Teens

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Apr 4 2017 6:00 pm

Have ideas that would make your library a better place for teens to hang out at?

How about a better selection of books and graphic novels?

Want to be more involved in community activities like the Moonlight Parade?

Be a part of the Teen Advisory Board and make your opinions heard! For ages 12-18.

Teen Baking Project

Apr 12 2017 4:00 pm

Teen Advisory Board members, and those willing to volunteer, will be joined by New Perspectives Seniors (formerly the Lighthouse of Silvis) in their community room to bridge the gap of old baking tips to the new baking styles. All products will be donated to the Friends of the Silvis Library’s Good Friday Bake Sale.

Cooking with Catalina

Apr 18 2017 6:00 pm

Teens will get a “Home Ec” style of learning the proper handling of kitchen

utensils, food prep, and other skills while they learn to make salsa and guacamole.

Teen Money Smart Week: Job Hunting

Apr 24 2017 5:30 pm

 

 

 

Want a summer job?

Want to stand out and be prepared for your first job interview?

A Junior Achievement volunteer will guide you through what it takes to make a great first impression on job applications and in interviews. Then go on a simulated job hunt and discover the ins and outs of resumes, apparel, and interview interactions.

Jolly Rancher Readers

Apr 25 2017 6:00 pm

Jolly Rancher Readers pick up If I Stay by Gayle Forman.

While reading that, you will choose a scene from your favorite book to depict in diorama form.

Dioramas will be used for a teen display.

The top 3 winners will from the diorama contest will be named and prizes will be awarded.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Mar 7 2017 6:00 pm

Have ideas that would make your library a better place for teens to hang out at? How about a better selection of books and graphic novels? Want to be more involved in community activities like the Moonlight Parade? Be a part of the Teen Advisory Board and make your opinions heard! For ages 12-18.

2nd Saturday Card Club hosted by Trade Mart

Mar 11 2017 1:00 pm

The Library will now be hosting card games for any and all interested in Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, and others like them.

Trade Mart volunteers will be around to referee and help those still learning how to play.

Winners of the monthly games will receive expansion packs for their sets.

Teen Coloring Contest

Mar 21 2017 5:30 pm

As part of the Library’s cultural month celebrating India, teens will have the chance to finish coloring intricate pages based on Indian locations, art, beliefs, and festivities. The top 3 best colored pictures will win a prize. Winners will be contacted on Wednesday, March 22nd. Materials, snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Henna Tattooing

Mar 18 2017 1:00 pm

Explore the traditions of Hindu wedding celebrations.

Learn about the ancient traditions of Mehndi body art.

Have a simple, elegant design applied to your hand with henna.

Taste traditional Indian food.

Jolly Rancher Readers

Mar 28 2017 6:00 pm

Enjoy the continued discussion about Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen. Refreshments provided.

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