!

 

Dungeons & Dragons Group B (Beginner)

4th Saturdays: January 25th, February 22nd, and March 28th 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Looking for beginner adventurers to join us at the library for a monthly installment of the world’s most famous table top RPG, Dungeons & Dragons!

 

Table Top Game Night

3rd Fridays: January 24th, February 21st, and March 20th  6:00-8:00 PM

Come play card and board games in the library. Every month we will have a new featured game! The library will provide a selection of games, but you are also encouraged to bring any games you might want to play.

 

One-time Programs

 

College Essay Workshop

February 1st, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Joe Hines, a tutor and teacher of writing, reading, and listening comprehension will be visiting us to help our High School teens approach the topic of College Essays from an organized, manageable, and comprehensive perspective.

 

Arctic Ecosystems: Climate Change

Saturday February 15th, 2:30-4:00 PM

Moki Kokori, the 14th woman to reach the geographic north pole and senior editor of the UN report on climate change, is coming to teach our teens about the Arctic ecosystem in regards to how a change in the region will have noticeable impact on the rest of the world.

 

Speed Cubing Workshop

Saturday March 7th,  1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Back by popular demand! The team from The Cubicle will be back for another Cubing workshop that will demonstrate new ways to approach their Cube puzzles as fast as possible!

 

Arctic Ecosystems: Indigenous Peoples

Saturday March 15th, 1:00-2:30 PM

Moki Kokoris, is returning for her final presentation with us! She will be focusing on the indigenous peoples and their culture.

 

Miniature Model Painting for Beginners

Saturday March 21st, 1:00-3:00 PM

An introduction to miniature painting. Bring miniature figures to life by learning techniques like shading, layering, and wet blending. Great for any artistic skill level! All teens will receive a starter brush and a miniature to take home.